USMD Holdings, Inc. ( NASDAQ: USMD), a physician-led integrated healthcare system, announced today that three new physicians - Jennifer Duewall, M.D.; Amanda Muir, M.D.; and Brittany Shoemake, M.D. - have joined USMD Affiliated Services. These new physicians have been added to support the expanding healthcare needs of the communities and patients USMD serves.

"I am pleased to welcome Dr. Duewall, Dr. Muir and Dr. Shoemake to USMD," said John House, M.D., chairman and chief executive officer of USMD Holdings. "These outstanding physicians will allow USMD to continue our patients-first culture by providing exceptional patient care."

Dr. Duewall and Dr. Shoemake have joined USMD's growing group of internal medicine physicians, bringing the total number of internists to 59. They also increase the number of USMD primary care physicians accepting Medicare to nearly 100, strengthening USMD's commitment to caring for and providing the highest quality healthcare to seniors in the DFW Metroplex. Dr. Muir specializes in internal medicine and pediatrics and has joined USMD as a floating, fill-in physician, providing care across the Metroplex.

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Dr. Jennifer Duewall will practice at USMD's Plano West Clinic. She completed her residency in internal medicine at Baylor University Medical Center and her medical degree at UT Southwestern Medical School.

Dr. Amanda Muir will practice as a fill-in physician. She completed her residency in internal medicine and pediatrics at Michigan State University and her medical degree at Wayne State University School of Medicine.

Dr. Brittany Shoemake will practice at USMD's Plano West Clinic. She completed her residency in internal medicine at Baylor University Medical Center and her medical degree at University of Texas Medical Branch.

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, six 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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