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Ambarish Gopal, MD

Interventional Cardiology

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About Ambarish Gopal, MD

Ambarish Gopal, MD, FACC, FSCCT, FSCAI is a clinical, imaging and interventional cardiologist at The Heart Group in Plano. He is formally trained in transesophageal echocardiography, nuclear cardiology, and cardiac magnetic resonance imaging. Dr. Gopal is a renowned expert in cardiac and vascular CT imaging. He currently serves as Medical Director of Cardiovascular CT Imaging Services at the Center for Advanced Cardiovascular Care&trade , The Heart Hospital Baylor Plano. He is internationally recognized and extensively published in the field of cardiovascular CT and has trained numerous cardiologists and radiologists in advanced cardiovascular imaging.

LanguagesEnglish
Ages SeenAdults, Geriatrics
Hospital Affiliations
  • Baylor Scott & White Medical Center - Plano
  • Baylor Scott & White The Heart Hospital - Plano
  • Baylor Scott & White The Heart Hospital - Denton
Insurance Accepted
*Accepted plans and benefits may vary by location.
INSURANCE PLAN
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Aetna - Aetna Signature Administrators
Aetna - Choice POS II
Aetna - Elect Choice
Aetna - Health Network Only
Aetna - Health Network Option
Aetna - HMO
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Aetna - Managed Choice
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
Aetna - Open Choice PPO
Aetna - QPOS
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Aetna - Select SM
Aetna - US Access
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Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Access PPO
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Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Extended PPO
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Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Plus HMO
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Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Plus PPO
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Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Preferred EPO Network
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Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Preferred HMO - Individual Marketplace
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Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Preferred HMO Network - Group
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Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Preferred PPO Network
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Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - BSW SeniorCare Advantage HMO
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Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - BSW SeniorCare Advantage PPO
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Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - BSWH Employee Network - PPO & HSA
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Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - BSWH Employee Network - SEQA & EQA
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Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - Covenant Preferred HMO
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Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - EPO Network-Group
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Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - EPO Network-Individual/Family
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Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - ERS BSW Preferred HMO Network
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Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - Hendrick Health Employee Plan
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Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - HMO Network-Group
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Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - HMO Network-Individual/Family
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Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - McLane Group Network
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Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - PPO Choice Network
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Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - PPO Network-Group
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Baylor Scott & White Quality Alliance - DFW ConnectedCare
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Bell County Public Health District - Bell County Public Health District
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
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
Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Premier
Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Premier Open Access HMO
Blue Cross Blue Shield - Federal Select PPO
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Indemnity
Blue Cross Blue Shield - Medicare Advantage
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
Blue Cross Blue Shield - STAR Kids
Blue Cross Blue Shield - Traditional
Brookshire Brothers - Brookshire Brothers Employee Plan (Nexcaliber)
Cigna - CAC Plan
Cigna - Cigna Choice Fund
Cigna - EPO
Cigna - Flexcare
Cigna - Great West Open Access PPO-Open Access
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Cigna - Great West POS
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Cigna - Great West PPO
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Cigna - HMO
Cigna - HMO Open Access
Cigna - HMO/POS
Cigna - LocalPlus
Cigna - Network
Cigna - Network Open Access
Cigna - Network POS
Cigna - Open Access Plus
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Cigna - POS
Cigna - POS Open Access
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
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FirstCare Health Plans - BSW Plus HMO
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FirstCare Health Plans - BSW Plus PPO
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FirstCare Health Plans - BSW Preferred HMO Network - Group
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FirstCare Health Plans - Hendrick Health Employee Plan
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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
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HealthSmart - HealthSmart Preferred Care EPO
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HealthSmart - HealthSmart Preferred Care GEPO
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HealthSmart - Preferred Network
Humana Behavioral - Tricare Members Only
Humana - ChoiceCare
Humana - ChoiceCare Preferred Network
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Humana - Commercial HMO Plans
Humana - Commercial PPO Plans
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Humana - Medicare Advantage Plans
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Humana - National POS
Imagine Health - EPN
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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
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Medicaid - Parkland HealthFirst
Medicaid - Superior HealthPlan
Medicaid - Traditional Medicaid
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Medical Development International - MDI
Medicare Railroad - Medicare Railroad
Medicare - Traditional Medicare
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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
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Reny Company - Workers Comp
Rockport - Workers Comp
Sedgwick Preferred Network f/k/a Southwest Medical - Workers Comp
Superior Vision - Superior Vision
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
Superior - CHIP Perinate
Superior - Foster Care
Superior - STAR
TexasFirst Health Plan - Texas Plus HMO
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Three Rivers Network - Three Rivers Network
Tricare - Tricare Extra
Tricare - Tricare Prime
Tricare - Tricare Select
TriWest - VA-PCCC
United Behavioral Healthcare/Optum - United Behavioral Healthcare/Optum
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
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+
UnitedHealth - Navigate POS
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UnitedHealth - Nexus ACO OA
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UnitedHealth - NexusACO R
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UnitedHealth - PPO
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UnitedHealth - Secure Horizons
UnitedHealth - Select EPO
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UnitedHealth - Select HMO
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UnitedHealth - Select Plus POS
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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
  • Medical School: Chingleput Medical College (1992)
  • Internship: Pediatrics, Henry Ford Hospital (1995)
  • Residency: Internal Medicine, Henry Ford Hospital (1998)
  • Fellowship: Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism, Indiana University School of Medicine (1999)
  • Fellowship: Cardiovascular CT Imaging, LAC-Harbor-UCLA Medical Center (2007)
  • Fellowship: Cardiology, Loma Linda University Medical Center (2011)
  • Fellowship: Interventional Cardiology, University Of Southern California (2012)
Certifications
  • Cardiovascular Disease - American Board of Internal Med/Cardiovascular Disease
  • Interventional Cardiology - American Board of Internal Med/Interventional Cardiology
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 Aug 25, 2020, Ambarish Gopal, MD  has reported no outside relationship with Industry that is applicable to this listing.

Reviews (216) for Ambarish Gopal, MD

Overall: 4.9*
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Sep 9, 2022
My wife see him too. We are very happy with him.
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Sep 8, 2022
Dr. Ambarish Gopal is always very thorough in explaining you conditions or procedures & tests done. He is very kind & patient with me. He answers all of my questions. His staff is also very kind kind & professional.
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Sep 2, 2022
Felt comfortable discussing my medial history. Pleasant time
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Aug 31, 2022
Dr Gopal is an amazing doctor, very helpful, compassionate and very caring he address every issue carefully to assess my diagnosis and give me the best remedy for my condition to get me better thank you Dr Gopal for all you do .
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Aug 25, 2022
Good bedside manner
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Aug 25, 2022
Very nice Doctor but to early to rate him
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Aug 25, 2022
He is as good a doctor I ever been to. He explained everything where is was easy to understand and was very patient and answered all questions. What was Impressive was he had complete knowledge of my history, condition and of the test I just took. He was not using my chart to pull the answers from where most doctors do a lot of this as they enter the room. I work at a high level and appreciate others that do the same. Highest marks for Dr. Gopal
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Aug 24, 2022
Dr Gopal listens to your concerns and doesn't rush you.
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Aug 23, 2022
Knowledgeable, caring, thorough, conservative in approach.
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Aug 23, 2022
Very friendly-not hurried-listened to my thoughts-sent me for further testing
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Aug 19, 2022
Very knowledgeable and respectful of patient
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Aug 19, 2022
I have been seeing him over 10 years. He is great. Will answer all questions.
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Aug 18, 2022
Very detailed
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Aug 13, 2022
Dr. Gopal is most concerned about my well being and health. He is knowledgeable and up to date on my health and heart issues.
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Aug 11, 2022
I had no complaints and thought all matters were handled very professionally.
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Aug 9, 2022
Best.
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Aug 9, 2022
Great and fast service
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Aug 9, 2022
Dr Gapol was very comforting and knowledgeable. I felt like he was really interested in me and my condition. I'm so glad my doctor referred me to him. The staff was very nice and I didn't have a long wait at all!
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Aug 9, 2022
Very professional and thorough
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Aug 5, 2022
Dr. Gopal is an excellent doctor I would not change my doctor for a new one I would recommend him highly to my friends and people in need
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Aug 5, 2022
Patient, explains everything thoroughly. Includes patients decisions on care when appropriate
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Aug 4, 2022
I feel confident in his medical decisions regarding my health. I hope to keep coming to him for attention to the specific medical needs I might need. I have the utmost confidence in his advice, and his opinions.
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Aug 3, 2022
Very professional and very kind Doctor and staff.
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Aug 3, 2022
Attentive & listens closely - very easy to talk to and trust
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Jul 21, 2022
Professional! Wonderful experience and all questions answered.
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Jul 19, 2022
First class service
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Jul 19, 2022
Cares for the patient. Recommends possible testing to be done and co-ordinates scheduling any testing.
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Jul 15, 2022
I cannot give higher praise for the care and wisdom I received yesterday. Best of the best!!!!
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Jul 14, 2022
Love A. Gopal he is very attentive, and concerned about well being and whether you had to wait too long.
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Jul 14, 2022
Thoughtful. Takes time. Has a sense of humor. Shows his humanity.
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Jul 13, 2022
Excellent experience with Dr. Gopal. He was courteous and explained treatment plan to me in a very understandable way. Will definitely recommend him to my friends.
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Jul 12, 2022
Always listens to concerns ; very thorough in explaining purpose and procedures of tests. Kind and thoughtful.
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Jul 9, 2022
Nice, Friendly, Spoke in simple Non-Physician language when needed to explain issues as needed. He explained in such a way that few If any questions were needed by me.
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Jul 6, 2022
Good listener, knowledgeable
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Jul 3, 2022
Dr. Gopal is caring and explains things very well. I can ask him anything. I feel safe and well cared for.
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Jul 1, 2022
Best Doctor in Baylor I have met so far. Carefully and patiently listened and never showed any urgency to leave nor broke the conversation .best specialist doctor I've ever met.my 5 stars to the Doctor. Wish Baylor hires more Doctors like Dr.Gopal.
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Jun 29, 2022
Treated very well.
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Jun 28, 2022
Love this office and Dr. Gopal.Always professional and understands and helps with my questions
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Jun 25, 2022
Dr. Was very nice and explain the situation good and the nurse was very nice
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Jun 21, 2022
Ambarish Gopal
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Jun 17, 2022
He's the best!!
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Jun 14, 2022
Dr Gopal has the best bed side manner. Feel I am in the best hands possible. He was personable, very comprehensive, understandable, relatable, and caring. I am very happy with Dr Gopal. Thank you.
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Jun 14, 2022
The very best cardiologist. Answers my questions and always very knowledgeable and professional.
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Jun 8, 2022
Excellent
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May 20, 2022
Dr Gopal is one of the best Physicians I have
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May 17, 2022
Great doctor and service
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May 12, 2022
From Dr. Gopal to the Nurses and Staff is outstanding
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May 11, 2022
Great
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May 7, 2022
EXCELLECT. One of the Best, most efficient and concerned Doctors I have met in my health care history.
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May 6, 2022
The service was very good and questions answered in a very professional manner
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May 3, 2022
Have always liked Dr. Gopal. He is friendly and answers all my questions and takes time with me.
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May 3, 2022
Dr Gopal and the whole staff were first class!
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Apr 29, 2022
As usual, Dr. Gopal is always very good. It's a very good relationship.
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Apr 22, 2022
Excellent
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Apr 21, 2022
Very satisfactory
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Apr 21, 2022
Care was very good. Doctor is always very courteous and professional.
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Apr 21, 2022
I have been very happy with the care provided by Dr Gopal. I would certainly recommend him to others.
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Apr 21, 2022
He needs to slow his talk down in speed a lot. There are some things my wife and I do not understand because of his fast talk. My wife ask him to slow down and his nurse said she was putting all info down on paper so we could take it home and read it. He never did slow down.
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Apr 19, 2022
Professional and caring
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Apr 14, 2022
Great. Very compassionate and interested in my care
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Apr 14, 2022
Dr Gopal is excellent
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Apr 12, 2022
Was good.
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Apr 12, 2022
Excellent
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