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R. Michael Galbraith, DO

4.6 out of 5 
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Sports Medicine
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UT Health East Texas Physicians
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UT Health East Texas Physicians Lindale - Orthopedic & Sports Medicine Institute

2808 South Main Street
Lindale, TX 75771

UT Health East Texas Physicians Tyler - Patriot Drive

3310 Patriot Drive
Tyler, TX 75701

Mon. – Fri.
8 a.m. – 5 p.m.

UT Health North Campus Tyler

11937 US Hwy 271
Tyler, TX 75708

R. Michael Galbraith, DO, is a board-certified family medicine physician who specializes in primary care and sports medicine physician at UT Health East Texas Physicians on Patriot Drive in Tyler. As a primary care and sports medicine physician, Dr. Galbraith specializes in treating non-surgical musculoskeletal and orthopedic injuries. He collaborates with orthopedic surgeons, physical therapists and other healthcare providers. Dr. Galbraith also works closely with many sports teams to provide care for athletes during sporting events. He treats a wide variety of acute and chronic injuries such as sprains, strains, concussions, arthritis and fractures that do not require surgery.

“I enjoy the cooperative nature of sports medicine and the opportunity to work closely with other healthcare providers to help patients recover from their injuries. My goal is to empower, educate and bring hope to others by optimizing health and performance through a progressive, collaborative approach,” Dr. Galbraith said.

Dr. Galbraith sees patients of all ages and enjoys spending time with his family, mountain biking, snow skiing, backpacking, snorkeling, serving in church and watching Notre Dame football.

Board Certifications: 

American Board of Family Physicians, Board Certification


Fellowship: Primary Care and Sports Medicine, University of Notre Dame, South Bend, Ind.

Residency: Family Medicine, Memorial Hospital, South Bend, Ind.

Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine: Midwestern University/Arizona College of Osteopathic Medicine, Glendale 

Bachelor of Science: Exercise Science, Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah

The College of Family Physicians of Canada, Sport and Exercise Medicine Certification

Canadian Academy of Sport and Exercise Medicine, Diplomate of Sport Medicine

Canadian Osteopathic Association, Member

The College of Family Physicians of Canada, Board Certified

American Medical Society for Sports Medicine, Member

American Osteopathic Association, Member

American Academy of Family Physician, Member

Featured Reviews



I highly recommend Dr Galbraith and his staff. He listens and cares and took the pain away. Can't say enough about the great care I received. Thank You

   — Serena Ivie


i would recommend Dr. G to anyone who is having back pain, he is a very caring dr. who wants to help you fix the problem long term, not just for short time . Dr. G has the best bed side manner, truly cares about his patients!! I wouldn’t trust anyone else with my back issues.. give his office a call

   — Renia Hazelbaker


I actually enjoyed and looked forward to appointments with Dr. Galbraith and Robin. They were very personable, knowledgeable and thorough. I never had to wait long in the lobby or in treatment rooms. My physical therapist even spoke highly of him. I highly recommend!

   — Leona Tripp


I enjoy and appreciate how helpful and professional Dr.Galbraith and is staff is toward my personal issues.

   — Carolyn Collins


Great Dr. Listens to you and try everything to help u.

   — Colleen Ryer


Very friendly staff...the ENTIRE staff! Felt so comfortable and informed of the procedure I had. I am telling all my people about this place!!

   — Debbie Carrell