Dr. David Sowden, MD

Dr. David Sowden, MD

Cardiac Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 69
Dr. David Sowden, MD is a cardiac surgery specialist in Fort Wayne, IN and has been practicing for 36 years. He graduated from Medical University Of South Carolina in 1975 and specializes in cardiac surgery, cardiovascular surgery, and more.

11108 Parkview Circle Dr Ste 5100

Fort Wayne, IN 46845

Contact Information

(260) 266-2800

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Medicaid
  • Medical Mutual of Ohio

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more than 94% of peers
Aortic Aneurysm
very high
more than 93% of peers
Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
more than 83% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Sowden "Dr. Sowden received his MD degree from the University of South Carolina School of Medicine in 1976 and completed his training in thoracic and cardiovascular surgery at Ohio State University in 1983. Dr. Sowden took additional training in cardiac surgery at Guy s Hospital in London, England. Dr. Sowden is certified by the American Board of Thoracic Surgery and has achieved Fellowship status in the American College of Surgeons. He is also an active member of the Society of Thoracic Surgeons."

3  Specialties

  • Cardiac Surgery
  • Cardiothoracic Surgery
  • Cardiovascular Surgery

1  Board Certifications

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

54  Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Aneurysm and Dissection of Heart
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cancer
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Artery Aneurysm
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Empyema
  • Endocarditis
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Tumors, Benign
  • Heart Tumors, Malignant
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Mediastinal Tumors, Malignant
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Peripheral Arterial Dissection
  • Pleura Cancer
  • Pleural Cancer
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
  • Secondary Hypertension
  • Septal Defect
  • Thoracoabdominal Aortic Aneurysm
  • Thrombosis
  • Vascular Disease
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53  Procedures

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  • Medical University Of South Carolina
    Medical School | Graduated 1975
  • Greenville Hospital System
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1976
  • Ohio State University
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1980
  • Guys Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1982

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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What People Say About Dr. David Sowden, MD
Dr.Sowden did everything humanly possible to extend our Mother's life. Other Cardiac Surgeons gave her a zero chance of surviving. My Father insisted someone try, and Dr.Sowden did. She survived. As a result, we had some extra time with her we otherwise would not have had. This gave us a chance to...Read More
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Real Grateful – Aug 15, 2018
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I was in a car accident with thoracic trauma and aortic damage. I seriously shouldn’t be alive. This man is a genius.
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Guyla Mullins – Apr 08, 2018
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Dr. Sowden has done coronary bypass surgery and carotid artery surgery for me. Very thorough explanation both before surgery and post-op. I have complete confidence in Dr. Sowden's abilities, diagnosis, and expertise.
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Larry Thompson in Fort Wayne IN – Jan 04, 2017
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