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Board-certified cardiologist now seeing patients at UT Physicians of Overton

August 26, 2013

Sam Daya, MD

Sam Daya, MD

OVERTON – Sam K. Daya, MD, an assistant professor of medicine at UT Health Northeast, is now seeing patients at UT Physicians of Overton, located in the Catherine Building, 102 West Henderson St.

Dr. Daya, an expert in invasive cardiology, is board certified in cardiology, nuclear cardiology, and internal medicine. He specializes in nuclear cardiology, with proficiency in PET imaging; echocardiography; and diagnostic cardiac catheterization.

He completed a cardiology fellowship at The University of Texas Medical School at Houston, where he was named the Outstanding Graduating Fellow in Cardiology. In addition, Dr. Daya was a research fellow at The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine in Baltimore, Md.

He is a member of the American College of Cardiology and the Royal College of Physicians in the United Kingdom.

For more than 60 years, UT Health Northeast has provided excellent patient care and cutting-edge treatment, specializing in pulmonary disease, cancer, heart disease, primary care, and the disciplines that support them. UT Health Northeast’s annual operating budget of $138.8 million represents a major economic impact of over $347 million for the Northeast Texas region. Since 2002, scientists in the Center for Biomedical Research have been awarded more than $120 million in research dollars. As the academic health science center for Northeast Texas, its graduate medical education programs – with residencies in family medicine and occupational medicine – provide doctors for many communities throughout the region and beyond. UT Health Northeast is also the program sponsor of the residency program in internal medicine at Good Shepherd Medical Center in Longview.

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