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J. Dean McCracken, M.D., FACP

General Summary

Dr. J. Dean McCracken is board certified in medical oncology and internal medicine. Dr. McCracken’s special interests in oncology are geriatric oncology and gastrointestinal cancer. He has participated in numerous clinical trials, serving as the principal investigator.

In the U.S. Army, Dr. McCracken was chief of the Oncology Service at Madigan Army Medical Center in Tacoma and later Chief of the Hematology/Oncology Service Brooke Army Medical Center at Ft. Sam Houston, Texas. Dr. McCracken retired from the U.S. Army as a Lt. Colonel.


  • Fellowship
    Letterman General Hospital, San Francisco, CA
  • Residency
    Madigan General Hospital, Tacoma, WA
  • Internship
    Madigan General Hospital, Tacoma, WA
  • Medical Doctorate
    Duke University, Durham, NC

Medical Practice

Research Interest

Surgery Locations

Other Information

In his spare time, Dr. McCracken and his family enjoy spending time at their ranch. His hobbies include hunting, fishing, golf, and travel. Dr. McCracken and his wife are enjoying the late blessing of an 8 year old son in addition to their four grown children.

Accolades & Memberships

Along with membership to numerous professional organizations, Dr. McCracken has served as President of the Texas Society of Medical Oncology and the San Antonio Metropolitan Unit of the American Cancer Society.

Community Service