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David L. Witsell, MD, MHS
I was born and raised in the Rocky Mountains of Colorado, and have a deep love for the natural beauty that blesses us each day. I believe that we are all connected in our journeys to be better people and that healing takes place within a space of openness and honesty. I respect the tremendous privilege that comes with being a surgeon, and recognize that my role in healing often requires a period of pain and discomfort before improved health. This is an unavoidable part of surgery. My love of my specialty comes from its involvement with all five senses we have as human beings: hearing, smelling, seeing, feeling, and tasting. This is how we take information in and experience our world, our friends and family. I have two dogs, a wonderful daughter and son, and a partner; all who support and love me dearly. I work with a wonderful team that makes good work into tremendous work.
Clinical Focus and Research
My research interest is in coordination of practice-based research initiatives nationally. My research focus is on improving disease outcomes for patients with ear, nose and throat diseases and cancer. I am funded by the National Institute of Health and the Principal Investigator of the only otolaryngology research network in the US.
View David Witsell's publications on PubMed
- First Health
- Gateway Health Alliance
- Halifax Physician-Hospital Organization
- MultiPlan / Private Healthcare Systems
- OneNet PPO
Industry Relationships and Collaborations
This faculty member has no reported relationships with industry.