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About Dr. David W Person
Dr. David W Person, MD is a Doctor primarily located in San Antonio, TX, with another office in San Antonio, TX. He has 24 years of experience. His specialties include Surgery of the Hand, Plastic Surgery and Orthopaedic Surgery. Dr. Person is affiliated with North Central Baptist Hospital and Houston Methodist Willowbrook Hospital. Dr. Person has received 5 awards. He speaks English.
Dr. David W Person has the following 3 specialties
- Surgery of the Hand
Hand surgeons are certified surgeons who are also experts in the function and structure of your wrists, hands and forearms. This allows them to treat arthritis, carpal tunnel, trigger finger and tennis elbow, most of which tend to result from repetitive and excessive use of the corresponding joints, muscles, tendons and ligaments.
Hand surgeons also commonly work with patients who have fractures or broken bones from any kind of accident. If you're experiencing any kind of general pain in your hand, wrist or forearm that isn’t going away, a hand surgeon is probably your best resource.
- Plastic Surgery
A plastic surgery specialist is a physician with extensive training in the execution of plastic surgery procedures.
Plastic surgery is the use of surgical procedures to rebuild or reshape injured or misshapen body parts. Congenital defects, such as a cleft lip or palate, can be corrected by a plastic surgery specialist. Injuries sustained during auto accidents also may require the services of a plastic surgery specialist. These procedures fall under the category of reconstructive plastic surgery.
The other category of plastic surgery is cosmetic plastic surgery. Plastic surgery specialists often perform procedures like breast augmentation, face lifts, tummy tucks, liposuction, and lip injection as elective surgeries for patients who wish to make aesthetic improvements.
- Orthopaedic Surgery
Dr. David W Person has the following 8 expertise
- Reconstructive Surgery
- Dupuytren's Contracture
- Skin Cancer
- Laser Resurfacing
- Hair Restoration
- Cosmetic Surgery
Dr. David W Person is Board Certified in 2 specialties
See the board certifications this doctor has received. Board certifications provide confidence that this doctor meets the nationally recognized standards for education, knowledge and experience.
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Dr Person did a poor job of my reconstruction surgery for breast cancer. He placed the implant too high and failed to raise my other breast as he agreed before surgery. So I am living with one high breast and one low breast. when I complained he said: It shouldn't matter but to you and maybe one other person. Well it sure matters to me, Dr Person.
I was referred to Dr. Person's from a previous Doctor, an was kind of unsure how this new Doctor would take my problem. From the first visit, I was impressed, not only was it not his specialty, but he took my case head on, and didn't back down or send me to another Doctor. He has a great personality, and he takes his time with you. His staff, is one of my favorite staff's to deal with, If they are having a bad day, you couldn't' tell. I am truly happy with Dr. Persons.
Considering I had only been in San Antonio a year and a half before being diagnosed with breast cancer. I am thankful to have found Dr. Person to help me through reconstructive part of this journey
Patients' Choice Award (2008, 2009, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016)
Patients' Choice recognition reflects the difference a particular physician has made in the lives of his/her patients. The honor is bestowed to physicians who have received near perfect scores, as voted by patients.
Patients' Choice 5th Anniversary Award (2015, 2016)
The Patients' Choice Award - 5 Year Honoree is a recognition granted only to those doctors whose ratings have reflected excellence in care for five years in a row. Only 1% of all doctors in the United States are bestowed this honor by their patients.
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015)
Compassionate Doctor certification is granted to physicians who treat their patients with the utmost kindness. The honor is granted based on a physician's overall and bedside manner scores.
On-Time Doctor Award (2014, 2015, 2016)
Vitals On-Time + Promptness Award recognizes doctors with consistent high ratings for timeliness of appointments. The honor is granted based on a physician's overall and promptness scores.
Compassionate Doctor Award - 5 Year Honoree (2015)
Vitals Compassionate Doctor Award - 5 Year Honoree recognizes doctors with the highest scores in bedside manner for five consecutive years. This honor is granted to a few distinct doctors in the United States based on experiences shared by patients.
Dr. Person is affiliated (can practice and admit patients) with the following hospital(s).
24 Years Experience
University Of Texas Southwestern Medical School
Graduated in 1994
Dr. David W Person accepts the following insurance providers.
- Aetna Choice POS II
- Aetna HMO
- Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
- Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
BCBS Blue Card
- BCBS Blue Card PPO
- BCBS TX Blue Advantage HMO
- BCBS TX BlueChoice
- BCBS TX HMO Blue Texas
- Humana Choice POS
- Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
- Humana HMO
- Humana HMO Premier
- Humana National HMO
- Humana National POS
- Humana Preferred PPO
- Multiplan PPO
- PHCS PPO
- UHC Choice Plus POS
- UHC Navigate HMO
- UHC Navigate POS
- UHC Options PPO
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