Dr. David Earle

General Surgery
North Chelmsford, MA
30 years experience male

Locations

New England Hernia Center

North Chelmsford, MA

Address

20 Research Place, Suite 130, North Chelmsford, MA, United States
Directions

About

Bio

Dr. Earle is the director of the New England Hernia Center, and Associate Professor of Surgery at Tufts University School of Medicine. He has dedicated his career to research, education, device development, and patient care focused on hernia disease and benign esophageal disorders. He is involved in guideline development, and worked as a Medical Officer for the FDA in 2017. His love of travel has led him to teach hernia disease and minimally invasive surgery on 5 continents, primarily as a volunteer. His personal time is spent with family, or participating in photography, mountain biking, golf, and mountaineering.

Specialties
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General Surgery

Doctor Q&A

3.1K Answers
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Earle
30 years experience General Surgery
Yes: Hiatal hernia has nothing to do with fertility.
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Dr. David Earle
30 years experience General Surgery
Common problem: The sensation of a lump in the back of your throat is a common, but poorly understood issue. It's most likely a sensory problem rather than something ... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. David Earle
30 years experience General Surgery
See a doctor: This requires a prescription by and doctor or nurse practitioner. Best to see your primary care for an exam and treatment. Hope this helps!

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Apr 13, 2013
I enjoy reading Dr. Earle's answers and find myself agreeing and often learninfg something. He is clear, thorough and up to date. I recommend him as an excellent resource for your surgical questions
Nov 7, 2014
he is a surgical expert who is knowledgeableGroin hernia, Hiatal hernia, Hernia repair, Hernia, Gastroesophageal reflux disease We are fortunate to have him contributing to the health tap community.
Oct 23, 2013
Fast, Fantastic answers to often complex questions, truly an asset to the Medical Community. A true national leader in General Surgery.
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This was very helpful. Thanks! Thanks I will ask the ENT at my follow up. He gave me dexamethasone. Not sure why. My throat can feel ok but when I work out and after sleep it really triggers it and...Read More
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This was very helpful. Thanks! Thank you very much I had no idea what it was and its been bothering me.getting worse lately so thank you I I will take your advice a seak a general surgeon...again tha...Read More
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This was very helpful. Thanks! Much appreciated. It is a complicated reply to understand well enough. But this is ok. Good that the surgical oncologist is at a major medical center.

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

University of Arizona College of Medicine, AZ
Graduated 1990MD

Residency

NY

Awards

Associate Professor of Surgery Tufts University School of Medicine

Affiliations

American College of Surgeons
Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons
American Hernia Society
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