USMD Holdings, Inc. ( NASDAQ: USMD), a physician-led integrated health system, announced today that Laurie Crowe, M.D., internist, has joined the medical staff of its Fort Worth Ben Hogan Center Clinic. Dr. Crowe was added in an effort to support the growing healthcare needs of patients in the Fort Worth community.

Dr. Crowe increases the number of USMD internists to 58. She also increases the number of USMD primary care physicians accepting Medicare patients to 96, further confirming USMD’s commitment to caring for and providing quality healthcare services to seniors in the Dallas-Fort Worth metropolitan area.

“I’m pleased Dr. Crowe has joined the USMD team of providers,” said John House, M.D., chairman and chief executive officer of USMD Holdings. “The addition of Dr. Crowe to our medical staff ensures USMD is better positioned to meet the healthcare needs of an ever-increasing Fort Worth population. USMD is committed to the patient-physician relationship, which starts with access to a physician.”

Dr. Crowe completed her medical training at University of Mississippi Medical School and her residency in internal medicine at University of Mississippi Medical Center. She has nearly 30 years of experience caring for patients in outpatient, inpatient and critical-care settings.

About USMD Holdings, Inc.

USMD is a publicly held (NASDAQ: USMD), physician-led, integrated health system committed to exemplary patient care. Headquartered in Irving, Texas, USMD serves the Dallas-Fort Worth metropolitan area with more than 250 physicians and associate practitioners, and provides healthcare services to patients in just under 20 different specialties at its two hospitals, nine cancer treatment centers and nearly 70 physician clinics, many of which are multi-specialty. All 29 of USMD’s primary care clinics have been accredited by the Patient-Centered Medical Home Program, a recognition program that is part of the National Committee for Quality Assurance. This recognition means that USMD’s primary care clinics successfully display and utilize evidence-based, patient-centered processes that focus on highly coordinated patient care and long-term patient relationships. For more information about USMD, visit www.usmd.com.

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