UPC of Clarksdale

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UPC of Clarksdale

About The CEO, Dr. Mary A. Williams, DNP, FNP-BC

Dr. Williams is a board-certified Family Nurse Practitioner and owner of Urgent & Primary Care Clinic of Clarksdale, the very first urgent care and primary care clinic in Coahoma County. Specializing in Nephrology at Northwest MS Regional Medical Center, Dr. Williams is constantly striving to build strong working relationships in the healthcare field, so that she can continue to educate her patients on the importance of maintaining a healthy lifestyle.

As a graduate of Quitman County High School, Dr. Williams went on to pursue her associate’s degree in Nursing from Northwest Community College, her bachelor’s in Nursing from Delta State University, and her master’s in Nursing from Mississippi University for Women. She also holds a Doctor of Nursing Practice degree from the University of Tennessee Health Science Center.

Dr. William’s experience and expertise in healthcare spans decades, beginning with her college education, and her ownership of Clarkdale’s very first locally-owned hospice agency, which she ran from 2001 to 2007. Along with her various degrees, Dr. Williams holds licenses to practice as a Nurse Practitioner in the state of Mississippi and Tennessee. She is also a member of the Mississippi Nurses Association, American Nurses Association, American Association for Nurse Practitioner, and the National Kidney Foundation.

Throughout her professional career, Dr. Williams has been recognized as one of the Top 50 Mississippi Leading Business Women in the state of Mississippi. She’s received numerous healthcare awards and distinctions, but she credits all of her achievements to her strong spiritual foundation with God. Outside of her professional career, she is a member of St. Matthew Church of God in Christ, and is an active member of Iota Delta Omega chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc., where she currently serves as President.

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Urgent & Primary Care of Clarksdale is a healthcare facility specializing in medical care for acute illnesses like the common cold, sinus problems, headaches, and others. In addition, we provide urgent care, primary care, and family care to service a wide range of patients in need of common services like wellness exams, DOT physicals, and chronic disease management.

Founded by Dr. Mary Williams, the ultimate goal of Urgent & Primary Care of Clarksdale is to change the culture of healthcare and ensure that every last patient has access to the affordable care that they need and the services that they deserve.


Our Mission

At Urgent & Primary Care of Clarksdale, our mission is simple – we live by the words of our Founder, Dr. Mary Williams. Each and every day, we strive to write our own story. We believe that healthcare should be about providing the best possible level of care for every last patient – it shouldn’t be about turning a profit. Our goal is to reinvent the traditional model of healthcare and how patients access care in today’s marketplace. 

Our Vision

We like to envision ourselves as more than just an urgent care and primary care facility – we know our patients by name, we’re immersed in the community, and we make our lives all about the lives of our patients. For us, nothing is more important than connecting with our patients on a deeper level than ever before, so that they can rest assured knowing that their local urgent care and primary care center is here to provide exceptional service and exceptional care – all at exceptional prices.

Our Values

At Urgent & Primary Care of Clarksdale, we remain firm to our values, which guide us in everything that we do. Take a look down below to learn more about who we are as a healthcare agency.

  • Integrity – In everything that we do, we constantly strive to go above and beyond for our patients. We’re firm believers in elevating the typical level of healthcare services, because we believe that your life matters.
  • Professionalism – From our doctors, physicians, and nurses, to our administrative staff, we pride ourselves on remaining professional in every last interaction with our patients. In our minds, this is simply one way for us to guarantee an exceptional experience.
  • Accessibility – Healthcare is a right, not a commodity. We work endlessly to ensure that our patients have unobstructed access to the care that they need on a daily basis, no matter what type of care they require.