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John F Ackley, DO

Orthopedic Spine Surgery, Orthopedic Surgery

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About John F Ackley, DO

Serving all people by providing personalized health and wellness through exemplary care, education and research.

LanguagesEnglish
Ages SeenAdults, Geriatrics
Hospital Affiliations
  • Baylor Scott & White Medical Center - Hillcrest
  • 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
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
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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 - 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 Choice Preferred Network
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Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - PPO Network-Group
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Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - Pyco Industries Employee Plan
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Baylor Scott & White Quality Alliance - DFW ConnectedCare
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Bell County Public Health District - Bell County Public Health District
Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Advantage Bronze
Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Advantage Gold
Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Advantage HMO
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Advantage Silver
Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Choice Plus
Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Choice PPO
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Essentials
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Essentials Access HMO
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Premier
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Premier Open Access HMO
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Federal Select PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield - Indemnity
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Medicare Advantage
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Medicare Advantage - EFH Retirees
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Medicare Advantage - Oncor
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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
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 Acces
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Cigna - HMO Open Access
Cigna - HMO/POS
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Cigna - LocalPlus
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Cigna - LocalPlusIN
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Cigna - Network
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Cigna - Network Open Access
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Cigna - Network POS
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Cigna - Open Access Plus
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Cigna - POS
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Cigna - POS Open Access
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Cigna - PPO
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Consolidated Association of Railroad Employees - Self-Insured Employee Plan
Coventry - Coventry/First Health
Envolve Vision - Envolve Vision
EyeMed Vision - EyeMed Vision
First Health - First Health PPO
FirstCare Health Plans - BSW Plus HMO
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FirstCare Health Plans - BSW Plus PPO
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FirstCare Health Plans - BSW Preferred HMO Network - Group
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FirstCare Health Plans - CHIP
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FirstCare Health Plans - FirstCare Access PPO Network
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FirstCare Health Plans - FirstCare Advantage Dual SNP (HMO SNP)
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FirstCare Health Plans - FirstCare Select HMO Network
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FirstCare Health Plans - FirstCare Select Plus HMO Network
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FirstCare Health Plans - Hendrick Health Employee Plan
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FirstCare Health Plans - Pyco Industries Employee Plan
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FirstCare Health Plans - STAR Medicaid - MRSA
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Galaxy Health Network - Galaxy Health Network
Gladney Center - Gladney Center
Healthscope - DART ACO
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Healthscope - DART ACO Flex
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HealthSmart - ACCEL Network
HealthSmart - HealthSmart PPO
HealthSmart - HealthSmart Preferred Care EPO
HealthSmart - HealthSmart Preferred Care GEPO
HealthSmart - Preferred Network
Humana Behavioral - Tricare Members Only
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Humana - ChoiceCare
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Humana - ChoiceCare Preferred Network
Humana - Commercial HMO Plans
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Humana - Commercial PPO Plans
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Humana - Humana Preferred
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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
Independent Medical Systems - IMS Network
Magellan - CHIP
Magellan - Navigator Networks
Magellan - Pinnacle Networks
Magellan - STAR
Magellan - STAR Kids
Magellan - Summit Networks
Medicaid - AmeriGroup
Medicaid - Oklahoma Medicaid
Medicaid - Parkland HealthFirst
Medicaid - Superior HealthPlan
Medicaid - Traditional Medicaid
Medical Development International - MDI
Medicare Railroad - Medicare Railroad
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Medicare - Traditional Medicare
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Midland Memorial Hospital - Employee Benefit Plan
Mother Frances Hospital Regional - Self-Insured Employee Plan
OccuNet - Occupational Networks of Texas, Inc.
Optum - United Behavioral Healthcare/Optum
PHCS Network - Beech Street of Texas PPO
PHCS Network - Private Health Care SYstem PPO
Reny Company - Workers Comp
Rockport - Workers Comp
Sedgwick Preferred Network f/k/a Southwest Medical - Workers Comp
Superior Vision - Superior Vision
Superior - Ambetter Balance Care - Silver
Superior - Ambetter Secure Care - Gold
Superior - CHIP
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Superior - CHIP Perinate
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Superior - Foster Care
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Superior - STAR
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Superior - STAR+PLUS
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Three Rivers Network - Three Rivers Network
Tricare - Tricare Extra
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Tricare - Tricare Prime
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Tricare - Tricare Select
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TriWest - VA-PCCC
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United Behavioral Healthcare/Optum - United Behavioral Healthcare/Optum
UnitedHealth - AARP Medicare Complete
UnitedHealth - Charter EPO
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UnitedHealth - Charter HMO
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UnitedHealth - Charter POS
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UnitedHealth - CHIP
UnitedHealth - Choice +HMO
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UnitedHealth - Choice EPO
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UnitedHealth - Choice HMO
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UnitedHealth - Choice Plus POS
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UnitedHealth - Core Choice Plus POS
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UnitedHealth - Core EPO
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UnitedHealth - Core HMO
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UnitedHealth - Dual Complete Medicare Advantage
UnitedHealth - Group Medicare Advantage
UnitedHealth - Medicare Complete
UnitedHealth - Medicare Gold
UnitedHealth - Medicare Silver
UnitedHealth - Navigate EPO
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UnitedHealth - Navigate HMO
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UnitedHealth - Navigate HMO+
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UnitedHealth - Navigate POS
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UnitedHealth - Nexus ACO OA
UnitedHealth - Options PPO
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UnitedHealth - PPO
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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
  • Training: Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine, Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine (2012)
  • Medical School: Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine, Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine (2012)
  • Internship: Orthopedic Surgery, South Pointe Hospital (2013)
  • Residency: Orthopedic Surgery Residency, South Pointe Hospital (2017)
  • Fellowship: Spine Surgery, Cleveland Clinic (2018)
Certifications
  • Orthopaedic Surgery - American Osteopathic Board of Orthopedic 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, John F Ackley, DO  has reported no outside relationship with Industry that is applicable to this listing.

Reviews (120) for John F Ackley, DO

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Sep 14, 2022
He listened to my problems and concerns, did X-rays, gave professional opinion and treatment, was concerned and encouraging. I was so impressed by him. He will be talking with me after I complete the treatments. I felt very well cared for by him.
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Sep 13, 2022
Exceptional care
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Sep 9, 2022
Very nice, compassionate and caring.
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Sep 1, 2022
Very knowledgeable and engaging.
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Sep 1, 2022
He's an amazing spine doctor hes the only person I will ever trust with spine issues I have the most confidence in him after having several surgeries I look to him for guidance and advice when it comes
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Aug 30, 2022
Good doctor, did d not get my prescription he said he sentIn, it is ok
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Aug 23, 2022
The doctor is very thorough and caring, his staff is kind and professional. I would not go to any other provider.
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Aug 23, 2022
Dr. Ackley is an experienced and intelligent doctor. He is also very caring and explains and listens very well.
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Aug 23, 2022
Dr. Ackley truly listens to your concerns and seems like he truly cares. The way that he listens and then responds makes me feel so heard and cared about.
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Aug 21, 2022
Dr. Ackley is just so nice! He is also very caring, professional, and. Knowledgeable. It is so important to me that he is a follower of Jesus!
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Aug 16, 2022
Dr Ackley and his whole staff has been outstanding. I have recommended Dr Ackley to a person I met that is having back problems.
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Aug 9, 2022
Very professional informative about up coming surgery
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Aug 4, 2022
He is extremely kind and knowledgeable regarding anything and everything about the spine. We thank God for bringing him to Waco and to our lives.
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Aug 3, 2022
Very good
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Jul 26, 2022
Excellent at detailed explanation & genuine concern.
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Jul 23, 2022
Excellent provider!
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Jul 20, 2022
Has to be one of the best providers I ever seen makes you at ease when you talk to him looking forward with my journey with Dr Ackley
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Jun 29, 2022
Excellent care
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Jun 24, 2022
Very caring and kind, skilled and includes me in information and decisions
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Jun 22, 2022
I got in really fast and it was very much appreciated!
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Jun 22, 2022
Dr. Ackley rocks! He includes both my husband and I in discussion regarding care. We'll see if the 3rd back surgery rsolves the issue and I will be out of pain and can walk again.
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Jun 20, 2022
I hope he is as good a surgeon as he is a " people person ". He had my trust almost instantly.
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Jun 19, 2022
Great
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Jun 14, 2022
Dr Ackley is a real gem! His knowledge, willingness to listen and ability to explain the issue in understandable terms is what every patient hopes for in a doctor. I trust his judgement and am therefore very willing to follow his recommendations. If I were the BSW Administrator, I would do everything possible to keep Dr Ackley. He is a huge asset to your hospital.
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Jun 11, 2022
Very good treatments
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Jun 7, 2022
Extremely thorough, patient and kind. Just a good person
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Jun 6, 2022
I appreciate Dr Ackley's prayer at the end of the appt.
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Jun 2, 2022
Great
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May 31, 2022
Excellent
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May 24, 2022
Excellent. Very professional
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May 24, 2022
He was sweet and caring and even said a prayer for me.
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May 24, 2022
Dr Actley was so good at explaining everything, his suggestions where good instead of surgery at this time.
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May 24, 2022
The physician was through and addressed all of my concerns. He has a great bedside manner and got me the care I needed urgently. I came to Dr. Ackley from a personal reference, and I would definitely recommend him as well.
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May 15, 2022
Most professional, caring, common sense doctor I have ever met!
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May 13, 2022
Awesome
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May 10, 2022
Dr Ackley is the best physician I have encountered. He is excellent at the services he provides. What an awesome christian man who I greatly respect and admire! Thank you Dr. Ackley!
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May 10, 2022
Dr Ackley was very prompt, listens well, answered questions, all with a very professional sincere caring attitude.
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May 6, 2022
Very informed about my situation
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May 6, 2022
Worked us in at the last minute.
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May 3, 2022
Dr. Ackley was very courteous and informative as always!
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May 3, 2022
Very kind, great listener. Allowed me to have Input on my health care. Went above and beyond to address all concerns.
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Apr 28, 2022
Easy to understandPrayed with me
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Apr 27, 2022
Provider very professional and always friendly great staff
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Apr 21, 2022
This man has one of the greatest gifts as a physician. I h add be 48 years of nursing experience so this Carries extra weight. Medicine is an art and some physicians are better artists than others - he is one of the great Renaissance artists.
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Apr 21, 2022
Excellent surgeon and caregiver
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Apr 21, 2022
Very professional and friendly
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Apr 18, 2022
Very pleased with this visit
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Apr 15, 2022
The doctor was direct and specific to my condition. His explanation and treatment moving forward made complete sense, and will be followed. I appreciated his manner about explaining where my condition stood, and best treatment.
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Apr 9, 2022
Dr Ackley showed both compassion and concern about my condition. He explained my options and listened to my concerns.
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Apr 8, 2022
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