Dr. Tovar Joins PRMC

September 10, 2018


New physician expands family medicine services available to Palestine, Texas area residents 

Palestine, Texas (August 13, 2018) – Palestine Regional Medical Center (PRMC) today announced that Jose Tovar, MD, has joined its staff and is offering family medicine services to patients in Palestine and the surrounding region.  Dr. Tovar, comes to Palestine from Corpus Christi, Texas as the first family medicine physician to join PRMC this year.    

“We are pleased to welcome Dr. Tovar to Palestine to practice at Palestine Regional Medical Center,” said Roy Finch, CEO of PRMC. “Primary care is a growing need in our community, and Dr. Tovar is a great match for us.  He recently completed his family medicine residency at Christus Health – Spohn Texas A&M in Corpus Christi.  

Prior to his residency at Texas A&M, Dr. Tovar graduated medical school from the Universidad Autonoma de Guadelajara in Guadalajara, Mexico.  He is bi-lingual which meets the needs of many Spanish speaking residents in our area.  Dr. Tovar specializes in general health, preventive medicine, diabetes, hypertension, pediatrics and geriatrics.

Dr. Tovar is now seeing patients at Palestine Regional Medical Center’s Medical Office Building, located at 4002 S. Loop 256.  His practice is in Suite A.  Appointments may be made by calling 903.731.5030