Compassion.Hope.Honesty.Knowledge Townsend Gyn Specialists (TGS) is comprised of professional medical care providers who specialize in gynecology. Dr. Townsend has over 17 years experience in obstetrics and gynecology in the Memphis area. Dr. Townsend is known for both being thorough and compassionate. He provides education and care to women with all types of gynecologic needs. In the practice, the latest medical guidelines blend with the best health care practices and technology to provide balanced balanced solutions. TGS has utilized electronic medical records for patient care and administration since 2007. All paper forms are scanned into the patient charts and are immediately available to the care providers. This system allows patient charts to be accessed securely 24 hours a day. TGS specializes in minimally invasive procedures such as the Essure procedure. Essure has replaced the in-hospital tubal ligation for permanent sterilization. In most cases this procedure is completed in less than 10 minutes in our office under local anesthesia. All of our patients have been back to normal activities within 72 hours instead of several weeks. Click here to learn more about Essure. Since 1994,Dr.Townsend has been providing healthcare and education to the women of the Mid-South. We offer a full range of gynecologic care including minimally-invasive surgical options performed in our office. We Welcome you as a patient and and appreciate the opportunity to serve your health care needs.Townsend Gyn Specialists focuses exclusively on gynecology. In this specialty we diagnosis and treat patients using the latest medical,pharmaceutical,preventative and surgical treatments. We are confident that the care we provide will meet the health needs of women during all phases of life,from adolescence through menopause.