G Thomas Shires, MD-Surgery - Dallas, TX

G Thomas Shires, MD

A member of Texas Health Physicians Group

Primary Location
Texas Health Surgical Care
8230 Walnut Hill Lane
Ste 320 PB3
DallasTX 75231
Hospital Affiliations
Texas Health Dallas
Accepting New Patients
Available for Virtual Visits
  • About Me
    In Practice Since
    Duke Univ School of Medicine - MD
    Emory University School of Medicine - SUR
    Cornell University- Office of Registrar
    Emory University School of Medicine - SUR
    Dr. Tom Shires is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons and sits on their Board of Governors. He specializes in hepatic, pancreatic and biliary surgery. He has followed in the footsteps of his surgeon father, who was a leading researcher and pioneer in the areas of trauma and burn care. Dr. Shires currently serves as the John P. Thompson Chair for Surgical Services at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas and on the hospital’s Board of Trustees. He also sits on numerous committees, including Texas Health Dallas’ Medical Executive Committee and Surgical Services Committee.

    Dr. Shires graduated with honors from Duke University School of Medicine in Durham, N.C., and completed his general surgery residency training at Emory University School of Medicine in Atlanta, Ga. He was the Harvey Cushing Research Fellow at Cornell University Medical College – New York Presbyterian Hospital and the Daniel Elkin Clinical Fellow at Emory.

    He has decades of experience in the use of advanced and minimally invasive surgical techniques. He previously served as Chief of Surgery at Zale-Lipshy University Hospital in Dallas and as Chairman of the GI and Endocrine Division at The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, also in Dallas. Dr. Shires is an avid lecturer, author, medical editor and medical reviewer. Dr. Shires’ special interest in surgical education shows through in his role as the residency program director for surgery residents at Texas Health Dallas.

    Dr. Shires is an active member of such organizations as the North Texas Chapter of the American College of Surgeons, American Hepato Pancreato Biliary Association, The Society for Surgery of the Alimentary Tract, Surgical Infection Society and Association for Academic Surgery.
  • Additional Locations
    Southwest General Surgical Associates PA
    8200 Walnut Hill Lane
    Surgical Services, Ground Fl
    Dallas, TX 75231
  • Insurance Accepted
    • Aetna Medicare Adv HMO
    • Aetna Medicare Adv PPO
    • Aetna TX HealthAetna HMO
    • Aetna TX HealthAetna POS
    • Aetna TX HealthAetna PPO
    • Amerigroup Medicaid CHIP
    • Amerigroup Medicaid STAR
    • Amerigroup Medicaid STAR Kids
    • Amerigroup Medicaid STARP
    • Amerigroup Medicare Adv HMO
    • Amerigroup Medicare Adv MMP
    • Amerigroup Medicare Adv PPO
    • Amerigroup Medicare Adv SNP
    • BCBS Par Number
    • BCBS UT Connect HMO
    • Blue Advantage HMO
    • Blue Choice POS
    • Blue Choice PPO
    • Blue Essentials (HMO Blue)
    • Blue Medicare Advantage HMO
    • Blue Medicare Advantage PPO
    • Care N Care Medicare Advantage HMO
    • Care N Care Medicare Advantage PPO
    • Childrens Medical Center Health Plan Medicaid StarKids
    • Cigna Commercial HMO
    • Cigna Commercial OA
    • Cigna Commercial OAP
    • Cigna Commercial PPO
    • Cigna HealthSpring PPO Medicare Adv
    • City of Euless
    • City of Rockwall
    • Coventry First Health PPO
    • Galaxy Health Network PPO
    • HealthScope (DART)
    • HealthSmart PPO
    • Humana ChoiceCare Commercial OA
    • Humana ChoiceCare Commercial POS
    • Humana ChoiceCare Commercial PPO
    • Humana HMO Medicare Adv
    • Humana PPO Medicare Adv
    • Medicare Dallas
    • Medicare Railroad
    • Molina Medicaid Star Plans
    • Molina Medicaid Star Plus Plans
    • Molina Medicare Adv HMO
    • Molina Medicare Adv MMP
    • Molina Medicare Adv PPO
    • Molina Medicare Adv SNP
    • MolinaMedicaidChip
    • MultiPlan (Beech Street) PPO
    • MultiPlan (Beech Street) PPO
    • ProCare Advantage Medicare HMO
    • QuickTrip HMO
    • Superior Medicaid Chip Plans
    • Superior Medicaid Star Plans
    • Superior Medicaid StarHealth Plans
    • Superior Medicaid StarPlus Plans
    • Superior Medicare Adv HMO
    • Superior Medicare Adv MMP
    • Superior Medicare Adv PPO
    • Superior Medicare Adv SNP
    • SWHR NextGenACO 2019
    • SWHR NextGenACO 2020
    • SWHR TexasHealth Aetna ACO
    • Tricare Humana Military Prime
    • Tricare Humana Military Standard
    • UHC AARP NTSP Medicare
    • UHC Commercial HMO
    • UHC Commercial POS
    • UHC Commercial PPO
    • USA Commercial PPO
    • USA Lonestar Network Workers Comp
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