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Douglas Fox, MD

Neurosurgery

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About Douglas Fox, MD

Dr. Fox is a board certified, fellowship trained neurosurgeon with a special interest in surgically treating complex spinal conditions with minimally invasive techniques and innovative technologies. He treats any neurological surgical need, specifically those that require brain or spinal surgery. Conditions Dr. Fox commonly treats include herniated disc, spinal stenosis and brain and tumors.

Dr. Fox has been recognized as a Top Doc 2020, 2021 and 2022 by Austin Monthly Magazine. Winners are nominated by their peers as among the best in their region/nation in their medical specialty.



LanguagesEnglish
Ages SeenAdults, Geriatrics
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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 Only
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
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
Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Access PPO
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Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Extended PPO
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Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Plus HMO
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Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Plus PPO
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Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Preferred EPO Network
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Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Preferred HMO - Individual Marketplace
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Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Preferred HMO Network - Group
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Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Preferred PPO Network
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Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - BSW SeniorCare Advantage HMO
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Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - BSW SeniorCare Advantage PPO
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Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - BSWH Employee Network - PPO & HSA
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Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - BSWH Employee Network - SEQA & EQA
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Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - Covenant Preferred HMO
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Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - EPO Network-Group
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Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - EPO Network-Individual/Family
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Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - ERS BSW Preferred HMO Network
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Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - Hendrick Health Employee Plan
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Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - HMO Network-Group
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Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - HMO Network-Individual/Family
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Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - McLane Group Network
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Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - PPO Choice Network
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Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - PPO Choice Preferred Network
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Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - PPO Network-Group
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Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - Pyco Industries Employee Plan
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Baylor Scott & White Quality Alliance - DFW ConnectedCare
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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
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Advantage Silver
Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Choice Plus
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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
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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Brookshire Brothers - Brookshire Brothers Employee Plan (Nexcaliber)
Cigna - CAC Plan
Cigna - Cigna Choice Fund
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Cigna - EPO
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Cigna - Flexcare
Cigna - HMO
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Cigna - HMO Open Acces
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Cigna - HMO Open Access
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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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
FirstCare Health Plans - BSW Plus HMO
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FirstCare Health Plans - BSW Plus PPO
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FirstCare Health Plans - BSW Preferred HMO Network - Group
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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 - Hendrick Health Employee Plan
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FirstCare Health Plans - Pyco Industries Employee Plan
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FirstCare Health Plans - STAR Medicaid - MRSA
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Galaxy Health Network - Galaxy Health Network
Gladney Center - Gladney Center
Healthscope - DART ACO
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Healthscope - DART ACO Flex
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HealthSmart - ACCEL Network
HealthSmart - HealthSmart PPO
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HealthSmart - HealthSmart Preferred Care GEPO
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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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Imagine Health - EPN
Independent Medical Systems - IMS Network
Magellan - CHIP
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Magellan - Navigator Networks
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Magellan - Pinnacle Networks
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Magellan - STAR
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Magellan - STAR Kids
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Magellan - Summit Networks
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Medicaid - AmeriGroup
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Medicaid - Parkland HealthFirst
Medicaid - Superior HealthPlan
Medicaid - Traditional Medicaid
Medical Development International - MDI
Medicare Railroad - Medicare Railroad
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Medicare - Traditional Medicare
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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
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Reny Company - Workers Comp
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Superior Vision - Superior Vision
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Three Rivers Network - Three Rivers Network
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TriWest - VA-PCCC
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UnitedHealth - Secure Horizons
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UnitedHealth - STAR
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University Mary Hardin - Baylor-Employee Benefit Plan
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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, Washington University School of Medicine (Missouri) (1999)
  • Internship: General Surgery, Washington University in St. Louis School of Medic (2000)
  • Residency: Neurological Surgery, Washington University in St. Louis School of Medic (2005)
  • Fellowship: Cerebrovascular and Skull Base, Barrow Neurological Institute (2006)
  • Fellowship: Complex Spinal Surgery, Barrow Neurological Institute (2007)
Certifications
  • Neurological Surgery (General Cert) - American Board of Neurological Surgery
Industry Relationships

Physicians who are not employed, contracted with administrative duties or performing research with Baylor Scott & White Health are not required to report relationships and activities with industry partners such as pharmaceutical, biotech, or medical device companies (collectively referred to as Industry). Information regarding these relationships is therefore not available on this page. However, patients may visit CMS’ Open Payments Database for more information, and should feel free to speak with their physician about relationships with Industry.

Reviews (131) for Douglas Fox, MD

Overall: 4.8*
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Sep 11, 2022
Dr Fox was really really concerned about my back cleaned everything to me properly the doctor seemed to care about his patients how to recommend him to anybody
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Sep 9, 2022
He listens well & explains complex issues in a way I can understand. BSW is blessed to have Dr. Fox.
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Sep 9, 2022
Good
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Sep 6, 2022
My first visit as I was referred by my PT manager. Very good experience with Dr. Fox explaining surgery and recovery. Recommendations for additional test is completed but unsure when I can revisit Dr. Fox to go over options with my husband before scheduling surgery according to receptionist as no appointments available in near future. I messaged the doctor, PA says office will call me. I really want an opportunity to discuss this surgery with surgeon and my spouse. It's a big surgery which I need some reassurance from doctor and staff that they will be there to help me through it all.
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Sep 4, 2022
Very thorough and explains all
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Sep 1, 2022
Listened to me and explained the procedure.
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Sep 1, 2022
This was an initial visit. I had no problems communicating with him and understanding his care.
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Sep 1, 2022
Very professional and patient
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Aug 30, 2022
Already have and now they are patients of Dr. Fox. I should have gone to Dr. Fox year's ago.
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Aug 25, 2022
Dr. Fox always takes his time and explains everything related to my care. Back surgery is scary, but he makes it possible to be much less scared. Dr. Fox is very caring and personable. I have followed him from his other location, and since he has worked on my back before I know that he will have my best interest and take care of me.
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Aug 23, 2022
Awesome
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Aug 22, 2022
Feel confident he is trying to find solution to my prob
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Aug 22, 2022
Ok
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Aug 21, 2022
Amazing service very professional
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Aug 18, 2022
Best experience Excellent
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Aug 16, 2022
Very professional on time and listened to issues.
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Aug 16, 2022
Professional medical service, detailed what needed to be done for my condition, I'm completely confident with this provider
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Aug 12, 2022
He answered my questions and was respectful.
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Aug 9, 2022
Great doctor
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Aug 8, 2022
Dr Fox was extremely helpful and knowledgeable for my sitiation! Excellent Dr that I'm excited to receive care from
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Aug 6, 2022
Excellent
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Aug 5, 2022
Dr. Fox treated me for a brain tumor in 2010. I trust him completely to provide the best care for me.
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Aug 4, 2022
Staff very polite and helpful. I have referred Dr. Fox to friends.
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Aug 4, 2022
All of my questions were answered in a timely manner.
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Aug 2, 2022
Listen to patient
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Jul 19, 2022
It was a pleasure meeting Dr Fox
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Jul 16, 2022
He has always been great with me and I have total confidence in him
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Jul 16, 2022
Dr. Fox is so professional and have perfect bedside manners.
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Jul 6, 2022
Very good
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Jul 1, 2022
Dr. Fox moved to bigger facility with lot more space .... That is great especially in this COVID time..... Dr. Fox as good or better than I know.... Answer all the questions, give me options to avoid or delay surgery, that is very positive sign for a great surgeon!
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Jun 30, 2022
Very pleased
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Jun 29, 2022
Dr. Fox, was so very kind, and encouraging, wonderful bedside manner, professional, made me feel very encouraged!
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Jun 23, 2022
Excellent care
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Jun 19, 2022
Dr Fox really was concerned in the best way to treat me. He ordered a CT scan to get a better look at my back.I felt really at ease with his decisions.
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Jun 17, 2022
Professional,attentive to patient guestions. Thorough in what & whyProcedure needs to be accomplished. Relaxes fears & makes patient comfortable in procedure needed.
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Jun 14, 2022
Prepared and very thorough
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Jun 10, 2022
Dr Fox listened to me & took time to hear my concerns & to read a report I brought with me from a previous pain episode of my existing neck problem.
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Jun 6, 2022
Knowledgeable and expedience
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Jun 6, 2022
Bed side manners are awesome I really appreciated how the Dr explained why I am in pain and how he would fix them
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May 31, 2022
Excellent Doctor and staff
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May 14, 2022
Good experience.
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May 13, 2022
Outstanding bedside manner
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May 11, 2022
Excellent explanation of issues
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May 10, 2022
Dr. Was very business like.
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May 3, 2022
Dr Fox is outstanding in every way!
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May 3, 2022
Very professional
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Apr 26, 2022
Very personable & patient with questions
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Apr 20, 2022
Very clear on procedure that will need to be perform and also the what if. Very please with Dr. Fox and his PA
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Apr 19, 2022
Already have recommend Dr. Fox and staff to others who have already begun treatment by Dr. Fox.
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Apr 15, 2022
Lots of time listening to me and explaining things to me in terms I could easily follow
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Apr 14, 2022
Excellent service and explanation of my back situation.
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Apr 12, 2022
Great
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Apr 10, 2022
I like dr. FOX really well.
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Apr 8, 2022
Would go back
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Apr 7, 2022
There was hardly any wait time. Dr. Fox explained what was going on in my spine. I was pleased to know no surgery was required. I appreciated his time and his expertise.
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Apr 5, 2022
Excellent as always.
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