Now accepting Telehealth appointments. Schedule a virtual visit.

Please call our office at 903-727-0495 or our cell phone at 903-948-3025

Spanish interpretation available

Welcome To Our Practice

East Texas Family Care is a warm and welcoming family medicine practice in Palestine, Texas, founded by skilled physician assistant Patricia Edwards, PA-C, and her exceptional staff. The practice takes an integrative and patient-centered approach to caring for patients of all ages.

The team at East Texas Family Care have over 23 years of experience in healthcare, particularly in family medicine. They offer one-on-one, quality care for patients and their entire families in-person or from the comfort of their homes via telemedicine. During your appointment, they take the time to listen to patients’ concerns, and learn more about how they can best help them, one step at a time.
For hormone replacement therapy, they offer BioTE® pellets, nutraceutical dietary supplements, Nexplanon® birth control implants, and oral contraceptives. They also provide medication prescriptions, health education, nutrition counseling, and resources for weight loss and pain management.

Patients with hypertension (high blood pressure), Type 2 diabetes, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), and other chronic conditions can rely on East Texas Family Care for top-quality services to help guide you through your condition. In addition, they provide urgent care for COVID-19 testing, illnesses, and other minor injuries.
East Texas Family Care currently accepts most insurances, including AARP, Aetna, Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield, Cigna, Humana and UnitedHealthcare (Oxford Health Plan).

Families living in Palestine, Texas, who are looking for a dedicated family medicine specialist, should schedule an appointment with East Texas Family Care by calling the office, or booking online today. Primary care is easily accessible, and Mrs. Edwards works hard to deliver the best care possible for all of the members in your family.

Accepted Insurances

For your convenience, East Texas Family Care accepts most major insurance plans. Click on "View full list of companies" to see a list of commonly accepted insurances. For specific insurance plan inquiries, please contact the office at 903-727-0495

Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
Cigna Health Spring
Mutual of Omaha
United Healthcare Oxford

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New ETFC employee

Please join us in welcoming our new medical assistant, her name is Rosa Torres. She has 31 years experience as a medical assistant. She is looking forward to meeting and getting to know our ETFC patients.

Sports physicals

ETFC will be performing school sports physicals for $20, call 903-727-0495 to schedule a sports physical.


East Texas Family Care
4002 TX-256 Loop, Suite H
Palestine, TX 75801
Phone: 903-437-9139
Fax: 903-727-0535

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