S. Edwin Duncan, M.D., vascular surgeon with East Texas Vascular
Associates in Tyler, was installed as 2013-2014 president of the
Texas Surgical Society at its recent annual meeting in Temple.
Dr. Duncan began his practice of general and vascular surgery in
Tyler in 1975. A veteran of the U.S. Navy, he completed his
internship at the Dallas Veterans Administration Hospital and his
residency in general surgery at the University of Texas, San
Antonio. He went on to complete fellowship training in peripheral
vascular surgery at St. Thomas Hospital-Vanderbilt University in
Nashville. He is a long-time member of the Smith County Medical
The Texas Surgical Society, founded in 1915 in Galveston, is an
organization of 400 surgeons from communities across the state.
Membership in the society is by invitation only, including
physicians who practice in both academic and private settings.
Several Tyler physicians are members of the society, including Dr.
Pat Thomas, who is a past president.