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GAINESVILLE, TX – North Texas Medical Center will welcome a new Internal Medicine doctor to its medical staff. Major Cedric L. Buckley, DO will join NTMC beginning June 15.

Dr. Buckley is a board-certified Internal Medicine doctor who comes to NTMC after serving the US Army at multiple medical facilities in Hawaii. He graduated from Brigham Young University with a degree in Nutritional Studies before attending medical school at Midwestern University in Glendale, Ariz. He completed his Internal Medicine residency at Madigan Army Medical Center in Tacoma, Wash. He has served as a Staff Internist at military medical facilities in both Kentucky and Hawaii. He is a member of the American College of Physicians.

“Having just finished up serving in the Army for the last seven years, I began searching for a job. My wife and I were drawn to the North Texas and Southern Oklahoma area,” Dr. Buckley said. “We are excited to call North Texas home and I’m looking forward to caring for the medical needs of those living in our community.”

Dr. Buckley will see patients with conditions such as heart disease, hypertension, diabetes, chronic lung disease, obesity and all things adult medicine.

“North Texas Medical Center is excited to welcome Dr. Buckley to our organization,” NTMC CEO Tom Sledge said. “As a U.S. Army Veteran, we know he has had the best training and that he will be a great fit in our Medal of Honor community. We are fortunate to have a physician of his caliber choose NTMC as a place to begin his civilian practice. With his credentials, he could have gone anywhere. We are looking forward to Dr. Buckley adding his knowledge and expertise to our growing group of providers at NTMC Health Complete Care.”

Dr. Buckley will see patients at the NTMC Health Complete Care Clinic at 1902 Hospital Blvd., in Gainesville, joining Dr. Elizabeth Newman (Family Medicine/Obstetrics), Dr. Tracy Wang (Pediatrics) and Dr. Zaira Jorai-Khan (Obstetrics/Gynecology).

Dr. Buckley and his wife, Michelle, are the parents of four young boys.

To schedule an appointment with Dr. Buckley, call NTMC at 940-612-8750.


About North Texas Medical Center

North Texas Medical Center is an acute care hospital located in Gainesville, Texas.

The 125,000-square-foot medical center houses 42 medical/surgical beds, a 6-bed intensive care unit, and a 12-bed women’s center. Also included in the medical facility are a 15-bed outpatient surgery center, an expanded surgical department, a vascular lab and a greatly expanded emergency department (five fast-track, three trauma and three specialty rooms).

NTMC serves the residents of Cooke, eastern Montague, western Grayson and northern Denton counties in Texas and southern Love County, Oklahoma.

NTMC is operated by Community Hospital Corporation and owned by Gainesville Hospital District.

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Community Hospital Corporation owns, manages and consults with hospitals through three distinct organizations – CHC Hospitals, CHC Consulting and CHC ContinueCARE, which share a common purpose to guide, support and enhance the mission of community hospitals and healthcare providers, Based in Plano, Texas, CHC provides the resources and experience community hospitals need to improve quality outcomes, patient satisfaction and financial performance. For more information about CHC, please see