Chair for the Department of Surgery

Alan H. Tyroch, M.D., FACS
Alan H. Tyroch, M.D., FACS

Professor and Chair for the Department of Surgery


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Trauma Medical Director
Dr. Tyroch is board certified in general surgery and surgical critical care. He is a graduate of the University of Texas Health Sciences Center in Houston, Texas, where he received his M.D. He is a graduate of the Phoenix Integrated Surgical Residency Program in Phoenix, AZ. After graduation, he completed a fellowship in trauma and surgical critical care at the University of California, Fresno, CA in 1997.

Dr. Tyroch participates in the following professional memberships: American College of Surgeons (Fellow), American College of Surgeons-South Texas Chapter, American Association for the Surgery of Trauma, Society of Critical Care Medicine, Texas Surgical Society, Southwestern Surgical Congress, American Trauma Society, Pan-American Trauma Society, and Western Surgical Association. He also serves on these committees: Governor's EMS & Trauma Advisory Council-Trauma Systems Committee (2002-present), and American College of Surgeons South Texas Committee on Trauma (2000-present). He is the past chief of staff at Thomason Hospital.