Corpus Christi Physician to Begin Serving as TMA Leader

September 9, 2019

Albert L. Gest, DO, a Corpus Christi emergency physician in practice for 25 years, was appointed to serve on the Texas Medical Association’s (TMA) Committee on Infectious Diseases. He will begin his three-year term next week during the TMA Fall Conference. The Committee on Infectious Diseases educates physicians and the public about new information regarding infectious diseases including HIV, Zika, Ebola, and sexually transmitted diseases.

TMA member physicians and medical students are appointed or elected to one of TMA’s 25 boards, councils, and committees. They are responsible for studying health care-related issues and making recommendations on important health care policy affecting Texas patients and their physicians.

Dr. Gest is a member of the Nueces County Medical Society.

TMA is the largest state medical society in the nation, representing nearly 53,000 physician and medical student members. It is located in Austin and has 110 component county medical societies around the state. TMA’s key objective since 1853 is to improve the health of all Texans.


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September 09, 2019

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