Bethesda Comprehensive Cancer Center

Bethesda Comprehensive Cancer Center

Surgical Oncology


Surgical Oncology involves the surgical treatment and care of cancer. Our team of surgical oncologists provide comprehensive surgical evaluation, diagnosis, treatment and management of cancers in adults.


Meet Matthew J. D'Alessio, M.D.  

Matthew J. D'Alessio, M.D. brings expertise in the areas of Surgical Oncology and Minimally Invasive Surgery to Palm Beach County and the South Florida community. Dr. D'Alessio specializes in cancer surgery and minimally-invasive surgery of the abdomen and digestive organs. His clinical interests include liver cancer, pancreatic cancer, gallbladder cancer, bile duct cancer, colon cancer, rectal cancer, stomach cancer, as well as sarcoma and melanoma.

Dr. D'Alessio earned his medical degree from the University of Florida College of Medicine and completed his residency in General Surgery at Boston University Medical Center. Dr. D'Alessio completed a research fellowship in Colorectal Cancer at the Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center in New York City. After his residency, Dr. D'Alessio pursued subspecialty training in Minimally Invasive and Advanced Gastrointestinal Surgery at the University of South Florida. Dr. D'Alessio successfully completed a fellowship in Surgical Oncology at the University of Pittsburgh in 2006. Dr. D'Alessio has served as Assistant Professor of Surgery at University of South Alabama and has personally performed over 3500 major surgical procedures. He currently serves as Clinical Assistant Professor of Surgery at Nova Southeastern University.

Dr. D'Alessio is Board Certified by the American Board of Surgery, and Certified in Surgical Oncology by the Society of Surgical Oncology. His professional memberships include the Florida Medical Association and the Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society. He has published extensively in prestigious medical journals and has given presentations at national meetings. Dr. D'Alessio's practice, Advanced Cancer Surgery and Digestive Health, is located in the Palm Coast Surgical Building at 229 George Bush Boulevard, Delray Beach, FL.



Meet David H. Owen, M.D. 


David H. Owen, M.D. is a Board Certified General Surgeon, Fellowship-trained in the specialty of Surgical Oncology. Dr. Owen received his medical degree from New York University School of Medicine. He completed his internship/residency at Montefiore Medical Center in New York. He completed his surgical oncology fellowship at the Stehlin Foundation for Cancer Research in Houston, Texas.


Dr. Owen's professional memberships include the American Medical Association and the American Society of Clinical Oncology. Dr. Owen's practice is located at the Bethesda Professional Plaza, 2623 S. Seacrest Blvd., Suite 108, Boynton Beach, FL.