Biography

Anthony J. Froix, M.D., is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Surgery at UT Southwestern Medical Center. He specializes in surgical oncology.

Dr. Froix earned his medical degree at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine. He completed a residency in general surgery at the State University of New York at Buffalo. He received advanced training through a fellowship in surgical oncology at the University of Illinois at Chicago and a clinical research fellowship in general surgery at Mt. Sinai Surgical Services at Queens Hospital Center. He also holds master’s degrees in business administration and medical management from the University of Rochester.

Certified by the American Board of Surgery, he joined the UT Southwestern faculty in 2020.

Dr. Froix’s clinical interests include breast cancer, breast disease, and breast screening and surgery.

His extensive research efforts have focused on therapies to treat melanoma, the distribution of lung cell receptors, development of a DNA fingerprinting method that does not involve radioactive materials, and how to reduce costs in the operating room.

He is a member of the American Association for Cancer Research, the American Association for Physician Leadership, the American College of Surgeons, the American Society of Breast Surgeons, and the Society of Surgical Oncology.

Education & Training
  • Clinical Research Fellowship - NYC Health & Hospitals/Queens (2006-2006), General Surgery
  • Fellowship - University of Illinois at Chicago (2000-2003), Surgical Oncology
  • Residency - State University of New York at Buffalo (1995-2000), General Surgery
  • Medical School - University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine (1991-1995)
Professional Associations & Affiliations
  • American Association for Cancer Research
  • American Association for Physician Leadership
  • American College of Surgeons
  • American Society of Breast Surgeons
  • Society of Surgical Oncology
Honors & Awards
  • Vira I. Heinz Fellowship Award
Books & Publications
Research
  • Melanoma Treatment
  • Reducing Operating Room Costs
  • Lung Cell Receptors

Clinical Focus

  • Breast Cancers
  • Breast Disease
  • Breast Pathology
  • Breast Surgery
  • Screening for Breast Cancer
  • Surgery for Breast Cancer

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