About Our Doctors Mark D. D’Alise, M.D., F.A.C.S.
Certified by the American Board of Neurological Surgery
Dr. D’Alise is from Hobbs, New Mexico. He attended Texas Tech University from 1975-1980. He graduated from dental school Cum Laude in 1983 from Tufts University School of Dental Medicine in Boston, Massachusetts. Dr. D’Alise completed a residency in Hospital Dentistry at Brookdale Medical Center in New York City. He practiced dentistry in Albuquerque, New Mexico for four years before returning to medical school.
Dr. D’Alise attended the University of New Mexico School of Medicine and graduated in 1990. He continued at the University of New Mexico School of Medicine in completing an internship in general surgery. In 1996 Dr. D’Alise completed a residency in neurosurgery at the University of Texas – Southwestern Medical School. He continued with a resident fellowship in reconstructive and complex spine surgery under Dr. Edward C. Benzel at the University of New Mexico School of Medicine in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Since that time, Dr. D’Alise has been in private practice in Lubbock in neurosurgery with a specialty interest in spinal disorders. He also serves as the medical director for spinal cord injury and spinal surgery at Covenant Health System, and is the consulting neurosurgeon for Texas Tech University Department of Intercollegiate Athletics.
He is a member of the Congress of Neurological Surgeons, American Association of Neurological Surgeons, American College of Surgeons, American Association for the Surgery of Trauma, the Texas Medical Association, and the Lubbock-Crosby-Garza County Medical Society. He is certified by the American Board of Neurological Surgeons.
Dr. D’Alise has receive numerous awards including: outstanding clinical paper award by the Southern Neurosurgical Society, regional resident award and best clinical paper by the American College of Surgeons Committee on Trauma, George E. Omer Award for outstanding student in orthopedic surgery from the University of New Mexico School of Medicine, and was the Homer Scholarship Recipient at the University of New Mexico School of Medicine.
Dr. D’Alise enjoys spending time with his children and wife, Patty. He is also an avid hunter, enjoys athletic events, and outdoor activities.