David Litvak, MD
Accepting new patients
About David Litvak, MD
Dr. David Litvak is a general and oncology surgeon who specializes in cancer-removing surgeries for treatment and symptom relief. He has performed hundreds of complex robotic procedures. His expertise includes cancers or other tumors of the liver and pancreas, complex melanomas, sarcomas (soft tissue cancers), and colon and rectal cancer.
"Even though surgery may be just one part of a patient's overall treatment, it's important that we form a partnership based on trust and understanding to get the very best outcomes," he explains about his care philosophy.
Before joining the El Camino Health team, Dr. Litvak served as national chief of surgery/surgical oncology and as medical director for cancer services in large healthcare organizations. He’s excited to be a part of the San Jose community and contribute to its wellness.
Outside his practice, Dr. Litvak likes to run, hike and watch sports — especially car racing. He’s a self-described foodie who enjoys cooking and baking, inspired by programs like the Great British Bake Off. He also enjoys traveling and visiting family with his wife.
Locations & Appointments
- Accepts Most Major Insurance Plans
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American Board of Surgery
Speciality: General Surgery
John Wayne Cancer Institute
Univ of Chicago Division of Biological Sciences Pritzker School of Medicine
University of California San Francisco-East Bay