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Mark J. Messing, M.D.

Mark J. Messing, M.D. Photo

Provider Type: Physician

Board Certifications:
  • Gynecologic Oncology
  • Obstetrics and Gynecology


General Summary

Mark J. Messing, M.D., is a member of the cancer committees at Baylor Grapevine Regional Medical Center and Harris Methodist HEB hospital where he also serves as the American College of Surgeons liaison. He has previously served as chief of the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Harris Methodist HEB hospital and was an associate professor in obstetrics and gynecology at the Medical College of Georgia in Augusta. Dr. Messing currently serves on The US Oncology Network ‘s National Policy Executive Committee as the surgical services representative.


Medical degree in 1984, cum laude, from Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia; Alpha Omega Alpha, 1983; internship and residency at University of Alabama at Birmingham, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology 1984-1988 where he received the Chairman’s Award for Excellence 1987-1988; gynecologic oncology fellowship at The University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, Houston 1988-1990, where he received the American Cancer Society of Clinical Oncology Fellowship Award 1989-1900 and the Jesse H. Jones Fellowship in Cancer Education: University of Texas, M.D. Anderson Cancer Center 1988-1989.

Accolades & Memberships

American College of Obstetricians & Gynecologists, American College of Surgeons, Society of Gynecologic Oncologists, American Medical Association, Texas Medical Association, Tarrant County Medical Society, American Society of Colposcopy and Cervical Pathology, Fort Worth OB/GYN Society, and Felix Rutledge Society. Dr. Messing was listed as a "Top Doc" in Fort Worth, Texas magazine in 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013 and 2014.

Surgery Locations

  • Baylor Scott & White Medical Center – Grapevine
  • Methodist Southlake Hospital
  • Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Hurst – Euless – Bedford


  • Cancers and precancerous conditions of the vulva, vagina, cervix, uterus, ovaries and fallopian tubes
  • Complicated gynecologic cases involving pelvic masses related to the uterus and ovaries including those caused by fibroids and endometriosis
  • Genital Tract Fistula


  • Minimally invasive surgery including the DaVinci Robotic System for hysterectomy, removal of the ovaries and tubes as well as surgical cancer staging procedures when appropriate
  • Laser removal of condyloma and preinvasive lesions of the lower genital tract
  • Outpatient Colposcopy
  • Endometrial Biopsy
  • LEEP Cone Biopsy


Research Interest

Dr. Messing specializes in precancerous and cancerous conditions of the female reproductive tract as well as complicated gynecologic surgery.