Meet Our Doctors

At Vascular Tyler, we focus on the vascular health and wellness of our East Texas patients by providing quality diagnosis, treatment and preventative care all under one roof.

Expert Patient Care is Our Highest Priority

Vascular Tyler’s expert medical team and highly trained support staff are committed to the well-being of every patient, and when a physician refers a patient, we often see that patient the same day. Should you be referred to us by your provider, we will work collaboratively with them; keeping them linked into your care and treatment every step along the way.

Get to Know Vascular Tyler’s Surgical Team

Mark R. Robbins, M.D., FACS
Board Certified General Surgeon ·
Board Certified Vascular & Endovascular Surgeon ·
Vein Specialist ·

Dr. Mark Robbins is an established and highly skilled surgeon with over two decades of experience in all aspects of arterial and venous diseases, with an emphasis on minimally invasive endovascular procedures. His expertise, skills, and leadership at Vascular Tyler and The Vein Clinic is the foundation for the compassion and quality of care all of our patients receive.

He is a graduate with distinction from Iowa State University and received his Doctor of Medicine at the University of Iowa in 1995 with multiple academic honors. Dr. Robbins then went on to complete his five-year surgical residency at the University of Kansas – Wichita.

Dr. Robbins served in the USAF at Sheppard Air Force Base Hospital, in Wichita Falls, Texas, for three years as a staff surgeon and Chief of General Surgery (2003). He earned the rank of major and was awarded the Meritorious Service Medal. During that time, he was also on staff as a trauma surgeon at United Regional Hospital. In 2005, Dr. Robbins successfully completed a two-year vascular surgery fellowship program at the renowned Jobst Vascular Center in Toledo, Ohio before becoming a part of Vascular Tyler in 2007.

Dr. Robbins has been extensively published in surgical journals and is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons and a member of several professional organizations.

Tyrone J. Miller, DO, FACOS, FACS
Board Certified Vascular & Endovascular Surgeon ·
Board Certified General Surgeon ·
Vein Specialist ·

As a vascular and general surgery partner at Vascular Tyler, Dr. Tyrone Miller puts his extensive experience, knowledge, and skills in vascular, endovascular, general and robotic surgery to work for our patients.

Dr. Miller received his bachelor’s degree from the University of Arizona in 2001. During his undergraduate studies, he worked as a paramedic at local Tucson hospitals, followed by work for a year as a paramedic and firefighter for Rural Metro Fire Department in Pima County, Arizona.

In 2002, Dr. Miller was accepted into the Arizona College of Osteopathic Medicine at Midwestern University in Glendale, Arizona, where he earned a research fellowship under Wade Grow, PhD and graduated with honors in 2006.

That was followed by a five-year general surgery residency at Michigan State University -McLaren Macomb Medical Center in Mt. Clemens, Michigan, where he was named Chief Resident in his final year. He then entered into a two-year vascular surgery fellowship through Michigan State University, with one year at McLaren Macomb Medical Center and one year at the highly respected Arizona Heart Institute.

Dr. Miller is a Fellow of the American College of Osteopathic Surgeons, published author, respected lecturer, and has served on numerous committees and professional organizations in vascular and osteopathic surgery.

D. Brent Kerns, MD, FACS
Board Certified Vascular & Endovascular Surgeon ·
Board Certified General Surgeon ·
Vein Specialist ·

Dr. Brent Kerns has been proudly serving the needs of vascular and general surgery patients in Tyler and East Texas for over 25 years, and in 2021, he joined Vascular Tyler’s expert surgical team. Previously, Dr. Kerns was part of the former East Texas Vascular Associates.

Dr. Kerns began his studies at Texas A&M and graduated with a biochemistry degree in 1983 and went on to earn his medical degree at The University of Texas Southwestern Medical School in 1987.

He then travelled to the State University of New York Health Science Center in Syracuse, New York, to complete a comprehensive training program in general surgery that included an internship and two residencies. He also acted as Chief Resident in general surgery for a year and completed a year-long research fellowship in vascular surgery. Dr. Kerns finished his training with a fellowship in vascular surgery at Washington University Medical Center, Barnes Hospital in St. Louis, Missouri.

Dr. Kerns is a member of the American College of Surgeons, the Society for Vascular Surgery and the Texas Surgical Society. He has been recognized multiple times by the Consumer’s Research Council as one of America’s Top General and Vascular Surgeons starting in 2007.

Dr. Kerns is married and the father of four who enjoys spending time with his family, hunting, fishing and working on his bonsai trees during his spare time.