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Central Texas Medical Center: News

Dr. Stephen Richardson joins Live Oak Health Partners Community Clinic
SAN MARCOS, TEXAS – The Live Oak Health Partners (LOHP) Community Clinic is pleased to welcome Stephen Richardson, MD, a family doctor and obstetrician.

Dr. Richardson has experience with routine medical visits, well adult/well child exams, prenatal care, pregnancy, childbirth, post-partum care, monitoring chronic illnesses such as diabetes and high blood pressure, pediatric visits, Texas Health Steps exams and sexually transmitted infection screening and treatment.

He was raised in Shreveport, Louisiana, and earned his bachelor’s degree from Texas A&M University with a major in molecular and cell biology. He went on to obtain his medical degree from the Louisiana State University School of Medicine in Shreveport, and completed a residency in family medicine and a fellowship in maternal child health at John Peter Smith Hospital in Fort Worth.

Dr. Richardson and his family enjoy living in the San Marcos community. He is passionate about medical mission work and has traveled abroad to help people in places like Africa, China and Central America. He is also civic-minded and has been recognized for his community service.

“We are delighted to welcome Dr. Richardson as a partner on our medical team,” said Dr. Lenore DePagter, physician practice administrator at LOHP. “I am confident that his skills, experience and compassion will meet the needs of the patients we serve at the Community Clinic.”

The LOHP Community Clinic is located in the Hays County Personal health Department building in San Marcos. It provides a wide range of health and education services for the residents of Hays County and offers a sliding scale to patients without health insurance. In addition, the LOHP Community Clinic accepts Medicare, Blue Cross Blue Sheild Medicaid, and Blue Cross Blue Sheild CHIP Perinate.

For more information about LOHP, please visit and follow them on Facebook. To make an appointment at the LOHP Community Clinic, please call (512) 393-5520.

About Live Oak Health Partners
Live Oak Health Partners (LOHP) was formed January 1, 2012 by the joining of two existing medical practices in San Marcos: Central Texas Medical Associates and Specialty Physicians of Central Texas. It is the first locally operated multi-specialty group in Hays County. 27 Primary Care and Specialty Doctors, Physician Assistants and Nurse Practitioners provide high-quality coordinated medical care to the citizens of Hays County and the surrounding communities. LOHP specialty care services include allergies/ENT, general surgery, orthopaedics, plastic surgery, hand surgery, audiology, endocrinology, weight loss surgery and gynecology. Several Live Oak Surgeons currently perform procedures using the physician-guided da Vinci robotic surgical system.

The Live Oak Community Clinic operates the clinical services at the Hays County Personal Health Department, providing family care, well child exams, prenatal care and immunizations to Hays County residents in need. The Live Oak Walk-In Care clinic offers extended evening and weekend for efficient affordable acute care and occupational medicine services.

LOHP also has locations in San Marcos, Kyle, Wimberley and Lockhart. For more information, visit our website or visit the group’s Facebook page. To schedule an appointment, call 512-396-3911 for Primary Care or 512-353-6400 for Specialty Care.


Central Texas Medical Center
1301 Wonder World Drive
San Marcos, TX 78666