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Ashwini Bhat, MD

Medical Oncology

Accepts New Patients
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About Ashwini Bhat, MD

Serving all people by providing personalized health and wellness through exemplary care, education and research.

LanguagesEnglish
Ages SeenAdults, Geriatrics
Hospital Affiliations
  • Baylor Scott & White Medical Center - Temple
  • Baylor Scott & White Continuing Care Hospital - Temple
Insurance Accepted
*Accepted plans and benefits may vary by location.
INSURANCE PLAN
ACCEPTS NEW PATIENTS
Aetna - Aetna Signature Administrators
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Aetna - Choice POS II
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Aetna - Elect Choice
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Aetna - Health Network Only
Aetna - Health Network Option
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Aetna - HMO
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Aetna - Managed Choice
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Aetna - Open Access Elect Choice
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Aetna - Open Access HMO
Aetna - Open Access Managed Choice
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Aetna - Open Access Select
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Aetna - Open Choice PPO
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Aetna - QPOS
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Aetna - Select SM
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Aetna - US Access
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 Choice Preferred Network
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Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - PPO Network-Group
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Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - Pyco Industries Employee Plan
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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
Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Advantage Gold
Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Advantage HMO
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Advantage Silver
Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Choice Plus
Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Choice PPO
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Essentials
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Essentials Access HMO
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Premier
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Premier Open Access HMO
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Federal Select PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield - Indemnity
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Medicare Advantage
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Medicare Advantage - EFH Retirees
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Medicare Advantage - Oncor
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - ParPlan
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - STAR Kids
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Traditional
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Brookshire Brothers - Brookshire Brothers Employee Plan (Nexcaliber)
Cigna - CAC Plan
Cigna - Cigna Choice Fund
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Cigna - EPO
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Cigna - Flexcare
Cigna - HMO
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Cigna - HMO Open Acces
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Cigna - HMO Open Access
Cigna - HMO/POS
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Cigna - LocalPlus
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Cigna - LocalPlusIN
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Cigna - Network
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Cigna - Network Open Access
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Cigna - Network POS
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Cigna - Open Access Plus
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Cigna - POS
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Cigna - POS Open Access
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Cigna - PPO
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Consolidated Association of Railroad Employees - Self-Insured Employee Plan
Coventry - Coventry/First Health
Envolve Vision - Envolve Vision
EyeMed Vision - EyeMed Vision
First Health - First Health PPO
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 - CHIP
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FirstCare Health Plans - FirstCare Access PPO Network
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FirstCare Health Plans - FirstCare Advantage Dual SNP (HMO SNP)
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FirstCare Health Plans - FirstCare Select HMO Network
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FirstCare Health Plans - FirstCare Select Plus HMO Network
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FirstCare Health Plans - Hendrick Health Employee Plan
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FirstCare Health Plans - Pyco Industries Employee Plan
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FirstCare Health Plans - STAR Medicaid - MRSA
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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
HealthSmart - HealthSmart Preferred Care EPO
HealthSmart - HealthSmart Preferred Care GEPO
HealthSmart - Preferred Network
Humana Behavioral - Tricare Members Only
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Humana - ChoiceCare
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Humana - ChoiceCare Preferred Network
Humana - Commercial HMO Plans
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Humana - Commercial PPO Plans
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Humana - Humana Preferred
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Humana - Medicare Advantage Plans (exclude Southwestern Health Resources Network)
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Humana - National POS
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Imagine Health - EPN
Independent Medical Systems - IMS Network
Magellan - CHIP
Magellan - Navigator Networks
Magellan - Pinnacle Networks
Magellan - STAR
Magellan - STAR Kids
Magellan - Summit Networks
Medicaid - AmeriGroup
Medicaid - Oklahoma Medicaid
Medicaid - Parkland HealthFirst
Medicaid - Superior HealthPlan
Medicaid - Traditional Medicaid
Medical Development International - MDI
Medicare Railroad - Medicare Railroad
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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
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
Superior - Ambetter Secure Care - Gold
Superior - CHIP
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Superior - CHIP Perinate
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Superior - Foster Care
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Superior - STAR
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Superior - STAR+PLUS
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Three Rivers Network - Three Rivers Network
Tricare - Tricare Extra
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Tricare - Tricare Prime
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Tricare - Tricare Select
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TriWest - VA-PCCC
United Behavioral Healthcare/Optum - United Behavioral Healthcare/Optum
UnitedHealth - AARP Medicare Complete
UnitedHealth - Charter EPO
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UnitedHealth - Charter HMO
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UnitedHealth - Charter POS
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UnitedHealth - CHIP
UnitedHealth - Choice +HMO
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UnitedHealth - Choice EPO
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UnitedHealth - Choice HMO
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UnitedHealth - Choice Plus POS
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UnitedHealth - Core Choice Plus POS
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UnitedHealth - Core EPO
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UnitedHealth - Core HMO
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UnitedHealth - Dual Complete Medicare Advantage
UnitedHealth - Group Medicare Advantage
UnitedHealth - Medicare Complete
UnitedHealth - Medicare Gold
UnitedHealth - Medicare Silver
UnitedHealth - Navigate EPO
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UnitedHealth - Navigate HMO
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UnitedHealth - Navigate HMO+
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UnitedHealth - Navigate POS
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UnitedHealth - Nexus ACO OA
UnitedHealth - Options PPO
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UnitedHealth - PPO
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UnitedHealth - Secure Horizons
UnitedHealth - Select +
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UnitedHealth - Select EPO
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UnitedHealth - Select HMO
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UnitedHealth - Select Plus POS
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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
Your rights and protections against surprise medical bills

Insurance listings are subject to change without prior notice. Please call your physician's office or your health or insurance plan to verify coverage information prior to scheduling your visit or procedure. Not all members participating in contracted networks have "in network" access. In network participation may change from time to time without prior notice. Independent providers (which could include, for example only, anesthesiologists, radiologists, pathologists, emergency medicine physicians, advance practice professionals, and other independent providers of health care services) may deliver part of your care, and such providers may be considered out-of-network on your health and insurance plans even if the Facility may be considered in network. If you desire additional information as to the providers who may be involved in providing your care, you can either ask your treating provider (who may know some of the specialists or groups who could be involved) or you can request a list of Facility-based physician groups by calling the following toll free number: (877) 810-0372. This list is updated annually and is subject to change without prior notice.

Background

Education
  • Education: Bachelor of Medicine/Surgery, Government Medical College & Hospital (2004)
  • Residency: Internal Medicine, Cooper Medical School of Rowan University (2008)
  • Fellowship: Hematology/Oncology, Cooper Medical School of Rowan University (2011)
Certifications
  • Hematology - American Board of Internal Med/Hematology
  • Medical Oncology - American Board of Internal Med/Medical Oncology
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, Ashwini Bhat, MD  has reported no outside relationship with Industry that is applicable to this listing.

Reviews (166) for Ashwini Bhat, MD

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Sep 7, 2022
Very compassionate and explained throughly my condition.. She answered my questions. I did not feel rushed and left my appointment with a good feeling and felt I was in good hands ..
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Sep 1, 2022
Dr. Bhat has been my doctor through five years of cancer treatment! She is a caring and excellent! I appreciate all she has done!
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Aug 30, 2022
Excellent
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Aug 28, 2022
Our interactions are always very personal and very professional, informed and reassuring.
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Aug 27, 2022
I am thankful for good care
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Aug 25, 2022
She was very informative
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Aug 24, 2022
I have been seeing Dr. Bhat for 4 years and she has always been kind, helpful and thorough.
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Aug 23, 2022
A very kind and nice. Person. Before she come in the room she has notebook with ALL results that she had already checked out. Discusses everything in detail and explains it. She is the best.
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Aug 23, 2022
Very good
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Aug 20, 2022
Explained in detail everything. She answered my questions to satisfaction.
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Aug 19, 2022
Great
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Aug 19, 2022
Very nice
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Aug 17, 2022
Very informative and attentive
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Aug 16, 2022
Informative
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Aug 15, 2022
She was very patient and informative explaining about the cancer treatment and why the pill method was the best. Dr. Bhat also compassion.
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Aug 13, 2022
I would definitely recommend her, and I have on several occasions.
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Aug 13, 2022
She listened to my description of problems intently and knew my history well. She alleviated my concerns after conducting exams and explained to me in details. (I've had cognitive problems due to brain surgeries and chemo treatments. And she's extremely patient with me.) We need more caring doctors like her.
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Aug 12, 2022
Dr Bhat is the best! She is kind, considerate, listens carefully and answers questions. She is very knowledgeable about what she does. She is very punctual!! She is simply put the best!!
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Aug 12, 2022
Dr. Bhat cares about her patients.. That shines through. She is thorough and answers questions sincerely and honestly..The only wish would be to spend more time with her but I'm pleased with the time she spends..
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Aug 12, 2022
Dr. Bhat is thorough, patient, and makes patients feel cared for a heard. She is a wonderful doctor. I always leave her office feeling informed and comforted.
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Aug 4, 2022
Doctor Bhat was very thorough and nice. I am very impressed with BaylorScott&White It is a very organized hospital. All of my doctors are there and they follow up on appointments and scheduling.
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Aug 3, 2022
Very nice and very professional. Explaned what care was needed.
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Jul 31, 2022
Awesome
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Jul 30, 2022
Acted like she was in a hurry
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Jul 29, 2022
Very thorough and thoughtful
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Jul 28, 2022
Dr Bhat is very astute and strives not only for the best outcome for her patience but also shows concern and offers good advice for their comfort during treatment.
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Jul 26, 2022
She always listens to me and ask me how I'm doing
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Jul 26, 2022
Dr. Bhat is very professional and she listens to any concerns that I have.
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Jul 25, 2022
Dr. Bhat is an excellent physician. She is very compassionate regarding the care of her patients and very knowledgeable on the treatments needed.
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Jul 23, 2022
This Doctor does the best of her knowledge
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Jul 23, 2022
Dr. Bhat has been my mother's oncologist for a decade. She's very passionate about her work, and expresses care & compassion at every visit. She is a wonderful blessing.
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Jul 23, 2022
She is a wonderful, caring, knowledgeable doctor!
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Jul 23, 2022
I always feels like she genuinely care about helping me get better
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Jul 21, 2022
I love how Dr Bhatt cares about her patients and goes the extra mile to answer all questions and concerns without making us feel stupid
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Jul 17, 2022
Wonderful caring
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Jul 12, 2022
I was given very good care.
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Jul 9, 2022
Dr. Bhat was certainly a competent physician. More importantly, she had a great bedside manner. She showed great compassion and answered all of my questions thoroughly.
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Jul 8, 2022
Dr. Bhat explained the results of my surgery thoroughly. She explained two possible medications, the benefits and possible side effects, and expressed concern for my bone density. She ordered a same-day scan to consider before we decide which prescription to use. I appreciate her concern.
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Jun 12, 2022
Really appreciate Dr. Bhat. She's professional, doesn't pull any punches, is very upfront about my concerns. I trust her.
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Jun 7, 2022
Comfortable visit with Dr. Bhat.
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Jun 6, 2022
She was very attentive and listened to concern I had. Very professional!!
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Jun 5, 2022
Excellent as always.
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Jun 4, 2022
Very professional and answers questions
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Jun 2, 2022
She cares about the whole person.
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Jun 1, 2022
I Love Dr. Bhat! I trust her with my life.
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May 29, 2022
Dr. Bhat is very caring, takes time with you, and answers all your questions so that you can understand. She has been great during my breast cancer ordeal.
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May 26, 2022
Dr. Bhat has always been caring diligent concerning my care in the 6 yrs since I have been in her care.
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May 26, 2022
Awesome
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May 26, 2022
She adjusted schedule due to surgeon recommended to be seen sooner. Thank you
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May 21, 2022
Again, Dr. Bhat is another awesome provider that I have been blessed to have for one of my care providers!! She always makes me feel comfortable and is so very kind and caring.
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May 20, 2022
I am confident that dr bhat cares about my health
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May 8, 2022
Very good
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Apr 29, 2022
The Dr explained in detail and was pleased with her advice after the visit.
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Apr 29, 2022
She answered all my questions & concerns. She put my mind at ease.
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Apr 28, 2022
Dr Bhat is always so thorough, courteous and kind!
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Apr 28, 2022
I'm very satisfied with my care provider
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Apr 23, 2022
Very nice
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Apr 21, 2022
I appreciate the time and interest Dr. BHAT showed me. She answered my questions.
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Apr 18, 2022
Dr Baht is the best doctor there,she really priorities you, she cares for you, she puts your health first, and of course she's beautiful in and out, and my family loves her, thank you Doc.
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Apr 17, 2022
Dr. Bhat treated me with the utmost respect and I was very impressed with her knowledge of my case and the treatment I would need.
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Apr 14, 2022
Dr Bhat is a very good doctor, always prepared with your chart review before she enters the room!
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Apr 13, 2022
Love Dr. Bhat. She always listens to concerns and discusses options for treatment. Excellent treatment provider.
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Apr 8, 2022
Very good
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Apr 8, 2022
Dr Bhat seems gueniunly concerned about her patients condition and anything she can do to assist. She is willing to spend time with her patients and answer their questions. She did not push medication on me but simply told me what the drug would do and not do and allowed me to make my own decision. That was the best part! She was listening to my reasons for choosing the way I did. I will strongly recommend Dr. Bhat!
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Apr 5, 2022
I have been seeing this provider for many years and am very happy with every visit. She is friendly and and informs me of what is going on and always very positive.
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