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Craig Tobias Berent, MD

Internal Medicine

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About Craig Tobias Berent, MD

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LanguagesEnglish
Ages SeenGeriatrics, Adults, Newborns (0-28 days), Adolescents (ages 12-18), Infants and Toddlers (ages 0-2), Children (3-11)
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
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
Bell County Public Health District - Bell County Public Health District
Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Advantage Bronze
Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Advantage Gold
Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Advantage HMO
Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Advantage Silver
Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Choice Plus
Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Choice PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Essentials
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
Blue Cross Blue Shield - Indemnity
Blue Cross Blue Shield - Medicare Advantage
Blue Cross Blue Shield - Medicare Advantage - EFH Retirees
Blue Cross Blue Shield - Medicare Advantage - Oncor
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
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
Cigna - POS
Cigna - POS Open Access
Cigna - PPO
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
Galaxy Health Network - Galaxy Health Network
Gladney Center - Gladney Center
HealthSmart - ACCEL Network
HealthSmart - HealthSmart PPO
HealthSmart - HealthSmart Preferred Care EPO
HealthSmart - HealthSmart Preferred Care GEPO
HealthSmart - Preferred Network
Humana Behavioral - Tricare Members Only
Humana - ChoiceCare
Humana - ChoiceCare Preferred Network
Humana - Commercial HMO Plans
Humana - Commercial PPO Plans
Humana - National POS
Imagine Health - EPN
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
Medical Development International - MDI
Medicare Railroad - Medicare Railroad
Medicare - Traditional Medicare
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
PHCS Network - Private Health Care SYstem PPO
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
Superior - Ambetter Secure Care - Gold
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
UnitedHealth - Charter EPO
UnitedHealth - Charter HMO
UnitedHealth - Charter POS
UnitedHealth - CHIP
UnitedHealth - Choice EPO
UnitedHealth - Choice HMO
UnitedHealth - Choice Plus POS
UnitedHealth - Core EPO
UnitedHealth - Core HMO
UnitedHealth - Dual Complete Medicare Advantage
UnitedHealth - Group Medicare Advantage
UnitedHealth - Medicare Complete
UnitedHealth - Medicare Gold
UnitedHealth - Medicare Silver
UnitedHealth - Navigate EPO
UnitedHealth - Navigate HMO
UnitedHealth - Navigate HMO+
UnitedHealth - Navigate POS
UnitedHealth - Nexus ACO OA
UnitedHealth - PPO
UnitedHealth - Secure Horizons
UnitedHealth - Select EPO
UnitedHealth - Select HMO
UnitedHealth - Select Plus POS
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: 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
  • Internal Medicine - American Board of Internal 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 Aug 25, 2020, Craig Tobias Berent, MD  has reported no outside relationship with Industry that is applicable to this listing.

Reviews (146) for Craig Tobias Berent, MD

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Sep 14, 2023
Smart, kind and incisive.
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Sep 7, 2023
Very passionate about his work and caring
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Sep 2, 2023
Down to Earth, kind, no nonsense. Extremely thorough and explains well.
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Aug 25, 2023
Craig Berent is the best. Thorough, thoughtful and a pleasure to talk to.
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Aug 23, 2023
Dr. Berent listens to your concerns and gives you information .
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Aug 23, 2023
Very attentive easy to understand
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Aug 22, 2023
Over twenty years Dr. Berent has provided excellent healthcare to me and my family. He has protected us from disease during the most trying of times.
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Aug 22, 2023
The exam was professional and thorough.
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Aug 19, 2023
Everything was good.
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Aug 18, 2023
Consistent, smart and caring.
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Aug 17, 2023
He's been my primary for 20+ years and has been great
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Aug 17, 2023
Dr Berent is a great doctor, gets to the root of things, listens well.
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Aug 15, 2023
I have been a patient of Dr. Berent for 20 years. I think he is great.
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Aug 15, 2023
I'll keep Dr Berent until he retires
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Aug 10, 2023
Dr. Berent has an uncanny ability to detect a real health problem, if it exists, and to be satisfied with just a quick glance at my health condition if that is all right that is needed. I appreciate that he is not an alarmist.
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Aug 9, 2023
Excellent doctor and has extensive patient skills
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Aug 8, 2023
Excellent I have been seeing him for thirty years
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Aug 2, 2023
I have been seen by Dr. Berent for 24 years and have been totally satisfied with my care under him.
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Jul 29, 2023
Dr Berent is extremely qualified and kind and covers all aspects of my health respecting my body's inability to use many drugs. Great doctor
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Jul 28, 2023
Best Internist ever.
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Jul 27, 2023
Listened and provided a good exam
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Jul 27, 2023
Personable and caring enough to spend time and address issues
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Jul 27, 2023
Dr. Berent is good and takes time to help with a health solution or diagnosis.
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Jul 27, 2023
Dr. Berent always listens and genuinely cares about his patients.
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Jul 26, 2023
Dr. Berent is the best!
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Jul 25, 2023
Dr Berent has been my pcp for many years. I am very comfortable discussing my medical problems with him
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Jul 22, 2023
Very good doctor
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Jul 20, 2023
Very knowledgeable and able to communicate clearly
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Jul 19, 2023
The best
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Jul 18, 2023
Always listening and helpful.
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Jul 17, 2023
Dr. Berent takes time to discuss my health, and is easy to talk to. He does a good job.
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Jul 14, 2023
I really thought Dr. Berent was great. I am 67 years of age and thought he related well to patient of my age. I was really pleased with his treatment.
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Jul 13, 2023
Excellent
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Jul 13, 2023
Satisfied
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Jul 12, 2023
Knowledgeable, caring
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Jul 2, 2023
He spent the time to talk to me about my case.
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Jun 29, 2023
Dr. Berent was very careful and methodical. He had even read my chart before he came into the examination room. He was a pleasant person to speak to and I enjoyed my visit with him.
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Jun 26, 2023
Very knowledgeable and helpful with any questions
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Jun 22, 2023
Dr. Barrent has been there for my family, my mom, my sister and myself. I followed him from his private practice.
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Jun 22, 2023
The type of doctor everyone wishes they had. Great listener and excellent explainer of diagnosis. One of kind doctor.
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Jun 21, 2023
I've gone to Dr. Ere t for years, and he has always provided an easy exam experience and good care and advice. I'd recommend him to anyone.
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Jun 21, 2023
The doctor was very professional, and made sure I understood everything that was going on.
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Jun 20, 2023
Very thorough.
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Jun 15, 2023
The care I receive from Dr. Craig Berent and the staff at Baylor, Scott and White is professional, thorough, and accommodates all of my needs.
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Jun 15, 2023
Dr Berent was thoughtful and listened to my concerns attentively with patience and consideration.
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Jun 15, 2023
Very good
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Jun 14, 2023
Dr. Berent is always thoughtful, kind, and caring. He listens well, and places me at the center of my care. He often responds to questions I have sent through the portal at times I know he's not working In the clinic. His commitment to patient-centricity is exemplary. I cannot recommend him more highly.
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Jun 13, 2023
I have been Dr.Berent's patient since 2008 and could not wish for a better Primary Cate Physician
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Jun 11, 2023
Quick service and personal care. Good teamwork, sharp minds, and modern practice. All that's necessary to provide the best patient care.
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Jun 8, 2023
Dr Berent is a thoughtful, caring and skillful doctor. I have been seeing him for many years. He gets me.
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Jun 8, 2023
Dr Berent answered all of my questions/concerns and it was a great visit.
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Jun 6, 2023
Dr Berent has been taking great care of our family for about 25 years!!
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May 24, 2023
The only provider that I have ever known here in USA. He is the best.
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May 23, 2023
He is very thorough and listen to me. Does nor rush you in and out.
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May 17, 2023
A very professional doctor. Listen and covers my medical history in detail.
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May 15, 2023
Dr. Berent appeared to be a knowledgeable and caring physician.
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May 5, 2023
I moved to BSW because of Dr Berent. He is excellent.
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May 4, 2023
Groovy
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May 2, 2023
He's been my doctor many years
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Apr 28, 2023
Very personable, genuine, compassionate, knowlegable
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Apr 27, 2023
Took time to know new patient; knowledgeable and concerned
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Apr 26, 2023
Dr. Berent was my internist before joining BSWC
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Apr 26, 2023
Dr Berent is very thorough and always willing to answer questions.
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Apr 21, 2023
Dr. Berent has been my primary care physician for nearly 20 years. He is thorough, knowledgeable, and communicative.
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Apr 20, 2023
Very good
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Apr 19, 2023
Prompt, knowledgable, easy to work with.
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Apr 19, 2023
I earned more about my diabetes
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Apr 14, 2023
His care and concern about my health. Easy to talk to about my health.
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Apr 12, 2023
Thorough, conscientious, knowledgeable, kind
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Apr 12, 2023
Dr Berent is so wonderful in helping me to manage my older years independently. He covers all my health issues with care and concern.
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