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    • 11 MAR 21
    Big News for Little Ones

    Big News for Little Ones

    Meet Pediatrician, Dr. JoAnn B. Couch
    JoAnn B. Couch, MD
    Artesia General Hospital welcomed pediatrician JoAnn B. Couch, MD to our medical team last year. Dr. Couch is a board-certified pediatrician with more than 22 years of experience. She is excited to bring thorough and compassionate care to families in Southeast New Mexico—and we are thrilled to have her as a member of our medical community.

    Dr. Couch received her medical degree from the University of Missouri School of Medicine in Colombia, Missouri and completed her residency at the Keesler Medical Center in Biloxi, Mississippi. She most recently served as Medical Director of the Pediatric Clinic at Holloman Air Force Base in New Mexico. Previously, she led pediatric practices at United States Air Force bases in Montana and Arkansas as Chief of Medical Staff, Medical Director and Staff Pediatrician. Dr. Couch retired from active duty in the Air Force in 2020 and now calls Southeast New Mexico home.

    Whether your child is feeling sick, or just needs a well-child check-up or vaccination, Dr. Couch is here to help—and to provide your family with essential pediatric services such as:

    • Well-baby and well-child visits, from birth to 18 years
    • ADHD and mental health support, evaluations and treatment
    • Back-to-school and sports physicals
    • Immunizations
    • Healthcare for adolescents
    • Care for common illnesses
    • Developmental screenings

    To set up an appointment with Dr. Couch or schedule a free consultation, please call 575.746.3119.

    Memorial Family Practice

    702 N. 13th St.
    Artesia, NM 88210

    Dr. Couch’s Hours:
    Monday – Thursday: 8am – 5pm
    Friday: 8am – 10:30am