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Bill George Shumate, MD

Family Medicine
Accepts New Patients
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About
Prior to joining Family Medical Center at Garland, Dr. Shumate was the Medical Director at the Family Practice Clinic of the United State Air Force Academy Hospital in Colorado Springs, CO. He also participates in community services projects, Project Access and Hope Clinic. A native Texan, living in Houston and Plano most of his life, Dr. Shumate and his wife, Karla have eleven children. Dr. Shumate enjoys skiing, hiking, camping, music and is involved in church activities.

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 - Lake Pointe
  • Baylor Scott & White Medical Center - Plano
Insurance Accepted
*Accepted plans and benefits may vary by location.
INSURANCE PLAN
ACCEPTS NEW PATIENTS
Aetna - HMO
Aetna - Open Access Elect Choice
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Aetna - Open Access HMO
Aetna - Open Access Managed Choice
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Aetna - QPOS
Aetna - US Access
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 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 - Federal Select PPO
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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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Cigna - CAC Plan
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Cigna - Great West Open Access PPO-Open Access
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Cigna - Great West PPO
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Cigna - Open Access Plus
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Cigna - PPO
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First Health - First Health PPO
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Healthscope - DART ACO
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Healthscope - DART ACO Flex
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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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Humana - ChoiceCare Preferred Network
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Humana - Commercial PPO Plans
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Humana - Medicare Advantage Plans
Imagine Health - EPN
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Medicaid - Traditional Medicaid
Medicare - Traditional Medicare
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PHCS Network - Beech Street of Texas PPO
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PHCS Network - Private Health Care System PPO
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Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Plus HMO
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Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Plus PPO
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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 Network-Group
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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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UnitedHealth - Charter EPO
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UnitedHealth - Charter HMO
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UnitedHealth - Charter POS
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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 - Navigate EPO
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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 - PPO
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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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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
  • Medical School: Ut Southwestern Medical School, Dallas, Tx (1994)
  • Education: University of Texas Southwestern Medical School (1994)
  • Internship: Family Practice, McLennan County Medical Education & Research (1995)
  • Residency: Family Practice, McLennan County Medical Education & Research (1997)
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 11, 2020, Bill George Shumate, MD  has reported no outside relationship with Industry that is applicable to this listing.

Reviews(420)
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Sep 13, 2020
Great as usual.
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Sep 10, 2020
we always refer our friends to him
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Sep 9, 2020
The best ever, I was able get in and out, no wasted time. it was awesome
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Sep 1, 2020
excellent
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Aug 23, 2020
Everything was fine
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Aug 22, 2020
Everytime I go see Dr. Shumate, his practice is very welcoming, professional and clean. I have always been impressed.
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Aug 21, 2020
Dr. Shumate is a wonderful clinician, and I'm happy with the care he's provided me for my annual physicals thus far.
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Aug 20, 2020
Dr. Shumate is the best.
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Aug 19, 2020
excellent
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Aug 12, 2020
always nice and caring.
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Aug 11, 2020
Excellent as always!
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Aug 11, 2020
Very friendly..Ask about any issues.. reminded me of things that are due concerning my health.
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Aug 10, 2020
Dr Shumate is absolutely great provider. He examined me thoroughly to find the root cause.
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Aug 7, 2020
A little too technical/clinical/robotic
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Aug 6, 2020
long time patient Dr shumate superior as always
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Jul 31, 2020
Dr shumate is always kind, knowledgeable, and a good communicator.
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Jul 31, 2020
I've been a patient of Dr. Shumate for 10+ years. He is the best! He takes a holistic approach to my health and addresses interactions of my medications. I recently recommended that my wife change her primary physician to Dr. Shumate. She saw him for the first time in early July and is extremely with his care.
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Jul 29, 2020
seemed very concerned about my issue and provided extensive details
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Jul 29, 2020
I can't imagine going to anyone else.
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Jul 24, 2020
Dr. Shumate is very caring and very thorough. He has helped my family through some difficult heath issues. He has always gone above and beyond to help my family.
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Jul 24, 2020
very friendly and personable. didn't feelrushed and provided a thorough annualwellness check.
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Jul 23, 2020
Dr. Shumate treats me like family. I always brag about him to family and friends.
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Jul 23, 2020
Excellent in every way!!!
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Jul 22, 2020
Dr. Shumate and his staff always shows concern and compassion
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Jul 20, 2020
always willing to listen and always attentive. always a pleasure which is has not always been my experience with other providers.
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Jul 17, 2020
Dr. Shumate took time to answer any questions/concerns I had. Great doctor!
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Jul 17, 2020
Very good overall. Very personable and takes time to answer all your concerns.
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Jul 17, 2020
Dr Shumate displays a genuine concern for my well being. He is both a good listener and an articulate care giver. I am completely confident in his abilities and methodologies as my primary care physician.
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Jul 16, 2020
Dr Shumate is focused, thorough, & kind
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Jul 13, 2020
excellent been seeing dr Shumate for 10 years s
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Jul 11, 2020
Dr. Shumate is the best. My husband and I are both blessed to be under his and his staff's care for over 15 years.
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Jul 10, 2020
Always the best care.
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Jul 10, 2020
he is caring and thorough. amazing dr.
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Jul 10, 2020
Dr. Shumate was very nice and very professional. it was obvious that he totally cared about me. He never hesitated to answer any question. And he gave detailed explanations.
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Jul 6, 2020
Very knowledgeable and easy to work with
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Jul 4, 2020
I got fully attention from my provider. He answered all the questions l have.
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Jul 1, 2020
HE WAS VERY PATIENT AND KNOWLEGABLE AND COMPASSIONATE
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Jun 27, 2020
always have a good experience at this facility and with this doctor and his crew.
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Jun 26, 2020
He has been our Family doctor for 10+ years & he is a good Doctor .
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Jun 26, 2020
Dr Shumate is always very knowledgeable about my issues and very friendly and helpful. His nurses and assistants are also.
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Jun 24, 2020
my experience was great! I felt all possible safety precautions were taken. thank you!
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Jun 23, 2020
Dr Shumate is interested in the whole person and their well being.
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Jun 20, 2020
Best Doctor I ever had!
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Jun 20, 2020
excellent
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Jun 20, 2020
Dr. Shumate is always willing to take the time necessary to listen and provide feedback.
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Jun 20, 2020
I have been seeing Dr. Shumate for around 2 years. I recommended that my son start seeing Dr. Shumate since he is now 19 years old. Our appointments on Thursday were my son's first visit to Dr. Shumate. He also liked Dr. Shumate's manner and will be back to see him again.
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Jun 18, 2020
Awesome service
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Jun 17, 2020
Dr. Shumate is a thorough physician. He ensures I understand the diagnosis, care, and treatment options. He is intelligent and very hard working. More than once, I've gotten calls later in the evening where he acts upon results from lab work done and quickly addresses, prescribes and further explains. He is a wonderful doctor!
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Jun 17, 2020
dr. shumate has been my family and I's Doctor for almost a decade. he gives sound counsel, ask great questions and models HIGH LEVEL integrity around me and my family. my wife is grateful for his expertise and both of my sons think is very cool
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Jun 16, 2020
Dr. Shumate is amazing and we will only see him for our family. He and his nurses are wonderful.
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Jun 16, 2020
excellent
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Jun 15, 2020
awesome
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Jun 12, 2020
friendly, concerned. listens. not in a hurry to get out of the room.
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Jun 12, 2020
Dr. Shumate is an experienced, personable physician. He is attentive and knowledgeable about how to apply lab results to my various autoimmune conditions.
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Jun 11, 2020
Always a good experience with Dr. Shumate.
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Jun 10, 2020
love em
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Jun 10, 2020
knowledgeable, caring, very professional
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Jun 8, 2020
very friendly and helpful
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Jun 8, 2020
I have been using Dr. Shumate for 19 years, so he must be doing a great job or I wouldn't keep returning.
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Jun 7, 2020
I've always had the best service with my care provider there very caring to ur needs. Dr. Shumate has always been there for me and my concerns about my health.
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Jun 7, 2020
Best Doctor ever!
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Jun 5, 2020
Very good
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Jun 5, 2020
We love Dr. Shumate. He saved my youngest sons life last year when he recognized his symptoms as Appendicitis after other care providers missed it. He shows the same thorough care for all 3 of our boys. So thankful for him.
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Jun 2, 2020
very thorough and caring
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Jun 1, 2020
Dr. Shumate is an excellent doctor!
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Jun 1, 2020
I really like Dr. Shumate because he listens to me. This hasn't been my experience with other doctors I have seen throughout my life. He is my 3rd doctor over a 25 year or so time frame and all 3 have been superb. The staff is working very hard during these trying times but they were fast and very nice.
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May 31, 2020
Dr Shumate is a wonderful, caring doctor.
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May 28, 2020
Dr. Shumate and his team are the best! I am provided the best care and feel warmth, respect, and compassion. My issues are resolved each time.
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May 28, 2020
Dr. Shumate, is always kind, always up-to-date on treatment modalities, and very attentive to the patient's comments and questions.
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May 23, 2020
I have been a patient of Dr. Shumate for oner 10 years.
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May 22, 2020
Dr Shumate comes to the office prepared and ready to answer questions. He is cordial but professional. His follow up for tests is prompt. We are pleased with the relationship.
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May 22, 2020
Very thorough and caring. Great listener.
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May 22, 2020
Good listener and update on the portal was quick efficient.
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May 20, 2020
Always wonderful
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May 18, 2020
Best experience since 1999. In and out in no time. I loved it.
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May 18, 2020
great
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May 17, 2020
Dr. Shumate and his staff are always wonderful. Their professionalism is the "tops"! I am never disappointed.
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May 9, 2020
Considering the environment we are in today the entire staff did a wonderful job! Dr Shumate never rushes you and answers all your questions. Love the portal concept, makes it very convenient.
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Apr 6, 2020
careful review. easy to speak with, cross checking symptoms.
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