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    Welcome to North Texas Gynecologic Oncology

    Gynecologic Oncology, Gynecology, Pelvic Reconstructive Surgeries, and

    daVinci Robotic Surgery

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    Dr. Alan K. Munoz has been practicing gynecologic oncology in the Dallas area for over twenty years.

    Dr. Munoz completed his residency at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School ("UTSW") and his fellowship at UCLA. He maintains a clinical association with UTSW through his teaching of residents and fellows while maintaining his private practice. Dr. Munoz is currently involved in a yearly rotation of gynecologic oncology fellows from UTSW. In addition, Dr. Munoz has implemented a pelvic surgery fellowship program within his clinic.

    Though his primary medical interest is gynecologic oncology (cancer in the female reproductive organs), he is also a specialist in difficult, complex, female pelvic surgeries. He is board certified in obstetrics-gynecology and gynecologic oncology and is a member of numerous medical, gynecologic organizations.

    Dr. Munoz been honored by Texas Super Doctors yearly since 2004, by Dallas Magazine since 2006, and awarded the Patients' Choice Award annually beginning in 2008.

    Awarded Best by:

    D Magazine

    Texas Super Doctors

    Patients' Choice Award

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    Dr. Thomas P. Heffernan

    Doctor Heffernan is a native of Miami, Florida but spent many of his childhood years in Cambridge, England.  He went to the University of Miami, completing the Honors Program in Medicine with a major in biology and minors in art, chemistry and religion.  He completed medical school at the University of Miami School of Medicine, graduating with an M.D. in 2001.


    Doctor Heffernan did his residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology at Akron General Medical Center in Akron, Ohio and was then accepted to the Gynecologic Oncology Fellowship at the University of Texas Southwestern.


    Doctor Heffernan is a member of Alpha Omega Alpha, the medical honors society.  He has published several papers both as an author and an illustrator.  His research during fellowship focused on cervical cancer and was supported by a grant from 3M and the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology.


    While in medical school Doctor Heffernan met his wife, who practices Geriatric Medicine. They have one daughter, who is the apple of their eye.


    Dr. Jane L. Yau completed her undergraduate education from the University of Pennsylvania. She obtained her medical degree from the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School at Dallas, Texas. She then completed her residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology at Parkland Memorial Hospital and a pelvic surgery fellowship with Dr. Munoz at Medical City Hospital in Dallas, Texas.

    During her residency, Dr. Yau received the Excellence in Gynecologic Surgery Award and was twice the recipient of the Excellence in Medical Student Teaching Award. She also held leadership positions in the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Texas Association of
    Obstetricians and Gynecologists, and at Southwestern Medical Center.
    In addition, Dr. Yau has served as a medical missionary in Philadelphia, Guatemala, and Mexico.

    Dr. Yau lives in Dallas with her husband who practices vascular surgery. They enjoy raising their twins.