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Scott Gaertner, 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 - Lakeway
  • Baylor Scott & White Medical Center - Round Rock
  • 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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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 Children with Special Health Care Needs (CSHCN)
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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, Central Texas Medical Foundation (1994)
  • Medical School: Medical Doctor, University Of Texas Health Science Center At Houston (1991)
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, Scott Gaertner, MD  has reported no outside relationship with Industry that is applicable to this listing.

Reviews(228)
Overall: 4.9*
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Jun 27, 2019
extremely informative and caring. Dr Gaertner showed sincere concern for my well-being and went above and beyond spending time with me. very satisfied.
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Jun 20, 2019
He\'s the best.
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Jun 20, 2019
Another positive experience!
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Jun 19, 2019
great doctor
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Jun 19, 2019
I\'ve always been very pleased with Dr. Gaertner and his staff. They do an excellent job.
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Jun 18, 2019
staff was very friendly, courteous and professional
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Jun 18, 2019
Dr Gaertner is extremely thorough.
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Jun 17, 2019
Dr. Gaertner and his staff have always been responsive, courteous and professional. Dr. Gaertner\'s grasp of current treatment options is also top notch. I have been in medicine for 20 years and he\'s one of the best I\'ve met.
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Jun 15, 2019
great people, great care, great experience. dr Gaertner is very kind, knowledgeable, and trustworthy
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Jun 13, 2019
Excellent bedside manner and took the time to listen to my concerns.
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Jun 11, 2019
two thumbs up!
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Jun 9, 2019
always takes plenty of time & makes me feel he is truly concerned with my health & well being
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Jun 7, 2019
Great first visit, Dr. Gaertner spent a good amount of time with me and answered all my questions. Wait time was very good for a doctors office and staff was courteous.
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Jun 6, 2019
Dr.Gaertner, is a very kind, compassionate, knowledgeable guy. He listens to everything you say and truly cares about his patients. He is One of if not the best doctors I\'ve ever seen!
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May 30, 2019
Dr Gaertner and his practice is the best I have been to in my 72 years
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May 28, 2019
Dr Gaertner is the very best!!! He cares and explains everything. My Family loves going to him. We are so lucky to have found Dr Gaertner.
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May 28, 2019
Dr. Gaertner has been our provider for years and is always caring and makes sure that our concerns are handled with upmost consideration and professionalism/
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May 26, 2019
Dr. Gaertner provides outstanding medical care to both me and my wife. His staff are also very courteous, professional and provide appropriate care and concern for both of us.
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May 24, 2019
I have been receiving care from this provider for over 10 years. I would not consider going anywhere else.
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May 24, 2019
I don\'t often go to the doctor, however, when I do see Dr. Gaertner he is respectful and considerate. He explains what he believes is the problem, will refer out when it\'s beyond his expertise and doesn\'t immediately feel the need to medicate.
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May 23, 2019
Excellent Doctor
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May 20, 2019
I am extremely satisfied with this MD and his office staff.
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May 18, 2019
Dr gaitner is very thorough in his questions and suggestions of treatments.
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May 18, 2019
Dr. Gaertner and the staff are wonderful. He is a fantastic doctor.
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May 17, 2019
I LOVE DR. GAERTNER\'S CARE, expertise, concern, and the way he gives a patient the utmost concentration-never the idea (as many docs) that he\'s in a hurry or already thinking of the next patient. HE\'S the reason I drive to Bee Cave since I live in Austin!
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May 16, 2019
best ever!
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May 15, 2019
Dr Gartner is the best.
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May 11, 2019
I love this doctors office. Always very professional
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May 10, 2019
Great
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May 10, 2019
Dr. Gaertner always provides excellent insight and helpful advice.
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May 8, 2019
very professional and caring. comprehensive.
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May 7, 2019
this doctor is someone I trust and he is concerned about my health
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May 7, 2019
Every single time I need anything from the Dr (whether it\'s advice, treatment or simply a question answered) I walk away satisfied and will absolutely recommend him. I don\'t ever want to see anyone else.
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May 4, 2019
appreciate Dr. Gaetners care and concern.
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May 4, 2019
After several years of service, still outstanding.
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May 4, 2019
Dr. Geartner is caring and competent.
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May 3, 2019
Dr. Gaertner is excellent in every way.
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May 2, 2019
Best personal care physician I have had.
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Apr 30, 2019
Dr. Gaertner is kind and straightforward in his communication and explanations of problems and treatment options. This makes him invaluable as my General Practitioner.
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Apr 24, 2019
Please keep up the greatness!
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Apr 21, 2019
spent plenty of time talking to me and making sure all my questions were answered. Very friendly as well as extremely knowledgeable.
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Apr 19, 2019
Dr. Gaertner and his staff are great.
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Apr 18, 2019
I did not care for this particular doctor. I thought I would try a provider closer to my home, however I would not see him again. I felt uncomfortable and judged. He made me nervous for some reason. He spoke to me as if I had absolutely no knowledge of how bodies or medications worked. He asked me what I would like to do about my medications, and then insisted I immediately stop one, and add several others. (With absolutely no medical history of any kind.) Never asked for my previous medical records or history. I also mentioned I thought I may have had an infection, he told me to go to my dermatologist again and ask her. He made it seem like he actually wanted my input, however that was not the case at all. I found him extremely condescending and almost arrogant. I\'ll be returning to my previous doctor this week, even with the drive.
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Apr 17, 2019
very understanding and caring
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Apr 16, 2019
Excellent.
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Apr 15, 2019
the office staff is very friendly and accommodating. DR Gaertner is great- very personable, caring and professional with a wonderful personality.
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Apr 13, 2019
Dr. G is great!
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Apr 13, 2019
Dr Gaetner is a very attentive physician who\'s focused the right treatment for his patients. I highly recommend his to my friends and family.
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Apr 12, 2019
Dr Gaertner is fantastic
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Apr 10, 2019
I thought the practice, it\'s staff and the doctor were truly excellent. Customer service and clinical care were both very very good.
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Apr 9, 2019
Prompt and kept the examination going so no waiting. Made recommendations and explained all testing and provided feedback at all times.
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Apr 9, 2019
very efficient and caring
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Apr 9, 2019
Dr Geartner is my doctor and will be as long as he\'ll have me as a patient. i trust his judgement and rely on his guidance and care for me. i hope BSW doesn\'t interfere with his practice.
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Apr 5, 2019
Dr. Gaertner is always attentive and listens to concerns. I never feel as if he\'s thinking about the next patient. He asks questions and includes me in discussions and options. Excellent provider.
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Apr 4, 2019
excellent all around
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Apr 3, 2019
Best primary care physician I have ever had. Between is knowledge, comportment, and listening he is excellent in every way.
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Apr 3, 2019
Very friendly staff and efficient.
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Mar 28, 2019
He\'s always very focused on me and works to completely understand my concerns. He asks lots of questions in order to get as fully a comprehensive overview of my issue as possible. Dr. Gaertner thoroughly explains how and why he will treat the issue and asks for lots of input on my end to make sure I both understand and agree.
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Mar 26, 2019
Dr Gaettner is a knowledgeable and caring physician. He is extremely personable and effective at what he does. I feel grateful that me and my son get to be seen by such a high quality physician and wonderful human being.
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Mar 26, 2019
Dr. Gaertner is top notch. He listens well, explains what he is doing, and includes me in my own care decisions. He is the family physician for several in my family via recommendations from me.
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Mar 21, 2019
Dr Gaertner was very thorough and personable during my recent exam. He answered all my questions in detail and with great insight. I would highly recommend him to anyone looking for an outstanding health care professional.
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Mar 19, 2019
He was quite knowledgeable and understood my concerns and was able to explain his recommendations in layman\'s terms that I understood. Additionally he was very personable and I felt at ease interacting with him. I came away with the distinct impression that he is indeed a consummate professional and very good at his craft. I\'ll definitely recommend him to friends and associates.
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Mar 19, 2019
Dr. G and his staff are flat out Super Stars in their field!
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Mar 18, 2019
the doctor is thorough and professional and addressed all my questions and concerns.
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Mar 14, 2019
The doctor took the time to review all of my concerns and was very friendly.
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Mar 7, 2019
Dr. Gartner was very good at listening and asking questions about my health and providing next steps and explanation regarding my health and treatment plans. He has a very good demeanor with his patients. I look forward to continuing my care with Dr. Gaertner.
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Mar 7, 2019
Every expectation was met!
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Mar 7, 2019
Excellent
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Mar 5, 2019
excellent
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Mar 5, 2019
I found my doctor
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Feb 26, 2019
Dr Gaertner was amazing! Attentive and really listened to my concerns. I would highly recommend.
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Feb 26, 2019
The best doctor I have ever seen! I am 72.
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Feb 21, 2019
Dr. Gaetner and his staff are efficient, friendly and knowledgeable.
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Feb 19, 2019
took the time to know me. always uses the common sense approach I prefer.
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Feb 19, 2019
I love Dr. Gaetner and his staff. Always very friendly and professional. They really make you feel comfortable and like family. I have, and will continue to refer friends and family to their office!
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Feb 19, 2019
excellent doctor
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Feb 14, 2019
I feel very fortunate to be under the care of Dr. .Gaertner. A doctor that takes the time to ask questions and actually listens.
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Feb 12, 2019
Dr. Gaertner was amazing as always. Great doctor!
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Feb 7, 2019
best ever!
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Feb 7, 2019
dr Gaetner is the best physician I\'ve ever had
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Feb 5, 2019
Dr. Gaertner always let me know all I need to know in a way I understand, and that give me confidence.the doctor is caring, compassionate, and kind.
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Feb 5, 2019
excellent care and service. so happy to have found Dr Gaertner. what a great office
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Feb 5, 2019
The entire staff is exceptional
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Jan 31, 2019
I cannot say enough good things about Dr. Gaettner. I have been a patient of his for at least 10 years. He is a great physician, both in terms of his expertise and his manner
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Jan 29, 2019
I consistently have great care from Dr Gaertner. He listens attentively and seems pragmatic in recommending solutions.
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Jan 29, 2019
Dr Gaertner is an awesome doctor.
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Jan 29, 2019
Dr. Gaertner is awesome. He always gives me treatment alternatives and lets me decide what I think is best for my health. We work together as a team to make sure I have the best care possible. I trust him and his judgment, and I feel that he cares about my health.
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Jan 29, 2019
I am always treated professionally by my doctor.
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Jan 29, 2019
Dr. Gaertner is outstanding. The best family physician that I have ever had. I feel as though we are partners in keeping me healthy.
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Jan 26, 2019
I work in San Marcos and live in Dripping Springs and drive to Lakeway because I love my doc and his staff!!
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