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R. Michael Galbraith, DO

Sports Medicine
Physician Group: 
UT Health East Texas Physicians
Practices At: 

UT Health East Texas Physicians Tyler - Patriot Drive

3310 Patriot Drive
Tyler, TX 75701

Mon. – Fri.
8 a.m. – 5 p.m.

UT Health North Campus Tyler

11937 US Hwy 271
Tyler, TX 75708

R. Michael Galbraith, DO, is a board-certified family medicine physician who specializes in primary care and sports medicine physician at UT Health East Texas Physicians on Patriot Drive in Tyler. As a primary care and sports medicine physician, Dr. Galbraith specializes in treating non-surgical musculoskeletal and orthopedic injuries. He collaborates with orthopedic surgeons, physical therapists and other healthcare providers. Dr. Galbraith also works closely with many sports teams to provide care for athletes during sporting events. He treats a wide variety of acute and chronic injuries such as sprains, strains, concussions, arthritis and fractures that do not require surgery.

“I enjoy the cooperative nature of sports medicine and the opportunity to work closely with other healthcare providers to help patients recover from their injuries. My goal is to empower, educate and bring hope to others by optimizing health and performance through a progressive, collaborative approach,” Dr. Galbraith said.

Dr. Galbraith sees patients of all ages and enjoys spending time with his family, mountain biking, snow skiing, backpacking, snorkeling, serving in church and watching Notre Dame football.

Board Certifications: 

American Board of Family Physicians, Board Certification


Fellowship: Primary Care and Sports Medicine, University of Notre Dame, South Bend, Ind.

Residency: Family Medicine, Memorial Hospital, South Bend, Ind.

Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine: Midwestern University/Arizona College of Osteopathic Medicine, Glendale 

Bachelor of Science: Exercise Science, Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah

The College of Family Physicians of Canada, Sport and Exercise Medicine Certification

Canadian Academy of Sport and Exercise Medicine, Diplomate of Sport Medicine

Canadian Osteopathic Association, Member

The College of Family Physicians of Canada, Board Certified

American Medical Society for Sports Medicine, Member

American Osteopathic Association, Member

American Academy of Family Physician, Member