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Language(s) Spoken

English; French; Kiswahili

Joined Kelsey-Seybold

December 2020

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Professional Background

Dr. Moses Osoro has extensive training in all facets of Cardiology. He matriculated and earned his Doctor of Medicine degree at The University of Texas Southwestern Medical School in Dallas in 2011. Following medical school, he completed his Internal Medicine residency in 2014 and Cardiology fellowship training in 2017 at The University of Tennessee Graduate School of Medicine. He earned his Bachelor of Science in microbiology and chemistry in 2007 at The University of Houston Downtown.

Dr. Osoro’s professional experience includes patient care at The University of Tennessee Medical Center in Knoxville from 2012 to 2014 and Blount Memorial Hospital in Maryville, Tenn., from 2017 to 2020. He joined Kelsey-Seybold in December 2020.

Professional Associations

Dr. Osoro is a member of the American College of Cardiology, the American Heart Association, the American Society of Nuclear Cardiology, the American Society of Echocardiography, the American College of Physicians, and the Texas Medical Association.

Hobbies and Interests

Dr. Osoro enjoys traveling the world, hiking, and swimming.

Fun Facts

The best advice Dr. Osoro has received is: “Life is a journey – the path now and forever. Plan for the future, be fully in the present, and learn from the past.”

The most exotic places he has visited are Bali in Indonesia, Cape Town in South Africa, and Jerusalem. He grew up in Nairobi, Kenya.

As a kid, he dreamed of becoming a pilot and doctor – a flying doctor. He enjoyed watching what the surgeons at AMREF were able to accomplish with their skills both in medicine and aviation.

I follow a more conservative, evidence-based approach in the treatment of cardiac diseases. I believe that most cardiovascular diseases can be prevented through lifestyle and diet. I recommend a whole plant-based diet to all of my patients.

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Awards & Recognitions

  • ​Guardian Angel Award – UT Medical Center, 2012

  • National Service Award – Molecular Infectious Disease, 2006

  • Red Rose Scholarship, 2005 – 2007

  • Jesse H. Jones Scholarship, 2005 – 2006

  • NHLB Grant – Summer Research, 2005

  • NSF Grant – Undergraduate Research, 2004 – 2005

Research and Publications

  • Use of an antimicrobial pouch/envelope in the treatment of Twiddler's Syndrome. Osoro, M., Lorson, W., Hirsh, J. B., Mahlow, W. J.; Pacing Clin Electrophysiol. 2017 Dec 22.

  • Late Presentation of Recurrent Monomorphic Ventricular Tachycardia Following Minimally Invasive Mitral Valve Repair Due to Epicardial Injury. South, H. L., Osoro, M., Overly, T.; Case Rep Cardiol. 2014 May 16.

  • Old but Forgotten Art of Palliative Therapy for Recurrent Malignant Pericardial Effusion by Percutaneous Balloon Pericardiotomy. Neelima Katukuri, MD, Moses Osoro, MD, Gayathri Baljepally, MD, Raj Baljepally, MD. Cath Lab Digest Volume 25 - Issue 5 - May 2017.

  • Original Research: Pre-Clinical and Diagnostic Medical Imaging: Systemic Primary Amyloidosis cardiac imaging using technetium tagged precursor proteins and SPECT. University of Tennessee Medical Center, Knoxville, TN, 06/2015 to 06/2017.

  • Presentation: Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging — San Diego, CA 2016 “Further Evaluation of Bone-Seeking Agent Reactivity with Systemic Amyloid Deposits in vitro and in vivo.”

  • Presentation: American Heart Association ATVB/PVD 2016 Scientific Session — Nashville, TN 2016 “Mechanical Valve Thrombosis and Therapy.”

  • Presentation: North American Society for Cardiovascular Imaging — Atlanta, GA 2014 “Appropriateness of Cardiac Imaging at a Large Medical Center.”