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David J. Cziperle, MD

David J. Cziperle, MD Physician

Managing Physician, Thoracic Surgery, Lancaster General Health Physicians

Dr. Cziperle is employed by or has a contract with Penn Medicine Lancaster General Health.

About Dr. David J. Cziperle

I provide comprehensive, customized, and personalized care to all of my patients. I focus on minimally invasive surgical techniques and I am an accomplished leader in da Vinci robotic thoracic surgical techniques. My goal is to ensure that you receive expedited state-of-the-art thoracic surgical care. I work closely with other experts in medical oncology, radiation oncology, interventional pulmonology, and pulmonary medicine to ensure that you receive the best available multidisciplinary team care.

Patient Satisfaction Ratings

Patient Rating Breakdown

The Patient Satisfaction Rating is an average of all responses to the care provider related questions shown below from our nationally-recognized Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey. Patients that are treated in outpatient or hospital environments may receive different surveys, and the volume of responses will vary by question.

Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5 with 5 being the best score.

Comments are submitted by patients and reflect their views and opinions. The comments are not endorsed by and do not necessarily reflect the views of Penn Medicine Lancaster General Health.

Overall Ratings

Clinical Specialties

Specialty:

  • Thoracic Surgery

Board Certification:

  • Thoracic and Cardiac Surgery, 2011

Clinical Expertise:

  • Adenocarcinoma of Lung
  • Anomalies of Diaphragm
  • Anterior Mediastinotomy
  • Asbestosis
  • Barrett's Esophagus
  • Biopsy Chest Wall
  • Biopsy Diaphragm
  • Bronchial Fistula Repair
  • Bronchogenic Cysts
  • Bronchoscopy
  • Cancer of the Mediastinum
  • Chest Wall Abscess
  • Chest Wall Disorder
  • Chest Wall Lump
  • Chest Wall Resection
  • Chest Wall Tumors
  • Closure of Diaphragmatic Fistula
  • Closure of External Fistula of Trachea
  • Collapsed Lung
  • Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
  • Contusion of Chest Wall
  • Decortication of Lung
  • Diaphragm Pacemaker Procedure
  • Diaphragm Pacing
  • Diaphragm Tumor
  • Diaphragmatic Hernia
  • Emphysema
  • Empyema
  • Endoscopic Biopsy of the Lung
  • Endoscopic Surgery
  • Esophageal Achalasia
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Diverticulectomy
  • Esophageal Motility Disorders
  • Esophageal Myotomy
  • Esophageal Perforation
  • Esophageal Stenosis
  • Esophageal Stricture
  • Esophageal Ulcer
  • Esophagectomy
  • Esophagus Tumors
  • Excision of Bronchus
  • Exploratory Thoracotomy
  • Extrapleural Pneumonectomy
  • Fiberoptic Bronchoscopy
  • Flail Chest
  • Foreign Body in Esophagus
  • Fundoplication
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Surgery
  • Hamartoma of Lung
  • Hilar Adenopathy
  • Hyperhidrosis
  • Hyperhidrosis Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Heller Myotomy for Achalasia
  • Large Cell Cancer of the Lung
  • Ligation of Bronchus
  • Lung (Chest) Biopsy
  • Lung Abscess
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Carcinoid Tumor
  • Lung Contusion
  • Lung Metastasis
  • Lung Resection
  • Lung Tumors
  • Lung Volume Reduction Surgery
  • Malignant Effusion
  • Malignant Neoplasm of the Main Bronchus
  • Mallory Weiss Tear
  • Median Sternotomy
  • Mediastinal Disorders
  • Mediastinal Tumors
  • Mediastinitis
  • Mediastinoscopy
  • Mesothelioma
  • Mesothelioma Surgery
  • Metastatic Tumors to the Lungs
  • Minimally Invasive Esophagectomy
  • Minimally Invasive Lung Cancer Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Pulmonary Lobectomy
  • Minimally Invasive Thoracic Surgery
  • Mycetoma Resection
  • Needle Procedure
  • Open Biopsy of Bronchus
  • Open Biopsy of Lesion of Mediastinum
  • Open Biopsy of Lung
  • Paraesophageal Hernia
  • Pectus Carinatum
  • Pectus Excavatum
  • Percutaneous Tracheostomy
  • Pleural Cancer
  • Pleural Diseases
  • Pleural Effusion (Fluid in the Lung)
  • Pleurectomy
  • Pleurodesis
  • Pleurx Catheter
  • Plication of Emphysematous Bleb
  • Plication of the Diaphragm
  • Pulmonary Metastases
  • Pulmonary Thromboendarterectomy
  • Pulmonary Valve Disorders
  • Repair of Diaphragm
  • Revision of Tracheostomy
  • Rib Fracture
  • Robotic Lung Surgery
  • Robotic Thoracic Surgery
  • Sarcoma of the Lung
  • Sequestrum of Lung
  • Sleeve Lobectomy
  • Spontaneous Pneumothorax
  • Squamous Cancer of the Lung
  • Sternal Fracture
  • Tension Pneumothorax
  • Thoracic Cancer
  • Thoracoplasty
  • Thoracoscopy
  • Thoracostomy
  • Thoracotomy
  • Thymectomy
  • Thymoma and Thymic Carcinoma
  • Thymus Cancer
  • Thymus Disorders
  • Thymus Surgery
  • Tracheal Resection
  • Tracheoesophageal Fistula
  • Tracheoesophageal Fistula Repair
  • Tracheomalacia
  • Tracheoplasty
  • Tracheostomy
  • Video Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery
  • Zenker's Diverticulum
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Practice Locations and Appointments

Recent Writings

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna US Healthcare
  • Amerihealth Caritas
  • Amerihealth Caritas Medicare
  • Capital Blue Cross
  • Cigna
  • Cigna HealthSpring
  • Devon Health Services (Americare)
  • eLAP Services
  • Gateway Health Plan
  • Geisinger Health Plan
  • Health Net
  • HealthAmerica / HealthAssurance, a Coventry Plan
  • HealthPartners
  • HealthPartners Medicare
  • Highmark Blue Shield
  • Highmark Blue Shield Medicare
  • Humana / Choicecare
  • Humana / Medicare
  • Independence Blue Cross (Keystone East)
  • Intergroup
  • Keystone First
  • Multiplan
  • PA Health and Wellness (Centene) Medicare
  • PA Medicaid
  • PA Medicare
  • Preferred Health Care/PA Preferred Health Networks
  • Rail Road Medicare / Palmetto GBA
  • Significa Benefit Services (fka EHP)
  • Tricare
  • United Healthcare
  • UnitedHealthcare Community Plan
  • UPMC Health Plan
  • Veterans Choice Program
  • Vibra Health Plan

Education and Training

Medical School: Loyola University Medical Center
Residency: Medical College of Wisconsin
Residency: Loyola University Medical Center

Hospital Affiliation

Dr. Cziperle is employed by or has a contract with Penn Medicine Lancaster General Health.

Hospital Privileges:

  • Lancaster General Hospital: Has privileges to treat patients in the hospital.