Family medicine physician who trained at UT Health Northeast joins UT Physicians of Gladewater
August 7, 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 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.