Dr. Stephen Rydzak, MD
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Internal Medicine | Male

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Stephen Rydzak, MD, FACP, has many specialties. He's an internal medicine physician, a diving medical officer and medical director of the ETMC Wound Healing Center. But no matter which specialty he's practicing, Dr. Rydzak has two main priorities: building relationships with and taking care of his patients."I learn about them, they learn about me and we come to a level of comfort with each other. We have an honest relationship where I can rely on them and they can rely on me."Board-certified in both internal medicine and hyperbaric medicine and practicing in Tyler since 1992, Dr. Rydzak brings a unique perspective to his practice. "Hyperbaric medicine is used to treat a number of things, including non-healing wounds. So I can offer something to my patients that's not available anywhere else in the area."

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Biography

Dr. Stephen Rydzak is board certified in Internal Medicine and in Undersea & Hyperbaric Medicine. 

His internal medicine practice is located at the ETMC First Physicians Clinic at 1000 E. Fifth Street, Tyler, TX.

Additionally, he is the Medical Director of Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy at the ETMC Wound Healing Center located at 833 South Beckham, Tyler, TX.

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Dr. Rydzak's Reviews

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Dr. Rydzak's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well
    VERY GOOD
  • Answers Questions
    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent
    VERY GOOD
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    GOOD
  • Office environment
    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness
    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time
    16 to 30 minutes
Patient Reviews (1)
Not easily available. He does gets needs fixed, yet it takes time.
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Dr. Rydzak says...

Dr. Stephen Rydzak is board certified in Internal Medicine and in Undersea & Hyperbaric Medicine. 

His internal medicine practice is located at the ETMC First Physicians Clinic at 1000 E. Fifth Street, Tyler, TX.

Additionally, he is the Medical Director of Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy at the ETMC Wound Healing Center located at 833 South Beckham, Tyler, TX.

Dr. Rydzak's Care Philosophy

Stephen Rydzak, MD, FACP, has many specialties. He's an internal medicine physician, a diving medical officer and medical director of the ETMC Wound Healing Center. But no matter which specialty he's practicing, Dr. Rydzak has two main priorities: building relationships with and taking care of his patients."I learn about them, they learn about me and we come to a level of comfort with each other. We have an honest relationship where I can rely on them and they can rely on me."Board-certified in both internal medicine and hyperbaric medicine and practicing in Tyler since 1992, Dr. Rydzak brings a unique perspective to his practice. "Hyperbaric medicine is used to treat a number of things, including non-healing wounds. So I can offer something to my patients that's not available anywhere else in the area."

Dr. Rydzak says...

Internal medicine resident, University of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio, TX

Doctor of Medicine, University of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio, TX

Bachelor of Science, medical technology, University of Texas at Tyler, TX

Bachelor of Science, biology, University of Texas at Tyler, TX

Dr. Rydzak says...

Internal medicine section chief, ETMC Tyler

Civilian diving medical officer,

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

Diving medicine consultant – Divers Alert Network, Duke University, Durham, NC

Hyperbaric facility surveyor, Undersea and Hyperbaric Medical Society

Dr. Rydzak's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  •  Specializes in Internal Medicine
  •  Board certified in Internal Medicine and Undersea & Hyperbaric Medicine
  •  No malpractice claims found
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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    No malpractice history found for Texas.

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Board Certifications

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  • Internal Medicine
  • Undersea & Hyperbaric Medicine

Conditions Treated

  • Anemia
  • Arthritis
  • Asthma
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Benign Tumor
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Cancer
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Diabetes
  • Heart Disease
  • High Cholesterol
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Obesity
  • Osteoporosis
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Vascular Disease

Education

  • Medical School
    University of Texas Medical School At San Antonio

    Graduated in 1989

  • Internship Hospital
    Bexar Co Hosp/U Tex San Antonio

    Completed in 1992

  • Residency Hospital
    Bexar Co Hosp District San Antonio Tx

    Completed in 1992

  • Undergraduate School
    University Of Texas At Tyler

    Graduated in 1982

  • Other Education
    National Oceanic And Atmospheric Administration (noaa)

    Completed in 2009

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Specialties

  • Internal Medicine
  • Undersea & Hyperbaric Medicine

Procedures Performed

  • Physical Examination
  • Urinalysis
  • Vaccination