01. Doctor Overview

Doctor Overview

Dr. Mullett has a unique understanding of what cancer patients go through, after being diagnosed with cancer himself in 2012. He had seen many patients go through exams and treatments, but hadn’t experienced it himself. Once he did, he developed a better understanding of what patients go through, allowing him to become even better at caring for those with cancer.

Dr. Mullett has a variety of research interests, including the surgical treatment and early detection of lung cancers. He has experience with thoracic surgeries, esophageal surgeries and much more. Dr. Mullett has been able to share his medical expertise and findings through a variety of scholarly publications, acting as an author and co-author.

In addition to his medical fellowships and residency, Dr. Mullet Dr. Mullet was commissioned as a U.S. Army Reserve Medical Corps as a Captain in 1988, and in 1995 he was promoted to Major and then Lieutenant Colonel in 2004. He served on the 874th Forward Surgical Team in Operation Iraqi Freedom in 2004.

02. Fast Facts

Doctor Fast Facts

Main Specialty: Surgery

Other Interests & Specialties: Thoracic surgery, general cardiac/thoracic surgery, cardiopulmonary transplantation, adult general thoracic surgery, thoracic surgical oncology, lung cancer, computers in medical education, surgical treatment of lung cancer, esophageal surgery and pulmonary hypertension.

Certifications, Awards & Accolades: American Board of Surgery Certification, American Board of Thoracic Surgery Certification, America’s Top Doctors for Cancer, America’s Top Doctors

Education & Experience:

  • Medical Degree at University of Florida College of Medicine
  • Residency for General Surgery at University of Florida
  • Fellowship for Cardiothoracic Surgery at University of Florida
  • Fellowship for Pediatric Surgery Research at University of Florida
03. Publications


Effectiveness of tunneled pleural catheter placement in patients with malignant pleural effusionsInternational Journal of Angiology. March 2011;20(1):39-42. doi: 10.1055/s-0031-127254

Survival after Pneumonectomy for Stage III Non-small Cell Lung CancerOman Medical Journal. January 2014;29(1):24-7. doi: 10.5001/omj.2014.06

Identifying Esophagectomy Patients at Risk for Predischarge Versus Postdischarge Venous ThromboembolismThe Annals of Thoracic Surgery. September 2015;100(3):932–938. doi: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2015.04.042