Tyra Tennyson Francis, MD

Tyra Tennyson Francis, MD

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Family Medicine Physician


Family Medicine


The University of the Incarnate Word, The University of Texas Medical Branch


I strive to make each moment count with my patients and to give each interaction the deference it deserves. Great partnerships are built on trust and shared communication. I believe this is important in medicine and our personal lives as well.

— Tyra Tennyson Francis, MD


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 and 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 as well.


Dr. Francis earned a Bachelor of Science in Chemistry with a focus on 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 at Naval Hospital Camp LeJeune (2009).

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