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Karen Powell Harrison, MD

Internal Medicine
Accepts New Patients
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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
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
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
Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Preferred HMO - Large Group
Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Preferred HMO Network - Group
Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Preferred PPO Network
Scott & White Health Plan - BSWH Employee Network - PPO & HSA
Scott & White Health Plan - BSWH Employee Network - SEQA & EQA
Scott & White Health Plan - EPO Network-Group
Scott & White Health Plan - EPO Network-Individual/Family
Scott & White Health Plan - ERS BSW Preferred HMO Network
Scott & White Health Plan - HMO Network - Large Group
Scott & White Health Plan - HMO Network-Group
Scott & White Health Plan - HMO Network-Individual/Family
Scott & White Health Plan - McLane Group Network
Scott & White Health Plan - PPO Choice Network
Scott & White Health Plan - PPO Choice Preferred Network
Scott & White Health Plan - PPO Network-Group
Scott & White Health Plan - SeniorCare Advantage HMO
Scott & White Health Plan - SeniorCare Advantage PPO
Scott & White Health Plan - TRS - Active Care Participants Network
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 Health Science Center San Antonio (1996)
  • Residency: Internal Medicine, East Carolina University School of Medicine (1999)
Certifications
  • Internal Medicine (General Cert) - American Board of Internal Med
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, Karen Powell Harrison, MD  has reported no outside relationship with Industry that is applicable to this listing.

Reviews(267)
Overall: 4.9*
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Sep 9, 2020
She showed interest in my questions and answered them. What she did not know,she said so. she made me a referral for blood work to ck out my problem. I trust her very much. Great Doctor.
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Sep 9, 2020
Professional, Courteous !!?
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Sep 9, 2020
she is CB so Professional and caring
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Sep 9, 2020
dr. Karen listen to my concerns and gave suggestions which have been very helpful. She is a kind and caring doctor.
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Sep 7, 2020
Always listens to statements, and recommends a solution.Always ready to check medical history & lab results & shows me comparisons of previous results.
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Sep 4, 2020
excellent 200%
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Sep 1, 2020
excellent!!
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Sep 1, 2020
everything was good and the nurses and the doctor were very nice
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Sep 1, 2020
Dr. Harrison, is very knowledgeable and she explained and put in to deal with the dietitian and nutritionist to better help me with my condition. Love her.
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Aug 29, 2020
Dr. Karen was easy to talk to about problem. Reviewed some medical history and asked if I needed any medication. She called in my prescription, no hassle or bother.
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Aug 28, 2020
Was my dr before scott and white hired her. Stayed with her when she came into baylor scott and white system. I had many drs thru years in military system and outside; she is best I have had in my liftetime. She listens and seldom seems hurried. Thorough and also patient.
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Aug 27, 2020
Dr Karen is an excellent and compassionate, knowledgeable physician.
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Aug 25, 2020
I'm very glad Dr. Harrison is my provider. I like her very much.
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Aug 24, 2020
awesome
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Aug 24, 2020
Dr. Harrison and her staff are always professional, very personable, and they always provide excellent care. I have been with Dr. Harrison for several years and will remain in her care as long as possible!
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Aug 21, 2020
excellent provider
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Aug 20, 2020
very nice and friendly. made me feel comfortable
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Aug 20, 2020
Dr. Karen is always friendly, listens to my concerns, and follows through with setting up additional treatments. It is sometimes difficult to get a timely appointment.
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Aug 19, 2020
It was wonderful and I was so glad that I chose Dr. Harrison. She put me at ease and helped me to understand my concerns. Her Nurse aide was wonderful also.
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Aug 18, 2020
good
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Aug 15, 2020
1st time meeting the Dr a have to say I like her and feel confident I can tell her anything about my my health.
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Aug 13, 2020
I love being treated like an intelligent & knowledgeable person, she never talks down to me and yet confirms I understand. It is very easy to talk to her.
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Aug 12, 2020
She listened and focuses on your concerns.
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Aug 10, 2020
I love Dr. Karen she is so helpful and explains everything to me.
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Aug 8, 2020
She knows me and is concerned about my health. She's a great listener and provide feedback. She is not condescending. I feel I can talk to her and not feel rushed. She cares!
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Aug 8, 2020
Dr. Karen Harrison is the best!
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Aug 4, 2020
I like her a lot
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Aug 2, 2020
greatest, as always
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Aug 1, 2020
Dr Karen is always Happy Friendly and Concerned
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Jul 31, 2020
Always personable and caring; answers questions without a hurried persona.
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Jul 30, 2020
DR hsrrison has been my doctor for 20 years I love her she is the best
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Jul 29, 2020
Dr. Karen has been meeting my needs as a PCP for the past 7 years and I value her very, very much! She listens and always takes the time to understand the issues I present with.
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Jul 26, 2020
Dr. Harrison always goes that one step beyond to make you feel comfortable and cared about. I so appreciate her.
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Jul 25, 2020
I could not say enough Great things about Dr, Staff and all encountered in the clinic
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Jul 25, 2020
caring, explained test results completely to my understanding.
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Jul 24, 2020
Dr. Karen Harrison cares about her patients.
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Jul 24, 2020
I go with gut feelings when I meet people....my gut said this doctor will take care of me and explain tests and such in a way I will understand!!
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Jul 23, 2020
Dr Harrison is always caring. I have no problems with her at all.
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Jul 17, 2020
as usual very good
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Jul 15, 2020
very caring and professional
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Jul 9, 2020
Always attentive and having a caring attitude.
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Jul 8, 2020
dr Harrison took her time with me ,listened to me , was very informative, staff at the clinic was friendly
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Jul 8, 2020
Dr. Harrison always listens to my concerns and doesn't blow me off due to my age. very knowledgeable and respectful.
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Jul 6, 2020
the BS & W Clinic is the best clinicI have been a patient of Dr Harrison for about 10-15 years. I drove 3.25 hours just so I could see Dr Harrison and staff. I plan to continue to do so for my Annual checkups.
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Jul 4, 2020
Love her! Cares, listens, answers questions, explains every test and result; always asks if I have any questions or need anything before I leave. Alleviate fears of maintaining health during COVID 19, discuss precautions taken at this and all other BSW clinics.
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Jul 2, 2020
Karen is a great Dr.
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Jul 2, 2020
Dr Harrison listens and truly cares about her patients
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Jun 30, 2020
Awesome!
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Jun 24, 2020
Dr. Karen Harrison has always been a caring and thoughtful person about my health and well being.
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Jun 24, 2020
Dr. Karen Harrison is an excellent doctor. I have known her since she was in elementary school. Always concerned about her patients well being.
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Jun 23, 2020
caring, empathetic , knowledgeable , and professional.
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Jun 21, 2020
she is awesome
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Jun 21, 2020
practical answers. very positive
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Jun 20, 2020
absolutely the best provider I have ever had
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Jun 18, 2020
Great and very efficient office visit
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Jun 13, 2020
Dr. Harrison is kind, considerate and compassionate. I have full confidence in her knowledge and skills to treat me.
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Jun 8, 2020
always caring and gives you her full attention
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Jun 6, 2020
The doctor spent time with me answering all my questions. She made another referral that I needed. I felt very comfortable with their cleanliness and masks. I look forward to my visits with this doctor.
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Jun 6, 2020
I love Dr. Harrison, she is an amazing physician and I am very confident in her abilities
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Jun 5, 2020
I e the Doctors, and the Staff
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Jun 4, 2020
Knowledgeable and experienced and very nice to talk about my overall health concerns
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Jun 1, 2020
Dr. Harrison is very professional, friendly and down to earth.
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May 30, 2020
i've seen Dr Karen for years. She is a concerned and personable provider and always tracks with me and my issues.
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May 29, 2020
I'm always respected and treated well by all the staff, Dr, Harrison shows more concern for my health than doctors I have had in past though other health companies.
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May 27, 2020
Dr. Karen is always kind, considerate and understanding. She is REAL -no phoniness and very up to date.
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May 26, 2020
I felt valued and sincere effort was made to address my concerns. Answers to questions were prompt as were evaluations to my concerns along with referrals .
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May 21, 2020
Been seeing Dr Karen for over 13 years. Best doctor there is!
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May 20, 2020
She is professional but is compassionate and caring.
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May 20, 2020
Showed genuine concern for my health and well being.
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May 19, 2020
Great doctor
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May 18, 2020
Dr. Harrison is a very caring person.
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May 18, 2020
My visit was very timely and a lot was accomplished. I was impressed with all the services from every individual involved to include Dr. Harrison. excellent service
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May 17, 2020
as always appreciate how she listens. She never ignores or belittles my concerns
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May 14, 2020
my doctor is amazing, I can see how closely she observes my actions and takes care of my issues. she still scares me, a little.
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May 13, 2020
very informative, good sense of humor, extremely smart. She's a keeper
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May 12, 2020
she listened when I told her what was hurting, took xrays, and explained my test results
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May 12, 2020
explained all my test results
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May 11, 2020
I have recommended her to my friends She listens to me and talks to me, not at me. I love her.
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May 10, 2020
a very positive experience
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May 9, 2020
Always caring. Takes time to listen.
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May 9, 2020
very friendly
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May 4, 2020
Dr. Karen Harrison is an excellent primary care physician. She is always very helpful and kind.
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May 2, 2020
Dr Harrison is a caring provider. She listens and is very respectful. She's the best.
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May 2, 2020
She was very nice and very concerned about my health
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Apr 29, 2020
Very excellent and always professional and informative.
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Apr 29, 2020
Dr. Karen is the best doctor, she has a genuine concern for her patients, whether it be physical or emotionally.
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Apr 29, 2020
very friendly and wants to know exactly what's happening to me and always explains by results
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Apr 8, 2020
as many problems as I have at my age is hard sometime to good vibe medical advice and ensure that the medical advice is correct. dr. Harrison is a great doctor I appreciate everything she does for me.
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Apr 5, 2020
She is one of the Best. I prefer her .
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Mar 28, 2020
Every one was very helpful and my questions were explained and I am very pleased with my new provider.
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