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Sam Waddell, PA-C

4.1 out of 5 
Family Medicine
Physician Group: 
UT Health East Texas Physicians
Practices At: 

UT Health East Texas Physicians Pittsburg - Primary Care

2701 U.S. Hwy. 271 North
Pittsburg, TX 75686

Monday - Friday
8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

*Age Range: Newborn and up

UT Health Pittsburg

2701 Highway 271 N.
Pittsburg, TX 75686

Sam Waddell, PA-C, is a certified physician assistant who practices at UT Health East Texas Physicians in Pittsburg. Prior to becoming a physician assistant, Waddell worked as a firefighter and paramedic.

Once he earned his physician assistant degree, he assumed he would continue working in the emergency medicine field; however, that changed when he worked as a temporary physician assistant with a UT Health East Texas Physicians clinic. "Everyone was absolutely wonderful, from the patients to the people I worked with and those in the UT Health East Texas system."

Waddell understands the importance of listening to his patients' health concerns. "I'm interested in hearing about patients' health issues, whether they are big or small. I want to know what concerns patients, and I want to address those concerns."

Board Certifications: 

National Commision of Certification of Physician Assistants, Certiifcation

Texas Department of State Health Services-Paramedics, Licensure

Texas State Commission on Fire Protection and Standards-Structural Firefighter, Certification


Master of Science: Physician Assistant Studies, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Midland

Bachelor of Science: Angelo State University, San Angelo

Associate of Arts: General Science, Western Texas College, Snyder

Associate of Applied Science: Emergency Medical Services, Texas State Technical College, Sweetwater

American Academy of Physician Assistants, Member

Texas Academy of Physician Assistants, Member

International Association of Fire Fighters, Member

Texas State Association of Fire Fighters, Member

Featured Reviews



Wonderful staff and very caring.

   — Johnnie Taylor


Sam Waddell always listens and gives good advise. I highly recommend him.

   — Donis Adair


Dr Waddell is top notch. I have nothing but praise for him and his staff. He makes me feel like I am is only concern. He is a great listener with tons of compassion. Highly recommend him for any problems. He has never once judged me or looked at me crazy. Im just so grateful to call him my Dr.

   — Amber Harmon


Very personable. Related to my injury. Helped me understand what happened.

   — Kathleen Langford


Samuel Waddell was very concerned about my ear infection and took care of it. I was very happy with him and would recommend him.

   — Robert Ables


Dr. Wadell was a god send when Thomas normal pedi was out on Friday 2/18 he diagnosed him with Type 1 diabetes. I want to let everyone know how much I appreciate him so much if it weren't for him don't know where we would be now. Excellent physician and excellent service. He listened to everything I had to say and every concern I had. Thank you for everything you did Dr. Waddell

   — Trisha Brown