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Dr. Winston Townsend, MD

Internal Medicine* Age 60
Dr. Winston Townsend, MD
4.5 (17 Ratings)
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Dr. Winston Townsend, MD is an Internal Medicine Specialist in Springfield, IL.
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Dr. Winston Townsend, MD

Internal Medicine* Age 60
Springfield, IL
Accepting new patients
31 years of experience
Dr. Winston Townsend, MD is an Internal Medicine Specialist in Springfield, IL.

About

Dr. Winston Townsend, MD is an Internal Medicine Specialist in Springfield, IL and has 31 years experience. They graduated from SOUTHERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY AT CARBONDALE. They currently practice at HSHS Medical Group - Springfield and are affiliated with Springfield Memorial Hospital. At present, Dr. Townsend received an average rating of 4.5/5 from patients and has been reviewed 17 times. Their office accepts new patients. Dr. Townsend is board certified in Internal Medicine and accepts multiple insurance plans.

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Ingrown Nail
Pharyngitis
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Foot Infection
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Nail Infection
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Electrocardiogram (EKG)
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Abdominal Pain
Abnormal Thyroid
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Acute Bronchitis
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Acute Pharyngitis
Acute Sinusitis
Acute Venous Embolism Thrombosis
ADHD and-or ADD
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Animal Allergies
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Arthritis
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Asymptomatic Post-Menopausal Status
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Atherosclerosis
Atopic Dermatitis (Eczema)
Atrophic Vaginitis
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Bladder Infection
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Breast Pain
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Osteopenia
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Otitis Media
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Overweight
Painful Urination (Dysuria)
Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome (PFPS)
Perimenopause
Peripheral Nerve Disorders
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Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
Plantar Fasciitis
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Potassium Deficiency
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Locations

  1. 1 Priority Care South MacArthur
    1836 S Macarthur Blvd, Springfield, IL 62704

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Jun 03, 2021
My husband and I are very pleased with Dr. Winston Townsend as our Primary Care Physician. He’s a very caring and compassionate Doctor and will provide the best possible care for all his patients. You will be very pleased with him. I rate him a 5-star ??????????
Pastor and Mrs. Johnson — Jun 03, 2021
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Care Philosophy
  • Inspired by our Franciscan values of Respect, Care, Competence and Joy, HSHS Medical Group providers are devoted to elevating the patient as the focus of our existence. We will prioritize our decision-making to place the needs of our patients first. Our promise of Patient-First Care integrates the latest technology and innovation with highly personalized, competent care designed to provide you with a five star experience. We believe that every encounter with a patient is an opportunity to create an outstanding patient experience. We will work in tandem with patients to determine their best options for care, while respecting their individual needs and motivations. We will strive to build trust with our patients so they will understand that we always have their health and best interest at heart.

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Biography
  • Dr. Winston Townsend, MD is an internal medicine specialist in Springfield, IL and has over 30 years of experience in the medical field. He graduated from SOUTHERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY AT CARBONDALE in 1993. He specializes in Internal Medicine.
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Internal Medicine
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Education

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  • SOUTHERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY AT CARBONDALE
    1993
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  • Internal Medicine
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Dr. Winston Townsend, MD is affiliated with Springfield Memorial Hospital.

Yes, Dr. Winston Townsend, MD holds board certification in Internal Medicine.

Hospital Affiliations

  • Springfield Memorial Hospital

    701 N 1st St, Springfield, IL