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Craig T Berent, MD

Internal Medicine
Accepts New Patients
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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
Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Advantage HMO
Accepts New Patients
Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Choice PPO
Accepts New Patients
Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Essentials
Accepts New Patients
Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Essentials Access HMO
Accepts New Patients
Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Premier
Accepts New Patients
Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Premier Open Access HMO
Accepts New Patients
Blue Cross Blue Shield - Indemnity
Accepts New Patients
Blue Cross Blue Shield - Medicare Advantage
Accepts New Patients
Blue Cross Blue Shield - Medicare Advantage - EFH Retirees
Accepts New Patients
Blue Cross Blue Shield - Medicare Advantage - Oncor
Accepts New Patients
Blue Cross Blue Shield - ParPlan
Accepts New Patients
Blue Cross Blue Shield - STAR Kids
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Traditional
Accepts New Patients
FirstCare - Access PPO
Accepts New Patients
FirstCare - Advantage Dual SNP
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FirstCare - CHIP
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FirstCare - CHIP Perinate
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FirstCare - Select HMO
Accepts New Patients
FirstCare - Select Plus HMO
Accepts New Patients
FirstCare - Select Plus PPO
Accepts New Patients
FirstCare - STAR
Accepts New Patients
Humana Behavioral - Tricare Members only
Accepts New Patients
Humana - ChoiceCare
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Humana - Commercial HMO Plans
Accepts New Patients
Humana - Commercial PPO Plans
Accepts New Patients
Humana - Humana Preferred
Accepts New Patients
Humana - Medicare Advantage Plans (exclude Southwestern Health Resources Network)
Accepts New Patients
Humana - National POS
Accepts New Patients
Scott & White Health Plan - BSWH Employee Network - PPO & HSA
Scott & White Health Plan - PPO Choice Network
Scott & White Health Plan - PPO Choice Preferred Network
UnitedHealth - Charter EPO
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UnitedHealth - Charter HMO
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UnitedHealth - Charter POS
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UnitedHealth - Choice +HMO
Accepts New Patients
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 - Navigate EPO
Accepts New Patients
UnitedHealth - Navigate HMO
Accepts New Patients
UnitedHealth - Navigate HMO+
Accepts New Patients
UnitedHealth - Navigate POS
Accepts New Patients
UnitedHealth - Options PPO
Accepts New Patients
UnitedHealth - PPO
Accepts New Patients
UnitedHealth - Select +
Accepts New Patients
UnitedHealth - Select EPO
Accepts New Patients
UnitedHealth - Select HMO
Accepts New Patients
UnitedHealth - Select Plus POS
Accepts New Patients
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
  • Internship: Pathology, Bellevue Hospital Center (1976)
  • Residency: Internal Medicine, State University of New York (SUNY) at Stony Brook (1979)
  • Medical School: Medical Doctor, University of South Florida College of Medicine (1975)
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(101)
Overall: 4.6*
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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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Mar 26, 2020
everyone was so courteous and professional in the midst of all this craziness. I really appreciated it
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Mar 17, 2020
very confident that I received competent service
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Mar 17, 2020
Dr. Berent spent a lot of time with me answering my concerns and taking care of all of my issues. He also showed great compassion in working with me.
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Mar 13, 2020
I have been seeing Dr. Berent for 10 years and am very satisfied with him. He is very concerned and helpful.
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Mar 12, 2020
Excellent Provider
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Mar 10, 2020
always attentive and very interested in hearing about day to day life.
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Mar 9, 2020
Everything had gone well never left out anything
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Mar 5, 2020
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Mar 4, 2020
Dr Berent has been my physician for over 10 years, We have had a good relationship and will discuss any problems I may have. I am happy he has decided to continue his practice and still enjoys doing it. Thank you for lettng ihim join your group.
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