Dr. David Rice, MD

Dr. David Rice, MD

Thoracic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 51
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Dr. David Rice, MD is a thoracic surgery specialist in Houston, TX and has been practicing for 18 years. He graduated from University Of Dublin and specializes in thoracic surgery, cardiothoracic surgery, and more.

1515 Holcombe Blvd

Houston, TX 77030

Contact Information

(713) 792-6161

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
  • HealthSmart
  • 3 More

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Background Check

No malpractice claims found for Texas
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Rice's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Lymphadenectomy With Robotic Assistance
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Rice performs Lymphadenectomy With Robotic Assistance more than 92% of his peers

Dr. Rice performs this procedure more than 92% of his peers

Lung Surgery
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Rice performs Lung Surgery more than 87% of his peers

Dr. Rice performs this procedure more than 87% of his peers

Lung Cancer
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Rice treats Lung Cancer more than 82% of his peers

Dr. Rice treats this condition more than 82% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Adult Small Cell Lung Cancer
  • Bronchioalveolar Carcinoma
  • Bronchogenic Carcinoma
  • Clear Cell Adenocarcinoma
  • Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer
  • Pleura Cancer
  • Small Cell Lung Cancer

Dr. Rice's conditions and procedures:

Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Aneurysm
Aortic Dissection
Aortic Ectasia
Aortic Stenosis
Aortic Valve Regurgitation
Atrial Fibrillation
Atrial Flutter
Benign Tumor
Cancer
Cardiac Electrophysiology
Cardiac MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) of Heart or Chest
Congenital Heart Defects
Congenital Heart Disease
Coronary Artery Aneurysm
Coronary Cathertization With Robotic Assistance
da Vinci® Lobectomy
Decortication and Pleurectomy
Empyema
Esophageal Cancer
Esophageal Diseases
Esophageal Surgery
Esophagectomy (Esophagogastrostomy, Esophagojejunostomy)
Esophagomyotomy
Excision of Tracheal Tumor or Stenosis
Extrapleural Lung Removal
Head and Neck Cancer
Head and Neck Surgery
Heart Disease
Heart Surgery
Heart Tumors, Benign
Heart Tumors, Malignant
Hernia Repair
Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
Lobectomy of Lung With Robotic Assistance
Lobectomy, Open
Lung Cancer
Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
Lung Removal (Partial or Complete): Open, or Resection of Lung Tumor: Open
Lung Surgery
Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
Lymphadenectomy With Robotic Assistance
Mediastinal Tumors, Malignant
Mediastinal Tumors, Not Specified as Malignant
Mesothelioma
Minimally Invasive Esophagectomy (MIE)
Minimally Invasive Thymectomy
Mitral Valve Regurgitation
Mitral Valve Stenosis
Neuroendocrine Tumors
Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
Non-Invasive Mechanical Ventilation With Robotic Assistance
Open Diaphragmatic and-or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
Open Thymectomy
Partial Lobectomy With Robotic Assistance
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
Pleura Cancer
Pleural Cancer
Pleural Neoplasm, Not Specified as Malignant
Port Placements or Replacements
Pulmonary Disease
Pulmonary Valve Disease
Secondary Hypertension
Segmentectomy
Segmentectomy, Open
Thoracoscopic Excision of Lung With Robotic Assistance
Thoracoscopic Lobectomy
Thoracoscopic Lobectomy of Lung With Robotic Assistance
Thoracoscopic Segmentectomy
Thoracoscopic Thymectomy
Thoracoscopic Wedge Resection
Thrombosis
Thymectomy
Thymomas
Trachea Cancer
Tracheal Strictures
Tracheal Surgery
Tracheal Tumors
Ultrasound, Endobronchial
Vascular Disease
Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic (VATS) Lobectomy
Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic (VATS) Thymectomy
Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS)
Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy

About Me

Biography

Dr. David Rice, MD is a thoracic surgery specialist in Houston, TX and has been practicing for 18 years. He graduated from University Of Dublin and specializes in thoracic surgery, cardiothoracic surgery, and more.

Specialties

  • Thoracic Surgery
  • Cardiothoracic Surgery
  • Pediatric Thoracic Surgery

Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery

Education

University Of Dublin
Medical School
2001
Baylor College Of Med
Residency Hospital
1999
Mayo Grad School Med/Mayo Fndn
Residency Hospital
2001
1999

Awards

Dr. Rice's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Rice

3.8

Based on 8 reviews

5 Stars
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4 Stars
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3 Stars
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2 Stars
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1 Star
25%
(2)

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Insurance accepted

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Aetna
Choice Plus POS II
Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
Blue Choice
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
Open Access
Commercial Insurance Company
Coventry Health Care
Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
GEHA
HealthSmart
Humana
Choice Care PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
UnitedHealthCare
Choice Plus POS
Navigate HMO
Navigate POS
Options PPO

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