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Ashley Nicole Symens, FNP

Otolaryngology

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About Ashley Nicole Symens, FNP

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LanguagesEnglish
Ages SeenAdolescents (ages 12-18), Adults, Geriatrics
Hospital Affiliations
  • Baylor Scott & White Medical Center - Temple
Insurance Accepted
*Accepted plans and benefits may vary by location.
INSURANCE PLAN
ACCEPTS NEW PATIENTS
Aetna - Aetna Signature Administrators
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Aetna - Choice POS II
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Aetna - Elect Choice
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Aetna - Health Network Only
Aetna - Health Network Option
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Aetna - HMO
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Aetna - Managed Choice
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Aetna - Open Access Elect Choice
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Aetna - Open Access HMO
Aetna - Open Access Managed Choice
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Aetna - Open Access Select
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Aetna - Open Choice PPO
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Aetna - QPOS
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Aetna - Select SM
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Aetna - US Access
Bell County Public Health District - Bell County Public Health District
Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Advantage Bronze
Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Advantage Gold
Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Advantage HMO
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Advantage Silver
Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Choice Plus
Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Choice PPO
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Essentials
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Essentials Access HMO
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Premier
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Premier Open Access HMO
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Federal Select PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield - Indemnity
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Medicare Advantage
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Medicare Advantage - EFH Retirees
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Medicare Advantage - Oncor
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - ParPlan
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - STAR Kids
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Traditional
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Brookshire Brothers - Brookshire Brothers Employee Plan (Nexcaliber)
Cigna - CAC Plan
Cigna - Cigna Choice Fund
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Cigna - EPO
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Cigna - Flexcare
Cigna - HMO
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Cigna - HMO Open Acces
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Cigna - HMO Open Access
Cigna - HMO/POS
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Cigna - LocalPlus
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Cigna - LocalPlusIN
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Cigna - Network
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Cigna - Network Open Access
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Cigna - Network POS
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Cigna - Open Access Plus
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Cigna - POS
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Cigna - POS Open Access
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Cigna - PPO
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Consolidated Association of Railroad Employees - Self-Insured Employee Plan
Coventry - Coventry/First Health
Envolve Vision - Envolve Vision
EyeMed Vision - EyeMed Vision
First Health - First Health PPO
Galaxy Health Network - Galaxy Health Network
Gladney Center - Gladney Center
Healthscope - DART ACO
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Healthscope - DART ACO Flex
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HealthSmart - ACCEL Network
HealthSmart - HealthSmart PPO
HealthSmart - HealthSmart Preferred Care EPO
HealthSmart - HealthSmart Preferred Care GEPO
HealthSmart - Preferred Network
Humana Behavioral - Tricare Members Only
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Humana - ChoiceCare
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Humana - ChoiceCare Preferred Network
Humana - Commercial HMO Plans
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Humana - Commercial PPO Plans
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Humana - Humana Preferred
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Humana - Medicare Advantage Plans (exclude Southwestern Health Resources Network)
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Humana - National POS
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Imagine Health - EPN
Independent Medical Systems - IMS Network
Magellan - CHIP
Magellan - Navigator Networks
Magellan - Pinnacle Networks
Magellan - STAR
Magellan - STAR Kids
Magellan - Summit Networks
Medicaid - AmeriGroup
Medicaid - Oklahoma Medicaid
Medicaid - Parkland HealthFirst
Medicaid - Superior HealthPlan
Medicaid - Traditional Medicaid
Medical Development International - MDI
Medicare Railroad - Medicare Railroad
Accepts New Patients
Medicare - Traditional Medicare
Accepts New Patients
Midland Memorial Hospital - Employee Benefit Plan
Mother Frances Hospital Regional - Self-Insured Employee Plan
OccuNet - Occupational Networks of Texas, Inc.
Optum - United Behavioral Healthcare/Optum
PHCS Network - Beech Street of Texas PPO
PHCS Network - Private Health Care SYstem PPO
Reny Company - Workers Comp
Rockport - Workers Comp
Scott & White Health Plan - RightCare STAR Medicaid Network
Accepts New Patients
Sedgwick Preferred Network f/k/a Southwest Medical - Workers Comp
Superior Vision - Superior Vision
Superior - Ambetter Balance Care - Silver
Superior - Ambetter Secure Care - Gold
Superior - CHIP
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Superior - CHIP Perinate
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Superior - Foster Care
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Superior - STAR
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Superior - STAR+PLUS
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Three Rivers Network - Three Rivers Network
Tricare - Tricare Extra
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Tricare - Tricare Prime
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Tricare - Tricare Select
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TriWest - VA-PCCC
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United Behavioral Healthcare/Optum - United Behavioral Healthcare/Optum
UnitedHealth - AARP Medicare Complete
UnitedHealth - Charter EPO
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UnitedHealth - Charter HMO
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UnitedHealth - Charter POS
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UnitedHealth - CHIP
UnitedHealth - Choice +HMO
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UnitedHealth - Choice EPO
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UnitedHealth - Choice HMO
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UnitedHealth - Choice Plus POS
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UnitedHealth - Core Choice Plus POS
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UnitedHealth - Core EPO
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UnitedHealth - Core HMO
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UnitedHealth - Dual Complete Medicare Advantage
UnitedHealth - Group Medicare Advantage
UnitedHealth - Medicare Complete
UnitedHealth - Medicare Gold
UnitedHealth - Medicare Silver
UnitedHealth - Navigate EPO
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UnitedHealth - Navigate HMO
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UnitedHealth - Navigate HMO+
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UnitedHealth - Navigate POS
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UnitedHealth - Nexus ACO OA
UnitedHealth - Options PPO
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UnitedHealth - PPO
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UnitedHealth - Secure Horizons
UnitedHealth - Select +
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UnitedHealth - Select EPO
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UnitedHealth - Select HMO
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UnitedHealth - Select Plus POS
Accepts New Patients
UnitedHealth - STAR
UnitedHealth - STAR Kids
UnitedHealth - STAR+PLUS
UnitedHealth - UHC West Signature Value Gated HMO
University Mary Hardin - Baylor-Employee Benefit Plan
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Background

Education
  • Education: Masters of Science in Nursing, Angelo State University (2016)
Certifications
  • Family Nurse Practitioner - American Nurses Credentialing Center

Reviews (127) for Ashley Nicole Symens, FNP

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Nov 10, 2022
Took in consideration of patient s care status
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Nov 8, 2022
Very nice and explained by problem in terms I could understand. I would reccomend her to anyone
Nov 5, 2022
Asked questions; answered my questions; she was all professional about her job
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Nov 4, 2022
Explains everything - listens to health issues
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Nov 4, 2022
Very good at explaining what was going on with my sinuses. Great listener of the problems I was having.
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Nov 3, 2022
She explained everything throughly and addressed all my questions. Made you feel comfortable about the decision to move forward with the surgery
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Nov 3, 2022
Great Dr took care of all my needs explaining everything about the problem and diagnosis wonderful care really appreciate her help for diagnosis and painless examination wonderful experience very happy with the outcome
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Oct 29, 2022
Took care and was gentle. Thanks
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Oct 22, 2022
Great care and very sensitive to my pain.
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Oct 16, 2022
She was friendly, explained dx, tx, what she was doing, what it all meant. Let me watch the inside of nostrils. Very informative.
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Oct 13, 2022
Took time to explain, looked at previous CT scan, apologized for the discomfort associated with the exam and shared recommendations.
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Oct 7, 2022
She was very good!
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Oct 4, 2022
Friendly, knowledgeable, helpful and explained everything she was doing.
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Oct 1, 2022
Skilled and kind and took care of my problem with ease
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Sep 29, 2022
Ms. Symens explained my problem clearly and in depth as to the cause. I appreciate her her clearness and spoke loud enough for me to hear her. She also did a very thorough physical check of my ear, jaw and sinus areas. Thoroughly explained my TMJ pain caused my inflammation and swelling also.Highly recommend this great PA !!
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Sep 23, 2022
She was very helpful.
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Sep 21, 2022
She is very good at getting my ears cleaned there'was no discomfort
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Sep 19, 2022
Courtious & knowledgable, thorough in explanation of finding as well as game plan for treatment plan.
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Sep 14, 2022
Good
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Sep 13, 2022
She was very kind, caring and listened to all of my concerns. She was very thorough in her questions and examination. I would definately see her again.
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Sep 3, 2022
It was good
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Sep 3, 2022
She was very kind, listened attentively and included me in my treatment plan, great Provider !
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Aug 30, 2022
Very excellent.
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Aug 28, 2022
No complaints. Everyone I mad contact with was very pleasant, professional, & helpful.Everything was print, on time according to schedule. Very pleasant visit and I might add not painful. 100% performance with all contact and very helpful at check out as well as check in.
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Aug 28, 2022
Explained well my situation & what I needed to be doing and how to proceed with the medication. Also, she alerted me to another problem and which department I should contact.
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Aug 25, 2022
I thought she was awesome. She clearly articulated her observations, what it meant for me, and possible treatment options. She was very nurturing and reassuring when sticking the camera through my nose and down my throat. She explained that process very well in advance so I knew everything I might experience internally. It was a comfortable experience overall.
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Aug 14, 2022
Patient, definitely knew her job very well, answered all my questions and made sure I understood, I truly thank her for her knowledge and patience. At the end she asked if I had any questions. I truly appreciated that.
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Aug 14, 2022
I have met with Ms. Symens several times. She is professional, courteous and knowledgeable. I know she is busy, but I never have felt that she is pressed for time. I believe she provides a thorough examination of my condition and provides great council.
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Aug 11, 2022
Very professional and through
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Aug 10, 2022
She is very professional
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Aug 9, 2022
Very profesional & informative. She explain all the process she was doing and took her time to do it right.
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Aug 5, 2022
Careful and approachable.
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Jul 28, 2022
Excellent
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Jul 27, 2022
Great job. Very informative and great patient care.
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Jul 23, 2022
Good job and nice person
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Jul 23, 2022
Very patient. Did not rush. Explained things very well. Great bedside manners.
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Jul 22, 2022
Professional, caring, efficient
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Jul 21, 2022
The Nurse was very proffessional. She offered options and opinions concerning my condition. I would recomend her to anyone.
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Jul 14, 2022
Very caring
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Jul 14, 2022
Very thorough exam, greatly appreciated her down to earth nature.
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Jul 14, 2022
Efficient, caring and very proficient using medical equipment.
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Jul 13, 2022
She is very caring and gentle
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Jul 12, 2022
This is about the 3rd time I've seen Ashley. My confidence in her abilities increases with each visit.
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Jul 12, 2022
Very nice and polite.
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Jul 8, 2022
I was so impressed and pleased with Ashley Symens! She researched my history before my appointment and was very thorough with her questions. Care and procedures were excellent. Highly recommend!!
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Jun 30, 2022
Over all, very good
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Jun 25, 2022
Very efficient, friendly and professional.
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Jun 22, 2022
The doctor was very nice and explained everything to me very well worker at front desk was also very helpful and polite when I called to get help with my appointment
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Jun 22, 2022
She didn't make you feel like you were being rushed out of the door. Explained everything very clear!
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Jun 16, 2022
Great
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Jun 9, 2022
Ms Symens gave a thorough exam and answered all our questions. I feel so lucky to have met with her and hope for better outcomes on my treatment plan. My recommendation would be to get a better tasting Lidocaine!
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Jun 8, 2022
Very kind and compassionate care.
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Jun 8, 2022
She was very informative and attentive to my needs!
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Jun 6, 2022
Very good
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Jun 6, 2022
Excellent interpersonal skills and knowledge. Truly cared about my symptoms and previous pain.
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