Joel  Tsevat
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Joel
Tsevat, MD

  • Internal Medicine
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About me

About Me

Joel Tsevat is a general internist and a professor of population health and medicine at Dell Medical School. He is director of the Center for Research to Advance Community Health and director of the Institutional Clinical and Translational Science Award (CTSA) KL2 program at the UT Health Science Center at San Antonio.
A past president of the Society for Medical Decision Making, he is recognized internationally in health-related quality of life research, in particular health status vs. utility assessment; spirituality/religion; cost-effectiveness analysis; and decision analysis. He has published more than 160 peer-reviewed papers, reviews, book chapters and editorials. In 2007, he received the Distinguished Alumnus Award from his medical school.
He has served as principal investigator on multiple federally funded grants from the National Institutes of Health, the Department of Veterans Affairs and the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, including as one of the two principal investigators (with James Heubi, M.D.) on the University of Cincinnatis CTSA grant, and as principal investigator of the University of Cincinnatis BIRCWH K12 and NIH K30 clinical research curriculum award.
He has mentored numerous trainees and junior faculty members, serving as primary mentor on six NIH or VA career development awards, and he won an award for a short course on mentoring from the Society for Medical Decision Making.

Gender

Male

Languages

English, Hebrew

Credentials

Credentials

Education

Medical School:
University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio

Residency:
Emory University Hospital

Fellowship:
Emory University Hospital

Qualifications

Board Certification:
American Board of Internal Medicine

Treatment and care

Treatment and Care

Specific areas of interest and expertise include:

  • Abdominal Pain
  • Abnormal Breathing
  • Abnormal Gait
  • Abnormal Heart Rhythms
  • Abnormal Liver Test
  • Abnormal Pap Smear
  • Acid Base Disorder
  • Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome
  • Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Addiction
  • Adjustment Disorder
  • Adrenal Gland Disorders
  • Alcohol-Induced Mental Disorders
  • Alcoholism (Alcohol Dependence/Abuse)
  • Allergy
  • Alzheimer's Disease
  • Anemia
  • Angina
  • Ankle Injuries
  • Antisocial Personality Disorder
  • Anxiety
  • Anxiety Disorder
  • Aortic Disease
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Insufficiency
  • Aortic Valve Stenosis
  • Arterial Occlusive Disease
  • Arteriosclerosis
  • Arthritis
  • Asthma
  • Atherosclerosis
  • Atopic Dermatitis
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder
  • Autism
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Injury
  • Back Pain
  • Barrett'S Esophagus
  • Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia
  • Biliary Disease
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Bone Or Joint Infection
  • Borderline Personality Disorder
  • Breathing Disorder During Sleeping
  • Bronchiectasis
  • Burning Mouth Syndrome
  • Cancer
  • Cardiac Disease In Pregnancy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Carotid Stenosis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Celiac Disease
  • Cellulitis
  • Cerebrovascular Disorder
  • Chest Pain
  • Chronic Bronchitis
  • Chronic Cough
  • Chronic Liver Disease
  • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
  • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)
  • Chronic Pain
  • Chronic Sinusitis
  • Chronic Venous Insufficiency
  • Claudication
  • Clostridium Difficile Infection
  • Cognitive Disorder
  • Colon Polyp
  • Colonic Diverticulosis
  • Combined Hyperlipidemia
  • Complication Of Transplant
  • Complications Of Diabetes Mellitus
  • Compression Fracture
  • Confusion
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Conjunctivitis
  • Constipation
  • Contact Dermatitis
  • Coronary Heart Disease
  • Crohn'S Disease
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Delusional Disorder
  • Dementia
  • Depression
  • Depressive Disorder
  • Developmental And Learning Disorders
  • Diabetes
  • Diabetes Education
  • Diabetes Risk
  • Diabetic Nerve Damage
  • Diarrhea
  • Difficulty Urinating
  • Dilated Cardiomyopathy
  • Diverticulitis
  • Dizziness
  • Drug And Alcohol Dependence
  • Dysthymia And Cyclothymia (Mood Disorders)
  • Ear Infection
  • Eczema
  • Elevated Prostate-Specific Antigen
  • Emphysema
  • Endothelial Dysfunction
  • Eosinophilic Esophagitis
  • Esophageal Disorder
  • Esophageal Spasm
  • Fainting
  • Familial Hypercholesterolemia
  • Female Stress Incontinence
  • Fluids Disorder
  • Foot Arthritis
  • Foot Pain
  • Fracture
  • Frailty
  • Fungal Infection
  • Gallbladder Disease
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease
  • Gastrointestinal Disease
  • Gastrointestinal Infections
  • Gender Dysphoria
  • Glomerular Disease
  • Glomerulonephritis
  • Gout
  • H. Pylori Infection
  • Hand Arthritis
  • Hand Fracture
  • Hand Injury
  • Hay Fever
  • Headache
  • Heart Attack
  • Heart disease
  • Heart Murmur
  • Heart Muscle Disease
  • Heart Throbbing
  • Heart Tumor
  • Heartburn
  • Hepatitis
  • Hepatitis A
  • Hepatitis B
  • Hepatitis C
  • Herpes Simplex Virus Infection
  • High Blood Pressure Disorder
  • High Blood Sugar Level
  • High Cholesterol
  • High Cholesterol Level
  • High Triglycerides
  • Hip Pain
  • Hives
  • Hoarseness
  • Hospital-Acquired Infection
  • Hot Flash
  • Human Immunodeficiency Virus
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hyperparathyroidism
  • Hypertension (High Blood Pressure)
  • Hyperthyroidism
  • Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy
  • Hypnotic
  • Hypocholesterolemia
  • Hypoglycemia
  • Hypothyroidism
  • Immunodeficiency Syndrome
  • Impulse Control Disorders
  • Incontinence
  • Infectious Colitis
  • Inflammation Of The Heart Valve
  • Inflammation Of The Membrane Surrounding The Heart
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Ischemic Cardiomyopathy
  • Itching
  • Joint Pain
  • Kidney Disease
  • Kidney Failure
  • Kidney Stone
  • Knee Injury
  • Language And Learning Disorders"
  • Leg Pain
  • Lewy Body Dementia
  • Lipid Disorder
  • Lipid Metabolism
  • Low Back Strain
  • Low Blood Pressure
  • Lower Back Pain
  • Lyme Disease
  • Major Depressive Disorder
  • Malaria
  • Memory Disorder
  • Menopause
  • Metabolic Syndrome
  • Metabolism
  • Methicillin Resistant Staphylococcus Aureus Infection (Mrsa)
  • Migraine Headache
  • Mitral Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Prolapse
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Musculoskeletal Pain
  • Mycobacterium Infection
  • Myocardial Disease
  • Myocarditis
  • Nail Fungus
  • Nausea, vomiting and diarrhea
  • Neck Pain
  • Neck Problem
  • Nephrotic Syndrome
  • Nondependent Alcohol Abuse
  • Nondependent Drug And Alcohol Abuse
  • Nondependent Marijuana Abuse
  • Nondependent Opioid Abuse
  • Nondependent Sedative, Hypnotic, Or Anxiolytic Abuse
  • Obesity
  • Occlusive Vascular Disease
  • Opportunistic Infection
  • Or Anxiolytic Abuse"
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteomyelitis
  • Osteoporosis
  • Overactive Bladder
  • Panic Disorder
  • Parasitic Disease
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease
  • Personality Disorders
  • Pharyngitis
  • Pleural Effusion
  • Pneumonia
  • Polycystic Kidney Disease
  • Polygenic Hypercholesterolemia
  • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (Ptsd)
  • Prediabetes
  • Prostate Diseases
  • Prostate Inflammation
  • Psoriasis
  • Psychiatric Diseases
  • Psychosis Due To Mental Illness
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Rapid Heartbeat
  • Renal Artery Stenosis
  • Renal Vascular Disorder
  • Resistant Infection
  • Respiratory Tract Infection
  • Rheumatic Heart Disease
  • Rheumatism
  • Rhinitis
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Schatzki Ring
  • Schizophrenia
  • Schizophreniform And Schizoaffective Disorder
  • Seborrheic Dermatitis
  • Sepsis
  • Sexually Transmitted Disease
  • Shingles
  • Shortness Of Breath
  • Shoulder Injury
  • Shoulder Pain
  • Sinus Infection
  • Skin Disease
  • Sleep Disorder
  • Sleeplessness
  • Slow Heartbeat
  • Small Mass Of The Lung
  • Speech, Language And Learning Disorders
  • Spine Infection
  • Sports Injury
  • Sprain
  • Staphylococcus Bacteria Infection
  • Stomach Disease
  • Stomach Inflammation
  • Stress
  • Stress Fracture
  • Swallowing Difficulty
  • Swollen Leg
  • Syncope
  • Tendinitis
  • Thrombosis
  • Thyroid Disorder
  • Tobacco Use Disorder
  • Tonsil Inflammation
  • Tuberculosis
  • Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus
  • Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
  • Ulcer
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Urinary Tract Infection
  • Urinary Tract Problem
  • Vascular Disease
  • Ventricular Arrhythmia
  • Ventricular Fibrillation
  • Ventricular Tachycardia
  • Viral Hepatitis
  • Viral Infection
  • Vitamin B12 deficiency
  • Vitamin D Deficiency
  • Vomiting
  • vomiting and diarrhea"
  • Weight loss
  • Wrist Fracture
  • Wrist Injury
Reviews

Reviews