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M. Shawn Gonter, PA-C

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Physician Group: 
UT Health East Texas Physicians
Practices At: 

UT Health East Texas Orthopedic Institute - A department of UT Health Tyler

700 Olympic Plaza
Ste. 600
Tyler, TX 75701

Monday - Thursday: 7:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Friday: 7:30 a.m. - Noon 

UT Health Tyler

1000 S. Beckham Ave.
Tyler, TX 75701

M. Shawn Gonter, PA-C, is a certified physician assistant who specialized in orthopedics at UT Health East Texas Physicians in Tyler. He orginally found interest in medicine while serving as a special forces medic. "After getting out, it was only logical to pursue a career in a field I already loved." Between his military and civilian careers, Gonter has over 28 years of medical experience.

Working closely with patients has always been a priority for him. "My care philosophy is to tret all my patients as if they are family or friends, that way I know they will always receive my undivided attention and the best care I can provide."


Board Certifications: 

Basic Life Support Training, Certification

Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support Training, Certification

Advanced Trauma Life Support Training, Certification


Master of Science: Physician Assistant Studies, University of Utah, Salt Lake City

Bachelor of Science: Sociology, Dixie College, St. George, Utah

National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants, Member