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David A Rawitscher, MD

Cardiovascular Disease
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About
David Rawitscher, MD, FACC is certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine in Cardiovascular Disease and Advanced Heart Failure and Transplant Cardiology. He has extensive experience in diagnostic imaging and holds certifications from the National Board of Echocardiography and the Certification Board of Nuclear Cardiology. He currently serves as the medical director of the Congestive Heart Failure Center at The Heart Hospital Baylor Plano. He also serves as medical director of nuclear cardiology at Legacy Heart Center. He is a fellow of the American College of Cardiology and a member of the Alpha Omega Alpha Honors Medical Society. Dr. Rawitscher completed his residency in internal medicine at the University of Chicago where he also went on to receive his fellowship in cardiology and serve as chief fellow of cardiology his final year of fellowship. He received his medical degree from the University of Texas Medical School in Houston where he served as class president during his fourth year of medicine . He graduated from Tulane University with a Bachelor of Arts in History.

LanguagesEnglish
Ages SeenAdults, Geriatrics
Hospital Affiliations
  • Baylor Scott & White The Heart Hospital - Denton
  • Baylor Scott & White The Heart Hospital - Plano
  • Baylor Scott & White Medical Center - McKinney
  • Baylor Scott & White Medical Center - Plano
  • Baylor Scott & White Medical Center - Frisco
Insurance Accepted
*Accepted plans and benefits may vary by location.
INSURANCE PLAN
ACCEPTS NEW PATIENTS
Aetna - HMO
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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 - QPOS
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Aetna - US Access
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Baylor Scott & White Quality Alliance - DFW ConnectedCare
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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 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 - Federal Select PPO
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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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Cigna - Great West Open Access PPO-Open Access
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Cigna - Great West POS
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Cigna - Great West PPO
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Cigna - Open Access Plus
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Cigna - PPO
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First Health - First Health PPO
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Healthscope - DART ACO
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Healthscope - DART ACO Flex
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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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Humana - ChoiceCare Preferred Network
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Humana - Commercial PPO Plans
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Humana - Medicare Advantage Plans
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Imagine Health - EPN
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Medicaid - Traditional Medicaid
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Medicare - Traditional Medicare
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PHCS Network - Beech Street of Texas PPO
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PHCS Network - Private Health Care System PPO
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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 - 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
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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 - 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 - PPO Network-Group
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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 - 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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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 - 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 POS
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UnitedHealth - Nexus ACO OA
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UnitedHealth - NexusACO R
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UnitedHealth - PPO
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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
  • Fellowship: Cardiology, The University Of Chicago: Il (1997)
  • Residency: Internal Medicine, The University Of Chicago: Il (1994)
  • Internship: Internal Medicine, The University Of Chicago: Il (1992)
  • Medical School: Ut Medical School At Houston (1991)
  • Education: University Of Texas Medical School At Houston (1991)
  • Fellowship: The University Of Chicago (1997)
  • Residency: Internal Medicine, The University Of Chicago (1994)
  • Internship: Internal Medicine, The University Of Chicago (1992)
Certifications
  • Cardiovascular Disease - American Board of Internal Medicine
  • Advanced Heart Failure and Transplant Cardiology - American Board of Internal Medicine
  • Internal Medicine - American Board of Internal Medicine
  • Cardiovascular Disease - American Board of Internal Medicine/Cardiov
  • Advanced Heart Failure & Transplant Cardiology - American Board of Internal Medicine/Adv Hea
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 Nov 13, 2019, David A Rawitscher, MD disclosed the following outside relationships with Industry:

VendorDescription
Amarin Pharma Inc.Speaking
Janssen Pharmaceuticals, IncSpeaking
Novartis Consumer Health Inc.Speaking
ZOLL Medical CorporationSpeaking

Speaking: Service as a paid speaker/lecturer to present to an audience at speaking, training or education engagements on a particular medical product, treatment or disease state

Reviews(204)
Overall: 4.8*
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Feb 27, 2020
Dr Rawitscher is the BEST. Very caring and gives clear, concise information that is understandable by anyone not in the medical field.
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Feb 21, 2020
I have been a patient of Dr. Rawitscher for 15 years and can't imagine going to anyone else. he was also my husband's doctor and now has my daughter as well. it's a family affair!
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Feb 20, 2020
No Change from previous visits....just tremendous
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Feb 20, 2020
my Doctor has always been the best and concerned about my health problems and listens to me about my treatments . He knows my limitations of what I will do .
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Feb 20, 2020
caring and professional
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Feb 20, 2020
Doctor concerned about my welfare and spent adequate time with me- allowed me to ask questions.
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Feb 19, 2020
I been served by Dr David since 2013 very good Dr I appreciate him lot good be with him.
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Feb 19, 2020
he is ABSOLUTELY the best caring doctor I've ever been around & treated by.
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Feb 18, 2020
he is the best.
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Feb 15, 2020
All very good with the staff and physician!
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Feb 13, 2020
have been with Dr R for 15 yrs after he brought me back tolife after a heart attack. None Better
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Feb 12, 2020
I have the utmost respect and confidence in Dr. Rawitscher and the Legacy / Baylor staff.
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Feb 12, 2020
from lab to appointment everyone was very friendly and nice. pleasant experience.
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Feb 10, 2020
Dr. Rawitscher is the best cardiologist you can find in this area
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Feb 10, 2020
good dr
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Feb 9, 2020
he is a great listener and attends to my needs in a timely fashion
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Feb 8, 2020
Excellent care and he explained well.
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Feb 8, 2020
Very personable, informative, knowledgeable and helpful
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Feb 8, 2020
EXCELLENT
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Feb 6, 2020
I have been a client of this practice since 1999. They have always given excellent service.
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Feb 6, 2020
Dr Rawitscher is an EXCELLENT cardiologist and I feel very fortunate that he is my cardiologist.
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Feb 5, 2020
Great
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Feb 4, 2020
he takes good care of me
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Jan 22, 2020
I have been seeing Dr. Rawitscher since 1997. He's always treated me with respect and concern. Would not trust anyone else with my heart care.
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Jan 22, 2020
calm, caring manner
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Jan 21, 2020
he has been our doctor for 22 years and we have never had a complaint
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Jan 21, 2020
The Doctor and his staff are great. They provided great service with patient care their priority.
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Jan 17, 2020
very good
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Jan 15, 2020
friendly understanding knowledgeable
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Dec 28, 2019
everything well done. time wise,attention,care,addressing problem and providing solution.
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Dec 25, 2019
perfect service, respect and speedy
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Dec 23, 2019
Dr Rawitscher is an excellent Cardiologist and my Dr for many years.
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Dec 22, 2019
amazingly wonderful
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Dec 21, 2019
Dr. Rawitscher is the greatest & best doctor.
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Dec 20, 2019
Dr. Rauwitzer is great.... very thorough and informative, and I have recommended him to others.
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Dec 18, 2019
Excellent doctor and friendly, courteous staff.
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Dec 18, 2019
very good
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Dec 17, 2019
great bedside manner. cares about the well being of the patient
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Dec 11, 2019
I have been and still am very happy with this provider
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Dec 10, 2019
Awesome doctor, great bedside manner and knowledgeable. These characteristics are important to me, will keep me coming back and will offer a referral.
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Dec 7, 2019
Attentive to detail. Compassionate. Listened well and responded completely to my questions
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Dec 7, 2019
great
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Dec 6, 2019
Dr. R is the best. I really think he is so compassionate and caring and very knowledgeable. Glad he is my Doctor.
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Dec 5, 2019
always professional and caring
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Dec 3, 2019
I can only say that everyone there are 100% professional and courteous!
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Dec 3, 2019
Dr R is very friendly and according to his bio very competent. Glad to have him as my caregiver.
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Nov 28, 2019
I've been seeing Dr Rawitscher for over 17 years and he's great at keeping me healthy and watching for problems.
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Nov 22, 2019
Dr. Rawitscher takes the time to ask important questions after the examination.
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Nov 21, 2019
Excellent care. I recommended Dr. Rawitscher to my wife and she also thinks he is great.
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Nov 21, 2019
I feel he is a wonderful Doctor. Very caring about your concerns.
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Nov 18, 2019
Dr. Rawitscher really cares about my problem & wants problems solved.
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Nov 16, 2019
He spent time explaining test results and I had several questions and he spent the time to answer them. Explanations were clear and easy to understand.
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Nov 12, 2019
very helpful and professional
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Nov 10, 2019
well run office
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Nov 9, 2019
caring, understanding, and polite.
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Nov 7, 2019
Everyone in this office gave such great customer service, as they always do.
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Nov 6, 2019
Always , GREAT service !!!
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Nov 4, 2019
keeps me alive!
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Nov 4, 2019
I love Dr Rawitscher. Main problem is you cannot get an appointment with him between scheduled way in advance visits. so if a problem or concern arises I have to see a NP. I have not liked any of the NPs I have seen.
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