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Anjanette Tan, MD

Dr. Tan was born and raised in Manila, Philippines.  She finished medical school at the University of the Philippines College of Medicine, through the Integrated Liberal Arts-Medicine program, a prestigious 7-year accelerated program that admits forty high school applicants from the top qualifiers of the university’s entrance exam.  She completed her internal medicine residency training at Atlanticare Regional Medical Center in Atlantic City, New Jersey, affiliated with Thomas Jefferson University, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, and the Medical College of Pennsylvania/Hahnemann.  She then pursued her fellowship in Endocrinology, Diabetes, and Metabolism at the University of Missouri-Columbia in Columbia, Missouri.  She has written several manuscripts and articles on diabetes, hypertension, and obesity.

After her training, she started her Endocrinology practice at Centra Southside Community Hospital in Farmville, Virginia, helping the underserved communities of Southside Virginia.  During this time, she served as an Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine at the Edward Via College of Osteopathic Medicine in Blacksburg, Virginia, an affiliate of Virginia Tech University

Dr. Tan joined DTC in 2010.   She is very grateful to be among excellent physicians in practice, while being closer to family who mostly resides in San Antonio.  She and husband, Joel, have two girls—Ava Madison and Ella Sophia.

Dr. Tan is board certified in Endocrinology, Diabetes, and Metabolism by the American Board of Internal Medicine.  She is a Fellow of the American College of Endocrinology (FACE), and designated as an Endocrine Certified Neck Ultrasonographer (ECNU).  Her practice is accredited by the American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine (AIUM) in thyroid and parathyroid ultrasound.  Dr. Tan has achieved Bridges to Excellence recognition for providing exceptional care for patients with diabetes.  She has been named one of Fort Worth’s Top Docs in Endocrinology since 2012.  She is a member of the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists and the Endocrine Society.  Dr. Tan is also active in clinical research, serving as principal investigator for trials in the areas of diabetes and lipid therapy.  She is currently the director of clinical research at DTC.

She believes that her role is to be a compassionate bridge between the rapid advances in the schience of hormones and realistic limitations posed by each unique patient situation.  She strives to always be an advocate for her patients.