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Ernesto Sanchez, MD

Family Medicine

Accepts New Patients
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About Ernesto Sanchez, MD

Serving all people by providing personalized health and wellness through exemplary care, education and research.

LanguagesEnglish
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 - Temple
Insurance Accepted
*Accepted plans and benefits may vary by location.
INSURANCE PLAN
ACCEPTS NEW PATIENTS
Aetna - Aetna Signature Administrators
Accepts New Patients
Aetna - Choice POS II
Accepts New Patients
Aetna - Elect Choice
Accepts New Patients
Aetna - Health Network Only
Aetna - Health Network Option
Accepts New Patients
Aetna - HMO
Accepts New Patients
Aetna - Managed Choice
Accepts New Patients
Aetna - Open Access Elect Choice
Accepts New Patients
Aetna - Open Access HMO
Aetna - Open Access Managed Choice
Accepts New Patients
Aetna - Open Access Select
Accepts New Patients
Aetna - Open Choice PPO
Accepts New Patients
Aetna - QPOS
Accepts New Patients
Aetna - Select SM
Accepts New Patients
Aetna - US Access
Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Extended PPO
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
Accepts New Patients
Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Advantage Silver
Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Choice Plus
Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Choice PPO
Accepts New Patients
Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Essentials
Accepts New Patients
Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Essentials Access HMO
Accepts New Patients
Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Premier
Accepts New Patients
Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Premier Open Access HMO
Accepts New Patients
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
Accepts New Patients
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
Accepts New Patients
Cigna - Network POS
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Cigna - Open Access Plus
Accepts New Patients
Cigna - POS
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Cigna - POS Open Access
Accepts New Patients
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
Galaxy Health Network - Galaxy Health Network
Gladney Center - Gladney Center
Healthscope - DART ACO
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Healthscope - DART ACO Flex
Accepts New Patients
HealthSmart - ACCEL Network
HealthSmart - HealthSmart PPO
HealthSmart - HealthSmart Preferred Care EPO
HealthSmart - HealthSmart Preferred Care GEPO
HealthSmart - Preferred Network
Humana Behavioral - Tricare Members Only
Accepts New Patients
Humana - ChoiceCare
Accepts New Patients
Humana - ChoiceCare Preferred Network
Humana - Commercial HMO Plans
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Humana - Commercial PPO Plans
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Humana - Humana Preferred
Accepts New Patients
Humana - Medicare Advantage Plans (exclude Southwestern Health Resources Network)
Accepts New Patients
Humana - National POS
Accepts New Patients
Imagine Health - EPN
Independent Medical Systems - IMS Network
Magellan - CHIP
Magellan - Navigator Networks
Magellan - Pinnacle Networks
Magellan - STAR
Magellan - STAR Kids
Magellan - Summit Networks
Medicaid - AmeriGroup
Medicaid - Oklahoma Medicaid
Medicaid - Parkland HealthFirst
Medicaid - Superior HealthPlan
Medicaid - Traditional Medicaid
Medical Development International - MDI
Medicare Railroad - Medicare Railroad
Accepts New Patients
Medicare - Traditional Medicare
Accepts New Patients
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
PHCS Network - Private Health Care SYstem PPO
Reny Company - Workers Comp
Rockport - Workers Comp
Sedgwick Preferred Network f/k/a Southwest Medical - Workers Comp
Superior Vision - Superior Vision
Superior - Ambetter Balance Care - Silver
Superior - Ambetter Secure Care - Gold
Superior - CHIP
Accepts New Patients
Superior - CHIP Perinate
Accepts New Patients
Superior - Foster Care
Accepts New Patients
Superior - STAR
Accepts New Patients
Superior - STAR+PLUS
Accepts New Patients
Three Rivers Network - Three Rivers Network
Tricare - Tricare Extra
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Tricare - Tricare Prime
Accepts New Patients
Tricare - Tricare Select
Accepts New Patients
TriWest - VA-PCCC
United Behavioral Healthcare/Optum - United Behavioral Healthcare/Optum
UnitedHealth - AARP Medicare Complete
UnitedHealth - Charter EPO
Accepts New Patients
UnitedHealth - Charter HMO
Accepts New Patients
UnitedHealth - Charter POS
Accepts New Patients
UnitedHealth - CHIP
UnitedHealth - Choice +HMO
Accepts New Patients
UnitedHealth - Choice EPO
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UnitedHealth - Choice HMO
Accepts New Patients
UnitedHealth - Choice Plus POS
Accepts New Patients
UnitedHealth - Core Choice Plus POS
Accepts New Patients
UnitedHealth - Core EPO
Accepts New Patients
UnitedHealth - Core HMO
Accepts New Patients
UnitedHealth - Dual Complete Medicare Advantage
UnitedHealth - Group Medicare Advantage
UnitedHealth - Medicare Complete
UnitedHealth - Medicare Gold
UnitedHealth - Medicare Silver
UnitedHealth - Navigate EPO
Accepts New Patients
UnitedHealth - Navigate HMO
Accepts New Patients
UnitedHealth - Navigate HMO+
Accepts New Patients
UnitedHealth - Navigate POS
Accepts New Patients
UnitedHealth - Nexus ACO OA
UnitedHealth - Options PPO
Accepts New Patients
UnitedHealth - PPO
Accepts New Patients
UnitedHealth - Secure Horizons
UnitedHealth - Select +
Accepts New Patients
UnitedHealth - Select EPO
Accepts New Patients
UnitedHealth - Select HMO
Accepts New Patients
UnitedHealth - Select Plus POS
Accepts New Patients
UnitedHealth - STAR
UnitedHealth - STAR Kids
UnitedHealth - STAR+PLUS
UnitedHealth - UHC West Signature Value Gated HMO
University Mary Hardin - Baylor-Employee Benefit Plan
Your rights and protections against surprise medical bills

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, TEXAS A&M HEALTH SCIENCE CENTER (Bryan) (2010)
  • Residency: Family Medicine, Texas A and M College of Medicine/Scott and White (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, Ernesto Sanchez, MD  has reported no outside relationship with Industry that is applicable to this listing.

Reviews (272) for Ernesto Sanchez, MD

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Sep 4, 2022
I appreciated his concern for my situation.
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Sep 4, 2022
Genuine
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Sep 4, 2022
Dr. Sanchez Is a great Dr. He always comes in friendly and always asked how you doing. He throughly checks you and give me the correct medicine. I never have to back for the same thing after I see him.
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Sep 4, 2022
He was kind, patient and knowledgeable.
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Sep 3, 2022
He is very understanding, sympathetic, always goes over x-ray results, and makes sure you understand the next step ! Great Dr! I have seen him several times and always is as great or better than the last appointment!
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Sep 3, 2022
Super nice guy who inspired confidence in his competence.
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Aug 29, 2022
Brief at Urgent Care, he sent me to ER for further work up
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Aug 29, 2022
Wonderful
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Aug 24, 2022
Thorough, professional and cares
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Aug 24, 2022
The provider was helpful in determining a course of action for treatment of an allergic reaction.
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Aug 24, 2022
Because he knows what he is doing
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Aug 24, 2022
Attentive and knowledge about medical issue
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Aug 20, 2022
Excelient
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Aug 20, 2022
Informative and open to discussion
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Aug 17, 2022
He was caring, spoke clearly and with empathy.
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Aug 15, 2022
He was so pleasant! Doctor Sanchez made my experience feel safe and pleasant. I am grateful to have had him.
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Aug 15, 2022
Courteous, thorough
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Aug 12, 2022
Very proficient and attentive
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Aug 10, 2022
Answers all questions thoroughly
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Aug 10, 2022
Very professional & pleasant. Took time with me to discuss my problem & plan of care.
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Aug 9, 2022
He was kind and clear at explaining everything
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Aug 6, 2022
Courteous, apologetic for the delay, and extremely knowledgeable.
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Aug 3, 2022
It was awesome!
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Aug 1, 2022
Doctor sanchez was great he was very professional and provided correct treatment
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Jul 31, 2022
We love him we wish he could be our primary doctor. Love him
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Jul 30, 2022
He was a good listener asked questions and explained what was wrong
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Jul 30, 2022
Provider gave me choices about my medical care
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Jul 28, 2022
Very detailed in explaining.
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Jul 28, 2022
Busy night but did his best.
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Jul 28, 2022
Very quick and responsive to my health issue, and listened to my issues with care and informed me of what they could do and what treatment I should seek
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Jul 26, 2022
It's good care.
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Jul 25, 2022
My issues were addressed and cared for. Professional!
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Jul 24, 2022
Seemed knowledgable and experienced.
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Jul 24, 2022
Took the time to fully explain the causes, treatment, prescription, and prevention of recurrence of the diagnosis.
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Jul 19, 2022
The staff and Doctor was amazing. Thank you Team for taking care of me and the concern you showed me. I truly appreciate it
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Jul 19, 2022
Absolutely wonderful
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Jul 16, 2022
Urgent care experience was great.
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Jul 15, 2022
On point care. Gave me information about what I have and preventive measures I could take and if I had questions on my part easy in and out just like I want.
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Jul 12, 2022
He was efficient but absolutely slammed with patients. He was to the point and very kind.
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Jul 10, 2022
Professional and very kind.
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Jul 10, 2022
This provider showed more concern for my health problem than I have experienced in some time. I will VERY highly recommend him to everyone.
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Jul 8, 2022
Dr Sanchez was polite, efficient, caring, and professional and very pleasant to work with. One of the best. Koodos to Dr Sanchez.
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Jul 8, 2022
Good
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Jul 3, 2022
He was very attentive and friendly
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Jul 1, 2022
Dr. Sanchez was awesome and the nurse that assisted was too. The lab tech was curt with me and not helpful. It seemed that I had put her out.
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Jun 29, 2022
Dr. Sanchez was great. He listened and explained things well. I liked that he looked back at my previous appts. The front desk staff was so calm, thorough. The nurses were very nice & caring.
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Jun 28, 2022
Very professional
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Jun 18, 2022
I felt like I was listening to him very well cared for.
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Jun 17, 2022
Efficient with good communication.
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Jun 16, 2022
Great job
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Jun 15, 2022
Very kind, concerned, and thorough. Could not ask for better treatment
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Jun 15, 2022
Dr. Sanchez was excellent, very informative and helpful
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Jun 14, 2022
Dr. Sanchez was excellent. He was very thorough and I felt he really listened. I had been to the clinic before and was diagnosed with a cough and given a script for cough syrup I could have bought at Walmart. Dr. Sanchez was real thorough in the timing and the types of medicine he prescribed.
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Jun 14, 2022
He was very nice, concerned and informative.
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Jun 14, 2022
Dr. Sanchez is always friendly and very helpful
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Jun 13, 2022
Exellent
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Jun 10, 2022
Very attentive; answered all questions & concerns
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Jun 9, 2022
The doctor was very compassionate and concerned about my health issues and asked probing questions that assisted in obtaining a correct diagnosis. Also, apologized for the wait time and gave a better explanation for the very extended wait time to be seen.
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Jun 8, 2022
He was really good and helpful
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Jun 6, 2022
He listened and assured my acute care issues were addressed.
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Jun 5, 2022
This provider helped me so much! He instantly found the cause of my pain and swelling and spent time explaining everything to me. He was a blessing to me as he caught cellulitis that was missed on my 1st trip.
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Jun 3, 2022
Wait time was rated as good only because they had an emergency before me so wait time was longer than usual. Dr Sanchez apologized when he came in and explained why. Loved Dr Sanchez. Very good at listening.
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Jun 3, 2022
Excellent and professional
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May 31, 2022
Everything went well didnt have to wait to long and Dr Sanchez was very detailed and listened to how I was not feeling well.
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May 31, 2022
Dr. Sanchez and staff were pure pro's.
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May 31, 2022
Very courteous & apologized for the wait first thing. I was ok w wait bc it was very busy. Dr Sanchez was so helpful. I am glad I get to see him .
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May 31, 2022
The staff are very professional and kind. I felt as if I was in good hands. Dr. Sanchez was very good at interacting with my son whom was the patient. He explained the diagnosis and sent us on our way all in a timely manner. I appreciate his and the staff.
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May 31, 2022
Very professional and caring. Explained everything he was doing, made sure to numb up suture site effectively, which I was very happy about.
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May 30, 2022
Even though I was one of the last appointments of the day, Dr Sanchez gave me all the time I neede. I never felt rushed. Excellent experience.
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May 30, 2022
He listened to me and showed concern for my issue. This care provider was exceptional.
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May 30, 2022
The Dr. Was very very through& to the point of what was myProblem & asked very important timely questions.
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May 29, 2022
He was very courteous and knowledgeable about my situation
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May 28, 2022
I've had treatment before with the Dr and very pleased with the care he provided.
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May 28, 2022
Very helpful and kept us informed
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May 27, 2022
Gets me taken care of quick and thorough
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May 27, 2022
He spoke to me and my daughter. Asked her many questions and talked talked to both of us about the plan.
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May 26, 2022
Dr Sanchez is an excellent doctor.
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May 25, 2022
Doing the most good.
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May 23, 2022
If I lived in Texas, I would use him as my care provider. I live in Ohio and was very pleased
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May 21, 2022
Dr. Sanchez was very professional. My husband and we're very impressed with his concern and professionalism!
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May 21, 2022
Very professional exchange between me and the doctor.
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May 21, 2022
Dr. Sanchez took the time to explain all my questions and concerns.
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May 20, 2022
Dr Sanchez provided me with the best care I've experienced at this clinic thus far. He even informed me of a concern about my issue that other provider had not, and I've been seen for this issues by many doctors before him. I am highly satisfied.
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May 19, 2022
Told and showed me what the problem was and what needs to be treated
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May 14, 2022
Very professional
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May 11, 2022
Friendly, courteous, good listener
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May 8, 2022
Listened to concerns
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May 7, 2022
Freidly kind helpful nice
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May 7, 2022
Great place
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May 6, 2022
Very good.
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May 3, 2022
Excellent
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May 2, 2022
Very concerned about my complain would recommend Dr. Sanchez anytime
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Apr 27, 2022
I really liked him. Very professional and explained everything to me.
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Apr 25, 2022
Took extra time in explaining next steps and proper treatment going forward. Made sure I understood the importance of following instructions.
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Apr 25, 2022
Dr. Sanchez was great at getting my mind off my pain. He did a great job and was extremely pleasant. Great bedside manner.
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Apr 21, 2022
Listened to my concerns and did a nice job addressing my issues.
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Apr 18, 2022
He was very helpful and understanding.
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Apr 16, 2022
Very helpful, explained everything!!
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Apr 16, 2022
Love it
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Apr 13, 2022
It was pleasant and very good
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Apr 13, 2022
I felt cared for & was given very clear instructions
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Apr 13, 2022
Very kind and interested in how I was feeling and asking questions about my health issues. Apologized for the wait time.
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Apr 7, 2022
Dr. Sanchez and the nursing team handled my anaphylaxis quickly and efficiently. I'm very thankful!
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