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Donavan Kip Murphy, MD

Orthopedic Surgery, Shoulder Surgery
Accepts New Patients
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Dr. Murphy received his medical degree from Texas Tech University Health Science Center School of Medicine in Lubbock, TX, where he is proud to have served as president of his medical school class for four years. After his Orthopedic Surgery residency at Baylor Scott & White Medical Center - Temple, he received specialty training as a fellow of the San Francisco Shoulder, Elbow and Hand Clinic. Dr. Murphy treats his patients with compassionate, individualized care. He strives to help his patients return to the activities they enjoy as quickly and safely as possible.

LanguagesEnglish
Ages SeenGeriatrics, Adults, Adolescents (ages 12-18)
Hospital Affiliations
  • Baylor Scott & White Medical Center - Temple
  • Baylor Scott & White Medical Center - Round Rock
  • Baylor Scott & White Medical Center - Buda
  • Baylor Scott & White Medical Center - Austin
  • Baylor Scott & White Medical Center - Lakeway
  • Baylor Scott & White Medical Center - Marble Falls
Insurance Accepted
*Accepted plans and benefits may vary by location.
INSURANCE PLAN
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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 - CHIP
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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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FirstCare Health Plans - STAR Medicaid - MRSA
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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 - 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 Choice Network
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Scott & White Health Plan - PPO Choice Preferred Network
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Scott & White Health Plan - PPO Network-Group
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Scott & White Health Plan - RightCare STAR Medicaid Network
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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 - CHIP
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Superior - CHIP Perinate
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Superior - Foster Care
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Superior - STAR
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Superior - STAR+PLUS
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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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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, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center (2010)
  • Residency: Orthopedic Surgery, Texas A and M College of Medicine/Scott and White (2015)
  • Fellowship: Orthopedic Surgery, San Francisco Shoulder Elbow and Hand Clinic (2016)
Certifications
  • Orthopaedic Surgery (General Cert) - American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
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, Donavan Kip Murphy, MD  has reported no outside relationship with Industry that is applicable to this listing.

Reviews(135)
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Sep 11, 2020
Dr Murphy is the BEST.
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Aug 25, 2020
Excellent visit. This was my first visit; follow up and potential surgery is in the process of discussion and scheduling.
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Aug 25, 2020
very good
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Aug 24, 2020
Dr. Murphy will be doing Carpal Tunnel surgery on both hands tomorrow, so far he has been awesome to work with, I'm really hoping this surgery will give me the relief I need!
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Aug 21, 2020
the visit was great and the doctor was friendly and very supportive
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Aug 20, 2020
Dr. Murphy is an excellent physician.
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Aug 20, 2020
I was very pleased with Dr. Murphy's services. He was always professional in his services. Always had as much time as was needed to take care of my needs. I would definitely recommend him to anyone who need his type of speciality.
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Aug 20, 2020
great job all around
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Aug 14, 2020
Knowledgeable and kind. Thorough but concise. Very pleased.
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Aug 9, 2020
Very good explanation of issue!
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Aug 6, 2020
always great!
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Aug 2, 2020
Dr. Murphy was extremely supportive and offered excellent advice and understandable information.
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Jul 31, 2020
Dr Murphy is a very talented doctor and he's very concerned that you leave his office the best you can be, a real gentleman.
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Jul 30, 2020
Very competent in all aspects of care.
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Jul 26, 2020
Listens, genuinely cares and is never in a rush.
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Jul 13, 2020
Dr. Murphy discussed my options thoroughly and help me understand my diagnosis in lay terms.
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Jul 4, 2020
Professional
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Jun 27, 2020
very good
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Jun 25, 2020
my husband was with me & he included him in answering any questions he al had. he made sure we understood his diagnosis & the xrays, & gave us his best options for me to find the best solution. my husband & I chose & provider provided the first step immediately. Was interested & caring & knowledgable.
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Jun 24, 2020
doctor was caring ,courteous , and provides thorough explanations and treatment
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Jun 24, 2020
Dr. Murphy is profession and thorough. He treats me with respect and answers all of my questions.
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Jun 19, 2020
Dr Murphy was excellent at answering my questions and concerns. also, his assistant who verified my information before the Dr. came in was efficient and warm. pleasant experience.
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Jun 15, 2020
Dr Murphy is a very thorough provider that cares about the best outcomes for his patients. He took the time to come to the ED at 10 pm to evaluate me at the bedside when I broke my femur. Throughout my care in the hospital, and clinic visit, he has been nothing short of stellar.
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Jun 15, 2020
He fixed my shoulder. He is the best!
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Jun 7, 2020
Very professional, informative, caring. Overall good experience. Accomplished what I needed.
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Jun 5, 2020
excellent
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Jun 3, 2020
very pleased
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Jun 2, 2020
positive experience, felt well care for, successful surgery and after care
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Jun 2, 2020
Dr. Murphy listened, talked with me rather than to a computer screen, answered my questions thoroughly, and administered the injections as painlessly as possible.
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May 26, 2020
have highly recommended him to others.
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May 22, 2020
entire experience made me feel comfortable and confident that I was in good hands. hopefully I will feel the same after the surgery.
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May 19, 2020
Met and exceeded my expectations.
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May 19, 2020
Extremely pleased with Dr. Murphy's service. He is patience, courteous, takes whatever amount of time needed to answer my questions. I will always uses him for any orthopedic care.
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May 19, 2020
very concerned about care and future care
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May 15, 2020
excellent caring knowledgeable physician
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May 9, 2020
Pleasant experience. He was willing to discuss and answer questions.
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May 7, 2020
OUTSTANDING!
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May 5, 2020
awesome thanks for the unbelievable attention to detail and explaining everything.
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