Dr. Johnnie Byrd II is a board-certified physician with over half a decade of experience specializing in Family Medicine. Dr. Byrd completed both his medical degree and residency training at the University of Chicago. He is also a member of the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP). As the Area Medical Director and staff physician, Dr. Byrd has seen first-hand how the dedicated and highly trained providers and staff at CenterWell truly understand the needs of the senior population. The entire care team is intentionally cognizant of the resources available to seniors and how to access those resources allocated to benefit each patient. Dr. Byrd believes in taking the time to get to know each one of his patients, so that they can develop an honest and respectful physician-patient relationship that allows them to open up to him about their health needs because they trust him to provide the best possible care. With their health goals in mind, Dr. Byrd then creates an individualized care plan that addresses all their health factors as he guides them along their health journey. When he’s not at the office, Dr. Byrd enjoys taking it easy and spending quality time with family.