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Travis Cox, M.D.

General Summary

From a young age, Dr. Cox knew he wanted to become a doctor with the hope to be able to cure cancer. Dr. Cox’s passion for pursuing a career in hematology and oncology stemmed from the loss of his grandfather to acute myeloid leukemia, a passion which would grow even stronger with the loss of his mother to the same disease. From these experiences, Dr. Cox understands the physical, emotional, and financial strain a cancer diagnosis places on the patient and their families, and the importance of taking into account the patient’s comfort and dignity.

Treat the patient, not the disease. At Texas Oncology, Dr. Cox will continue to practice his philosophy in medicine, to treat his patients like family. Through his experience, he believes the art of explaining diseases and their management in a meaningful manner as well as getting to know his patients as an individual helps to strengthen the bond between patient and physician.

Education

  • Fellowship in Hematology and Oncology
    The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, San Antonio, TX
  • Residency in Internal Medicine 
    The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, Houston, TX
  • Medical Doctorate 
    The University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX

Accolades & Memberships

  • American College of Physicians
  • American Medical Association
  • American Society of Clinical Oncology
  • American Society of Hematology
  • International Society on Thrombosis and Haemostasis
  • John P. McGovern Academy of Oslerian Medicine’s Recognition for Exemplary Performance 
  • Texas Medical Association
  • The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, 110% Award – Outstanding Patient Care, Houston, TX (2015)
  • William E. Mitch, M.D. Scholarship
  • You Make A Difference Award

Research Interest

Dr. Cox has performed clinical research and published in the areas of myeloma, leukemia, thrombosis, and hemorrhage.

Other Information

Dr. Cox was raised in Georgetown, TX. During his free time, he enjoys playing with his two rescue dogs, golfing, exploring healthy cooking options, and keeping up to date with global news.