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Katie Root, MD, FACP

Internal Medicine
Weight Management
Physician Group: 
UT Health East Texas Physicians
Practices At: 

UT Health East Texas Physicians Tyler - Fifth Street Primary Care

1000 Fifth St.
Ste. 400
Tyler, TX 75701

Monday - Friday 
8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Extended hours:
Monday - Friday
5 p.m. - 7 p.m.

9 a.m. - noon

UT Health Tyler

1000 S. Beckham Ave.
Tyler, TX 75701

Katie Root, MD, FACP, is a board-certified internal medicine physician and obesity medicine specialist at UT Health East Texas Physicians on Fifth Street in Tyler who builds relationships with her patients. “With time, you develop a partnership that encourages patients to take an active role in their care, which leads to better health and more successful outcomes. I want people to feel good and live a higher quality of life.”


Internal Medicine Residency: Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, Shreveport

Biomedical Research Assistant: The University of Texas Health Science Center at Tyler

Doctor of Medicine: Ross University School of Medicine, North Brunswick, New Jersey

Bachelor of Science: Forensic Science, Baylor University, Waco

American Board of Internal Medicine, Board Certification

American Board of Obesity Medicine, Diplomate

American College of Physicians, Member

Obesity Medicine Association, Member

The Obesity Society, Member