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Christopher James Birkholz, MD

Obstetrics & Gynecology
Accepts New Patients
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About
Dr. Birkholz earned his Master of Business and Medical Degree at Texas Tech University in Lubbock, TX, and then completed his residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology at Baylor Scott & White Medical Center - Temple. He is board certified by the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology.

LanguagesEnglish
Ages SeenAdolescents (ages 12-18), Adults, Geriatrics
Hospital Affiliations
  • Baylor Scott & White Medical Center - Temple
Insurance Accepted
*Accepted plans and benefits may vary by location.
INSURANCE PLAN
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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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Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Preferred EPO Network
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Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Preferred HMO - Large Group
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Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Preferred HMO Network
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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 - Cigna PPO Network - Out-of-Area Member Plan
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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 - Large Group
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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 - PHCS/OPTUM - PPO Network - Out-of-Area Member Plan
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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 - PPO Network-Group
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Scott & White Health Plan - RightCare STAR Medicaid Network
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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 - Texas Statewide PPO
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Scott & White Health Plan - TRS - Active Care Participants Network
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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: OB/Gyn, Texas A And M College Of Medicine/scott And White (2012)
  • Medical School: Medical Doctor, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center (2008)
  • Residency: OB/Gyn, Texas A & M Health Science Center (2012)
Certifications
  • Obstetrics & Gynecology (General Cert) - American Board of Obstetrics & Gynecology
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, Christopher James Birkholz, MD  has reported no outside relationship with Industry that is applicable to this listing.

Reviews(90)
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Oct 26, 2019
the frontt was very friendly the nurses were great and Dr. Birkholz is an awesome doctor. Very thorough helpful professional and kind.
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Oct 22, 2019
Doctor Birkholz was so kind and helpful, he really took the time to listen to my concerns.
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Oct 22, 2019
Dr. Birkholz is the best
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Oct 22, 2019
Dt. Birkholtz is the best. I appreciate that listens to me & my concerns with unconditional positive reguard. I appreciate that he explains his Dx in a manner that I can understand. I respect him & his opinon on my care.
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Oct 19, 2019
I never had an experience like this before. this doctor is amazing and he is very certain when explaining. I felt totally confident and for sure will keep him for my future care! It was hard to find a doctor since I moved to Temple about 4 years ago, but I am happy now!
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Oct 15, 2019
He was extremely caring and listened. You can tell he dies his job because he cares and not for the money.
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Oct 9, 2019
We absolutely loved our experience with Dr. birkholtz and the entire team.
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Oct 8, 2019
i'm new to the area, and a new patient at the clinic. I got an appointment very quickly, and when I arrived I was pleasantly surprised by how genuinely nice the office staff was. there was no hassle because I'm new, everything was very efficient and pleasant. The doctor was very courteous and professional. he took time to explain things, which instilled confidence.
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Oct 8, 2019
worked me in the same day I called! everyone was excellent!
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Sep 18, 2019
Dr. Birkholz took the time to discuss my condition with me and offered me various treatment options. He took my concerns seriously and was very pleasant and professional.
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Sep 12, 2019
Dr.B was kind and took the time to see me even my original provider left with giving a courtesy call. he even gave me updated information about my health when my original provider was uneducated and cared very little about my condition
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Sep 4, 2019
I just love Dr. Burkholz , He always spends as much time as I need visiting with me answering all my questions he's very caring very compassionate
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Sep 1, 2019
was informative, listened to me and explain throughly. gave me positive options .in total he is willing to work with me for positive results.
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Aug 20, 2019
he cares about my health and listen to my concerns, questions and discuss them with me. very good over all.
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Aug 15, 2019
this visit was for a surgical consult, and zi was hesitant to pursue surgery. Dr Birkholz really listened to my concerns and agreed with me on many points. I appreciated his kind bedside manner.
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Aug 7, 2019
This is the best facility I have ever been to and the entire staff on this team is exceptional. My provider was amazing. He addressed ALL of my concerns and made me feel so at ease. He made me feel like he truly cares about his patients. I wish all doctors were this caring.
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Aug 6, 2019
love dr burkholtz
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Jul 24, 2019
A great listener and very compassionate human being! Well read on all the latest research concerning me and my complex yet unique situation.
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Jul 24, 2019
great
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Jul 23, 2019
Dr. Birkholz is the best!
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Jul 16, 2019
Dr. Birkholtz was very professional and answered all my questions.
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Jul 2, 2019
He answers all of my questions and is has a calm and comfortable bed side manner.
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Jun 30, 2019
excellent communication skills, answer all the questions!
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Jun 18, 2019
Dr. Birkholtz is a very professional and caring physician. I feel extremely well cared for by him and his staff.
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Jun 12, 2019
Dr. Birkholz and the staff are always respectful, professional, and extremely caring.
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May 30, 2019
Dr. Birkholz is by far my favorite doctor I have used. He takes the time to listen to my concerns and clearly explains all necessary information. He makes the appointment comfortable and convenient.
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