Dr. Dennis H. Birenbaum was born and raised in Dallas, Texas. He attended Hillcrest High School and Southern Methodist University. Dr. Birenbaum attended medical school at Universidad Autónoma de Guadalajara. He completed his internship and a year of research at the University of Michigan and Henry Ford Hospital. He completed his internal medicine residency in at Tulane University Medical Center in New Orleans, Louisiana. He then completed his fellowship in hematology/oncology at the University of Texas M.D. Anderson Hospital and Tumor Institute in Houston, Texas. He spent one-and-a-half years as a faculty associate at the University of Texas M.D. Anderson Hospital and Tumor Institute.
Dr. Birenbaum started his private practice in the Dallas/Ft. Worth metroplex in 1979. In 1981, he designed and built the Arlington Cancer Treatment Center. In 1997, he founded Texas Hematology Oncology Centers, and in 2000, he was the founder, developer, and CEO of the Patient’s Comprehensive Center in Carrollton. In 2009, Dr. Birenbaum built and designed the McKinney Regional Cancer Center.
All of Dr. Birenbaum’s centers followed the “all-in-one” principle, allowing patients to see their doctor, obtain lab testing, complete X-ray evaluations, and receive IV/infusion therapy in one centralized location.
Dr. Birenbaum is the proud father of two sons and six dogs. He is an avid art, sports memorabilia, and antique collector; loves sports; is an enthusiastic golfer; and enjoys travelling. Dr. Birenbaum has dedicated his life to caring for the lives of others and his dedication and care to patients are second to none. To Dr. Birenbaum and the staff at THOC, everything is secondary to the patients’ needs. Every patient and their family’s well-being and future is always the number 1 priority.