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Patient Reviews

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Patient comments (15)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. David Sugarbaker is Good. Dr. Sugarbaker has been reviewed by 34 patients who have provided 15 comments. The rating is 4 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 3.9
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Promptness 3.4
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Courteous Staff 4.1
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Accurate Diagnosis 3.7
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Bedside Manner 3.7
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Spends Time with Me 3.5
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Follows Up After Visit 3.6
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Specialties & Research

Dr. David Sugarbaker, MD is board certified in Thoracic Surgery (Cardiothoracic Vascular Surgery).

  • He has special expertise in 31 areas:
  • Adjuvant Chemotherapy
  • Cancer
  • Chromosome Aberrations
  • Endoscopy (Endoscopic Surgery)
  • Epidemiology
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophagectomy
  • Esophagus Cancer (Esophogeal Neoplasm)
  • Glandular Cancer (Adenocarcinoma)
  • Heart-Lung Transplantation
  • Local Neoplasm Recurrence
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Cancer (Malignant Pleural Effusion)
  • Lung Cancer (Non-Small-Cell Lung Carcinoma)
  • Lung Cancer (Pleural Neoplasms)
  • Lung Cancer (Small Cell Carcinoma)
  • Lung Diseases
  • Lung Diseases (Pleural Diseases)
  • Lung Transplantation
  • Lymph Node Excision (Lymph node removal)
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Education & Awards

Dr. Sugarbaker graduated from Cornell University, New York. He has 12 awards.

Awards  
One of America's Leading Experts on:
Adjuvant Chemotherapy
Esophagus Cancer (Esophogeal Neoplasm)
Glandular Cancer (Adenocarcinoma)
Lung Cancer (Lung Neoplasm)
Lung Cancer (Non-Small-Cell Lung Carcinoma)
Lung Cancer (Pleural Neoplasms)
Mesothelioma (Asbestos-related Cancer)
Pneumonectomy
Thoracoscopy
Castle Connolly America's Top Doctors® (2002 - 2008, 2010 - 2015)
Castle Connolly America's Top Doctors® for Cancer (2005 - 2007, 2009 - 2012, 2014 - 2015)
Patients' Choice Award (2008 - 2009)

Affiliations

Dr. Sugarbaker has 12 hospital affiliations:

  • Faulkner Hospital 
  • South Shore Hospital 

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Additional Information
Dr. David J Sugarbaker MD is a male Cardiothoracic Surgeon, has 33 years of experience and practices in Thoracic Surgery and Cardiothoracic Vascular Surgery.
Where does Dr. David J. Sugarbaker practice?
Dr. David Sugarbaker has 1 office location.
Dr. David Sugarbaker practices Thoracic Surgery and Cardiothoracic Vascular Surgery near Houston, TX.
See Houston Surgeons.