David T. Arnold, M.D.

Dr. David Arnold, a general surgeon in Dallas

EDUCATION

University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences - Little Rock, Arkansas
Doctor of Medicine - May 18, 1996

 

COLLEGE ACTIVITIES

Senior Class President
Social Judiciary Board, Vice-Chairman
Publications Board Member
President's Assistant
Sigma Chi Fraternity
Intramural Sports Participant
Donald B. Gordon College Bowl Participant


RESEARCH EXPERIENCE

A Comparison Study of the Stability of Ankle Ligament Repairs.
Advisor: Marcus Hollis, Ph.D., Department of Orthopaedic Surgery,
University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences

Laparoscopic Heller Myotomy, David Vanderpool MD,
Matthew Westmoreland MD, David Arnold MD.
Baylor University Medical Center. Presented at The North
Texas Chapter of the American College of Surgeons in 1999 and
Southwestern Surgical Congress in 2000.

Management of the Adrena Mass. David Arnold, MD,
Jennifer Blumoff Reed MD, and Kristin Burt MD.
Baylor Proceedings. 16:1, Jan 2003, 7 - 13

 

Faculty Appointments

Chief of General Surgery – Baylor Health Care System

Clinical Instructor of General Surgery – Texas A&M College of Medicine

 

 

ACADEMIC PERFORMANCE AND HONORS

Grade Point: 3.5/4.0
Dean’s List – 1990 and 1991

 

COLLEGE OF MEDICINE ACTIVITIES

Fighting AIDS Through Education - 1992
College of Medicine Phonathon - 1993 and 1994
Association of Student Government Intramural Director - 1995 and 1996

WESTMINSTER COLLEGE

Fulton, Missouri
Bachelor of Arts in Biology – May 1991

 

INTERNSHIP

Baylor University Medical Center - Dallas, Texas
General Surgery - 1996 - 1997

 

RESIDENCY

Baylor University Medical Center - Dallas, Texas
General Surgery - 1997 - 2002

 

CERTIFICATION

Texas State Board of Medical Examiners – Licensed April 4, 1998
Controlled Substance Registration – Issued March 3, 1999
Texas Controlled Substances Registration
American Board of Surgery – February 2003

 

Committees and Positions

Medical Director, Stimulation Laboratory, Baylor University Medical Center
Executive Council, North Texas Chapter of the American College of Surgeons
Surgical Advisory Committee

 

ASSOCIATIONS AND SOCIETIES

Fellow, American College of Surgeons
Texas Medical Association
Dallas County Medical Society
Society of Baylor Surgeons
Texas Surgical Society
Baylor Quality Alliance

 

PUBLICATIONS & PRESENTATIONS

Publications
  1. Steen ST, Rabeler BC, Fisher TL, Arnold DT. (2009). The Use of Intraoperative PTH Assay and Predictive Factors for Postoperative Calcium Replacement Predictive Factors for Early Postoperative Hypocalcemia after Surgery for Primary Hyperparathyroidism.
    Baylor University Medical Center Proceedings; 22(2) 124-127
  2. McCarty T, Kuhn JA, Arnold D, Nicholson N, Barnes G. (2005). Optimizing Outcomes in Bariatric Surgery: Outpatient Gastric Bypass.
    Annals of Surgery; 242(4): 498-501.
  3. Garza E. Jr., Kuhn JA, Arnold DT, Nicholson W, Reddy S, McCarty TM. (2004). Internal Hernias after Laparoscopic Roux-En-Y Gastric Bypass.
    American Journal of Surgery; 188; 796-800.

 

Presentations
  1. Culp B, Cedillo V, Arnold DT, Trans-Umbilical Single Incision Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy. Southwestern Surgical Congress, April 2012.
  2. Buxie CN, Cedillo VE, Westmoreland MV, Arnold DT. The Safety of Nissen Fundoplication in Pre-Lung Transplant Patients. Southwestern Surgical Congress, April 2012.
  3. Culp B, Cedillo V, Arnold DT. Trans-Umbilical Single Incision Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy. North Texas Chapter American College of Surgeons, February 2012.
  4. Buxie CN, Cedillo VE, Westmoreland MV, Arnold DT. The Safety of Nissen Fundoplication in Pre-Lung Transplant Patients. North Texas Chapter American College of Surgeons, February 2011.
  5. Liechty J, Tran M, Fisher TL, Arnold DT. Trans-Umbilical Single Incision Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy. Southwestern Surgical Congress (Poster), March 2010.
  6. Fritz KJ, O’Brien J, Lamont JP, Arnold DT, Localizing the Elusive Parathyroid Adenoma. Southwestern Surgical Congress (Poster), March 2010.
  7. Liechty J, Tran M, Fisher TL, Arnold DT. Trans-Umbilical Single Incision Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy. North Texas Chapter American College of Surgeons, February 2010.
  8. Fritz KJ, O’Brien J, Lamont JP, Arnold DT. Localizing the Elusive Parathyroid Adenoma. North Texas Chapter American College of Surgeons, February 2010, “Best Paper General Surgery” Award.
  9. McQuade KL, Fisher TL, Arnold DT, Barnes GS, Kennedy CI, Kuhn JA. Venous Thromboembolic Events and Risk Stratification: Evaluation of Prolonged Prophylaxis in High Risk Bariatric Patients. The Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons, April 2008.
  10. Steen ST, Rabeler BC, Fisher TL, Arnold DT. The Use of Intraoperative PTH Assay and Predictive Factors for Postoperative Calcium Replacement Predictive Factors for Early Postoperative Hypocalcemia after Surgery for Primary Hyperparathyroidism. North Texas Chapter American College of Surgeons, February 2008.
  11. Alsop GY, Fisher TL, Kennedy CI, Arnold DT, Kuhn JA. Outcomes and Complications of Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy. North Texas Chapter American College of Surgeons, February 2008.
  12. Fritz KJ, Kuhn JA, Arnold DT, Barnes GS, Fisher TL, Kennedy CI. Use of Fibrin Glue for Closure of Mesenteric Defects – Improved Outcomes and Decreased Symptomatic Hernias. North Texas Chapter American College of Surgeons, February 2008.
  13. McQuade KL, Fisher TL, Arnold DT, Barnes GS, Kennedy CI, Kuhn JA. Venous Thromboembolic Events and Risk Stratification: Evaluation of Prolonged Prophylaxis in High Risk Bariatric Patients. North Texas Chapter American College of Surgeons, February 2008.
  14. Alsop GY, Fisher TL, Kennedy CI, Arnold DT, Kuhn JA. Outcomes and Complications of Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy. Texas Weight Loss Surgery Summit. January 2008.
  15. Fritz KJ, Kuhn JA, Arnold DT, Barnes GS, Fisher TL, Kennedy CI. Use of Fibrin Glue for Closure of Mesenteric Defects – Improved Outcomes and Decreased Symptomatic Hernias. Texas Weight Loss Surgery Summit, January 2008.
  16. McQuade KL, Fisher TL, Arnold DT, Barnes GS, Kennedy CI, Kuhn JA. Venous Thromboembolic Events and Risk Stratification: Evaluation of Prolonged Prophylaxis in High Risk Bariatric Patients, Texas Weight Loss Surgery Summit, January 2008.
  17. Arnold DT. Lessons Learned from Laparoscopic Esophagomyotomy. Texas Surgical Society. April 2007.
  18. Dao T, Fisher TL, Arnold DT, Barnes G, McCarty TM. Predictors of Wound Infection following Laparoscopic Roux en- Y Gastric Bypass. Southwestern Surgical Congress (Poster), April 2007.
  19. Balette J, Kuhn JA, Fisher T, Lamont JP, Arnold DT, McCarty TM. Incidence and Predictors of Cholecystectomy Following Roux-En-Y Gastric Bypass Without Cholelitholytic Drug Therapy Texas Weight Loss Surgery Summit, January 2007.
  20. Bower M, Kuhn JA, Fisher T, Lamont JP, Arnold DT, McCarty TM. Management of Gastrogastric Fistulas in the Roux-en-Y gastric bypass patient. Texas Weight Loss Surgery Summit, January 2007.
  21. Bower M, Kuhn JA, Fisher T, Lamont JP, Arnold DT, McCarty TM. Management of Gastrogastric Fistulas in the Roux-en-Y gastric bypass patient. Southwestern Surgical Congress (Poster), April 2006.
  22. Balette J, Kuhn JA, Fisher T, Lamont JP, Arnold DT, McCarty TM. Incidence and Predictors of Cholecystectomy Following Roux-En-Y Gastric Bypass Without Cholelitholytic Drug Therapy Southwestern Surgical Congress (Poster), April 2006.
  23. Fore DB, Arnold DT, Westmoreland MV, Vanderpool BD. Lessons Learned from Laparoscopic Heller Myotomy. North Texas Chapter American College of Surgeons, February 2006.
  24. Balette J, Kuhn JA, Fisher T, Lamont JP, Arnold DT, McCarty TM. Incidence and Predictors of Cholecystectomy Following Roux-En-Y Gastric Bypass Without Cholelitholytic Drug Therapy North Texas Chapter American College of Surgeons, February 2006.
  25. Dao T, Fisher TL, Arnold DT, Barnes G, McCarty TM. Predictors of Wound Infection following Laparoscopic Roux en-Y Gastric Bypass, North Texas Chapter American College of Surgeons Poster Presentation, February 2006.
  26. Bower M, Kuhn JA, Fisher T, Lamont JP, Arnold DT, McCarty TM. Management of Gastrogastric Fistulas in the Roux-en-Y gastric bypass patient. North Texas Chapter American College of Surgeons, February 2006.
  27. McCarty TM, Kuhn JA, Arnold DT, Nicholson N, Barnes G. Optimizing Outcomes in Bariatric Surgery: Outpatient Gastric Bypass. American Surgical Association 2005.
  28. Carlo JT, DeMarco D, Smith BA, Arnold D, Stratmann S, Livingston SA, Wiser PK, Kuhn JA, Lamont JP, Does Capsule Endoscopy Help Identify Occult Tumors of the Small Bowel? Society of Surgical Oncology’s 58th Annual Cancer Symposium, March 2005.
  29. Cottingham K, McCarty TM, Arnold DT, Nicholson W, Livingston SA, Kuhn JA. Reducing Nausea and Hospital Length of Stay for Laparoscopic Gastric Bypass Using and Intraoperative Steroid Bolus. American Society of Bariatric Surgery (Poster), June 2004.
  30. McCarty TM, Arnold DT, Nicholson W, Fisher TL, Kuhn JA. Outpatient Laparoscopic Gastric Bypass: Analysis of 1,000 Consecutive Cases. American Society of Bariatric Surgery, June 2004.
  31. Cottingham K, McCarty TM, Arnold DT, Nicholson W. Kuhn JA. Preoperative Vs. Postoperative Administration Of Low Molecular Weight Heparin For Laparoscopic Gastric Bypass. American Society of Bariatric Surgery, June 2004.
  32. Nelson BM, Kuhn JA, Arnold DT, Fisher TL, McCarty TM. Comparison of Retrocolic Vs. Antecolic Roux-En Y Limbs In Gastric Bypass. American Society of Bariatric Surgery, June 2004.
  33. Nelson BM, Kuhn JA, Arnold DT, Fisher TL, McCarty TM. Comparison of Retrocolic Vs. Antecolic Roux-En Y Limbs In Gastric Bypass. Southwestern Surgical Congress, April 2004.
  34. Garza E Jr., Kuhn JA, Arnold DT, Nicholson W, Reddy S, McCarty TM. Internal Hernias after Laparoscopic Roux-En-Y Gastric Bypass, Southwestern Surgical Congress, April 2004.
  35. Nelson BM, Kuhn JA, Arnold DT, Fisher TL, McCarty TM. Comparison of Retrocolic Vs. Antecolic Roux-En Y Limbs In Gastric Bypass. North Texas Chapter American College of Surgeons, February 2004.
  36. Cottingham K, McCarty TM, Arnold DT, Nicholson W, Kuhn JA. Preoperative Vs. Postoperative Administration Of Low Molecular Weight Heparin For Laparoscopic Gastric Bypass. North Texas Chapter American College of Surgeons (Poster), February 2004.
  37. Garza E Jr., Kuhn JA, Arnold DT, Nicholson W, Reddy S, McCarty TM. Internal Hernias after Laparoscopic Roux-En-Y Gastric Bypass. North Texas Chapter American College of Surgeons, February 2004.
  38. Arnold DT, Fetner EF, Vanderpool D, Westmoreland MV. Laparoscopic Heller Myotomy Southwestern Surgical Congress (Poster) , April 2001.
  39. Arnold DT, Fetner EF, Vanderpool D, Westmoreland MV. Laparoscopic Heller Myotomy North Texas Chapter American College of Surgeons, February 2000.
  40. D Magazine. "The Best Doctors in Dallas" 2013.