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Sean A Townsend, MD

Internal Medicine
Accepts New Patients
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About
Sean Townsend, MD enjoys treating adults age 18 and older. Dr. Townsend is an advocate for robust physician-patient partnerships and focuses on preventative screening and education to promote sustainable health in addition to acute illness and chronic disease management. He holds special interests in nutrition, obesity, diabetes, high cholesterol, arthritis, and sports medicine. Dr. Townsend obtained his medical degree from Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center in Lubbock, Texas before completing an internship and residency at UT Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas. He is an active member of medical societies such as the American Medical Association and Texas Medical Association. Dr. Townsend is married with three young daughters. He considers himself a cycling enthusiast and enjoys the outdoors by hiking, backpacking, fly fishing, and skiing. When he is away from work, Dr. Townsend enjoys unique food, good coffee, and spending time with his family.

LanguagesEnglish
Ages SeenAdults, Geriatrics
Hospital Affiliations
  • Baylor Scott & White Medical Center - Plano
Insurance Accepted
*Accepted plans and benefits may vary by location.
INSURANCE PLAN
ACCEPTS NEW PATIENTS
Aetna - HMO
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Aetna - Open Access Elect Choice
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Aetna - Open Access HMO
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Aetna - Open Access Managed Choice
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Aetna - QPOS
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Aetna - US Access
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Baylor Scott & White Quality Alliance - DFW ConnectedCare
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Advantage Bronze
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Advantage Gold
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Advantage Silver
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Choice Plus
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Choice PPO
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Essentials
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Federal Select PPO
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Medicare Advantage - EFH Retirees
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Medicare Advantage - Oncor
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Cigna - CAC Plan
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Cigna - Great West Open Access PPO-Open Access
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Cigna - Great West POS
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Cigna - Great West PPO
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Cigna - Open Access Plus
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Cigna - PPO
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First Health - First Health PPO
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Healthscope - DART ACO
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Healthscope - DART ACO Flex
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HealthSmart - HealthSmart PPO
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HealthSmart - HealthSmart Preferred Care EPO
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HealthSmart - HealthSmart Preferred Care GEPO
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Humana - ChoiceCare Preferred Network
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Humana - Commercial PPO Plans
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Humana - Medicare Advantage Plans
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Imagine Health - EPN
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Medicaid - Traditional Medicaid
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Medicare - Traditional Medicare
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PHCS Network - Beech Street of Texas PPO
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PHCS Network - Private Health Care System PPO
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Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Preferred EPO Network
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Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Preferred HMO - Large Group
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Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Preferred HMO Network - Group
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Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Preferred PPO Network
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Scott & White Health Plan - BSWH Employee Network - PPO & HSA
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Scott & White Health Plan - BSWH Employee Network - SEQA & EQA
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Scott & White Health Plan - EPO Network-Group
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Scott & White Health Plan - EPO Network-Individual/Family
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Scott & White Health Plan - ERS BSW Preferred HMO Network
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Scott & White Health Plan - HMO Network - Large Group
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Scott & White Health Plan - HMO Network-Group
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Scott & White Health Plan - HMO Network-Individual/Family
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Scott & White Health Plan - McLane Group Network
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Scott & White Health Plan - PPO Network-Group
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Scott & White Health Plan - SeniorCare Advantage HMO
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Scott & White Health Plan - SeniorCare Advantage PPO
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Scott & White Health Plan - TRS - Active Care Participants Network
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Superior - Ambetter Balance Care - Silver
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Superior - Ambetter Essential Care - Bronze
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Superior - Ambetter Secure Care - Gold
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UnitedHealth - AARP Medicare Complete
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UnitedHealth - Charter EPO
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UnitedHealth - Charter HMO
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UnitedHealth - Charter POS
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UnitedHealth - Choice +HMO
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UnitedHealth - Choice EPO
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UnitedHealth - Choice HMO
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UnitedHealth - Choice Plus POS
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UnitedHealth - Core Choice Plus POS
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UnitedHealth - Core EPO
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UnitedHealth - Core HMO
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UnitedHealth - Dual Complete Medicare Advantage
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UnitedHealth - Group Medicare Advantage
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UnitedHealth - Medicare Complete
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UnitedHealth - Medicare Gold
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UnitedHealth - Medicare Silver
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UnitedHealth - Navigate EPO
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UnitedHealth - Navigate HMO
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UnitedHealth - Navigate POS
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UnitedHealth - Nexus ACO OA
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UnitedHealth - NexusACO R
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UnitedHealth - PPO
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UnitedHealth - Select EPO
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UnitedHealth - Select HMO
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UnitedHealth - Select Plus POS
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Insurance listings are subject to change without prior notice. Please call the physician's office or health plan to verify coverage information prior to scheduling your visit or procedure. PPO Network Agreements include participating Employers and/or Administrator only. Not all members participating in contracted networks have in network access. Networks include Beech Street, HealthSmart, PHCS and Texas True Choice. In network participation is updated on a monthly basis by the network.
Background
Education
  • Medical School: Texas Tech University Health Sciences Ctr (2013)
  • Education: Texas Tech University School of Medicine (2013)
  • Internship: Internal Medicine, UT Southwestern Medical Center (2014)
  • Residency: Internal Medicine, UT Southwestern Medical Center (2016)
Certifications
  • Internal Medicine - American Board of Internal Med
Industry Relationships

Baylor Scott & White Health’s vision is to be the most trusted name in giving and receiving safe, quality, compassionate healthcare. As part of that vision, Baylor Scott & White Health is committed to dealing honestly, fairly and with integrity in all matters to provide exemplary patient care, broaden medical knowledge, train the next generation of physicians and support outside relationships that promise public benefit.To that end, Baylor Scott & White Health physicians may collaborate with health care industry partners such as pharmaceutical, biotech, or medical device companies (collectively referred to as Industry) to help develop medical breakthroughs, or provide medical expertise or education.To promote professional and commercial integrity in such matters, physicians who are employed, contracted for administrative duties or performing research with Baylor Scott & White Health seek advanced approval for certain new Industry relationships, and report their Industry relationships and activities to the Office of Corporate Compliance annually for review.

Baylor Scott & White Health publicly discloses reported payments to these physicians and their immediate family members of $5,000 or more from Industry companies with which the physicians interact as part of their professional activities.The information on this website may differ somewhat from information on other publicly available databases due to different reporting periods, definitions, or reporting requirements.Patients may visit CMS’ Open Payments Database for more information, and should feel free to speak with their physician about relationships with Industry.

As of May 11, 2020, Sean A Townsend, MD  has reported no outside relationship with Industry that is applicable to this listing.

Reviews(411)
Overall: 4.8*
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May 28, 2020
Dr. Townsend is caring, insightful, and thorough.
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May 25, 2020
staff and doctor and his asst, were all extremely prepared to handle patients during this pandemic
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May 23, 2020
Dr Townsend is concerned about the well-being of his patients (my wife is also his patient).
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May 22, 2020
He was terrific
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May 16, 2020
Dr Townsend and his staff are always very courteous and helpful. Dr Townsend is very good about listening to my concerns and then discussing all the options.
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May 15, 2020
very professional, caring, and courteous. Never felt rushed.
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May 13, 2020
Dr. Sean offers the best medical service one can expect to receive.
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May 13, 2020
totally empathetic, caring and focused
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Apr 7, 2020
Was very interesting to do this over the phone. The Dr. was kind enough to tell me how to get it on my phone and walked me through the direction. Computer microphone wouldn't work so had to switch to the phone
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Apr 6, 2020
Answers my questions and explains things so I understand them.
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Apr 1, 2020
Excellent physician with care for his patient. Keep on doing what you guys doing.
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Apr 1, 2020
Dr Townsend was efficient clear and to the point. I am happy to have found him as my new PCP.
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Mar 31, 2020
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Mar 28, 2020
good listen, paciente, very professional
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Mar 26, 2020
very personable. actually listened to my concerns. never felt rushed.
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Mar 25, 2020
Issue was discussed and treatment provided with no problems.
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Mar 22, 2020
I feel very comfortable with Dr. Townsend and staff.
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Mar 20, 2020
great experience, I feel comfortable and can ask any question, with an honest answer, and he doesn't scold me.
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Mar 19, 2020
caring and professional
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Mar 18, 2020
Dr Townsend listens well and gives pragmatic approaches to challenges. He also responds quickly to email through the patient portal.
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Mar 13, 2020
Dr. Townsend and his MA are always a pleasure to see. Definitely an asset to DDA and Baylor Scott & white. so glad that he always asks for my input when it comes to my health and I always feel comfortable being there.
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Mar 13, 2020
I have been under Dr Townsends care now for 3 years now, he is very professional, courteous and attentive to my questions regarding my health. he provides candid feedback on ideas I have in developing a better health plan for myself as well as suggest things that will better suit my overall well being.
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Mar 12, 2020
Dr Townsend is professional and, most importantly, explains things in ways that are easily understood.
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Mar 11, 2020
thank you dr Townsend
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Mar 11, 2020
Dr Townsend sat down and discussed my concerns and took great care with setting up referrals
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Mar 10, 2020
smart friendly. caring. Love this guy.
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Mar 5, 2020
meh.
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Mar 5, 2020
First visit, but feel we will have a great patient/ Dr relationship. Liked him very much.
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Mar 4, 2020
Dr Townsend is attentive and helpful during the annual exams and also very easy to reach via email during the year. This is important as my work hours and travel plans frequently change.
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Mar 2, 2020
Dr Townsend was great he even called me with my test results, amazing who does that any more. Usually the results are posted on the portal and the patient has to figure out what they mean!
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Feb 26, 2020
Very polite and explained everything we discussed. Would recommend to everyone
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Feb 22, 2020
Heis very thorough and has referred me to specialists
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Feb 18, 2020
Dr Townsend is great.
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Feb 7, 2020
Very good office visit manners and very knowledgeable about my problems.
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Feb 7, 2020
very easy to talk to and answered all my questions.
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Feb 6, 2020
satisfied.
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Feb 4, 2020
quality experience
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Feb 3, 2020
Dr. Townsend is patient and a great listener. He is highly skilled and responsive to my needs and care.
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Jan 27, 2020
Outstanding physician, consistently high quality care
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Jan 15, 2020
on time for scheduled appointment
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Jan 15, 2020
could have explained a little more about what he diagnosed
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