By Michael Tetreault, Editor-in-Chief
We sat down with “The Town Doctor” from Lebanon, TN last year (2018). It was a remark-worthy and remarkable practice and interview. It left a lasting impression on us here at The DPC Journal. We wanted to re-release this interview because it’s such a great story from a remarkable team. The Town Doctor, a DPC practice is an uncommon medical practice with a husband and wife leading their community along a better pathway to health … Listen and Meet Jennifer Steves, RN and Dr. Robert W. Steves III as they explain their journey.
“We have chosen a different path. A path that changes everything, and one that puts YOU first. Our direct primary care pathway improves primary & coordination of care through exceptional value, and a customized experience built through relationships that is successfully harmonizing healthcare. Our Direct Primary Care Home is designed with you in mind. We’ve tailored our primary care services to make your experience as enjoyable and relaxing as possible, and hope that our attention to detail and desire to care for you well shines through each and every moment you need us.”
Who is The Town Doctor® Direct Primary Care?
The Town Doctor® Direct Primary Care is healthcare simplified – without the clutter, and the intentional PROMOTION of one of our greatest passions – PEOPLE. It’s the removal of everything that distracts us from them. We identify the essential & eliminate the excess. It’s healthCARE De-cluttered. Healthcare. Edited. It’s where we pivot assuming responsibility, stewardship & transparency resulting in both positive patient, personal & professional change. This is MEANINGFUL MEDICINE.
Dr. Robert W. Steves III is passionate about your health, individualizing care, and exceeding your expectations. Exceptionally skilled, professional, and compassionate, he works continuously to update his medical knowledge. His commitment to primary care extends far beyond the walls of his practice, educating people on the benefits of wellness and prevention at every opportunity. Dr. Steves, experience studying medicine in a 3rd World country, the urban Detroit area, the suburbs of New York, and most recently the growing Middle Tennessee area has provided him a depth of knowledge and broadened his experience in acute and preventative care. Over 20 years he has participated directly in all areas of family practice medicine, including administrative, insurance, and in the laboratory which has enabled him to have a well-rounded approach to medical and disease management. Extremely articulate, his natural teaching ability and experience commands an audience when educating and presenting to people, patients and the healthcare team.