Richard Townsend, MD
Richard Townsend, MD, enjoys taking care of the entire family, from newborns to older adults. Dr. Townsend's approach is to put the patient's needs first while helping the entire family to enjoy better health. He is known for his compassion, caring and competence. Dr. Townsend's areas of interest include:
Chronic Disease Management
A Family Physician is concerned with the total healthcare of the individual and the family and is trained to diagnose and treat a wide variety of ailments in patients of all ages. The Family Physician receives a broad range of training that includes adult medicine and care of the aged, the care of children, women’s health, maternity care, preventive medicine and behavioral science. Special emphasis is placed on the primary care of families, utilizing consultants and community resources when appropriate.
American Board of Family Medicine
Education & Training:
Doctor of Medicine
University of South Florida, Tampa, FL
1992 - 1996
Naval Hospital Jacksonville, Jacksonville, FL
1996 - 1997
Mayo Clinic Jacksonville, Jacksonville, FL
2001 - 2003
Baptist Medical Center Jacksonville
Wolfson Children's Hospital
Baptist Medical Center South
Legal Practice Name:
Baptist Primary Care, Inc.
From the Doctor:
In addition to caring for patients and families, I enjoy spending time with my wife and our two daughters. I am interested in sports (especially the Jaguars), boating, fishing and golfing.
I have lived in this area nearly my entire life. I am involved with Liberty Pines Academy, Junior Developmental Football League and Creekside Athletic Association. Having been a flight surgeon in the US Navy, I have a strong commitment to serving our military personnel.