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University Physicians - Surgery

Information regarding this Surgical Practice:

Together with the full-time faculty of all other departments at Texas Tech University - School of Medicine - Amarillo the faculty of this department of surgery participates in the multi-speciality group practice known as University Physicians of Texas Tech Amarillo.

  • The offices of University Physicians / Surgical Practice are located together with other specialities within the group at 1400 Coulter Road, Amarillo, Texas.
  • Patients are seen by appointment between 9:00 am and 5:00 pm Monday to Friday. Appointments may be secured by calling (806) 354 - 5696. Non emergency appointments can usually be secured within a 3-5days.
  • All major health plans are accepted and credit card, check and cash payments are acceptable for services rendered. Appropriate financial arrangements are made available on an individual basis when applicable.
  • Wheel chair access is available and all disabilities are accommodated.

Texas Tech University School of Medicine has over 25 years presence in Amarillo, Texas. During these years, the school has trained third and fourth year medical students in the Departments of Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Pediatrics, Psychiatry and Surgery. Residency programs are established in the Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, Ob/Gyn and Pediatrics Departments.

The Texas Tech Medical Center expanded to include the Schools of Allied Health in 1994 and Pharmacy in 1996. The Allied Health program provides curriculum for degrees in Physical Therapy and Occupational Therapy. The Pharmacy Program offers students a Doctor of Pharmacy degree or a Ph.D. in Pharmaceutical Sciences. These medically based programs bring a wealth of research, technology and highly trained professionals to Amarillo and the Panhandle area.

Faculty in the Surgery Department at Texas Tech provide expertise in all aspects of general surgery, trauma and critical care. The physician faculty functions as a small group practice to ensure excellent continuity of care. Patients are transferred to other facilities or physicians only when medical condition warrants such a transfer. You will have a chance to get to know your physician on a more personal basis.

In addition to the benefits of a small group practice, the physician faculty of the other departments within Texas Tech work together as a larger multispecialty group practice. This pool of physicians assures that almost all of your medical needs can be met within one system. The academic practice which includes medical students and residents allows more concentrated attention to each patients' specific needs while remaining on the "cutting edge" of medical advances. The students, residents and attending physicians work together as a team evaluating each case.

To enhance the quality of care, our physicians have access to and contribute to vast resources of research and educational materials, some of the most advanced technology available, and a strong network of physicians. Texas Tech Medical Center accepts almost all insurances.

You can confidently trust your health to Texas Tech Medical Center and you surgical care to its' Department of Surgery.

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