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David P. Mason, MD

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About David Mason, MD

Dr. Mason was born and raised in Boston and received his undergraduate degree at Harvard College and Medical degree at Columbia University's College of Physicians and Surgeons. He trained at the Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston, a Harvard teaching hospital. After completing his training, he served as a staff surgeon at Johns Hopkins University. He then practiced at the Cleveland Clinic in Cleveland for over a decade before moving Dallas to serve as founder and chief of a major thoracic surgery department.

Dr. Mason is an internationally recognized expert in the field of thoracic surgery and has published over a hundred articles and text book chapters in the field. He has trained many surgical residents and fellows. His areas of interest include thoracic oncology, esophageal disorders and lung transplantation, and he is a pioneer in the field of minimally invasive surgery.

He has a particular expertise in thoracic oncology and complex, re-operative foregut surgery. He is one of the few surgeons in the United States with extensive experience in surgery for malignant mesothelioma.

Most importantly, Dr. Mason is best known for his sincerity, caring and down to earth bedside manner. He prides himself in being accessible to his patients.

His clinical interests and expertise include:

  • Achalasia
  • Airway diseases
  • Tracheal stenosis
  • Tracheal resection
  • Diaphragm paralysis
  • Surgical and endobronchial lung volume reduction (LVRS)
  • Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation (ECMO)
  • Esophageal cancer
  • Hiatal hernia
  • Gastroesophageal reflux (GERD)
  • Hyperhidrosis
  • Lung nodules
  • Lung cancer
  • Malignant mesothelioma
  • Myasthenia Gravis
  • Pectus excavatum
  • Pleural effusion
  • Thoracic outlet syndrome
  • Thymoma
  • Video assisted thoracic surgery (VATS)
Insurances Accepted:
  • 90 Degree PPO
  • Aetna HMO
  • Aetna Leap
  • Aetna Medicare Advantage HMO
  • Aetna Medicare Advantage PPO
  • Aetna PPO
  • American Health Plans
  • Amerigroup Medicare Advantage
  • Amerigroup MMP
  • AMERIGroup STAR + Plus
  • Amerigroup STAR Kids
  • AMERIGroup STAR Medicaid
  • aylor Scott & White Health Plan Marketplace Exch
  • aylor Scott & White Health Plan Medicare Advanta
  • Baylor Scott & White Health Plan HMO/PPO
  • Baylor Scott & White Quality Alliance
  • BCBS Blue Advantage HMO Marketplace Exchange
  • BCBS Blue Choice PPO
  • BCBS Blue Essentials HMO
  • BCBS Health Select POS
  • BCBS High Performance PPO Network
  • BCBS Medicare Advantage HMO
  • BCBS Medicare Advantage PPO
  • BCBS My Blue Health Marketplace Exchange
  • Bright HealthCare Marketplace Exchange
  • Buc-ee''s
  • Care N' Care
  • Christian Healthcare Ministries
  • CIGNA Local+
  • Cigna POS
  • Employers Health Network
  • Friday Health Marketplace Exchange
  • Friday Health Medicare Advantage
  • Global Health Medicare Advantage
  • Healthcare Highways
  • HealthScope
  • HealthSmart GEPO
  • HealthSmart PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare
  • Humana Gold Plus Medicare Advantage HMO
  • Humana Medicare Advantage PPO
  • Humana Preferred
  • Imperial Health Medicare Advantage
  • MMG Tricare
  • Molina Marketplace
  • Molina Medicare Advantage
  • MultiPlan
  • Oscar Health Marketplace Exchange
  • Parkland CHIP
  • Parkland CHIP-Perinate
  • Parkland STAR Medicaid
  • PHCS
  • ProCare Advantage
  • Superior Ambetter Marketplace
  • Superior CHIP
  • Superior MMP
  • Superior STAR Medicaid
  • Texas Health Aetna
  • Traditional Medicaid-Dallas County
  • Traditional Medicare-Dallas County
  • TriWest
  • UHC AARP Medicare Complete
  • United Healthcare HMO
  • United Healthcare PPO
  • WebTPA/Custom Ink Group Health Plan

Insurance plans may change. Please confirm your plan is accepted when scheduling your appointment.

  • Medical School
  • Doctorate Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons
    New York, NY,
  • Residency
  • General Surgery Brigham and Women’s Hospital
    Boston, MA,
  • Fellowship
  • Research Fellow/Vascular Surgery University of Washington Medical Center
  • Thoracic Surgery Brigham and Women’s Hospital