Bodo Brauer, MD, is a Family Medicine physician with 36 years’ experience. He is board certified and recently joined our Port Arthur center in Texas. In addition to English, he speaks fluent German and is licensed to practice medicine in both - the state of Texas as well as Germany. Brauer studied medicine in the U.S, however, attending the University of Texas and completing his residency at the UT Medical Branch in Galveston.According to Dr. Brauer, the challenge of fighting disease and promoting good health was what led him to enter the healthcare field. Brauer’s philosophy of care is to always put his patients first, and says that communication, staying detailed-oriented and “being there when needed” is his recipe for ensuring patient satisfaction. Over the course of his career, Dr. Brauer has had ample experience caring for seniors in private practice as well as in nursing homes.A father and grandfather, Dr. Brauer is also a man of faith and believes in following God’s guidance. In his free time, he enjoys reading, listening to music and spending time with his family.