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David A. Sloan, MD, FACS

Section Head, Endocrine Surgery

Practice areas

  • Endocrine Cancer Team
  • Endocrine Surgery
  • General Surgery
  • Head and Neck Cancer Team

Faculty rank

Warren H. Proudfoot Professor of Surgical Oncology

Clinic information

Clinical interests

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



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

Additional information


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.


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.