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Bill George Shumate, MD

Family Medicine
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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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FirstCare Health Plans - FirstCare Access PPO Network
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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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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 - Individual Marketplace
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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-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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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 Aug 25, 2020, Bill George Shumate, MD  has reported no outside relationship with Industry that is applicable to this listing.

Reviews(381)
Overall: 4.9*
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Dec 20, 2020
Excellent!
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Dec 18, 2020
He took the time to fully duscuss all my items.
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Dec 18, 2020
Long time patient, excellent provider.
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Dec 17, 2020
Dr Shumate is awesome. He has been taking care of my health for over 20 years. He is the BEST
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Dec 15, 2020
Love Dr Shumate and his staff
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Dec 14, 2020
Dr Shumate has been my doctor for several years. He is always friendly and takes time to listen and answer all questions I may have. He is the BEST!!
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Dec 12, 2020
I appreciate that he takes the time to listen to my concerns and talk with me. He treats me with respect and dignity.
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Dec 11, 2020
you can't find a better than Dr Shumate i trust his advice on my health he takes care of you like a family member.
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Dec 10, 2020
Dr. Shumate is the best! He takes the time to listen to me and understands my problem before he diagnoses me. I am so proud to be on his patient list!
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Dec 10, 2020
Dr. Shumate is always professional and has a good caring manor.
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Dec 8, 2020
The BEST!
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Dec 6, 2020
It is always very professional and Dr. Shumate listens intently to every word I speak. He is a very caring doctor.
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Dec 2, 2020
very good listener- most important!answered all my questions concerns in a language I could understand.
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Dec 1, 2020
best listener and give extra extra time . even talk to kids about their school and future . he is the best.
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Nov 30, 2020
Two thumbs up!
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Nov 30, 2020
I have always enjoyed Dr. Shumate's medical opinions and communication style.
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Nov 29, 2020
Dr. Shumate did a masterful job removing a mole. I typically went to a dermatologist but he competes easily with their dedicated skills. Very pleased with his work.
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Nov 28, 2020
Thank Dr Bill .sh take care of me.
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Nov 26, 2020
dr Shumate has been my doctor for 20 years. I wouldn't want anyone else
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Nov 21, 2020
Long time patient and I had come to think of Dr. Shumate and his staff like friend. Continue to have good experience and look forward to each visit. I still feel at ease with Dr. Shumate.
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Nov 20, 2020
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Nov 19, 2020
muy bien
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Nov 19, 2020
Very pleased with staff and facilities I very much appreciate the time and care provided by Dr. Shumate.
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Nov 18, 2020
Dr. Shumate has always been a straight shooter and good and explaining any health insights and concerns.
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Nov 14, 2020
He appeared concerned and tested every concern that I had.
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Nov 13, 2020
have great confidence in Dr.Shumate...he is very professional and credit to your organization.....would not care for any other Dr.
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Nov 11, 2020
Dr. Shumate listens well and explains well about health concerns and treatments for the health problems that I have.
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Nov 3, 2020
outstanding
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Nov 2, 2020
listened patiently to all of my issues.
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Nov 2, 2020
Dr. Shumate is the best. I recently switched to him, and should have done it a long time ago. I have seen a lot of family practice doctors and he is the most knowledgeable. I am in good hands.
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Oct 21, 2020
Answered all our questions & concerns with knowledge and confidence.
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Oct 19, 2020
very. good thank you
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Oct 18, 2020
Very satisfied and pleased with visit with Dr. Shumate. I have total trust in Dr. Shumate's care.
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Oct 16, 2020
Dr Bill Shumate demonstrates a genuine interest and concern for my overall health. He gives clear and honest responses to my questions about my health, I feel fortunate to have found him to be my primary care physician.
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Oct 10, 2020
Dr. Shumate is a wonderful doctor.
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Oct 8, 2020
great experience. the doctorand staff took time with any questions or concerns i had regarding my health.
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Oct 8, 2020
Dr Shumate is probably the best family physician that I have ever had and I am 65 years young.
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Oct 7, 2020
Dr Shumate is a highly knowledgeable doctor with a great bedside manner
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Oct 7, 2020
Listens well. Attitude great.
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Oct 6, 2020
took the time to explain things that we might not have understood otherwise really was thorough examination covering quite a few things that we didn't on our last visit
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Oct 6, 2020
Dr. Shumate provides excellent care, he makes sure to gather all the information to help him provide the best care possible. He is kind and makes you feel important, he truly cares. He treats his nurse with respect and his whole team is exceptional. I wouldn't want another Doctor!
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Oct 5, 2020
I have been with Dr Shumate for over 15 years. They are the best when provide their clients care. They make you feel like family. Have no doubt they are the best.
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Sep 29, 2020
Excellence care provider
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Sep 26, 2020
Dr. Shumate always takes time to listen to my questions and explain fully his answers and the plan going forward.
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Sep 25, 2020
i have recommended my provider to many others.
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Sep 25, 2020
Overall good experience. he asked questions and answered my questions. Received the results of my bloodwork quickly and was contacted by Dr Schumate to follow up.
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Sep 25, 2020
Dr. Shumate has been my doctor for years because of the excellent all around service that he and his staff offer. I have grown to know everyone and they always remember me and treat issues with the utmost care.
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Sep 24, 2020
the staff an doctor work. as a unit to make the patienc feel at ease. exectent caare
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Sep 22, 2020
Dr. Shumate is a top professional and has always taken care of me and my family with care and compassion.
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Sep 21, 2020
very concerned
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Sep 20, 2020
Dr. Shumate and staff provided excellent care. they show genuine concern and respect for me.
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Sep 19, 2020
Dr Shumate and his staff are always very helpful and professional. We have been patients of Dr Shumate for 20 years.
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Sep 17, 2020
Dr. Shumate and his team are the best
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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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