August 22, 2023

Palm Primary Care Texas Names Dr. Stuart Pickell Medical Director of Medical District Primary Care Clinic

Fort Worth, TX — Palm Primary Care Texas (“Palm Texas”), an independent primary care group managed by Florida-based Palm Medical Centers (“Palm”), has named Dr. Stuart Pickell as the new Medical Director for the group’s clinic in the Fort Worth Medical District. Dr. Pickell will transition into this role on September 30th, where he will lead day-to-day operations for the primary care center, focusing on achieving high quality outcomes for patients and developing innovative clinical programs, along with the clinic’s two other primary care providers, Dr Morvarid Rezaie and Mari Finley ANP-PC.

It is a great honor to welcome Dr. Pickell as the Medical Director for our clinic in Fort Worth’s Medical District,” says Fowad Choudhry, CEO of Palm. “His expertise, experience, and deep understanding of the primary care needs of seniors in our community make him the ideal medical leader to help us develop and grow one of our first locations here in Fort Worth.”

Dr. Pickell has provided Fort Worth citizens with high-quality care with a personal touch for over 20 years. A graduate of UT Southwestern Medical School in Dallas, he is board-certified in internal medicine and pediatrics. Prior to medical school, he graduated from the Princeton Theological Seminary and served as an Associate Pastor at First Presbyterian Church in Fort Worth. He currently serves as the President of the Tarrant County Medical Society and as an Associate Professor of Internal Medicine and the Ethics Theme Lead at TCU’s Burnett School of Medicine.

Reflecting on this new professional opportunity, Dr. Pickell remarks, “As a longtime Fort Worth resident, I cherish the opportunity to serve the primary care needs of my local community. Palm Primary Care Texas’ philosophy on patient care aligns with my own, and I am looking forward to leading this team of care providers to deliver best-in-class care to each of our patients.”

You can find Dr. Pickell at the Palm Primary Care clinic in the Fort Worth Medical District, located at 800 8th Avenue, Suite 626, Fort Worth, TX 76104. For more information on Palm Primary Care Texas or to locate a clinic, please visit


Founded in 2013, Palm Medical Centers is a provider of value-based primary care services with a focus on high-quality clinical outcomes, cost-effective care, and patient-centric experience. Palm operates a network of 33 medical centers across nine counties in Florida and manages two clinics in Texas through Palm Primary Care Texas. Palm Medical Centers serves over 50,000 combined Medicare Advantage and managed Medicaid patients under value-based contracts. Partnering with numerous managed care organizations, Palm Medical Centers offers comprehensive and integrated medical care to plan members with a focus on quality. In addition to primary care services, the company coordinates cardiology, dentistry, optometry, pediatrics, podiatry, psychiatry, and other specialist services. Palm Medical Centers continues to seek partnership opportunities with high quality providers in existing and new markets. For more information, please visit