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Dr. Douglas Fullington - Independence Medical Village

About Dr. Fullington

Dr. Douglas Fullington has practiced internal medicine for more than a decade and has a passion for teaching his patients how to maximize their health by optimizing their lifestyle. He believes it is far more effective to prevent disease than to treat it.

Prior to joining Village Health Partners, Dr. Fullington spent 10 years practicing internal medicine at a traditional private primary care practice in North Carolina. He moved to Texas in 2009 to practice as a hospitalist before returning to primary care in 2013, when he joined Village Health Partners.

Dr. Fullington reminds his patients that the fundamentals for good health are healthy nutrition, exercise and adequate sleep. He believes that everything in life gets better when you feel vibrant and healthy, and that an investment in your health pays big dividends in every aspect of your life.

How Dr. Fullington practices whole-person wellness

Dr. Fullington practices his own advice and makes sure to exercise regularly. He enjoys running, bicycling and body-weight exercises to keep his body moving and his mind free. He also enjoys reading, watching movies and traveling with his family.


M.D., Emory University School of Medicine

Undergraduate studies, Emory University

Care team

Dr. Fullington works hand in hand with Virginia Rady and also works closely with team members at his care station. This includes Dr. Lensing.

Learn more about how your care team works together here.

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"Dr Fullington is fantastic, listens and empathizes well with his patients and sharing his knowledge & opinions at the right time. I have recommended Dr. Fullington to many of my friends and relatives."



"I have been Dr Fullington’s patient for 5-6 years. I have nothing but only good things to say about the doctor. He is very easy to talk to. He really takes his time to listen to his patients, without ever feeling rushed. I can go on and on about his excellent service. I’m very pleased that he is my doctor."



"Rebecca Ellis was very knowledgeable, thorough and focused. I am very comfortable with Dr Fullington’s staff because she was so helpful. Don J."



"Best PCP ever esp if you're plant-based."



"Dr. Fullington is a thoroughly delightful, accomplished, & attentive practitioner. Not only was he mindful of my physical health, he was most compassionate about my mental well being . . . he actually LISTENED to me. What a refreshing experience!!"



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