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George Mark Schwartze, MD

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

LanguagesEnglish
Ages SeenAdults, Geriatrics, Children (ages 3-11), Adolescents (ages 12-18)
Hospital Affiliations
  • Baylor Scott & White Medical Center - Hillcrest
  • Baylor Scott & White Medical Center - Temple
Insurance Accepted
*Accepted plans and benefits may vary by location.
INSURANCE PLAN
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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
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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 Behavioral - Tricare Members only
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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 - Cigna PPO Network - Out-of-Area Member Plan
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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 - PHCS/OPTUM - PPO Network - Out-of-Area Member Plan
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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 - Texas Statewide 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 Children with Special Health Care Needs (CSHCN)
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Texas Medicaid & Healthcare Partnership (TMHP) - TMHP Medicaid
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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: Neurology, North Carolina Memorial Hospital (1984)
  • Residency: Internal Medicine, Texas A And M College Of Medicine/scott And White (1981)
  • Medical School: Medical Doctor, Wake Forest University/bowman Gray School Of Medicine (North Carolina) (1978)
Certifications
  • Internal Medicine (General Cert) - American Board of Internal Medicine
  • Neurology (General Cert) - American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
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, George Mark Schwartze, MD  has reported no outside relationship with Industry that is applicable to this listing.

Reviews(185)
Overall: 4.8*
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Oct 31, 2019
after being shown to an examining room the wait to see the doctor was 30 minutes.
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Oct 31, 2019
excellent bedside manner.
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Oct 29, 2019
The doctor listened to and acted upon all of my health concerns.
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Oct 28, 2019
I always get treated extremely well and would recommend this office to anyone
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Oct 27, 2019
We felt that this visit with Dr Schwartze was the best visit we'd had,yet--he listens and expresses things in a caring understandable manner
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Oct 24, 2019
I love coming to these visits because I feel like he cares about what is going on with me.
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Oct 23, 2019
He was caring and considerate.
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Oct 22, 2019
He answered all of my questions, and we discussed the best way to take my medicine. It was decided that 2 doses per day instead of 4 would be the best choice for me. He checked on my physical challenges, walking, tremors, etc. He listened to all of my concerns. Overall, the appointment went really well, and I was very satisfied.
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Oct 22, 2019
friendliest staff and Dr I've dealt with at hillcrest.
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Oct 22, 2019
Doctor was very good and listened to my concerns and answered all my questions
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Oct 18, 2019
obviously the best of [the best. very personable and knowledgeable in the field of neurology.
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Oct 17, 2019
excellent doctor
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Oct 11, 2019
doctor takes time with you.
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Oct 10, 2019
Excellent care!
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Oct 9, 2019
He was pleasant and fairly thorough.
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Oct 8, 2019
Was my first visit with Dr. Schwartze, he was extremely professional and performed a very through exam. His exam was much more then I expected. He answered all my questions and covered everything I was hoping to address. Extremely pleased.
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Oct 6, 2019
Dr Schwartze is always pleasant and reassuring
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Oct 6, 2019
Caring,friendly.experienced
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Oct 6, 2019
Very professional and personal.
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Oct 5, 2019
very professional
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Oct 5, 2019
Dr. Schwartz's was so kind and thorough. He spent so much time talking to me making sure we were on the same page and that I was getting all of my questions answered. I feel so thankful to have found him to be my nuerologist.
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Oct 4, 2019
Need an extra check boxes for excellent. The good was only because the doctors are so good it takes a while to get the first appointment.
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Oct 1, 2019
The provider did a good examination job. But, the provider did not really give me any kind of diagnosis. Which is what I am needing.
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Sep 29, 2019
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Sep 28, 2019
no complaints - Doctor was great
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Sep 26, 2019
Dr. Schwartze is a fantastic care provider; he includes me on decisions regarding my health and shows concern for my wellbeing. I've recommended him to friends in need of a neurologist; he's the best neurologist I've seen.
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Sep 26, 2019
This provider was the kindest doctor I have ever seen. Answered all my questions! I wish he were our primary care doctor so we could see him more often.
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Sep 25, 2019
Dr Schwartze and his staff are the best. I am always treated so good - they answer all my questions, take time with me and listen to my concerns. The staff is equally good. They simply are the best!
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Sep 22, 2019
Dr.Swartz is always very attentive and listens to concerns and always ask if you have any ? or concerns. Seems very on top of things
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Sep 20, 2019
he is one of the best drs ever
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Sep 20, 2019
Dr. Schwartze has the best bed side manor, I have seen in a very long time! Also very thorough in his career!
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Sep 20, 2019
Very caring and courteous provider. He addressed every issue and took his time with me and explaining everything to me. i was very impressed with his care!
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Sep 10, 2019
He's the best
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Sep 10, 2019
very attentive, very thorough, makes as much time as patient needs for him to answer questions
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Sep 7, 2019
very professional took the time to explain my mri. Liked him a lot
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Sep 6, 2019
Dr Schwartze was extremely professional and knowledgeable and provided a lengthy and exacting examination along with providing an appropriate referral Very helpful
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Sep 6, 2019
Very happy with the care provided and with my Dr.
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Sep 5, 2019
good
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Sep 5, 2019
It took 2 months to get an appointment. That is way to long to wait. I had had 2 seizures on June 24th.
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Aug 28, 2019
Dr. Schwartze is definitely one in a million! He always takes as much time as needed to be very thorough, describe treatments an options is a very clear manner as well as allowing you to ask questions and talk about your concerns. More doctors should work with patients the way Dr Schwartze does!!
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Aug 28, 2019
I have been patient of this Dr for 2015 and have always received excellent care in this office
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Aug 27, 2019
Well provided for. Felt very comfortable with the knowledge that was exhibited.
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Aug 27, 2019
Concerned, considerate, willing to "re-explain"
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Aug 25, 2019
Dr. Schwartze is diligent in following up on my condition.
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Aug 24, 2019
Dr. Mark Schwartze has been a good Neurologist for my medical issues. He is kind, compassionate, very detailed and shows me exactly what he found on tests. Dr. Schwartze is a true and dear asset to Baylor Scott & White Hillcrest Waco. I so wish more Doctors were just like him.
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Aug 19, 2019
Dr. Schwartze is so kind and I feel he is concerned for me and my health. He listened to my questions and discussed the various therapy possibilities with me (not at me). I appreciate this level of consideration from a doctor.
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Aug 16, 2019
Concern about accuracy
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Aug 16, 2019
Dr. S was very thorough in the exam. I felt he was not rushed at all. He also addressed my husband about his thoughts for my appointment.
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Aug 16, 2019
excellent communicator.
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Aug 15, 2019
Dr. Schwartze is the most outstanding medical doctor I have ever visited. I consider it a pleasure and honor to be his patient.
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Aug 15, 2019
very impressed with bedside manner, ease of communication, & knowledge.
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Aug 10, 2019
Great bedside manner. Very friendly to everyone besides the patient.
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Aug 8, 2019
Dr. Schwartze was very thorough and genuinely concerned about finding out what is wrong and explaining everything about types of care that is available.
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Aug 8, 2019
he is an extremely nice, friendly, polite and helpful doctor.
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Aug 2, 2019
Dr Schwartze is absolutely the best doctor I have been to. he is so thorough and talks to you not above you. He makes sure you understand everything about your treatment plan.I can't say enough good about him as a physician.
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Jul 31, 2019
very good
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Jul 25, 2019
the doctor was personable, through, and explained everything to my understanding. i left the visit with the answers i wanted, and am looking forward to my follow up in a year.
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Jul 25, 2019
Excellent
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Jul 23, 2019
He is a very caring physician, has a great caring personality. To me he's the best neurologist I've ever been to.
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Jul 18, 2019
the front office staff is not friendly and slightly rude. the office is too congested. the nurse and drs were helpful and informative
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Jul 18, 2019
provider was very professional, was very patient through our questions!!
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Jul 13, 2019
He took a lot of time with me and listened to me....I really liked him....
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Jul 13, 2019
excellent!!!! No complaints.
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Jul 10, 2019
has been my Dr for many years. Has always been very courteous
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Jul 9, 2019
Caring
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Jul 4, 2019
Dr. Swartzee is caring, patient and kind. He is a wonderful doctor.
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Jun 30, 2019
Dr. Schwartze has a wonderful bedside manner and is warm, caring, and very professional.
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Jun 29, 2019
Dr Schwartze is very attentive to my questions and gives me answers that I understand, has prescribed medications to ease discomfort and made referrals to other physicians for alternative solutions.
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Jun 28, 2019
he was someone you could talk to and he listened
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Jun 28, 2019
very attentive to my problem
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Jun 26, 2019
The provider nice and he listened to my health problem and is willing to get my health problem taking care of even though I have to wait month but overall the visit was good.
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Jun 25, 2019
really cares and remembers about me
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Jun 15, 2019
very very satisfied
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Jun 15, 2019
Very knowledgeable, caring, professional and took the time to explain things and didn't rush through the appointment.
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Jun 13, 2019
Dr. Swartz made me feel that I was his only patient. very thorough and asked many questions. Also answers my questions. He is one in a million.
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Jun 11, 2019
Every thing went as scheduled
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Jun 6, 2019
Dr. was wonderful-very caring and thorough. The only con is how long it took to get in to see this dr. I waited over 2.5 months. I have testing scheduled and it also includes a long wait-1.5 month. I feel that both of these waits are extremely too long.
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Jun 4, 2019
very pleased!
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Jun 3, 2019
Dr Schwartz is excellent and truly cares about his patients. He is the best Neurologist I know.
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May 31, 2019
Excellent
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May 25, 2019
I was very confident that he was very qualified and concerned about my care. And I appreciate being active in the conversation about treatment. I know the followup will be just as good. Keep on maintaining your high standard of care.
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May 24, 2019
excellent
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May 24, 2019
I love my neurologist !!! He's caring and passionate. The most thorough physician I've ever been under the care of.
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May 22, 2019
Dr Schwartze always listens and provides answers to my concerns.
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