Dr. David Newcomb Herndon MD Surgeon

Dr. David Herndon is a surgeon in Galveston, Texas and is affiliated with University of Texas Medical Branch Hospitals. He received his medical degree from Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine and has been in practice for 33 years. He is one of 13 doctors at University of Texas Medical Branch Hospitals who specialize in Surgery. He also speaks multiple languages, including Spanish and French.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Surgeon: Trauma Surgery & Surgical Critical Care

Clinical Interests: Burns metabolism

Education & Medical Training

Duke University Hospital
Residency, General Surgery, 1974 - 1975

New York Presbyterian Hospital, Cornell Campus
Residency, General Surgery, 1977 - 1980

Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine
Class of 1974

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Surgery
Certified in Surgery

American Board of Surgery
Certified in Surgical Critical Care

AL State Medical License
Active through 2012

CA State Medical License
Active through 2014

TX State Medical License
Active through 2013

Publications & Presentations

Pamidronate Attenuates Muscle Loss Following Pediatric Burn Injury.
Børsheim, E.,Herndon, D. N.,Hawkins, H. K.,Suman, O. E.,Cotter, M.,Klein, G. L.

Differences in Resuscitation in Morbidly Obese Burn Patients May Contribute to High Mortality.
Rae, L.,Pham, T. N.,Carrougher, G.,Honari, S.,Gibran, N. S.,Arnoldo, B. D.,Gamelli, R. L.,Tompkins, R. G.,Herndon, D. N.

Mild Obesity Is Protective After Severe Burn Injury.
Jeschke, M. G.,Finnerty, C. C.,Emdad, F.,Rivero, H. G.,Kraft, R.,Williams, F. N.,Gamelli, R. L.,Gibran, N. S.,Klein, M. B.,Arnoldo, B. D.,Tompkins, R. G.,Herndon, D. N.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Texas BlueChoice
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • UniCare PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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