Petra Townsend, MD

CHFM Faculty

Petra Townsend, MD Petra Townsend, MD
Assistant Professor
Family Medicine at Hampton Oaks
200 SW 62 Blvd Suite D
Gainesville, FL 32607
(352) 265-9475 Fax: (352) 265-9476

Professional Biography

Dr. Townsend is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Community Health and  Family Medicine at the University of Florida College of Medicine. She received her Bachelor of Arts at the  University of Florida and her medical degree from Ross University School of  Medicine. She completed her training in Family Medicine at the Mayo Clinic Florida. Dr. Townsend is a member of the American Academy of Family Physicians, and the Florida Academy of Family  Physicians, where she has served as a Resident Director holding the position of  Secretary and Treasurer. She is also a founding member of the Mayo Clinic Fellow’s Association, where she previously served as Athletic Chairman.


Program/Degree Institution Field/Specialty
BA University of Florida
Gainesville, Florida
MD Ross University School of Medicine
Roseau, Commonwealth of Dominica, West Indies
Residency Mayo Clinic
Jacksonville, Florida
Family Medicine

Certifications and Professional Organizations

  • Board Certified, American Board of Family Medicine
  • Member, American Academy of Family Physicians
  • Member, Florida Academy of Family Physicians
  • Member, Mayo Clinic Fellow’s Association

Clinical Interests

  • Women’s Health
  • Sports Medicine