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Bill Shumate, MD

Family Medicine

Accepts New Patients
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About Bill Shumate, MD

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 - Plano
  • Baylor Scott & White Medical Center - Lake Pointe
Insurance Accepted
*Accepted plans and benefits may vary by location.
INSURANCE PLAN
ACCEPTS NEW PATIENTS
Aetna - Aetna Signature Administrators
Aetna - Choice POS II
Aetna - Elect Choice
Aetna - Health Network Only
Aetna - HMO
Aetna - Managed Choice
Aetna - Open Access Elect Choice
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Aetna - Open Access HMO
Aetna - Open Access Managed Choice
Accepts New Patients
Aetna - Open Access Select
Aetna - Open Choice PPO
Aetna - QPOS
Aetna - Select SM
Aetna - US Access
Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Access PPO
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Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Extended PPO
Accepts New Patients
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 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 - 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 - Traditional
Brookshire Brothers - Brookshire Brothers Employee Plan (Nexcaliber)
Cigna - CAC Plan
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Cigna - Cigna Choice Fund
Cigna - Flexcare
Cigna - Great West Open Access PPO-Open Access
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Cigna - Great West PPO
Accepts New Patients
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 - FirstCare Advantage Dual SNP (HMO SNP)
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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 - 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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Magellan - Navigator Networks
Magellan - Pinnacle Networks
Magellan - STAR
Magellan - STAR Kids
Magellan - Summit Networks
Medicaid - AmeriGroup
Medicaid - Superior HealthPlan
Medicaid - Traditional Medicaid
Medical Development International - MDI
Medicare Railroad - Medicare Railroad
Medicare - Traditional Medicare
Accepts New Patients
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
Accepts New Patients
PHCS Network - Private Health Care SYstem PPO
Accepts New Patients
Reny Company - Workers Comp
Rockport - Workers Comp
Sedgwick Preferred Network f/k/a Southwest Medical - Workers Comp
Superior - Ambetter Balance Care - Silver
Accepts New Patients
Superior - Ambetter Essential Care - Bronze
Accepts New Patients
Superior - Ambetter Secure Care - Gold
Accepts New Patients
Superior - CHIP Perinate
Superior - Foster Care
Superior - STAR
Tricare - Tricare Extra
Tricare - Tricare Prime
Tricare - Tricare Select
TriWest - VA-PCCC
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 POS
Accepts New Patients
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
Accepts New Patients
UnitedHealth - Select Plus POS
Accepts New Patients
UnitedHealth - STAR
UnitedHealth - STAR Kids
UnitedHealth - STAR+PLUS
University Mary Hardin - Baylor-Employee Benefit Plan
Your rights and protections against surprise medical bills

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Background

Education
  • Medical School: 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 Shumate, MD  has reported no outside relationship with Industry that is applicable to this listing.

Reviews (169) for Bill Shumate, MD

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Jun 27, 2022
Always a pleasant, professional and courteous experience
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Jun 23, 2022
It's a shame Dr Shumate is leavingBS&W is letting an incredible doctor get away.
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Jun 23, 2022
Very thankfulFor Dr. Shumate and his thoughtful care for us all these years.
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Jun 21, 2022
Have been seeing him many years. Will definitely miss him.
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Jun 20, 2022
The care and the service that I received was very professional as always
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Jun 15, 2022
Very good
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Jun 14, 2022
I am very sad to hear he is leaving. He has been my doctor for 18 years. He will be missed
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Jun 11, 2022
Dr Shumate is the BEST! He always takes good care of me. He saved my life when I had a heart attack several years ago. Without his knowledge and swift action. I would have died. Dr Shumate is best GP doctor I have ever gone to!!!
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Jun 11, 2022
Excellent.
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Jun 7, 2022
Good
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Jun 6, 2022
Dr Shumate was terrific! Very nice and friendly to start. And did great job with toenail. Talked me thru procedure.
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Jun 3, 2022
Dr. Shumate was, as always, very kind and friendly. He showed great concern for my well being and made sure I understood any possible issues. When my test results came back, he called me personally and promptly. I appreciate the care he has provided to me and my family over the years.
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Jun 2, 2022
I have used this provider for years due to his consistent, competent and compassionate quality of care. I am a registered nurse myself and he provides the type of care we all appreciate .
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Jun 2, 2022
Dr. Shumate was very compassionate and thorough. He was very caring and generous giving me an adequate amount of time to address very serious concerns and issues.
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May 28, 2022
I love going here!
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May 28, 2022
Everything went smoothly and quickly.
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May 28, 2022
Dr Shumate is an Excellent care provider who cares about his patients. I am sorry he will be leaving
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May 27, 2022
Dr Shumate will take my heart with him when he leaves, he has been more then just a doctor to me he was my family & my friend I'm blessed to have known him
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May 26, 2022
Dr Shumate and his staff are always professional and courteous
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May 25, 2022
Dr. Shumate and his staff are amazing. It is very sad he is leaving.
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May 19, 2022
The best
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May 19, 2022
Dr. Shumate and his staff are solid. High integrity, care and concern for me and my family. I am deeply grateful for this staff.
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May 16, 2022
Dr. Shumate has been my PCP for quite some time. I always appreciate that he listens to and addresses any concerns that I have
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May 15, 2022
Great doctor
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May 14, 2022
Best of the best!
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May 13, 2022
I am going to miss him. He is a great doctor, a good, caring, respectful person.
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May 11, 2022
I am really going to miss Dr. Bill Shumate when he leaves this office in one month. He has been my wonderful doctor for over twenty years! Boo hoo
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May 11, 2022
Dr. Shumate is the best.
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May 11, 2022
Dr. Shumate is extremely interested in my well being. He takes the time to explain any questions I'm having. He's the best provider I have ever had!
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May 7, 2022
Dr Shumate is very kind, compassionate, friendly and knowledgable! He is a blessing to the medical community.
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May 5, 2022
Dr. Shumate is a very good physician. He listens to his patients and really cares about their concerns.
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May 5, 2022
Very caring doctor spent considerable time with me going over all my issues Explained in detail treatment options
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May 3, 2022
Many years of solid care. I have the highest confidence in Dr. Shumate.
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Apr 29, 2022
I have been a patient of Dr Shumate for approximately 3 years now and have been pleased with the care provided by him and the staff. I really hate to see him leave, but wish him luck.
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Apr 26, 2022
The very BEST
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Apr 23, 2022
Dr. Shumate has always been kind, caring, empathetic, knowledgeable and professional. I greatly appreciate his genuine concern and respect his opinions. I wish more doctors were like him!
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Apr 22, 2022
Dr Shumate is one of the best doctors I have had the pleasure of seeing. His informative deamenor and his wonderful attitude certainly ensures that I am able to discuss my health concerns openly.I cherish this and it certainly is a great experience receiving care from Dr. Shumate.
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Apr 19, 2022
My general health has always been at the best since Dr Bill Shumate has been taking care. Thank you!!!
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Apr 16, 2022
Dr. Shumate has been our family practitioner for almost 20 years. He comes absolutely recommended with the very highest praise. We trust his judgment and all things medical without any reservation or hesitation.
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Apr 15, 2022
I wish this provider was not leaving as I chose him prior to the entry of Baylor Scott & White.
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Apr 15, 2022
Always very professional,informative, and always took time to explain in detail so you have a clear understanding. Dr Shumate in my eyes has saved my life twice , early detection cancer and early detection of heart issues. I am deeply grateful for Dr Shumate. Entire staff has slays been great.
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Apr 8, 2022
Dr Shumate and his staff are the best!
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Apr 7, 2022
Provider was very friendly and showed a lot of care
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Apr 5, 2022
Dr Shumate has always taken care to think of my health holistically, remembers my other conditions, asks about my family, and listens well.
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Apr 5, 2022
Dr. Shumate took the time to check out a foot problem l have and his NurseGave me some helpful Information about one of the vaccine shot Im fixing to get.
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