“As a medical student, I found that I enjoyed surgery. The ability to definitively repair or correct a problem appealed to me. What drew me to specialize in cancer surgery was that it challenged me to perform some of the most complex procedures a surgeon can undertake. As a doctor, I want to be challenged to always have the sharpest skills and the most complete capabilities. At the same time, oncology surgery involves developing long-term relationships with the people in my care and their families. Helping people is exactly why I chose to become a doctor.
“I’ve learned that there’s no substitute for experience in surgery. While the complexity of cases has not changed, my understanding of the disease processes has, and experience has clearly made me a better surgeon. We’ve advanced in our understanding of tumor biology and how to better treat malignancies, best manage different cancers, and dramatically improve the outcomes of surgery. But experience has also taught me the importance of being open, caring, engaged and dedicated to each person’s needs.”
When you need surgery, whether it’s specifically to treat cancer or to treat other surgical issues, the surgeon you choose matters. At North Texas Surgical Oncology Associates (NTSOA), we understand that the best outcomes depend on the skill, capabilities, knowledge, experience and commitment of your surgical team. That’s why we are dedicated to providing the highest quality care for both cancer surgery and general surgery.
We combine compassion and unwavering commitment to your needs with truly state-of-the-art surgical capabilities and know-how, including performing procedures offered few other places in North Texas. In addition, we are uncommonly thorough and detailed, affiliated with top hospitals, and able to handle even the most complex surgical cases. Because you deserve nothing less.
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At NTSOA, we bring the same skill, compassion and attention to detail to general surgical procedures as they do to cancer surgeries. In addition to their excellent general surgery training, both doctors performed surgeries in and out of combat for the military and for years since leaving service. As a result, they’ve been exposed to all sorts of surgical situations, including the high-pressure, high-stakes challenges of trauma. Today, they’re well known for their commitment to and record for excellent surgical outcomes for…
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Board-Certified: American Board of Surgery
Fellow: American College of Surgeons
Fellowship: Surgical Oncology, Fox Chase Cancer Center, Philadelphia, PA
Residency: Surgery, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington, DC
Medical School: Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, TN
Certifications/Awards: Legion of Merit, NATO Medal
Member: Society of Surgical Oncology, American Society of Clinical Oncology, Southwest Oncology Group, Americas Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary Association, American Society of Breast Surgeons