Peter Karagozian, MD
CHRISTUS Trinity Clinic

Peter Karagozian, MD

Sports Medicine


Peter M. Karagozian III, MD, specializes in sports medicine at CHRISTUS Trinity Clinic in Tyler, Texas. Dr. Karagozian's clinical interests encompass nonsurgical orthopedics, diagnostic and procedural ultrasound, and administering injections to alleviate acute and chronic pain associated with arthritic joints, tendinopathies, and neuropathies. He provides comprehensive fracture care in sports medicine, utilizing bracing, splinting, and casting. Moreover, Dr. Karagozian is actively involved in assessing and managing sports-related concussions, working collaboratively with physical therapy to guide rehabilitation for patient and athlete injury care.

Dr. Karagozian's patient-centric approach involves shared decision-making, where he values the input of patients and their families. Together, they create tailored treatment plans for the rehabilitation of injuries and the management of neuromusculoskeletal pains. His extensive medical education includes primary care residency training in Family Medicine at UT Health in Tyler, followed by specialized fellowship training in Sports Medicine at John Peter Smith Hospital and TCU in Fort Worth, where he served as Chief Fellow.

An active member of prestigious medical organizations, Dr. Karagozian is associated with the American Medical Society for Sports Medicine (AMSSM), the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP), and their respective Texas Chapters.

Beyond his professional commitments, Dr. Karagozian finds fulfillment in personal interests, including spending quality time with his family, wife, newborn son, and three Yorkies. His hobbies span music, cinema, kayaking, weightlifting, and the art of grilling, reflecting a well-rounded and dynamic approach to both his personal and professional life. Dr. Karagozian's dedication to excellence and passion for sports medicine advances orthopedic care close to home.

Hospital Affiliations
CHRISTUS Mother Frances Hospital - Tyler

Meet Peter Karagozian


Education & Certifications

  • Education


    Texas A&M University Health Science Center College of Medicine, Round Rock, Texas

  • Education


    University of Texas Health Science Center Family Medicine Residency Program, Tyler, Texas

  • Education


    John Peter Smith Health Network Sports Medicine Fellowship Program, Arlington, Texas

  • Certificate

    Professional Memberships

    Texas Chapter of the American College of Sports Medicine (TACSM) American Medical Society for Sports Medicine (AMSSM) American Medical Association (AMA) American College of Physicians (ACP) American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) Texas Academy of Family Physicians (TAFP) Texas Medical Association (TMA)