Three physicians have joined UT Methodist Physicians (UTMP), an academic physician practice group created to enhance primary care and hospital-based medical services in the Memphis area.
The three are:
- John Gleysteen, MD - Dr. Gleysteen earned his medical degree from the University of Alabama at Birmingham. He continued his education with a residency in otolaryngology at Oregon Health and Science University in Portland, Oregon, and a fellowship in head and neck surgical oncology and microvascular reconstruction at Thomas Jefferson University in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
- Yasser Khorchid, MD - Dr. Khorchid attended the University of Damascus in
Syria where he received his medical degree. He completed his residency in neurology at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center.
- Arijit Chakravarty, MD - Dr. Chakravarty earned his Doctor of Medicine from the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey where he also completed a residency in internal medicine. Dr. Chakravarty completed a fellowship in general nephrology at Northshore-Long Island Jewish Medical Center and a fellowship in transplant nephrology at Vanderbilt University Medical Center.
Launched in September 2013, UTMP is a partnership between Methodist Le Bonheur Healthcare and the UT Health Science Center.