Dr. David Ellsworth Fixler MD Pediatric Cardiologist

Dr. David Fixler is a pediatric cardiologist in Dallas, Texas. He is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Children's Medical Center of Dallas and University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center. He received his medical degree from University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine and has been in practice for 50 years. He is one of 31 doctors at Children's Medical Center of Dallas and one of 21 at University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center who specialize in Pediatric Cardiology.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Pediatric Cardiologist: General Pediatric Cardiology

Hospital Affiliation

Children's Medical Center of Dallas
Ranked #19 in Pediatrics: Cardiology & Heart Surgery

University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center

Education & Medical Training

Children's Memorial Hospital
Residency, Pediatrics, 1965 - 1966

University of California at San Francisco
Fellowship, Pediatric Cardiology, 1969 - 1971

Children's Memorial Hospital
Fellowship, Pediatric Cardiology, 1966 - 1967

Children's Memorial Hospital
Internship, Transitional Year, 1964 - 1965

University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine
Class of 1964

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Family Medicine
Certified in Family Medicine

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified in Internal Medicine

WI State Medical License
Active through 2013

Publications & Presentations

Late Detection of Critical Congenital Heart Disease Among US Infants: Estimation of the Potential Impact of Proposed Universal Screening Using Pulse Oximetry.
Peterson, C.,Ailes, E.,Riehle-Colarusso, T.,Oster, M. E.,Olney, R. S.,Cassell, C. H.,Fixler, D. E.,Carmichael, S. L.,Shaw, G. M.,Gilboa, S. M.

Prenatal diagnosis, birth location, surgical center, and neonatal mortality in infants with hypoplastic left heart syndrome.
Morris, S. A.,Ethen, M. K.,Penny, D. J.,Canfield, M. A.,Minard, C. G.,Fixler, D. E.,Nembhard, W. N.

Racial/ethnic disparities in timing of death during childhood among children with congenital heart defects.
Nembhard, W. N.,Xu, P.,Ethen, M. K.,Fixler, D. E.,Salemi, J. L.,Canfield, M. A.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Massachusetts Blue Care Elect PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • Tufts Health Plan PPO
  • UniCare PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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