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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
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 Preferred HMO Network - Group
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FirstCare Health Plans - FirstCare Select HMO Network
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FirstCare Health Plans - FirstCare Select Plus HMO Network
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Healthscope - DART ACO
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Healthscope - DART ACO Flex
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HealthSmart - HealthSmart PPO
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HealthSmart - HealthSmart Preferred Care EPO
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HealthSmart - HealthSmart Preferred Care GEPO
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Humana - ChoiceCare Preferred Network
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Humana - Commercial PPO Plans
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Humana - Medicare Advantage Plans
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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 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 - 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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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
  • Education: Jefferson Medical College (1996)
  • 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 (184) for Christian Thomas Royer, MD

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Jun 10, 2021
sent him several patients including my family
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May 31, 2021
Keep doing what you are doing.
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May 24, 2021
I have already recommended Dr Royer three times
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May 20, 2021
every time Ive been to see Dr Royer everyone is friendly, kind & attentive. he is very kind & very knowledgeable. I've been going to him over a period of about 8 years & he is consistently excellent in his care & referrals, tests etc. I would highly recommend Dr.Royer to anyone who is in need of an orthopedic foot specialist. His fellow doctors have also been excellent in diagnosing & are kind & encouraging as well
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May 18, 2021
I came to my appointment early due to the heavy rain. I had also completed the pre visit questions.The Dr saw me 45mins early. I was finished w/ my appointment b4 it was suppose to begin
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May 15, 2021
Dr. Royer was great!!
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May 11, 2021
Overall, a great experience with this provider.
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May 6, 2021
I would like my provider to provide me with more initiative on his part for giving me a suggested timeline of activities I can resume as I am healing. thank you
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May 5, 2021
Dr. Royer is an easy person to be around . It's clear he knows what he is talking about . Good communicator .
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May 2, 2021
Concerned about my injury and Explained everything to me.
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Apr 30, 2021
This was my first time meeting him.He was very polite and concerned. Very Knowledgeable
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Apr 30, 2021
Dr Royer is a great doctor and an amazing person. He truly cares for his patients and puts you at ease.
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Apr 28, 2021
Very professional and knowledgeable. Answered y questions and explained my care thoroughly. Genuinely cared for my well-being before and after procedure.
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Apr 28, 2021
Dr. Royer is a super doc!
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Apr 27, 2021
Dr Royer is more familiar than expected with my rare hereditary syndrome, a very real plus.
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Apr 23, 2021
very knowledgeable easy to talk with.
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Apr 23, 2021
Doc R and staff were great to work with. Each member was engaging during each visit.
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Apr 21, 2021
always so easy from checkin to checkout. Dr. Royer & his staff is always attentive & very helpful to any questions or concerns I have.
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Apr 18, 2021
Always professional and caring.
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Apr 16, 2021
Dr. Royer is the best! I am always confident in my care and treatment plan when I see him.
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Apr 15, 2021
Dr. Royer is extremely knowledgeable and experienced. I have total confidence in his advice and actions. He has one of the friendliest and calming beside manners of any Physician that I have been to. As busy as he is, he always takes the time I need to explain everything in detail with me.
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Apr 14, 2021
Dr Royer was excellent I've had a foot problem for over 7 months. dr Royer was recommended to me after my first doctor seemed indifferent to my problem. dr Royer spent a lot of time and I appreciate his professionalism and care.
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Apr 14, 2021
professional, yet friendly! clearness in answer and answered all questions! gave options for treatment made sure I understood then gave his opinion starting with least invasive procedure first!
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Apr 13, 2021
Dr.Royer and his team seem to really care about patients! Dr. Royer makes me feel as if I'm a good friend! The nicest comment he made was, "if you need me, I'm here!" That made me feel so valued! I have recommended De Royer to several friends and relatives!
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Apr 12, 2021
already have
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Apr 8, 2021
Dr.Royer and his staff are just AWESOME
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Apr 7, 2021
The most efficient provider and service I've ever had.
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Apr 2, 2021
dr. Royer took time to describe the recovery for this surgery in detail. He made recommendations that would allow me to go back to work after a two week period. He put my mind at ease so that I could schedule the surgery knowing I would not be off work for an extended amount of time.
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Mar 31, 2021
the best!!
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Mar 31, 2021
Dr. Royer always takes his time to listen, assess and discuss my condition with me.
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Mar 30, 2021
Appreciated Dr Royer's professionalism and advice
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Mar 30, 2021
Excellent.
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Mar 28, 2021
Doctor Royer always listens to my concerns about my medical condition. He always takes the time to explain what options I have and give me direct answers about everything.
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Mar 25, 2021
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Mar 24, 2021
excellent
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Mar 24, 2021
Great experience. Smooth and easy getting scheduled, checked in and into the room. Clear and direct on next steps and what I needed to do. Looking forward to continue to work with Dr. Royer and his staff.
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Mar 23, 2021
I'm very blessed to have Dr. Christian Royer as my care provider because he is one of the most sincere compassionate professional I have met.
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Mar 18, 2021
excellent in all areas
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Mar 18, 2021
Very Good
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Mar 11, 2021
Dr Royer was amazing. He was so kind and took the time to explain things to me. I would highly recommend him.
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Mar 11, 2021
Every aspect of the care provided by Dr Royer is exemplary. I would recommend him to anyone including my family.
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Mar 10, 2021
Dr Royer is excellent! Over the past year, he has treated me with kindness and compassion and the utmost concern for healing from tge surgery he performed. I would highly recommend Dr Royer to my family and friends.
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Mar 10, 2021
very good and very professional
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Mar 7, 2021
Excellent care. Dr. Royer explains every option you have carefully and intentionally.
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Mar 5, 2021
Dr. Royer is a wonderful caring Dr. He cares for his patients & I am fortunate to have him as my Dr.!
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Mar 5, 2021
I feel like the doctor and staff care about my well being
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Mar 3, 2021
Great care from start to finish!
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Mar 3, 2021
Dr. Royer is clearly outstanding. He is friendly, emphatic, and extremely positive about my condition. His good nature, coupled with his knowledge, make him among the finest physicians available.
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Mar 2, 2021
dr Royer is awesome
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Feb 25, 2021
Answered all our questions. Very helpful.
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Feb 24, 2021
great care
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Feb 10, 2021
Excellent!!
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Feb 1, 2021
Dr Royer was very conservative which I am very thankful for! I've had three surgeries on my ankle already and didn't want to jump into another one. He is very personable and I think highly of his expertise!
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Jan 30, 2021
was great
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Jan 28, 2021
awesome
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Jan 22, 2021
Dr Royer performed the corrected ankle arthroscopy surgery from my 7 months previously surgery. It brings tears to my eyes how well I treated during this surgery compared to my previous surgery. Thank you
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Jan 20, 2021
Iam very happy with my Provider he's very helpful and professional explain everything you ask him.
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Jan 19, 2021
He is very personable, listens to concerns and really pays attention to patient. It doesn't seem to matter how minor the concern or question, he is attentive.
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Jan 14, 2021
it was honest and open
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Jan 14, 2021
Royer and his staff did a great job on my daughter's surgery.
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Jan 13, 2021
He makes procedure very understandable.
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Jan 10, 2021
Dr. Roger and the staff have always treated me with care and respect.
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Jan 8, 2021
took time to explain surgical procedure; what to do while recovering; answered my questions
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Jan 7, 2021
love Dr Royer, he is kind, effective and professional.
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Dec 29, 2020
Very satisficed with the overall care I received.
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Dec 21, 2020
Professional, polite, attentive, expedient.
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Dec 21, 2020
Excellent care and always professional plus friendly
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Dec 21, 2020
very professional
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