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Christian Thomas Royer, MD

Foot and Ankle Surgery, Orthopedic Surgery

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About Christian Thomas Royer, MD

Dr. Christian Royer is a native of Pennsylvania and graduated from the College of William and Mary in Williamsburg, Virginia with a major in economics and minor in biology. Dr. Royer received his medical degree from Thomas Jefferson University in Philadelphia, PA. Dr. Royer is a Diplomate of the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery and a fellow of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons. He completed both his internship and orthopedic surgery residency at Henry Ford Health System in Detroit. Dr. Royer then completed his Fellowship in foot and ankle surgery in Dallas under Dr. James Brodsky and Dr. John Early. Dr. Royer is Assistant Chief of Orthopaedic Surgery at Baylor University Medical Center and Chair of the HealthTexas Orthopaedic Surgery Section. Dr. Royer is a faculty member of the Baylor University Medical Center Foot and Ankle Fellowship. Dr. Royer is also Clinical Assistant Professor at Texas A&M Health Science Center College of Medicine. Dr. Royer participates in both clinical basic science foot and ankle research and speaks nationally on foot and ankle topics. Dr. Royer serves on the Board of Directors of United Surgical Partners of Dallas. Dr. Royer also sits on the Orthopaedic Practice Council at Baylor University Medical Center and Board of Directors of the Dallas County Medical Society.

LanguagesEnglish
Ages SeenAdolescents (ages 12-18), Adults, Geriatrics
Hospital Affiliations
  • Baylor Scott & White Institute for Rehabilitation - Dallas
  • Baylor University Medical Center, part of Baylor Scott & White Health
  • Baylor Scott & White Medical Center - McKinney
  • Baylor Scott & White Medical Center - Plano
  • Baylor Scott & White Medical Center - Uptown
  • Baylor Scott & White Medical Center - Frisco
  • Baylor Scott & White Heart and Vascular Hospital - Dallas
  • Baylor Scott & White Medical Center - Centennial
Insurance Accepted
*Accepted plans and benefits may vary by location.
INSURANCE PLAN
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Aetna - HMO
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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 - QPOS
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Aetna - US Access
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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 - Great West Open Access PPO-Open Access
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Cigna - Great West POS
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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 - 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 - Hendrick Health Employee Plan
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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
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Imagine Health - EPN
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Medicaid - Traditional Medicaid
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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 Access PPO
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Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Extended 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 - Covenant Preferred HMO
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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 - 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 - 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 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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Background

Education
  • Medical School: Jefferson Medical College (1996)
  • Residency: General Surgery/Orthopedic Surgery, Henry Ford Hospital (2001)
  • Fellowship: Foot & Ankle Surgery, BUMC UTSW Medical Center (2002)
Certifications
  • Orthopaedic Surgery - American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
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, Christian Thomas Royer, MD disclosed the following outside relationships with Industry:

VendorDescription
Intergra LifesciencesConsulting

Consulting: Service to a company (including as member of an advisory board) to give advice and expertise on a particular medical product, treatment or disease state, typically provided under a written agreement and in response to a particular business need

Reviews (251) for Christian Thomas Royer, MD

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Nov 15, 2021
Dr. Christian Royer has a kind and caring disposition with genuine concern about a patient's condition and discomfort. I have been his patient for 10 years after a total ankle replacement.
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Nov 9, 2021
Dr Royer is an amazing caring Dr
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Nov 8, 2021
Outstanding service; fantastic experience- highly recommend to others
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Nov 7, 2021
Very informative and visit was fast but I did all my questions answered
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Nov 5, 2021
Dr. Royer is the best. For years I suffered with a messed up ankle, until Dr Royer's visit. He took a look at my X-ray, and made a plan, and executed this plan. For the first time in years I have movement in the ankle. Dr. Royer is the best!!!
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Nov 4, 2021
Very good one.
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Nov 3, 2021
Made me feel comfortable. Explained need for see another provider for added problem.
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Oct 31, 2021
Dr. Royer is kind, courteous, and patient to answer my questions and explain any information I need to know or consider. His staff is always friendly, very competent,and they makeyou feel important and cared about. They all take great care of you!
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Oct 29, 2021
Dr. Royer explains things very well and took time to answer all my questions. I feel lucky to have had him for my surgery
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Oct 29, 2021
Staff and doctor are awesome. And absolutely care about their patients.
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Oct 28, 2021
A wonderful experience!!!!
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Oct 26, 2021
Dr. Royer has been my Angel on earth since I've met him. After being shot by police, Dr. Royer has taken such good care of my injury (helping me get back to normal) and his personal care and bedside manner has lifted my spirits. He is the best surgeon by far!
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Oct 26, 2021
Excellent care and communication!
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Oct 23, 2021
He was caring& concerned about my pain. Listened carefully to what I had to say.
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Oct 20, 2021
He is always concerned about finding a resolution. He is inclusive in his comments and discussion. He explains things in a way that is understandable. He is respectful and makes me feel important.
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Oct 12, 2021
Great as always us very professional
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Oct 9, 2021
Really like Dr Royer he listens to me and understands how I want my hammertoe taken care of.
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Oct 1, 2021
Perfecto
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Sep 23, 2021
Excellent provider in all aspects
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Sep 20, 2021
Great
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Sep 10, 2021
Dr Royer and his staff are wonderful!
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Sep 7, 2021
I've been seeing Dr. Royer since 2006. He is a fabulous orthopedic surgeon. He has given me a renewed life by the surgeries he performed to straighten my feet with ankle fusion. I will be forever grateful to him. I would recommend him to anyone needing a good foot surgeon. He is also a very genuine person who I am happy to know.
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Sep 3, 2021
Dr. Royer listened, told me what I needed to do, and shortly thereafter walked out wearing a boot to immobilize my right ankle. Gave me clear instructions. Was friendly and forthright.
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Aug 31, 2021
Very personal and professional. Checked my disc and throughly checked me!
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Aug 28, 2021
The doctor was very attentive and had such a great personality. The staff was courteous and overall I wouldn't hesitate going back if needed as well as refer my friends and family.
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Aug 27, 2021
Great Doctor!
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Aug 27, 2021
Very knowledgeable & personable doctor. I enjoy my visits
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Aug 26, 2021
Everything is okay ..
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Aug 26, 2021
Very happy I was referred to this doctor.
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Aug 25, 2021
Excellent experience
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Aug 25, 2021
Thorough, professional, friendly, compassionate.
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Aug 24, 2021
Makes you feel relaxed and confident. Very outgoing, happy to have found Dr Royer!
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Aug 18, 2021
Excellent physician
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Aug 14, 2021
Very professional
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Aug 12, 2021
Love Dr. Royer and his staff.
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Aug 7, 2021
Dr. Royer is a very good doctor. I would highly recommend him. Really enjoyed talking to him.
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Aug 6, 2021
Dr. Royer is patient & takes his time to explain condition & treatment.
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Aug 3, 2021
Dr. Christian Royer is a credit to his profession. Over the years I've had 7 orthopedic foot surgeries or procedures , Dr. Royer has afforded the best care and results of all of the these physicians I've had. I can tell he is concerned about me and my well being. I would recommend him to friends and family should a like should they have a need .
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Jul 29, 2021
Great experience!
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Jul 29, 2021
Dr. Royer and his staff are very professional, knowledgeable and friendly. I won't hesitate to contact them again.
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Jul 29, 2021
Dr. Royer and staff are great every visit.
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Jul 9, 2021
Excellent care
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Jul 3, 2021
Dr. Royer is a great listener and thoughtful doctor.
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Jun 30, 2021
dr Royer's is awesome
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Jun 28, 2021
Dr. Royer has treated me for many years. I will never go to anyone but Dr. Royer. He is the ultimate of professionalism. Always greats me with a smile and by my name. I can reccommend Dr. Royer as s very caringDoctor. He listens.
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Jun 20, 2021
every visit to this practice and with Dr Royer is a good visit.
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Jun 17, 2021
Alll-around positive experience
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Jun 16, 2021
Fellow Physician was very thorough: impressive
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Jun 16, 2021
Very knowledgeable & skilled professional. good communication skills-really listened to my questions & concerns.
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Jun 16, 2021
very good experience. called the next day to check on me.
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Jun 16, 2021
Great doctor , caring,
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Jun 14, 2021
Dr. Royer has done five foot surgeries for me. I simply cannot imagine allowing anyone other than him work on my feet. He does beautiful work, he is very supportive, honest, and kind. I appreciate his time, effort , and energy. I like what Dr. Royer does, and I like him.
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Jun 14, 2021
great provider
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Jun 10, 2021
sent him several patients including my family
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