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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 SeenAdults, 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 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 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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Baylor Scott & White Quality Alliance - DFW ConnectedCare
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Advantage HMO
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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 - 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 - Cigna Choice Fund
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Cigna - EPO
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Cigna - HMO
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Cigna - HMO Open Acces
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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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FirstCare - Access PPO
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FirstCare - Advantage Dual SNP
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FirstCare - CHIP
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FirstCare - CHIP Perinate
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FirstCare - Select HMO
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FirstCare - Select Plus HMO
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FirstCare - Select Plus PPO
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FirstCare - STAR
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Healthscope - DART ACO
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Healthscope - DART ACO Flex
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Humana Behavioral - Tricare Members only
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Humana - ChoiceCare
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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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Medicare Railroad - Medicare Railroad
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Medicare - Traditional Medicare
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Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Preferred EPO Network
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Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Preferred HMO - Large Group
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Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Preferred HMO Network - Group
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Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Preferred PPO 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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Scott & White Health Plan - EPO Network-Group
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Scott & White Health Plan - EPO Network-Individual/Family
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Scott & White Health Plan - ERS BSW Preferred HMO Network
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Scott & White Health Plan - HMO Network - Large Group
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Scott & White Health Plan - HMO Network-Group
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Scott & White Health Plan - HMO Network-Individual/Family
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Scott & White Health Plan - McLane Group Network
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Scott & White Health Plan - PPO Choice Network
Accepts New Patients
Scott & White Health Plan - PPO Choice Preferred Network
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Scott & White Health Plan - PPO Network-Group
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Scott & White Health Plan - RightCare STAR Medicaid Network
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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 - TRS - Active Care Participants Network
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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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Superior - STAR+PLUS
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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 - Charter EPO
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UnitedHealth - Charter HMO
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UnitedHealth - Charter POS
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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 - 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 - Options PPO
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UnitedHealth - PPO
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UnitedHealth - Select +
Accepts New Patients
UnitedHealth - Select EPO
Accepts New Patients
UnitedHealth - Select HMO
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UnitedHealth - Select Plus POS
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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
  • Medical School: Medical Doctor, Texas A&M Health Science Center College of Medicine - Scott & White Residency in (2005)
  • Residency: Ophthalmology, Texas A and M College of Medicine/Scott and White (2009)
  • Fellowship: Retina/Vitreous, UT Southwestern Medical Center (2010)
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 11, 2020, Joseph Matthew Newman, MD  has reported no outside relationship with Industry that is applicable to this listing.

Reviews(237)
Overall: 4.8*
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Jun 30, 2020
always a good experience with this caring person
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Jun 30, 2020
enjoyed meeting Dr Newman, great guy!
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Jun 27, 2020
Newman is a Wonderful Dr. and person. he cares about you and shows that he does. he has helped me so very much with my problem.
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Jun 26, 2020
all good
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Jun 26, 2020
Doctor Newman makes you feel comfortable and makes you feel that your vision is top priority.
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Jun 26, 2020
Very caring!
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Jun 25, 2020
just great
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Jun 25, 2020
Dr. Newman is wonderful! He always goes above and beyond to a thorough exam, answers questions, and prays with you!!! I needed a procedure done at this appointment, but I was from out of town. He was able to work me in within an hour to complete this procedure with 100% results. I truly appreciate him as a doctor and a outstanding person!!!!!
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Jun 21, 2020
very down to earth and easy to talk to
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Jun 20, 2020
Dr. Newman is always personable & professional.
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Jun 17, 2020
I feel so confident in the care I receive from Dr Newman. He is so kind and seems truly concerned about my problems and the steps we are taking to treat my eyes.
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Jun 17, 2020
Excellent information, thoughtful discussion
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Jun 14, 2020
dr Newman is always very good at explaining everything.
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Jun 14, 2020
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Jun 14, 2020
Dr Newman is the best!!
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Jun 13, 2020
Dr. Newman is amazing.
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Jun 12, 2020
Dr Newman truly cares for me.
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Jun 12, 2020
very caring
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Jun 11, 2020
dr. Newman is likely the kindest physician I have every encountered.
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Jun 11, 2020
AWESOME on every visit.
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Jun 11, 2020
very pleased
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Jun 10, 2020
am receiving excellent care. you
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Jun 10, 2020
First time seeing him. He was very nice and courteous. Very good doctor.
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Jun 10, 2020
very compassionate, extremely knowledgeable and explained issues in layman's terms
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Jun 10, 2020
very respectful and knowledgeable
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Jun 6, 2020
He really cares.....that encourages me!
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Jun 5, 2020
Dr. Newman has always been very courteous and caring.
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Jun 5, 2020
very caring
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Jun 5, 2020
Dr Newman is a very courteous & well informed physician. It's always a pleasure to see him.
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Jun 5, 2020
Truly a smart and caring provider. He is absolutely great.
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Jun 4, 2020
Very good man, doctor, and back-up team.
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Jun 3, 2020
He the best eye Dr. ever. I just love him. Dr is the most caring provider. The Hospital need more just like him ......I have a wonderful set of Dr.'s kudos to you Doc.
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Jun 3, 2020
Outstanding care
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May 31, 2020
I was concerned going to my appointment durin the pandemic. From the front door until I was taken out the side door by Dr Newman the appointment was handled with care. Masks and spacing and cleaning were employed even more extensive than usual. The return visit is to be made for me on line so I didn't have to wait in the front desk lines as usual..Very well done.
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May 31, 2020
Excellent! Dr. Newman was very attentive. He listened & addressed my eye health concerns.
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May 30, 2020
Dr N is great!!! He cares! He is one of a very small number of Drs that read and answer my chart. I wish all my drs were this good and caring. Sadly they are not!
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May 30, 2020
wonderful as usual
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May 29, 2020
Dr Newman is caring for left eye to get my eyesight back the way it was before my cataract surgery he is patient and caring and I like the fact he prays with me before I leave his office
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May 29, 2020
He is amazing, smart, caring and a great godly man
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May 29, 2020
Dr. Newman is the most caring, considerate, and competent doctor that has ever treated me! He is the best.
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May 28, 2020
Very grateful that Dr Newman worked me in, when my eyes gave me a problem. I especially was comforted by his prayer prior to surgery. He asked would I mind his prayer prior to praying, and was very impressed with his professionalism.
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May 24, 2020
He offered to pray with me. of course I said YES
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May 23, 2020
very professional, efficient, personable
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May 22, 2020
due to corovirus my wife was waiting in car. I couldn't see and dr Newman walked me outside found my wife and waited with me till she drove around. great dr & great guy
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May 21, 2020
Dr. Newman is a great doctor takes good care of my problem very honest on what is wrong with my eyes and how he will treat it also after my check up I love that he ask to pray over me I never see any doctor who goes to that length to make you more comfortable after my appointment I really love that thank you Dr. Newman
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May 21, 2020
Dr. Newman and every assistant that was involved in my visit were wonderfully professional and efficient! I value my privilege of being under Scott & White care
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May 21, 2020
Was very kind and listened to my question. Best part was he asked if he could pray for me.
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May 20, 2020
very good
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May 17, 2020
very professional and caring...
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May 15, 2020
He is always compassionate, expert, and efficient.
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May 15, 2020
Dr. Newman and the staff are always kind and considerate even when extremely busy
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May 14, 2020
appointments were running 45 minutes late. I know problems can arise and it was not too much of a problem. dr Newman is a fantastic care provider. I truly feel confident with his care.
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May 13, 2020
excellent physician. invested in his patients. goes the extra mile every time.
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May 13, 2020
very friendly and courteous. knowledgeable and caring. great guy.
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May 13, 2020
I've been with Dr Newman for several years and he has always asked how I'm doing and how my family is, I appreciate his caring ways
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May 12, 2020
dr Newman is always so kind and caring . he is a wonderful doctor .
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May 8, 2020
great doctor
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Apr 28, 2020
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Apr 25, 2020
Dr. Newman and his staff are excellent!!
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Apr 24, 2020
Excellent. The doctor personally called me to see if I had virus concerns and wished to re-schedule .
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Apr 23, 2020
The provider was very caring and was explaining everything to me.
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Apr 18, 2020
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Apr 11, 2020
Dr Neumann is a very thorough and caring provider. His concern for my best outcome far exceeds the experiences that I have experienced in the past.
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Apr 4, 2020
he is a superb physician in every aspect. He genuinely cares about his patients and their treatment. He asks if it's okay to say a quick prayer, and asks God to guide his hands when performing an upcoming surgery to help my vision. who could ask for better care? not me ! Don't ever let him leave, whatever it takes.
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Apr 1, 2020
Dr. Newman is very caring.
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Mar 25, 2020
Dr Newman takes the time to answer questions that I may have. He also takes time to pray with me. That means a lot to me.
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Mar 21, 2020
Even during the current crisis, everyone with whom l came in contact continued to have a superior professional yet personal concern for my health. lt was extremely calming to be with your staff amidst the health crisis around our world. l deeply appreciated my doctor taking the time to allow us to pray together. l will look forward to my next appointment in late July.
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Mar 18, 2020
excellent
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Mar 16, 2020
Dr. Newman is a caring man.
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Mar 15, 2020
After 40 years the best advice and service.
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Mar 12, 2020
Always professional and courteous.
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Mar 12, 2020
dr Newman is wonderful. very thorough in care and listening to concerns. respectful and kind.
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Mar 7, 2020
Dr Newman is a very caring dr. I wouldn't want anyone else taking care of these eyes.
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Mar 5, 2020
Very caring
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Mar 4, 2020
dr newman is always professional, thorough, warm, kind and friendly. I would not trust my retinas to anyone else.
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Mar 4, 2020
very friendly, considerate in my questions about my treatment!
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Mar 2, 2020
very good bed side manners
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Mar 1, 2020
Dr. Newman is the very best. I drive 1.5 hrs to see him, because I refuse to go to anyone else.
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Feb 26, 2020
Very caring and explained everything very well.
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Feb 18, 2020
Dr. Newman and staff provides exceptional service and shows care and concern for me as his patient
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Feb 17, 2020
Dr. Newman is a Man of God. He is polite, concerned for his patient, and very professional.
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Feb 9, 2020
Very professional, caring and knowledgeable.
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Feb 7, 2020
good
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Feb 1, 2020
Dr. Newman is very knowledgeable and professional. He is also very compassionate and caring. And, his communications skills are very good.
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