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Craig T Berent, MD

Internal Medicine
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About
Serving all people by providing personalized health and wellness through exemplary care, education and research.

LanguagesEnglish, Spanish
Ages SeenAdults, Geriatrics
Hospital Affiliations
  • 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 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 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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Baylor Scott & White Quality Alliance - DFW ConnectedCare
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Advantage HMO
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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 - 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 - Cigna Choice Fund
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Cigna - EPO
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Cigna - HMO
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Cigna - HMO Open Acces
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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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FirstCare Health Plans - FirstCare Access PPO Network
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FirstCare Health Plans - FirstCare Advantage Dual SNP (HMO SNP)
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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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Humana Behavioral - Tricare Members only
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Humana - ChoiceCare
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Humana - Commercial HMO Plans
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Humana - Commercial PPO Plans
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Humana - Humana Preferred
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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 Railroad - Medicare Railroad
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Medicare - Traditional Medicare
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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 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
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
Accepts New Patients
Scott & White Health Plan - PPO Choice Network
Scott & White Health Plan - PPO Choice Preferred Network
Scott & White Health Plan - PPO Network-Group
Accepts New Patients
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 - TRS - Active Care Participants Network
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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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TriWest - VA-PCCC
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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 - 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 - Options PPO
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UnitedHealth - PPO
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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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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
  • Medical School: Medical Doctor, University of South Florida College of Medicine (1975)
  • Internship: Pathology, Bellevue Hospital Center (1976)
  • Residency: Internal Medicine, State University of New York (SUNY) at Stony Brook (1979)
Certifications
  • Lifetime - American Board of Internal Med (Focused Prac Hosp Med)
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 11, 2020, Craig T Berent, MD  has reported no outside relationship with Industry that is applicable to this listing.

Reviews(120)
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Sep 11, 2020
been with this car provider more than 20 years wouldn't change
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Sep 10, 2020
DR Berent has been my physician for over 30 years.. Yep Craig is A-OK
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Sep 9, 2020
the best
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Aug 29, 2020
he listens. he is kind.
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Aug 15, 2020
Berent is a great provider. As for Baylor, Scott, and White, they seem pretty good, too, though their web portal can be a little difficult to navigate.
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Aug 15, 2020
I have been with him for years and would hate to have to switch.
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Aug 3, 2020
Dr Berent has been my primary doctor for twenty years. I believe he has possibly saved my life twice. Great doctor!
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Aug 1, 2020
Dr Berent is the best doctor
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Jul 30, 2020
great care
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Jul 29, 2020
I've seen Dr Berent for years and he's always been caring and attentive.
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Jul 23, 2020
We have known Dr. Berent for several years, good to be able to get an appointment to see him again. He is always very thorough with my health notes/tests.
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Jul 21, 2020
Dr Berent is first rate.
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Jul 11, 2020
He's very knowledgeable, helpful, and thorough.
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Jul 8, 2020
pleasant
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Jul 7, 2020
concerned,easy to talk to
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Jul 1, 2020
thorough, personalable, listens
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Jun 25, 2020
Dr. Berent is very thorough and shows concern for your ailment.
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Jun 18, 2020
Great!
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Jun 18, 2020
Dr. Berent has always listened to my problems and symptoms and shows genuine concern.
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Jun 17, 2020
Thanks Dr. Berent.
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Jun 16, 2020
Dr Berent has always in the past 21 years been absolutely the best doctor for our family! His diagnosis SAVED my wife's life and he has referred us to the best doctors for treatment of specialized medical ailments.
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Jun 10, 2020
dr Berent was very professional and thorough on all health issues and concerns
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Jun 4, 2020
easy , safe
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Jun 4, 2020
Dr. Berent always does a good job
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Jun 3, 2020
Berent is the best
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May 28, 2020
Was patient, concise and expeditious in explanations.
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May 27, 2020
excellent
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May 20, 2020
Good as always has been in the past.
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May 14, 2020
if care provider is Dr Berent, he is great ! I hav been with him for over 5 yrs and I hav recommended him many times.
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May 7, 2020
Dr. Berent is top notch.
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May 6, 2020
I felt safe and well cared for.
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Apr 21, 2020
No complaints!
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Apr 15, 2020
Dr. Berent my family GP for 20 years. EVERYONE at BS&W was super friendly and responsive. They seemed to anticipate my questions and that goes a long way with me!
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Apr 1, 2020
I always get excellent care from Dr Berent.
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