About Dr. Gothard
As one of Plano’s premier doctors - Dr. Gothard has the distinction of being among a select group of doctors to be recognized 10 consecutive years as Dallas and Collin County's Best Doctors in the specialty of family medicine by D Magazine from 2004 to 2016. He has also received recognition from Texas Monthly as one of the state’s best family doctors. Dr. Gothard specializes in men’s and women’s health, pediatrics, weight loss and immunization. He is highly regarded by his patients and was awarded the 2009 Patients' Choice Award, a prestigious title given to less than 5 percent of the nation's active physicians. As a founding doctor of Village Health Partners, located in Plano, Texas, Dr. Gothard was recognized as having one of the best family medicine practices in the country by the nation’s leading practice management journal, Physicians Practice.
Dr. Gothard received his B.A. at The University of Texas at Austin and earned his M.D. at Louisiana State University School of Medicine in New Orleans, Louisiana. He then completed a family practice residency at Memorial-Hermann Hospital in Houston where he served as chief resident. Additionally, he acts as the team physician for the Frisco RoughRiders. Dr. Gothard serves as a Clinical Assistant Professor at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas, as well.
Dr. Gothard is a “practice what you preach” type of physician, making a proper diet and exercise, such as the Dallas Marathon at White Rock Lake, part of his lifestyle. He resides in Plano, Texas with his wife and three children. He enjoys jogging with his dogs and coaching his kids' sports teams.