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Did you know that colorectal cancer ranks second to lung cancer as a cause of cancer deaths and is the third most commonly occurring cancer in both men and women?

Tune in as Umair Sohail, MD, FACP, board-certified gastroenterologist at UT Health East Texas Digestive Disease Center, discusses colon cancer screening.

For more information or to schedule an appointment call 903-531-8950 or visit UTHealthEastTexasDoctors.com.

You can also schedule your colonoscopy online...

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UT Health East Texas has partnered with TheraNow to provide telemedicine and remote physical therapy and rehabilitation treatment to patients throughout East Texas.

Through this partnership, UT Health East Texas provides at-home physical therapy and rehabilitation services to patients using TheraNow's remote telehealth/telerehab platform. This technology allows recovering patients to manage appointments for therapy sessions at home under the guidance of their physician or therapist....

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Doc Smith always knew the risks, but not much can deter the 20-year-old from competing as a professional motocross racer. When asked about his most recent injury, he seemed to shrug and said, “It comes with the territory.”

Introduced to the sport by his dad at four years old, Doc said he didn’t begin taking it seriously until he was about 15. “I always wanted to be professional, but I didn’t begin putting in the effort until that time.” Doc competed locally until he was...

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Caregivers at UT Health Tyler recently celebrated the 250th TAVR procedure at the hospital

UT Health Tyler recently completed its 250th TAVR procedure, marking a milestone for the groundbreaking procedure.

 

Transcatheter aortic valve...

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Austin, Texas (July 26, 2021) — Texas Healthcare Trustees presented the Advocate of the Year Award to Paul W. Detwiler, M.D., immediate past chair of the board of trustees of UT Health Tyler. This honor is bestowed to a hospital board member who displays outstanding advocacy efforts on behalf of a hospital or health system.

“This is a much deserved award for Paul. He’s done so much for our region, for our community, for our university,” said Dr. Kirk A. Calhoun, chairman of the board of UT Health East Texas and president of The University of Texas at Tyler.

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Austin, Texas (July 26, 2021) — Texas Healthcare Trustees presented the Advocate of the Year Award to Paul W. Detwiler, M.D., immediate past chair of the board of trustees of UT Health Tyler. This honor is bestowed to a hospital board member who displays outstanding advocacy efforts on behalf of a hospital or health system.

“This is a much deserved award for Paul. He’s done so much for our region, for our community, for our university,” said Dr. Kirk A. Calhoun, chairman of the board of UT Health East Texas and president of The University of Texas at Tyler.

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Tyler, Texas (July 23, 2021) — The UT Health East Texas Olympic Center is pleased to announce that it has achieved its re-certification by the Medical Fitness Association, the country’s leading organization dedicated solely to medically integrated wellness and fitness facilities. This certification represents a significant commitment on the part of the UT Health East Texas Olympic Center to offer the highest standards of professional...

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Henderson, Texas (July 12, 2021) — Dr. Robert Carney and Dr. David Hector, board-certified cardiologists at Tyler Cardiovascular Consultants (CVC), have returned to Henderson to provide cardiology related services to the community in conjunction with the UT Health East Texas Heart and Vascular Institute.

“The goal of the partnership between CVC and the UT Health East Texas Heart and Vascular Institute is to provide more needed heart-care services in the communities we serve,” said Donna Bowers, division director of cardiovascular services for UT Health East Texas. “We are...

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Tune in as David Olvera, MD, board-certified and fellowship-trained interventional pain specialist at UT Health East Texas Physicians Tyler, discusses back pain.

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Dr. Robert Carney and Dr. David Hector, board-certified cardiologists at Tyler Cardiovascular Consultants (CVC), have returned to Henderson to provide cardiology related services to the community in conjunction with the UT Health East Texas Heart and Vascular Institute.

 

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