Dr. Douglas Scott Tyler MD Surgeon

Dr. Douglas Tyler is a surgeon in Durham, North Carolina. He is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Duke University Hospital and Durham Veterans Affairs Medical Center. He received his medical degree from Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth and has been in practice for 19 years. He is one of 168 doctors at Duke University Hospital and one of 26 at Durham Veterans Affairs Medical Center who specialize in Surgery.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Surgeon: Surgical Oncology (Other than Breast)

Education & Medical Training

Duke University Hospital
Residency, General Surgery, 1985 - 1992

University of Texas M D Anderson Cancer Center
Residency, General Surgery, 1992 - 1994

Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth
Class of 1985

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Surgery
Certified in Surgery

NC State Medical License

Publications & Presentations

Src Family Kinase Inhibition as a Novel Strategy to Augment Melphalan-Based Regional Chemotherapy of Advanced Extremity Melanoma.
Tokuhisa, Y.,Lidsky, M. E.,Toshimitsu, H.,Turley, R. S.,Beasley, G. M.,Ueno, T.,Sharma, K.,Augustine, C. K.,Tyler, D. S.

Predicting disease progression after regional therapy for in-transit melanoma.
Lidsky, M. E.,Turley, R. S.,Beasley, G. M.,Sharma, K.,Tyler, D. S.

Plasma cytokine analysis in patients with advanced extremity melanoma undergoing isolated limb infusion.
Shetty, G.,Beasley, G. M.,Sparks, S.,Barfield, M.,Masoud, M.,Mosca, P. J.,Pruitt, S. K.,Salama, A. K.,Chan, C.,Tyler, D. S.,Weinhold, K. J.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS North Carolina BlueOptions PPO
  • CIGNA HMO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • CIGNA PPO
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Health Net HMO - Employer Group
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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