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February 4th, 2010
CTMC adds rheumatologist to specialty staff

020110hassanHassan Alissa, MD , specializing in Rheumatology, has joined CTMC’s medical staff.

STAFF REPORT

Central Texas Medical Center (CTMC) has added another specialty physician to the San Marcos area, Dr. Hassan Alissa, who specializes in rheumatology.

CTMC President and CEO Dr. Gary Jepson said, ““Dr. Alissa is now taking appointments for arthritis, fibromyalgia, lupus and other arthritic conditions. We are pleased to bring this specialty service to area residents.”

Before coming to San Marcos, Alissa spent six years in Branson, MO, in a private practice before relocating to Houston, where he was part of the Rheumatic Disease Clinic.

He completed his medical studies at Damascus University School of Medicine, where he received his medical degree in 1993. He completed his internal medicine residency at the University of Chicago’s Louis A Weiss Memorial Hospital and completed a rheumatology fellowship at Loyola University Medical Center in Chicago’s western suburbs in 2001.

For more information or to make an appointment with Alissa, call (512) 353-6400.  The Specialty Physicians of CTMC are located at 1340 Wonder World Drive, Suite 4301.

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