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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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Oscar Health - Classic Bronze
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Oscar Health - Classic Gold
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Oscar Health - Classic Silver
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Oscar Health - Saver Silver
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Oscar Health - Simple Bronze
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Oscar Health - Simple Secure
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Oscar Health - Simple Silver
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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
  • Residency: Internal Medicine, University Of Texas Southwestern Medical Center (2016)
  • Internship: Internal Medicine, University Of Texas Southwestern Medical Center (2014)
  • Medical School: Texas Tech University Health Sciences Ctr (2013)
  • Education: Texas Tech University School Of Medicine (2013)
  • Residency: Internal Medicine, Ut Southwestern Medical Center (2016)
  • Internship: Internal Medicine, Ut Southwestern Medical Center (2014)
Certifications
  • Internal Medicine - American Board of Internal Medicine
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 13, 2019, Sean A Townsend, MD  has reported no outside relationship with Industry that is applicable to this listing.

Reviews(334)
Overall: 4.7*
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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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Jan 10, 2020
He listens to what I say and answers my questions. He is attentive and not distracted or in a rush.
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Jan 10, 2020
he was very knowledgeable and polite.
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Jan 4, 2020
I like being able to have an early morning appointment. My care provider listens to my concerns before deciding on a treatment.
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Jan 1, 2020
Dr Townsend is excellent.
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Dec 31, 2019
I answered for an appointment I attended with my daughter and then I came back for a shingles shot. Both visits were excellent.
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Dec 28, 2019
excellent
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Dec 27, 2019
easy to get a quick appointment
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Dec 26, 2019
he carefully read my charts and picked up on the areas that were important
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Dec 24, 2019
Dr. Townsend is very personable and professional. He is attentive to any concerns you may have and provides great care.
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Dec 22, 2019
doing great
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Dec 22, 2019
The appointments are easy to schedule and are on time. The providers spend plenty of time and seem to know what they are doing. Nice Job!
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Dec 22, 2019
Friendly and took the time to get to know me.
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Dec 21, 2019
Good doctor that pays attention to what you say.
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Dec 20, 2019
don't appreciate waiting 30 extra minutes for appt
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Dec 19, 2019
Thorough, Professional, thoughtful
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Dec 18, 2019
compassionate, knowledgeable, attentive, professional
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Dec 18, 2019
Dr Townsend stays on topic, he listens to me without showing any signs of judgement or uninterest.
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Dec 16, 2019
very good
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Dec 15, 2019
All was fine!
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Dec 9, 2019
de townsend and the entire staff treat me well, respectfully and as an individual. they are also very pleasant.
Dec 8, 2019
great
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Dec 8, 2019
Dr Townsend is the best. most caring person-as are the people working with him. very knowledgeable!
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Dec 5, 2019
Dr. Townsend is very knowledgable and courteous.
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Dec 4, 2019
First visit to this doctor. He is nice.
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Nov 30, 2019
I visited Dr Sean 3 years ago and he is very knowledgeable and detailed about his explanation of issues
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Nov 28, 2019
I am always impressed with Dr. Townsend and his staff. Extremely nice and listen so well to my concerns regarding my health. That has not always been my experience at other facilities. i needed a great primary Doctor and appreciate Dallas Diagnostic and Dr. Townsend for being that.
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Nov 23, 2019
Wonderful experience.
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Nov 22, 2019
Dr. Townsend has always shown concern and compassion. He possesses a wealth of knowledge and explains his plans thoroughly. He and his staff have great communication. They make great effort to address any concerns ore questions I may have between visits and always call Wirth lab results. I have emailed them numerous times about my questions or needs and they address my concerns very efficiently. I can Highly recommend Dr. Townsend and his staff to anyone seeking a compassionate, caring, proficient and efficient medical team.
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Nov 22, 2019
excellent
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Nov 14, 2019
thoughtful and professional
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Nov 14, 2019
involvement was 100%, from going through the list of medical issues to how i felt about previous visits, he was totally there, great eye to eye contact, made me feel good about OUR plans and actions.
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Nov 14, 2019
very good
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Nov 14, 2019
All was well, a very good experience from start to finish.
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Nov 13, 2019
I am very happy with this provider. Dr Townsend is very caring and listens to me during the visit.He is attentive and genuine.
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Nov 8, 2019
Empathetic and good listener.
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Nov 8, 2019
Dr. Sean Townsend is caring and wants to make sure that he has answered all questions askes.
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Nov 8, 2019
great doctor
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Nov 7, 2019
It's obvious HE CARES about his Patients, and Explains things in Terms you can Understand ~~~ NO COMPLAINTS !!!!!!!
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Nov 7, 2019
the care given was quite good. The one complaint I have is that the wait time at the lab is always long.
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Nov 6, 2019
under the circumstances of the time constraints you all place on your providers (how much time they can spend with a patient) he's a good provider
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Nov 6, 2019
Dr. Townsend always takes whatever time is needed to ensure all of my questions are answered and all health questions are explored.
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Nov 5, 2019
Dr. Townsend always answers my questions and addresses all of my concerns. I am able to contact him any time via MyChart should I need anything. I appreciate that he takes my input with regards to care and provides the best plan to make sure I stay well.
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