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Gerald Akpassa, MD

Specialty: 
Hospitalist
Physician Group: 
UT Health East Texas Physicians
Practices At: 

Internal medicine specialist Dr. Gerald Akpassa holds regular office hours and also takes care of patients when they’ve been admitted into UT Health Carthage. He is pleased to offer comprehensive care to his patients when they need it most. “As a hospitalist, I’m here to make sure the patients get the best care in the hospital. I work in partnership with their primary care physician to improve the level of care patients receive. My goal in Carthage is to provide timely and efficient care to our patients in a professional manner.”


After completing his residency through Michigan State University, Dr. Akpassa understands how important it is to continue his medical education. He enjoys using his knowledge to take better care of his patients. “I stay abreast of new information and technologies. That way my patients know they’ll get the best, most updated level of care.”

Education: 

Residency: McLaren Regional Medical Center, Michigan State University, Flint, Michigan


Nephrology Rotation: St. John’s Medical Hospital, Detroit, Michigan


Clinical Observership: Hillandale Medical Associates, Atlanta, Georgia


Doctor of Medicine: College of Medicine, University of Lagos, Lagos, Nigeria