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Charles Herbert Stern, MD

Family Medicine
Accepts New Patients
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Serving all people by providing personalized health and wellness through exemplary care, education and research.

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 - Hillcrest
  • Baylor Scott & White Medical Center - Temple
Insurance Accepted
*Accepted plans and benefits may vary by location.
INSURANCE PLAN
ACCEPTS NEW PATIENTS
Aetna - Aetna Signature Administrators
Accepts New Patients
Aetna - Choice POS II
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Aetna - Elect Choice
Accepts New Patients
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 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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Baylor Scott & White Quality Alliance - DFW ConnectedCare
Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Advantage HMO
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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
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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 - Indemnity
Accepts New Patients
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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Cigna - Cigna Choice Fund
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Cigna - EPO
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Cigna - HMO
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Cigna - HMO Open Acces
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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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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 - STAR Medicaid - MRSA
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Healthscope - DART ACO
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Healthscope - DART ACO Flex
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Humana Behavioral - Tricare Members only
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Humana - ChoiceCare
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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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Medicare Railroad - Medicare Railroad
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Medicare - Traditional Medicare
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Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Plus HMO
Accepts New Patients
Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Plus PPO
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Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Preferred EPO Network
Accepts New Patients
Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Preferred HMO - Large Group
Accepts New Patients
Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Preferred HMO Network - Group
Accepts New Patients
Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Preferred PPO Network
Accepts New Patients
Scott & White Health Plan - BSWH Employee Network - PPO & HSA
Accepts New Patients
Scott & White Health Plan - BSWH Employee Network - SEQA & EQA
Accepts New Patients
Scott & White Health Plan - EPO Network-Group
Accepts New Patients
Scott & White Health Plan - EPO Network-Individual/Family
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Scott & White Health Plan - ERS BSW Preferred HMO Network
Accepts New Patients
Scott & White Health Plan - HMO Network - Large Group
Accepts New Patients
Scott & White Health Plan - HMO Network-Group
Accepts New Patients
Scott & White Health Plan - HMO Network-Individual/Family
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Scott & White Health Plan - McLane Group Network
Accepts New Patients
Scott & White Health Plan - PPO Choice Network
Accepts New Patients
Scott & White Health Plan - PPO Choice Preferred 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 - 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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Tricare - Tricare Extra
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Tricare - Tricare Prime
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Tricare - Tricare Select
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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
Accepts New Patients
UnitedHealth - Core Choice Plus POS
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UnitedHealth - Core EPO
Accepts New Patients
UnitedHealth - Core HMO
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UnitedHealth - Navigate EPO
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UnitedHealth - Navigate HMO
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UnitedHealth - Navigate HMO+
Accepts New Patients
UnitedHealth - Navigate POS
Accepts New Patients
UnitedHealth - Options PPO
Accepts New Patients
UnitedHealth - PPO
Accepts New Patients
UnitedHealth - Select +
Accepts New Patients
UnitedHealth - Select EPO
Accepts New Patients
UnitedHealth - Select HMO
Accepts New Patients
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: Medical Doctor, University of Texas Medical School (San Antonio) (1986)
  • Residency: Family Medicine, Memorial Hermann Hospital System-Houston (Texas) (1989)
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, Charles Herbert Stern, MD  has reported no outside relationship with Industry that is applicable to this listing.

Reviews(229)
Overall: 4.9*
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Sep 11, 2020
excellent communication with the doctor and nurse
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Sep 7, 2020
Dr. Stern is a great provider that is concerned with my well-being.
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Sep 2, 2020
He always takes time to listen and offers help. I feel he cares.
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Aug 31, 2020
Dr. Stern has been my PCP for 25 years. Without a doubt, he is the best doctor I have ever had! His compassionate nature accompanied with his medical expertise ranks him as "The Best of the Best" as far as I am concerned. I hope he NEVER retires! My sincere thanks to Dr. Stern for the best care EVER.
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Aug 29, 2020
Dr. Stern is the best !
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Aug 27, 2020
I have a very good doctor
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Aug 27, 2020
I'm grateful because Dr.Stern shows true concern and sincere devotion to his medical profession. I would not be as healthy as I am without him. I credit my well-being to his knowledge and guidance.
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Aug 26, 2020
Dr. Stern is so concerned about how you feel. He is the best doctor.
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Aug 26, 2020
I hope Dr. Stern doesn't retire any time soon. He is the best physician I have ever had.
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Aug 25, 2020
Dr stern has always done great but he seemed a little rushed this time. just a general comment
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Aug 24, 2020
As always I can depend on him to see to it I get the care I need. He always explains everything to me and encourages me to do what I need to do.
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Aug 21, 2020
Excellent
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Aug 20, 2020
Always top notch Professional
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Aug 18, 2020
Excellent
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Aug 11, 2020
Dr. Stern is an amazing provider. He is extremely knowledgeable and make me feel comfortable that I am being cared forin all areas.
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Aug 7, 2020
best most considerate caring doctor in the world
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Aug 6, 2020
I have had Dr. Stern as My Primary Care Physician for 23 Years, This Dr.and His Staff are the epitome of what Health Care should be. .
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Aug 5, 2020
excellent
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Jul 31, 2020
Awesome very courteous and professional very caring.
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Jul 29, 2020
Friendly, knowledgeable, concerned. Very good doctor.
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Jul 29, 2020
Courteous, Professional, and Knowledgeable. Dr. Stern is an excellent medical doctor.
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Jul 24, 2020
Dr. Stern always listens to my/our concerns and addresses them professionally. I love his personality and friendliness. He always shows that he cares about my well-being by asking questions about how my family is doing.
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Jul 24, 2020
Dr. Stern is always professional, informative, and knowledgeable.
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Jul 23, 2020
very personal and caring , even gave me a hug and let me know he too was concerned about my condition also , bed side manners go along with with the great knowledge that he has being a great Dr.
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Jul 23, 2020
Dr Stern is always caring and compassionate, easy to discuss any issue with and keeps up with current health changes and treatments. If he doesn't immediately know the answer to a question he finds out and follows up. Very glad to have him for a pcp.
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Jul 18, 2020
excellent
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Jul 17, 2020
Dr. Stern is kind, has a great sense of humor, and is concerned about my welfare. He listens when I share concerns I have about my health conditions. I am grateful he is my doctor.
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Jul 17, 2020
always excellent
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Jul 17, 2020
Dr. Stern is always in a cheerful mood. When I told him of my problem, he did what I hoped he would do to diagnose the pain in my hip and thigh. We were in agreement of the best way of treatment for relief of my discomfort.
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Jul 16, 2020
Dr Stern is the best doctor i have been to. Always is informative. He is always concerned. My family goes to him also.
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Jul 13, 2020
He always seems relaxed and takes time to explain tests. He gives clear instructions regarding medications and actions he would like for me to take to improve my health. The staff at this clinic are all very pleasant and professional.
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Jul 12, 2020
Wonderful
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Jul 9, 2020
Dr. Stern is a caring, engaged professional and I appreciate his care and concern for my healthcare.
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Jul 8, 2020
Dr Stern is a great family physician.
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Jul 7, 2020
Concerned about my issue, expanded thoroughly, and provided advise for continued care.
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Jul 6, 2020
Dr. Stern is everything you ever want in your personal physician!
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Jul 6, 2020
Excellent care.Dr. Stern is a very knowledgeable and courteous doctor.
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Jun 30, 2020
Stern is the best doctor! everyone is great!
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Jun 30, 2020
Dr. Stern and his staff take care of me the way I want to be taken care of, with dignity, respect, and compassion.
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Jun 26, 2020
Dr. Stern is the best primary Doctor I ever had. His whole staff is great.
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Jun 25, 2020
very pleased
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Jun 23, 2020
dr stern is the best. he listens, he cares and will let you know if you need to take better care of yourself and how.
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Jun 23, 2020
I have known dr. Stern for a long time and he has been my primary care provider. Scott what is always done a good job and I trust everything that occurs during his done with my healthcare.
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Jun 12, 2020
Dr Stern is wonderful!
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Jun 8, 2020
I have been very pleased with Dr. Stern. He is wonderful.
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Jun 8, 2020
dr stern is great!
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Jun 5, 2020
very knowledgeable and caring physician.
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Jun 5, 2020
Excellent as always.
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Jun 5, 2020
good doctor
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Jun 5, 2020
He better never retire or I will be really sad. I do not know what I would do without him
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Jun 4, 2020
Dr. Stern is a good Doctor he always shows great concern for his patients.
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Jun 3, 2020
I love Dr Stern ! He always listens and acts like you are his only patient. He never rushes.
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May 31, 2020
best doctor i have ever met
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May 29, 2020
He took the necessary time to answer all my questions and made sure that I understood all his directives and advice.
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May 28, 2020
Dr. Stern is very caring and does all he can to make you feel better.
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May 27, 2020
I have been going to this clinic for years and I would not choose another dr. He has always cared about my problems and has always treated me with respect and answered. any concerns I have. Some other drs. could take Dr. Stern's bed side matters and learn a lot.
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May 24, 2020
good
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May 22, 2020
Excellent
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May 21, 2020
superior
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May 17, 2020
very good
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May 16, 2020
Perfect customer service!
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May 14, 2020
been my doctor over 20 years, i will not switch!
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May 13, 2020
always very informative and caring
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May 2, 2020
just awesome
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Apr 29, 2020
was very concerned about my worries for my son and was very helpful on helping talking to my son
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Apr 8, 2020
I really respect Dr Stern
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