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Jacobo Pena, MD

Family Medicine

Accepts New Patients
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About Jacobo Pena, MD

Dr. Peña has always loved the sciences and teaching. He began his career teaching 7th grade math and later high school science. Dr. Peña merged his love of both science and teaching, by becoming a board-certified Family Medicine doctor.

Dr. Peña now gets to help his patients learn about their health and makes sure all patients get the best medical care possible. Dr. Peña enjoys treating the whole patient and understanding their overall health needs throughout their life span. From infant, adolescence, adulthood and through the aging process, Dr. Peña’s care covers a lifetime.

Dr. Peña is a devoted husband, and loving father. He is a constant learner and enjoys exploring the outdoors.


LanguagesEnglish, Spanish
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Hospital Affiliations
  • Baylor Scott & White Medical Center - Lakeway
  • Baylor Scott & White Medical Center - Temple
  • Baylor Scott & White Medical Center - Round Rock
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
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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
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
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Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Extended PPO
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Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Plus HMO-Group
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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
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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 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
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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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Brookshire Brothers - Brookshire Brothers Employee Plan (Nexcaliber)
Cigna - CAC Plan
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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
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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 - Hendrick Health Employee Plan
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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
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HealthSmart - HealthSmart Preferred Care EPO
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HealthSmart - HealthSmart Preferred Care GEPO
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HealthSmart - Preferred Network
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 - Humana Preferred
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Humana - Medicare Advantage 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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Imagine Health - EPN
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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
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Medical Development International - MDI
Medicare Railroad - Medicare Railroad
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Medicare - Traditional Medicare
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
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PHCS Network - Private Health Care SYstem PPO
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Reny Company - Workers Comp
Rockport - Workers Comp
Sedgwick Preferred Network f/k/a Southwest Medical - Workers Comp
Superior Vision - Superior Vision
Superior - Ambetter Balance Care - Silver
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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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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
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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
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
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
UnitedHealth - STAR Kids
UnitedHealth - STAR+PLUS
UnitedHealth - UHC West Signature Value Gated HMO
University Mary Hardin - Baylor-Employee Benefit Plan
Your rights and protections against surprise medical bills

Insurance listings are subject to change without prior notice. Please call your physician's office or your health or insurance plan to verify coverage information prior to scheduling your visit or procedure. Not all members participating in contracted networks have "in network" access. In network participation may change from time to time without prior notice. Independent providers (which could include, for example only, anesthesiologists, radiologists, pathologists, emergency medicine physicians, advance practice professionals, and other independent providers of health care services) may deliver part of your care, and such providers may be considered out-of-network on your health and insurance plans even if the Facility may be considered in network. If you desire additional information as to the providers who may be involved in providing your care, you can either ask your treating provider (who may know some of the specialists or groups who could be involved) or you can request a list of Facility-based physician groups by calling the following toll free number: (877) 810-0372. This list is updated annually and is subject to change without prior notice.

Background

Education
  • Education: University of Texas Medical School (Houston) (2006)
  • Medical School: Medical Doctor, University of Texas Medical School (Houston) (2006)
  • Internship: Family Medicine, Memorial Hermann Hospital System-Houston (Texas) (2007)
  • Residency: Family Medicine, Memorial Hermann Hospital System-Houston (Texas) (2009)
Certifications
  • Family Medicine - American Board of Family Medicine
Industry Relationships

Baylor Scott & White Health’s vision is to be the most trusted name in giving and receiving safe, quality, compassionate healthcare. As part of that vision, Baylor Scott & White Health is committed to dealing honestly, fairly and with integrity in all matters to provide exemplary patient care, broaden medical knowledge, train the next generation of physicians and support outside relationships that promise public benefit.To that end, Baylor Scott & White Health physicians may collaborate with health care industry partners such as pharmaceutical, biotech, or medical device companies (collectively referred to as Industry) to help develop medical breakthroughs, or provide medical expertise or education. To promote professional and commercial integrity in such matters, physicians who are employed, contracted for administrative duties or performing research with Baylor Scott & White Health seek advanced approval for certain new Industry relationships, and report their Industry relationships and activities to the Office of Corporate Compliance annually for review.

Baylor Scott & White Health publicly discloses reported payments to these physicians and their immediate family members of $5,000 or more from Industry companies with which the physicians interact as part of their professional activities. The information on this website may differ somewhat from information on other publicly available databases due to different reporting periods, definitions, or reporting requirements. Patients may visit CMS’ Open Payments Database for more information, and should feel free to speak with their physician about relationships with Industry.

As of Aug 25, 2020, Jacobo Pena, MD  has reported no outside relationship with Industry that is applicable to this listing.

Reviews (138) for Jacobo Pena, MD

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Jan 10, 2023
Professional, good listener and provided solid steps forward for my health situation
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Jan 10, 2023
Understanding of issues. Took time to address and had X-ray results back with next steps that afternoon
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Jan 10, 2023
Dr. Listens and seems to really care.
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Jan 8, 2023
Dr. Peña listens to his patients, asks questions related to his/ her health and suggests interventions. He is personable, competent and sincere.
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Jan 5, 2023
Extremely helpful and patient with all my concerns. He took care very well with my issues.
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Dec 30, 2022
Very personable
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Dec 28, 2022
He had a great bed side manner and took time to understand what was going on with me.
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Dec 21, 2022
Attentive to my concerns and straight forward with his instructions and explanation for treatment.
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Dec 17, 2022
He took time to talk and explain
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Dec 17, 2022
Dr. Peña had amazing bedside manner. He was patience with my inquiries and very knowledgeable about my situation. He was professional and personable at the same time.
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Dec 9, 2022
Dr. Pena IS the best Medical Doctor I have ever met! Excellent Physician who dwelt cares about his patients! I have worked with Medical Doctors for twenty-two years of my life. He far exceeds any of the hundreds of doctors I have ever worked with Thank you for having such a wonderful Physician on your staff!
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Dec 9, 2022
I was feeling really bad when I went in there. I had been sick for a week. This location is easy to access and the staff are always friendly and swift in getting you seen. Dr. Peña was the best one I've seen so far. He listened and acted like he cared and prescribed meds to get me feeling better. He acts like he likes doing what he's doing and cares about his patients. This shows in a care provider.
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Dec 7, 2022
Very good experience!
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Dec 6, 2022
He pays attention to your symptoms, ask questions about how do you feel and I can tell he is very knowledgeable doctor.
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Dec 4, 2022
I had a great time at this location. Every person I interacted with was professional and kind. This was one of the best medical appointments I have had.
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Dec 2, 2022
Answered my questions and he was very attentive.
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Dec 1, 2022
He listened to my concerns and wrote a prescription for medicine to help as well as provided a referral to a specialist
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Dec 1, 2022
Really like him...super helpful and kind
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Dec 1, 2022
Great listener and caring .. Definitely an asset for Baylor and patients.
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Nov 20, 2022
He's friendly and easy to talk to.
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Nov 19, 2022
Personable. Thorough. Knowledgeable.
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Nov 18, 2022
Very professional and caring DR.
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Nov 11, 2022
Very friendly and clearly cares about the health of his patients. I was shocked when he called me about some issues with tests after hours.
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Nov 9, 2022
Very good experience with this provider
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Nov 3, 2022
Excellent Dr
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Nov 2, 2022
Great first impression.
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Nov 1, 2022
Very good
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Oct 24, 2022
EXCELLENT DOCTOR -PROFESSIONAL- FRIENDLY-PATIENT ORIENTED -CARING --GREAT BEDSIDE MANNER
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Oct 22, 2022
Friendly and helpful
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Oct 19, 2022
He's the best. I'm so happy he's back. He's professional, knowledgeable and personable which seems rarer these days.
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Oct 19, 2022
Thorough. Professional. Listens.
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Oct 17, 2022
Kind, thorough but concise, amazing bedside manner.
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Oct 15, 2022
Timely checkin process. Dr Penna was a joy to meet.
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Oct 15, 2022
Dr. Pena was detailed and showed like he really cared about my treatment.
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Oct 14, 2022
Caring, professional, easy to talk to
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Oct 13, 2022
A great experience
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Oct 12, 2022
Excellent concerns for my condition!
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Oct 8, 2022
Dr. Pena to time to understand my symptoms and recommended several options to address them. He was patient and understanding.
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Oct 6, 2022
As a new patient that brought in a lot of new info on recent health scares that have not yet been diagnosed he was very kind, patient, and listened to all of my concerns. I threw a lot at him for a 1st visit and he handled it all very well and professional.
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Oct 6, 2022
He really cares for his patients, and felt like family and I was relaxed Relaxed
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Oct 6, 2022
So personable and helpful
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Oct 6, 2022
Dr. Pena was very thorough and genuinely cared.
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Oct 6, 2022
Dr Pena was very pleasant and easy to talk to. He explained what he could do for me and did not waste any time.
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Aug 19, 2022
Excellent supportive medical service
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Aug 16, 2022
Very knowledgeable and professional
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Aug 16, 2022
Thorough, approachable, and relatable.
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Aug 10, 2022
Dr. Peña is caring. He listens and helped me understand what I was going through
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Aug 9, 2022
Has helped me in many ways
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Aug 9, 2022
Dr Pena is the best. Wish he was staying.
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Aug 8, 2022
He was warm, friendly and took his time to ask questions. Made me feel comfortable. My primary provider was not available so this is the first time I had him for a visit. Was hesitant but once he began the visit I had no worries.
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