UTHSCSA Faculty Profiles v1.0

Tripathy, Chandana

School of Medicine
(210) 450-9020

I am Assistant Professor/Clinical in the Division of General Medicine in the Department of Medicine at UT Health, San Antonio. I am the Medical Director of the Medical Arts and Research Center (MARC) Primary Care, the largest Primary Care practice site in UT Health.
I see complex adult patients in my continuity clinic at the MARC Primary Care Center. I strongly believe that a sound Primary care foundation with active care coordination with patients health care team and patient education and empowerment are keys to patient centered high value care.

After medical school I completed residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology followed by a residency in Internal Medicine. As a Primary care Physician I have been able to blend these two trainings to be in an advantage position to meet my patients needs.
I take care of all aspects of my patients health needs from complex medical disease management to work up for womans health issues.

I am passionate about delivering high-quality, patient-centered care to my patients and improving the patient experience in my clinic. After completing the UT System Clinical Safety and Effectiveness Course, I have initiated several practice improvement projects and workflow redesigns to enhance the efficiency and quality of primary care delivery. After completing the TEAM STEPPS Master Trainer Course, I have conducted training sessions with health care providers and staff in my clinic to enhance communication and patient safety.

In the ever changing health care industry I have successfully engaged and led my team to incorporate new health care regulations and make practice changes. I have led the MARC Primary Care Center to achieve the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) Patient Center Medical Home (PCMH) status.

12/2015 - Present EPIC Clinician Champion UT Health SanAntonio, Medicine, San Antonio, TX
11/2011 - Present Assistant Professor/Clinical and Medical Director of largest primary Care Practice site in UT Medicine MARC Primary Care center UT Medicine, Medicine, San Antonio, TX