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Douglas Tyler, MD
Departments: Surgery
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


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


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


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


American Board of Surgery, Surgery

UTMB Health General Surgery - Galveston
1005 Harborside Drive 5th Floor
Galveston, TX 77555
Fax: (409) 772-4456

UTMB Health General Surgery - Webster
17448 Highway 3 Suite 200
Webster, TX 77598

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Great!Jan 12,2017
*Dr. Tyler is VERY GOOD at explaining things to me in language I can understand.Jan 05,2017
*Dr. Tyler was very kind and informative. I loved that he listened to everything I had to say. I NEVER FELT RUSHED!!! So awesome!!!Apr 06,2017
Very good.May 04,2017
Courteous, prompt, informative very nice manners.Jun 08,2017
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