Monzer H Yazji, MD has been practicing in the United States as a physician specializing in Internal Medicine since 1998. Dr. Yazji is the owner and President of a Multi-Specialty practice that consists of seven (7) Physicians and two (2) Physician Assistants. He is currently the owner and medical director of the Jackson Imaging Center as well as the Monzer H. Yazji MD and Associates medical office in the Rio Grande Valley.

Along with founding the Rio Grande Valley Diabetes Association in 2006, Dr. Yazji is a present board member of various associations and organizations such as South Texas Health Systems and the Cornerstone Regional Hospital. He also holds memberships with many professional organizations such as the American College of Physicians, and the American, Texas, Hidalgo County, Syrian, and Southern Medical Associations. Dr. Yazji was also a designated speaker in 2005 for Novo Nordisk Inc on diabetes prevention and treatment. He is currently recognized by the State of Texas as a Designated Doctor, and his clinic as a High Performer, for Workman’s Compensation.

Dr. Yazji’s hospital affiliations are with the majority of the hospitals located in the Rio Grande Valley. These include the Edinburg Regional Medical Center, the Rio Grande and Cornerstone Regional Hospitals, the McAllen Medical Center and Heart Hospital, the Solara Hospital, and the Doctor’s Hospital at Renaissance. His certifications and licenses include board certification by the American Board of Internal Medicine, a Syrian medical license, a Texas physician permit, and a Michigan License. Dr. Yazji also passed the F.L.E.X. examination in 1992, and was issued the E.C.F.M.G. certificate in 1991, and he received a Doctor of Medicine Diploma M.D. in 1989.

 

EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND AND EXPERIENCE

November 2006-Present  Founder/Board Member
Rio Grande Valley Diabetes Association

January 2006-Present Board Member
South Texas Health Systems
301 W. Expressway 83
McAllen, Texas 78501

December 2001-Present Chief of Medicine
Edinburg Regional Medical Center
Edinburg, Texas 78539

December 1999-Present Executive Community
Edinburg Regional Medical Center
Edinburg, Texas 78539

June 1999-September 2006 Board Member
American Diabetic Association

August 1999-Present Owner/Medical Director
Jackson Imaging Center
5416 S. Jackson Rd.
Edinburg, Texas 78539

October 1998-Present Chief of Medicine
Cornerstone Regional Hospital
Edinburg, Texas 78539

October 1998-Present Board Member
Cornerstone Regional Hospital
Edinburg, Texas 78539

February 1998-Present Owner Medical Director
Monzer H Yazji MD & Associates
Multi-Specialty Clinic
502 S. Closner Blvd
Edinburg, Texas 78539

October 1997-February 1998 Medical Director / Internal Medicine
Carlos R. Saca MD & Assoc., PA
Dr. Saca Memorial Clinic
505 South Closner Blvd.
Edinburg, Texas 78539

January 1996-October 1997 INTERNAL MEDICINE
DR CARLOS R. SACA MD & ASSOC PA
505 SOUTH CLOSNER BLVD
EDINBURG, TEXAS 78539

July 1995-December 1995 PULMONARY FELLOWSHIP
LONG ISLAND COLLEGE HOSPITAL
BROOKLYN, NEW YORK

January 1992-June 1995 PGY 1, PGY 11, PGY 111
Internal Medicine Residency Program
ST. Barnabas Hospital
Bronx, New York

February 1991-December 1997 Research and Rotation in ICU
Detroit Receiving Hospital
Wayne State University Health Center

September 1989-January 1990 PGYI Internal Medicine Residency Program
Mousassat Hospital
Damascus University Faculty of Medicine

July 1988-August 1989 Rotating Internship
Damascus University, Faculty of Medicine

1982-1988 Medical Student
Damascus University, Faculty of Medicine

Educational Background and Experience

 

CERTIFICATION AND LICENSES

1996 American Board of Internal Medicine

1995 Texas Physician Permit #J9849

1995 Michigan License #4301066458

1992 F.L.E.X Exam Passed (I.D. #640700707006)

1991 E.C.F.M.G. Certificate Issued

1989 License to Practice Medicine in Syria

 

MEDICAL EDUCATION

Jul 1995-Dec 1995 Pulmonary Fellowship
Long Island College Hospital
Brooklyn, New York

Jan 1992-Jun 1995 PGY I, PGY II, PGY III
Internal Medicine Residency Prog.
St. Barnabas Hospital
Bronx, New York

Feb 1991-Dec 1997 Research-and Rotation in ICU
Detroit Receiving Hospital
Wayne State Univ. Health Center

Sep 1989-Jan 1990 PGY I
Internal Medicine Residency Prog.
Mousassat Hospital, Damascus Univ.
Faculty of Medicine

Jul 1988-Aug 1989 Rotating Internship
Damascus Univ., Faculty of Medicine

Aug 1982-Aug 1988 Medical Student
Damascus Univ., Faculty of Medicine

AWSS-Germany

Access: A the 3rd Biennial National Conference on Health Issues in the Arab American Community October 24-25, 2003 in Michigan Metabolic Endpoints for Defining Control in Diabetic Ketoacidosis, published in

Chest /102/2/August 1992. Presented at the American College of Chest Physician’s 58th Annual Scientific Assembly in Chicago, October 28, 1992.

Participated in Lactic Acidosis and Acute Ethanol Intoxication. Published in

Chest /102/2 August 1992 and in the American Journal of Emergency Medicine presented at the American College of Chest Physician’s 58th Annual Scientific Assembly in Chicago, October 28, 1992.

Thesis for M.D. Degree, Pathophysiology of Cardiovascular System, Damascus University. (In Arabic)

 

OTHER RESEARCH ACTIVITIES

Participant in research comparing Fenolodopa vs Dopamine in Acute Renal Failure at Detroit

Receiving Hospital at Wayne University.

Weaning from Mechanical Ventilation at St Barnabas Hospital.

 

MEMBERSHIPS

Member, American College of Physicians

American Medical Association

Texas Medical Association

Hidalgo County Medical Society

Syrian Medical Association

Southern Medical Association

Arab American National Museum

President of Khair Inc.

AWS-Germany

 

HOSPITAL AFFILIATIONS

Edinburg Regional Medical Center
Department:  Medicine
Staff Status:  Active
Inclusive Dates:  06/96-Present

Rio Grande Regional Hospital
Department:  Medicine
Staff Status:  Active
Inclusive Dates:  12/96-Present

McAllen Medical Center
Department:  Medicine
Staff Status:  Active
Inclusive Dates:  12/96-Present

McAllen Heart Hospital
Department:  Medicine
Staff Status:  Active
Inclusive Dates:  03/98-Present

Cornerstone Regional Hospital
Department:  Medicine
Staff Status:  Active
Inclusive Dates:  10/98-Present

Solara Hospital
Department:  Medicine
Staff Status:  Active
Inclusive Dates:  01/07-Present

Renaissance Hospital
Department:  Medicine
Staff Status:  Active
Inclusive Dates:  04/06-Present

 

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS AND ORGANIZATIONS

Syrian Medical Association 1989
American Medical Association 1992
American College of Physicians 1992
Texas Medical Association 1995
Hidalgo County Medical Society 1995
Southern Medical Association 1995
Founded the1st Arab American National Museum in the United States, located in Dearborn, Michigan.
Recognized by the State of Texas as a Designated Doctor for Workman’s Compensation.
The clinic was recognized by the State of Texas in 2007 as a High Performer, Workman’s Compensation.

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