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Leighton Henry Carl, MD

Family Medicine

Accepts New Patients
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About Leighton Henry Carl, MD

Serving all people by providing personalized health and wellness through exemplary care, education and research.

LanguagesEnglish
Ages SeenInfants and Toddlers (ages 0-2), Adolescents (ages 12-18), Adults, Geriatrics, Children (ages 3-11)
Hospital Affiliations
  • Baylor Scott & White Medical Center - Temple
  • Baylor Scott & White Medical Center - Hillcrest
Insurance Accepted
*Accepted plans and benefits may vary by location.
INSURANCE PLAN
ACCEPTS NEW PATIENTS
Aetna - Aetna Signature Administrators
Accepts New Patients
Aetna - Choice POS II
Accepts New Patients
Aetna - Elect Choice
Accepts New Patients
Aetna - Health Network Only
Aetna - Health Network Option
Accepts New Patients
Aetna - HMO
Accepts New Patients
Aetna - Managed Choice
Accepts New Patients
Aetna - Open Access Elect Choice
Accepts New Patients
Aetna - Open Access HMO
Aetna - Open Access Managed Choice
Accepts New Patients
Aetna - Open Access Select
Accepts New Patients
Aetna - Open Choice PPO
Accepts New Patients
Aetna - QPOS
Accepts New Patients
Aetna - Select SM
Accepts New Patients
Aetna - US Access
Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Access PPO
Accepts New Patients
Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Extended PPO
Accepts New Patients
Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Plus HMO-Group
Accepts New Patients
Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Plus PPO-Group
Accepts New Patients
Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Preferred EPO Network
Accepts New Patients
Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Preferred HMO - Individual Marketplace
Accepts New Patients
Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Preferred HMO Network - Group
Accepts New Patients
Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Preferred PPO Network
Accepts New Patients
Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - BSW SeniorCare Advantage HMO
Accepts New Patients
Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - BSW SeniorCare Advantage PPO
Accepts New Patients
Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - BSWH Employee Network - PPO & HSA
Accepts New Patients
Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - BSWH Employee Network - SEQA & EQA
Accepts New Patients
Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - Covenant Preferred HMO
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Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - EPO Network-Group
Accepts New Patients
Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - EPO Network-Individual/Family
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Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - ERS BSW Preferred HMO Network
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Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - Hendrick Health Employee Plan
Accepts New Patients
Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - HMO Network-Group
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Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - HMO Network-Individual/Family
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Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - McLane Group Network
Accepts New Patients
Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - PPO Choice Network
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Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - PPO Choice Preferred Network
Accepts New Patients
Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - PPO Network-Group
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Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - Pyco Industries Employee Plan
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Baylor Scott & White Quality Alliance - DFW ConnectedCare
Accepts New Patients
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
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Advantage Silver
Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Choice Plus
Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Choice PPO
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Essentials
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Essentials Access HMO
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Premier
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Premier Open Access HMO
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Federal Select PPO
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
Accepts New Patients
Blue Cross Blue Shield - ParPlan
Accepts New Patients
Blue Cross Blue Shield - STAR Kids
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Traditional
Accepts New Patients
Brookshire Brothers - Brookshire Brothers Employee Plan (Nexcaliber)
Cigna - CAC Plan
Cigna - Cigna Choice Fund
Accepts New Patients
Cigna - EPO
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Cigna - Flexcare
Cigna - HMO
Accepts New Patients
Cigna - HMO Open Access
Accepts New Patients
Cigna - HMO/POS
Accepts New Patients
Cigna - LocalPlus
Accepts New Patients
Cigna - LocalPlusIN
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Cigna - Network
Accepts New Patients
Cigna - Network Open Access
Accepts New Patients
Cigna - Network POS
Accepts New Patients
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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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
Accepts New Patients
FirstCare Health Plans - BSW Plus PPO
Accepts New Patients
FirstCare Health Plans - BSW Preferred HMO Network - Group
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FirstCare Health Plans - CHIP
Accepts New Patients
FirstCare Health Plans - FirstCare Access PPO Network
Accepts New Patients
FirstCare Health Plans - FirstCare Advantage Dual SNP (HMO SNP)
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FirstCare Health Plans - FirstCare Select HMO Network
Accepts New Patients
FirstCare Health Plans - FirstCare Select Plus HMO Network
Accepts New Patients
FirstCare Health Plans - Hendrick Health Employee Plan
Accepts New Patients
FirstCare Health Plans - Pyco Industries Employee Plan
Accepts New Patients
FirstCare Health Plans - STAR Medicaid - MRSA
Accepts New Patients
Galaxy Health Network - Galaxy Health Network
Gladney Center - Gladney Center
Healthscope - DART ACO
Accepts New Patients
Healthscope - DART ACO Flex
Accepts New Patients
HealthSmart - ACCEL Network
HealthSmart - HealthSmart PPO
HealthSmart - HealthSmart Preferred Care EPO
HealthSmart - HealthSmart Preferred Care GEPO
HealthSmart - Preferred Network
Humana Behavioral - Tricare Members Only
Accepts New Patients
Humana - ChoiceCare
Accepts New Patients
Humana - ChoiceCare Preferred Network
Humana - Commercial HMO Plans
Accepts New Patients
Humana - Commercial PPO Plans
Accepts New Patients
Humana - Humana Preferred
Accepts New Patients
Humana - Medicare Advantage Plans (exclude Southwestern Health Resources Network)
Accepts New Patients
Humana - National POS
Accepts New Patients
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
Accepts New Patients
Medicare - Traditional Medicare
Accepts New Patients
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
Scott & White Health Plan - RightCare STAR Medicaid Network
Accepts New Patients
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
Accepts New Patients
Superior - CHIP Perinate
Accepts New Patients
Superior - Foster Care
Accepts New Patients
Superior - STAR
Accepts New Patients
Superior - STAR+PLUS
Accepts New Patients
Three Rivers Network - Three Rivers Network
Tricare - Tricare Extra
Accepts New Patients
Tricare - Tricare Prime
Accepts New Patients
Tricare - Tricare Select
Accepts New Patients
TriWest - VA-PCCC
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United Behavioral Healthcare/Optum - United Behavioral Healthcare/Optum
UnitedHealth - AARP Medicare Complete
UnitedHealth - Charter EPO
UnitedHealth - Charter HMO
Accepts New Patients
UnitedHealth - Charter POS
UnitedHealth - CHIP
UnitedHealth - Choice +HMO
Accepts New Patients
UnitedHealth - Choice EPO
UnitedHealth - Choice HMO
UnitedHealth - Choice Plus POS
UnitedHealth - Core Choice Plus POS
Accepts New Patients
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
Accepts New Patients
UnitedHealth - PPO
UnitedHealth - Secure Horizons
UnitedHealth - Select +
Accepts New Patients
UnitedHealth - Select EPO
UnitedHealth - Select HMO
Accepts New Patients
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
  • Education: Texas A and M University School of Medicine (2004)
  • Medical School: Medical Doctor, Texas A and M University School of Medicine (2004)
  • Internship: Family Medicine, Mclennan Co Medical Education & Research Foundation Program -Fp (2005)
  • Residency: Family Medicine, McLennan County Medical Education & Research (2007)
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, Leighton Henry Carl, MD  has reported no outside relationship with Industry that is applicable to this listing.

Reviews (185) for Leighton Henry Carl, MD

Overall: 4.7*
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Jan 11, 2023
The best for coming
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Jan 2, 2023
Great doctor! Very nice and really listens.
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Jan 2, 2023
He seems interested and cares about my general health and verry knowledgeable.
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Dec 31, 2022
Dr. Carl always listens to my concerns with the best treatment plan.
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Dec 28, 2022
Dr Carl is great provider. He cares about his patients
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Dec 21, 2022
I would definitely go back and see this provider. He was very knowledgeable and comfortable to be around.
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Dec 21, 2022
Very up front
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Dec 19, 2022
Dr. Carl saw me in place of my regular doctor who was unavailable. I appreciated that he was able to see me so quickly, with a thorough explanation of what was going on, and what needed to be done.
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Dec 17, 2022
Nice informative guy
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Dec 17, 2022
Caring, provides information
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Dec 14, 2022
Great, informative and felt I was treated like a VIP.
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Dec 13, 2022
He is vary kind and and listens to my needs
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Dec 13, 2022
Thorough exam and explanation.
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Dec 11, 2022
Thank you
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Dec 10, 2022
My doc is best he always make I got to all my appt all my shots everything no complaints here
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Dec 7, 2022
I was well pleased because the physician explained everything where I could understand . He did a very good job of caring for his patient. He loves sternest to what I had to say also. I appreciated his listening.
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Dec 6, 2022
I enjoy my visit with my doc he and nurses cares
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Dec 6, 2022
He is very thorough and explains everything very well.
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Dec 5, 2022
Dr Carl is super through during his exam and listens to parents concerns. I trust my kids are in great hands.
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Dec 4, 2022
Dr Carl was excellent. And the clinics needs to make people wear masks they need to get back in the swing of things of making patients wear a mask again because covid is not over it's not going nowhere. We need to be safe than sorry Amen !
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Nov 30, 2022
Dr. Carl is concerned about his patients and wants to help us feel better.
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Nov 29, 2022
All good. He did not rush and listened
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Nov 25, 2022
Dr. Carl always gives us the time needed to deal with our problems and ensure we get the best treatment available.
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Nov 25, 2022
Professional, honest, easy to understand
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Nov 21, 2022
Understanding and very helpful with my health condition.
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Nov 20, 2022
Dr Carl is personal and knowledgeable
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Nov 19, 2022
Great patient relationship- very thorough-extremely informative-super suggestions-perfectly professional, and personable. Dr Carl is on the top of my list when selecting a primary care Dr.
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Nov 18, 2022
My doctor listened to my concerns and issues rhen completely followed through to ensure everything was checked out and tested.
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Nov 17, 2022
Dr. Carl is the best!! He is attentive, ethical, knowledgeable, thorough, and friendly. My adult children and I have been seeing him for years. I recently moved and wouldn't even think about changing doctors! He gets to know the person, not just the patient.
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Nov 13, 2022
Very good service
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Nov 8, 2022
Dr. Carl has been our family's physician for many years. We appreciate all he does for us! He is an excellent care giver. He listens, is thorough in his evaluation, and takes great care of our needs. The office staff is very friendly and helpful too.
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Nov 3, 2022
Very excellent Doctor
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Nov 3, 2022
Very professional and concerned about my Welfare.
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Oct 30, 2022
Dr. Carl always takes time to listen to all of my concerns! He truly cares for me as the whole patient not just the symptoms I have at the time.
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Oct 29, 2022
He's super personable and kind
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Oct 28, 2022
Very attentive
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Oct 25, 2022
Good service, running a bit behind schedule.
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Oct 25, 2022
He was extremely busy but took good care of me as always
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Oct 25, 2022
Dr. Carl is friendly, personable, and knowledgeable.
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Oct 25, 2022
Good communication excellent vibes nice atmosphere all the way around from beginning to end
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Oct 19, 2022
Always positive
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Oct 10, 2022
We call Dr. Carl the "fire extinguisher." He is never an alarmist, but gives thoughtful care.
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Oct 8, 2022
He's patient and listen to you . Tells you exactly what you need to know
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Oct 2, 2022
Very knowledgeable
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Oct 2, 2022
He was very caring about my condition.
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Sep 28, 2022
Best care ever!
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Sep 27, 2022
Dr. Carl is always up to date with my medical history and remembers my past medical history also. He remembers my family and always makes sure to ask about them.
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Sep 23, 2022
Always listens to what I have to say and asks incisive questions. He clearly explains treatment options and his recommendations. Outstanding Physician.
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Sep 15, 2022
Dr. Carl is sweet
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Sep 15, 2022
He was very attentive and explained things thoroughly
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Sep 15, 2022
What I love about Dr. Carl, he experience what work and don't work.
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Sep 13, 2022
The nurse who took my vitals and Medical History was very professional and easy to talk to. Very good listener and knowledgeable. Dr. Carl was very insightful about my healthcare going forward. I trust Dr. Carl will get me back on Track.
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Sep 13, 2022
Excelent
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Sep 10, 2022
Dr Carl was very easy to talk and he listened to my concerns, and tested me based on those concerns
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Sep 7, 2022
He is a great doctor. Very thorough and kind!!
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Sep 6, 2022
I loved how he asked to pray for me after the consultation and how he explained everything
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Sep 3, 2022
Honest, does not pass judgement or make me feel like a failure if my health is not where it needs to be. Actually hears what I say and will off advise, solutions or make changes to my plan of care based on my comments.
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Sep 2, 2022
Excellent
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Sep 1, 2022
Best ever
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Aug 30, 2022
Dr Carl takes the time to completely to explain and answer any questions you might ask. He is always friendly and caring.
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Aug 30, 2022
Caring and very easy to relate to
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Aug 27, 2022
Really nice compassionate gentle to the point
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Aug 27, 2022
Best
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Aug 25, 2022
He's great. Very personable and thorough.
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Aug 24, 2022
Dr Carl never rushes and always answers all questions.
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Aug 24, 2022
Good experience.
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Aug 24, 2022
He's hands down the best family care doctor we've ever experienced. All four of my kids - boys and girls - loved him.
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Aug 23, 2022
I've been to Dr Carl for years. He is a "get it done" kind of guy!
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Aug 23, 2022
Friendly, pleasant, excellent "bed side manners"Broad knowledge of health issues good research on what he does not know, through, talks about my issues in a way I can understand
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Aug 18, 2022
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Aug 10, 2022
Great experience
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