Physician Profile

David W. McFadden, M.D.

Chair, Department of Surgery
Surgeon-in-Chief
Office Locations:

Department of Surgery
UConn Health
263 Farmington Avenue
Farmington, CT 06030
860-679-8080
Directions

Board Certifications:
  • General Surgery
  • Surgical Critical Care
Education and Training:
TrainingInstitutionMajor/Specialty
Undergraduate SchoolUniversity of VirginiaPsychology
Medical SchoolUniversity of Virginia Medicine
Graduate SchoolChamplain CollegeBusiness Administration
InternshipJohns Hopkins University School of MedicineGeneral Surgery
ResidencyJohns Hopkins University School of MedicineGeneral Surgery
FellowshipJohns Hopkins University School of MedicineHepatobiliary and Critical Care Surgery
Hospital Affiliation:
  • John Dempsey Hospital
Honors and Awards:
Name of Award/HonorAwarding Organization
Top General Surgeon and Surgical Oncologist Hartford Magazine
Top Doctor US News and World Report
Best Doctors in America Best Doctors
America’s Top Doctors for Cancer America’s Top Doctors
US News and World Report Top Doctor (1%) US News and World Report
Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical School Educational ConsultantUCHC
Faculty Marshall, UConn Medical Student Graduation UCHC
Teacher of the YearUVM Department of Surgery
Patient’s Choice PhysicianDepartment of Surgery
Teacher of the YearUVM Department of Surgery
Best Doctors in America Best Doctors
America’s Top Doctors for Cancer America’s Top Doctors
Best Doctors in America
Best Doctors in America
Bernard Zimmerman Outstanding Attending Award
Dean’s Award for Clinical Excellence
David Z. Morgan Mentor AwardWVU
Leadership Award WVUH
Best Doctors, Inc.
Bernard Zimmerman Outstanding Surgical Attending Award WVU
The Best Doctors in America
Best Doctors in America: Pacific Region
James IV Surgical Traveler
Golden Scalpel Awards for Excellence in Teaching-1994UCLA
Golden Scalpel Awards for Excellence in Teaching-1993UCLA
Golden Scalpel Awards for Excellence in Teaching-1992UCLA
George D. Zuidema Resident's Research Awards-1985
George D. Zuidema Resident's Research Awards-1984
Society for Surgery of the Alimentary Tract Resident's Research Award
Alpha Omega Alpha
C. Richard Bowman Award for Clinical ExcellenceUniversity of Virginia
Raven Society
DuPont Scholar-1976University of Virginia
Phi Beta Kappa
DuPont Scholar-1975University of Virginia
DuPont Scholar-1974University of Virginia
DuPont Scholar-1973University of Virginia
DuPont Scholar-1972University of Virginia
Selected Publications:


Peer Reviewed Publications

Leptin increases VEGF expression and enhances angiogenesis in human chondrosarcoma cells. Yang, Wei-Hung; Chen, Jui-Chieh; Hsu, Kai-Hsiang; Lin, Chih-Yang; Wang, Shih-Wei; Wang, Shoou-Jyi; Chang, Yung-Sen; Tang, Chih-Hsin. (2014). Biochimica et biophysica acta, (124), A465.

Patient selection and the volume effect in pancreatic surgery: unequal benefits?. Bliss, Lindsay A; Yang, Catherine J; Chau, Zeling; Ng, Sing Chau; McFadden, David W; Kent, Tara S; Moser, A James; Callery, Mark P; Tseng, Jennifer F. (2014). HPB : the official journal of the International Hepato Pancreato Biliary Association, 10, (16), 899-906.

Butyrate protects liver against ischemia reperfusion injury by inhibiting nuclear factor kappa B activation in Kupffer cells. Qiao, Ying-li; Qian, Jian-min; Wang, Fang-rui; Ma, Zhen-yu; Wang, Qian-wei. (2014). The Journal of surgical research, 2, (187), 653-9.

Conundrum of pathogenesis of diabetic cardiomyopathy: role of vascular endothelial dysfunction, reactive oxygen species, and mitochondria. Joshi, Mandip; Kotha, Sainath R; Malireddy, Smitha; Selvaraju, Vaithinathan; Satoskar, Abhay R; Palesty, Alexender; McFadden, David W; Parinandi, Narasimham L; Maulik, Nilanjana. (2014). Molecular and cellular biochemistry, 1-2, (386), 233-49.

CBX8, a novel DNA repair protein, promotes tumorigenesis in human esophageal carcinoma. Xiao, Weifan; Ou, Chao; Qin, Jinlong; Xing, Feng; Sun, Yi; Li, Zhi; Qiu, Jin. (2014). International journal of clinical and experimental pathology, 8, (7), 4817-26.