Dr. Alfredo A. Santillan-Gomez is a board certified general surgeon with a specialty in surgical oncology. He is fully devoted to the oncology and endocrine surgical fields.

Dr. Santillan received his medical doctorate with honors from the Institute of Technology, Monterrey, N.L., Mexico and obtained a master’s degree in public health at Harvard University. He completed his residency in general surgery at Texas Tech University. As a senior surgery resident, he was awarded the Allando Ballantyne fellowship in head and neck surgery at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center.

He received advanced training in surgical oncology at Moffitt Cancer and Research Center, University of South Florida, in Tampa. Prior to joining Texas Oncology, Dr. Santillan-Gomez served for seven years as an associate professor in the division of surgical oncology and endocrine surgery at The University of Texas Health at San Antonio and is currently an adjunct professor of the division of epidemiology and biostatistics at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio.

Background & Education

  • Fellowship in Surgical Oncology
    Moffitt Cancer Center, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL
  • Fellowship in Head and Neck Oncology
    Allando Ballantyne Fellowship in Head and Neck Surgery at M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, University of Texas, Houston, TX
  • Residency in General Surgery
    Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, El Paso, TX
  • Master of Public Health, Quantitative Methods
    Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, Boston, MA
  • Medical Doctorate
    Monterrey Institute of Technology and Higher Education, Monterrey, N.L., México

Surgical Locations

  • Methodist Hospital
  • St. Lukes Baptist Hospital
  • CHRISTUS Santa Rosa Hospital - Medical Center
  • CHRISTUS Santa Rosa Hospital - Westover Hills
  • Methodist Stone Oak Hospital
  • Methodist Specialty and Transplant Hospital
  • Metropolitan Methodist Hospital