Alexander Paul Stark, MD

Gastrointestinal Surgical Oncology, Cutaneous (Skin) Surgical Oncology, Sarcoma and Connective Tissue Surgical Oncology, Surgical Oncology, Hepatobiliary and Pancreatic Surgery

Houston Methodist Department of Surgery

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Alexander Paul Stark, MD

Houston Methodist Department of Surgery

About Me

Alexander Stark, MD, surgical oncologist, Department of Surgery, recently joined the Houston Methodist Cancer Center. Stark specializes in the surgical and multidisciplinary management of patients with melanoma, sarcoma, gastrointestinal, and peritoneal surface malignancies. A native of Minnesota, Stark attended Northwestern University in Evanston, IL, where he graduated magna cum laude and with Honors in Philosophy. He obtained his medical degree from the University of Chicago's Pritzker School of Medicine, where he graduated as a member of the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society. He trained in General Surgery at the University of California, Los Angeles, where he received awards for both clinical excellence and Humanism in Medicine, and he completed a fellowship in Complex General Surgical Oncology at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer. He has been awarded a Houston Methodist Academic Institute Clinician Trialist Award.

Clinical Interests

Complex general surgical oncology
Melanoma
Soft tissue sarcoma
Gastric cancer
Peritoneal surface malignancies
Hepatobiliary malignancies

Accepted Insurance Plans

Beech Street PPO
Independent Medical Systems PPO (IMS)
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Healthy Directions
PHCS PPO

Insurance plans may change. Please verify your plan is accepted when scheduling an appointment.

Credentials

BOARD ELIGIBILITY
Complex General Surgical Oncology | American Board of Surgery
BOARD CERTIFICATION
General Surgery | American Board of Surgery
FELLOWSHIP
Complex General Surgical Oncology | The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas
RESIDENCY
General Surgery | University of California, Los Angeles, California
DOCTOR OF MEDICINE
The University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois
BACHELOR OF ARTS
Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois
AFFILIATED HOSPITALS
  • Houston Methodist Hospital
CENTER MEMBERSHIP
  • Houston Methodist Cancer Center
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