Mark D. Townsend, MD

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Mark D. Townsend, MD

Executive Medical Director, Specialty Services, Centra Medical Group

Contact Information: 
CMG Stroobants Cardiovascular Center
2410 Atherholt Road
Lynchburg, VA 24501
Phone: 434.200.5252

Dr. Townsend is board certified in internal medicine, adult congenital cardiology, and pediatric cardiology.  He is a distinguished graduate of the Virginia Military Institute and attended medical school at the Medical College of Virginia in Richmond.  Dr. Townsend completed his residency and pediatric cardiology fellowship with a focus in adult congenital cardiology, and trained at the Virginia Commonwealth University Medical Center where he served as the first Director of Adult Congenital Cardiology.  Dr. Townsend follows patients born with congenital heart disease throughout life, and serves as the Associate Medical Director of the Stroobants Cardiovascular Center.

Medical Education

Virginia Commonwealth University Medical College of Virginia - 2000


Virginia Commonwealth University - 2001 - Field: Pediatrics
Internal Medicine and Pediatrics - 2001 - Field: Internal Medicine


Virginia Commonwealth University - 2004 - Field: Internal Medicine
Virginia Commonwealth University - 2004 - Field: Pediatrics


Virginia Commonwealth University - 2007 - Field: Pediatrics
American Board of Pediatrics certified in Pediatric Cardiology
American Board of Internal Medicine certified in Adult Congenital Cardiology