David Victor Nasrallah, MD| General Surgery | MedStar Health

David Victor Nasrallah, MD
Provider is directly employed by MedStar Health

4.9 out of 5 (510 reviews)

Specialties: General Surgery

Languages: Arabic, French, English

(443) 444-3430

About me

David V. Nasrallah, MD, is a previous chief of the Division of General Surgery at MedStar North Surgery MedStar Union Memorial Hospital and MedStar Good Samaritan Hospital.

Board certified, Dr. Nasrallah is fellowship-trained with more than 30 years of experience in the surgical field. He specializes in the treatment of breast and gastrointestinal cancers and other diseases as well as hernias and abdominal surgery.

Dr. Nasrallah received his medical degree from American University of Beirut, and completed his general surgery residency at the American University Medical Center and MedStar Union Memorial Hospital. Also, he completed  fellowships in Critical Care and Traumatology at University of Maryland Shock Trauma Center, and a fellowship in Sports Medicine at MedStar Union Memorial Hospital.He has also been trained in Laparoscopy and Surgical Nutrition.

Dr. Nasrallah is a member of numerous professional organizations including the American College of Surgeons and the International College of Surgeons. He is also a member of the American Rose Society and enjoys tending to his 60 rose bushes, among other interests, when he not practicing medicine. Dr. Nasrallah speaks English, Arabic and French fluently.

Dr. Nasrallah has been named a Top Doctor in Baltimore magazine for general surgery in 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, and 2020. 

Clinical areas of focus

  • Abdominal Wall Reconstruction
  • Cholecystectomy
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Surgery
  • Hernia Repair
  • Incisional Hernia
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair
  • Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy
  • Laparoscopic Hiatal Hernia Repair
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Paraesophageal Hernia
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Conditions and procedures

Conditions I treat

  • Abdominal Abscess
  • Abdominal Adhesions
  • Abdominal Wall Defect
  • Abdominal Wall Hernia
  • Biliary Colic
  • Cholecystitis
  • Colonic Volvulus
  • Duodenal Atresia
  • Duodenal Fistula
  • Duodenal Stenosis
  • Epigastric Hernia
  • Epiploic Appendagitis
  • Femoral Hernia
  • Fistula Enterocutaneous
  • Gallbladder Disease
  • Gallbladder Fistula
  • Gastric Mass
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hernia
  • Hiatal Hernia
  • Hidradenitis Suppurativa
  • Incarcerated Hernia
  • Incisional Hernia
  • Inclusion Cyst
  • Inguinal Hernia
  • Internal Hernia
  • Intestinal Fistula
  • Intestinal Infarction
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Intra Abdominal Cancer
  • Intussusception
  • Laceration
  • Lipomas
  • Malignant Carcinoid Tumor Of Colon
  • Mass On Trunk
  • Mechanical Complication Of Gastrostomy
  • Meckel Diverticulum
  • Mesenteric Cyst
  • Mesenteric Mass
  • Nipple Diseases
  • Non Healing Wound
  • Paraesophageal Hernia
  • Parastomal Hernia
  • Perforation Of Gallbladder
  • Peridiverticular Abscess
  • Pilar Cyst
  • Pilonidal Disease
  • Rectus Sheath Hernia
  • Recurrent Femoral Hernia
  • Recurrent Hernia
  • Reducible Hernia
  • Richter Hernia
  • Right Lower Quadrant Pain
  • Skin Abscess
  • Small Bowel Obstruction
  • Spigelian Hernia
  • Spleen Cancer
  • Spleen Injury
  • Splenic Anomalies
  • Splenic Cyst
  • Splenic Mass
  • Splenomegaly
  • Stomach Fistula
  • Stomach Masses
  • Subphrenic Abscess
  • Umbilical Hernia
  • Ventral Hernia
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Procedures I perform

  • Abdominal Surgery
  • Abdominal Wall Reconstruction
  • Appendectomy
  • Bloodless Breast Surgery
  • Breast Biopsy
  • Breast Cancer Surgery
  • Cecostomy
  • Cholecystectomy
  • Closure Of Enterostomy
  • Complex Hernia Repair
  • Components Separation
  • Duodenal Ulcer Surgery
  • Duodenoduodenostomy
  • Enterectomy
  • Enterolysis
  • Enterorrhaphy
  • Excision Mole
  • Excision Of Tumor
  • Excisional Biopsy
  • Exploratory Surgery
  • Feeding Tube Management
  • Feeding Tube Placement
  • Feeding Tube Removal
  • Fine Needle Aspiration
  • Gastric Ulcer Surgery
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Surgery
  • Gastrostomy Closure Surgery
  • Hernia Repair
  • Hickman Catheter
  • Hidden Scar Breast Cancer Surgery
  • Ileostomy
  • Incision And Drainage
  • Incision And Drainage Of Perianal Abscess
  • Infusaport Placement
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair
  • Laparoscopic Appendectomy
  • Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy
  • Laparoscopic Hiatal Hernia Repair
  • Laparoscopy
  • Lymph Node Biopsy
  • Lysis Of Adhesions
  • Mediports
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Muscle Biopsy
  • Musculoskeletal Biopsy
  • Partial Splenectomy
  • Peptic Ulcer Surgery
  • Port
  • Preoperative Progressive Pneumoperitoneum
  • Pyloroplasty
  • Repair Laceration
  • Repair Of Paracolostomy Hernia
  • Sentinel Node Biopsy
  • Small Bowel Biopsy
  • Soft Tissue Biopsy
  • Splenectomy
  • Stomach Surgery
  • Stomach Tumor Surgery
  • Surgical Treatment Of Crohn's Disease
  • Suture Removal
  • Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Wound Care
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Practice locations

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5601 Loch Raven Boulevard
Smyth Bldg Ste G1
Baltimore, MD, 21239


Fax 443-444-3430

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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.

  • List of insurance plans we accept
    • UnitedHealthcare and AARP Medicare Complete Plans/ UHC Group Medicare Advantage Plans HMO, POS, PPO
    • Blue Choice Advantage & Healthy Blue (HMO, POS)
    • United Healthcare Options (PPO) (includes Empire PPO, GEHA, Compass Rose)
    • UnitedHealthcare Medicare Adv/Special Needs Plans
    • UHC Community Plan of MD
    • Private Health Care Systems (PHCS) (PPO)
    • Medicare Fee for Service
    • Kaiser Virginia Premier
    • Kaiser PermanenteSelect-Added Choice
    • Kaiser Permanente Signature-Added Choice
    • Kaiser Permanente Signature
    • Kaiser Permanente Select
    • Kaiser Permanente Medicare Plus (Medicare Supplemental Plan)
    • Kaiser Permanente Flexible Choice POS
    • Kaiser MD Medicaid MCO
    • Cigna HealthSpring Medicare Advantage
    • CFBCBS Federal Employee Program (Std/Basic PPO/Blue Focus)
    • Aetna Better Health of Maryland
    • CIGNA HMO Open Access (OA)
    • Aetna Traditional Choice (PPO)
    • CFBSBC Blue Preferred PPO
    • POS OA & OA Plus
    • HealthyBlue PPO
    • Select HMO/HealthFund/Health Network
    • Aetna Open Choice (PPO)
    • Opoen HMO Option
    • Innovation Health: POS
    • Innovation Health: Open POS Plus
    • Choice POS & Choice POS II
    • CFBCBS Blue Choice Opt Out Open Access
    • Open POS II
    • Aetna HMO-Open Access/Select OA/HealthFund/Health Network Option OA
    • United Healthcare Choice
    • BlueChoice Open Access
    • Aetna Managed Choice Open Access (POS)
    • Aetna HMO
    • Aetna Elect Choice/ Open Access (POS)
    • Innovation Health: PPO
    • Network OA
    • Innovation Health: Open Network Only Plus
    • Aetna Managed Choice (POS)
    • Open HMO
    • Open EPO Plus
    • PPO and PPO Plus
    • Innovation Health: POS Plus
    • Innovation Health: Indemnity
    • Aetna Innovations: HMO & EPO Plus
    • Choice Fund PPO
    • CFBCBS Blue Choice Opt Out Plus Open Access (POS)
    • MedStar Select (MedStar Associates' Plan)
    • Great-West Healthcare POS/CIGNA
    • CFBCBS Maryland Point of Service Plan (MPOS)
    • Mamsi Life & Health (Indem./PPO)
    • Aetna Worker's Compensation Network
    • United Healthcare Select Plus (POS)
    • First Health PPO
    • Optimum Choice Preferred (POS) & OCI Direct (HMO)
    • CFBCBS BlueChoice HMO
    • Coventry of Delaware HMO/PPO
    • Aetna Student Health Insurance
    • Tricare for Life (Medicare Supplemental Plan)
    • Aetna Elect Choice/ EPO (Aetna Health Fund) Innovation Health: Network Only Plus
    • M.D. IPA Preferred (POS)
    • Coventry Health Care of Virginia
    • CFBCBS Maryland Indemnity or PPO
    • United Student Resources
    • CIGNA HMO & Network (HMO)
    • Aetna Medicare Advantage HMO & PPO Plans
    • CFBCBS (NCA) Indemnity
    • United Healthcare Choice Plus
    • CIGNA Indemnity
    • United Healthcare Select HMO - EPO/NPP
    • MedStar Family Choice - Maryland Health Choice
    • Aetna Quality Point of Service (POS)
    • Coventry Health Care National Network PPO
    • CIGNA POS/Network POS
    • Tricare Prime
    • M.D. IPA (HMO)


Board Certification: American Board of Surgery, Surgery

Residency Program: University of Maryland Medical Center (1991)

Fellowship Program: University of Maryland Medical Center (1991)

Internship Program: MedStar Union Memorial Hospital (1990)

Residency Program: MedStar Union Memorial Hospital (1990)

Fellowship Program: MedStar Union Memorial Hospital (1985)

Residency Program: The American University of Beirut New York (1984)

Internship Program: The American University of Beirut New York (1982)

Medical School: American University of Beirut (1982)


    • Top Doctor, Baltimore magazine 2014-2021
    • America's Top Surgeons 2004 to 2017
    • Top Doctors Across America 2003
    • Golden Apple Teaching Awards 1993, 2001, 2009

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  • Sep 8, 2023

    The best doctor! Thank you!

  • Sep 6, 2023

    Always a pleasant visit. Dr. Nasrallah is kind, understanding and professional. Thank you for your care & service.

  • Aug 9, 2023