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David Mason, MD

Thoracic Surgery
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Dr. Mason is the Chief of Thoracic Surgery and Lung Transplantation for Baylor Scott & White Health. Before joining Baylor Scott & White in 2014, he was on the surgical staff at Johns Hopkins University and the Cleveland Clinic in Cleveland, OH. He leads the Department of Thoracic Surgery at Baylor University Medical Center, part of Baylor Scott & White Health, in Dallas and the Center for Thoracic Surgery. Dr. Mason has broad experience in all aspects of thoracic surgery. He pioneered many minimally invasive techniques and is a recognized expert in the treatment of locally advanced lung cancer, esophageal cancer, hiatal hernias and reflux disease, as well as the surgical treatment of emphysema. Additionally, he is the Chief of Lung Transplantation at Baylor University Medical Center and an international leader in the field. Dr. Mason has many research interests and is widely published in all areas of thoracic surgery. He is the author of numerous articles and book chapters on minimally invasive surgery. He is a member of multiple international societies and leadership committees.

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LanguagesEnglish
Ages SeenAdults, Geriatrics
Hospital Affiliations
  • Baylor Scott & White Institute for Rehabilitation - Dallas
  • Baylor Scott & White Medical Center - Irving
  • Baylor Scott & White Medical Center - Waxahachie
  • Baylor Scott & White Heart and Vascular Hospital - Dallas
  • Baylor Scott & White All Saints Medical Center - Fort Worth
  • Baylor University Medical Center, part of Baylor Scott & White Health
Insurance Accepted
*Accepted plans and benefits may vary by location.
INSURANCE PLAN
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Aetna - HMO
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Aetna - Open Access Elect Choice
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Aetna - Open Access HMO
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Aetna - Open Access Managed Choice
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Aetna - QPOS
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Aetna - US Access
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Baylor Scott & White Quality Alliance - DFW ConnectedCare
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Advantage Bronze
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Advantage Gold
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Advantage Silver
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Choice Plus
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Choice PPO
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Essentials
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Federal Select PPO
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Medicare Advantage - EFH Retirees
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Medicare Advantage - Oncor
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Cigna - Great West Open Access PPO-Open Access
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Cigna - Great West POS
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Cigna - Great West PPO
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Cigna - Open Access Plus
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Cigna - PPO
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FirstCare Health Plans - BSW Preferred HMO Network - Group
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FirstCare Health Plans - FirstCare Access PPO Network
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FirstCare Health Plans - FirstCare Select HMO Network
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FirstCare Health Plans - FirstCare Select Plus HMO Network
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Healthscope - DART ACO
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Healthscope - DART ACO Flex
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HealthSmart - HealthSmart PPO
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HealthSmart - HealthSmart Preferred Care EPO
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HealthSmart - HealthSmart Preferred Care GEPO
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Humana - ChoiceCare Preferred Network
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Humana - Commercial PPO Plans
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Humana - Medicare Advantage Plans
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Imagine Health - EPN
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Medicaid - Traditional Medicaid
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Medicare - Traditional Medicare
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PHCS Network - Beech Street of Texas PPO
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PHCS Network - Private Health Care System PPO
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Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Plus HMO
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Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Plus PPO
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Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Preferred EPO Network
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Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Preferred HMO - Individual Marketplace
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Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Preferred HMO Network - Group
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Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Preferred PPO Network
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Scott & White Health Plan - BSWH Employee Network - PPO & HSA
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Scott & White Health Plan - BSWH Employee Network - SEQA & EQA
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Scott & White Health Plan - EPO Network-Group
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Scott & White Health Plan - EPO Network-Individual/Family
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Scott & White Health Plan - ERS BSW Preferred HMO Network
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Scott & White Health Plan - HMO Network-Group
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Scott & White Health Plan - HMO Network-Individual/Family
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Scott & White Health Plan - McLane Group Network
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Scott & White Health Plan - PPO Choice Network
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Scott & White Health Plan - PPO Network-Group
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Scott & White Health Plan - SeniorCare Advantage HMO
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Scott & White Health Plan - SeniorCare Advantage PPO
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Superior - Ambetter Balance Care - Silver
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Superior - Ambetter Essential Care - Bronze
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Superior - Ambetter Secure Care - Gold
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UnitedHealth - AARP Medicare Complete
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UnitedHealth - Charter EPO
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UnitedHealth - Charter HMO
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UnitedHealth - Charter POS
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UnitedHealth - Choice +HMO
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UnitedHealth - Choice EPO
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UnitedHealth - Choice HMO
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UnitedHealth - Choice Plus POS
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UnitedHealth - Core Choice Plus POS
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UnitedHealth - Core EPO
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UnitedHealth - Core HMO
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UnitedHealth - Dual Complete Medicare Advantage
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UnitedHealth - Group Medicare Advantage
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UnitedHealth - Medicare Complete
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UnitedHealth - Medicare Gold
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UnitedHealth - Medicare Silver
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UnitedHealth - Navigate EPO
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UnitedHealth - Navigate HMO
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UnitedHealth - Navigate POS
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UnitedHealth - Nexus ACO OA
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UnitedHealth - NexusACO R
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UnitedHealth - PPO
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UnitedHealth - Select EPO
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UnitedHealth - Select HMO
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UnitedHealth - Select Plus POS
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Insurance listings are subject to change without prior notice. Please call the physician's office or health plan to verify coverage information prior to scheduling your visit or procedure. PPO Network Agreements include participating Employers and/or Administrator only. Not all members participating in contracted networks have in network access. Networks include Beech Street, HealthSmart, PHCS and Texas True Choice. In network participation is updated on a monthly basis by the network.
Background
Education
  • Medical School: Columbia College Of Physicians & Surgeons: Ny (1994)
  • Education: Columbia Univ College of Phys and Surg (1994)
  • Internship: General Surgery, Brigham & Womens Hospital (1995)
  • Residency: General Surgery, Brigham & Womens Hospital (1997)
  • Fellowship: Research Fellow Vascular Surgery, University of Washington (1999)
  • Fellowship: Thoracic Surgery, Brigham & Womens Hospital (2003)
Certifications
  • Thoracic Surgery - American Board of Thoracic Surgery/Thoracic and Cardiac Surgery
  • General Surgery - American Board of Surgery/General Surgery
Industry Relationships

Baylor Scott & White Health’s vision is to be the most trusted name in giving and receiving safe, quality, compassionate healthcare. As part of that vision, Baylor Scott & White Health is committed to dealing honestly, fairly and with integrity in all matters to provide exemplary patient care, broaden medical knowledge, train the next generation of physicians and support outside relationships that promise public benefit.To that end, Baylor Scott & White Health physicians may collaborate with health care industry partners such as pharmaceutical, biotech, or medical device companies (collectively referred to as Industry) to help develop medical breakthroughs, or provide medical expertise or education.To promote professional and commercial integrity in such matters, physicians who are employed, contracted for administrative duties or performing research with Baylor Scott & White Health seek advanced approval for certain new Industry relationships, and report their Industry relationships and activities to the Office of Corporate Compliance annually for review.

Baylor Scott & White Health publicly discloses reported payments to these physicians and their immediate family members of $5,000 or more from Industry companies with which the physicians interact as part of their professional activities.The information on this website may differ somewhat from information on other publicly available databases due to different reporting periods, definitions, or reporting requirements.Patients may visit CMS’ Open Payments Database for more information, and should feel free to speak with their physician about relationships with Industry.

As of Aug 25, 2020, David Mason, MD  has reported no outside relationship with Industry that is applicable to this listing.

Reviews(61)
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Jan 29, 2021
professional
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Jan 23, 2021
Friendly, not overbearing or know-it-all or bossy
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Jan 17, 2021
Great bedside manners!
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Jan 16, 2021
Dr Mason is not only and excellent physician, he's also a very caring person. I'm not always the best patient but he has always given me his time with patience and understanding.
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Jan 14, 2021
This experience has been the best bar none. Everything and everyone works like a well oiled machine. Dr. Mason is an excellent surgeon and has the utmost professionalism. I would highly recommend him to anyone.
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Jan 9, 2021
the Dr was very thorough and explained the process and procedure with detail
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Dec 26, 2020
excellent experience
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Dec 25, 2020
Dr. Manson had a great bedside manner and very kind. He explained a very logical explanation of my situation and showed empathy, needless to say I wish I can clone Dr. Mason.
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Dec 25, 2020
Very pleased with his concern for my problem.
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Dec 24, 2020
Dr Mason is a brilliant surgeon and a wonderful Doctor, this Man saved my life. What else can I say
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Dec 23, 2020
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Dec 12, 2020
Excellent bed side manner and very nice and knowledgeable
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Dec 10, 2020
Compassion and concern plus excellent care.
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Nov 10, 2020
Straight to the point but gave me the options to choose from and shook my hand at beginning and end of meeting.
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Oct 22, 2020
He listened to my concerns and explained normal procedure.
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Oct 21, 2020
Dr. Mason is very considerate, he explains the procedures and listens to questions.
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Sep 24, 2020
very friendly and takes time to explain things. Happy with Dr. Mason.
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Sep 10, 2020
Extremely pleased with Dr Mason.
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Sep 8, 2020
he was interested and my concerns. We discussed My condition and arrived at a care plan.
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Sep 3, 2020
I felt very confident in my surgeon after meeting with him the first time. He seemed genuinely concerned for my welfare and success. I am completely satisfied at this point with the procedure receiving better than expected results.
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