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 17 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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Top Care Areas

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Lung Surgery
very high
more than 99% of peers
Lung Cancer
very high
more than 98% of peers
Pulmonary Disease
very high
more than 97% of peers

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3  Specialties

  • Thoracic Surgery
  • Cardiothoracic Surgery
  • Pediatric Thoracic Surgery

2  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*
  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Thoracic Surgery*

37  Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cancer
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Coronary Artery Aneurysm
  • Empyema
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Tumors, Benign
  • Heart Tumors, Malignant
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Mediastinal Tumors, Malignant
  • Mediastinal Tumors, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Mesothelioma
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Pleura Cancer
  • Pleural Cancer
  • Pleural Neoplasm, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Secondary Hypertension
  • Thrombosis
  • Thymomas
  • Trachea Cancer
  • Tracheal Strictures
  • Tracheal Tumors
  • Vascular Disease
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44  Procedures

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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Texas.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • University Of Dublin
    Medical School | Graduated
  • Baylor College Of Med
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2001
  • Mayo Grad School Med/mayo Fndn
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1999

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Rice has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Rice's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Rice

3.8

Based on 8 reviews

5 Stars
62.5%
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4 Stars
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3 Stars
12.5%
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2 Stars
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1 Star
25%
(2)

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