Dr. David J Sugarbaker MD Thoracic and Cardiac Surgeon

Dr. David Sugarbaker is a thoracic and cardiac surgeon in Brookline, Massachusetts. He is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Boston Children's Hospital and Brigham and Women's Hospital. He received his medical degree from Weill Cornell Medical College of Cornell University and has been in practice for 35 years. He is one of 14 doctors at Boston Children's Hospital and one of 29 at Brigham and Women's Hospital who specialize in Thoracic & Cardiac Surgery.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Thoracic and Cardiac Surgeon: General Cardiac/Thoracic Surgery

Hospital Affiliation

Brigham and Women's Hospital
Ranked #5 in Cardiology & Heart Surgery

Boston Children's Hospital

Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

Massachusetts General Hospital
Ranked #7 in Cardiology & Heart Surgery

North Shore Medical Center

Education & Medical Training

Brigham and Women's Hospital
Residency, General Surgery, 1979 - 1986

Weill Cornell Medical College of Cornell University
Class of 1979

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Surgery
Certified in Surgery

American Board of Thoracic Surgery
Certified in Thoracic & Cardiac Surgery

MA State Medical License
Active through 2013

Publications & Presentations

Gene Expression Ratio Test Distinguishes Normal Lung from Lung Tumors in Solid Tissue and FNA Biopsies.
De Rienzo, A.,Yeap, B. Y.,Cibas, E. S.,Richards, W. G.,Dong, L.,Gill, R. R.,Sugarbaker, D. J.,Bueno, R.

Clinicopathologic Characteristics of Malignant Mesotheliomas Arising in Patients With a History of Radiation for Hodgkin and Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma.
Chirieac, L. R.,Barletta, J. A.,Yeap, B. Y.,Richards, W. G.,Tilleman, T.,Bueno, R.,Baldini, E. H.,Godleski, J.,Sugarbaker, D. J.

Postoperative antibacterial prophylaxis for the prevention of infectious complications associated with tube thoracostomy in patients undergoing elective general thoracic surgery: a double-blind, placebo-controlled, randomized trial.
Oxman, D. A.,Issa, N. C.,Marty, F. M.,Patel, A.,Panizales, C. Z.,Johnson, N. N.,Licona, J. H.,McKenna, S. S.,Frendl, G.,Mentzer, S. J.,Jaklitsch, M. T.,Bueno, R.,Colson, Y.,Swanson, S. J.,Sugarbaker, D. J.,Baden, L. R.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS California CaliforniaCare HMO
  • BCBS California PPO
  • BCBS Massachusetts Blue Care Elect PPO
  • Blue Shield California HMO
  • Blue Shield California PPO
  • CIGNA HMO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • CIGNA PPO
  • Cofinity PPO
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Harvard Pilgrim HMO
  • Health Net California Large Group PPO
  • Health Net HMO - Employer Group
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO - Kaiser
  • Multiplan PPO
  • Pacificare HMO
  • Tufts Health Plan PPO
  • UniCare PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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