David J. Sacco, M.D.
Dr. David Sacco was born in Boston. He graduated from the University of California San Diego with a major in biochemistry/cell biology. He earned his M.D. from Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine and was invited to join Alpha Omega Alpha, the national honor medical society. He completed an internship in general surgery and a residency in neurological surgery at the University of Kentucky. During his residency he was awarded the traveling fellowship in pediatric neurosurgery. After completing his residency, he returned to Boston and completed a pediatric fellowship at Children’s Hospital Boston/Harvard Medical School.
Dr. Sacco is licensed in Texas and Massachusetts. He is a clinical assistant professor of neurological surgery at The University of Texas Southwestern Medical School. He is an attending neurosurgeon at Children’s Medical Center Dallas, Medical City Dallas Hospital and Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children.
Dr. Sacco has presented research at national meetings and has published papers in peer-reviewed journals on topics including nonselective dorsal rhizotomy and reoperations for Chiari malformations.