Medical Oncologist/Hematologist, Austin Cancer Center
Dr. Alka Mallik is a board-certified fellowship-trained hematologist and medical oncologist, and an Assistant Professor in the Department of Oncology at Dell Medical School at the University of Texas.
She received her Bachelor of Science degree in Biological Sciences from Stanford University during which time she also participated in the overseas program at Oxford University. She then attended medical school at University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas, and then completed her Internal Medicine residency there. Subsequently, she completed her fellowship training in Hematology and Medical Oncology at Weill Cornell Medical College-New York Presbyterian Hospital, during which time she also participated in translational research in the laboratory of Dr. Ari Melnick in the field of lymphoma therapeutics and served as one of the Chief Fellows.
Dr. Mallik’s clinical practice emphasizes a compassionate, personalized, and multidisciplinary approach to patient care with ongoing integration of up-to-date information from clinical trials. Dr. Mallik is a member of the American Society of Clinical Oncology and American Society of Hematology. Her research has been published in several peer-reviewed medical journals. Her clinical and research interests include cancers of the breast, lung, colon, as well as benign and malignant hematology. She is also involved in medical education at the University of Texas Dell Medical School.
Her interests outside of medicine include photography and travel. She is fluent in Hindi.