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Joseph Matthew Newman, MD

Ophthalmology
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 - College Station
  • Baylor Scott & White Continuing Care Hospital - Temple
  • 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
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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
  • Fellowship: Retina/Vitreous, Ut Southwestern Medical Center (2010)
  • Residency: Ophthalmology, Texas A And M College Of Medicine/scott And White (2009)
  • Medical School: Medical Doctor, Texas A&m Health Science Center College Of Medicine - Scott & White Residency In (2005)
Certifications
  • Ophthalmology (General Cert) - 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 May 13, 2019, Joseph Matthew Newman, MD  has reported no outside relationship with Industry that is applicable to this listing.

Reviews(270)
Overall: 4.7*
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Aug 30, 2019
he was very concerned and very professional
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Aug 29, 2019
excellent care always.
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Aug 27, 2019
Dr. Newman has been treating me for macular degeneration for many years. He is a great doctor. When he first started treating me I didn't have many options accept to make a 124 mile round trip. Now he has offered to transfer my treatment to a clinic much closer to home, but I prefer to stay with Dr. Newman.
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Aug 24, 2019
He is so busy wait times can be quite long.
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Aug 23, 2019
very professional and knowledgeable
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Aug 22, 2019
very good
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Aug 18, 2019
almost one hour behind the schedule
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Aug 16, 2019
very good and professional.
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Aug 16, 2019
Dr Newman is a caring person who is helping get my eyesight better I appreciate him praying with me
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Aug 16, 2019
very good
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Aug 9, 2019
You book too many patients for the number of doctors of staff!!! That is what causes the backup & long waiting room times!
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Aug 7, 2019
wonderful doctor
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Aug 5, 2019
"Very good" is not adequate for this provider, staff and practice. "outstanding" is a more appropriate adjective. They really are excellent on all counts.
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Aug 1, 2019
Dr. Newman is absoutely the kindess and nicest doctor I think I've ever known. He is so gentle and truly cares about each patient. I am proud that Scott and White has someone of his caliber and knowledge to take care of people's eyes. He is a keeper for sure!
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Jul 31, 2019
very happy
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Jul 27, 2019
dr Newman is always kind and respectful. He provides excellent care and has been most helpful to me.
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Jul 27, 2019
Doc Newman is an outstanding Doctor. He always does great by me. If y'all are going to keep increasing the cost of my insurance yearly, you need to give your personnel a pay raise.
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Jul 26, 2019
professional, polite, informative, thorough, concerned.
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Jul 25, 2019
Most caring & compassionate
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Jul 19, 2019
very good
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Jul 19, 2019
He is so supportive and he shares my faith, and always prays over me!
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Jul 18, 2019
dr. newman is a great and talented doctor. god gave me beautiful eyes to enjoy our beautiful earth 65 years ago. then god gave us dr. newman to help me during my older years. he and staff are as good as you can get from a human. i am proud to know him. sooo good. i can see!!!!
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Jul 18, 2019
he prayed for me at each visit!
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Jul 9, 2019
care was great
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Jul 9, 2019
Outstanding on professional and personal levels
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Jul 8, 2019
caring very professional good explanations
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Jul 7, 2019
Rushed! Did not expain what he was looking for and did not explain what he saw.
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Jul 6, 2019
good as always
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Jul 6, 2019
always positive. dr. Newman is kind, considerate and caring. outstanding specialist
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Jul 3, 2019
very satisfying
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Jun 29, 2019
Dr. Newman is a ppl person. His bed side manner is a pleasure especially with an eye injection. He's the best.
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Jun 28, 2019
Dr. Joseph Newman is very well mannered and very friendly. seems to care for my concerns.
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Jun 28, 2019
I love the Dr. and the staff, He is the best.
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Jun 27, 2019
professional courteous concerned
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Jun 27, 2019
Very professional, exacting in his assessment and personable.
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Jun 26, 2019
Dr. Newman is a gem. He's a very good doctor and an exceptional human being. I feel very safe in his care.
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Jun 25, 2019
Very good Dr.
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Jun 23, 2019
Dr. Newman is my husbands doctor also and we both like him very much. He is just very good.
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Jun 23, 2019
very congenial, caring, took time to explain medical care
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Jun 22, 2019
DR Newman is one of the best DR I have ever seen he cares about my problems. he always tells me what is going on and what needs to be done. I trust him to make the best decisions for my eye problems. I would recommend him to every one.
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Jun 22, 2019
I was very pleased with the care I recieved and with the way I was treated. I have no complaints of any kind for any reason.
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Jun 21, 2019
I have been very satisfied with your service for the last 3 years. Keep up the great work.
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Jun 20, 2019
The doctor was very knowledgeable and showed concern for my care
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Jun 20, 2019
Very professional and caring.
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Jun 20, 2019
Dr Newman is awesome. I always recommend him highly to anyone looking for an eye doctor.
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Jun 18, 2019
very caring , interacts well with a 94 yo
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Jun 18, 2019
Good hands but somewhat meek when engaging me. Probably shy
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Jun 17, 2019
Very thorough and compassionate. Takes care to explain what has been done and follow up care.
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Jun 10, 2019
Awesome
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Jun 9, 2019
Dr Newman and his staff have always been professional but friendly. I actually enjoy my visits which I have regularly every 6-8 weeks for the last two years.
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Jun 7, 2019
The Doctor has always been outstanding. I am very luck to have been assigned to Dr. Newman
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Jun 6, 2019
good
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Jun 5, 2019
I see him on a recurring basis and he is always very dedicated in providing excellent service.
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Jun 2, 2019
I am pleased with the care Dr. Newman has given me.
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Jun 2, 2019
Dr. Newman and his team are always very professional and cordial.
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Jun 1, 2019
Dr Newman is top notch, I couldn't get any better care than the care that I receive from him. The Best !!!
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May 31, 2019
very good care and knowledge of my eye problem.
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May 30, 2019
very kind and professional. did seem in a hurry but I realize I was squeezed in due to the emergency of my situation and he probably had a lot of patients to see.
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May 30, 2019
I had to wait about an hour past my appointment time.
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May 24, 2019
Dr. Martin spent adequate time with us and was very patient with the elderly patient.
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May 24, 2019
very good
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May 23, 2019
dr Neuman is wonderful. from the moment I met him with a detached retina almost 2 years ago, he has treated me expertly and compassionately. BSW is fortunate to be the beneficent of his God given talent and gifts.
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May 23, 2019
He treated my mom before her death and now has me as a patient. He has always been kind and caring. I look forward to him taking care of my optical needs.
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May 23, 2019
He is a very good Provider,I have been seening Dr Newman a long time.
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May 23, 2019
Dr. Newman is very compassionate and thorough.
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May 21, 2019
Dr. Newman treats me on a regular basis for macular degeneration and has always done an excellent job. I could find treatment closer to home but do not want to lose him as my care provider.
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May 21, 2019
He always take the time to answer your questions and reassure you about your condition.
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May 21, 2019
Excellent Dr. shows concern
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May 19, 2019
I wouldn't have another to take his place because he's really down to earth with details.
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May 19, 2019
He was very proffesional and caring. He did explain and tell me what to watch for in the future.
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May 17, 2019
I am very pleased that Dr newman is trying to help me get rid of the swelling caused by diabetes so I am happy with his work
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May 16, 2019
Very professional
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May 16, 2019
He is a great care provider!
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May 10, 2019
Very nice and caring staff ! We appreciate the care we receive at the eye clinic !
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May 10, 2019
caring, professional.
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May 10, 2019
Dr. Newman
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May 7, 2019
Very professional and caring
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May 4, 2019
absolutely love Dr Neumann . he is the most compassionate dr. I would not be able to see today if it wasn't for him!
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May 4, 2019
this doctor is the best
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May 4, 2019
Always friendly
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May 3, 2019
very professional and cares about his patients. Top Notch!
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May 1, 2019
Dr. Newman is genuinely professional and caring doctor. I trust him with my very life.
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Apr 29, 2019
this type of survey makes it easy to grade but does not tell the whole story
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Apr 27, 2019
very friendly and thoughtful about the pain I was in
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Apr 24, 2019
Dr. Newman and his team to include the surgery team went out of their way to ease my fears...Kudos for job well done!!! Thank you.
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Apr 21, 2019
great job able to see better already
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Apr 21, 2019
I have been in Dr. Newman's care since my eye problem developed and I feel that I'm in the perfect place for my eye care. Now and in the future
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Apr 20, 2019
He is an excellent doctor, knows what he's doing, kind, and com0assionate.
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Apr 20, 2019
the whole staff made me feel welcome and cared for.
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Apr 19, 2019
the first Nurse very kind and took her time. Doctor niece and kind as always.
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Apr 13, 2019
Dr. Newman provided superior care and concern.
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Apr 12, 2019
Turned exam over to student.
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Apr 11, 2019
I am very happy that Dr Neumann is my provider.
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Apr 11, 2019
Dr. Newman and his staff are professionally excellent and show empathy for the patient. Outstanding!
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Apr 10, 2019
great but there is always room to improve with anything
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Apr 10, 2019
nice guy. wish he would volunteer more information.
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Apr 10, 2019
very good
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Apr 9, 2019
Excellent all the way
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Apr 8, 2019
very good
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Apr 4, 2019
great
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Apr 4, 2019
Dr Newman is the best ophthalmologist I have ever worked with.
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Apr 3, 2019
Dr Newman is the best doctor ever.
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Apr 3, 2019
i appreciate the service provided my doctor newman's office in scott & white
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Apr 2, 2019
has always seemed to care about my individual care.
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Apr 2, 2019
very good
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Mar 28, 2019
He could have spent a little more time on the visit.
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Mar 26, 2019
Dr. Newman truly cares about patients and provides exceptional care.
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Mar 26, 2019
He listened to me. He respected my opinion.
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Mar 26, 2019
The kindest, most caring Dr. I've recommended him to everyone I know having eye problems.
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