Familiar Face, New Option for Primary Care Now Available in Mansfield

Methodist Health System Opens 24th Family Health Center

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This week’s opening of the new Methodist Family Health Center – Mansfield North, 1601 E. Debbie Ln., Suite 2109, highlights the continuation of a $13 million commitment Methodist Health System is making in expanding primary care medicine through 2014.

A major goal of Methodist’s business plan is to expand its successful model of providing community-based primary care at strategic locations throughout North Texas. The physician chosen to lead the new Mansfield North center is one who is familiar with the community he serves. Darin Charles, MD, board-certified in family medicine, graduated from Mansfield High School before earning his medical degree from the University of Oklahoma College of medicine. After completing his residency at the University of Texas Health Center at Tyler, Dr. Charles returned home to Mansfield where he’s practiced at the Methodist Mansfield Medical Group since 2007.

The $419,000, 3,945-square-foot facility features guest Wi-Fi, 10 exam rooms, on-site lab services, and electronic health records. Two high-demand patient services available are same-day appointments and acceptance of all major managed care plans in the Metroplex. Once capital costs are coupled with $295,000 in annual operational expenses, the center represents a $714,000 investment by Methodist at Mansfield North.

About Methodist Health System
Guided by the founding principles of life, learning, and compassion, Methodist Health System uses some of the latest medical technology and research to bring quality health care to individuals and families throughout North Texas. Methodist Dallas Medical Center, Methodist Charlton Medical Center, Methodist Mansfield Medical Center, Methodist Richardson Medical Center, Methodist Midlothian Health Center, and Methodist Family Health Centers are part of the nonprofit Methodist Health System, which is affiliated by covenant with the North Texas Conference of The United Methodist Church. Additional information is available at www.methodisthealthsystem.org. Connect with them through Facebook, YouTube and Twitter.

Methodist Family Health Centers and Medical Groups are owned and operated by MedHealth and are staffed by independently practicing physicians who are employees of MedHealth. The physicians and staff who provide services at these sites are not employees or agents of Methodist Health System.

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