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Sean A. Townsend, MD
Internal Medicine
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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.

Ages SeenAdults, Geriatrics

LanguagesEnglish
Insurance Accepted
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.
Aetna
Elect Choice/Open Access EPO EPO | HMO/QPOS/US Access/HMO Open Access HMO HMO | Managed Choice/Open Access POS POS | Open Choice PPO PPO
BCBS
Blue Advantage (Gold, Silver, Bronze) HMO HMO | Blue Choice Plus POS POS | Blue Choice PPO PPO | Blue Essentials HMO HMO | Federal Select PPO PPO | MA Oncor/NRG Futr Hold Retire PPO PPO
Beech Street of Texas
PPO PPO
Cigna Healthcare of Tx Inc
Open Access Plus PPO PPO | PPO PPO
First Health
PPO PPO
Great-West Healthcare
Open Access PPO PPO-OA | PPO PPO
HealthSCOPE
HealthSmart Preferred Care
EPO EPO | GEPO GEPO | PPO PPO
Humana/ChoiceCare Network
Concentric SMT Net PPO PPO | MA PPO/HMO PPO/HMO | PPO PPO
Imagine Health
SmartCare EPN PPO PPO
Medicaid
Traditional
Medicare
Traditional
Oscar Health Insurance Company of Texas
EPO EPO
PHCS
PPO PPO
Scott & White Health Plan
2018 Baylor Scott & White Employee Network | 2019 BSWH Employee Network - PPO & HSA | 2019 BSWH Employee Network - SEQA & EQA | BSW Preferred EPO Network | BSW Preferred HMO Network | BSW Preferred PPO Network | Cigna PPO Network - Out-of-Area Member Plan | EPO Network - Group | EPO Network - Individual/Family | HMO Network - Group | HMO Network - Individual/Family | McLane Group Network | PHCS/ARGUS - PPO Network - Out-of-Area Member Plan | PPO Choice Network | PPO Choice Preferred Network | PPO Network - Group | SeniorCare Advantage HMO | SeniorCare Advantage PPO | Texas Statewide PPO | TRS - Active Care Participants Network
SWHP
UHC
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 Dec 28, 2018, Sean A. Townsend, MD  has reported no outside relationship with Industry that is applicable to this listing.

Background
Education
  • Internship: Internal Medicine, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
  • Residency: Internal Medicine, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
  • Medical School: Texas Tech University Health Sciences Ctr
Certifications
  • Internal Medicine - American Board of Internal Medicine
Hospital Affiliations
  • Baylor Scott & White Medical Center - Plano
Reviews(48)
Overall: 4.71
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Oct 23, 2018
Well educated and a great communicator! I get all of my questions answered at every appointment that I have.
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Oct 18, 2018
Dr Townsend is the best!
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Oct 15, 2018
Dr. Townsend seems genuine and concerned.
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Oct 12, 2018
great
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Oct 10, 2018
Dr. Townsend is one of the best doctors I have ever had. He listens carefully and offers thoughtful advice on how to handle various health issues. He has a very uplifting and optimistic attitude. I would highly recommend him as a physician.
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Oct 9, 2018
Friendly, courteous, professional.
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Oct 6, 2018
great doctor.
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Oct 4, 2018
everything went well Shawn was very professional it was a good visit
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Oct 1, 2018
For annual physical, physician should provide results of each of the tests and examinations - he did not really do so
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Oct 1, 2018
Very happy with Dr. Townsend.
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Oct 1, 2018
Overall consideration given to patient highly satisfactory. Open and attentive to patient\'s concerns and questions.
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Sep 30, 2018
Excellent.
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Sep 28, 2018
good service; rec\'d call from Ortho Associates in response to X-ray taken at BSW the day before
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Sep 26, 2018
he was very thorough and asked a lot of questions as he had not seen me before, he listened well.
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Sep 26, 2018
Dr. Townsend is patient, informative and non judgemental. I loved his Medical Assistant!! She is kind and explained everything that was happening.
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Sep 26, 2018
I only see Dr. Townsend once a year for my physical, but he is very good. He spends time answering my questions and provides great advice on diet, exercise and taking care of myself. I highly recommend him.
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Sep 26, 2018
I absolutely love Dr Townsend. He takes the time and is never rushed.
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Sep 25, 2018
it was a good experience
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Sep 25, 2018
Very down to earth - overall a great experience.
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Sep 24, 2018
great guy, knowledgable and efficient.
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