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Heather D Fullerton, MD

Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Non-surgical Sports Medicine, Orthopedic Sports Medicine

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About Heather D Fullerton, MD

Dr. Fullerton serves all people by providing personalized health and wellness through exemplary care, education and research.

LanguagesEnglish
Ages SeenAdults, Geriatrics, Adolescents (ages 12-18)
Hospital Affiliations
  • Baylor Scott & White Medical Center - Temple
  • Baylor Scott & White Medical Center - Pflugerville
  • Baylor Scott & White Medical Center - Round Rock
  • Baylor Scott & White Medical Center - Buda
  • Baylor Scott & White Medical Center - Lakeway
  • Baylor Scott & White Medical Center - Austin
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
Aetna - Health Network Option
Accepts New Patients
Aetna - HMO
Accepts New Patients
Aetna - Managed Choice
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Aetna - Open Access Elect Choice
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Aetna - Open Access HMO
Aetna - Open Access Managed Choice
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Aetna - Open Access Select
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Aetna - Open Choice PPO
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Aetna - QPOS
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Aetna - Select SM
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Aetna - US Access
Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Access PPO
Accepts New Patients
Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Extended PPO
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Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Plus HMO-Group
Accepts New Patients
Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Plus PPO-Group
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Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Preferred EPO Network
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Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Preferred HMO - Individual Marketplace
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Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Preferred HMO Network - Group
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Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Preferred PPO Network
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Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - BSW SeniorCare Advantage HMO
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Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - BSW SeniorCare Advantage PPO
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Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - BSWH Employee Network - PPO & HSA
Accepts New Patients
Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - BSWH Employee Network - SEQA & EQA
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Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - Covenant Preferred HMO
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Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - EPO Network-Group
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Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - EPO Network-Individual/Family
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Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - ERS BSW Preferred HMO Network
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Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - Hendrick Health Employee Plan
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Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - HMO Network-Group
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Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - HMO Network-Individual/Family
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Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - McLane Group Network
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Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - PPO Choice Network
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Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - PPO Choice Preferred Network
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Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - PPO Network-Group
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Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - Pyco Industries Employee Plan
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Baylor Scott & White Quality Alliance - DFW ConnectedCare
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Bell County Public Health District - Bell County Public Health District
Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Advantage Bronze
Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Advantage Gold
Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Advantage HMO
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Advantage Silver
Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Choice Plus
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
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 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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Consolidated Association of Railroad Employees - Self-Insured Employee Plan
Coventry - Coventry/First Health
Envolve Vision - Envolve Vision
EyeMed Vision - EyeMed Vision
First Health - First Health PPO
FirstCare Health Plans - BSW Plus HMO
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FirstCare Health Plans - BSW Plus PPO
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FirstCare Health Plans - BSW Preferred HMO Network - Group
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FirstCare Health Plans - CHIP
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FirstCare Health Plans - FirstCare Access PPO Network
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FirstCare Health Plans - FirstCare Advantage Dual SNP (HMO SNP)
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FirstCare Health Plans - FirstCare Select HMO Network
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FirstCare Health Plans - FirstCare Select Plus HMO Network
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FirstCare Health Plans - Hendrick Health Employee Plan
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FirstCare Health Plans - Pyco Industries Employee Plan
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FirstCare Health Plans - STAR Medicaid - MRSA
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Galaxy Health Network - Galaxy Health Network
Gladney Center - Gladney Center
Healthscope - DART ACO
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Healthscope - DART ACO Flex
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HealthSmart - ACCEL Network
HealthSmart - HealthSmart PPO
HealthSmart - HealthSmart Preferred Care EPO
HealthSmart - HealthSmart Preferred Care GEPO
HealthSmart - Preferred Network
Humana Behavioral - Tricare Members Only
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Humana - ChoiceCare
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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)
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Humana - National POS
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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
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Medicare - Traditional Medicare
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Midland Memorial Hospital - Employee Benefit Plan
Mother Frances Hospital Regional - Self-Insured Employee Plan
OccuNet - Occupational Networks of Texas, Inc.
Optum - United Behavioral Healthcare/Optum
PHCS Network - Beech Street of Texas PPO
PHCS Network - Private Health Care SYstem PPO
Reny Company - Workers Comp
Rockport - Workers Comp
Scott & White Health Plan - RightCare STAR Medicaid Network
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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
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Superior - CHIP Perinate
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Superior - Foster Care
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Superior - STAR
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Superior - STAR+PLUS
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Three Rivers Network - Three Rivers Network
Tricare - Tricare Extra
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Tricare - Tricare Prime
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Tricare - Tricare Select
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TriWest - VA-PCCC
United Behavioral Healthcare/Optum - United Behavioral Healthcare/Optum
UnitedHealth - AARP Medicare Complete
UnitedHealth - Charter EPO
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UnitedHealth - Charter HMO
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UnitedHealth - Charter POS
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UnitedHealth - CHIP
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
UnitedHealth - Group Medicare Advantage
UnitedHealth - Medicare Complete
UnitedHealth - Medicare Gold
UnitedHealth - Medicare Silver
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
UnitedHealth - Options PPO
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UnitedHealth - PPO
Accepts New Patients
UnitedHealth - Secure Horizons
UnitedHealth - Select +
Accepts New Patients
UnitedHealth - Select EPO
Accepts New Patients
UnitedHealth - Select HMO
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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.

Meet Heather D Fullerton, MD

Meet Heather Fullerton, MD

Background

Education
  • Medical School: Medical Doctor, Louisiana State University Health Science Center - Shreveport (1996)
  • Residency: Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, University of Virginia School of Medicine (2000)
  • Fellowship: Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, Baylor College of Medicine (2002)
Certifications
  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation - American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
  • Sports Medicine - American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation/Sports 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, Heather D Fullerton, MD  has reported no outside relationship with Industry that is applicable to this listing.

Reviews (213) for Heather D Fullerton, MD

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Jan 9, 2023
Very kind, understanding, listened to my concerns
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Jan 6, 2023
Very thoughtful and communicated with me very well.
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Jan 6, 2023
She understood my issues and diagnosed my problem quickly.
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Jan 5, 2023
She was able to give me an answer and a solution in a very timely manner.
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Jan 4, 2023
Competent
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Dec 30, 2022
She was nice and friendly. Provided information regarding my wrist and the next steps we are going to take.
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Dec 30, 2022
Dr Fullerton is a very thorough doctor who has a sense of humor and she covered all of the issues and I am very satisfied that I chose her to help me with this very painfull back problem and she has moved me forward to the next stage of hopefully taking my pain away. Good job!
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Dec 29, 2022
She made me feel relieved that my concerns were not as bad as I feared.
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Dec 28, 2022
Excellent service. Dr Fullerton is on top of my issues
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Dec 25, 2022
She explained things clearly
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Dec 23, 2022
Very professional. Explained the medical issue in detail in a very understandable way
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Dec 16, 2022
Fabulous physician with great interpersonal skills. Took the time to explain what was happening in my shoulder.
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Dec 16, 2022
I've never had to see an orthopedist before but she inspired confidence in me. That's a rare thing in my experience. Her diagnosis made the most sense to me of all I have received in the past 5 weeks. IShe made me feel at ease and I value that.
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Dec 16, 2022
Good
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Dec 16, 2022
She was professional, but very friendly. She listened to me, and explained things in a way that was easy to understand.
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Dec 12, 2022
Very patient with me and listens to what I am telling her
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Dec 5, 2022
Dr Fullerton was thorough in her explanation of the medical issue.
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Dec 5, 2022
Dr Fullerton was professional and informative. She answered my questions and told me what the next steps were in treating my issue.
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Dec 4, 2022
Dr Fullerton discusses patient issue, examines and determines plan of action. Previous visits, she sent specific guidelines/details to the physical therapist. The physical therapist was very impressed with the instriuctions.
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Dec 3, 2022
Very attentive
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Dec 2, 2022
Accurate & efficient. Excellent bedside manner.
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Dec 1, 2022
Very good
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Dec 1, 2022
Wonderful
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Dec 1, 2022
Listened carefully and explained diagnosis and cause and treatment.
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Nov 26, 2022
Polite and explained options very well
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Nov 26, 2022
Professional, knowledgeable, caring
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Nov 24, 2022
Dr. Fullerton is an excellent doctor. Always feel she is listening. I always feel I have gotten the best care possible when I leave her office.
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Nov 20, 2022
Took the time to explain every option and let me make the decision. Liked her and she was very helpful.
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Nov 19, 2022
Dr. Fullerton listened to my concerns and examined the areas in question.
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Nov 19, 2022
Very knowledgeable about her specialty and she was able to educate me about her concerns regarding my torn tendon.
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Nov 18, 2022
Pleasant, thorough, knowledgeable
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Nov 17, 2022
Efficient, good communicator
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Nov 10, 2022
Good explanation of the issue going on and a quick efficient solution done in her office on the first appointment. Much appreciated!!!
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Nov 7, 2022
She always kindly explain my requests..
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Nov 3, 2022
She listened to my issues with my and we came up with a plan to address them.
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Nov 3, 2022
I really liked her, great bedside manner
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Oct 30, 2022
Professional
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Oct 29, 2022
Very understanding, kind and very helpful.
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Oct 28, 2022
Good
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Oct 27, 2022
Dr. Fullerton gave me time to talk about my issues and explain what was going, and then did a thorough job assessing and evaluating me. Dr. Fullerton took the time to explain the next steps and put me at ease that we would work to resolve my issues.
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Oct 26, 2022
She was no non sense and got right to the point. It was awesome after being in ER all weekend
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Oct 24, 2022
I have worked with Dr. Fullerton before, and I am very happy with how she approaches the problem(s) I have. She has very quickly determined what could be the problem and create teh action needed to correct them. Even thought my primary care is done thru the VA Health System, I will continue to visit and get care from Dr. Fullerton when possible.
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Oct 21, 2022
Dr. Fullerton is knowledgeable, listens to her patients, takes time to greet patients warmly, and makes patients feel at ease.
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Oct 20, 2022
She was able to address my concerns, very helpful.
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Oct 19, 2022
On time. Very knowledgeable. She really listened to me and provided solutions that fit my lifestyle.
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Oct 14, 2022
The doctor answered all our questions
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Oct 14, 2022
She pays attention to my needs, and discusses options for treatment in easy to understand descriptions
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Oct 13, 2022
Dr. Fullertons assessment of my condition was right on.
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Oct 12, 2022
Very good consult.
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Oct 12, 2022
I had 2 appointments cancelled at the last minute 2 weeks in a row before Heather agreed to see me for an urgent knee problem.
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Oct 11, 2022
Excellent
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Oct 8, 2022
She listened and gave appropriate advice.
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Oct 8, 2022
Not the best bedside manner.
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Oct 7, 2022
Dr. Fullerton was helpful in explaining about my knee. I'm glad I saw her. I did my excercise this morning, had very little pain. The shot was a great idea. Thank you.
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Oct 6, 2022
She addressed the problem and suggestions for best results
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Oct 3, 2022
I felt that my issues weren't important and minimal treatment was authorized
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Sep 29, 2022
Dr. Fullerton diagnosed tendonitis in both of my hips. I have severe pain in my tendons. She ordered x rays to determine the condition of my hips which proved hips were ok. She recommended physical therapy. I have yet to receive the script for me to go to PT.....
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Sep 27, 2022
The Dr is fantastic- she spent time with me , not rushed, answered all my questions. Excellent!!!
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Sep 26, 2022
She was quite thorough, let me ask questions, answered them in a way that I understood what she was trying to tell me.
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Sep 25, 2022
A+++
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Sep 24, 2022
I was in a lot of pain and she really went out of her way to get approval from my regular Dr.To give me an injection. The relief was immediate and I appreciate her caring efforts.
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Sep 23, 2022
She answered my concerns simply and directly. Gave me my opinion and listen to what said..
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Sep 22, 2022
A very knowledgeable doctor who exams one well and explains the issues causing the pain I was experiencing. She took her time, answered my questions and gave me options for treatment.
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Sep 22, 2022
Very nice , thorough and friendly, explain everything
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Sep 22, 2022
Very knowledgeable and professional. Responsive to questions. ON TIME, Which is almost never the case with any doctor. I felt like she is the best Dr for my particular issue.
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Sep 15, 2022
Customer service and compassion for me was nice.
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Sep 12, 2022
She was immediately able to diagnose my problem and came up with a novel solution that did not require a shot of steroids.
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Sep 11, 2022
Knee pain
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Sep 10, 2022
Very professional & thorough in her explanations. Provided information on procedure available.
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Sep 8, 2022
Dr. Fullerton has exceptional communication skills. She questions and clarifies her response regarding types of treatment and course of action. She used pictures and models to explain the procedure and expected results.
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Sep 7, 2022
Thorough with great follow through
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Sep 6, 2022
She was perfect
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Sep 5, 2022
Very efficient, thorough & professional plus caring attitude!
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Sep 2, 2022
Dr Fullerton was friendly, patient, listened to my needs and explained things clearly.
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Sep 2, 2022
Worked with me on procedure to reduce cost so I can receive treatment in the future to alleviate pain
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Aug 21, 2022
Very professional, well informed about my shoulder problems and very nice in explaining future procedures if I continue to have problems.
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Aug 17, 2022
Excellent doctor and person. Also nurses were so helpful. So pleasant and explained everything so well
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Aug 14, 2022
Dr. Fullerton was able to answer my questions about potential treatments for knee pain. She listened to my concerns, but left decisions up to me.
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Aug 14, 2022
Knowledgeable, friendly, professional, thorough.
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Aug 11, 2022
She listens and gave clear diagnosis of my issue and prescribed treatment in short order. Could not ask for more.
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Aug 10, 2022
Dr Fullerton listened to my physical problem and started a plan of action
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