Family medicine physician who trained at UT Health Northeast joins UT Physicians of Gladewater
August 6, 2013
Family medicine physician Stephanie Tyo, MD, has joined UT Physicians of Gladewater. UTP is a physician practice associated with UT Health Northeast.
Dr. Tyo, an assistant professor of family medicine, is board certified in family medicine. She is interested in women’s health, promoting healthy eating, and in preventing childhood obesity.
She is fluent in Spanish and completed month-long training sessions at medical clinics and hospitals in Ghana, Guatemala, and Uganda. Dr. Tyo also has participated in medical mission trips to South Texas, Peru, Mexico, Honduras, and Guatemala.
Dr. Tyo completed her family medicine residency at UT Health Northeast. She received her medical degree from the West Virginia University School of Medicine.
For 65 years, UT Health Northeast has provided excellent patient care and cutting-edge treatment, specializing in pulmonary disease, cancer, heart disease, and primary care. Its annual budget of $150 million represents a major economic impact of over $350 million for Northeast Texas. Since 2004, scientists in the Biomedical Research Center have been awarded more than $122 million research dollars. As the university medical center for Northeast Texas, its graduate medical education programs – with residencies in family medicine and occupational medicine – provide doctors for many communities across the state and beyond. It also sponsors the residency program in internal medicine at Good Shepherd Medical Center in Longview. For more information, visit www.uthealth.org.