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Eric Nathan Alford, MD

Family Medicine
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Ages SeenInfants and Toddlers (ages 0-2), Children (ages 3-11), Adolescents (ages 12-18), Adults, Geriatrics, Newborns (0-28 days)
Hospital Affiliations
  • Baylor Scott & White Medical Center - Brenham
  • Baylor Scott & White Medical Center - College Station
  • 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
Aetna - Choice POS II
Aetna - Elect Choice
Aetna - Health Network Option
Aetna - HMO
Aetna - Managed Choice
Aetna - Open Access Elect Choice
Aetna - Open Access Managed Choice
Aetna - Open Access Select
Aetna - Open Choice PPO
Aetna - QPOS
Aetna - Select SM
Baylor Scott & White Quality Alliance - DFW ConnectedCare
Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Advantage HMO
Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Choice PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Essentials
Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Essentials Access HMO
Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Premier
Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Premier Open Access HMO
Blue Cross Blue Shield - Indemnity
Blue Cross Blue Shield - Medicare Advantage
Blue Cross Blue Shield - Medicare Advantage - EFH Retirees
Blue Cross Blue Shield - Medicare Advantage - Oncor
Blue Cross Blue Shield - ParPlan
Blue Cross Blue Shield - STAR Kids
Blue Cross Blue Shield - Traditional
Cigna - Cigna Choice Fund
Cigna - EPO
Cigna - HMO
Cigna - HMO Open Acces
Cigna - HMO/POS
Cigna - LocalPlus
Cigna - LocalPlusIN
Cigna - Network
Cigna - Network Open Access
Cigna - Network POS
Cigna - Open Access Plus
Cigna - POS
Cigna - POS Open Access
Cigna - PPO
FirstCare Health Plans - BSW Preferred HMO Network - Group
FirstCare Health Plans - CHIP
FirstCare Health Plans - FirstCare Access PPO Network
FirstCare Health Plans - FirstCare Advantage Dual SNP (HMO SNP)
FirstCare Health Plans - FirstCare Select HMO Network
FirstCare Health Plans - FirstCare Select Plus HMO Network
FirstCare Health Plans - STAR Medicaid - MRSA
Healthscope - DART ACO
Healthscope - DART ACO Flex
Humana Behavioral - Tricare Members only
Humana - ChoiceCare
Humana - Commercial HMO Plans
Humana - Commercial PPO Plans
Humana - Humana Preferred
Humana - Medicare Advantage Plans (exclude Southwestern Health Resources Network)
Humana - National POS
Medicare Railroad - Medicare Railroad
Medicare - Traditional Medicare
Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Plus HMO
Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Plus PPO
Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Preferred EPO Network
Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Preferred HMO - Individual Marketplace
Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Preferred HMO Network - Group
Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Preferred PPO Network
Scott & White Health Plan - BSWH Employee Network - PPO & HSA
Scott & White Health Plan - BSWH Employee Network - SEQA & EQA
Scott & White Health Plan - EPO Network-Group
Scott & White Health Plan - EPO Network-Individual/Family
Scott & White Health Plan - ERS BSW Preferred HMO Network
Scott & White Health Plan - HMO Network-Group
Scott & White Health Plan - HMO Network-Individual/Family
Scott & White Health Plan - McLane Group Network
Scott & White Health Plan - PPO Choice Network
Scott & White Health Plan - PPO Network-Group
Scott & White Health Plan - SeniorCare Advantage HMO
Scott & White Health Plan - SeniorCare Advantage PPO
Superior - CHIP
Superior - CHIP Perinate
Superior - Foster Care
Superior - STAR
Superior - STAR+PLUS
Tricare - Tricare Extra
Tricare - Tricare Prime
Tricare - Tricare Select
TriWest - VA-PCCC
UnitedHealth - Charter EPO
UnitedHealth - Charter HMO
UnitedHealth - Charter POS
UnitedHealth - Choice +HMO
UnitedHealth - Choice EPO
UnitedHealth - Choice HMO
UnitedHealth - Choice Plus POS
UnitedHealth - Core Choice Plus POS
UnitedHealth - Core EPO
UnitedHealth - Core HMO
UnitedHealth - Navigate EPO
UnitedHealth - Navigate HMO
UnitedHealth - Navigate HMO+
UnitedHealth - Navigate POS
UnitedHealth - Options PPO
UnitedHealth - PPO
UnitedHealth - Select +
UnitedHealth - Select EPO
UnitedHealth - Select HMO
UnitedHealth - Select Plus POS
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 A&M University - Office of the Registrar (2010)
  • Residency: Family Medicine, McLennan County Medical Education & Research (2013)
Certifications
  • Family Medicine - American Board of Family Medicine
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 Aug 25, 2020, Eric Nathan Alford, MD  has reported no outside relationship with Industry that is applicable to this listing.

Reviews(237)
Overall: 4.8*
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Apr 16, 2021
Very friendly and helpful. Always concerned about my health and well being.
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Apr 16, 2021
such a genuine caring person. He is my husband's dr and cares for several of my grandchildren. Top Notch!
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Apr 15, 2021
Dr. Alford listens intently.
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Apr 14, 2021
Dr. Alford is Excellent!!! I would always recommend him!
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Apr 14, 2021
Love going to see Dr. Alford he always answers our questions to where we can understand what's going on, I would recommend him for anybody
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Apr 13, 2021
I would like an easier way to contact my caregiver between appts.
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Apr 13, 2021
Was really great
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Apr 12, 2021
Answers and explains all my questions. very honest.
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Apr 10, 2021
very good
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Apr 7, 2021
Dr Alford is very caring and professional and courteous and concerned and would recommend him to anyone
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Apr 7, 2021
He was very concerned about my care ask me questions answered any questions I asked.
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Mar 31, 2021
Dr. Alford is great. He is courteous, kind and knowledgeable. I have complete trust in him and feel comfortable knowing that he is my doctor. I cannot say enough good things about him.
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Mar 30, 2021
we have always loved Dr Alford and the way he cares for our children. We prefer him over anyone.
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Mar 28, 2021
I couldn't ask for better care than what is always provided by Dr Alford and his staff!!
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Mar 27, 2021
very good and interested in my condition and my questions and overall health !
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Mar 26, 2021
excellent bedside manner and care
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Mar 24, 2021
best i been around. hope he stays with me
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Mar 23, 2021
met or exceeded expectations
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Mar 21, 2021
Dr. Alford is always very kind and takes time with me as a patient. He is very knowledgeable about everything that I have gone to him for. He showed me pictures on my last visit pertaining to his diagnosis. He listens to me very carefully and respects my feelings on things that concern me. He is a great doctor and I always have a great deal of confidence in him.
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Mar 12, 2021
attentive, compassionate, informed.
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Mar 12, 2021
Excellent
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Mar 11, 2021
Best Doctor we have had. Dr Alford takes the time to explain everything. He also discuss next steps.
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Mar 8, 2021
Personable and sincere for what's best for your health needs. I had a list of health questions when I came in and he addressed all of my concerns professionally and knowledgeably.
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Mar 2, 2021
Dr. Alford has been one of the best care providers I have had. He is knowledgeable and takes time to explain everything
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Mar 2, 2021
the best primary care physician I have been treated by.
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Feb 28, 2021
Dr Alford is top notch.
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Feb 28, 2021
Always interested in my concerns and how to solve them. He's always wants us to be proactive when it comes to my health.
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Feb 26, 2021
always kind and friendly. appears to be very sincere about the care he provides for his patients.
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Feb 26, 2021
first rate
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Feb 26, 2021
Very satisfied
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Feb 24, 2021
confident, competent and friendly
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Feb 24, 2021
very good
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Feb 23, 2021
I always look forward to seeing Dr. Alford he is so caring, sweet & helpful & I feel safe with my health in his hands.
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Feb 21, 2021
VERY good and positive Care .
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Feb 13, 2021
very satisfied!
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Feb 13, 2021
great and thorough doctor.
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Feb 9, 2021
Dr. Alford's great. he takes the time to explain things clearly and seems very sincere about health and well-being of his clients
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Feb 9, 2021
Dr. Alford is such a great doctor I now have my wife and kids as their primary physician
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Feb 6, 2021
the best I ever had Thanks Dr Alford God Bless
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Feb 5, 2021
always very professional and concerned about my well being
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Feb 4, 2021
very good
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Feb 1, 2021
very good
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Feb 1, 2021
A+
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Feb 1, 2021
Dr. Alford was excited with my progress and that reassured me that I was on the correct path in dealing with my new 'lifetime' condition.
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Jan 31, 2021
Dr. Alford and his staff provide excellent care!!
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Jan 30, 2021
Awesome
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Jan 30, 2021
I just love him!!!
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Jan 29, 2021
He truly cares about his patients. He is very easy to talk to and is very compassionate.
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Jan 27, 2021
I feel comfortable and relaxed, no worries or stress being in his office or around him
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Jan 26, 2021
I love Dr Alford. I've always been real happy with Dr Alford. I feel well taken care of. I feel fortunate that he is my doctor.
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Jan 20, 2021
pre op visit
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Jan 14, 2021
Excellent...very professional as well as empathetic.
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Jan 12, 2021
very caring and wants to know everything im dealing with
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Jan 7, 2021
Dr.Alford is a very caring doctor who listens to me
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Jan 6, 2021
best doctor ever!
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Jan 5, 2021
Dr. Alford is one of the best doctors I've ever been managed by. He has immense knowledge of anything medically related and provides the most exceptional care. Furthermore, he goes out of his way to educate you on the exact details of your issues in understandable terms. I believe that Dr. Alford is the epitome of what a primary care physician should be.
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Jan 5, 2021
Professional
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Jan 4, 2021
The doctor was friendly, thorough, and reassuring. He asked questions, checked me physically, and gave me the information I needed.
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Dec 31, 2020
always willing to help
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Dec 24, 2020
Met all my needs and expectations during this visit.
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Dec 23, 2020
great doctor and very competent
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Dec 23, 2020
Dr Alford shows genuine concern for my son's issue. He made sure to tell us to call the nurse directly if we need to be seen ASAP and we would be worked in, as my son has had a crisis in the past. He shares personal experiences making patients feel at ease.
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Dec 23, 2020
we had a wonderful experience. we love our dr Alford is always answer our questions and always gives the best advice.
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Dec 19, 2020
Very knowledgable. Well mannered. Answer questiobns
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Dec 19, 2020
Dr. Alford is the best!
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Dec 16, 2020
down to earth manner and treated with respect
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Dec 11, 2020
Dr. Eric Alford is a great guy and physician! I truly enjoy my visits with him. He is thorough and very knowledgeable. I recommend him to all of my family and friends.
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Dec 9, 2020
care for patient with professionalism. I love to visit Dr. Alford, Eric when I need medical attention.!
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Dec 9, 2020
I love having Dr Alford as my pcp! he always has a smile, listens to very concern I have, answer all of my questions, and explains all aspects of my Healthcare plans or problems. his staff are always in a cheerful mood and are extremely polite! I work as a nurse and my favorite thing about the doctor is I always see him at the station communicating and teaching his staff very respectful and caring towards everyone. over all I have recommended him to everyone that I can! great experience each time I've been there! thank you everyone! the hard work is noticed and you all have set a high standard of patient care!
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Dec 7, 2020
Dr. Alford is a wonderful physician. He is totally prepared when he steps into the room, has already looked over all your records and has questions of his own that he asks. He is easy to talk to and always talks to you in a way you can understand the terminology . He is the best!
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Dec 4, 2020
personal and professional.
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Dec 2, 2020
very professional
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Dec 1, 2020
Dr.Alfotd is an exceptionally great doctor.
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Nov 25, 2020
always recommend Dr Alford he is wonderful
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Nov 20, 2020
Having a physician that truly listens to my concerns, health and well being is a high priority to me. Dr. Alford took his time with me and is knowledgeable in all aspects. I trust my doctor.
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Nov 18, 2020
compassion about me
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Nov 16, 2020
Dr Alford has an amazing bedside manner-personable, professional, thorough, caring...outstanding!!!
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Nov 13, 2020
everything went great
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Nov 13, 2020
very friendly. made sure to address any issues I had.
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