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Melissa Kay Barnes, FNP

Family Medicine
Accepts New Patients
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About
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)
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
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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
Accepts New Patients
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
Accepts New Patients
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(178)
Overall: 4.8*
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Jun 14, 2019
My experience with Mrs. Barnes went very well. I had an exceptional service with all of the staff I interacted with.
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Jun 13, 2019
awesome visit
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Jun 10, 2019
first time at this doctor she is very good answer my questions where I could understand them very good
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Jun 10, 2019
Friendly, listened, informative, genuine concern.
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Jun 10, 2019
I love my doctor. she makes me feel comfortable and is down to earth!
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Jun 8, 2019
Mrs. Barnes is efficient, but still very detailed when asking questions and trying to determine possible causes of what was ailing me. She is always super pleasant and friendly. She is very knowledgeable and I have complete confidence in her as a medical professional.
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Jun 6, 2019
the were so friendly and I got everything I needed from my appointment
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Jun 6, 2019
She is very thorough, listens well, and reassured you. She\'s amazing!
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Jun 5, 2019
She always listens to any questions or concerns I have. The appointment didn\'t take long at all, and I didn\'t have to wait long. It was great service.
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Jun 5, 2019
She is an excellent provider and she definitely helped me with my situation.
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May 31, 2019
She helped me understand things I didn\'t know. She was very kind and very helpful.
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May 31, 2019
very good.
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May 26, 2019
Best care I\'ve ever had, glad she took the extra steps to ensure my health gets to its tip-top shape.
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May 23, 2019
very pleased with my visit
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May 23, 2019
She was very friendly, easy to talk to, and caring.
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May 23, 2019
Great provider good listener
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May 20, 2019
I heard good things about Ms. Barnes, and she definitely lived up to my expectations. She took her time with me, listened to me, explored my concerns, and explained everything completely.
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May 18, 2019
She always listens and you can tell that she cares.
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May 16, 2019
I really feel like she takes the time to understand me and is the best in her practice
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May 16, 2019
I\'m very satisfied with Nurse Barnes. I feel like I\'m going to get my answers and help I\'ve been trying to get for several years now. She was very caring and helpful to my needs and concerns.
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May 10, 2019
i really like her
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May 9, 2019
any that I had to be my provider she listens to me and care about people.
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May 9, 2019
she was understanding and actually took the time to listen. she thought of things other providers never even mentioned before about my concern and I feel that I\'m actually getting the care I need.
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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
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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Feb 14, 2019
she was extremely pleasant and relatable. very knowledgeable as well. I enjoyed our visit!
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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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