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Ishaq Y Syed, MD

Orthopedic Spine Surgery

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About Ishaq Y Syed, MD

Ishaq Y. Syed, MD grew up in Cleveland, Ohio. He is board certified in orthopedic surgery and fellowship trained in spine surgery. He received his undergraduate degree in Biomedical Engineering at Johns Hopkins University where he graduated as a member of Tau Beta Pi. He received his medical degree from Case Western Reserve University. He went on to complete his residency at Rush University Medical Center and his fellowship in spine surgery at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center. Dr. Syed actively participates in teaching of orthopedic residents and spine research. He performs both traditional and minimally invasive surgeries. He specializes in the treatment of spinal conditions including (but not limited to): Arthritis of the spine (osteoarthritis, rheumatoid) Degenerative disc disease Herniated discs Pinched nerves/Sciatica/Radiculopathy Spinal deformities (scoliosis, kyphosis) Traumatic injury to the spine Spinal stenosis (narrowing of the spinal canal) Spine tumors Outside of work, Dr. Syed enjoys spending time with his wife and two daughters. He also enjoys traveling, skiing, and recreational auto racing. Dr. Syed accepts most insurance plans and is currently accepting new patients.

Dr. Syed has been selected as a Best Doctor in Collin County 2022 by D Magazine.



LanguagesEnglish
Ages SeenAdolescents (ages 12-18), Adults, Geriatrics
Hospital Affiliations
  • Baylor Scott & White Heart and Vascular Hospital - Dallas
  • Baylor Scott & White Institute for Rehabilitation - Dallas
  • Baylor University Medical Center, part of Baylor Scott & White Health
  • Baylor Scott & White Medical Center - McKinney
  • Baylor Scott & White Medical Center - Plano
  • Baylor Scott & White Medical Center - Uptown
  • Baylor Scott & White Medical Center - Frisco
  • Baylor Scott & White Medical Center - Centennial
Insurance Accepted
*Accepted plans and benefits may vary by location.
INSURANCE PLAN
ACCEPTS NEW PATIENTS
Aetna - HMO
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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 - QPOS
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Aetna - US Access
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Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Access PPO
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Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Extended PPO
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Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Plus HMO
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Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Plus PPO
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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 - BSWH Employee Network - PPO & HSA
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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 Network-Group
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Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - SeniorCare Advantage HMO
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Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - SeniorCare Advantage PPO
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Baylor Scott & White Quality Alliance - DFW ConnectedCare
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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 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 - Federal Select PPO
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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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Cigna - Great West Open Access PPO-Open Access
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Cigna - Great West POS
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Cigna - Great West PPO
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Cigna - Open Access Plus
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Cigna - PPO
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First Health - First Health PPO
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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 - FirstCare Advantage Dual SNP (HMO SNP)
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FirstCare Health Plans - Hendrick Health Employee Plan
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Healthscope - DART ACO
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Healthscope - DART ACO Flex
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HealthSmart - HealthSmart PPO
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HealthSmart - HealthSmart Preferred Care EPO
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HealthSmart - HealthSmart Preferred Care GEPO
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Humana - ChoiceCare Preferred Network
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Humana - Commercial PPO Plans
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Humana - Medicare Advantage Plans
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Imagine Health - EPN
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Medicaid - Traditional Medicaid
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Medicare - Traditional Medicare
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PHCS Network - Beech Street of Texas PPO
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PHCS Network - Private Health Care System PPO
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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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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 - 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 POS
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UnitedHealth - Nexus ACO OA
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UnitedHealth - NexusACO R
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UnitedHealth - PPO
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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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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: Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine (2004)
  • Internship: Orthopedic Surgery, Wayne State University (2006)
  • Residency: Orthopedic Surgery, Rush-Presbyterian St. Lukes Medical Center-Chicago (2009)
  • Fellowship: Orthopedic Spine Surgery, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center GME (2010)
Certifications
  • Orthopaedic Surgery - American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
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, Ishaq Y Syed, MD  has reported no outside relationship with Industry that is applicable to this listing.

Reviews (174) for Ishaq Y Syed, MD

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Jan 7, 2022
Dr. Syed is amazing! He always spoke with care and concern in a way that I could understand. I've never left his office confused about anything that was said or scheduled to be done. He's very kind and compassionate when it comes to easing the anxiety of his patients.
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Dec 30, 2021
The Dr was very knowledgeable.
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Dec 23, 2021
This physician knows his stuff. I pray he's as talented with his hands as he is his knowledge. He's obviously brilliant and explained my situation very clearly to me.
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Dec 17, 2021
Listened and offered treatment
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Dec 15, 2021
Very nice and very professional.
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Dec 13, 2021
Dr.Syed was really great.
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Dec 10, 2021
Dr Syed and his staff are professional, compassionate, caring, and I got the best, most skilled surgeon in Dr Syed! I was so anxious about my neck surgery and possible complications, but he gave me comfort and confidence in his expertise. I would highly recommend Dr Syed and his team!
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Dec 8, 2021
Great follow up visit
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Dec 6, 2021
Dr. Syed is a great surgeon and person. I have already recommended him to several of my friends.
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Dec 4, 2021
The best
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Nov 24, 2021
Excellent friendly service
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Nov 20, 2021
The Doctor and staff were very professional and answer all my questions
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Nov 17, 2021
A+ service
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Nov 14, 2021
I really liked Dr Syed but he spoke very fast and I am a slow processor so I came out hoping I hadn't missed anything.
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Nov 14, 2021
Awesome
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Nov 6, 2021
He is knowledgeable, straightforward and caring! We love Dr Syed!
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Nov 2, 2021
Answered all of my questions , never made me feel rushed, very concerned that all bases are covered.
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Oct 28, 2021
Dr. Syed was very professional and caring about my health concerns. Took the time to explain the steps in my care.
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Oct 28, 2021
Very happy
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Oct 27, 2021
Friendly but very professional from MA to doctor and desk staff. Good experience.
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Oct 23, 2021
Great
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Oct 21, 2021
Great experience!
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Oct 16, 2021
Provided thorough explanation about my condition and options for treatment. Did not feel rushed at all, and he addressed all my questions,
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Oct 15, 2021
First visit, but so far, very good. Dr was intelligent, compassionate, a good listener and communicator.
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Oct 13, 2021
VERY confident in his assessment, but I have no real hopeful path forward.
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Oct 7, 2021
Dr. SYED IS A KIND AND TALENTED DR.
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Oct 6, 2021
He is extremely encouraging, yet honest about future improvements in my condition.
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Sep 29, 2021
Friendly, attentive, responsive, very helpful.
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Sep 24, 2021
Excellent service and professionalism
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Sep 22, 2021
Dr. Syed spends time with me answering my questions and explaining things thoroughly.
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Sep 19, 2021
Excellent care
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Sep 8, 2021
Dr. Syed is very knowledgeable in his field of expertise. He is an asset to the Baylor Scott team and represents it well.
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Sep 8, 2021
I was Referred to Him by my New PCP.. Scheduling was fast and easy.. And wait time was expedient. I Felt He was Very Direct & Honest.
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Sep 6, 2021
He is great
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Sep 3, 2021
He was very good. Can't wait for the next time I can see him.
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Sep 2, 2021
Very friendly/patient focused. Thoroughly explains the treatment for my issue, what's needed and what's not needed at this point in time.
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Sep 2, 2021
Dr. Syed is one of the best in the business. He's awesome!
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Sep 1, 2021
I love Dr. Syed. He is very good at explaining things and I have received excellent care from him.
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Sep 1, 2021
Easy to understand explanations
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Aug 25, 2021
Very caring, informative and took his time with me.
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Aug 24, 2021
I am so thankful Dr Syed was my back surgeon. I could never say enough positive things about Dr Syed and his entire staff. I felt totally safe with Dr Syed as my doctor. Total confidence in his s knowledge and skill.
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Aug 18, 2021
Dr Syedy is great, gives you information directly and listens to your concerns.
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Aug 18, 2021
Dr. Syed and his team treated me with the utmost courtesy and professionalism. Dr. Syed was very straightforward and easy to understand. The entire team are amazing.
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Aug 18, 2021
Very informative
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Aug 17, 2021
I find the provider somewhat rigid re: instructions and easily offended by questions or perceived challenges, frankly.
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Aug 14, 2021
I appreciated the thorough answers to my questions and especially the compassionate honesty.
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Aug 5, 2021
Everything was great except for the 55 minute wait in the examination room. I am hopeful this was an anomaly or patient emergency and will look forward to my next visit. I liked and was very impressed with Dr Syed and the staff.
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Aug 3, 2021
The best outcome!
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Jul 31, 2021
Doctor Syed and the assistants were friendly and polite. Careful to listen to my concerns.
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Jul 30, 2021
Excellent
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Jul 29, 2021
Excellent doctor cares for his people shows great bed side manors
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Jul 29, 2021
Very professional and informative
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Jul 29, 2021
Very polite and informative. Felt like I was in good hands.
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Jul 29, 2021
Awesome
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