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Douglas Sean Fornfeist, MD

Hand & Wrist Surgery, Orthopedic Surgery
Accepts New Patients
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About
Serving all people by providing personalized health and wellness through exemplary care, education and research.

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
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Aetna - Elect Choice
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Aetna - Health Network Only
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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 HMO
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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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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 HMO
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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 - 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 - Federal Select PPO
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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 - CAC Plan
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Cigna - Cigna Choice Fund
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Cigna - EPO
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Cigna - Flexcare
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Cigna - HMO
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Cigna - HMO Open Access
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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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Healthscope - DART ACO
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Healthscope - DART ACO Flex
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Humana - ChoiceCare
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Humana - ChoiceCare Preferred Network
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Humana - Commercial HMO Plans
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Humana - Commercial PPO Plans
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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 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
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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 - 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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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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Texas Medicaid & Healthcare Partnership (TMHP) - TMHP Medicaid
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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 - 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 - CHIP
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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 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 - Options PPO
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UnitedHealth - PPO
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UnitedHealth - Secure Horizons
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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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UnitedHealth - STAR
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UnitedHealth - STAR Kids
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UnitedHealth - STAR+PLUS
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UnitedHealth - UHC West Signature Value Gated HMO
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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: Orthopedic Surgery, Duke University Medical Center (1999)
  • Residency: Orthopedic Surgery, Scott And White Graduate Medical Education (1998)
  • Medical School: Medical Doctor, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center (1993)
  • Residency: Orthopedic Surgery, Scott And White Memorial Hospital (1998)
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 13, 2019, Douglas Sean Fornfeist, MD  has reported no outside relationship with Industry that is applicable to this listing.

Reviews(205)
Overall: 4.9*
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Dec 6, 2019
great care good explanation for all treatments
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Dec 4, 2019
Great Doctor and Staff
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Dec 4, 2019
This doctor, and everyone i have ever dealt with at any BSW location is excellent. i recommend your facilities to everyone.
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Dec 4, 2019
sets the bar that all providers should strive for
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Dec 1, 2019
As usual, I had a great visit with Dr. Fornfeist.
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Nov 21, 2019
it is refreshing to interact with a health care professional who is so dedicated to his chosen career of helping others. Dr. Fornfeist explained my health concerns at length in terms easily understood. His knowledge gained through education and hands on experience was shared in amiable conversation.Moreover, he offered multiple treatment plans explaining pros and cons along with expected outcomes. My questions and thoughts were given patience and consideration which conveyed a sense that Dr. Fornfeist is compassionate for the human condition.
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Nov 14, 2019
Dr. Fornfiest has preformed 4 surgeries on my hands. He is the absolute best and most caring Dr. I have ever had!
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Nov 14, 2019
Dr Fornfeist was, as always, very compassionate and thoroughly explains treatment options.
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Nov 6, 2019
Dr. D. Fornfeist is one of the finest / smart physician !!!! Represents BSW so well that will continue patient like me to refer him to family & friends, even outside Texas. He is a " keeper " to this wonderful institution that I am always so grateful.
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Nov 5, 2019
Wonderful provider. I feel blessed to have been referred to him.
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Nov 4, 2019
Most times the Doctors seem rushed, in a hurry to get out of the room, so not sure we covered all the issues completely.
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Oct 23, 2019
he is the best!
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Oct 23, 2019
This care provider is unfailingly caring and clear in his discussion of your problem and your options for care.
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Oct 22, 2019
Very pleased with Dr Fornfeist and the Staff.
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Oct 19, 2019
Best care provider I've seen
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Oct 18, 2019
Dr F has a fantastic personality to go with his expertise and genuine concern for my health. I trust him implicitly.
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Oct 11, 2019
very professional
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Oct 10, 2019
always concerned
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Oct 9, 2019
I have been his patient for over 19 years-and in my opinion he's the best there is.
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Oct 9, 2019
Very attentive and explained my condition and possible courses of treatment. My questions were answered very honestly, and easy to understand language. Dr. Fornfeist was very thorough, but also balanced medical opinion, lifestyle, and treatment options.
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Oct 8, 2019
always treated very well there
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Oct 7, 2019
the doctor and staff were kind and courteous. I would definitely recommend this clinic to family and friends!
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Oct 2, 2019
professional, courteous, gentle, practical, put me at ease, explaining steps in easy to understand terms.
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Sep 30, 2019
Dr Fornfeit is an excellent doctor
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Sep 28, 2019
Dr. Fornfeist is the best. I drive 40 miles to see him.
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Sep 25, 2019
very good
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Sep 25, 2019
The Dr was patient to answer all my questions. his explanation allowed me to make a good decision on my treatment.
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Sep 23, 2019
He is friendly, caring, explains clearly and has my trust.
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Sep 21, 2019
Dr. Fornfeist is the kindness, most caring, knowledge Doctor that I have ever had in 64 years of my life.
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Sep 19, 2019
The staff, to include doctor, all showed concern for me. The doctor was straight forward explaining my plan for care and it was obvious my best interest was at hand. This office has my full confidence.
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Sep 19, 2019
He was very nice and and helpful
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Sep 18, 2019
It was easy to schedule an appointment because I set it up for every quarter. Otherwise, he seems very very busy. Waiting room very busy. My experience has always been a great one with Dr Fornfeist and his team and staff!!
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Sep 16, 2019
Dr. Fornfeist is amazing and truly cares about his patients!
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Sep 16, 2019
I have always been treated with the best care at this hospital/Dr. office. Dr. Fornfiest is an excellent and very caring Dr.
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Sep 12, 2019
He's the best surgeon and a fantastic doctor!!
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Sep 12, 2019
I was pleased with every aspect of this appointment.
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Sep 11, 2019
Dr. Fornfeist is spectacular and he is an asset to BSW. I would follow him to receive care.
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Sep 11, 2019
very pleasant, well informed on my needs . to make decision for my problem .
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Sep 6, 2019
He is always very caring
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Sep 5, 2019
I have been a patient since he first began working at S&W. He is always very friendly and explains things in terms that I understand. Great doctor!!!
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Sep 5, 2019
Dr. Fornfeist, I hope I spelled his last name correctly, is one of the best. The only thing missing from his office is a buffet table and chairs.
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Sep 4, 2019
Dr Fornfiest is an exceptional physician and truly cares about doing what is best for his patients. I highly recommend him!!
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Sep 3, 2019
Simply the best. Can't get any better.
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Sep 3, 2019
I want to thank Dr Fornfiest for the exceptional care he has provided me with through the years. I will miss him and his staff.
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Aug 31, 2019
very informative.and easily understood. listens to my concerns and answers my questions
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Aug 30, 2019
very clear and concise explanation of diagnosis and suggested treatment
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Aug 28, 2019
He is intelligent, professional, and compassionate.
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Aug 27, 2019
He is the BEST.
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Aug 27, 2019
Dr. Fornfeist has always been prompt, friendly, professional, & caring. I highly recommend him.
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Aug 27, 2019
I applaud the intake, tech who brought me in to the exam room, Dr Fornfiest and his assistant for the excellent care and understanding my medical problem. I was 2 hours early and they took me in, I live 2.5 hours away.
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Aug 23, 2019
Always outstanding in every way
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Aug 22, 2019
very friendly, informative and honest
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Aug 16, 2019
This was an excellent organization everyone involved but appeared to be genuinely concerned to make sure I had good care and understood the decisions about my care. I would have no hesitation in recommending this facility and provider.
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Aug 13, 2019
He is always very nice and friendly. And he always keeps me informed with the issue that I have when I come in. I would definitely reccomend him to family and friends!
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Aug 13, 2019
Dr. For Geist has helped me twice before and each of my experiences have been over the top great! the only problem is waiting 2 + months to get in.
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Aug 10, 2019
I have been useing dr fornfiest for 18 years and he is great
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Aug 9, 2019
During each visit my visit has went very well. He is taking good care of me.
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Aug 7, 2019
I have known Dr Fornfeist a long time,he is awesome...
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Aug 5, 2019
Dr. Fornfeist is one of the best providers I have ever had.
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Aug 3, 2019
Dr. Fornfiest is exceptionally kind and very thoughtful of the care that he provides.
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Jul 31, 2019
great we have a plangot me test for that afternoon awesome job looking forward to Dr and surgery to fix my hand
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Jul 31, 2019
Everyone was Great , .
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Jul 31, 2019
very good about listening to my problem and took care of me very quickly and professionally.
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