Physician Profile

David W. McFadden, M.D.

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

Surgery
UConn Health
Outpatient Pavilion, 6th Floor East
263 Farmington Avenue
Farmington, CT 06030
860-679-8080
Directions

Board Certifications:
  • Other
  • Surgical Critical Care
Education and Training:
TrainingInstitutionMajor/Specialty
Undergraduate SchoolUniversity of VirginiaPsychology
Medical SchoolUniversity of Virginia Medicine
Graduate SchoolChamplain CollegeBusiness Administration
FellowshipJohns Hopkins University School of MedicineHepatobiliary and Critical Care Surgery
InternshipJohns Hopkins University School of MedicineGeneral Surgery
ResidencyJohns Hopkins University School of MedicineGeneral Surgery
Honors and Awards:
Name of Award/HonorAwarding Organization
Best Doctors in AmericaBest Doctors
America’s Top Doctors for CancerAmerica’s Top Doctors
Commencement Speaker, Department of Anesthesiology Graduation , June 6 2014, Farmington, CTUniversity of Connecticut School of Medicine
Hartford Magazine Top General Surgeon and Surgical OncologistHartford Magazine
Warden, St. James Episcopal Church, Farmington, CT 2014-2016St. James Episcopal Church
John H. Gibbons Lectureship, Jefferson Medical College, April 23-24, 2014Jefferson Medical College
Best Doctors in AmericaBest Doctors
America’s Top Doctors for CancerAmerica’s Top Doctors
1st Annual Peter A. Holch Award for Best History Paper, Halsted SocietyHalsted Society
Outstanding Faculty Teacher, Undergraduate Medical Students, University of Connecticut, 2013-2014.University of Connecticut School of Medicine
Outstanding Faculty Teacher, Undergraduate Medical Students, University of Connecticut, 2013-2015University of Connecticut School of Medicine
Vestry, St. James Episcopal Church, Farmington, CT 2013-2016St. James Episcopal Church
Board of Directors, Harvard Pilgrim Health Care of ConnecticutHarvard Pilgrim Health Care
US News and World Report Top Doctor (1%)US News and World Report
Faculty Marshall and Hooder, UConn Medical School Graduation MayUniversity of Connecticut School of Medicine
Hartford Magazine Top General Surgeon and Surgical OncologistHartford Magazine
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
Hartford Magazine Top General Surgeon and Surgical OncologistHartford Magazine
Faculty Marshall, UConn Medical School Graduation MayUniversity of Connecticut School of Medicine
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
Teacher of the YearUVM Department of Surgery
Best Doctors in America
Dean’s Award for Clinical Excellence
Best Doctors in America
Bernard Zimmerman Outstanding Attending Award
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
Hospital Affiliation:
  • John Dempsey Hospital
Selected Publications:


Peer Reviewed Publications

Change is good! The Journal of Surgical Research: 2014-2015. McFadden, David; Souba, Wiley W. (2015). The Journal of surgical research, 1, (197), 1-4.

The true relevance of first-case start delays. Tsai, Mitchell H; Hudson, Mark E; Emerick, Trent D; McFadden, David W. (2015). American journal of surgery, 2, (209), 427-9.

Antioxidants in Longevity and Medicine 2014. Parinandi, Narasimham L; Maulik, Nilanjana; Thirunavukkarasu, Mahesh; McFadden, David W. (2015). Oxidative medicine and cellular longevity, (2015), 739417.

Evolving practice patterns in the management of acute colonic diverticulitis: a population-based analysis. Li, Debbie; Baxter, Nancy N; McLeod, Robin S; Moineddin, Rahim; Wilton, Andrew S; Nathens, Avery B. (2014). Diseases of the colon and rectum, 12, (57), 1397-405.

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, 12, (1840), 3483-93.