Alka Mallik, M.D., is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Internal Medicine at UT Southwestern Medical Center. She specializes in hematology and oncology, especially lymphoma and lung, breast, and colon cancers.

Dr. Mallik earned her medical degree at UT Southwestern Medical School, where she also completed a residency in internal medicine. She gained advanced training through a fellowship in hematology and medical oncology at NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center, serving as Chief Fellow.

Certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine in hematology and medical oncology, she joined the UT Southwestern faculty in 2022.

She is a member of the American Society of Clinical Oncology and the American Society of Hematology.

Dr. Mallik has served as an investigator on several clinical trials, frequently delivered lectures on internal medicine topics for residents and medical students, and published peer-reviewed articles related to her areas of expertise.

As both a student and physician, Dr. Mallik has won several awards and grants. She speaks fluent Hindi.

Personal Note

Outside of work, Dr. Mallik enjoys travel and photography.

Education & Training
  • Medical School - UT Southwestern Medical School (2000-2004)
  • Internship - UT Southwestern Medical Center (2004-2005), Internal Medicine
  • Residency - UT Southwestern Medical Center (2005-2007), Internal Medicine
  • Fellowship - New York Presbyterian Hospital - Weill Cornell Medical Center (2007-2010), Hematology Oncology
Professional Associations & Affiliations
  • American Society of Clinical Oncology
  • American Society of Hematology
Honors & Awards
  • Fellow Travel Grant 2010, National Comprehensive Cancer Network
  • Cancer and Leukemia Group B Travel Award 2009, Weill Cornell Medical College
  • Chief Fellow 2009, New York-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center
  • Department of Medicine 2009 Fellows Research Award 2009, Finalist, Weill Cornell Medical College
  • Cancer and Leukemia Group B (CALGB) Travel Award 2008, Weill Cornell Medical College
  • Rolland Robbins Award 2004, UT Southwestern Medical School
Books & Publications
  • Breast cancer
  • Colon cancer
  • Hematologic malignancies (leukemia, lymphoma, myeloma)
  • Hemostasis and thrombosis
  • Medical education

Clinical Focus

  • Breast Cancer
  • Lymphoma
  • Colon Cancer
  • Hematology and Oncology
  • Lung Cancer
  • Medical Oncology

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