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Carla Wang-Kocik, MD

4.1 out of 5 
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Pulmonology (Lung Disease)
Critical Care Medicine
Sleep Medicine
Physician Group: 
UT Health East Texas Physicians
Practices At: 

UT Health East Texas Long-Term Acute Care

1000 S. Beckham Ave., 5th Floor
Tyler, TX 75701

UT Health East Texas Physicians Palestine - Pulmonary

4002 S. Loop 256 Ste. R
2nd Floor
Palestine, TX 75801

UT Health North Campus Tyler

11937 US Hwy 271
Tyler, TX 75708

UT Health Tyler

1000 S. Beckham Ave.
Tyler, TX 75701
Board Certifications: 

American Board of Internal Medicine-Pulmonary Disease, Board Certification

American Board of Internal Medicine -Critical Care, Board Certification

American Board of Sleep Medicine, Board Certification


Pulmonary and Critical Care Fellowship: Newark Beth Israel, Newark, NJ

Internal Medicine Residency: Mount Sinai School of Medicine, Jersey City Medical Center, Jersey City, NJ

Multispecialty Internship: Hospital Calderon Guardia/National Children's Hospital Mexico San Jose, Costa Rica

Doctor of Medicine: Universidad de Iberoamerica, San Jose, Costa Rica

Bachelor of Science: Universidad Autonoma de Centro America, San Jose, Costa Rica

American Academy of Chest Physicians, Member

Society of Critical Care Medicine, Member

Featured Reviews



The best!

   — Shug Harris


I can honestly say that I have never met a doctor with such compassion for patients. Dr. Wang-Kocik listens to you and thoroughly explains everything in a way that you can understand. She’s such an amazing doctor and I feel very blessed to have her as my doctor.

   — Linda V.


Dr Desteric and his team has given me great medical attention for years now. I definitely breath easier because of them! Always friendly and professional.

   — Trey Gross


Thank you Dr. Wang-Kocik. You are a caring physician who listens and understands a patient's major concerns. I have confidence that you will help us find some answers!

   — Michael Thomas


Dr. David Jones is excellent!!! I've watched him patiently listen to my Momma and address all of her concerns. The testing is hard on her but he is very thorough in his examinations. He patiently explains what she must do and why.

   — Marci


She saved my son’s life!!! I thought he was not going to make it, but after she reviewed the data, she knew what to do. So grateful!

   — M. Mathew