Jason B. Fleming, M.D., F.A.C.S.

Dr. Jason B. Fleming is a Professor in the Department of Surgery at University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center. He is an internationally recognized surgical oncologist specializing in pancreatic cancer and serves as Deputy Director for Clinical Affairs of the Harold C. Simmons Comprehensive Cancer Center.

Dr. Fleming earned his medical degree at the University of Tennessee Center of Health Science. He completed a clinical residency in general surgery and a research fellowship in cancer research at UT Southwestern and the Hamon Center for Therapeutic Oncology Research. He also completed a clinical fellowship in surgical oncology at the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center.

At UT Southwestern, Dr. Fleming directs all clinical operations at the Simmons Comprehensive Cancer Center and drives strategies to advance innovative, patient-centered cancer care across the health system. Before his return to UT Southwestern, Dr. Fleming served as a Professor of Surgical Oncology and Chief of Pancreas Surgery at MD Anderson and then as Chair of the Department of Gastrointestinal Oncology at the Moffitt Cancer Center in Tampa, Florida.

Dr. Fleming is a prolific academician, with over 300 peer-reviewed publications and contributions to numerous books. He has delivered many international, national, and regional invited lectures. He serves as principal investigator or co-investigator for numerous active research projects, with grant support from sources such as the National Institutes of Health, the National Cancer Institute, and the U.S. Army Medical Research Acquisition Activity’s Pancreatic Cancer Research Program.