Dr. Froix earned his medical degree at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine. He completed a residency in general surgery at the State University of New York at Buffalo. He received advanced training through a fellowship in surgical oncology at the University of Illinois at Chicago and a clinical research fellowship in general surgery at Mt. Sinai Surgical Services at Queens Hospital Center. He also holds master’s degrees in business administration and medical management from the University of Rochester.

Certified by the American Board of Surgery, he joined the UT Southwestern faculty in 2020.

Dr. Froix’s clinical interests include breast cancer, breast disease, and breast screening and surgery.

His extensive research efforts have focused on therapies to treat melanoma, the distribution of lung cell receptors, development of a DNA fingerprinting method that does not involve radioactive materials, and how to reduce costs in the operating room.

He is a member of the American Association for Cancer Research, the American Association for Physician Leadership, the American College of Surgeons, the American Society of Breast Surgeons, and the Society of Surgical Oncology.


Medical School
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine (1995)
State University of New York at Buffalo (2000), General Surgery
University of Illinois at Chicago (2003), Surgical Oncology
Clinical Research Fellowship
NYC Health & Hospitals/Queens (2006), General Surgery


Featured Publications LegendFeatured Publications

Configuring surgical instrument trays to reduce costs
Dobson G, Seidmann A, Tilson V, Froix A IIE Transactions on Healthcare Systems Engineering 2015 225-237
Primary malignant melanoma of the lip.
Froix AJ, Salti GI, Journal of surgical oncology 2003 Sep 84 1 7-9
Blood supply of hemipelvectomy flaps: the anterior flap hemipelvectomy.
Kulaylat MN, Froix A, Karakousis CP, Arch Surg 2001 Jul 136 7 828-31