Traditions of Excellence
As one of only three designated National Cancer Institute Cancer Centers in Texas, our physicians at the UT Health San Antonio/M.D. Anderson Mays Cancer Center offer integrated medical and surgical cancer treatments, utilizing novel therapies and a wide range of phase I clinical trials.
Cardiovascular and Cardiopulmonary Services
Our Divisions of Cardiology and Pulmonary/Critical Care Medicine, in partnership with the Divisions of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery, excel in all areas of cardiovascular and cardiopulmonary care. Highlights include state-of-the-art care of patients with structural heart disease, pulmonary hypertension, asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, supplemented in recent years by nationally-recognized Centers of Excellence in both interstitial lung disease and adult cystic fibrosis.
At the Medical Art and Research Center and Texas Diabetes Institute, the Division of Diabetes provides care that integrates outstanding clinical services with internationally renowned clinical research.
Collaboration between the Division of Gastroenterology, the Department of Surgery, the Liver Transplant Center and the Texas Liver Institute provides a full spectrum of care for patients with gastrointestinal disorders, with notable expertise in advanced and emerging endoscopic procedures, pancreatobiliary disease and chronic liver disease.
Repeatedly recognized nationally over many years by U.S. News and World Reports for delivering exemplary care for chronic kidney disease within University Health System, the faculty of our Nephrology Division are renowned for their expertise in diabetic kidney disease and direct a number of top-ranked Kidney Dialysis centers in the San Antonio area.
Geriatrics and Healthy Aging
This program integrates outstanding clinical care with research in aging conducted by the nationally recognized Barshop Institute and the Geriatrics Research and Education Center of the South Texas Veterans’ Health Care System.
Working in collaboration with surgical colleagues in the highly regarded University Transplant Center, the Department’s faculty play an integral role in the pre-operative and post-operative interdisciplinary management of patients who have undergone liver, kidney and lung transplantation.
Faculty of the Division of General Medicine deliver state-of-the-art primary care at the UHS Robert B. Green Campus. They also partner with faculty colleagues in the Division of Geriatrics and the Department of Family and Community Medicine to provide evidence-based longitudinal, comprehensive care in the UT Health Physicians Primary Care Center, a growing network of primary care clinics now operating out of six sites around San Antonio.
Thank you for your interest in the Department of Medicine’s clinical programs. It is our privilege and passion to care for and serve the citizens of San Antonio and our region and to strive to continually elevate the quality of care available to those for whom we have the honor of caring.