Two physicians join UT Health Science Center at Tyler

Wednesday, March 30, 2011

Shafik Hanna-Moussa, MD, and Justin McInnis, MD, recently joined The University of Texas Health Science Center at Tyler.

Dr. Hanna-Moussa is board certified in interventional cardiology, cardiovascular medicine, and internal medicine. He is also board certified in several techniques used to take images of the heart – cardiovascular computed tomography, echocardiography, and nuclear cardiology.

He served a fellowship in interventional cardiology at the Albert Einstein School of Medicine-Beth Israel Medical Center in New York City. Dr. Hanna-Moussa also completed his fellowship in cardiology at Providence Hospital in Southfield, Mich., and his residency in internal medicine at Grace Hospital, Wayne State University in Detroit.

At UTHSCT, Dr. Hanna-Moussa performs angioplasty and stenting for coronary artery disease.

Dr. McInnis, who is board certified in family medicine, has been named to the medical staff in UTHSCT’s emergency room. He is also certified in basic life support, advanced cardiac life support, pediatric advanced life support, advanced trauma life support, and neonatal resuscitation.

Dr. McInnis completed his residency in family medicine at UTHSCT and received his medical degree from The University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston.

For 60 years, The University of Texas Health Science Center at Tyler has provided excellent patient care and cutting-edge treatment, specializing in pulmonary disease, cancer, heart disease, primary care, and the disciplines that support them. UTHSCT’s annual operating budget of $125 million represents a major economic impact of over $287 million to the Northeast Texas region. In FY 2010, scientists in the Center for Biomedical Research were awarded 75 competitive grants and contracts totaling more than $14 million. As the academic medical center for Northeast Texas, its graduate medical education program – with residencies in family medicine and occupational medicine – provide doctors for many communities throughout the region and beyond.

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