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Allison Joy Achilefu, MD

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 - Hillcrest
  • 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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Baylor Scott & White Quality Alliance - DFW ConnectedCare
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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 Railroad - Medicare Railroad
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Medicare - Traditional Medicare
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Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Preferred EPO Network
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Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Preferred HMO - Large Group
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Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Preferred HMO Network - Group
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Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Preferred PPO Network
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Scott & White Health Plan - BSWH Employee Network - PPO & HSA
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Scott & White Health Plan - BSWH Employee Network - SEQA & EQA
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Scott & White Health Plan - EPO Network-Group
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Scott & White Health Plan - EPO Network-Individual/Family
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Scott & White Health Plan - ERS BSW Preferred HMO Network
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Scott & White Health Plan - HMO Network - Large Group
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Scott & White Health Plan - HMO Network-Group
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Scott & White Health Plan - HMO Network-Individual/Family
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Scott & White Health Plan - McLane Group Network
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Scott & White Health Plan - PPO Choice Network
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Scott & White Health Plan - PPO Choice Preferred Network
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Scott & White Health Plan - PPO Network-Group
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Scott & White Health Plan - RightCare STAR Medicaid Network
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Scott & White Health Plan - SeniorCare Advantage HMO
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Scott & White Health Plan - SeniorCare Advantage PPO
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Scott & White Health Plan - TRS - Active Care Participants Network
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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
Accepts New Patients
UnitedHealth - Secure Horizons
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UnitedHealth - Select +
Accepts New Patients
UnitedHealth - Select EPO
Accepts New Patients
UnitedHealth - Select HMO
Accepts New Patients
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
  • Residency: Family Medicine, University Of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center (2015)
  • Medical School: Medical Doctor, University Of Texas Medical Branch Hospitals (Galveston) (2012)
  • Residency: Family Medicine, University Of Oklahoma College Of Medicine (2015)
Certifications
  • Family Medicine - American Board of Family Medicine
Industry Relationships

Baylor Scott & White Health’s vision is to be the most trusted name in giving and receiving safe, quality, compassionate healthcare. As part of that vision, Baylor Scott & White Health is committed to dealing honestly, fairly and with integrity in all matters to provide exemplary patient care, broaden medical knowledge, train the next generation of physicians and support outside relationships that promise public benefit.To that end, Baylor Scott & White Health physicians may collaborate with health care industry partners such as pharmaceutical, biotech, or medical device companies (collectively referred to as Industry) to help develop medical breakthroughs, or provide medical expertise or education.To promote professional and commercial integrity in such matters, physicians who are employed, contracted for administrative duties or performing research with Baylor Scott & White Health seek advanced approval for certain new Industry relationships, and report their Industry relationships and activities to the Office of Corporate Compliance annually for review.

Baylor Scott & White Health publicly discloses reported payments to these physicians and their immediate family members of $5,000 or more from Industry companies with which the physicians interact as part of their professional activities.The information on this website may differ somewhat from information on other publicly available databases due to different reporting periods, definitions, or reporting requirements.Patients may visit CMS’ Open Payments Database for more information, and should feel free to speak with their physician about relationships with Industry.

As of May 13, 2019, Allison Joy Achilefu, MD  has reported no outside relationship with Industry that is applicable to this listing.

Reviews(158)
Overall: 4.8*
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Feb 8, 2020
Dr Achilefu is very kind, easy to talk to & listens to my concerns. She did everything I expected her to & more.
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Feb 8, 2020
awesome
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Feb 7, 2020
An easy and comfortable visit as always with Dr. Achilefu! Almost like talking to my sister.
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Feb 5, 2020
Much care and concern. very satisfied.
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Jan 31, 2020
DR Achilefu does not rush you and listens to your concens an gives explanations that i can understand.
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Jan 31, 2020
best doctor ever
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Jan 28, 2020
Dr Achilefu is a great doctor. She is warm, caring and truly makes you feel at ease. Been a long time, since I have found a doctor I feel this way about.
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Jan 27, 2020
Achilefu is a caring, pleasant doctor. Her practice hours are not as convenient as I would like.
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Jan 24, 2020
Dr Achilefu is always friendly and courteous taking her time to assist. she definitely has good bedside manner which seems to be lacking in most places so I commend her for her kindness and thoroughness.
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Jan 23, 2020
VERY GOOD
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Jan 18, 2020
it was first time visiting and was very happy
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Jan 12, 2020
always great service
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Jan 10, 2020
She is a beautiful soul, well spirited, and very professional.
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Jan 8, 2020
Dr. Allison Achilefu cares about her patients.
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Jan 6, 2020
whenever I come for a check up or for a health concern, I am treated like I am the most important patient there. there have been time I came but was unable to see my doctor, but saw a different one, they still treated me like I was important.
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Jan 4, 2020
Dr Achilefu is an exelaint Dr I would recommend her to anyone I know.
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Jan 3, 2020
She was very caring and took the time to listen and understand me about my child!
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Jan 1, 2020
After being without a PCP for a long period of time. I came across this young doctor. All, I would like to say is she has met my expectations and I am.very happy with her. She listens to her patients!
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Dec 28, 2019
nice and expressed concern.
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Dec 27, 2019
very nice and professional!
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Dec 26, 2019
Love Dr Achilefu, she takes time to listen and visit with you regarding your concerns.
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Dec 22, 2019
very good doctor
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Dec 21, 2019
Always a good experience
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Dec 7, 2019
always nice, answer all questions asked and always encouraging
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Dec 7, 2019
My care provider is the greatest!!
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Dec 4, 2019
She was easy to talk and asked me questions about my confition and was very knowledgeable in her answers. I felt very comfortable speaking with her.
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Nov 30, 2019
Dr Achiliefu was very concerned with my problem and provided the best care for me. The staff an nurses were great overall everything was great. I know she has the best interest in my condition. I will recommend her practice to everyone.
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Nov 26, 2019
I love my provider. I am an informed consumer of health care and this provider is the best partner I could have to provide my health care. She is professional, caring, and informed. What a great asset she is!
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Nov 15, 2019
Dr. Achilefu is always friendly, never keeps me waiting and always addresses any concerns I may have. She always gives me time to ask questions, if I have any. Probably the best family doctor I've ever had.
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Nov 13, 2019
excellent service
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Nov 11, 2019
very professional yet caring.
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Nov 10, 2019
As an elderly, retired RN, I tend to be very particular in evaluating any physician, etc. that I go to for my care. Having said that, I was very impressed with Dr. Achilefu and hope she will continue to be my care provider for years to come. Also impressed with her staff, the lab folks and the NEW clerk on the front desk.
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Nov 6, 2019
Out of all the doctors I can recall going to, Dr. Achilefu is the best! she is so sweet and caring and it shows in her demeanor and the way she talked to me. I absolutely adore her and will keep her as my primary care physician.
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Nov 1, 2019
I love Doctor Achilefu, she's always so caring and kind. Will always go back to her for my medical needs!
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Oct 26, 2019
Excellent .
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Oct 24, 2019
Everyone was very concerned about my problem. Dr. A took action in treating my problem right away and I have healed. Every thing is always very clean.
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Oct 24, 2019
Dr Achilefu is a great, caring doctor. She is always attentive and shares her insight, relates to my perspective and is a great partner in my healthcare.
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Oct 21, 2019
very personable, kind and very willing to listen and help me anyway possible.
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Oct 19, 2019
Dr. Achilefu was incredibly courteous and helpful during my visit.
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Oct 16, 2019
She listens to my concerns. Responds with knowledgeable and helpful answers. Wonderful Primary Care Provider.
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Oct 16, 2019
loved the Dr!! very friendly, caring, and knowledgable
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Oct 16, 2019
Dr. Allison Achilefu is without a doubt one of the very best primary care physician's currently practicing family care. She asks questions, listens, and makes sound recommendations. Her concern for my overall health is always her first consideration.
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Oct 16, 2019
Very professional, yet exhibits the ability and desire to candidly discuss any issues in an understandable manner that is easily understood by the layperson.
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Oct 11, 2019
I was pleased to be seen so quickly.
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Oct 9, 2019
This visit was actually the best doctor's office visit I've ever had! everyone was so friendly and cared for me well. I would definitely recommend this doctor and office!
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Oct 5, 2019
Dr. achilifue is really good about explaining everything I ask about. she has me feeling and leaving well informed.
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Oct 5, 2019
I had a very pleasant experience with all the staff even the lab. thank you
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Sep 30, 2019
Dr. Achilefu is a very caring doctor. She listens to the issues and examed me to insure that all necessary steps were taken to insure I get better!
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Sep 29, 2019
great
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Sep 27, 2019
I really feel comfortable with Dr. Achileiu, she shows concern and answers any questions I might have.
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Sep 27, 2019
Dr. Allison Achilefu was AMAZING. The moment I got to the parking lot I immediately called my mom and sister and told them THIS is the kind of primary care provider you want. the next day I called my aunt with the same message. she is thorough. when listens fully and she is a problem solver. she seems to care about connecting the dots between who you are, your hobbies, your occupation, your entire backstory to what ailment you are presenting with. she is fabulous.
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Sep 24, 2019
The provider, nurses and staff all did a wonderful job, and they were very friendly & caring.
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Sep 23, 2019
I felt very good about the visit,the doctor and staff were very patient and polite and asked me if I needed anything
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Sep 20, 2019
This was my first time seeing this Dr and she spent her time listening to everything I had to say and was very nice. She made me feel reassured and answered all my questions
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Sep 18, 2019
Dr. Allison- Achilifu is the best physician that I have ever had as my primary care physician. She is so smart and very caring. I truly value her professionalism.
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Sep 15, 2019
spent valuable time with me listening and trying figure out what was causing my symptoms. excellent with the online follow up on lab results and questions
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Sep 14, 2019
always smiling and friendly
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Sep 14, 2019
This is my fourth visit to the clinic and I have had a great experience every time. Thank you!
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Sep 13, 2019
Doc and her staff are always awesome. I come in with a laundry list of things to go over and they address each one and follow up with me. I really like how promptly they reply tot he messaging app and call me back.
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Sep 10, 2019
The doctor was super nice, showed genuine concern, answered my questions, listened to what I had to say. She made recommendations and overall just a super individual. I am so glad that I chose her.
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Sep 8, 2019
It was a little frustrating that for both issues I was referred to other care providers.
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Sep 8, 2019
everything was good
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Sep 7, 2019
So sweet and very attentive and helpful.Answered all questions I had.
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Sep 5, 2019
She was attentive and very personable.
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Sep 4, 2019
My new Dr Is AWESOME ! Dr Achilefu is what I have been looking for and more. I had been with my wonderful Dr in CT for 30 years and had not found that level of care in any other practioner since that time. If I could rate her a "20" I definitely would. She made me comfortable, provided information on all of my conditions that truly helped me to understand her treatment plans. Unlike a prior local provider, Dr Achilefu put me totally at ease. She made me feel like I had known her for years. It showed also in a great BP reading. Dr Achilefu restored my confidence in the local medical profession.
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Sep 4, 2019
so caring, professional, knowledgeable, thorough, patient, no rushing, great listerner
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