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Charles Herbert Stern, MD

Family Medicine
Accepts New Patients
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About
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
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Aetna - Choice POS II
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Aetna - Elect Choice
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Aetna - Health Network Only
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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
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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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Aetna - US Access
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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 HMO
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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
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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
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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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Cigna - CAC Plan
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Cigna - Cigna Choice Fund
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Cigna - EPO
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Cigna - Flexcare
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Cigna - HMO
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Cigna - HMO Open Access
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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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Healthscope - DART ACO
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Healthscope - DART ACO Flex
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Humana - ChoiceCare
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Humana - ChoiceCare Preferred Network
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Humana - Commercial HMO Plans
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Humana - Commercial PPO Plans
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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 - Traditional Medicare
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Medicare Railroad - Medicare Railroad
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Scott & White Health Plan - HMO Network-Group-ORX Broad
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Scott & White Health Plan - HMO Network-Individual/Family-ORX Broad
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Scott & White Health Plan - HMO Network - Large Group
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Scott & White Health Plan - PPO Network-Group-ORX Broad
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Scott & White Health Plan - EPO Network-Group-ORX Broad
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Scott & White Health Plan - EPO Network-Individual/Family-ORX Broad
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Scott & White Health Plan - PPO Choice Network
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Scott & White Health Plan - PPO Choice Preferred Network
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Scott & White Health Plan - Cigna PPO Network - Out-of-Area Member Plan
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Scott & White Health Plan - Texas Statewide PPO
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Scott & White Health Plan - PHCS/OPTUM - PPO Network - Out-of-Area Member Plan
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Scott & White Health Plan - 2018 SeniorCare (Cost) Network
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Scott & White Health Plan - McLane Group Network
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Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Preferred HMO Network-ORX Broad
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Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Preferred PPO Network-ORX Broad
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Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Preferred EPO Network-ORX Broad
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Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Preferred HMO - Large Group
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Scott & White Health Plan - ERS BSW Preferred HMO Network
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Scott & White Health Plan - TRS - Active Care Participants Network
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Scott & White Health Plan - 2018 Vital Traditions Medicare Advantage Network (HMO)
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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 - RightCare STAR Medicaid 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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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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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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Texas Medicaid & Healthcare Partnership (TMHP) - TMHP Medicaid
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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 - AARP Medicare Complete
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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 - CHIP
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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 - Dual Complete Medicare Advantage
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UnitedHealth - Group Medicare Advantage
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UnitedHealth - Medicare Complete
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UnitedHealth - Medicare Gold
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UnitedHealth - Medicare Silver
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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
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UnitedHealth - NexusACO R
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UnitedHealth - Options PPO
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UnitedHealth - PPO
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UnitedHealth - Secure Horizons
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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
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UnitedHealth - STAR Kids
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UnitedHealth - STAR+PLUS
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UnitedHealth - UHC West Signature Value Gated HMO
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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
  • Residency: Family Medicine, Memorial Hermann Hospital System-Houston (Texas) (1989)
  • Residency: Family Medicine, University Of Texas Medical School (San Antonio) (1989)
  • Medical School: Medical Doctor, University Of Texas Medical School (San Antonio) (1986)
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 13, 2019, Charles Herbert Stern, MD  has reported no outside relationship with Industry that is applicable to this listing.

Reviews(224)
Overall: 4.9*
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Aug 16, 2019
Dr Stern has always listened to us and been attentive to our health issues. We feel we can trust his recommendations for our health.
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Aug 10, 2019
He is vrry good have been my doctor for many years
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Aug 10, 2019
would not want to go to another place when your Dr gives you a hug and shows concern why would you
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Aug 6, 2019
I feel that this provider is concerned about the patient and truly wants to help them become better physically. I trust their advice.
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Aug 1, 2019
Dr. Stern is very thorough and very caring. I couldn't be happier with my doctor.
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Jul 26, 2019
Dr Stern and his staff are the best!
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Jul 26, 2019
Trust in S&W is what has been earned from many visits witj Dr. Stern over the years. The fact that S&W attracts and retains professionals like Dr. Stern is the key to keeping S&W as my first choice for medical care and needs.
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Jul 25, 2019
Dear Stern and his nurse, were courteous and professional. They were aware and knowledgeable about my medical history and records.
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Jul 23, 2019
love Dr. Stern. Not sure what we will do if he ever retires.
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Jul 19, 2019
I thought x-rays might be required, and dreading having to come back a second time for x-rays. Imagine my delight to find out that the x-rays could be made at the same time and very efficiently. And the time involved in the visit and the x-rays was superb. And the answers came back immediately.
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Jul 19, 2019
Dr.Stern is the most caring and compassionate Dr. I have ever had. He is cognizant of my feelings now that I am older and makes things easy for me. I am a Christian and Love Dr. Stern
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Jul 18, 2019
Dr. Stern is compassionate and knowledgeable. Excellent service and manner
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Jul 18, 2019
Dr Stern listens and gives practical suggestions. He takes what I say and truly listens. if it's a normal part of aging he tells me. If there issomething that can help that he learned at a conference he shares that with me. He treats me compassionately and professional! a true gift to his profession.
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Jul 16, 2019
Dr. Stern the best provider I have ever dealt with.
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Jul 16, 2019
the provider made me feel like I was crazy for coming in for my issue. he spent maybe 5 mins in the room. I felt like I didnt acheive anything with this visit.
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Jul 13, 2019
I have always had very good service with Scott & White. I would recommend Dr. Stern. he has been excellent doctor for my family.
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Jul 12, 2019
AWESOME!
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Jul 11, 2019
always address any and all concerns . answers all questions and makes sure I understand all his answers .
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Jul 10, 2019
Excellent provider - shows care and interest in every respect. Not too many like him.
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Jul 8, 2019
he is a great doctor
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Jul 5, 2019
Dr. Stern is the BEST!
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Jul 5, 2019
listened to my questions...thoroughly answered them
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Jul 5, 2019
good as always
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Jul 4, 2019
dr stern has been with me for more than 29 years and has taken care of my medical needs and given me great support
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Jul 2, 2019
like dr stern a lot but he has to many patients
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Jun 29, 2019
Dr. Stern always provides me with such complete care. He listens to any of my concerns and helps me understand so clearly. I feel so fortunate to have him as my care provider.
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Jun 28, 2019
Tis is the first time I have seen Dr. Stern.
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Jun 27, 2019
Been going to Dr. Stern for many years. Could not receive better care. He is a great doctor.
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Jun 26, 2019
very professional & knowledgeable of myhealth issues. Giving me ideas to help mewith better breathing. always well prepared.
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Jun 25, 2019
he has always taken good care of me trough the many years he has been my doctor. he is the best.
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Jun 25, 2019
Dr Stern and his nurse are wonderful! very caring and thorough.
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Jun 24, 2019
Dr Stern always provides excellent, professional, and compassionate care. He is a credit to the medical profession in every respect.
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Jun 22, 2019
i wouldn't go anywhere else. most efficient and knowledgeable place I have experienced in medical services. Highly recommend when i get the chance.
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Jun 19, 2019
fine
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Jun 19, 2019
Dr. Stern is always kind, caring and professional. i believe he genuinely cares about me.
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Jun 18, 2019
have not used another provider in 30 years.
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Jun 18, 2019
very professional and helpful. I'm feeling better
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Jun 18, 2019
thank you so much for helping me.
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Jun 16, 2019
Dr Stern is a great listener, and answers all your questions
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Jun 13, 2019
great
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Jun 12, 2019
He was caring and thoughtful. I feel better already,
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Jun 12, 2019
I absolutely love Dr. Stern and everyone else is so polite and respectful. You don't experience this much these days. I wouldn't want to go anywhere else!
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Jun 11, 2019
reviewed up coming immun. & preventive care to be considered. answered my questions well.
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Jun 7, 2019
Good caring doctor.
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Jun 7, 2019
Dr. Stern is the best MD I have ever had to take care of my medical needs.
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Jun 6, 2019
Trust Dr. Stern so much.
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Jun 6, 2019
Dr. Stern was fully present during my visit. He clearly loves being a primary care physician and works in great partnership between with the patient. He is very skilled in relationships, and he has a deep respect and love for people. He's inspired and inspiring. I felt lighter when I left his office than when I came in.
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Jun 6, 2019
Great
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Jun 5, 2019
very good as always
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Jun 4, 2019
We are very thankful for the excellent care our daughter received.
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Jun 4, 2019
Stern & his longtime nurse are wonderful! They are quintessential professionals, plus just great people!
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Jun 2, 2019
great
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Jun 1, 2019
dr stern is so kind and attentive. I'm very pleased with his care. very personable!
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May 31, 2019
Dr. Stern is always friendly and a good listener as I explain my conditions. He discribes my ailments in a way that I can easily understand, I trust him fully to provide me the best care available.
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May 29, 2019
I had never seen Dr. Stern (he was the only doctor working on Sunday), but would use him as my regular doctor if I had the need to change from my current provider.
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May 29, 2019
World Class Service
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May 27, 2019
dr. stern reps. Scott & White very well.As does the whole staff , thanks for takening care of my family.
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May 25, 2019
Dr. Stern has been my doctor for many years. He's always giving me more time than the actual appointment allotted time per visit.
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May 24, 2019
very informative
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May 23, 2019
My doctor is wonderful.
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May 23, 2019
It was and always is a good experience, and we have a mutual exchange of information about my care.
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May 23, 2019
He is a great doctor.
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May 19, 2019
Dr. stern shows compassion to me very visit. He is comprehensive and knowledgeable.
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May 18, 2019
Dr. Stern manages to be extremely professional and compassionate at the same time. He always takes time to listen and talk about my health conditions, carefully explaining my treatment options.
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May 17, 2019
Been my doctor for several years.
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May 16, 2019
Dr. Stern is very concerned and caring regarding all aspects of the patient's life...very warm and loving doctor.
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May 14, 2019
Love this Doc, always caring and willing to listen to everything I ask or worries I may have!! Great Doctor!!!
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May 10, 2019
very pleased
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May 9, 2019
Always so prompt to see the doctor or whatever I am having done.
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May 8, 2019
Dr Stern provides expert care and is very knowledgeable.
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May 3, 2019
Dr. Stern is a caring care provider. He is one of the best. He has always made sure that I was taking care of and wend needed for other care he has always recommend me to a Dr. that I felt comfortable with. He is a great doctor.
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May 2, 2019
Dr. Stern cares about his patients. I don't always like the suggestions he makes, but I know he is right and is trying to help me improve my health.
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May 1, 2019
excellent
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May 1, 2019
Dr. Stern is the best physician I have ever had. He is knowledgeable, thorough, and very competent. He listens to you with great care and provides thoughtful answers. I recommend him without reservation!
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May 1, 2019
DR STERN WAS VERY NICE AS USUAL!
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May 1, 2019
Dr Stern is an excellent primary care physician.
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Apr 30, 2019
Dr. Stern addressed my injury and we decided what type of action we needed to take.
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Apr 25, 2019
Always great care
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Apr 23, 2019
I've been a patient of Dr. Stern's for about 20 years--he's always been caring and helpful. He's the BEST in my opinion!!
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Apr 18, 2019
Excellent
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Apr 17, 2019
Dr Stern is the absolutely best caregiver ever!
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Apr 16, 2019
service was excellent
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Apr 16, 2019
Dr stern sees to it that anything I need to do for my health is often addressed before I ask about it. He makes me feel safe and know that I will be taken care of. If he feels I need to see a specialist quickly he calls himself and sets up my appointment such as heart.
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Apr 16, 2019
Very satisfied
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Apr 14, 2019
The provider was very knowledgeable and respectable. He also listened to my questions and concerns and we made a decision together as to what treatment would be used.
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Apr 11, 2019
Very patient knowledgeable, courteous, good listener all and all great doctor.
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Apr 11, 2019
Dr.Stern is a good doctor! My family is his patients too. We think very highly of him and the care he provides for us.
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Apr 10, 2019
hope I can have him till my end!
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Apr 9, 2019
It is always a pleasure visiting with Dr. Stern. He is extremely courteous and professional and puts me at ease and truly makes me feel like he cares about my wellbeing. I don't know what I would do if I ever had to find another Dr.! Dr. Stern is an invaluable asset at Scott and White!
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Apr 2, 2019
Dr Stern is always the best, I hope SW appreciates the fine dr they have in him .
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Apr 2, 2019
great
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Apr 2, 2019
Excellent!
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Apr 2, 2019
Dr. Stern is very thoughtful and caring. he always does his best to take care of all my needs including anything with any of the other doctors.
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Apr 1, 2019
He's friendly, open to questions & makes you feel at ease.
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Mar 29, 2019
The best.
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Mar 28, 2019
Dr. Stern is an amazing doctor! He's so dedicated and always up-to-date on anything that might affect my illness. I feel very lucky to have him as my doctor and so glad he's at Baylor Scott & White!
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Mar 27, 2019
This doctor has wonderful people skills. He never talks down to me, he's encouraging and takes time to listen. I wish the lady who checked me out would have listened to me...her disgust was apparent in her tone and body language.
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Mar 26, 2019
Great care, could not ask for better.
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Mar 26, 2019
best doctor i ever had!!!!
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Mar 26, 2019
dr Stern has been my doctor for years. he is the best. very thorough, patient, courteous and a true gentleman. He has been my dr for years.
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