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Sean A Townsend, MD

Internal Medicine

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About Sean A Townsend, MD

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
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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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FirstCare Health Plans - BSW Preferred HMO Network - Group
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FirstCare Health Plans - FirstCare Select HMO Network
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FirstCare Health Plans - FirstCare Select Plus HMO Network
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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 Plus HMO
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Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Plus PPO
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Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Preferred EPO Network
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Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Preferred HMO - Individual Marketplace
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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-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 Choice 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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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
  • Education: Texas Tech University School of Medicine (2013)
  • Medical School: 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 Aug 25, 2020, Sean A Townsend, MD  has reported no outside relationship with Industry that is applicable to this listing.

Reviews (385) for Sean A Townsend, MD

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Jun 11, 2021
As usual.....excellent
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Jun 11, 2021
Seems very interested in his patients health and well being
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Jun 8, 2021
very professional as always but also friendly
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Jun 8, 2021
I am completely satisfied with my treatment and concern shown during this visit.
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Jun 7, 2021
excellent health care provider.
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Jun 7, 2021
Doc showed extra attention regarding a personal tragedy
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Jun 6, 2021
He listened well, spending sufficient time with me. He also made sure I had no further questions or concerns.
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Jun 5, 2021
provided excellent care
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Jun 2, 2021
Great experience as always!!
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Jun 2, 2021
Dr. Townsend is very down to earth and helps me understand the options in course of treatment.I'm not just a patient folder.
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May 31, 2021
well organized and gave clear directions.
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May 26, 2021
Dr Townsend is always very caring and helpful. I have referred several people to him.
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May 24, 2021
Excellent
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May 22, 2021
Dr Townsend and the other staff are personable, caring and respectful. They ask a lot of questions and really listen to the patient's answers and concerns.
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May 21, 2021
He's so good I thought maybe he'd had left for greened pastures :)
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May 20, 2021
Dr Sean is very relatable, I enjoy my visits with him very much.
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May 18, 2021
total faith and trust with Dr Townsend. outstanding physician.
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May 18, 2021
Sean is great! So glad he is my doctor.
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May 15, 2021
First time meeting dr., he was friendly, professional explained everything!!!
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May 13, 2021
Best Doctor visit ever!
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May 12, 2021
My visit was easy and smooth. The staff was courteous and took the time to take care of m needs.
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May 11, 2021
very thorough, easy to talk and share medical concerns.
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May 11, 2021
dr Townsend was very personable and made me feel at ease and comfortable. I felt he took time and explained everything thoroughly with me.
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May 10, 2021
Dr. Townsend is very thorough and I always leave feeling like all my issues have been addressed.
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May 9, 2021
Dr. Townsend is a very care , professional Dr. I am very happy he's my PCP
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May 8, 2021
shows concern and thoughtfulness. compassionate. makes recommendations and asks and answers questions. inspires confidence.
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May 5, 2021
Very satisfactory visit.
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May 5, 2021
He's great. I trust him completely. I can ask him anything and he takes the time to explain. He shows genuine care about my well being. He wants to know what I need and he does his best to provide help. His assistants are always kind and helpful. They all respond quickly via the portal. I'm very happy here.
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May 3, 2021
awesome as always..a great doctor
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May 1, 2021
Very efficient, on time and as scheduled.
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Apr 30, 2021
Dr Townsend listened, showed appropriate interest in my care, spent appropriate amount of time explaining things. Highly recommend.
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Apr 29, 2021
Dr. Townsend had not received my blood test prior to my office visit. He personally called me after you received and reviewed it, and discussed the results with me, and effectively answered the questions I had.
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Apr 29, 2021
Good
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Apr 28, 2021
Dr Townsend is the bestI have recommended him many times very caring and personal as well as professional
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Apr 28, 2021
Dr. Townsend listened to my concerns and offered solutions.
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Apr 28, 2021
all good
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Apr 23, 2021
Dr Townsend was very kind and engaged. He answered all my concerns and questions in a clear and helpful way. Great doctor and excellent bedside manner.
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Apr 23, 2021
Dr Townsend is always kind and patient with me no matter how many questions I have.
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Apr 23, 2021
good rapport, showed concern about my questions and offered advice and further evaluation when needed
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Apr 21, 2021
Very professional, friendly, knowledgeable and very pleasant!
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Apr 18, 2021
great care, as always
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Apr 18, 2021
Excellent visit could not have been better.
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Apr 16, 2021
Everyone I came in contact with was very pleasant but very professional and helpful. Dr. Townsend is the best. He really takes his time when he is with me and answers all my questions. I believe he really cares!
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Apr 9, 2021
Dr Townsend is a very good doctor who cares about his patients. Very pleased with the medical care he provides
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Apr 8, 2021
it was so nice to get actual answers about my medications after being in rehab. Dr Townsend was very helpful and answered all our questions.
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Apr 6, 2021
Extremely patient. I never felt hurried. He listened calmly and discussed my care plan with me. Very respectful.
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Apr 4, 2021
Dr. Townsend was very professional as a care giver and seemed to care about my situation. I appreciate his excellent service.
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Mar 31, 2021
very good service
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Mar 31, 2021
he listens and asks questions; providing insight into his conclusions
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Mar 30, 2021
excellent service. thank you
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Mar 28, 2021
As always, Dr. Townsend was interested, caring, willing to take the time, knowledgeable, professional and polite.
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Mar 26, 2021
He showed concerned for my problem and did not make me feel rushed.
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Mar 24, 2021
I love Dr. Townsend. He's great. He told me to make an appointment with the specialist and before I could get out the parking lot, he had taken care of it. I see the specialist today. Thank him for me.
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Mar 24, 2021
very professional, friendly, interested in the overall picture of my lifestyle to help me meet potential in excellent health.
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Mar 22, 2021
I believe Dr. Townsend is very capable of providing me with sincere medical advice.
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Mar 20, 2021
Dr Townsend has shown care for my concerns and discusses any course of action needed to improve my health.
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Mar 20, 2021
Always polite & listed to you, if needed, will press what is best for me.
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Mar 18, 2021
always a pleasure working with him
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Mar 17, 2021
I have recommended Dr Townsend
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Mar 17, 2021
Dr. Townsend takes the time to be current with prior labs and visits and to discuss condition and answer questions.
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Mar 15, 2021
Very professional, courteous, thorough.
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Mar 15, 2021
great Doc
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Mar 14, 2021
Wonderful experience Dr Townsend is a very kind and thorough doctor.
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Mar 12, 2021
Can't say enough good about Dr. Townsend!
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Mar 10, 2021
very good. asks the right questions and explains clearly.
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Mar 9, 2021
excellent patient care
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Mar 8, 2021
Listened to me....didn't interrupt me. There was a little bit of confusion about the immediate follow-up with me after he left the room, i.e. prescription details, ear drops for my ears. Dr. Townsend did care about everything I had to say..........I felt like he was genuinely concerned.
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Mar 5, 2021
Dr. Townsend & his staff are always patient & understanding and very caring. Best of the Best
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Mar 5, 2021
Pleasant experience
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Mar 5, 2021
Dr. Townsend was very courteous and listened to my concerns and gave me very helpful information and suggestions on my condition. I appreciated all that he had to tell me.
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Mar 4, 2021
A very positive experience.
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Mar 2, 2021
Very professional
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Feb 26, 2021
Excellent first visit, thorough, lab access in same area, quick in and out lab work.
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Feb 26, 2021
Dr. Townsend and his staff is always willing to go above and beyond to address my health concerns . He is very easy to talk to and provides a detailed diagnosis and plan of action which is very comforting as a patient!
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Feb 25, 2021
professional, thorough and overall comforting
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Feb 25, 2021
I trust Dr. Townsend completely. he listens to my concerns and is very good at explaining how he thinks we should proceed. he always makes sure I'm OK with our agreed plan.
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Feb 25, 2021
The provider was very professional and friendly.
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Feb 24, 2021
good listener, answers questions thoughtfully, professional
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Feb 8, 2021
Spent time with me, I didn't feel rushed, asked if I had any questions before I left.
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Feb 8, 2021
took his time with me and addressed my questions and concerns
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Feb 5, 2021
very good
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Feb 5, 2021
Very happy that Dr. Townsend us my doctor.
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Feb 3, 2021
Excellent service and care, as usual.
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Feb 1, 2021
Very great care and knowledgeable about my needs!
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Jan 29, 2021
Excellent personal experience and have already recommended Dr. Townsend to my family members. They are now his patients.
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Jan 29, 2021
Always excellent customer service
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Jan 27, 2021
Excellent care received from Dr.Townsend.
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Jan 26, 2021
always enjoy my time with Dr. Townsend.He was also kind and thorough with my late husband.
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Jan 26, 2021
Dr Townsend is a good listener and gives me his full attention. He answers texts and questions quickly.
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Jan 26, 2021
very thorough and concerned appointment
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Jan 25, 2021
Dr. Sean Townsend has always listened to my concerns and I trust him exclusively!
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Jan 25, 2021
Dr. Townshend explains health scenarios with good detail and makes very helpful suggestions as they relate to healthy eating, activities, and lifestyle.
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Jan 23, 2021
Always attentive,listens and I never feel rushed.
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Jan 22, 2021
very friendly and easy to talk to.
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Jan 22, 2021
Felt very safe and appreciate the time, questions and discussion about my concerns.
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Jan 18, 2021
I was very impressed with the safety standards of the clinic when I visited. And Dr. Townsend was awesome as always. His nurse was very kind as well.
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Jan 17, 2021
Excellent
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Jan 16, 2021
Sean is always friendly, helpful, and professional.
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Jan 14, 2021
Courteous, respectful, caring and on time
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Jan 14, 2021
Dr. Townsend is a good doctor.
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Jan 13, 2021
Professional, prompt, courteous, attentive to my medical condition, and clear in communicating his diagnosis and treatment plan.
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Jan 11, 2021
Sean is a great listener. honest about what he can do, quick to refer to specialists if necessary.
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Jan 8, 2021
Responsive, both in person and messaging.
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Jan 8, 2021
Not only is he a great doctor but he's also a good man. I like him a lot.
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Jan 5, 2021
Dr. Townsend listens very carefully to my concerns and provides answers to all my questions. He never seems like he is in a rush to leave the exam room even though I know he has other patients. I appreciate the fact that he "covers all the bases" with me so that I leave the office understanding my health goals and my health plan without having to call the office back with unanswered questions or to clarify what I was told.
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Jan 4, 2021
Thorough, friendly and easy to talk with.
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Dec 30, 2020
satisfying experience
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Dec 28, 2020
very kind
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Dec 27, 2020
maturing as a physician
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Dec 25, 2020
I like the very thorough explanations
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Dec 24, 2020
Dr Townsend is very personable and always answers my questions with a lot patience and ease. he explains with good evidence from medical literature. he is someone anyone can trust your care with. Thank you Dr Townsend!
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Dec 23, 2020
I would definitely use Dr Townsend again & recommend him to family & friends
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Dec 21, 2020
great visit
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