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Douglas Tyler
Departments: Surgery-Administration
Specialties: Surgery - General|Surgical Oncology
Languages: English
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Dr. Tyler's clinical practice focuses on GI cancers, melanoma, and sarcoma. He has pioneered neoadjuvant approaches using chemotherapy and/or radiation to tumors of the stomach and pancreas as well as the application of minimally invasive surgery to tumors of the GI tract. He is an expert in the management of regionally advanced and in-transit melanoma and oversees novel clinical trials to manage this form of disease. Dr. Tyler also has extensive experience managing retroperitoneal and abdominal wall sarcomas.

Dr. Tyler serves as chairman of the UTMB Health Department of Surgery and is the holder of the John Woods Harris Distinguished Chairman, Department of Surgery.

Medical/Professional School:

Dartmouth Medical School - Hanover, NH, MD, 1985

Residencies:

General Surgery, Duke University Medical Center - Durham, NC, 1992

Fellowships:

Surgical Oncology, MD Anderson Cancer Center - Houston, TX, 1994

Internships:

General Surgery, Duke University Medical Center - Durham, NC, 1986


Certifications:

Surgery,American Board of Surgery

UTMB Health General Surgery - Galveston
1005 Harborside Drive
Galveston, TX 77550
Fax: (409) 772-4456

UTMB Health General Surgery - Webster
17448 Highway 3
Webster, TX 77598

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Thanks for everything.Jan 28,2016
*Dr. Douglas Tyler excellent and was fortunate to be provided for day time.Jan 15,2016
*Dr. Tyler was very courteous & listened to what I had to say.Nov 17,2015