Dr. David Sugar, MD


Adult Orthopedic Surgery | Male

Dr. David Sugar, MD
Dr. David Sugar, MD is an adult orthopedic surgery doctor who practices in Sarasota, FL. He is 52 years old and has been practicing for 25 years. Dr. Sugar is affiliated with Doctors Hospital of Sarasota and Sarasota Memorial Hospital.

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    Dr David Sugar, MD1921 Waldemere St Ste 610
    Sarasota, FL 34239
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      10 to 15 minutes
    Patient Comments (9)
    in Treasure Island, FL |
    This man really listens, cares and treats a patient with respect and dignity. His entire staff are very helpful, polite and knowledgeable. They pay attention to detail. My issue was treated with painless precision, results were felt instantly with very good prognosis. If your needing orthopedic procedures, look no further than Dr Sugar.
    in Bradenton, FL |
    Highly recommend this Doctor for back pain.
    in NORTH PORTi, FL |
    in Sarasota, FL |
    Highest quality of care possible provided by the Doctor and his team of professionals! I sustained an injury earlier this year and was re-injured during the healing process. The level of care and quality provided is without a doubt the best I have ever experienced. The Dr is excellent and he has surrounded himself with a team that I can only describe as ultimate professionals. They truly have my confidence. One person of note is Candice who handles scheduling. She does a tough job with a smile!
    in Sarasota, FL |
    Three years ago, Dr. Sugar replaced both my knees at the same time. The results have been amazing. He gave me my life back. Today I live with no knee pain. Dr. Sugar is wonderful!
    in Sarasota, FL |
    My entire family has been to see Dr. Sugar through the years. He has been able to diagnosis some very odd orthopedic injuries when other physicians were unable to do so. He never makes you feel like you are rushed. He and his staff are always willing to work with you in the event you need to be seen. They will fit you in at all times to be accommodating. The entire staff (reception, checkin, checkout, radiology, nurses) are alway so pleasant and helpful!
    in Sarasota, FL |
    I went to Dr Sugar for my hand with was giving me trouble after cutting it extremely bad. Dr Sugar is an incredible Dr and has on of the best attitudes and excitement Ive ever seen form a Dr. You can tell he truly loves what he does. He took great care of me and I only had to wait like 10 minutes to see him. I think my favorite part of the whole experience was the staff in general. They were all very helpful and happy to be there. Everyone in the waiting room was well taken care off.
    in Venice, FL |
    I went to see Dr Sugar for knee pain. I was nervous about the pain ending my running season. Dr Sugar performed a thorough exam, followed up with x-ray and MRI. My options were discussed and a plan developed. I would, and have strongly recommended Dr Sugar to my family, friends and neighbors.
    in Sarasota, FL |
    Dr Sugar performed successful shoulder surgery on me. His staff was excellent. Of particular note concerning Dr Sugar was during the pre-operation office visit, where he very thoroughly and patiently explained the shoulder problem, what would specifically happen during surgery, and the process by which I could make a full recovery. The surgery resulted in a complete return to pain free function in the shoulder. I highly recommend Dr Sugar.
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    •  Specializes in Adult Orthopedic Surgery
    •  Board certified in Orthopedic Surgery
    •  No malpractice claims found
    •  No sanctions found
    •  No board actions found

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    • Orthopedic Surgery

    Conditions Treated

    • Achilles Tendinitis
    • Adhesive Capsulitis
    • Ankle Fracture
    • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
    • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
    • Autoimmune Diseases
    • Back Pain
    • Baker’s Cyst
    • Bone Disorders
    • Broken Arm
    • Bursitis
    • Cancer
    • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
    • Chronic Pelvic Pain
    • Clavicle Fracture
    • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
    • De Quervain's Disease
    • Degenerative Disc Disease
    • Difficulty With Walking
    • Elbow Bursitis
    • Elbow Injuries
    • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
    • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
    • Femur Fracture
    • Foot Conditions
    • Foot Fracture
    • Fracture
    • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
    • Gait Abnormality
    • Ganglion Cyst
    • Glenoid Labrum Tear
    • Gout
    • Hand Conditions
    • Hand Fracture
    • Hand Pain
    • Hernia
    • Hip Fracture
    • Hip Sprain
    • Internal Derangement of Knee
    • Intervertebral Disc Disease
    • Joint Pain
    • Knee Dislocation
    • Knee Disorders
    • Knee Fracture
    • Knee Pain
    • Knee Sprain
    • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
    • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
    • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
    • Limb Pain
    • Lumbar Spine Fracture
    • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
    • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
    • Osteoarthritis
    • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
    • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
    • Osteoarthritis of Hands
    • Osteoarthritis of Hip
    • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
    • Osteoarthritis of Knee
    • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
    • Osteopenia
    • Osteoporosis
    • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
    • Pathological Spine Fracture
    • Pelvic Fracture
    • Plantar Fasciitis
    • Pseudoarthrosis
    • Pyogenic Arthritis
    • Rheumatoid Arthritis
    • Rotator Cuff Tear
    • Runner's Knee
    • Scapular Fracture
    • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
    • Scoliosis
    • Shoulder Dislocation
    • Shoulder Disorders
    • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
    • Shoulder Pain
    • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
    • Spine Disorders
    • Spondylitis
    • Spondylolisthesis
    • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
    • Systemic Chondromalacia
    • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
    • Trigger Finger
    • Wrist Fracture


    • Medical School
      University of South Florida / College of Medicine

      Graduated in 1992

    • Internship Hospital
      Tampa Genl Hospital University South Fla

      Completed in 1993

    • Residency Hospital
      Rush Med College

      Completed in 1997

      Tampa Genl Hospital University South Fla

      Completed in 1994

    Languages Spoken

    • English

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    • Adult Orthopedic Surgery
    • Orthopedic Surgery
    • Pediatric Orthopedic Surgery

    Procedures Performed

    • ACL Surgery
    • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
    • All Shoulder or Elbow Replacement Procedures
    • Arm Surgery
    • Arthroplasty
    • Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
    • Carpal Tunnel Release
    • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
    • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
    • Elbow Tenotomy
    • Excision of Scapula, Clavicle, Rib, or Sternum
    • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Closed
    • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
    • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Fracture Care
    • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
    • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
    • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Hip Arthroscopy
    • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
    • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
    • Joint Drainage
    • Knee Arthroscopy
    • Knee Replacement
    • Knee Replacement Revision
    • Knee Surgery
    • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
    • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
    • Kyphoplasty, Percutaneous
    • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
    • Neuroplasty
    • Partial Shoulder Replacement
    • Peripheral Nerve Block
    • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
    • Rotator Cuff Surgery
    • Separated Femoral Epiphysis Treatment
    • Shoulder Dislocation Treatment
    • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
    • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
    • Steroid Injection
    • Total Knee Replacement
    • Total Shoulder Replacement
    • Trigger Finger Release
    • Trigger Point Injection
    • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate