Dr. David Sugar, MD

Dr. David Sugar, MD

Adult Orthopedic Surgery  ·  
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Age 54
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Dr. David Sugar, MD is an adult orthopedic surgery specialist in Sarasota, FL and has been practicing for 21 years. He graduated from University Of South Florida / College Of Medicine in 1992 and specializes in adult orthopedic surgery, orthopedic surgery, and more.

1921 Waldemere St Ste 610

Sarasota, FL 34239

Contact Information

(941) 556-6900

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Golden Rule
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
  • Health Net
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Background Check

1 Malpractice Claim Found
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. Sugar's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Bursitis
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Sugar treats Bursitis more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Sugar treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Hip Bursitis
  • Subacromial Bursitis
  • Trochanteric Bursitis
Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Sugar treats Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis) more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Sugar treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Sugar treats Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Sugar treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Knee Pain

Dr. Sugar's conditions and procedures:

Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Achilles Tendinitis
ACL Surgery
Adhesive Capsulitis
All Shoulder or Elbow Replacement Procedures
Ankle Fracture
Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
Ankle Sprains and Strains
Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
Arm Surgery
Arthritis of the Elbow
Arthroplasty
Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
Autoimmune Diseases
Back Pain
Baker’s Cyst
Bone Cancer
Bone Disorders
Broken Arm
Bunion
Bursitis
Cancer
Carpal Tunnel Release
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Chronic Pelvic Pain
Clavicle Fracture
Coccyx or Sacrum Fracture
Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
Complications of Joint Prosthesis
De Quervain's Disease
Degenerative Disc Disease
Difficulty With Walking
Elbow Bursitis
Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
Elbow Injuries
Elbow Sprain
Elbow Tenotomy
Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
Excision of Metacarpal and Carpal
Excision of Scapula, Clavicle, Rib, or Sternum
Excision of Tarsal or Metatarsal
Excision of Tibia or Fibula
Femur Fracture
Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Closed
Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
Foot Conditions
Foot Fracture
Foot Sprain
Fracture
Fracture Care
Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
Gait Abnormality
Ganglion Cyst
Glenoid Labrum Tear
Gout
Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
Hand Conditions
Hand Fracture
Hand Pain
Hernia
Hip Arthroscopy
Hip Dysplasia
Hip Fracture
Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
Hip Pointer Injuries
Hip Resurfacing
Hip Sprain
Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
Internal Derangement of Knee
Intervertebral Disc Disease
Joint Drainage
Joint Pain
Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
Knee Arthroscopy
Knee Dislocation
Knee Dislocation Treatment
Knee Disorders
Knee Fracture
Knee Pain
Knee Replacement
Knee Replacement Revision
Knee Sprain
Knee Surgery
Kyphoplasty, Percutaneous
Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
Lateral Collateral Ligament (LCL) Sprain
Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
Limb Cramp
Limb Pain
Lumbar Spine Fracture
Lupus
Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
Morton's Neuroma
Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
Neuroplasty
Non-Traumatic Rupture of Achilles Tendon
Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
Osgood Schlatter Disease
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
Osteochondritis Dissecans
Osteopenia
Osteoporosis
Osteosarcoma
Partial Shoulder Replacement
Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
Pathological Spine Fracture
Pelvic Fracture
Peripheral Nerve Block
Plantar Fasciitis
Pseudoarthrosis
Pyogenic Arthritis
Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
Reverse Total Shoulder and Total Shoulder Replacement
Rheumatoid Arthritis
Rib Fracture
Rotator Cuff Surgery
Rotator Cuff Tear
Runner's Knee
Sacrum Disorders
Scapular Fracture
Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Scoliosis
Separated Femoral Epiphysis Treatment
Sever's Disease
Shoulder Dislocation
Shoulder Dislocation Treatment
Shoulder Disorders
Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
Shoulder Fracture Treatment
Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
Shoulder Pain
Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
Spina Bifida
Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
Spine Disorders
Spondylitis
Spondylolisthesis
Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
Steroid Injection
Still's Disease
Systemic Chondromalacia
Thoracic Spine Fracture
Tibia and Fibula Fractures
Tibia or Fibula Stress Fracture
Total Knee Replacement
Total Shoulder Replacement
Trigger Finger
Trigger Finger Release
Trigger Point Injection
Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate
Wrist Fracture

About Me

Biography

Dr. David Sugar, MD is an adult orthopedic surgery specialist in Sarasota, FL and has been practicing for 21 years. He graduated from University Of South Florida / College Of Medicine in 1992 and specializes in adult orthopedic surgery, orthopedic surgery, and more.

Specialties

  • Adult Orthopedic Surgery
  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Pediatric Orthopedic Surgery

Board Certifications

Education

  • 1997
    Rush Med College
    Residency Hospital
    1997
  • 1994
    Tampa Genl Hospital University South Fla
    Residency Hospital
    1994
  • 1993
    Tampa Genl Hospital University South Fla
    Internship Hospital
    1993
  • 1992
    University Of South Florida / College Of Medicine
    Medical School
    1992

Dr. Sugar's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Sugar

4.5

Based on 52 reviews

5 Stars
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4 Stars
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2 Stars
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1 Star
9.615384615384615%
(5)

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  • Staff friendliness
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I’ve been seeing Dr. Sugar off and on throughout the years since I was 11 years old. There is absolutely no other orthopedic doctor I would go to. His staff is friendly and he is terrific. Each time I’ve seen him, he has laid out my options and let me pick which one I feel most comfortable with....Read More
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Dr. Sugar is one of the most personable physicians I have ever met! He is amazing with all ages! I just love how great he is with kids! He always gets down on their level and talks to them directly! He has a way with making everyone in the room feel comfortable! He is as great as a Physician as he...Read More
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Choosing Dr. Sugar after cracking left patella in a fall has been a positive experience. From the friendly and caring receptionists, nurses, X-ray techs and ultimately Dr. Sugar I am well pleased with the care I have received.
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I recently saw Dr. Sugar for my hand problem. I found him, and his office staff to possess the following qualities: CAREFUL; THOUGHTFUL; ATTENTIVE; THOROUGH; AND PATIENT. He explains the pathology; the options, success rate; to allow me to make the best informed decision. HIGHLY RECOMMENDED!
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Thank you Bryan for the amazing review.
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HE IS THE BEST THE WHOLE STAFF IS WONDERFUL
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Aetna
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Assurant Health
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card Test PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
NetworkBlue
Cigna
Cigna PPO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
LocalPlus
Open Access Plus
Commercial Insurance Company
Golden Rule
Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
GEHA
Health Net
HealthSmart
Meritain Health
MultiPlan
MultiPlan Test PPO
PHCS Network PPO
MVP Health Care
National Elevator
POMCO Group
Priority Health
Thrivent Financial
Tricare
UnitedHealthCare
Choice Plus Test POS
Neighborhood Health Partnership
Options PPO

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