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Lauren Renee Steffen, MD

Family Medicine

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About Lauren Renee Steffen, MD

Dr. Steffen attended Texas A&M University for her undergraduate degree and then earned her medical degree from Texas Tech Health Sciences Center. Her family moved to Denver, CO, for her residency at St. Joseph's in downtown Denver. As a Family Medicine physician, Dr. Steffen is a member of the American Academy of Family Physicians and the American Medical Association. She is certified by the American Board of Family Medicine. In her free time, Dr. Steffen enjoys being outdoors, spending time with family, traveling and attending Aggie sporting events.

LanguagesEnglish
Ages SeenInfants and Toddlers (ages 0-2), Children (ages 3-11), Adolescents (ages 12-18), Adults, Geriatrics, Newborns (0-28 days)
Hospital Affiliations
  • Baylor Scott & White Medical Center - Temple
  • Baylor Scott & White Medical Center - College Station
Insurance Accepted
*Accepted plans and benefits may vary by location.
INSURANCE PLAN
ACCEPTS NEW PATIENTS
Aetna - Aetna Signature Administrators
Aetna - Choice POS II
Aetna - Elect Choice
Aetna - Health Network Only
Aetna - Health Network Option
Aetna - HMO
Aetna - Managed Choice
Aetna - Open Access Elect Choice
Aetna - Open Access HMO
Aetna - Open Access Managed Choice
Aetna - Open Access Select
Aetna - Open Choice PPO
Aetna - QPOS
Aetna - Select SM
Aetna - US Access
Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Access PPO
Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Extended PPO
Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Plus HMO
Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Plus PPO
Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Preferred EPO Network
Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Preferred HMO - Individual Marketplace
Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Preferred HMO Network - Group
Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Preferred PPO Network
Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - BSW SeniorCare Advantage HMO
Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - BSW SeniorCare Advantage PPO
Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - BSWH Employee Network - PPO & HSA
Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - BSWH Employee Network - SEQA & EQA
Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - Covenant Preferred HMO
Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - EPO Network-Group
Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - EPO Network-Individual/Family
Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - ERS BSW Preferred HMO Network
Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - Hendrick Health Employee Plan
Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - HMO Network-Group
Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - HMO Network-Individual/Family
Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - McLane Group Network
Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - PPO Choice Network
Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - PPO Choice Preferred Network
Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - PPO Network-Group
Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - Pyco Industries Employee Plan
Baylor Scott & White Quality Alliance - DFW ConnectedCare
Bell County Public Health District - Bell County Public Health District
Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Advantage Bronze
Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Advantage Gold
Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Advantage HMO
Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Advantage Silver
Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Choice Plus
Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Choice PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Essentials
Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Essentials Access HMO
Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Premier
Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Premier Open Access HMO
Blue Cross Blue Shield - Federal Select PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield - Indemnity
Blue Cross Blue Shield - Medicare Advantage
Blue Cross Blue Shield - Medicare Advantage - EFH Retirees
Blue Cross Blue Shield - Medicare Advantage - Oncor
Blue Cross Blue Shield - ParPlan
Blue Cross Blue Shield - STAR Kids
Blue Cross Blue Shield - Traditional
Brookshire Brothers - Brookshire Brothers Employee Plan (Nexcaliber)
Cigna - CAC Plan
Cigna - Cigna Choice Fund
Cigna - EPO
Cigna - Flexcare
Cigna - HMO
Cigna - HMO Open Acces
Cigna - HMO Open Access
Cigna - HMO/POS
Cigna - LocalPlus
Cigna - LocalPlusIN
Cigna - Network
Cigna - Network Open Access
Cigna - Network POS
Cigna - Open Access Plus
Cigna - POS
Cigna - POS Open Access
Cigna - PPO
Consolidated Association of Railroad Employees - Self-Insured Employee Plan
Coventry - Coventry/First Health
Envolve Vision - Envolve Vision
EyeMed Vision - EyeMed Vision
First Health - First Health PPO
FirstCare Health Plans - BSW Plus HMO
FirstCare Health Plans - BSW Plus PPO
FirstCare Health Plans - BSW Preferred HMO Network - Group
FirstCare Health Plans - CHIP
FirstCare Health Plans - FirstCare Access PPO Network
FirstCare Health Plans - FirstCare Advantage Dual SNP (HMO SNP)
FirstCare Health Plans - FirstCare Select HMO Network
FirstCare Health Plans - FirstCare Select Plus HMO Network
FirstCare Health Plans - Hendrick Health Employee Plan
FirstCare Health Plans - Pyco Industries Employee Plan
FirstCare Health Plans - STAR Medicaid - MRSA
Galaxy Health Network - Galaxy Health Network
Gladney Center - Gladney Center
Healthscope - DART ACO
Healthscope - DART ACO Flex
HealthSmart - ACCEL Network
HealthSmart - HealthSmart PPO
HealthSmart - HealthSmart Preferred Care EPO
HealthSmart - HealthSmart Preferred Care GEPO
HealthSmart - Preferred Network
Humana Behavioral - Tricare Members Only
Humana - ChoiceCare
Humana - ChoiceCare Preferred Network
Humana - Commercial HMO Plans
Humana - Commercial PPO Plans
Humana - Humana Preferred
Humana - Medicare Advantage Plans (exclude Southwestern Health Resources Network)
Humana - National POS
Imagine Health - EPN
Independent Medical Systems - IMS Network
Magellan - CHIP
Magellan - Navigator Networks
Magellan - Pinnacle Networks
Magellan - STAR
Magellan - STAR Kids
Magellan - Summit Networks
Medicaid - AmeriGroup
Medicaid - Oklahoma Medicaid
Medicaid - Parkland HealthFirst
Medicaid - Superior HealthPlan
Medicaid - Traditional Medicaid
Medical Development International - MDI
Medicare Railroad - Medicare Railroad
Medicare - Traditional Medicare
Midland Memorial Hospital - Employee Benefit Plan
Mother Frances Hospital Regional - Self-Insured Employee Plan
OccuNet - Occupational Networks of Texas, Inc.
Optum - United Behavioral Healthcare/Optum
PHCS Network - Beech Street of Texas PPO
PHCS Network - Private Health Care SYstem PPO
Reny Company - Workers Comp
Rockport - Workers Comp
Sedgwick Preferred Network f/k/a Southwest Medical - Workers Comp
Superior Vision - Superior Vision
Superior - Ambetter Balance Care - Silver
Superior - Ambetter Secure Care - Gold
Superior - CHIP
Superior - CHIP Perinate
Superior - Foster Care
Superior - STAR
Superior - STAR+PLUS
Three Rivers Network - Three Rivers Network
Tricare - Tricare Extra
Tricare - Tricare Prime
Tricare - Tricare Select
TriWest - VA-PCCC
United Behavioral Healthcare/Optum - United Behavioral Healthcare/Optum
UnitedHealth - AARP Medicare Complete
UnitedHealth - Charter EPO
UnitedHealth - Charter HMO
UnitedHealth - Charter POS
UnitedHealth - CHIP
UnitedHealth - Choice +HMO
UnitedHealth - Choice EPO
UnitedHealth - Choice HMO
UnitedHealth - Choice Plus POS
UnitedHealth - Core Choice Plus POS
UnitedHealth - Core EPO
UnitedHealth - Core HMO
UnitedHealth - Dual Complete Medicare Advantage
UnitedHealth - Group Medicare Advantage
UnitedHealth - Medicare Complete
UnitedHealth - Medicare Gold
UnitedHealth - Medicare Silver
UnitedHealth - Navigate EPO
UnitedHealth - Navigate HMO
UnitedHealth - Navigate HMO+
UnitedHealth - Navigate POS
UnitedHealth - Nexus ACO OA
UnitedHealth - Options PPO
UnitedHealth - PPO
UnitedHealth - Secure Horizons
UnitedHealth - Select +
UnitedHealth - Select EPO
UnitedHealth - Select HMO
UnitedHealth - Select Plus POS
UnitedHealth - STAR
UnitedHealth - STAR Kids
UnitedHealth - STAR+PLUS
UnitedHealth - UHC West Signature Value Gated HMO
University Mary Hardin - Baylor-Employee Benefit Plan
Your rights and protections against surprise medical bills

Insurance listings are subject to change without prior notice. Please call your physician's office or your health or insurance plan to verify coverage information prior to scheduling your visit or procedure. Not all members participating in contracted networks have "in network" access. In network participation may change from time to time without prior notice. Independent providers (which could include, for example only, anesthesiologists, radiologists, pathologists, emergency medicine physicians, advance practice professionals, and other independent providers of health care services) may deliver part of your care, and such providers may be considered out-of-network on your health and insurance plans even if the Facility may be considered in network. If you desire additional information as to the providers who may be involved in providing your care, you can either ask your treating provider (who may know some of the specialists or groups who could be involved) or you can request a list of Facility-based physician groups by calling the following toll free number: (877) 810-0372. This list is updated annually and is subject to change without prior notice.

Background

Education
  • Medical School: Medical Doctor, Texas Tech University Health Science Center (2012)
  • Residency: Family Medicine, Saint Joseph Hospital (Family Medicine Residency) (2015)
Certifications
  • Family Medicine - American Board of Family Medicine
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, Lauren Renee Steffen, MD  has reported no outside relationship with Industry that is applicable to this listing.

Reviews (259) for Lauren Renee Steffen, MD

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Sep 13, 2022
She was very good. My only complaint is that I would have liked her to tell me what the possibilities for the condition I came to her would be.
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Sep 13, 2022
Patient and caring
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Sep 13, 2022
Very personable. Answered all of my questions. Made recommendations for two issues. She came very highly recommended by two of my friends and and I agree. I felt I was in excellent hand as soon as I left her office.
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Sep 10, 2022
Very caring.
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Sep 9, 2022
She has been my family doctor for over ten years.Best family doctor I have ever had!
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Sep 9, 2022
Dr Steffen was kind and thorough. She listened to not only me, but my daughter, as well
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Sep 9, 2022
Took time and explained things very thoroughly
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Sep 7, 2022
Attentive and professional in knowledge and demeanor.
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Sep 6, 2022
Makes it personal, cares and is efficient.
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Sep 5, 2022
Very caring. Listened to all my concerns. Did not make me feel rushed.
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Sep 4, 2022
She was kind, caring & knowledgeable.
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Sep 2, 2022
I love Dr. Steffen! She is a great listener and kindly provides help when I need it. I recommend her to my family and friends all the time!
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Sep 2, 2022
Dr. Steffen made her feel so comfortable and made her smile even though she wasn't feeling her best
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Aug 29, 2022
Caring, confident, truly listens to your concerns and not dismissive. Would recommend to all friends and family
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Aug 28, 2022
Lovely, knowledgeable, listens well, helpful.
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Aug 27, 2022
She is FANTASTIC
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Aug 27, 2022
Really listens and goes the extra mile for her patients.
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Aug 19, 2022
She is an awesome Dr.
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Aug 18, 2022
I just love Dr. Steffen. She is so caring and thorough and explains everything so good. Great doctor.
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Aug 18, 2022
Good communicator. Gets straight tobthe point.
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Aug 17, 2022
She explains everything detail.
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Aug 16, 2022
I REALLY appreciate her thoroughness.
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Aug 16, 2022
BSw is very fortunate to have such a great doctor on staff!! She is amazing.
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Aug 14, 2022
Very professional
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Aug 14, 2022
Disappointed that I cannot join her practice.
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Aug 13, 2022
This was my first visit with Dr. Steffen and she made me feel very comfortable and welcome during my visit. Nothing felt rushed and I believe she genuinely cared.
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Aug 12, 2022
Had a follow up visit on my high blood pressure pills. Visit went well. Questions were answered. I didn't feel rushed.
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Aug 11, 2022
Very kind and makes you feel comfortable.
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Aug 10, 2022
Dr. Steffen is the very best doctor for me. Started seeing her in 2020. She is so kind, joyful, and so very good in helping with my health. Never hurries through my appointment and asks if any questions or refills on medication. Her staff is very kind and helpful too. Can't even imagine being with another primary care provider.
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Aug 7, 2022
She was kind, listened and asked good questions to figure out what I wanted her help with and then responded with a great plan. I really liked her
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Aug 3, 2022
I always have a positive experience when I see Doctor Steffen. She is always professional and caring.
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Aug 3, 2022
Dr. Stephen has been great with me. She has always been a great Doctor for me. She always emails me back when I have a problem right away. I Refer her to friends and family. I highly recommend her for their health care needs.
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Jul 29, 2022
Dr. Steffen was very caring and understanding. So happy I found her as a doctor
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Jul 27, 2022
She was patient and she took time to listen to me .she wasn't in a hurry
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Jul 24, 2022
She was very attentive and cared about my needs.
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Jul 23, 2022
Great
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Jul 20, 2022
Problem was not solved or helped
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Jul 18, 2022
Dr.Steffen was very upbeat, courteous and warm. All of my concerns were addressed. She handled health concerns with a lot of sensitivity and compassion which I appreciate very much. The visit was quick, timely and everything was carried out very efficiently. I'm very pleased!
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Jul 15, 2022
Extremely thorough and very pleasant
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Jul 14, 2022
The best provider I have met in years-the number one reason I trust and return to BSW.
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Jul 3, 2022
I have seen Dr. Steffan twice for my travel needs and plan to continue to see her for my future travels. She is very thorough and well versed on the destinations that I will be visiting. She let me know about recent polio outbreaks in the area and precautions to take overall to stay healthy.
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Jul 2, 2022
Awesome
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Jul 1, 2022
Dr. Steffen and her staff are the role model for how healthcare providers should be.
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Jul 1, 2022
Very attentive and responded to my needs
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Jun 29, 2022
Effecient, kind, and calming
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Jun 26, 2022
Very personable and listens to every concern (she personally asks if I have anymore questions or concerns).
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Jun 23, 2022
Dr Steffen is great. She makes sure I understand the info she shares. She takes my opinion into account. I feel comfortable asking questions.
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Jun 22, 2022
Dr. Lauren Steffan is absolutely wonderful. I could not be any happier with the care and concern she provides. She is outstanding. I recommend her any opportunity I have to my friends. Baylor Scott and White are very fortunate to have her as part of the team.
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Jun 21, 2022
Provider listened to me and was not in a hurry to get me out of the office
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Jun 18, 2022
Dr. Steffen is amazing. My medical issues are not always the easiest to deal with, but she is kind, patient, and thorough with me in every interaction. I appreciate her very much!
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Jun 9, 2022
Dr Steffan is wonderful! She is prepared, each time I see her, not me having to remind her of past challenges or struggles. She goes above and beyond for me and my health. Not to mention, her kindness and feeling welcomed, every time I see her
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Jun 8, 2022
Very good service
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Jun 7, 2022
She was friendly and caring, but professional. Addressed my concerns. Knowledgeable.
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Jun 7, 2022
Dr Steffen is the very best doctor!
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Jun 7, 2022
Very nice Appreciate i
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Jun 5, 2022
She is ABSOLUTELY WONDERFUL
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Jun 5, 2022
Dr Steffens was awesome. Gave me suggestions for timing of my next appointment to meet my travel vaccination/med needs.
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Jun 4, 2022
It's always a pleasure to see Lauren Steffen. I feel she listens to me, is caring competent and always very pleasant. She takes the time to answer my questions. I feel she is taking good care of me.
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Jun 2, 2022
Every time I have an appointment with Dr. Steffen I so comfortable talking about what is going on with me so that she can help treat me. My anxiety was at an all time high when I saw her and she reassured me that I would be just fine and it made me feel a little more at ease. I am so grateful I found a provider that truly cares about every single aspect of my health.
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Jun 1, 2022
Great listener! Very knowledgeable and will work through your concerns and discuss options with you.
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May 28, 2022
This visit was a very informative and concerned one
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May 27, 2022
Love Dr. Steffen and her staff.
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May 27, 2022
Dr. Steffen is polite, friendly, and listens carefully to any concerns I may have regarding my health.
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May 24, 2022
Very personable & professional.
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May 21, 2022
Excellent advice and care!
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May 19, 2022
Concerned, informative and caring.
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May 18, 2022
Dr. Steffen is a fantastic primary care physician. She is courteous, friendly and professional. She takes the time needed to explain things thoroughly and listen to my concerns.
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May 18, 2022
Dr.Stepehen is A Caring ,sweet Dr, It was my first time Visit,I felt as if could really express myself , love how she made me feel so comfortable
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May 13, 2022
Great experience- very helpful in preparing to travel internationally
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May 6, 2022
Very knowledgeable
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May 6, 2022
Excellent overall experience
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May 5, 2022
She was excellent at listening to me and we talked things out together
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May 3, 2022
Dr. Steffen was well prepared for the visit and provided sound medical advice for my upcoming travel.
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Apr 24, 2022
Great people skills
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Apr 23, 2022
Very nice
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Apr 21, 2022
Dr. Steffen is very caring, patient and listens and explains everything to you.
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Apr 20, 2022
Awesome service, she listen to me, and check me out. Then gave me the medicine I needed. She was great
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Apr 19, 2022
I always feel that she listens to my concerns & includes me in the decisions she makes concerning my care.
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Apr 18, 2022
Dr. Steffen is wonderful! The only bad thing is that she is very popular so it is difficult to get an appointment with her.
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Apr 18, 2022
Very professional and care a-lot for her patients.
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Apr 16, 2022
Dr Steffen us a great PCP and the best on I have had in my life. She has made a difference in my quality of life and I believe her care/ recommendations will increase my longevity.
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Apr 15, 2022
Very good provider. Each dr. Are very good
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Apr 13, 2022
Dr. Steffen is very thorough and knowledgeable. She is also friendly and kind. Has a great chair side manner.
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Apr 10, 2022
Dr. Steffen is amazing and listened to my concerns and I never felt rushed. Thank you so much!!
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Apr 8, 2022
She is supportive and encouraging of my efforts to lose or maintain my weight
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Apr 8, 2022
I tried to make an appointment for my husband with Dr. Steffen but BSW wasn't accepting new patients. She's an excellent physician.
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