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Ernesto Sanchez, MD

Family Medicine
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About
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
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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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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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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 Children with Special Health Care Needs (CSHCN)
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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
  • Residency: Family Medicine, Texas A And M College Of Medicine/scott And White (2013)
  • Medical School: Medical Doctor, Texas A&m Health Science Center (Bryan) (2010)
  • Residency: Family Medicine, Texas A & M Health Science Center (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 May 13, 2019, Ernesto Sanchez, MD  has reported no outside relationship with Industry that is applicable to this listing.

Reviews(317)
Overall: 4.6*
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Jan 12, 2020
had a long wait (3.5 hours) was only issue
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Jan 11, 2020
excellent care and service
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Jan 8, 2020
very caring
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Jan 4, 2020
personable and efficient
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Dec 29, 2019
Thank you so much! We appreciate you! Blessings.
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Dec 29, 2019
I was the last patient in the clinic and everyone treated me very well.
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Dec 28, 2019
Every time we have used this facility, it is always clean, the workwrs are always nice, and explain everything. Both my children, and myself will continue to come here.
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Dec 28, 2019
friendly
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Dec 28, 2019
I liked that he cared.
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Dec 27, 2019
I have used this clinic several times and am always treated with the utmost care and concern
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Dec 26, 2019
I appreciated Dr. Sanchez's concern for my condition. I was better within 24 hours of taking the medication he prescribed. Thank you for working around the holidays.
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Dec 25, 2019
very professional, friendly, and skilled. Excellent doctor and nurses.
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Dec 24, 2019
Dr Sanchez listened to what we had to say and seemed genuinely concerned about us.
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Dec 23, 2019
he is kind, and cares what is going on.
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Dec 23, 2019
Very considerate of my situation and help me what I can do to get better.
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Dec 21, 2019
very satisfied with my experience
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Dec 20, 2019
all staff were professionals as well as caring.
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Dec 20, 2019
Dr. Sanchez was very therapeutic and took his time. Amazing doctor!
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Dec 20, 2019
For an urgent care clinic the wait was really short!
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Dec 15, 2019
Dr Sanchez was a great doctor the overall experience was great ..
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Dec 7, 2019
very good
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Dec 7, 2019
very considerate and helpful
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Dec 5, 2019
The wait time was very good considering that this is an n urgent care clinic.
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Nov 28, 2019
The care provider showed genuine care and concerns for what my complaint was. He took time to even provide me with options for treatment, explaining them in detail. It is my sincerest hope that every patient receive the treatment that I received. Because the treatment I received was exceptional.
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Nov 23, 2019
very kind
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Nov 18, 2019
The biggest issue here is the wait time. the provider and nurse assistant were excellent.
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Nov 18, 2019
Excellent
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Nov 16, 2019
first time using this provider but felt very well cared for no issues
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Nov 16, 2019
caring, thorough and quick
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Nov 16, 2019
very good
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Nov 15, 2019
the receptionist put me in as having back pain when the reason I was there was thinking I had the flu and a possible kidney infection. the doctor ran a flu swab on me though he did NOT swab me. we waited 30 minutes before I asked a nurse to have him come in and swab me. he came in and told me my results were negative though he never swabbed me. I was questioned by him and the nurse if I was sure he had swabbed me. he finally swabbed me and called with results of a positive flu swab. very confusing visit.
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Nov 15, 2019
I was well taken care of.
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Nov 12, 2019
I would like to send home a thank you letter. He has such a calm, caring manner. We clearly went over the treatment process, and he sent me to the nearby S&W Pharmacy for the medication. When I arrived there the Dr. had already called it in and it was ready. Very caring . I am already seeing some marked improvement. Thank you for your follow up.
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Nov 10, 2019
didnt seem to take my health issue seriously. he seemed to just blow it off by telling me to seek a second opinion and that if it continues for more than a month to then seek medical attention.
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Nov 8, 2019
it was standing room only that day. took a very long wait time but understood. always the best care in this clinic. dr. Sanchez was outstanding, concerned for my health, and quick to respond. best care here...always. thanks
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Nov 7, 2019
kindness
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Nov 7, 2019
The doctor and nurse were so kind. My son has Autism and they took their time with him, explained every step and showed great patience. My son fought with the heart pulse machine, but the nurse never lost her smile. She used an alternate method that made my child more comfortable. My son also fought against the dr checking his ears, throat and doing a flu swab. Again, both the dr and nurse stayed calm, spoke sweetly and worked with me to manage my son. I was so grateful for their excellent patient care!
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Nov 5, 2019
Good
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Nov 4, 2019
Dr Sanchez was very thorough and understanding to our needs.
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Nov 2, 2019
thorough and listened to concerns and history
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Oct 31, 2019
Dr Sanchez was very professionally and concerned about my health
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Oct 30, 2019
My car provider diagnosed my condition and prescribed some medication for my condition.
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Oct 22, 2019
great bedside manner
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Oct 22, 2019
Doctor Sanchez quickly began an aggressive treatment to keep me from getting worse. Also will keep me from having to take off work and return to clinic for more assertive meds.
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Oct 22, 2019
Took great care of me
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Oct 22, 2019
Excellent provider. Focused and caring.
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Oct 15, 2019
I was very impressed with Dr. Sanchez. I would be very happy to see him again. my recovery was rapid because of his excellent care. thank you Dr. Sanchez.
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Oct 15, 2019
Thank you!
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Oct 14, 2019
Dr Sanchez asked a lot of questions. Did not rush me out of his office. Easy to talk too and explained everything. He put my mind at ease. Excellent care provider.
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Oct 14, 2019
The wait time in the room was short. He was friendly when he came in. He was very effecient. He listened carefully to my health issues and asked questions to make sure he understood. After the exam he told me what he saw and discussed his diagnosis in a way I understood and agreed with. Then he explained his treatment plan. I was very thankful I saw him!
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Oct 14, 2019
dr sanchez is kind and thorough.he evaluated my concerns and did an excellent job in treating me with the correct medicines. i felt like i mattered
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Oct 13, 2019
Very professional. Examination and recommendation for treatment was good.
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Oct 7, 2019
good
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Oct 5, 2019
He was very kind and took care of me quickly
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Oct 5, 2019
Dr. Sanchez and team were absolutely fantastic! They were very concerned about my condition and showed true empathy for me. Everyone from the front desk to check out was compassionate and kind.
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Oct 4, 2019
He listened and addressed my concerns appropriately
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Oct 2, 2019
Dr. Sanchez was one of the best doctors I have seen. He was helpful, thorough, and gave me the right treatment to make me feel all better! Thank you!!
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Sep 30, 2019
very good care provider
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Sep 30, 2019
Overall very good experience.
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Sep 30, 2019
Dr Sanchez was the kindest medical provider I have ever come across.
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Sep 24, 2019
clinic was very busy on arrival...nonetheless, we were processed in good time and staff was patient and courteous throughout...thank you
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Sep 19, 2019
Excellent provider! Made our teenage feel comfortable and explained everything meticulously.
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Sep 19, 2019
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Sep 19, 2019
Dr was very professional and cared about his patient.
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Sep 18, 2019
Dr. Sanchez & the entire staff at this clinic is awesome. everyone took excellent care of me and made sure I got the care I needed. Treated me as if I was their family. Will recommend this clinic and practice to everyone needing care & a great healthcare experience!
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Sep 18, 2019
very thorough
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Sep 17, 2019
The woman who checked me in was THE nicest professional. I am from out of town and was so unprepared for the visit. She was patient and helpful and made my visit so welcoming. The rest of the staff was just as helpful. It was a wonderful visit.
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Sep 17, 2019
He is wonderful and very caring
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Sep 17, 2019
excellent
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Sep 12, 2019
Showed empathy and concern. I did not feel rushed.
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Sep 11, 2019
The nurse was excellent
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Sep 10, 2019
the dr was excellent and was very clear and helpful
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Sep 10, 2019
very respectful, listened and answered my questions
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Sep 5, 2019
Thank you.
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Sep 4, 2019
very caring and dedicated
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Aug 28, 2019
Thank you for your thorough explanations. 2nd time I had an urgent visit with Dr. Sanchez A++
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Aug 24, 2019
patient and caring
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Aug 24, 2019
patient, kind
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Aug 24, 2019
very good service and pleased with the care received
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Aug 22, 2019
I was seen quickly and efficiently. I needed a shot for a migraine. They didn't have one of the 3 things I usually get a shot for so he gave me toradol and phenergan. The shot wasn't completely effective but it helped. Other than not having that 3rd medication my experience was wonderful. This was helpful as I was feeling absolutely dreadful at the time. Thank you so much
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Aug 22, 2019
Great. He was thorough and cared.
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