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Melissa Kay Barnes, FNP
Family Medicine
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Serving all people by providing personalized health and wellness through exemplary care, education and research.

LanguagesEnglish
Ages SeenInfants and Toddlers (ages 0-2), Children (ages 3-11), Adolescents (ages 12-18), Adults, Geriatrics, Newborns (0-28 days)
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
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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
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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
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Advantage Bronze
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Advantage Gold
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Advantage HMO
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Advantage Silver
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Choice Plus
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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
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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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Cigna - CAC Plan
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Cigna - Cigna Choice Fund
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Cigna - EPO
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Cigna - Flexcare
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Cigna - HMO
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Cigna - HMO Open Access
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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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Healthscope - DART ACO
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Healthscope - DART ACO Flex
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Humana - ChoiceCare
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Humana - ChoiceCare Preferred Network
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Humana - Commercial HMO Plans
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Humana - Commercial PPO Plans
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Humana - Medicare Advantage Plans (exclude Southwestern Health Resources Network)
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Humana - National POS
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Medicare - Traditional Medicare
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Medicare Railroad - Medicare Railroad
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Scott & White Health Plan - PHCS/OPTUM - PPO Network - Out-of-Area Member Plan
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Superior - Ambetter Balance Care - Silver
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Superior - Ambetter Essential Care - Bronze
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Superior - Ambetter Secure Care - Gold
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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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Texas Medicaid & Healthcare Partnership (TMHP) - TMHP Children with Special Health Care Needs (CSHCN)
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Texas Medicaid & Healthcare Partnership (TMHP) - TMHP Medicaid
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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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UnitedHealth - AARP Medicare Complete
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UnitedHealth - Charter EPO
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UnitedHealth - Charter HMO
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UnitedHealth - Charter POS
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UnitedHealth - CHIP
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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
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UnitedHealth - Group Medicare Advantage
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UnitedHealth - Medicare Complete
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UnitedHealth - Medicare Gold
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UnitedHealth - Medicare Silver
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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
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UnitedHealth - NexusACO R
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UnitedHealth - Options PPO
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UnitedHealth - PPO
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UnitedHealth - Secure Horizons
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UnitedHealth - Select +
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UnitedHealth - Select EPO
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UnitedHealth - Select HMO
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UnitedHealth - Select Plus POS
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UnitedHealth - STAR
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UnitedHealth - STAR Kids
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UnitedHealth - STAR+PLUS
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UnitedHealth - UHC West Signature Value Gated HMO
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Insurance listings are subject to change without prior notice.Please call the physician's office or health plan to verify coverage information prior to scheduling your visit or procedure. PPO Network Agreements include participating Employers and/or Administrator only. Not all members participating in contracted networks have in network access. Networks include Beech Street, HealthSmart, PHCS and texas True Choice. In network participation is updated on a monthly basis by the network.
Background
Education
  • Education: Masters of Science in Nursing, University Of Mary Hardin - Baylor (2014)
Certifications
  • Family Nurse Practitioner - American Academy of Nurse Practitioners
Reviews(147)
Overall: 4.8*
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May 5, 2019
I do like the provider and have found her very helpful in the past. However, I was left in the dark about what to do next. I went to find out what I could do or what is causing pain in my hip. I thought there would be a follow up with an orthopedic doctor, but have heard nothing. I have a 12 day prescription for fosamax whith not follow up and not idea what to do next.
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May 4, 2019
Went for weight loss check up. Very knowledgeable on what needs to be done. Very encouraging on what I have accomplished so far.
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May 2, 2019
excellent
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May 1, 2019
She was amazing I understand that each provider has a limited time to attend to each patient that they see daily and I understand each patient feels that their problem is the most important problem in the world to be attended to put my provider of Miss Barnes she did an amazing job she tended to me she let me vent and explain my situation and she explained to me what next steps we are going to take to resolve the issues that I have and feel
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Apr 29, 2019
She was very patient, understanding of the problem and kind. Communication with her was easy. She did not rush me through like cattle and gave ample time for any questions.
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Apr 28, 2019
NP Barnes is always great. She always takes time to listen to my problems and makes sure to address any issues I\'m having. She is very kind.
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Apr 24, 2019
very happy with this provider
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Apr 23, 2019
Ms. Barnes was very professional and explained everything in detail to me.
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Apr 23, 2019
Melissa Barnes is awesome. I always ask to see her she is very patient and knowledgeable and makes you feel at ease
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Apr 19, 2019
she\'s very friendly made me feel less nervous because I was very nervous and she answered all my questions in a way I would understand I would recommend her to anyone
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Apr 17, 2019
She was amazing and attentive. Look forward to keep going to her.
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Apr 15, 2019
Dr Barnes was very professional and understood why I needed to get seen for my visit.
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Apr 13, 2019
Ms Barnes took all of my concerns seriously and addressed them in a very professional manner. I appreciated her thoroughness.
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Apr 11, 2019
Excellent!
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Apr 10, 2019
I felt very rushed, to the point where I was still talking as she was showing me to the exit. Even though I arrived 15 minutes early.
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Apr 5, 2019
Ms. Barnes is an excellent provider. She ALWAYS makes me feel likes she is very concerned about my medical problems. She is very professional, knowledgeable and very easy to talk to. Ms. Barnes is the BEST!!!!
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Apr 2, 2019
wonderful very wonderful caring staff and just excellent
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Apr 2, 2019
Ms barns was very professional and explain all my concerns.
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Apr 2, 2019
surprisingly welcoming - especially as I had walked into the ER, having thought I was having a heart attack!,
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Apr 1, 2019
she was very thorough and engaged with a great bedside manner
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Mar 26, 2019
the best I had, cares about you all the time
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Mar 16, 2019
not to good ,
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Mar 15, 2019
i loved mrs barnes. no problems what so ever.
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Mar 12, 2019
she was so understanding and helped me feel comfortable and cared for. I felt open to discuss all issues.
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Mar 10, 2019
Fast and very friendly staff. will definitely recommend it and surely will visit again.
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Mar 9, 2019
good experience l will use her again
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Mar 8, 2019
Definitely showed care and concern for my issues and tried to solve it. Listened to my concerns and then responded.
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Mar 3, 2019
one of the best people to help me.
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Mar 1, 2019
I moved to Texas from Kansas,though it would be hard to find a provider but it was easy,everyone at the clinic was very professional and treated me with respect and listened to my problems,they took very good care of me. I think we made the right choice to move to Killeen,TX. Thank you everyone at the clinic
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Feb 28, 2019
very nice and caring
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Feb 19, 2019
She thoroughly explained why I was having the symptoms that I were experiencing, and used active listening to address all new symptoms.
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Feb 19, 2019
Ms. Barnes, handled my concerns with care , and concern. Asked me questions, did not try to rush me out. She looked me in the face. Pleasant voice. She smiled. Just to have a genuine medical person as your care provider is truly rare. Thank you
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Feb 16, 2019
I have a good relationship with Miss Barnes she listens to my concern and I trust her judgement
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Feb 14, 2019
she was extremely pleasant and relatable. very knowledgeable as well. I enjoyed our visit!
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Feb 14, 2019
I love Nurse Barnes! She listens to what you have to say, is not dismissive about your concerns and is very thorough in her care.
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Jan 29, 2019
It is always a pleasure to be treated with care and respect which Scott and White always provide.
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Jan 29, 2019
they was very helpful and nice
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Jan 28, 2019
I was very impressed with provider Barnes. This was my first time seeing her but it did not feel that way. She was very attentive and very knowledgeable about my condition and she stated if this treatment did not work, she ensured me that she would refer me to Derm during my f/u appointment with her. I felt she took all appropriate measures to ensure that my problem would be addressed with effective treatment.
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Jan 25, 2019
I received a very informed explanation of my upcoming surgery
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Jan 25, 2019
excelent
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Jan 25, 2019
since this was my first visit and in for a wellness check I will reserve any future comments till later, that being said my first visit was excellent I got right into see my provider was treated very fairly and In a timely manner. So far I see no reason I should not continue being treated by this facility.
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Jan 24, 2019
great visit.
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Jan 15, 2019
Hands on evaluation of head, neck & throat for abnormalities-she barely touched me. Her touch was so light & quick it didn\'t seem thorough. I find this ocurs frequently with providers today. I did d not hav any complaints in thise areas but how can an unrknown abnormality be picked up if the provider doesn\'t take 30 more seconds to do a thorough exam? When providers examine in this matter pa patient gets the feeling they are being rushed on through an exam for the purpose of money & moving on to the next patient. I work in the healthcare industry and understand the realities of today\'s medicine, but touch patients & be more thorough please. Thank you.
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Jan 15, 2019
My Dr\'s are the best
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Dec 30, 2018
Nurse Barnes is a good listener and understands my concerns
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Dec 25, 2018
she listens to me and discusses things and options with me!
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Dec 23, 2018
she great and the whole client staff treat you well with respect
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Dec 18, 2018
Mrs Barnes is a great provider, a breath of fresh air.
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Dec 7, 2018
she was very understanding and though with explanation
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Dec 6, 2018
She was genuinely concerned for my well being. Friendly, compassionate and thorough.
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Dec 6, 2018
I felt she was little short . not sure she listened to my concerns . not sure if I will see her again maybe once to see how it goes
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Dec 4, 2018
Very knowledgeable and friendly. Good bedside manner.
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Dec 4, 2018
Ms. Barnes is an amazing provider! Won\'t see anyone else!
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Dec 4, 2018
Excellent care
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Nov 30, 2018
great
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