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Amanda Woods - Office Assistant

Paulina is a certified medical assistant who received her CMA certification in 2015. She plays a vital role at our clinic by preparing patients for their exam and assisting Dr. Baxter with procedures performed in the office. Paulina is currently working toward a nursing degree, and she enjoys working in the medical field because she hopes to make a difference in patient's wellness. 

Paulina lives in Princeton, TX, but she was born in Plano. In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with her family, baking cakes, and horse riding.

We are located in Murphy, Texas at the southwest corner of FM 544 and Brand Road behind Christian Brothers Automotive and Sherwin Williams. Our office is in the same building as Allstate and the Kumon Center, and our front door faces The Woodlands of Plano residential subdivision. We have handicapped parking near the door for our patients in need of it.


Marcus Baxter, DPM
Marcus A. Baxter, D.P.M.

Foot and Ankle Surgeon

Dr. Baxter was born in Garland, TX, and is from the nearby town of Sachse. He became interested in podiatry after suffering an ankle injury while pole vaulting in high school. He studied at Texas A&M University and Kent State University College of Podiatric Medicine, then completed a 3 year residency at Scott & White Memorial Hospital in Temple, TX. He served as Chief Resident during his 3rd year of residency and participated in medical missions.


There he trained in Podiatric Medicine and Surgery, with an emphasis on conservative care, wound care, reconstructive surgery, diabetic limb salvage, and pediatric care. Scott & White Medical Center - Temple is a level 1 trauma center, while McLane Children’s Scott & White Hospital is a level 2 Pediatric care center. He also spent time caring for our current and past servicemen at the Central Texas VA Hospital and Darnall Hospital on Fort Hood, with a wide variety of sports related injuries.

Dr. Baxter enjoys spending time with his wife Lisa, his son Lucas, and the rest of his family. He also enjoys Texas A&M Football games, traveling, hiking, auto mechanics, and running.



Heel Pain


Pain in the bottom or back of the heel. This can be caused by a variety of different factors.



These form when the big toe moves out of place. Common symptoms include pain, stiffness, and a bump at the base of the big toe.

Arch Pain


Commonly caused by the structure of the foot. We have several treatment options to offer after evaluating the cause of the pain.

Ankle Injuries


Encompasses injuries from minor sprains to severe fractures. If left untreated, this can lead to long term complications.

Toenail Care


We can assist you with painful ingrown toenails as well as thick and discolored fungal toenails.

Pediatric Foot Care


Our doctor is trained to assist your child with any foot problems that may arise.

Diabetic Foot Care


Diabetes can have a major effect on the feet. We provide comprehensive foot exams and preventative care for possible complications

Other Foot and Ankle Services


See a complete list of services and treatments offered by our clinic



Bones in the Foot


Joints in the Foot


Ligaments in the Foot


Muscles & Tendons in the Foot



Our Address

412 Village Drive, Suite 300

Murphy, TX  75094

Telephone:  972-881-0110

Office Hours

Monday           8AM – 5PM

Tuesday           8AM - 12PM

Wednesday     8AM - 5PM

Thursday         8AM - 5PM

Friday               8AM - 12PM

Saturday          Closed

Sunday             Closed


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