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Myrtha Basile, MD

4.8 out of 5 
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

Myrtha Basile, MD, is leaving the UT Health East Texas HOPE Cancer Center effective July 31.
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“Taking care of people and helping them is time well spent. I believe in developing a close relationship with people who are facing cancer because it’s essential to their care and quality of life. It’s important that they’re comfortable with and confident in their customized treatment plan. And it’s just as important for them to know that they can confide in me. My goal is to give everyone in my care my time, my focus and the satisfaction that they’re getting the best treatment that’s possible. There are no shortcuts. It takes heart and commitment. ”

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

Board Certifications: 

American Board of Internal Medicine-Medical Oncology, Board Certification

American Board of Internal Medicine-Hematology, Board Certification


Medical Oncology Fellowship: University of Rochester, Rochester, N.Y.

Hematology Fellowship: Thomas Jefferson Medical College, Philadelphia

Internal Medicine Residency: Internal Medicine, Medical College of Georgia, Augusta, Ga.

Doctor of Medicine: University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh

American Society of Clinical Oncology, Member

American Society of Hematology, Member

American College of Physicians, Member

Smith County Medical Society, Member

Featured Reviews



I have been seeing Dr. B for many years and love her....she always listens and is so very kind!

   — Kris


I have been seeing Dr. B for many years and love her....she always listens and is so kind!

   — Kris Grubaugh


Very good Dr lovely personality and very professional and listen to your complaints would recommend for anyone who needs her type service

   — Tj Jones


Dr. Basile is a great doctor, she made me feel at ease. She's very patient,caring and intelligent. She is very through. She went over all of my records and explained in detail what was going on. She was very professional and she took her time, I didn't feel rushed at all which was very refreshing, I left her office feeling more empowered and confident! I would definitely recommend her. She is very experienced in her field and it shows in the way she treat her patients.

   — Anita


Dr. Basile LISTENED TO ME! She had all of my medical records, but she still wanted to hear what I had to say before she ordered tests and made decisions. When the test results were ready, she carefully explained what I needed to know and didn't rush me through my questions. I would highly recommend her.

   — Kim


Dr. Basile is very patient, knowledgable and caring. She has brought my family and I through very difficult times and we are truly appreciative of her. If you are looking for a Hematologist/ Oncologist who will take her time with you as well as teach and treat you like you are the most important people in the world, you have found that in Dr. Basile.

   — Walidah Trimble