Meet the doctor!
Dr. Amy Townsend is a Board-Certified Family Medicine Physician and a native of Southeast Texas.
She received her undergraduate degree in Biomedical Science from Texas A&M University. She then went on to pursue her Medical Degree at the University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston, where she graduated with honors. She completed her residency training with Louisiana State University Family Medicine Program in Lake Charles, where she served as co-chief resident.
After completing her medical training, Dr. Townsend and her husband Rodney returned to Southeast Texas to serve their hometown community and raise their daughter, Alexandria (“Alex”).
During her professional career, Dr. Townsend has worked in a wide array of healthcare settings, including outpatient primary care and inpatient hospital medicine. Dr. Townsend also has vast healthcare leadership experience, including serving as Medical Director for Hospital Medicine programs in Port Arthur, Beaumont and Austin. And she’s served as Regional Vice President of Medical Affairs for the Southeast Texas Region of Christus Health. These broad experiences have given Dr. Townsend a unique perspective into the problems that face our current healthcare system including the excessive red tape and bureaucracy of insurance companies and government regulations that serve as obstacles to care.
Dr. Townsend has joined a growing number of physicians across the country that are abandoning traditional insurance-based healthcare care and embracing the Direct Primary Care model in order to provide quality, affordable primary care that fosters a healthy relationship between patients and their physician