David A. Sloan, MD, FACS

Section Head, Endocrine Surgery

Clinical interests

  • Endocrine Surgery
  • General Surgery
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Surgical Oncology
  • Thyroid and Parathyroid Surgery
  • Thyroid Cancer

David A. Sloan, MD, FACS

Section Head, Endocrine Surgery


My name is David Sloan; I received my medical degree from McGill University, College of Medicine, Montreal, Quebec, Canada. I then completed fellowships at the MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston and the University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia.

I am board certified by the American Board of Surgery.

Faculty rank

Warren H. Proudfoot Professor of Surgical Oncology


McGill University, College of Medicine, Montreal, Quebec, Canada

Montreal General Hospital, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada 

MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston
University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia

Certifications or Special training
American Board of Surgery

Endocrine Surgery

UK Good Samaritan Medical Office Building
Suite 302
125 E. Maxwell St.
Lexington KY 40508-2678

Thyroid/Endocrine Cancer

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740 S. Limestone
Lexington KY 40536-0284

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Head & Neck Cancer

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Markey Cancer Center
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First Floor
800 Rose St.
Lexington KY 40536-0098

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Ward ND, Lee CY, Lee JT, Sloan DA. Esophageal fistula complicating thyroid lobectomy. J Surg Case Rep. 2015;2015(1).

Lee CY, Long KL, Eldridge RJ, Davenport DL, Sloan DA. Preoperative laryngoscopy in thyroid surgery: Do patients' subjective voice complaints matter? Surgery. 2014 Dec;156(6):1477-82; discussion 1482-3.

Sloan DA, Davenport DL, Eldridge RJ, Lee CY. Surgeon-driven thyroid interrogation of patients presenting with primary hyperparathyroidism. J Am Coll Surg. 2014 Apr;218(4):674-83.

Long KL, Lee CY, Ramaiah C, Sloan DA. Intrapericardial parathyroid adenoma†. J Surg Case Rep. 2013;2013(8).

Alapat DV, Ain KB, Sloan DA, Monaghan KG, Karabakhtsian RG. Disparity between tissue and serum calcitonin and carcinoembryonic antigen in a patient with medullary thyroid carcinoma. Endocrine. 2011 Apr;39(2):148-52.