David C. Fleeger, M.D., FACS, FASCRS
David C. Fleeger, M.D., FACS, FASCRS, is a board-certified colon and rectal surgeon who practices in Austin, Texas. He completed his general surgery residency at the esteemed Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota, and his colon and rectal fellowship at Louisiana State University in Shreveport. Dr. Fleeger practices the full spectrum of the surgical treatment of diseases of the colon and rectum, with a special interest in the treatment of cancer of the colon and rectum.

Provider Type



Colon and Rectal Surgery

Board Certifications

Colon and Rectal Surgery


Texas Colon & Rectal Specialists–Austin Central
4106 Medical Parkway
Austin, TX 78756
Phone: 512-418-1979
Fax: 512-418-1943

Texas Colon & Rectal Specialists–Austin South
4207 James Casey, Suite 201
Austin, TX 78745
Phone: 512-447-8911
Fax: 855-427-1214

Spoken Languages



  • Fellowship in Colon and Rectal Surgery
    Louisiana State University
    Shreveport, LA
  • Residency in General Surgery
    Mayo Clinic
    Rochester, MN
  • Medical Doctorate
    Texas A&M Health Science Center College of Medicine
    College Station, TX
  • Bachelor of Science
    Baylor University
    Waco, TX

Accolades & Memberships

  • American Board of Colon and Rectal Surgeons
  • American College of Surgeons
  • American Medical Association
  • American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons
  • Best Doctors In America
  • Central Texas Catholic Healthcare Guild, Past President
  • Frist Humanitarian Award (2008)
  • Mayo Alumni Association
  • Physician of the Year–Gold Headed Cane Award, Travis County Medical Society (2012)
  • Priestly Surgical Society
  • St. David’s Medical Center Medical Staff President (2010–2011)
  • Super Doctor in Austin, TX
  • Super Doctor in Texas
  • Texas A&M University College of Medicine Distinguished Alumnus Award (2018)
  • Texas Colon and Rectal Surgeons, Past President
  • Texas Health Services Authority, (2008 – 2019), Past Chair
  • Texas Medical Association Distinguished Service Award (2022)
  • Texas Medical Association, Past President
  • Texas Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons, Past President
  • The Overton Award for Quality in Health Care (2015)
  • TMF Health Quality Institute, Past Chair Board of Trustees
  • Travis County Medical Society
  • Travis County Medical Society, Past President

Surgery Locations

  • Bailey Square Surgery Center
  • St. David’s South Austin Medical Center
  • Surgicare of South Austin


  • Anal dysplasia
  • Benign and malignant disease of the colon, rectum and anus
  • Colonoscopy/Colon cancer screening
  • Condyloma
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Fissures
  • Fistulas
  • Surgical management of: Crohn’s Disease, Ulcerative Colitis; Colon, Rectal and Anal Cancer with emphasis on endoscopic, laparoscopic, DaVinci robotic and sphincter-sparing techniques

Community Service

Dr. Fleeger and his wife Jamie have participated in annual medical mission trips to Panama and Guatemala for over 20 years.


Other Information

Dr. Fleeger is an avid photographer and world traveler. In Austin he enjoys boating and gardening. 


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