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Declan Fleming, MD, FACS

Phone: 1-833-UT-CARES (1-833-882-2737)

Education

The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston, MD


Residency/Fellowship

Residency, General Surgery, The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston

Fellowship, Burns, Trauma, and Critical Care, Shriners Burns Institute

Fellowship, General Surgical Oncology, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center

Biography and Education

Clinical Biography

Declan Fleming, MD, FACS, is a board-certified surgical oncologist in UT Health Austin’s Surgical Oncology Clinic. He specializes in the surgical treatment of patients with cancer and has expertise in the treatment of cancers of the pancreas, liver, and stomach as well as neuroendocrine tumors. Additionally, Dr. Fleming is an assistant professor and the Division Chief of Surgical Oncology for the Dell Medical School Department of Surgery and Perioperative Care. He also serves as the Associate Director for Surgical Services for the Dell Medical School Livestrong Cancer Institutes.

Dr. Fleming earned his medical degree from The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston. He completed a residency in general surgery at The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston, a fellowship in burns, trauma, and critical care at the Shriners Burns Institute, and a second fellowship in general surgical oncology at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, where he was honored with the Marvin M. Romsdahl Clinical Excellence Award and the American Cancer Society Clinical Oncology Fellowship Award.

Dr. Fleming currently collaborates with Dr. H. J. Kim in The University of Texas at Austin Department of Biomedical Engineering, working on cutting-edge “Human Organs-on-Chips” to study colon cancer and inflammatory bowel diseases. He also leads research in Enhanced Recovery After Surgery (ERAS) by teaming with members of The University of Texas at Austin Departments of Kinesiology and Physical Education and Nutrition to create a “prehabilitation” program to speed the recovery of patients undergoing surgery for cancer.

Specializations

  • Hepatobiliary and pancreatic surgery
  • Neuroendocrine tumors
  • Surgical oncology

Board Certification

  • American Board of Surgery

Awards & Honors

  • Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society
  • American Cancer Society Clinical Oncology Fellowship Award
  • Frist Medical Humanitarian Award
  • Marvin M. Romsdahl Clinical Excellence Award
  • Past Chairman, Texas Medical Association Committee on Cancer
  • Past President, Travis County Medical Society

Locations

Locations

  • UT Health Austin Clinics | Health Transformation Building
    1601 Trinity Street, Bldg. A
    Austin, TX 78712
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Insurance Accepted

Insurance Accepted

  • AARP Medicare Complete Focus Essential HMO
  • AARP Medicare Complete Focus HMO
  • Accountable Health Plan/Interplan (SPHN)
  • Aetna Medicare Advantage
  • Aetna PPO/HMO (All HMO Plans require a referral)
  • Aetna Seton Health Alliance
  • Aetna Whole Health
  • Ambetter-Superior Health Plan - Exchange Plan
  • Amerigroup
  • Beech Street PPO (SPHN)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield Blue Advantage HMO/Health Select (All HMO Plans require a referral)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield Blue Choice PPO/UT Select
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield Blue Essentials/Blue Essentials Access - Exchange Plan
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield PAR Plan
  • Cigna - All plans
  • Cigna Behavioral Health
  • Coventry (SPHN)
  • Dell Children’s Health Plan STAR/CHIP
  • EHN/WEB TPA - (Whole Foods)
  • First Care Access PPO Network (SPHN)
  • First Health (SPHN)
  • Firstcare HMO (SPHN) (All HMO plans require a referral)
  • Galaxy (SPHN)
  • Healthsmart (SPHN)
  • Health Payors Organization (SPHN)
  • Humana HMOx
  • Humana Medicare Advantage - all plans EXCEPT Humana Medicare Gold Plus. (Out of network for all Humana Medicare HMO Plans)
  • Humana PPO/HMO/Choice Care (All HMO Plans require a referral)
  • Integrated Medical Systems PPO (SPHN)
  • Medicare Part B Traditional fee for service (Novitas)
  • Medicaid/TMHP
  • Multiplan (SPHN) (PHCS is out of network - All HMO Plans require a referral)
  • Optum
  • Oscar Healthcare (SPHN)
  • Sendero IdealCare
  • Seton Health Plan Smarthealth
  • Superior Health Plan STAR/CHIP/STAR KIDS
  • United Healthcare AARP PPO
  • United Healthcare All Savers/Choice/Choice Plus/PPO/HMO (All HMO Plans require a referral)
  • United Healthcare Community Plan - Medicaid
  • United Healthcare Medicare
  • United Healthcare One
  • United Healthcare Dual Complete Focus HMO
  • United Student Resources PPO (SPHN)
  • USA Managed Care (SPHN)
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