Focus on the Family
Dr. Patricia Landry

Dr. Patricia Landry

Dr. Patricia Landry is a family doctor in Easley, South Carolina. She is a member of Focus on the Family’s Physicians Resource Council and has been a member of the American Academy of Family Physicians for more than 25 years.

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