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Jonathan Hong-Soo Tsai, MD

Ophthalmology

Accepts New Patients
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About Jonathan Hong-Soo Tsai, MD

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 - Temple
  • Baylor Scott & White Continuing Care Hospital - 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-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 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 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
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
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
  • Medical School: Medical Doctor, University of South Carolina School of Medicine (Columbia) (1998)
  • Internship: Transitional, Texas A and M College of Medicine/Scott and White (1999)
  • Residency: Ophthalmology, Texas A and M College of Medicine/Scott and White (2002)
  • Fellowship: Neuro-Ophthalmology, University of Oklahoma College of Medicine (2003)
Certifications
  • Ophthalmology - American Board of Ophthalmology
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, Jonathan Hong-Soo Tsai, MD  has reported no outside relationship with Industry that is applicable to this listing.

Reviews (205) for Jonathan Hong-Soo Tsai, MD

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Jan 11, 2023
Very professional
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Dec 28, 2022
Satisfied
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Dec 22, 2022
He was great! Listened to my concerns and made me feel comfortable
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Dec 22, 2022
Outstanding doctor and his prayer at the end was truly a blessing.
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Dec 22, 2022
He was attentive, thorough, and genuinely caring.
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Dec 20, 2022
Very nice, seems compassionate and very knowledgeable.
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Dec 17, 2022
He was nice and did a thorough exam.
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Dec 16, 2022
Caring showed true concern
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Dec 10, 2022
My experience with Dr Tsai was excellent. He is kind, knowledgeable, compassionate, and humble. He took time to answered all my questions and addressed all my concerns. I am very comfortable with him handling my eye care.
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Dec 9, 2022
I was really impressed with my mother's doctor's professionalism and knowledge. The doctor was very patient and kind towards my mother and I.
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Dec 9, 2022
Had a great experience with Dr Tsal
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Dec 7, 2022
Shows compassion and concern for my well being and most importantly, prays for me!
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Dec 6, 2022
He did surgery on my eye lid about 14 months ago and my vision is still not good in my left eye.
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Dec 6, 2022
A genuine care giver both physical and spiritual!
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Dec 4, 2022
Very kind and careing
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Dec 4, 2022
He listens, answers all my questions, very friendly
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Dec 2, 2022
Wonderful, caring, professional, skilled
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Dec 2, 2022
Learned my options on my right eye
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Nov 24, 2022
He is a very good doctor. I would definitely tell family to use his services and friends
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Nov 22, 2022
An amazing Godly man, very refreshing.
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Nov 22, 2022
I really enjoyed having a Christin doctor and praying before the procedure
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Nov 18, 2022
A very polite, courteous and friendly doctor
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Nov 17, 2022
Dr. Tsai is a wonderful doctor. Completely knows what he's doing.
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Nov 16, 2022
Very professional, thorough, and kind.
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Nov 16, 2022
Dedicated and good at explaining options. Cares for his patients excellent
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Nov 11, 2022
Provider was excellent!
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Nov 9, 2022
He is a knowledgeable Doctor with a heartwarming bedside manner.
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Nov 9, 2022
Very professional courteous and knowledgeable, answering all my concerns about my upcoming surgery. I feel comfortable after meeting with him addressing all my questions.
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Nov 8, 2022
Very informative
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Nov 8, 2022
Ran terribly late and was in a hurry. Dr. Tsai is only physician in this field at BS&W, so I would have to recommend him to friends and family with a similar issue.
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Nov 5, 2022
Awesome visit
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Nov 2, 2022
Very engaged. Answered all questions.
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Nov 1, 2022
Listening to patients, respecting patients.
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Nov 1, 2022
Absolutely the most thorough and kind patient male doctor ever. He treated my elderly mother like a princess and spoke up clearly. He thoroughly checked her eyes and constantly checked for her comfort.
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Oct 30, 2022
He was very interested in patient care
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Oct 30, 2022
Exceptional experance
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Oct 29, 2022
Communication is great
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Oct 28, 2022
Dr Tsai has taken care of both my parents, my husband, and myself for several years. I have the utmost faith in him.
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Oct 26, 2022
Very compassionate and knowledgeable. However, we waited an hour to see the doctor. He seems to be an expert In his field.
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Oct 26, 2022
Dr. Tsai was very thorough in his explanation of the whats and whys of my problem and how he would be correcting it. He explained the process before surgery and what to expect afterward. I felt truly blessed that he prayed with my husband and I after he had answered all our questions.
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Oct 26, 2022
Great , was very attentive and communicative.
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Oct 25, 2022
Personal, professional, compassionate, educational!!!!
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Oct 25, 2022
Dr Tsai was incredibly thoughtful, patient and kind. He listens and then can repeat back everything you talk about. Truly one of a kind doctor!! Can't recommend him enough. Incredibly gifted.
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Oct 22, 2022
I can already see better in the eye that he did the lazer work on. Looking forward to having the other one fixed
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Oct 21, 2022
Very nice
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Oct 14, 2022
A very successful visit
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Oct 6, 2022
Tsai was cordial, direct, thorough and a good listener. The exam was concluded with prayer, which was surprising and deeply appreciated.
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Oct 1, 2022
Dr. Tsai is such a Fantastic Doctor & Surgeon & is very concerned about his patients. He takes whatever time is necessary with the patient. I thoroughly enjoy Dr. Tsai's offer of Prayer with his parents.He is just a Wonderful Doctor.
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Sep 30, 2022
I immediately felt at ease. The provider informed me about my upcoming procedure and put my mind at ease. He was very friendly and personable.
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Sep 29, 2022
Excellent
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Sep 28, 2022
Dr Tsai was very kind and was so knowledgeable in every aspect of my appointment with him. I would recommend him with an A+ to anyone who needs to see an Optamoligist! I'm so thankful I had the opportunity to be one of his patients!
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Sep 28, 2022
Excellent
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Sep 27, 2022
He was extremely personable and seemed to actually care about my issues. At the end of our time, he asked if he could pray for me. I was so surprised and appreciative. I have had physicians pray for me before and after surgeries, but never an office visit. He just got a patient for life.
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Sep 26, 2022
Very efficient and did his testing quickly
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Sep 23, 2022
Very thorough
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Sep 23, 2022
The doctor was a excellent doctor
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Sep 21, 2022
Thorough-spent time.
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Sep 21, 2022
Awesome physician! This is what a doctor should be!
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Sep 21, 2022
The best dr I have seen
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Sep 17, 2022
He was very kind, caring and professional. It really meant a lot that he would pray with us.
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Sep 17, 2022
Beautiful man! He was honest with me and I appreciated it VERY much!
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Sep 16, 2022
Very polite, professional
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Sep 16, 2022
Dr Tsai was by far the most caring, kind, knowledgeable, and gracious doctor I have ever met! We felt like we had been so blessed by being able to receive care through him! I'll tell everyone I know that he is truly a servant of God!!!
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Sep 14, 2022
Great Doctor
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Sep 12, 2022
Dr. Tsai was incredibly efficient, kind and knowledgeable. He explained the procedure in detail, was understanding of the questions and provided information about after the procedure so that I could be prepared.
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Sep 12, 2022
It was just a visit where he checked me out and decided I didn't need any surgery
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Sep 11, 2022
He is very thorough, patient and kind.
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Sep 9, 2022
Thoroughly explained; listened carefully.
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Sep 6, 2022
He actually listened to me. He did not dismiss my questions. He acted on my concerns. He is very kindAnd professional
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Sep 4, 2022
Excellent
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Sep 3, 2022
He explained my problem better than anyone has. He told me I was borderline for a procedure and I appreciate that. I will see him in a year for evaluation.
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Sep 2, 2022
Very caring Dr
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Sep 1, 2022
He was very professional and he knew exactly what to do.
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Aug 31, 2022
He is very good explains me everything I really appreciate I will back to him again when I need thanks
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Aug 31, 2022
Kind nurse and doctor. Made special effort to finish in good time!
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Aug 30, 2022
Excellent
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Aug 25, 2022
He is just the best. Did eyelid lift surgery on me 5 years ago and I am so glad he will be doing this procedure also.
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Aug 25, 2022
Great Dr and person
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Aug 24, 2022
Wonderful!
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Aug 23, 2022
He is a very good doctor, explain what was going with my eyes and about the surgery . I would definitely recommend him to orhers
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Aug 19, 2022
Took care of problem same day
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Aug 18, 2022
My provider took time to examine my eyes and give my the results. He explained carefully and completely. He took time to answer my questions.
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Aug 16, 2022
He is great and very patient with me
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Aug 14, 2022
He answered and explained all the questions that I asked him. He was very friendly.
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Aug 12, 2022
Dr. Tsai was very warm and caring. To me it was a very great experience. I felt thrilled that he was my doctor.
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Aug 11, 2022
He is very caring and listens to me.
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Aug 11, 2022
Very thorough, professional, and courteous.
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Aug 11, 2022
He was very busy and some items were not in room and he had to leave to get them!
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Aug 10, 2022
His chair aide manner is so soothing and he answered every question I had in great detail.
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Aug 10, 2022
Very professional and l felt his concern for my eye health
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Aug 9, 2022
He has been my provider for 12 years
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Aug 9, 2022
Very Nice
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