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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 the member of multiple international societies and leadership committees. See Dr. Mason's Publications

LanguagesEnglish
Ages SeenInfants and Toddlers (ages 0-2), Children (ages 3-11), Adolescents (ages 12-18), Adults, 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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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 - Large Group
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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 - Large Group
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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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Scott & White Health Plan - TRS - Active Care Participants Network
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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: Research Fellow Vascular 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 May 11, 2020, David Mason, MD  has reported no outside relationship with Industry that is applicable to this listing.

Reviews(51)
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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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Aug 27, 2020
Amazing. We live 7 hr.s away, so there were logistical problems involved. Dr. Mason and staff managed every step and got us through. Professional and Caring
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Aug 23, 2020
Dr Mason did my hiatal hernia surgery and he absolutely gave me a normal life back. I am no longer sick everyday nor losing blood. Wonderful bedside manner. Forever grateful
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Aug 18, 2020
excellent
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Aug 6, 2020
very friendly and easy to talk to. explained everything so I could understand.
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Aug 3, 2020
very pleased
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Jul 30, 2020
very calming. very caring approach. lessened my stress with detailed explanations. I think I am in the care of an excellent physician and staff.
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Jul 23, 2020
He was very kind and explained what he had to do to make me better. That he would do his best to repair my problems.
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Jul 9, 2020
very good
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Jul 8, 2020
Save my life. Very diligent and thorough. Very likeable- very good bedside manner.
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Jul 2, 2020
Dr Mason took his time with me and answered all my questions.
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Jun 25, 2020
very personal and informative
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Jun 25, 2020
Dr Mason was very patient and kind. He explained my condition and the procedure that would be done to correct it. Since my visit his office has gone above what I expected to help me with the surgery.
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Jun 21, 2020
Dr. Mason was very professional and I was able to understand his explanation of what to expect.
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Jun 12, 2020
Dr. Mason is absolutely GREAT!! He is informative and nice, I love the way he treated me.
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May 29, 2020
well pleased
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May 29, 2020
Excellent
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May 2, 2020
Professional but very caring.
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Apr 29, 2020
Very informative and genuine in his concern for my care.
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Apr 23, 2020
Enjoyed my visit and the Dr. Very nice and concerned. He explained every detail of my condition and treatment to me so that I understood.
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Apr 16, 2020
it was the greatest experience I've ever had seeing a Dr. Dr Mason is amazing friendly courteous explained everything in depth to where I understood what he was telling me. Absolutely the most Amazing Dr ever. Loved having him as my Dr and will most definitely tell everyone about him I pray a God blesses him abundantly for his kindness friendliness and great surgeon. Thank you Dr Mason
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Apr 9, 2020
Dr. Mason and staff have taken very good care of me for over a year. I have no complaints at all.
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