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Peter Sanfelippo, MD

Occupational Medicine
Physician Group: 
UT Health East Texas Physicians
Practices At: 

UT Health East Texas Physicians Tyler - Occupational Medicine

1100 East Lake Street
Suite 160
Tyler, TX 75701

Monday - Friday
8 a.m. - Noon

UT Health North Campus Tyler

11937 US Hwy 271
Tyler, TX 75708

Peter Sanfelippo, MD, is a board-certified occupational medicine physician at UT Health East Texas Physicians Internal Medicine on Lake Street in Tyler. Dr. Sanfelippo has been practicing medicine for more than 34 years. “I practiced cardiac, vascular and thoracic surgery for over 20 years and was certified by four different medical boards. During my last 14 years at The University of Texas Health Science Center Tyler, I introduced and performed the first transvascular repair of abdominal aortic aneurysms. I retired, then retrained in occupational medicine.”

Dr. Sanfelippo completed the occupational medicine training program at The University of Texas Health Science Center Tyler 16 years ago and only practices occupational medicine now. “I enjoy taking care of acute work injuries and have treated all types of occupational injuries and problems.” Dr. Sanfelippo also conducts Department of Transportation (DOT) Physical Exams.

Dr. Sanfelippo has been the physician for many local companies including: Brookshire’s, Ingersoll Rand and Tyler ISD.

Board Certifications: 

American Board of Surgery, Cerification

American Board of Thoracic Surgery, Certification 

American Board of Surgery, General Vascular, Certification 

American Board of Independent Medical Examiners, Certification

Medical Review Officer Certification Council, Certified Medical Review Officer

American Board of Preventive and Occupational Medicine, Certification

National Board of Medical Examiners, Diplomat

Department of Transportation, Certified Medical Examiner

Disability and Impairment Rating, Certified Examiner



Fellowship: General Surgery Fellowshup, Mayo Graduate

Residency: Thoracic Surgery Resident, Wilford Hall United States Air Force Medical Center, Lackland AFB, San Antonio, T.X.

Internship: Sacred Heart Hospital, Spokane, W.A.

Doctor of Medicine: Marquette University School of Medicine, Milwaukee, W.I.

Master of Science: Environmental Science, Stephen F. Austin State University, Nacogdoches, T.X.

Master of Science: Surgery, University of Minnesota, St. Paul, M.N.

Bachelor of Science: Chemistry, Marquette University, Milwaukee, W.I.