David Showalter, MD

Specializes in Complex Bypass Surgery and Minimally Invasive Aneurysm Surgery

DAVID SHOWALTER, MDDr. Showalter specializes in complex bypass surgery; standard open and minimally invasive aneurysm surgery; carotid stenting and surgery; varicose veins injections, removal and laser therapy, as well as other vascular, vein and artery disorders.



  • Board Certified in Vascular Surgery
  • Education: Medical Degree, University of Kansas Fellowship: Vascular Surgery at the University of Pittsburgh, PA and the Medical College of Virginia
  • Certification: Board Certified, American Board of Vascular Surgery Memberships: American College of Surgeons, Society for Vascular Surgery, Florida Vascular Society and the International Society for Endovascular Surgery

Dr. Showalter was the first surgeon in Florida to place the Endovascular Aneurysm Graft that allows minimally invasive treatment of abdominal aneurysms. He has co-authored numerous publications that have been printed in peer reviewed national journals. The prestigious Journal of Surgery selected one of these as being one of the most important contributions to science of carotid surgery in 1999. Dr. Showalter has been in practice since 1991 and is with the Sarasota Vascular Specialists in Sarasota, FL.

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Patient Testimonials:

Dr. Showalter's

Dear Dr. Showalter and Physician Assistant Rick Morales,

I would like to take this opportunity to thank you from the bottom of my heart for taking such wonderful care of my husband. There are no words I can say to express my gratefulness for what you have done. Because of all of you, I now can continue to live a wonderful life with my husband!!! Also, my daughters wanted me to thank you for your expertise work that now allows them to still have their dad in their life. Again, we all truly appreciate what you have done for our family. God bless you all!!!

- Sincerely, K.C.

Dear Dr. Showalter,

It is with an enormous amount of gratitude and appreciation that I write this letter to you regarding the remarkable surgery you performed on my father.
Thanks to you my 86 year old father has BOTH of his legs and is now walking again! Your skill, and unbelievable expertise, caring and compassion made this possible; for this I am eternally grateful. On behalf of myself, and my entire family, we thank you from the bottom of our hearts!

- Warm Regards, A.G.