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Gerald Akpassa, MD

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

UT Health Carthage

409 W. Cottage Road
Carthage, TX 75633
903-693-3841

UT Health Henderson

300 Wilson St.
Henderson, TX 75652
903-657-7541

Gerald Akpassa, MD, is a board-certified physician who works as a hospitalist at UT Health Carthage. He offers comprehensive care to his patients when they need it the most. "As a hospitalist, I'm here to make sure my patients get the best care in the hospital. I work in partnership with their primary care physician to improve the level of care they receive."

Dr. Akpassa enjoys using his experience 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," he said. "It's rewarding to help patients get better so they can return home." 

Education: 

Internal Medicine Residency: McLaren Regional Medical Center, Michigan State University, Flint, Mich.

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

American Board of Internal Medicine, Board Certification

Texas Medical Association, Member

American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Care Medicine, Member

Texas and New Mexico Hospice Organization, Medical Director of The Year