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Dr. David Sheldon, MD

General Surgery*
5.0 (5)
Map Pin Small Santa Cruz, CA
Accepting new patients
32 years of experience

Overview of Dr. David Sheldon, MD

Dr. David Sheldon, MD is a General Surgery Specialist in Santa Cruz, CA. They specialize in General Surgery, has 32 years of experience, and is board certified in General Surgery. They graduated from University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine and is affiliated with Dominican Hospital. Patients rated Dr. Sheldon an average 5.0 star rating.

Dr. Sheldon works at Practice in Santa Cruz, CA with other offices in Los Altos, CA and Kalispell, MT. They are accepting new patients and accept Aetna, Anthem and Blue Cross Blue Shield as well as other major insurance plans. Please call ahead to schedule an appointment and to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

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Dr. Sheldon's Office Locations

  1. 1
    Santa Cruz Chanticleer Center (2911)
    2911 CHANTICLEER AVE, Santa Cruz, CA 95065 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (831) 477-2350
  2. 2
    Sutter Maternity and Surgery Center of Santa Cruz
    2900 Chanticleer Ave, Santa Cruz, CA 95065 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (831) 423-4111
  3. 3
    Office
    325 Distel Cir, Los Altos, CA 94022 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (831) 477-2350
  4. 4
    Northwest Montana Surgical Associates
    1333 SURGICAL SERVICES WAY, Kalispell, MT 59901 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (406) 751-5392

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  • Dominican Hospital

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    Specialties*
    • General Surgery

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    Years of Experience
    • 32 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English
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    NPI Number
    • 1497713598
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    Education & Certifications

    Fellowship
    • Roswell Park Cancer Institute
    Fellowship
    Internship
    • Virginia Mason Medical Center
    Internship
    Medical Education
    • University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
    Medical Education
    Undergraduate School
    • Pennsylvania State University
    Undergraduate School
    Board Certifications
    • General Surgery
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