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Tyler W. Snedden, M.D.

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Provider Type: Physician

Specialties:
Board Certifications:
  • Hematology
  • Internal Medicine
  • Medical Oncology

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Education

  • Fellowship in Hematology, Oncology
    The University of Texas Health San Antonio MD Anderson Cancer Center, San Antonio, TX
  • Residency in Internal Medicine
    The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, San Antonio, TX
  • Medical Doctorate
    The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston, Galveston, TX
  • Bachelor of Science, Biology
    Rhodes College, Memphis, TN

Research Interest

Dr. Snedden has performed clinical research and published in the areas of colorectal cancer and lymphoma during his time in the Hematology/Oncology fellowship. He has a published manuscript in JCO Oncology Practice 2020.

Medical Practice

Dr. Snedden recently finished his Hematology/Oncology fellowship and then joined the Texas Oncology-Waco practice upon graduation.

Other Information

Dr. Snedden enjoys spending time outdoors with his wife and their two dogs.  He also enjoys running, playing golf and tennis, and watching sports.

Why a patient should choose treatment at your practice?

I view the doctor-patient bond as one of the most important aspects of cancer care. I want my patients to know that I will be caring for them every step of the way throughout our journey together. I strive to offer treatment that is the most effective and right fit for each patient.

What is your personal philosophy around patient care?

Cancer care is an ever-changing landscape with ongoing advances in treatment. Like a jigsaw puzzle, not every patient’s situation is a fit for every treatment, which is why individualized treatment is the present and future of cancer care.

Accolades & Memberships

  • American College of Physicians
  • American Society of Clinical Oncology
  • American Society of Hematology
  • Greehey Children’s Cancer Research Institute Scholarship
  • Intercollegiate Tennis Association All-Academic Award
  • Magna Cum Laude Graduate
  • National Comprehensive Cancer Network
  • Texas Medical Association / American Medical Association

Community Service

  • Habitat for Humanity

Why did you become a doctor?

I was inspired to become a doctor since childhood. In high school, I spent time shadowing physicians and volunteering in county free medical clinics. In college, I found my passion for cancer through participating in cancer research. Thereafter in my medical education and training, I further solidified my passion for cancer care through various clinical and research experiences.

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