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    • 23 AUG 21


    At Artesia General Hospital, we’re proud to be your destination for health and your partner for life—from the very beginning. As part of our Family Practice team, our pediatrician, JoAnn B. Couch, MD, provides care for children during their critical developmental years from birth to age 18.

    Dr. Couch is a board-certified pediatrician with more than 20 years of experience. When it’s time for your child’s annual wellness visit, immunizations or back-to-school physical, you can rely on her to provide friendly, comprehensive services—and prepare your child for a lifetime of wellness.

    Dr. Couch is committed to health that extends to physical, behavioral and developmental concerns. If your child is struggling with ADHD or another mental health condition, she will work with our providers to offer compassionate support, evaluation and treatment.

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    Please note: this appointment request is not for emergencies, same day or next day appointments. If you need an appointment within the next 48 hours, please contact us directly at 575.746.3119.


    • 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

    Resources for Parents
    A website for parents from the American Academy of Pediatrics

    Physicians & Providers


    Memorial Family Practice
    702 N. 13th St.
    Artesia, NM 88210

    Monday – Thursday: 8am – 5pm
    Friday: 8am – 10:30am