Dr. David Sugarbaker, MD

Dr. David Sugarbaker, MD

Thoracic Surgery  ·  
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Age 65
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Dr. David Sugarbaker, MD is a thoracic surgery specialist in Houston, TX and has been practicing for 30 years. He graduated from Joan Sanford I Weill Medical College Of Cornell University in 1979 and specializes in thoracic surgery.

6620 Main St Ste 1325

Houston, TX 77030

Contact Information

(713) 798-6376

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Fallon Community Health Plan
  • Humana
  • Medico
  • MultiPlan
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Background Check

No malpractice claims found for Texas
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Sugarbaker's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Lung Removal (Partial or Complete): Open, or Resection of Lung Tumor: Open
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Sugarbaker performs Lung Removal (Partial or Complete): Open, or Resection of Lung Tumor: Open more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Sugarbaker performs this procedure more than 100% of his peers

Pleural Cancer
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Sugarbaker treats Pleural Cancer more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Sugarbaker treats this condition more than 98% of his peers

Decortication and Pleurectomy
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Sugarbaker performs Decortication and Pleurectomy more than 96% of his peers

Dr. Sugarbaker performs this procedure more than 96% of his peers

Dr. Sugarbaker's conditions and procedures:

Aneurysm
Atrial Fibrillation
Atrial Flutter
Benign Tumor
Cancer
Cardiac Electrophysiology
Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
Congenital Heart Defects
Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
Decortication and Pleurectomy
Esophageal Cancer
Esophageal Diseases
Esophageal Surgery
Esophagectomy (Esophagogastrostomy, Esophagojejunostomy)
Esophagostomy
Excision of Esophageal Lesion
Head and Neck Cancer
Head and Neck Surgery
Heart Defect Repair
Heart Disease
Heart Surgery
Hernia Repair
Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
Lobectomy, Open
Lung Cancer
Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
Lung Removal (Partial or Complete): Open, or Resection of Lung Tumor: Open
Lung Removal, Open
Lung Surgery
Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
Mediastinal Tumors, Malignant
Mediastinal Tumors, Not Specified as Malignant
Mitral Valve Surgery
Neuroendocrine Tumors
Open Diaphragmatic and-or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
Paraesophageal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
Pleura Cancer
Pleural Cancer
Pleural Neoplasm, Not Specified as Malignant
Port Placements or Replacements
Pulmonary Disease
Pulmonary Embolism
Segmentectomy, Open
Septal Defect
Thoracentesis
Thoracoscopic Lobectomy
Thoracoscopic Segmentectomy
Thoracoscopic Wedge Resection
Thrombosis
Thymomas
Tracheal Surgery
Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)
Vascular Disease
Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy

About Me

Biography

Dr. David Sugarbaker, MD is a thoracic surgery specialist in Houston, TX and has been practicing for 30 years. He graduated from Joan Sanford I Weill Medical College Of Cornell University in 1979 and specializes in thoracic surgery.

Specialties

  • Thoracic Surgery

Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery

Education

  • 1988
    Toronto General Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital
    1988
  • 1985
    Brigham and Womens
    Residency Hospital
    1985
  • 1982
    Peter Bent Brigham
    Residency Hospital
    1982
  • 1980
    Peter Bent Brigham
    Internship Hospital
    1980
  • 1979
    Joan Sanford I Weill Medical College Of Cornell University
    Medical School
    1979

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Dr. Sugarbaker's Reviews

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1 Star
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I would recommend Dr Sugarbaker with no hesitation. Professional, concise with a good bedside manner. He explains a complicated medical condition with ease to non-medical individuals, including my 87 year old grandfather with mesothelioma.
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Dr. Sugarbaker was an exceptional doctor. He was very meticulous in treating me and explaining what was going on with me. He was very patient and possesses great bedside manners. He suggested me to undergo a surgery that was a necessity on my end and he did an outstanding job. I am doing well and...Read More
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27 yo male w/ softball sized ganglionueroma tumor involving major arteries and nerves in upper chest and neck. Dr. Sugarbaker and team were able to remove the tumor with no complications. I feel that I owe my life and the future quality of it to him and his team. Cannot say enough about them.
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Dr. Sugarbaker is the best, he saved my life. I was diagnosed with mesothelioma 8 years ago and given 6 months to live by a local doctor. I had two young children at the time and with his help, I will see my second daughter graduate high school this year. We got an appointment within a week of my...Read More
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Dr Sugarbaker is an AWESOME Doctor! He takes time with you and explains everything in a way you can understand. You are NOT a number you are a person!!! He is Very humble !!!! The only hands better than his are GODS !!!!!
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Humana
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MultiPlan
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