Dr. David Sax, MD

Dr. David Sax, MD

Dermatology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 48
Dr. David Sax, MD is a dermatologist in Sarasota, FL and has been practicing for 22 years. He graduated from Thomas Jefferson University in 1996 and specializes in dermatology, mohs micrographic surgery, and more.

8451 Shade Ave Ste 205

Sarasota, FL 34243

Contact Information

(941) 360-2477

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CareOregon
  • CareSource
  • Centene
  • Cigna
  • Community Health Choice
  • Coventry Health Care
  • 20 More

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Top Care Areas

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very high
more than 99% of peers
Atopic Dermatitis (Eczema)
very high
more than 99% of peers
very high
more than 97% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Sax "Dr. Sax originally hails from Philadelphia. He completed his undergraduate studies at Penn State University where he was the recipient of the Braddock scholarship, a full science academic scholarship. He graduated Phi Beta Kappa with honors for his two separate bachelor degrees. Dr. Sax completed his medical school training at Thomas Jefferson University in Philadelphia, PA and then went on to complete a medical internship at Penn State Medical Center in Hershey, Pennsylvania. Dr. Sax completed a dermatology residency at the University of Michigan. For research performed during his residency in the field of laser surgery, he was awarded the Ralph Coskey award by the Michigan Dermatological Society where he presented his research to a state audience. Following his residency, Dr. Sax spent additional training in Columbus, Ohio studying MOHS micrographic surgery as well as additional surgical cosmetic procedures. Dr. Sax has been published in major dermatology journals, and has performed several presentations for both Dermatologists as well as other physicians on both a local and national level."
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4  Specialties

  • Dermatology
  • Cosmetic Dermatology
  • Mohs Micrographic Surgery
  • Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Dermatology
    Accredited by: American Board of Dermatology*

48  Conditions Treated

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19  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Acne Surgery
  • Adjacent Tissue Transfer
  • Botox® Injection
  • Collagen Injection
  • Dermal Filler
  • Destruction of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Destruction of Malignant Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Skin Cancer
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Hair Removal
  • Mohs Surgery
  • Restylane® Injections
  • Shaving of Skin Lesion
  • Skin Cancer Removal
  • Skin Resurfacing
  • Skin Tag Removal

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Florida.

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.


  • Thomas Jefferson University
    Medical School | Graduated 1996
  • Penn State University Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • University Of Michigan / Ann Arbor
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Center For Surgical Dermatology and Dermatology Associates
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Sax has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Sax's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Sax to family and friends
22 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (22)

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Dr. Sax's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

I strongly recommend Dr. Sax. Staff was professional and friendly. Dr. Sax explained the procedures to me thoroughly. He quickly (and painlessly) took care of several minor issues. He gave me clear instructions regarding post-treatment care. He also followed up with me very soon thereafter with...more
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When I visit Dr. Sax and his excellent staff, I feel as though I get the best and latest treatment options offered, always explained, and the results exceed my expectations. Dr. Sax and staff are compassionate and my comfort level with the care I receive means a lot to me.. Thank you Dr. Sax!
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Meticulous checking and careful removal of anything suspicious. Froze AK's and some sebs for me. PA also very meticulous in checking for skin changes.
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