Dr. David J Ciesla MD Surgeon

Dr. David Ciesla is a surgeon in Tampa, Florida and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Denver Health and Tampa General Hospital. He received his medical degree from University of Colorado Denver School of Medicine and has been in practice for 19 years. Dr. Ciesla accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 11 doctors at Denver Health and one of 32 at Tampa General Hospital who specialize in Surgery.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Surgeon: Trauma Surgery & Surgical Critical Care

Education & Medical Training

University of Colorado
Residency, General Surgery, 1995–2002

University of Colorado Denver School of Medicine
Class of 1995

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Surgery
Certified in Surgery

American Board of Surgery
Certified in Surgical Critical Care

FL State Medical License
Active through 2016

Awards, Honors & Recognition

Fellow (FACS), American College of Surgeons

Publications & Presentations

The injured elderly: A rising tide.
Ciesla, D. J.,Pracht, E. E.,Tepas, J. J.,Cha, J. Y.,Langland-Orban, B.,Flint, L. M.

Fifteen-Year Trauma System Performance Analysis Demonstrates Optimal Coverage for Most Severely Injured Patients and Identifies a Vulnerable Population.
Ciesla, D. J.,Tepas, J. J.,Pracht, E. E.,Langland-Orban, B.,Cha, J. Y.,Flint, L. M.

Geographic distribution of severely injured patients: Implications for trauma system development.
Ciesla, D. J., Pracht, E. E., Cha, J. Y., Langland-Orban, B.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • AvMed Health Open Access
  • BCBS Florida BlueCare HMO
  • BCBS Florida BlueSelect
  • Capital Blue Cross PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • Empire BCBS PPO
  • First Choice
  • Great West PPO
  • Highmark BCBS ClassicBlue
  • Highmark BCBS PPOBlue
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Oxford Health Freedom
  • Premera BCBS Heritage & Heritage Plus 1
  • Providence Health System Personal Option
  • QualCare PPO
  • Regence Washington - Preferred Provider Network
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Florida NetworkBlue
  • BCBS Florida Preferred Patient Care PPO
  • Cofinity PPO
  • Empire BCBS HMO
  • Health Net Oregon PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • Oxford Health Liberty
  • QualCare HMO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS

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