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Douglas Tyler

Douglas Tyler, MDUTMB Health Provider

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    Specialties: Surgery - General
    Surgery - Oncology
    Surgery - Melanoma
    Languages: English
  • UTMB Health Surgical Oncology, UHC Galveston
    • 1005 Harborside Drive
      5th Floor
      Galveston, TX 77550
    • Phone: (409) 772-6789
    • Fax: (409) 772-2812
    UTMB Health Surgical Oncology, League City Campus
    • 2280 Gulf Freeway South
      2nd Floor
      League City, TX 77573
    • Phone: (832) 505-4000
    • Fax: (832) 505-4040
    UTMB Health Surgical Oncology, Angleton
    • 146 East Hospital Drive
      Suite 102
      Angleton, TX 77515
    • Phone: (979) 848-9111
    • Fax: (979) 849-1806
  • 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

    Internships:

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

    Residencies:

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

    Fellowships:

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


    Certifications:

    American Board of Surgery, Surgery

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