Family medicine physician to join UT Physicians of Gladewater on May 1; UTHSCT cardiologist now seeing patients at Gladewater clinic

Thursday, February 12, 2009

Family medicine physician Wyn Andrews, MD, will join UT Physicians of Gladewater on May 1.

UTP is a physician practice associated with The University of Texas Health Science Center at Tyler. Dr. Andrews also will be an assistant professor of family medicine at UTHSCT.

In addition, James Galizia, MD, an assistant professor of medicine in the Division of Cardiology at UTHSCT, is now seeing patients at the Gladewater clinic, 112 N. Lee St. in Gladewater.

Dr. Galizia is board certified in cardiovascular diseases and specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of heart and blood vessel diseases.

He is board certified in internal medicine and is a Fellow of the American College of Cardiology.

Dr. Galizia sees patients who have been referred to him by their primary care doctors.

Dr. Andrews is board certified in family medicine and is certified in basic life support, advanced life support, and advanced trauma life support.

He comes to UTHSCT after providing direct patient care in the emergency rooms of regional and community hospitals in the Houston area.

He also has been a principal investigator for pharmaceutical research studies while working for PPD Development in Austin, a pharmaceutical research firm with offices around the world.

Dr. Andrews also has spent more than a decade practicing family medicine and has served as an associate director of a family medicine residency program in Austin.

In 2003, he received the Good Clinical Practice Award from the Pharmaceutical Research Foundation in Research Triangle Park, N.C.

Dr. Andrews completed his family medicine residency at the Corpus Christi Family Medicine Residency Program. He received his medical degree from Texas A&M University Health Science Center in College Station.

For more information or to schedule an appointment, call (903) 877-7000.

For 60 years, The University of Texas Health Science Center at Tyler has provided excellent patient care and cutting-edge treatments, specializing in pulmonary disease, cancer, heart disease, primary care, and the disciplines that support them. With an operating budget of more than $125 million and biomedical research funding that exceeds $10 million annually, UTHSCT has a major economic impact on East Texas. Its two medical residency programs – in family medicine and occupational medicine – provide doctors for many communities in East Texas and beyond.

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