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Joseph T. Martins, MD

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Oncology, Hematology
Cancer Care
Physician Group: 
UT Health East Texas Physicians
Practices At: 

UT Health East Texas HOPE Cancer Center - Tyler

721-A Clinic Drive
Tyler, TX 75701

“I chose to pursue a career in cancer medicine, because I found I had an interest in the biology of the disease. I was also excited by the many new treatments and constant new discoveries. But the real crux of it for me is compassion. I care about people. This is also why I take a straightforward, direct and compassionate approach to my patients… and an aggressive approach to their cancer. When possible, cure is the goal. If that’s not possible, I try to maximize quality and quantity of life. And I always take privacy and individual lifestyle into account. I also take the time to get to know each person, their goals and their priorities. Then I bring my knowledge and expertise to helping them achieve those goals.”

Dr. Martins is employed as a clinical faculty physician at the University of Texas Health Science Center at Tyler under the UT Tyler School of Medicine.

Blogs Written by Dr. Martins

Lung Cancer Awareness Day

Board Certifications: 

American Board of Internal Medicine-Medical Oncology, Board Certification

American Board of Internal Medicine-Hematology, Board Certification

American Board of Internal Medicine, Board Certification


Oncology Fellowship: University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston

Hematology Fellowship: Baylor College of Medicine, Houston

Pathology Fellowship: Pathology, Parkland Hospital, Dallas

Internal Medicine Residency: Parkland Hospital, Dallas

Pathology Internship: Parkland Hospital, Dallas

Doctor of Medicine: The University of Texas Southwestern Medical School, Dallas

Bachelor of Arts: Biochemistry/Biology, Rice University, Houston

American Society of Clinical Oncology, Member

American Society of Hematology, Member

American College of Physicians, Member

American Medical Association, Member

American Society of Internal Medicine, Member

Texas Society of Medical Oncology, Member

Comal County Medical Society, Member