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Central Texas Medical Center: News

Live Oak Health Partners welcomes ear, nose and throat specialist Dr. Brooks Mullen

SAN MARCOS, TEXAS – Live Oak Health Partners (LOHP), the largest multi-specialty medical practice in Hays County, today announced that Dr. Brooks Mullen has joined their team. Mullen, an ear, nose and throat (ENT) specialist, is now seeing patients at Live Oak’s specialty office located in San Marcos. He will work alongside Dr. Michael Blair providing ENT services to the community.

Mullen has been practicing in Central Texas since 1986, most recently operating an independent ear, nose and throat clinic in Seguin. For more than two decades, Dr. Mullen has been affiliated with Central Texas Medical Center (San Marcos), Guadalupe Regional Medical Center (Seguin), Christus Santa Rosa Hospital (New Braunfels) and Warm Springs Specialty Hospital (Luling). He has served in many roles on the Guadalupe Valley Hospital medical staff, including three chairman appointments.

“I am pleased to join the Live Oak Health Partners Specialty Care team,” Dr. Mullen said. “The greater San Marcos community has a growing need for ear, nose and throat specialists, and I look forward to being part of this community.”

“Dr. Mullen is an outstanding addition to our specialty care team here at Live Oak Health Partners,” said Tricia Marquart, practice administrator. “We look forward to having him on board and serving the medical needs of our area as we continue to expand.”

Mullen earned his medical degree from the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio and completed residencies in surgery and otorhinolaryngology in the Bexar County Hospital District. He has been married to his wife, Barbara, for 19 years and has two children named Brooks and Paul.

Live Oak Health Partners has plans to add additional physicians to its growing primary and multi-specialty care group in 2017. To learn more, visit their website at or follow them on Facebook.

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, pulmonology, critical care, weight loss surgery, obstetrics 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.



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1301 Wonder World Drive
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