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James Rae Cantu, MD

Family Medicine
Accepts New Patients
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About
Serving all people by providing personalized health and wellness through exemplary care, education and research.

LanguagesEnglish
Ages SeenInfants and Toddlers (ages 0-2), Children (ages 3-11), Adolescents (ages 12-18), Adults, Geriatrics
Hospital Affiliations
  • Baylor Scott & White Medical Center - Temple
Insurance Accepted
*Accepted plans and benefits may vary by location.
INSURANCE PLAN
ACCEPTS NEW PATIENTS
Aetna - Aetna Signature Administrators
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Aetna - Choice POS II
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Aetna - Elect Choice
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Aetna - Health Network Only
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Aetna - Health Network Option
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Aetna - HMO
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Aetna - Managed Choice
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Aetna - Open Access Elect Choice
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Aetna - Open Access HMO
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Aetna - Open Access Managed Choice
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Aetna - Open Access Select
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Aetna - Open Choice PPO
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Aetna - QPOS
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Aetna - Select SM
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Aetna - US Access
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Advantage Bronze
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Advantage Gold
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Advantage HMO
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Advantage Silver
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Choice Plus
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Choice PPO
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Essentials
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Essentials Access HMO
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Premier
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Premier Open Access HMO
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Federal Select PPO
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Indemnity
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Medicare Advantage
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Medicare Advantage - EFH Retirees
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Medicare Advantage - Oncor
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - ParPlan
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - STAR Kids
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Traditional
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Cigna - CAC Plan
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Cigna - Cigna Choice Fund
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Cigna - EPO
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Cigna - Flexcare
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Cigna - HMO
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Cigna - HMO Open Access
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Cigna - HMO/POS
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Cigna - LocalPlus
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Cigna - LocalPlusIN
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Cigna - Network
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Cigna - Network Open Access
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Cigna - Network POS
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Cigna - Open Access Plus
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Cigna - POS
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Cigna - POS Open Access
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Cigna - PPO
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Healthscope - DART ACO
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Healthscope - DART ACO Flex
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Humana - ChoiceCare
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Humana - ChoiceCare Preferred Network
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Humana - Commercial HMO Plans
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Humana - Commercial PPO Plans
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Humana - Medicare Advantage Plans (exclude Southwestern Health Resources Network)
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Humana - National POS
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Medicare - Traditional Medicare
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Medicare Railroad - Medicare Railroad
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Scott & White Health Plan - HMO Network-Group-ORX Broad
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Scott & White Health Plan - HMO Network-Individual/Family-ORX Broad
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Scott & White Health Plan - HMO Network - Large Group
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Scott & White Health Plan - PPO Network-Group-ORX Broad
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Scott & White Health Plan - EPO Network-Group-ORX Broad
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Scott & White Health Plan - EPO Network-Individual/Family-ORX Broad
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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 - Cigna PPO Network - Out-of-Area Member Plan
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Scott & White Health Plan - Texas Statewide PPO
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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 - 2018 SeniorCare (Cost) Network
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Scott & White Health Plan - McLane Group Network
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Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Preferred HMO Network-ORX Broad
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Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Preferred PPO Network-ORX Broad
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Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Preferred EPO Network-ORX Broad
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Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Preferred HMO - Large Group
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Scott & White Health Plan - ERS BSW Preferred HMO Network
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Scott & White Health Plan - TRS - Active Care Participants Network
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Scott & White Health Plan - 2018 Vital Traditions Medicare Advantage Network (HMO)
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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 - RightCare STAR Medicaid 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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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 Medicaid
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Tricare - Tricare Extra
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Tricare - Tricare Prime
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Tricare - Tricare Select
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UnitedHealth - AARP Medicare Complete
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UnitedHealth - Charter EPO
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UnitedHealth - Charter HMO
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UnitedHealth - Charter POS
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UnitedHealth - CHIP
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UnitedHealth - Choice +HMO
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UnitedHealth - Choice EPO
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UnitedHealth - Choice HMO
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UnitedHealth - Choice Plus POS
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UnitedHealth - Core Choice Plus POS
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UnitedHealth - Core EPO
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UnitedHealth - Core HMO
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UnitedHealth - Dual Complete Medicare Advantage
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UnitedHealth - Group Medicare Advantage
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UnitedHealth - Medicare Complete
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UnitedHealth - Medicare Gold
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UnitedHealth - Medicare Silver
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UnitedHealth - Navigate EPO
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UnitedHealth - Navigate HMO
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UnitedHealth - Navigate HMO+
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UnitedHealth - Navigate POS
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UnitedHealth - Nexus ACO OA
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UnitedHealth - NexusACO R
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UnitedHealth - Options PPO
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UnitedHealth - PPO
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UnitedHealth - Secure Horizons
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UnitedHealth - Select +
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UnitedHealth - Select EPO
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UnitedHealth - Select HMO
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UnitedHealth - Select Plus POS
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UnitedHealth - STAR
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UnitedHealth - STAR Kids
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UnitedHealth - STAR+PLUS
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UnitedHealth - UHC West Signature Value Gated HMO
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Insurance listings are subject to change without prior notice. Please call the physician's office or health plan to verify coverage information prior to scheduling your visit or procedure. PPO Network Agreements include participating Employers and/or Administrator only. Not all members participating in contracted networks have in network access. Networks include Beech Street, HealthSmart, PHCS and Texas True Choice. In network participation is updated on a monthly basis by the network.
Background
Education
  • Residency: Family Medicine, Christus Spohn Memorial Hospital (2011)
  • Medical School: Medical Doctor, Texas A & M University (2008)
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 Mar 4, 2019, James Rae Cantu, MD  has reported no outside relationship with Industry that is applicable to this listing.

Reviews(142)
Overall: 4.8*
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Jun 13, 2019
Very professional and courteous
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Jun 8, 2019
I appreciated that he presented me with a visual (photos) to demonstrate and explain my symptoms. He then gave options to treat my symptoms and allowed me the right to decide for myself what I wanted to do. He listened patiently and together we agreed to a treatment plan. He was polite and professional.
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May 30, 2019
Dr.Cantu helps his patients,giving them the right meds and what else they need
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May 30, 2019
Excellent doctor
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May 28, 2019
He really makes you know he cares about you.
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May 26, 2019
very informing explained everything to where I could understand it have nothing but good things to say thank you
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May 26, 2019
Dr. Cantu genuinely cares about my well being. He listens intently and gives honest, thoughtful and knowledgeable answers. He\'s doing an excellent job, after all I\'m still alive :)
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May 24, 2019
Dr Cantu is always professional and personable.. He takes time to properly assess my issues before making a diagnosis and care regiment.
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May 18, 2019
very good
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May 14, 2019
very friendly and listened to what I had to say
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May 8, 2019
Great!!!!!
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May 3, 2019
The clinic is always neat and clean. Everyone is friendly and shows concerns for patients. I like this clinic and personnel.
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May 1, 2019
I don\'t appreciate not actually being checked and having someone just throw medicine my way. Most doctors what to treat the problem (if possible) not just the symptoms.
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Apr 26, 2019
Very attentive and knowledgable.
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Apr 23, 2019
They took my suggestions about my treatment seriously .
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Apr 19, 2019
He was very polite and helpful.
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Apr 17, 2019
received excellent care!
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Apr 13, 2019
My grandson loves Dr.Cantu. Dr Cantu listens and explains everything.
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Apr 10, 2019
very pleasant
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Apr 10, 2019
I appreciate Dr Cantu very much, he always listens to my concerns,I would highly recommend him!
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Apr 8, 2019
Early appointment. Hardly any wait time.
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Apr 8, 2019
always professional and caring treatment.
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Apr 8, 2019
Always helpful, concerned, and professional Listens to all my questions.
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Apr 2, 2019
Awesome Dr
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Mar 29, 2019
understanding and compassionate care provider
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Mar 29, 2019
personable, professional
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Mar 27, 2019
dr Cantu is a professional and caring doctor easy to talk with and knows his job very well he is the best in my opinion
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Mar 26, 2019
He always listens carefully to determine exactly what I need. He is friendly and always put you at ease.
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Mar 21, 2019
I like how Dr. Cantu actually listens and responds when I have questions and comments nd makes me feel like part of the visit and not just going through the motions to get to the next patient.
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Mar 21, 2019
Dr. Cantu is always very helpful with treating my ailments. Very good doctor.
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Mar 19, 2019
It is a very good clinic
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Mar 15, 2019
Dr Cantu is professional and has great patient care. He listens and is helpful in trying to weed through the symptoms to get to a root problem.
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Mar 14, 2019
I went to the Clinic at 07:30 am. I was given an appointment time for that morning. I arrived fifteen minutes early. The nurse called me in about five minutes after My appointed time. She did all the things she normally does; takes history of problem, took my blood pressure, asked lots of professional questions, and entered all of this into the computer. While I waiter for Dr. Cantu an urge hit. I went to the bathroom and got a very small sample of urine which the nurse said was enough. Dr. Cantu entered, we talked about problem, and he sent me to the Pharmacy for some "Cipro". I have been taking it. It started working from the first pill. I have two more days left. Problem seems to almost over. Everybody "DONE GOOD\'.
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Mar 12, 2019
Dr. Cantu is absolutely the best primary care Doctor I have had!
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Mar 12, 2019
asked me questions , friendly
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Mar 10, 2019
Awesome!
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Mar 5, 2019
very nice, always smiles, easy to talk to.
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Mar 5, 2019
Dr. Cantu was concerned about me having back to back sinus infections with little relief. He put me on another, even stronger antibiotic than I had last month, along with Prednisone. After completing the prescriptions I am still having sinus problems. Dr. Cantu has suggested I go to an ENT. I sure hope someone can help me.
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Mar 3, 2019
Dr. Cantu was an early recipient in high school of a full scholarship by The Terry Foundation. I learned this on my own; he did not mention it, although we talked about its importance. His behavior with me as a patient reflects his good character, courtesy, and intelligence--qualities that played an important role in being chosen a Terry Scholar. Not all providers at BSW are good people. I\'ve been mistreated because of my age which I believe is against federal regulations. Dr. Cantu is a good person.
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Feb 26, 2019
dr cantu and his staff got my step son in and got him taken care of. I\'m very pleased with the lvl of service
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Feb 26, 2019
they help my needs were met
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Feb 21, 2019
my visit went well.
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Feb 21, 2019
Dr. Cantu is very professional and goes out of his way to make me feel like I am his number 1 patient. Dr. Cantu\'s staff all seem happy to be there and the job they do. please pass on these results with Dr. Cantu. He is the primary reason I go to the Cameron clinic vs one in Temple.
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Feb 21, 2019
dr cantu wonderful doctor my entire family sees him
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Feb 19, 2019
Dr. Cantu and the staff are caring and respectful, taking the time to cover all my medical needs with a professional demeanor. They are of tremendous service!
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Feb 7, 2019
was not feeling well but got some help
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Feb 7, 2019
I always receive excellent care at this clinic and with Dr. Cantu. The entire staff is courteous and helpful and caring.
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Feb 5, 2019
I have been a patient of Dr Cantu since he started at this clinic. When I was working for another health care provider I tried switching to their doctors. I quickly came back to Dr Cantu within a month. He has always made me feel as though I am heard and worked endlessly to diagnose my illness. Since my illness has been diagnosed he has been very thorough in seeing if any new symptom is due to my illness or is something new. I have never had a doctor not give up on me and not give up until all the questions have been answered like Dr Cantu has. He is truly not like any other Doctor I have seen. He is absolutely undoubtably the best doctor Scott and White has working for them.
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Feb 1, 2019
I have always been satisfied. Local clinics are important in a small rural area!! ++
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Jan 31, 2019
Dr Cantu has always treated me with care and his nurses have done the same. He explains my issues and gives me the right suggestions for my medical needs. He is the best PCP I have ever had.
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Jan 31, 2019
The whole staff and Dr Cantu are very attentive and caring. Cameron is blessed to have such a great medical team. Other clinics could learn from them.
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Jan 26, 2019
very satisfied..
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Jan 24, 2019
Dr. Cantu is always attentive and thorough.
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Jan 18, 2019
ok seeing md he didn\'t explain that i needed to take off work for a week or two.
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