Joel Massey, MD
CHRISTUS Trinity Clinic

Joel Massey, MD

Family Medicine

Accepts Virtual Visits
Online Scheduling Available
4.8/5 Read Reviews


Dr. Massey is dual board-certified in family medicine and general preventive medicine and public health. He has additional training in rural, international, tropical, and travel medicine, and is a certified specialist in HIV medicine. A native Texan, he has served in varied healthcare roles throughout his career. He provided pandemic response leadership as the regional medical director at the Texas Department of State Health Services public health region 2/3 office in Arlington. Previously, he served at the West Virginia Bureau for Public Health, Division of Infectious Disease Epidemiology as a CDC-assigned Epidemic Intelligence Service Officer. He also served as the Non-Communicable Disease Specialist for Yap State Hospital in Micronesia. Prior to this, he spent ten years on active duty in the United States Air Force, including a year of rural health system development in Afghanistan. He offers a full-spectrum primary care perspective to local, regional, state, national, and global public health. 

"Family, health, and friendship are the greatest gifts we can give and receive - balancing them is an art we learn by living life in community together."

Additional formal training completed:

  • Certificate in Tropical Medicine from American Society of Tropical Medicine & Hygiene (2010)
  • Diploma in International Medicine from INMED (2011)
  • General Preventive Medicine and Public Health at Texas DSHS (2019)
  • Specialist in HIV Medicine from American Academy of HIV Medicine (2019)
Hospital Affiliations
CHRISTUS Santa Rosa Hospital

Meet Joel Massey, MD


Patient Ratings & Reviews

  • Provider explained things in an understandable way 4.8
  • Provider listened carefully 4.8
  • Provider courtesy and respect 4.8
  • Provider overall care rating 4.8
  • Provider time spent with patient 4.7

Education & Certifications

  • Education


    University of North Texas Health Science Center, Fort Worth, Texas - Master of Public Health Texas A&M College of Medicine, College Station, Texas - Doctorate of Medicine Austin College, Sherman, Texas - Bachelor of Arts

  • Education


    Saint Louis University/Scott Air Force Base, Belleville, Illinois - Family Medicine Residency Texas Department of State Health Services, Austin, Texas - General Preventive Medicine and Public Health Residency

  • Education


    Texas A&M University Health Science Center, Bryan, Texas - Rural Medicine Fellowship Bureau for Public Health, Charleston, West Virginia - Epidemic Intelligence Service Fellowship

  • Certificate

    Board Certifications

    Diplomate of American Board of Family Medicine, 2008 Diplomate of American Board of Preventive Medicine, 2020

  • Certificate

    Professional Memberships

    American Academy of Family Physicians American Academy of HIV Medicine American College of Preventive Medicine American Society for Tropical Medicine and Hygiene International Association for Medical Assistance to Travelers Texas Academy of Family Physicians Tarrant County Medical Society Texas Public Health Association