• October 19, 2020

Tags : Texas Tech Physicians of El Paso

Texas Tech Physicians of El Paso Clinics reopen for In-Person

Officials with Texas Tech Physicians of El Paso announced Monday that their clinics are now open for regular, in-person appointments in addition to telemedicine appointments. Since March, TTP El Paso clinics have cared for patients through telemedicine services, as a safety precaution during the local COVID-19 outbreak. During telemedicine visits, patients and physicians use a […]Read More

Texas Tech Physicians of El Paso Breast Care Center receives

The James A. “Buddy” Davidson Charitable Foundation has awarded a $30,000 grant to the Texas Tech Physicians of El Paso Breast Care Center (BCC) to provide direct patient services. Karinn Chambers, M.D., assistant professor in TTUHSC El Paso’s department of surgery and medical director of the BCC, said two-thirds of the center’s patients are uninsured […]Read More

Hospitals of Providence announce new doctor, new hysterectomy procedure at

On Thursday, officials with The Hospitals of Providence announced Thursday that Dr. George Iskander, obstetrician and gynecologist with Texas Tech Physicians of El Paso, is now performing a new, cutting-edge type of hysterectomy procedure at their Transmountain Campus. Officials say that the new procedure, known as Natural Orifice Transluminal Endoscopic Surgery (vNOTES), is “minimally invasive,  scarless […]Read More

TTUHSC El Paso to host inaugural Conference on Simulation-Based Medical

Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center El Paso, in collaboration with University Medical Center of El Paso, New Mexico State University, the University of Texas at El Paso and William Beaumont Army Medical Center, will present the inaugural Simulation Educator and Operations Conference for the Southwest Region. The one-day event will feature 30 regional and […]Read More

Foster Scholar Alumna makes a difference as a Family Medicine

Sarah Sepulveda, M.D., didn’t let small-town roots limit her big dreams. Dr. Sepulveda grew up in Fabens, Texas, a small community about 30 miles east of El Paso along the U.S.-Mexico border. “I wanted to become a doctor because you can help improve the quality of patients’ lives,” said Dr. Sepulveda, a 2015 graduate of the Foster School of […]Read More

New procedures help Gastroenterology patients avoid surgery

On Wednesday, Texas Tech Physicians of El Paso announced its physicians practicing at University Medical Center of El Paso’s Center for Diagnostic and Advanced Endoscopy are bringing new options for Gastroenterology patients who aren’t good candidates for surgery.   For patients who have had gastric bypass surgery and need an endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP), physicians at […]Read More

New services offered by Texas Tech Physicians of El Paso

Officials at Texas Tech Physicians of El Paso announced on Tuesday that Karinn Chambers, M.D., assistant professor at the Paul L. Foster School of Medicine’s department of surgery, is now certified in Hidden Scar Breast Cancer Surgery. Dr. Chambers is a surgeon at Texas Tech Physicians of El Paso and medical director of the TTP […]Read More