Dr. Anthony B. Costales, M.D. is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Gynecologic Oncology. He graduated residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology from the McGovern Medical School at UTHealth. He then completed his fellowship in Gynecologic Oncology at the Cleveland Clinic Foundation.
Dr. Costales provides both medical and surgical care to women with gynecologic cancers. He performs minimally invasive surgery, both robotic and laparoscopic surgery, for appropriate patients with uterine and early-stage ovarian cancers. Dr. Costales also has a special interest in the use of hyperthermic intraperitoneal chemotherapy (HIPEC) for advanced and recurrent ovarian cancers.
Along with providing excellent care to his patients, Dr. Costales’ primary research interests include surgical clinical trials to optimize outcomes in gynecologic cancer patients. Specifically, he is pursuing study in the advancement of the role of minimally invasive surgery in gynecologic oncology, as well as the use of HIPEC in advanced and recurrent ovarian cancers. Dr. Costales believes in the early adoption of technology to improve outcomes in his patients. He has authored and co-authored numerous articles in peer-reviewed journals on these and other subjects.
With his free time, Dr. Costales enjoys playing all sports, in particular soccer, working out at his CrossFit gym, traveling around the world with his family, and going to the dog park with his American Bulldog-Pitbull mix named Jorge.