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J. Paul Dieckert, MD

Ophthalmology
Accepts New Patients
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LanguagesEnglish
Ages SeenInfants and Toddlers (ages 0-2), Children (ages 3-11), Adolescents (ages 12-18), Adults, Geriatrics
Hospital Affiliations
  • Baylor Scott & White Continuing Care Hospital - Temple
  • 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 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 - STAR Medicaid - MRSA
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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 Plus HMO
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Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Plus PPO
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Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Preferred EPO Network
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Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Preferred HMO - Individual Marketplace
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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-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
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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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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 +
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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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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, University of Texas Southwestern Medical School (Dallas) (1977)
  • Internship: Ophthalmology, Texas A and M College of Medicine/Scott and White (1978)
  • Residency: Ophthalmology, Texas A and M College of Medicine/Scott and White (1981)
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 Aug 25, 2020, J. Paul Dieckert, MD  has reported no outside relationship with Industry that is applicable to this listing.

Reviews(157)
Overall: 4.6*
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Dec 31, 2020
nice and respectful from beginning to end
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Dec 20, 2020
everything has been great
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Dec 5, 2020
Dr. Paul Dieckert, is one of my favorite physicians. He always asks the appropriate questions of me and completely answers mine. He does a thorough examination and makes appropriate referrals for me. I have already recommended him to family members, friends and co-workers and will continue to do so. Dr. Dieckert is Outstanding!
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Dec 4, 2020
Very patient and did not hurry me to make a decision about treatment. Provided all information and let me make my decision without pushing me to make a decision. Very caring and listened to me intently.
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Dec 3, 2020
Doctor and his team are fantastic!
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Dec 3, 2020
he Very Open And Straight Forward
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Dec 2, 2020
friendly very professional excellent service
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Nov 25, 2020
very good
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Nov 14, 2020
Very caring and understanding of my problems.
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Nov 13, 2020
Received excellent service my visit was an emergency and I was fit into Dr. Diekert's schedule with no problem. The service and care I received was excellent and beyond compare in my opinion. Dr. Diekert was very professional and considerate of my concern about my situation.
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Nov 8, 2020
Dr deickert is just the absolute greatest!!
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Nov 6, 2020
Great doctor. Very pleasant . Very intelligent .
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Nov 2, 2020
Dr. Dieckert and his staff are No. 1 in my books.
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Nov 1, 2020
Excellent care! My husband will also be making an appointment to see Dr Diekert
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Oct 13, 2020
Dr. Dieckert is always easy to talk to and he has a very knowledgeable intern that was very good.
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Oct 9, 2020
very professional. Dr. Deitric was awesome! I was impressed. my first visit to his clinic.
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Oct 7, 2020
All are very courteous and caring. Wonderful doctor. Would recommend him to anyone.
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Oct 4, 2020
really a very good Dr. He knows his business !!
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Oct 1, 2020
I'm not complaining about my wait time. I understand that as the day progresses time gets away due to unforeseen problems throughout the day. I love this doctor and would wait as long as needed.
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Sep 14, 2020
Very detail with information and recommendations. excellent provider.
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Sep 7, 2020
very good!
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Sep 5, 2020
very good
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Sep 1, 2020
I have recommended many people to my doctor and 15 people are going now but some weren't able to see him but they all like going to the clinic
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Aug 30, 2020
I was glad my sister came with me as she prompted many questions and answers.
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Aug 28, 2020
very good
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Aug 28, 2020
Dr Diekert is great that is why I drive 6 hours each way to see him
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Aug 27, 2020
he is caring and professional
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Aug 27, 2020
I have been seeing Dr. Diekert for about 5 years now and have full faith in him
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Aug 26, 2020
excellent provider. always takes a long time to get seen
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Aug 22, 2020
In my opinion ,it was very good and professional in every aspect of my visit.
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Aug 20, 2020
Professional, Respectful, Listens, Explains
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Aug 20, 2020
great
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Aug 20, 2020
Dr. Dieckert is an excellent doctor, factual, forthcoming, and genuinely concerned about his patients.
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Aug 20, 2020
great
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Aug 18, 2020
I was very pleased with the professionalism and care I was shown.
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Aug 18, 2020
very good
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Aug 15, 2020
Professional, personable and efficient, and caring.
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Aug 8, 2020
Dr. Dickert is always interested in how you are doing and recommends best treatments.
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Aug 8, 2020
Dr. Dieckert takes his time and explains everything in understandable terms. He is open and honest in describing what will or won't occur.
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Aug 7, 2020
very good in every way
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Aug 7, 2020
very good
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Aug 6, 2020
Very professional and knowledgeable. appreciated him offering to answer and questions.
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Aug 5, 2020
Dr. Diekert is exceptional. He is articulate, listens to my concerns, and is very reassuring.
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