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Tyra Tennyson Francis, MD

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Family Physician

Expertise

Family Medicine

Education

University of the Incarnate Word, University of Texas Medical Branch

Highlights

There is so little time in our society today. We find it difficult to make time for ourselves and at times even for our families. I strive to make each moment count with my patients and to give each interaction the respect it deserves.

— Tyra Tennyson Francis, MD

Experience

Tyra Tennyson Francis, MD, has practiced as a board-certified family physician for over 10 years. Dr. Francis is a prior Naval Officer, having served as an Active Duty Family Physician for six years and is currently still practicing medicine serving the military as a civilian. She is currently the Medical Director of an outpatient clinic and also serves the community in an urgent care setting.

Education

Dr. Francis earned a Bachelor of Science in Chemistry with a focus in Biochemistry (2000) from the University of the Incarnate Word. She earned her Doctorate of Medicine (2006) from the University of Texas Medical Branch and completed an Internship/Residency in Family Medicine from Naval Hospital Camp LeJeune (2009).

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