Welcome From the Program Director

Ahmed Sheikh, DO

A message from Ahmed Sheikh, DO
Program Director, Family Medicine
Texoma Medical Center GME Program

Dear prospective residents,

Greetings from the Texoma Medical Center Family Medicine Residency Program! As the Program Director, I am excited to welcome you to our community-based program that is not only about learning but also about nurturing exceptional family physicians who are committed to serving their patients with distinction.

Nestled in the heart of vibrant North Texas, our unopposed family medicine program in Denison and Sherman offers a blend of clinical expertise, hands-on training and a warm, collegial atmosphere. At Texoma Medical Center, we pride ourselves on delivering an educational journey that is comprehensive yet also tailored, enabling each resident to thrive in their preferred niche in the evolving landscape of family medicine. Our diverse elective options and training tracks are designed to align with your career aspirations, preparing you for the path that lies ahead.

What truly differentiates our program is our holistic approach to resident development. We believe in nurturing not just medical knowledge, but also the well-being of our residents. Our faculty are distinguished professionals and compassionate mentors who are deeply committed to your professional growth. Here at TMC, you're not just joining a program, you're becoming part of a family — a family that supports and invests in your educational journey.

Denison and Sherman are communities steeped in history and culture, offering the perfect blend of small-town allure and contemporary comforts. Whether you're drawn to the outdoors, cultural events or family activities, these cities provide an enriching backdrop for both personal and professional growth. It's a place where you can build a life, discover new passions and connect with a community that values wellness and togetherness.

Our residency is structured to prepare you for a fulfilling career in family medicine, be it in a suburban clinic, rural environment or a hospital setting. Our graduates have successfully transitioned to fellowships, rural ERs, women’s health, direct primary care, hospital-based medicine and outpatient clinics. With cutting-edge facilities and a dedication to innovative care, we prepare you to lead in the field of primary care, in whatever form it fits best for you.

As you weigh your residency options, I encourage you to delve into the offerings of the Texoma Medical Center Family Medicine Residency Program. Engage with our website, connect with our faculty and current residents, and see for yourself why our program could be the ideal fit for your medical training.

We eagerly anticipate the opportunity to welcome you into our family and to serve as guides for you as you become a vital part of the next generation of family medicine physicians!


View a sample of available required and elective rotations.

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Salaries and Benefits

We offer competitive salaries and benefits.

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Application Process

Apply through the Electronic Residency Application Service (ERAS) application process.

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Contact Information

Ahmed Sheikh, DO, Program Director

Joanne Dixon, Administrative Coordinator
903-416-4001 or joanne.dixon@thcs.org