David M. Lisle, MD| Colon And Rectal Surgery | MedStar Health
David M. Lisle

David M. Lisle, MD
Provider is directly employed by MedStar Health

4.8 out of 5 (546 reviews)

Specialties: Colon And Rectal Surgery

Languages: English


About me

David Lisle, MD is a colorectal surgeon with specialized interest in minimally invasive surgical techniques. He earned his medical degree at Georgetown University School of Medicine and then went on to complete a general surgery residency program at Columbia University—New York Presbyterian Hospital, where he served as Chief Surgery Resident for Robotic Surgery. Prior to joining MedStar Franklin Square’s team, he pursued a colorectal surgery fellowship at the Cleveland Clinic Florida, learning novel, advanced laparoscopic techniques.

Dr. Lisle has served in numerous leadership and teaching roles throughout his training experience, and has also contributed to several medical research projects focused protocols and best practices relative to complex colorectal surgery cases.

Clinical areas of focus

  • Anal Fissure
  • Bleeding Hemorrhoids
  • Colon Cancer Surgery
  • Colonoscopy
  • Hemorrhoid Surgery
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Rectal Bleeding
  • Rectal Cancer
  • Rectal Pain
  • Repair Of Paracolostomy Hernia
  • Repair Of Rectal Prolapse
  • Repair Of Rectourethral Fistula
  • Repair Of Rectovaginal Fistula
  • Surgical Treatment Of Crohn's Disease
  • Surgical Treatment Of Ulcerative Colitis
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Conditions and procedures

Conditions I treat

  • Anal Abscess
  • Anal Cancer
  • Anal Condyloma
  • Anal Dysplasia
  • Anal Fissure
  • Anal Fistula
  • Anal Pain
  • Anal Polyp
  • Anorectal Abnormalities
  • Appendiceal Carcinoid
  • Benign Carcinoid Tumor Of Rectum
  • Benign Carcinoid Tumor Of Small Bowel
  • Benign Neoplasm Of Colon
  • Bleeding Hemorrhoids
  • Colonic Volvulus
  • Colorectal Disorders
  • Colorectal Malignancy
  • Diverticular Disease
  • Diverticulitis
  • Enterovesical Fistula
  • Familial Polyposis
  • Fecal Incontinence
  • Foreign Body (ANUS-RECTUM)
  • Foreign Body (COLON-INTESTINE)
  • Gastrointestinal (GI) Cancer
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Ileitis
  • Ileo Colonic Fistula
  • Intestinal Carcinoid Tumor
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Malignant Carcinoid Tumor Of Colon
  • Malignant Carcinoid Tumor Of Rectum
  • Pancreas Cancer
  • Parastomal Hernia
  • Peridiverticular Abscess
  • Proctitis
  • Pseudopolyposis Of Colon
  • Radiation Proctitis
  • Rectal Abscess
  • Rectal Bleeding
  • Rectal Cancer
  • Rectal Hemorrhage
  • Rectal Pain
  • Rectal Prolapse
  • Rectovaginal Fistula
  • Severe Dysplasia Of Rectum
  • Sigmoid Vesical Fistula
  • Turcot Syndrome
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Procedures I perform

  • Abdominoperineal Resection
  • Anal Cerclage
  • Anal Dilation
  • Anal Fissure Fistulectomy
  • Anal Fistula Repair
  • Anal Incontinence Surgery
  • Anal Sphincterotomy
  • Anorectal Manometry
  • Anorectal Myectomy
  • Bowel Resection
  • Cancer Risk Reduction Surgery
  • Colectomy
  • Colon Cancer Surgery
  • Colonoscopy
  • Colorectal Screening
  • Colostomy
  • Colostomy Revision
  • Delorme Procedure
  • Excision Of External Hemorrhoidal Tags And Papillae
  • Fissurectomy
  • Hemicolectomy
  • Hemorrhoid Surgery
  • Hemorrhoidectomy
  • Ileal Pouch Anal Anastomosis Surgery
  • Ileostomy
  • Laparoscopic Anterior Resection
  • Laparoscopic Colectomy
  • Laparoscopic Colorectal Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Rectal Prolapse Repair
  • Laparoscopic Treatment Of Small Bowel Obstruction
  • Low Anterior Resection
  • Minimally Invasive Colorectal Surgery
  • Non Surgical Hemorrhoid Treatment
  • Ostomy
  • Partial Colectomy
  • Proctectomy
  • Proctocolectomy
  • Proctoplasty For Stenosis
  • Prolapse Colostomy
  • Refashioning Of Colostomy
  • Removal Anal Seton Marker
  • Repair Of Paracolostomy Hernia
  • Repair Of Rectal Prolapse
  • Repair Of Rectourethral Fistula
  • Repair Of Rectovaginal Fistula
  • Robotic Colorectal Surgery
  • Robotic Proctectomy
  • Sacral Nerve Stimulation For Incontinence
  • Seton Placement
  • Sigmoidectomy
  • Sigmoidoscopy
  • Sphincter Sparing Surgery
  • Sphincteroplasty
  • Sphincterotomy
  • Stapled Transanal Rectal Resection
  • Subtotal Colectomy
  • Surgical Treatment Of Crohn's Disease
  • Surgical Treatment Of Ulcerative Colitis
  • Transanal Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Transrectal Drainage Of Pelvic Abscess
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Practice locations

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9000 Franklin Square Drive
Floor 2
Baltimore, MD, 21237


Fax 410-391-4016

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12 Medstar Boulevard
Suite 220
Bel Air, MD, 21015


Fax 410-877-8082

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MedStar Health accepts most major health insurance plans. If you are uncertain as to whether your individual health insurance plan is accepted at MedStar Health, please call your insurance company.

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    • Cigna PPO and PPO Plus
    • Aetna Traditional Choice (PPO)
    • CareFirst NASCO
    • United Select HMO - EPO/NPP
    • Innovation Health: POS
    • CareFirst Administrators
    • Carefirst BlueChoice Opt Out Open Access
    • Kaiser Medicare Plus
    • Carefirst Healthy Blue (HMO/POS)
    • Carefirst Blue Preferred PPO
    • Carefirst EPO
    • Aetna Open HMO/Open HMO Option/Open EPO Plus
    • Virginia Premier
    • Cigna POS Open Access & Open Access Plus
    • CareFirst MedStar PPO
    • Cigna Indemnity
    • United Options (PPO) (includes Empire PPO)
    • Uniformed Services Family Health Plan (USFHP)
    • Carefirst BlueChoice Open Access
    • Carefirst BlueChoice HMO
    • Aetna Choice POS & Choice POS II
    • Veterans Affairs Community Care Network
    • Aetna Managed Choice Open Access (POS)
    • Cigna POS/Network POS
    • United AARP Medicare Complete
    • Cigna HMO Open Access
    • United Choice Plus
    • United MD IPA (HMO)
    • CareFirst Group Medicare Advantage prescription drug benefit (PPO)
    • Innovation Health: Indemnity
    • CareFirst Maryland Indemnity or PPO
    • United GEHA (for all other states) Compass Rose
    • United Community Plan - Maryland Health Choice Program
    • MedStar Family Choice DC Healthy Families
    • Kaiser Signature
    • Tricare East Select
    • Kaiser HMO Plus and DHMO Plus Member
    • Kaiser Medicare Advantage Signature and Select
    • Cigna Preferred Medicare
    • Veterans Affairs Community Care Network (VA CCN)
    • CareFirst Group Medicare Advantage
    • Aetna Student Health Insurance
    • UnitedHealthcare Individual Exchange Plans
    • Innovation Health: Open POS Plus
    • MedStar Family Choice - Maryland Health Choice
    • First Health PPO
    • Coventry Health Care of Virginia
    • Coventry Health Care National Network PPO
    • United Student Resources
    • United Navigate
    • Kaiser Permanente Signature-Added Choice
    • Priority Partners - Maryland Health Choice
    • Innovation Health: PPO
    • United Choice
    • Beech Street PPO
    • Police and Fire Clinic
    • WellPoint Maryland - Maryland Health Choice
    • United Medicare Advantage DSNP District of Columbia
    • Cigna HMO & Network (HMO)
    • Aetna Managed Choice (POS)
    • Aetna HealthFund/Health Network Option OA
    • CareFirst BC/BS Advantage Core/Enhanced
    • Kaiser Flexible Choice
    • HumanaChoice Honor’s plan PPO
    • Cigna Alliance Medicare (HMO) |
    • Kaiser Select
    • Cigna True Choice Medicare (PPO)
    • Aetna Quality Point of Service (POS)
    • Private Health Care Systems (PHCS) (PPO)
    • Maryland Point of Service Plan (MPOS)
    • HumanaChoice PPO
    • D-SNP)
    • WellPoint Maryland
    • United Optimum Choice
    • Innovation Health: Open POS II
    • United Optimum Choice Preferred (POS) & OCI Direct (HMO)
    • Aetna Medicare Advantage HMO & PPO Plans
    • Tricare East Prime
    • Innovation Health: POS Plus
    • United Select Plus (POS)
    • United Nursing Home Plan (C-SNP
    • Cigna True Choice Plus Medicare (PPO)
    • Cigna TotalCare (HMO D-SNP)
    • Kaiser Select-Added Choice
    • Aetna Open Choice (PPO)
    • Cigna Choice Fund PPO
    • Aetna Signature Administrator PPO/TPA
    • Employee Health Plan (EHP)
    • I-SNP
    • United Core Essential (HMO)
    • United Mamsi Life & Health
    • CareFirst Blue Card Program (Out-of-area BCBS plans)
    • CareFirst MedStar Select PPO
    • Aetna Elect Choice/ Open Access (POS)
    • Cigna Network Open Access
    • United Golden Rule
    • HealthyBlue PPO
    • Federal Employee Program (Std/Basic PPO/Blue Focus)
    • Medicaid - District of Columbia
    • Carefirst BlueChoice Opt Out Plus Open Access (POS)
    • Cigna Achieve Medicare (HMO C-SNP)
    • Aetna HMO-Open Access/Select OA
    • United MD IPA Preferred (POS)
    • Medicaid - Virginia
    • Innovation Health: Network Only Plus
    • Innovation Health: HMO & EPO Plus
    • Tricare Reserve Select
    • Aetna Select HMO/HealthFund/Health Network
    • CareFirst (NCA) Indemnity
    • United Erickson Advantage Plans
    • Traditional Medicare Fee for Service
    • Innovation Health: Open Network Only Plus
    • Aetna HMO
    • Aetna Elect Choice/ EPO (Aetna Health Fund)
    • Cigna EPO
    • United Group Medicare Advantage Plans
    • Tricare for Life East
    • MedStar Family Choice DC Healthcare Alliance
    • Health Services for Children with Special Needs (HSCSN)
    • Medicaid - Maryland
    • Coventry of Delaware HMO/PPO
    • Great-West Healthcare POS/CIGNA



Board Certification: American Board of Surgery, Surgery

Board Certification: American Board of Colon and Rectal Surgery, Colon and Rectal Surgery

Fellowship Program: Cleveland Clinic Florida (2017)

Residency Program: Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center (2016)

Medical School: Georgetown University School of Medicine (2011)


    • Baltimore magazine, Top Doc, 2019 & 2020

Ratings and reviews

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  • Apr 10, 2024

    Dr Lisle talked to me like a friend eased my mind

  • Mar 26, 2024

    Dr. Lisle was very informative, knowledgeable, kind, respectful, and comforting. He made me comfortable when I was nervous for surgery and he explained everything to me in great detail.

  • Mar 22, 2024

    Dr.L. Explained everything in detail, and answered all questions . Very informative.