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Cole Tunnell, MD

Interventional Cardiology, Cardiovascular Disease

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

LanguagesEnglish
Ages SeenAdults, Geriatrics
Hospital Affiliations
  • Baylor Scott & White Medical Center - Plano
  • Baylor Scott & White The Heart Hospital - Denton
  • Baylor Scott & White The Heart Hospital - Plano
Insurance Accepted
*Accepted plans and benefits may vary by location.
INSURANCE PLAN
ACCEPTS NEW PATIENTS
Aetna - Aetna Signature Administrators
Aetna - Choice POS II
Aetna - Elect Choice
Aetna - Health Network Only
Aetna - Health Network Option
Aetna - HMO
Aetna - Managed Choice
Aetna - Open Access Elect Choice
Aetna - Open Access HMO
Aetna - Open Access Managed Choice
Aetna - Open Access Select
Aetna - Open Choice PPO
Aetna - QPOS
Aetna - Select SM
Aetna - US Access
Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Access PPO
Accepts New Patients
Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Extended PPO
Accepts New Patients
Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Plus HMO-Group
Accepts New Patients
Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Plus PPO-Group
Accepts New Patients
Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Preferred EPO Network
Accepts New Patients
Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Preferred HMO - Individual Marketplace
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Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Preferred HMO Network - Group
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Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Preferred PPO Network
Accepts New Patients
Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - BSWH Employee Network - PPO & HSA
Accepts New Patients
Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - BSWH Employee Network - SEQA & EQA
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Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - EPO Network-Group
Accepts New Patients
Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - EPO Network-Individual/Family
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Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - ERS BSW Preferred HMO Network
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Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - Hendrick Health Employee Plan
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Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - HMO Network-Group
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Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - HMO Network-Individual/Family
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Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - McLane Group Network
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Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - PPO Choice Network
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Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - PPO Network-Group
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Baylor Scott & White Quality Alliance - DFW ConnectedCare
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Bell County Public Health District - Bell County Public Health District
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
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
Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Premier
Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Premier Open Access HMO
Blue Cross Blue Shield - Federal Select PPO
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Indemnity
Blue Cross Blue Shield - Medicare Advantage
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
Blue Cross Blue Shield - STAR Kids
Blue Cross Blue Shield - Traditional
Brookshire Brothers - Brookshire Brothers Employee Plan (Nexcaliber)
Cigna - CAC Plan
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Cigna - Cigna Choice Fund
Cigna - EPO
Cigna - Flexcare
Cigna - HMO
Cigna - HMO Open Access
Cigna - HMO/POS
Cigna - LocalPlus
Cigna - Network
Cigna - Network Open Access
Cigna - Network POS
Cigna - Open Access Plus
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Cigna - POS
Cigna - POS Open Access
Cigna - PPO
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Consolidated Association of Railroad Employees - Self-Insured Employee Plan
Coventry - Coventry/First Health
Envolve Vision - Envolve Vision
EyeMed Vision - EyeMed Vision
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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Galaxy Health Network - Galaxy Health Network
Gladney Center - Gladney Center
HealthSmart - ACCEL Network
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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HealthSmart - Preferred Network
Humana Behavioral - Tricare Members Only
Humana - ChoiceCare
Humana - ChoiceCare Preferred Network
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Humana - Commercial HMO Plans
Humana - Commercial PPO Plans
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Humana - Medicare Advantage Plans
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Humana - National POS
Imagine Health - EPN
Accepts New Patients
Independent Medical Systems - IMS Network
Magellan - CHIP
Magellan - Navigator Networks
Magellan - Pinnacle Networks
Magellan - STAR
Magellan - STAR Kids
Magellan - Summit Networks
Medicaid - AmeriGroup
Medicaid - Oklahoma Medicaid
Medicaid - Parkland HealthFirst
Medicaid - Superior HealthPlan
Medicaid - Traditional Medicaid
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Medical Development International - MDI
Medicare Railroad - Medicare Railroad
Medicare - Traditional Medicare
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Midland Memorial Hospital - Employee Benefit Plan
Mother Frances Hospital Regional - Self-Insured Employee Plan
OccuNet - Occupational Networks of Texas, Inc.
Optum - United Behavioral Healthcare/Optum
PHCS Network - Beech Street of Texas PPO
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PHCS Network - Private Health Care SYstem PPO
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Reny Company - Workers Comp
Rockport - Workers Comp
Sedgwick Preferred Network f/k/a Southwest Medical - Workers Comp
Superior Vision - Superior Vision
Superior - Ambetter Balance Care - Silver
Accepts New Patients
Superior - Ambetter Essential Care - Bronze
Accepts New Patients
Superior - Ambetter Secure Care - Gold
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Superior - CHIP
Superior - CHIP Perinate
Superior - Foster Care
Superior - STAR
Three Rivers Network - Three Rivers Network
Tricare - Tricare Extra
Tricare - Tricare Prime
Tricare - Tricare Select
TriWest - VA-PCCC
United Behavioral Healthcare/Optum - United Behavioral Healthcare/Optum
UnitedHealth - AARP Medicare Complete
Accepts New Patients
UnitedHealth - Charter EPO
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UnitedHealth - Charter HMO
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UnitedHealth - Charter POS
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UnitedHealth - CHIP
UnitedHealth - Choice +HMO
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UnitedHealth - Choice EPO
Accepts New Patients
UnitedHealth - Choice HMO
Accepts New Patients
UnitedHealth - Choice Plus POS
Accepts New Patients
UnitedHealth - Core Choice Plus POS
Accepts New Patients
UnitedHealth - Core EPO
Accepts New Patients
UnitedHealth - Core HMO
Accepts New Patients
UnitedHealth - Dual Complete Medicare Advantage
Accepts New Patients
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+
UnitedHealth - Navigate POS
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UnitedHealth - Nexus ACO OA
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UnitedHealth - NexusACO R
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UnitedHealth - PPO
Accepts New Patients
UnitedHealth - Secure Horizons
UnitedHealth - Select EPO
Accepts New Patients
UnitedHealth - Select HMO
Accepts New Patients
UnitedHealth - Select Plus POS
Accepts New Patients
UnitedHealth - STAR
UnitedHealth - STAR Kids
UnitedHealth - STAR+PLUS
UnitedHealth - UHC West Signature Value Gated HMO
University Mary Hardin - Baylor-Employee Benefit Plan
Your rights and protections against surprise medical bills

Insurance listings are subject to change without prior notice. Please call your physician's office or your health or insurance plan to verify coverage information prior to scheduling your visit or procedure. Not all members participating in contracted networks have "in network" access. In network participation may change from time to time without prior notice. Independent providers (which could include, for example only, anesthesiologists, radiologists, pathologists, emergency medicine physicians, advance practice professionals, and other independent providers of health care services) may deliver part of your care, and such providers may be considered out-of-network on your health and insurance plans even if the Facility may be considered in network. If you desire additional information as to the providers who may be involved in providing your care, you can either ask your treating provider (who may know some of the specialists or groups who could be involved) or you can request a list of Facility-based physician groups by calling the following toll free number: (877) 810-0372. This list is updated annually and is subject to change without prior notice.

Background

Education
  • Medical School: University of Texas Medical Branch Hospitals (2013)
  • Internship: Internal Medicine, The University of Oklahoma College of Medicine (2014)
  • Residency: Internal Medicine, The University of Oklahoma College of Medicine (2016)
  • Fellowship: Cardiovascular Disease, The University of Oklahoma College of Medicine (2019)
  • Fellowship: Interventional Cardiology, University of Oklahoma Health Science Center (2021)
Certifications
  • Cardiovascular Disease - American Board of Internal Med/Cardiovascular Disease
  • Internal Medicine - American Board of Internal Med
  • Interventional Cardiology - American Board of Internal Med/Interventional Cardiology
Industry Relationships

Physicians who are not employed, contracted with administrative duties or performing research with Baylor Scott & White Health are not required to report relationships and activities with industry partners such as pharmaceutical, biotech, or medical device companies (collectively referred to as Industry). Information regarding these relationships is therefore not available on this page. However, patients may visit CMS’ Open Payments Database for more information, and should feel free to speak with their physician about relationships with Industry.

Reviews (156) for Cole Tunnell, MD

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Jan 11, 2023
Very knowledgeable and caring doctor. Speaks so you can understand and answers any question or concerns you have .
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Jan 3, 2023
Dr Tunnell obviously knows his subject matter, listens to my concerns and questions and is able to mesh my situation with an appropriate level of medical care. I enjoy talking with him and feel he cares about creating a plan of attack that aligns with my perspectives.
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Dec 30, 2022
Very attentive and Doctor Tunnell listens.
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Dec 28, 2022
Everything was excellent
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Dec 22, 2022
Excellent
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Dec 22, 2022
Friendly and professional Listened to me
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Dec 21, 2022
He always addresses my concerns and explains to satisfaction.
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Dec 21, 2022
Very professional, while being very personable. Takes time to may sure I understand how my heart is doing.
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Dec 19, 2022
Excelentn
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Dec 18, 2022
Professional and courteous!
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Dec 17, 2022
Doctor was very efficient. We didn't have to wait long for appointment like other offices.
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Dec 15, 2022
Excellent communication skills, thorough in his knowledge of treatment - personable and engaging
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Dec 13, 2022
Dr Tunnell saved my life and for that I am forever grateful
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Dec 11, 2022
Dr Tunnell is one of the most caring physicians I have seen. He makes time to answer my questions and reassured me about my concerns. I was so anxious when I came to his office yesterday but by the time I left he had reassured me that my condition had not gotten worse.He is so compassionate and makes you feel like he really cares. When he walked me out I was much more relaxed and felt more assured that things were better.
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Dec 10, 2022
Really takes the time to deeply explain and discuss
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Dec 9, 2022
The staff and the doctor both have marvelous personalities
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Dec 7, 2022
Professional & responsive. Talks to your condition & your overall.
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Dec 6, 2022
Great
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Dec 3, 2022
Dr. Tunnell took time to listen and my appointment didn't feel rushed. He also answered all of my questions and explained next steps thoroughly. He Is caring and compassionate.
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Dec 1, 2022
Listens well and is very professional. Discusses problems and possible remedies...made me feel like he heard my concerns.
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Dec 1, 2022
Very patient and thorough in talking about my issues and care plan. Made me feel at ease.
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Nov 30, 2022
Very thoughtful & effective communicator
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Nov 24, 2022
Very clear in his answers to all our questions. We consulted with him and he really explained everything clearly
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Nov 23, 2022
He did not rush me even though I don't have a cardiac condition.
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Nov 23, 2022
Very pleasant.
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Nov 21, 2022
Took time to talk and answer all of my questions.
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Nov 20, 2022
Very good listener
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Nov 19, 2022
Super knowledgeable, kind, detailed, great bed manners
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Nov 19, 2022
Very personable and knowledgeable
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Nov 9, 2022
Everyone very nice and professional
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Nov 9, 2022
Very professional and knowledgeable.
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Nov 8, 2022
Listen the patient, Care about the patient, Ask to clarify, explain clearly, polite, calm.
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Nov 7, 2022
He kept me going through cardio tests when all I needed was a diabetic medician like metformin.
Nov 5, 2022
Friendly, professional. I felt at ease with the doctor & staff. A pleasant experience
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Nov 3, 2022
Dr. T. Is always attentive to my input and is prepared to discuss my case.
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Oct 28, 2022
Good First Visit
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Oct 22, 2022
Well prepared. Open to unique approaches.
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Oct 18, 2022
He was very nice.
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Oct 18, 2022
Dr Tunnell is knowledgeable, observant, friendly, kind; he remembers over time patient's status and improvement. My family and I like him very much, and we trust his judgment.
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Oct 17, 2022
Took a lot of time and asked a lot of questions - post-visit notes were very detailed
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Oct 13, 2022
He took the time to explain and talk with me. Very knowledgeable
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Oct 11, 2022
First time visit. Professional and also personal.
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Oct 2, 2022
No doubt, the best, most kind doctor I have ever been to. He takes time listen to you. Explain things to you. Treat you as an individual not a number. You don't feel like you are wasting his time. He gives you options. I have never had a doctor like Dr. Tunnell. I trust him and I really like him. I would recommend him to anyone that is looking for a cardiologist.
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Oct 2, 2022
Dr. Tunnell and his staff were friendly and treated me with respect. Dr. Tunnell put my mind at ease during my visit and afterwards when he followed up to give me the results of my EKG. If I ever find myself in need of a cardiologist, I will make an appointment with him.
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Oct 2, 2022
Above expectation
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Oct 1, 2022
He listens and provides explanations
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Sep 25, 2022
He was running over an hour behind on his appointments but the front desk staff, his Medical Assistant, and the doctor were all very professional and apologetic about it.
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Sep 25, 2022
Very knowledgeable
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Sep 23, 2022
Great chair-side manner. Very thorough, too! Would recommend him!!
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Sep 22, 2022
Caring and personable . . But professional as well
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Sep 22, 2022
Best Doctor I have ever been to. Caring, professional and genuinely concerned about your well-being.
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Sep 17, 2022
Considerate, kind, professional, knowledgeable
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Sep 17, 2022
Dr. Tunnel was very personable and professional. I felt very comfortable and at ease with him. He reassured me that my test result were good, addressed any questions or consternation that I had.
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Sep 15, 2022
Mr. Tunnel is very patient and takes time listening to my concerns and clears all the doubts and concerns.
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Sep 12, 2022
The office staff checking in and out was friendly, kind and knowledgeable. I was seen timely based on my scheduled appointment. Dr Tunnell and his assistant were both very courteous, listening, explained well, answered all my questions, knowledgeable and put my mind at ease during the visit. I was pleasantly surprised y'all met my expectations and exceeded. Thank you.
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Sep 11, 2022
Very professional, kind and knowledgeable
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Sep 6, 2022
Dr. Tunnell was very attentive to my issues. He is compassionate about his patient's needs. His staff is very kind and caring as well.
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Sep 2, 2022
Awesome attitude, great at explaining everything regarding my needs
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Sep 1, 2022
Personal. Good "bedside" manner. Very informative
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Sep 1, 2022
I anticipate that Dr. Tunnell will prove to be worthy of a "10" rating. We have only had two brief consultations, but so far, I'm very happy with him.
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Aug 26, 2022
He definitely listened and answered questions. I feel good about our plan.
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Aug 25, 2022
Helpful
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Aug 23, 2022
Very knowledgeable and explained things. Very patient and understanding. Very professional
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Aug 19, 2022
Direct, spoke kindly, respectfully to my disabled son, treated him as a capable individual.
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Aug 19, 2022
Direct, friendly
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Aug 18, 2022
Dr Tunnell was very professional and caring during my visit.He was able to find my records on the internet and so he made his decision on my treatment and the test he wanted to do. I was very impressed by him.
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Aug 18, 2022
Good and Great!
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Aug 15, 2022
Answered all my questions and was attentive.
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Aug 13, 2022
Very professional
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Aug 12, 2022
He communicated clearly about my condition and what should be done. He was concise, concerned andvery easy to talk with. I am confident thaylt he will give me the best medical advice possible.
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Aug 7, 2022
Dr. Tunnel is personable and I don't feel like just a number in his office. Good guy.
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Aug 6, 2022
He listened, added his insight into my health habits, offered suggestion, and exhibited true concern. I feel very comfortable taking his advice, knowing that he is a very competent physician and Is up to date in his professional care.
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Aug 5, 2022
He is very personable, knowledgeable, and efficient
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Aug 3, 2022
He took the time needed to address my questions.
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