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Jayne Viets-Upchurch, MD

Present Title & Affiliation

Primary Appointment

Assistant Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine, Division of Internal Medicine, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX

Education & Training

Degree-Granting Education

1994 The University of Texas Medical School at Houston, Houston, TX, MD, Medicine
1984 University of Texas, Austin, TX, Masters in Public Accounting, Accounting

Postgraduate Training

7/1994-6/1998 Clinical Residency, Internal Medicine/Pediatrics, The University of Texas Medical Foundation, Houston, TX

Board Certifications

1999 American Board of Internal Medicine, Recertification Date: 2021
1999 American Board of Pediatrics, Recertification Date: 2015


Other Appointments/Responsibilities

Contract Physician, Schumacher Group , Lafayette, LA, 11/2010-5/2012
Physician, Christus Jasper Memorial Hospital, Jasper, TX, 11/2010-5/2012
Physician, Memorial Hermann - The Woodlands, The Woodlands, TX, 7/2009-10/2010
Contract Physician, Teamhealth, Knoxville, TN, 7/2009-10/2010
Contract Physician, Coastal Bend Emergency Services, Corpus Christi, TX, 10/2008-10/2009
Physician, Driscoll Children's Hospital, Corpus Christi, TX, 10/2008-10/2009
Contract Physician, Brazos Bend Emergency Physicians, Houston, TX, 6/2008-1/2009
Clinical Specialist, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX, 3/2008-5/2012
Contract Physician, Excel Immediate Care, Cypress, TX, 7/2007-2/2008
Locum Tenens Physician, Primestaff, Houston, TX, 11/2006-1/2009
Locum Tenens Physician, Crdentia, Houston, TX, 9/2006-1/2007
Locum Tenens Physician, Comphealth, Dallas, TX, 3/2006-8/2006
Physician, Lyndon B. Johnson General Hospital, Houston, TX, 1/2006-9/2008
Locum Tenens Physician, Physician Resources Inc (PRI), Houston, TX, 12/2005-6/2008
Medical Director, Dermacare Laser and Skin Care Clinic, Houston, TX, 11/2005-5/2006
Medical Director, Houston Community Health Centers Inc, Houston, TX, 10/2001-4/2004
Private Practice, Jayne Viets, MD, PA, Houston, TX, 8/2001-12/2005
Physician, St. John's Family Medicine - Branson West, Branson West, MO, 8/1998-7/2001
Physician, McGregor Medical Associates, Houston, TX, 11/1997-5/1998

Selected Publications


1. Reeves-Viets JL, Yawn DH, Safi HJ, Childress WF, Kubicek M, Viets-Upchurch JM. A Whole Blood Transfusion is Associated with Reduced Component Utilization during Thoracic Aortic Surgery. Thoracic Aortic Surgery, Transfusion: Special Abstract Supplement 32(8S):29S, 1992.

Last updated: 2/18/2015