PMS – CHECKERBOARD AREA HEALTH SYSTEM WELCOMES NEW  MEDICAL DIRECTOR CATHY TAYLOR, M.D.

PMS – CHECKERBOARD AREA HEALTH SYSTEM WELCOMES NEW MEDICAL DIRECTOR CATHY TAYLOR, M.D.

May 19, 2015

SANTA FE – Presbyterian Medical Services (PMS) welcomes Medical Director Catherine “Cathy” Taylor, M.D. to PMS – Checkerboard Area Health System (CAHS).Dr. Taylor received her medical degree from the University of Arizona - College of Medicine.She also holds a Master’s degree in Physical Science Education and a Bachelor’s degree in Biology.

Dr. Taylor was living in a rural community when she first decided to pursue a career in medicine.She had been volunteering on an ambulance and saw the need for good medical care.She applied for medical school at the University of Arizona and later completed residency programs in internal medicine and pediatrics at Maricopa Integrative Health System in Phoenix, AZ.Prior to joining PMS, Dr. Taylor served for many years as a physician at North Country Healthcare, a community health center in Springerville, Arizona.

“My husband and I recently relocated to New Mexico, and I was anxious to continue my career in an underserved area.PMS seemed like a good fit because of its focus on underserved communities.I’m especially looking forward to meeting my new patients, working with our excellent staff, and taking on the challenges of my new position.”

As with all PMS federally qualified health centers, the Checkerboard Area Health System which includes centers in Cuba, Torreon, Counselor, Ojo Encino and Cañon, is Joint Commission accredited and accepts all patients regardless of financial status.Payment options include Medicare, Medicaid, and most private insurance.For those who are uninsured, payment is on a sliding fee scale based on income.For more information or to make an appointment, please contact any of the following centers:

Cuba Health Center 6349 U.S. Highway 550 Cuba 87013 575 289 3291
Cuba School-Based Health Center 50 County Road 13 Cuba 87013 575 289 2082
Counselor Clinic 9837 U.S. Highway 550 Counselor 87018 575 568 4328
Jemez Valley Medical Clinic 8372 Highway 4 Cañon 87024 575 834 0802
Ojo Encino Clinic 2 Ojo Encino Chapter Rd Ojo Encino 87013 575 731 2268
Torreon Health Clinic 2500 State Highway 197 Torreon 87013 505 731 2284