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Anthony B. Costales, M.D.

Assistant Professor
Baylor College of Medicine


Assistant Professor
Gynecologic Oncology
Dan L Duncan Comprehensive Cancer Center
Baylor College of Medicine
Houston, Texas United States


McNair Campus (Clinic)
Dan L Duncan Comprehensive Cancer Center
7200 Cambridge St.
7th Floor
Houston, Texas 77030
United States
(713) 798-1999
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  • MD
    Texas Medical License

  • Board eligible in Obstetrics & Gynecology
    American Board of Obstetrics & Gynecology

  • Board eligible in Gynecologic Oncology
    American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology


  • BS from Missouri State University
    05/2008 - Springfield, Missouri United States

  • MD from The University of Texas at Houston McGovern Medical School
    06/2012 - Houston, Texas United States
  • Residency at The University of Texas at Houston McGovern Medical School- Memorial Hermann Hospital
    06/2016 - Houston, Texas United States

  • Fellowship at Cleveland Clinic Foundation
    06/2019 - Cleveland, Ohio United States



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Professional Statement

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.

Professional Achievements

  • 2020 Texas Super Doctors Rising Stars
    07/2020 - Super Doctors
  • 2021 Texas Super Doctors Rising Stars

Professional Interests

  • Hyperthermic intraperitoneal chemotherapy (HIPEC)
  • Management of hereditary breast and ovarian cancer syndromes
  • Fertility-sparing treatment of gynecologic cancers
  • Complex gynecologic surgery
  • Minimally invasive surgery for gynecologic cancers
  • Sentinel lymph node mapping for gynecologic cancers
  • Treatment of ovarian cancer
  • Treatment of cervical cancer and pre-invasive disease
  • Treatment of uterine cancer and pre-invasive disease
  • Treatment of vulvar cancer and pre-invasive disease
  • Treatment of uterine sarcomas
  • Treatment of vaginal cancer and pre-invasive disease

Physician Specialties

  • Gynecologic Oncology
  • Hyperthermic Intrapertionial Chemotherapy (HIPEC)

Professional Specialties

  • Gynecologic Oncology


  • Society of Gynecologic Oncology
  • American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology