Dr. David specializes in General Thoracic Surgery, with a particular interest in thoracic surgical oncology. She is interested in minimally invasive thoracic surgery, including robotic surgery; tracheal and airway procedures; esophageal resection and stenting; palliative oncologic procedures and other procedures for benign conditions of the thoracic cavity. Dr. David has a special interest in lung cancer screening and is passionate about surgical education.
M.D., Georgetown University School of Medicine, Washington, D.C., 2005
B.A., Wellesley College, Wellesley, Massachusetts, 2000
Georgetown University Hospital, Washington , D.C., 2010
University of TX, MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX, 2012
American Board of Surgery, 2010
American Board of Thoracic Surgery, 2014
American College of Surgeons
Association of Women Surgeons
Sacramento Surgical Society
Society of Air Force Clinical Surgeons
Society of Thoracic Surgery
Southern Thoracic Surgical Association
Women in Thoracic Surgery
Honors and Awards
AATS Leadership Academy, 2012
Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society, Georgetown University School of Medicine, 2010
Outstanding Resident Teacher Award, Georgetown University School of Medicine, 2010
Association of Women Surgeons, Hilary Sanfey Outstanding Resident Award Recipient, 2010
Women in Thoracic Surgery, Scholarship Recipient, 2009
Select Recent Publications
Cooke DT, David EA. Large-bore and small-bore chest tubes: types, function, and placement. Thorac Surg Clin. 2013 Feb;23(1):17-24.
Ramlawi B, David EA, Kim MP, Garcia-Morales L, Blackmon SH, Rice DC, Vaporciyan AA, Reardon MJ. Contemporary Surgical Management of Cardiac Paragangliomas. Annals of Thoracic Surgery 2012 Jun;93(6):1972-6. Epub 2012 Apr 25.
Sofat S, Pope NH, David EA, Bhanot P. Successful application of the vacuum-assisted closure system in delayed primary closure: a case of gastrointestinal perforation. Am Surg. 2011 Aug;77(8):168-9.
David EA, Marshall MB. Physiologic Evaluation of Lung Resection Candidates. Thorac Surg Clin. 2012 Feb;22(1):47-54. Epub 2011 Oct 12.
David EA, Marshall MB. Review of Chest Wall Tumors: A Diagnostic, Therapeutic and Reconstructive Challenge. Semin in Plastic Surg. 2011 Feb;25(1):16-24.
Gaffey AC, David EA, Marshall MB. Surgical Palliation of Previously Resected Thoracic Sarcoma. Ann of Thorac Surg 2011. Apr; 91 (4):e54-56.
Ramchandani MH, Motomura T, David EA, Kurrelmeyer K, Shah D, Garami,Z. Fungal Mycotic Vegetation in the Ascending Aorta. Methodist DeBakey Cardiovascular Journal. 2011. Vol 7, No 2 Page 41.
David EA, Gaffey AC, Mason, RB, Marshall MB. Modified French Window Thoracotomy for Exposure of the Anterior Thoracic Spine. Interact Cardiovasc Thorac Surg. 2011. Jan 27.
David EA, Kim MP, Blackmon SH. Esophageal salvage with removable covered self-expanding metal stents in the setting of intrathoracic esophageal leakage. Am J Surg. 2011 Dec;202(6):796-801.
David EA, Marshall MB. Modifications to Ivor Lewis esophagectomy. Interact Cardiovasc Thorac Surg. 2010 Nov;11(5):529-31.
David EA, Marshall MB. Skin sparing modified Ravitch repair for pectus excavatum. Interact Cardiovasc Thorac Surg. 2010 Sep;11(3):226-7.