Robert B. Tompkins, M.D. is a board-certified family medicine physician at the University of Texas Health Science Center at Tyler. He is the current Chairman of the Family Medicine department at UTHSCT and Program Director of the family medicine residency since 2012. He is a member of the Texas Medical Association and the American Academy of Family Physicians.

Education & Training

National Institute of Program Director Development
Fellow, 2014
UTHSCT Family Medicine Program
Residency, 1997
University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston
MD, 1994
The University of Texas at Tyler
BS, Chemistry, 1990

Courses Taught

Director of the UTHSCT Family Medicine Residency Program

Research Interests

Clinically applied QI projects with multidisciplinary teams including Family Medicine residents, UT Tyler School of Pharmacy Students and UTHSCT Psychology interns.
Publication Highlights
Tompkins R, Menard R, Kuruvilla S. Effect of CPAP Therapy on Heart Failure Outcomes. Evidence-Based Practice. 2017; 20(8):9-10.
Tompkins R, Harris V, Brown C, Griffith D. Diagnosing Pulmonary Embolism in Patients with Suspected or Established Chronic Lung Disease. The Southwest Respiratory and Critical Care Chronicles. 2014;2(8):5-16.