About Us


Getting Acquainted 



Pediatrics Southwest was started in 1986 by Dr. Louis Hunke & Dr. Mark Towns.  Dr. Thomas Deacon joined in 1990 & Dr. Jacquelynn Longshaw became a team member in 1998.  Each of our physicians is a Board Certified Pediatrician.


Patients will routinely be seen by their primary physician; when unexpected illness or injury requires expedited treatment, the other 3 practice physicians are available for your child's needs.

A Pediatric Nurse is available during office hours to answer routine medical questions by phone.  The physicians typically return additional phone calls at the end of each half day.


Daytime emergencies & after-hours calls are triaged (evaluated as to level of danger) by a pediatric nurse; care recommendations are given accordingly, including referral to emergency room facilities when necessary. 

Prenatal consultations and "meet the doctor" visits are offered free-of-charge.