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We're here to keep you and your family healthy. If you need help finding a primary care doctor, call us at 417-269-INFO.

Your primary care provider (PCP) is your prevention partner and your first stop for medical care. Most PCPs are doctors, but nurse practitioners and physician assistants can also be primary care providers. PCPs are also known as primary care physicians, family doctors, general physicians or family medicine doctors. One of their most important jobs is to help keep you and your family in good health. They help you understand your medical history and take care of health concerns before they become health problems. 

You and your child should visit your primary care doctor for routine check-ups or illnesses and injuries that aren't emergencies. They also help manage chronic conditions. Usually, primary care doctors can treat illnesses and conditions in their own offices. If you need more specialized care, they can refer you or your child to a trusted, experienced specialist. 

CoxHealth has experienced primary care providers dedicated to family medicine, internal medicine and pediatrics. We have locations in communities across southwest Missouri. In many cases, same-day or next-day appointments are available.

Questions About Coronavirus (COVID-19)? 

If you have questions about coronavirus, including what steps you should take if you think you have symptoms, visit our coronavirus page for more information. If you have a fever over 100.4, a cough and body aches, please use our Virtual Visits service. Virtual Visits are currently FREE for those with COVID-19 symptoms. Use code: COVID. 

Services We Provide

  • Annual physicals
  • Blood pressure checks
  • Care for common illnesses and injuries
  • Health screenings
  • Immunizations

  • Lab services
  • Prescription management and refills
  • Regular check-ups
  • Sports physicals

Thomas J. Legg, DO

Family Medicine
Cox Medical Group Physician

CoxHealth Center Branson West

18452 Missouri Business 13

Branson West, MO 65737

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417-272-8911

Meghan Elizabeth Guthrie-Baker, MD

Family Medicine
Cox Medical Group Physician

CoxHealth Center Marshfield

1245 Banning Street

Marshfield, MO 65706

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417-269-1940

Janice Lea Jones, FNP

Family Medicine
Cox Medical Group Nurse Practitioner (NP)

CoxHealth Center Buffalo

119 North Ash Street

Buffalo, MO 65622

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417-269-2200

Melissa D Hitchcock, FNP

Family Medicine
Cox Medical Group Nurse Practitioner (NP)

Family & Occupational Medicine of Monett

2200 East Cleveland Street

Monett, MO 65708

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417-236-2600

Tatyana Lehman, FNP

Family Medicine
Cox Medical Group Nurse Practitioner (NP)

CoxHealth Center Campbell

2750 South Campbell Avenue

Springfield, MO 65807

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417-269-2281

Jennifer Allayne Ott, FNP

Obstetrics and Gynecology
Family Medicine
Cox Medical Group Nurse Practitioner (NP)

Physicians for Women

3850 South National Avenue

Springfield, MO 65807

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417-269-6850

Julitta J Shirley, FNP

Family Medicine
Internal Medicine
Cox Medical Group Nurse Practitioner (NP)

CoxHealth Cassville

75 Smithson Drive

Cassville, MO 65625

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417-847-3500

Cynthia J Dancey, PA

Family Medicine
Cox Medical Group Physician Assistant (PA)

CoxHealth Center Ozark

5548 North Farmer Branch Road

Ozark, MO 65721

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417-269-2215

Jenna Danielle Cravens, FNP

Family Medicine
Cox Medical Group Nurse Practitioner (NP)

CoxHealth Center Mountain Grove

1602A North Main Street

Mountain Grove, MO 65711

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417-926-5572

Teresa Michelle Cunningham, FNP

Internal Medicine
Cox Medical Group Nurse Practitioner (NP)

Ferrell-Duncan Clinic

1001 East Primrose Street

Springfield, MO 65807

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417-875-3416

How to Choose a Provider

Your relationship with your health care provider is extremely important. You should be able to trust your doctor with your most private health issues or problems, and should feel certain that he or she is your partner. You may need to choose a new provider if you've never had a primary care physician, if you're new to the area or if your current one stops participating in your health insurance plan or no longer satisfies your specific needs. It's best to look for a doctor when you're healthy. When you're ill or in pain, you won't have time or energy to carefully gather information.

Here are some good questions to ask at your first appointment to establish care:

  • How can I reach you in an emergency?
  • Is it always necessary to make an appointment? 
  • Will you or a nurse answer routine questions over the phone?
  • Who gives care for your patients in your absence?
  • Has a medical specialty board certified you? If so, in what specialty area?
  • At what hospitals do you have privileges? (Make sure the hospital is covered by your insurance.)

Primary Care

Need a doctor? Call us at 417-269-INFO.

Make an appointment with a new provider today. Or, schedule your appointment online. Follow the link below to get started.