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David Svetec, M.D.

Dr. Svetec enjoys treating urology patients with minimally invasive techniques. He specializes in laparoscopic and robotic urologic surgery on the adrenal glands, kidneys, ureters, bladder, and prostate.

Dr. Svetec attended college and medical school in Pennsylvania, and then served in the United States Air Force. He completed his residency training in San Antonio, and was then a staff urologist for five years at Scott Air Force Base Hospital, Evans Army Community Hospital, and the United States Air Force Academy Hospital. After finishing his military service, Dr. Svetec completed a laparoscopy fellowship before returning to Pennsylvania to be closer to family.

When not working, Dr. Svetec enjoys exercising, traveling, and staying involved in the active lives of his wife and four children.

Satellite Offices

Ephrata Office


Undergraduate degree in Chemistry from Franklin and Marshall College, Magna Cum Laude

Medical degree from the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine

Residency at Wilford Hall Medical Center and Brooke Army Medical Center

Fellowship in Clinical Laparoscopy (minimally invasive surgery)


Robotic Urological Surgery

Laparoscopic Urological Surgery

General Urology & Urological Surgery

Awards & Recognition

Board Certified Urologist


Voted Best Surgeon in Lancaster by Lancaster County Magazine, 2005

Air force Commendation Medal for Meritorious Service

Other Involvements and Memberships

Lancaster Urology-Executive Committee, Treasurer

Chief of Urology, Lancaster Regional Medical Center

American Urological Association

Society of Government Service Urologists

American College of Surgeons