Linda Uhrig Hitchcock, MD

Family Physician

Director, Geriatric Medicine
Medical Director Temple Meridian Clinic

Family Medicine, Geriatric Medicine

Patient Care Emphasis
Geriatrics, Long Term Care

Board Certification
  • Diplomate of the American Board of Anesthesiology: Hospice and Palliative Medicine
  • Diplomate of the American Board of Family Medicine
  • Diplomate of the American Board of Geriatric Medicine

  • Scott & White Appointment
    March 30, 2009

  • University of Missouri at Kansas City, MO, BA, MD, 1978-1981

  • Specialty Training
  • Family Medicine Residency, Southern Illinois University, Belleville, IL
  • Long Term Care Education Mini Fellowship, Donald W. Reynolds FD-AGE at Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, NC, 2012

  • Faculty Rank - Texas A&M Health Science Center College of Medicine
    Clinical Professor of Medicine

    Publications and Research
  • L. Uhrig, Quality Care: A Practical Guide to Managing Behavioral Symptoms of Dementia, MultiMedia/Freedom, LLC, 2002.
  • L. Uhrig, Acute Digoxin Overdose: Potential Role of Colestipol Therapy, The Journal of Kansas Medical Society, October 1980.
  • L. Uhrig, Lithium Carbonate Therapy for Granulocytopenia in a Patient with Myelofibrosis and Septic Arthritis, Southern Medical Journal, December, 1979.

  • Awards and Honors
  • Nominee, William Dodd Founders Award, AMDA, 2012
  • Nominee, Medical Director of the Year, American Medical Director's Association, 2009
  • Community Hospice, Recognition for Quality in End of Life Care, Ashland, KY, 2008
  • Medical Director of the Year, Northern Bluegrass District, Kentucky Association of Healthcare Facilities, 2008

  • Professional Memberships
  • American Medical Association
  • Fellow, American Academy of Family Physicians
  • American Medical Director Association
  • American Academy of Home Care Physicians
  • American Association of Hospice and Palliative Care
  • Texas American Medical Director Association
  • Board of Directors, Texas Medical Director Association

  • Languages Spoken


    Temple Clinic
    2401 S. 31st St.
    Temple, TX 76508
    Temple Meridian Retirement Community Clinic

    Please note - this practice is not open for new appointments. This provider treats patients living at Temple Meridian Retirement Community Clinic.