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About Me

Conditions I specialize in
  • Hematology
  • Medical Oncology
David Draper, MD, was touched by cancer as a teenager, when his mother died from metastatic breast cancer.  This experience has led him to understand two principle components when caring for patients.
#1) Compassion and attentiveness are the keys to understanding a patient’s goals and needs.
#2) A physician needs to constantly be educating himself to ensure the best patient outcomes.

Dr. Draper’s ambition is to be exemplary in both endeavors.  He has been a dedicated physician working with TriHealth Cancer Institute since its inception.  He has been the recipient of several accolades including the Cancer Family Care Unsung Hero Award and The Good Samaritan Hospital Educator of the Year Award.  He has been featured in Cincinnati Magazine and has consistently been named a Top Doc since 2011.  He is the Division Director of Education for the Good Samaritan Internal Medicine Residency Program as well as the Director of Gastrointestinal Oncology for the TriHealth Cancer Institute.  He is involved in a multitude of research projects and has numerous publications and national poster presentations.

Dr. Draper’s areas of expertise include all gastrointestinal malignancies including:
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • GE Junction Cancer
  • Stomach Cancer
  • Pancreas Cancer
  • Biliary Tract and Gallbladder Cancer (Cholangiocarcinoma)
  • Liver Cancer (Hepatocellular Carcinoma)
  • Colon Cancer
  • Rectal Cancer
  • Anal Cancer
Dr. Draper and his staff provide advanced, state-of-the-art cancer care in an optimistic and respectful environment.  His hope is to obtain optimal outcomes with empathy and kindness.

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Locations I practice at

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    TriHealth - Good Samaritan Infusion Center - Good Samaritan Campus
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    TriHealth - Good Samaritan Infusion Center - Western Ridge
  • Education

    • University of Cincinnati College of Medicine | Residency, 2006
    • University of Cincinnati College of Medicine | Medical School, 2003
      Medical Doctor

    Certifications

    • American Board of Internal Medicine | Board, 2010
      Hematology
    • American Board of Internal Medicine | Board, 2010
      Medical Oncology

    Ratings and Reviews

    The Patient Satisfaction Rating is an average of all responses to the care provider related questions shown below from our survey. Patients that are treated in outpatient or hospital environments may receive different surveys, and the volume of responses will vary by question.
    5 / 5 (287 ratings, 6 comments)
      Comments from patients
    • 5 / 5
      Dr Drapper is outstanding.
      Reviewed October 24, 2023
    • 5 / 5
      *Dr. Draper is the BEST!!! Kind, caring, compassionate.
      Reviewed October 24, 2023
    • 5 / 5
      I can't say enough great things about Dr Draper! He is the best!!! Knowledgeable, caring, patient, explains issues as well as solutions in ways that a non medical patent can understand and be part of their medical care. Physicians like him are rare in this day and age
      Reviewed October 18, 2023
    • 5 / 5
      Dr. Draper is a excellent doctor. I have full trust in him. He is always respectful and talks to you like a person not someone he is better than or smarter than. He explains if you don't understand. I couldn't ask for a better physician. He's definitely the top doc.
      Reviewed October 16, 2023
    • 5 / 5
      I always recommend *Dr. Draper.
      Reviewed October 16, 2023
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