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Douglas Sean Fornfeist, MD

Hand & Wrist Surgery, Orthopedic Surgery
Accepts New Patients
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LanguagesEnglish
Ages SeenAdolescents (ages 12-18), Adults, Geriatrics
Hospital Affiliations
  • Baylor Scott & White Continuing Care Hospital - Temple
  • 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
Accepts New Patients
Aetna - Elect Choice
Accepts New Patients
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
Accepts New Patients
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
Accepts New Patients
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
Accepts New Patients
Scott & White Health Plan - PPO Choice Preferred Network
Accepts New Patients
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
Accepts New Patients
UnitedHealth - Options PPO
Accepts New Patients
UnitedHealth - PPO
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UnitedHealth - Select +
Accepts New Patients
UnitedHealth - Select EPO
Accepts New Patients
UnitedHealth - Select HMO
Accepts New Patients
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 (1993)
  • Residency: Orthopedic Surgery, Scott and White Graduate Medical Education (1998)
  • Fellowship: Orthopedic Surgery, Duke University Medical Center (1999)
Certifications
  • Orthopaedic Surgery (General Cert) - American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
  • Hand Surgery (Sub-Spec 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, Douglas Sean Fornfeist, MD  has reported no outside relationship with Industry that is applicable to this listing.

Reviews(184)
Overall: 4.9*
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Sep 13, 2020
have had experience with Dr Fornfeist in past years. He is one of the nicest people I've ever met. His work has always been top notch and no question he is one of the best.
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Sep 13, 2020
this doctor is probably one of the best providers at S&W
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Sep 9, 2020
The best
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Aug 29, 2020
very professional
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Aug 29, 2020
Knowledgable, friendly, and thorough. Some of the best medical care I have received.
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Aug 28, 2020
he always makes to to explain and address every single concern. he is very kind, and I always leave feeling completely confident with the care I receive.
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Aug 28, 2020
Excellent
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Aug 27, 2020
It is such a pleasure to visit this provider !
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Aug 25, 2020
I appreciate that he takes the time to listen to me and answer questions.
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Aug 20, 2020
Thanks for listening and taking good care of me.
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Aug 19, 2020
Dr. Fornfeist and resident doctor (forgot his name) were courteous, caring and professional.
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Aug 15, 2020
He was a gentleman and treated me with respect and concern for my wishes
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Aug 14, 2020
Always very thorough. Good explanations of why having issues and options to correct. Friendly, caring. Staff provides excellent customer service.
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Aug 13, 2020
Very good bedside manner listens to me explains thing in awaythat I can understand. would never consider using anyone else.
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Aug 12, 2020
it was like you are a very special patient
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Aug 12, 2020
positive. very confident and sure of how to help me.
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Aug 12, 2020
attention to my needs and respond to my email suggestions to shorten time figuring out my problem
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Aug 11, 2020
He was very professional very knowledgeable and friendly.
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Jul 31, 2020
very caring.
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Jul 31, 2020
dr listened to my concerns and came up with the best possible solution. was courteous and professional
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Jul 29, 2020
DR n staff were great answering questions and great advice and care
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Jul 28, 2020
have used him before and recommended him to friends
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Jul 24, 2020
knowledgeable, great customer service, caring & compassionate
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Jul 23, 2020
Dr. Fornfiest has been my hand doctor for a very long time, I would not see anyone else.
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Jul 22, 2020
A+
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Jul 21, 2020
excellent provider
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Jul 20, 2020
very caring physician!
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Jul 11, 2020
kind and professional
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Jul 10, 2020
This was my first appointment in several years with Dr. Fornfeist and was glad to have him again as my doctor.
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Jul 9, 2020
He is a very Professional and shows he cares for his patience.
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Jul 9, 2020
Outstanding
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Jul 9, 2020
I really enjoy stopping by to see Dr. Fornfeist. He great to talk with and is really sharp in his field. The hors d'oeuvres and cous cous are simply the best I've tasted.
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Jul 8, 2020
He is ALWAYS sweet and very helpful.
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Jul 1, 2020
Felt like I was being properly cared for,and was made to feel comfortable.
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Jul 1, 2020
Dr. Fornfeist is an amazing physician! Very compassionate and knowledgeable!! I've been a nurse for 32 years and have metmany, so I know a great Dr when I meet one.
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Jul 1, 2020
He was very nice
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Jul 1, 2020
Very good
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Jun 30, 2020
He was very nice, took the time to answer my questions.
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Jun 30, 2020
As always Dr. Fornfeist is a compassionate, caring, intelligent and friendly person who is always very easy to talk to. Great individual
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Jun 29, 2020
Dr. Fornfeist is always professional and efficient
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Jun 29, 2020
Always outstanding, caring, and professional
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Jun 20, 2020
Always on time. Gives clear, concise explanations. Always cheerful and upbeat. My favorite Doctor!
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Jun 20, 2020
Very good!!! Great bedside manner!!
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Jun 16, 2020
Very courteous and in tune to my ongoing issue
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Jun 13, 2020
Great as always!
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Jun 13, 2020
Always provides excellent care! Always asks about my husband.
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Jun 13, 2020
Through multiple appointments Dr. Fornfeist has exhibited enthusiasm and exemplary orthopedic knowledge in assisting me with my hand issues.His calm, confident nature puts one at ease.He has listened patiently to all concerns then shared his conclusions and recommendations for treatment options if needed.Baylor Scott and White and we patients are fortunate to have Dr. Fornfeist on our Care Team.
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Jun 12, 2020
dr fornfiest is so friendly and professional and fixed the problem very quickly and efficiently. great bed side manner.
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Jun 11, 2020
Dr. Fornfeist is knowledgeable, professional, and empathetic.
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Jun 10, 2020
He was a great provider, but i just do not live close enough to continue seeing him for a routine problem.
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Jun 10, 2020
Dr. Fornfeist has done both of my hands for me with very good results. I expect the same from this surgery as well. I have recommended him to several folks and they are very happy with him also.
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Jun 9, 2020
Dr. Fornfeist and his team are the model that should be used for every office at Baylor Scott & White! they are excellent!
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Jun 8, 2020
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Jun 5, 2020
I love this doctor and his entire staff. They were professional kind and informative.
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Jun 3, 2020
best doctor at S&W !!!!
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Jun 3, 2020
His shots do not hurt.
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Jun 2, 2020
Caring, professional, & almost always on time.
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May 30, 2020
I have known him for almost yrs. and he is the best.
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May 29, 2020
Very professional
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May 29, 2020
Very honest and clear about the procedure he is recommending.
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May 28, 2020
listened and comprehend what I was saying. explained and outlined types of care.
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May 28, 2020
Very pleased.
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May 27, 2020
Dr. Fornfeist was amazing. He listened to me every time I saw him. He understands my needs as a senior athlete and was willing to go out of his way to help me. The surgery has (so far) allowed me to return to full performance, enhancing not only my physical but mental health. I couldn't be happier. Not only is he a fantastic surgeon but he's truly a caring person. He represents S&W so well!
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May 24, 2020
Friendly, concerned about the pain
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May 21, 2020
My first time meeting Dr.Douglas Sean Fornfeist and he's staff was excellent.
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May 20, 2020
always tells you straight up what is going on
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May 20, 2020
As always he cares about me as well as care needed for me. Professional, caring, & friendly
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May 19, 2020
Excellent care. Have known him for years.
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May 19, 2020
dr fornfeist is an amazing surgeon. he has genuine compassion and concern for his patients.
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May 19, 2020
Personal, explains details, listens, high skillsets, pleasant
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May 15, 2020
Superior care and concern about not just my medical care but also about me in general.
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May 14, 2020
Excellent patient interaction, concern, attention to detail. Follow-up is great.
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May 13, 2020
Dr Fornfiest is wonderful.
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May 13, 2020
This was just an annual follow-up visit to be sure the knuckle replacement I had in 2013 is still in place and looking good. I think the world of Dr. Fornfeist and heartily recommend him to anyone who needs a hand doctor.
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May 12, 2020
I felt as my issue was the only one at the time with doctor and staff.
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May 10, 2020
only second time I've seen and first was maybe 10 min before surgery. just getting to know but liking what I see so far.
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May 9, 2020
thanks it was great
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May 9, 2020
very welcoming and personable. he took the time to explain everything including all treatment plans/options.
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May 8, 2020
Excellent care with simple and clear explanation of issue and therapy needed to resolve problem. Took great care in making me feel comfortable with decision for surgery and with the actual surgery. Great doctor with great bedside manners. Entire clinic staff were great and took very good care of me.
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May 5, 2020
Never have I met a physician with such a great concern for his patients.
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May 5, 2020
I had an excellent experience with this dr. very impressed. only downside was it took a long time to get an appointment but I guess that's the result of being a good dr. Everybody wants to see him
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May 1, 2020
he has done multiple surgeries really excellent surgeon and generally a class act
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Apr 29, 2020
great doctor !
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