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Lisa Dandridge Forrester, MD

Internal Medicine
Accepts New Patients
portal
About
"Dr. Forrester received her bachelor's degree from Auburn University Montgomery in molecular biology and then went on to get her PhD at Texas A&M University in biochemistry. She completed her medical degree at the University of Alabama Birmingham and then came back to Texas A&M for Internal Medicine Residency at Baylor Scott & White Health - Temple."

LanguagesEnglish
Ages SeenAdults, 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 Only
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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 HMO
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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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Aetna - US Access
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Advantage Bronze
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Advantage Gold
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Advantage HMO
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Advantage Silver
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Choice Plus
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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 - Federal Select PPO
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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 - CAC Plan
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Cigna - Cigna Choice Fund
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Cigna - EPO
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Cigna - Flexcare
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Cigna - HMO
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Cigna - HMO Open Access
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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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Healthscope - DART ACO
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Healthscope - DART ACO Flex
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Humana - ChoiceCare
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Humana - ChoiceCare Preferred Network
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Humana - Commercial HMO Plans
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Humana - Commercial PPO Plans
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Humana - Medicare Advantage Plans (exclude Southwestern Health Resources Network)
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Humana - National POS
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Medicare Railroad - Medicare Railroad
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Medicare - Traditional Medicare
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Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Preferred EPO Network
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Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Preferred HMO - Large Group
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Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Preferred HMO Network
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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 - Cigna PPO Network - Out-of-Area Member Plan
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Scott & White Health Plan - EPO Network-Group
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Scott & White Health Plan - EPO Network-Individual/Family
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Scott & White Health Plan - ERS BSW Preferred HMO Network
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Scott & White Health Plan - HMO Network - Large Group
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Scott & White Health Plan - HMO Network-Group
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Scott & White Health Plan - HMO Network-Individual/Family
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Scott & White Health Plan - McLane Group Network
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Scott & White Health Plan - PHCS/OPTUM - PPO Network - Out-of-Area Member Plan
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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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Scott & White Health Plan - Texas Statewide PPO
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Scott & White Health Plan - TRS - Active Care Participants Network
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Superior - Ambetter Balance Care - Silver
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Superior - Ambetter Essential Care - Bronze
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Superior - Ambetter Secure Care - Gold
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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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Texas Medicaid & Healthcare Partnership (TMHP) - TMHP Children with Special Health Care Needs (CSHCN)
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Texas Medicaid & Healthcare Partnership (TMHP) - TMHP Medicaid
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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 - AARP Medicare Complete
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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 - CHIP
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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 - Dual Complete Medicare Advantage
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UnitedHealth - Group Medicare Advantage
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UnitedHealth - Medicare Complete
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UnitedHealth - Medicare Gold
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UnitedHealth - Medicare Silver
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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 - Nexus ACO OA
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UnitedHealth - NexusACO R
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UnitedHealth - Options PPO
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UnitedHealth - PPO
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UnitedHealth - Secure Horizons
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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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UnitedHealth - STAR
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UnitedHealth - STAR Kids
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UnitedHealth - STAR+PLUS
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UnitedHealth - UHC West Signature Value Gated HMO
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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
  • Residency: Internal Medicine, Texas A And M College Of Medicine/scott And White (2009)
  • Medical School: Medical Doctor, University Of Alabama School Of Medicine (Birmingham) (2006)
Certifications
  • Internal Medicine (General Cert) - American Board of Internal 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 May 13, 2019, Lisa Dandridge Forrester, MD  has reported no outside relationship with Industry that is applicable to this listing.

Reviews(134)
Overall: 4.9*
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Sep 26, 2019
I have always been treated with respect all who take care of my medical needs have always had my well-being in their hearts. Thank you all so much from the bottom of my heart
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Sep 20, 2019
Dr. Forrester is the best physician S&W has in practice. S&W is very lucky to have such a wonderful, caring, and thorough physician.
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Sep 19, 2019
Dr Forrester is truly interested and involved in her patients lives- All patients should have a physician like her!
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Sep 18, 2019
Dr Forrester always takes time to address any issue I have, she knows me well and is just perfect for me!
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Sep 18, 2019
Dr. Forrester always takes her time to listen to me and patiently answers my questions. She's wonderful!
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Sep 18, 2019
Very knowledgeable and friendly. She interacts with you as a patient not between a computer and you.
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Sep 17, 2019
Dr Forrester is very personable and listens well and work with me to find better ways to combat any health issues I maybe experiencing. She always smile and find a way to merge body, mind, health and medicine together to make her patient feel better and confident about improving ones health. very good provider.
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Sep 17, 2019
Dr Forrester is a wonderful physician and an outstanding patient advocate
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Sep 13, 2019
I absolutely love Dr. Forrester. She is concerned and takes time with the patients. She is interested in not only your medical care, but also what is going on in your personal life. The only complaint is that it is very difficult to get and appointment...usually 3 months out.
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Sep 8, 2019
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Sep 7, 2019
Dr. Forrester is always very attentive and has an amazing memory. She remembers what I said a year ago and what my concerns were from then. She is warm and caring. I wish ALL doctors were like her.
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Sep 6, 2019
Thorough, friendly, provided plenty of time for my answers to her questions, as well as time for me to ask questions. I would be happy to recommend her to friends and family.
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Sep 5, 2019
I been seen her moor then 10 years. she is wonderful Doctor.
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Sep 3, 2019
Excellent!
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Sep 2, 2019
all positive related to provider. front desk flow suboptimal with patients late to provider due to waiting for checkin
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Sep 1, 2019
as always Dr. Forrester took her time going over test results, concerns and what I need to do to reach optimal health goals
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Aug 29, 2019
Caring, excellent communicator, friendly
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Aug 28, 2019
I trust Dr. Forrester with my life! She takes care of me and is genuinely concerned about my care! I trust her judgement and take her advice!
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Aug 24, 2019
Dr. Forrester is the best. She is very thorough and takes her time to ensure the best quality of care.
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Aug 22, 2019
Dr. Forrester is an excellent compassionate care provider. She answers all questions and never makes you feel hurried. She goes way beyond duty.
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Aug 21, 2019
great
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Aug 21, 2019
Very professional and is an asset to the Doctor's in training that rotate through with Dr. Forrester. I am so fortunate to have Dr Forrester.
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Aug 20, 2019
Dr. Forrester is a caring physician and a true credit to BSW
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Aug 19, 2019
Dr. Forrester is always very thorough with her examinations and she ensures I'm well taken care of.
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Aug 18, 2019
This doctor is courteous and knowledgeable. I feel confident with her care and judgement. I do not personally know of a better physician.
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Aug 18, 2019
Dr Forrester is real person who cares about her patients. She always addresses every concern I have and I am grateful she's my doctor.
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Aug 17, 2019
I Thank God for her. She has been the best doctor i have ever had
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Aug 16, 2019
Dr. Forrester is just EXCEPTIONAL. She always make you feel like you're her only patient, very personable, and shows sympathy:. she is always "upbeat", and ready with a smile. LOVE HER!!
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Aug 14, 2019
She is excellent. Very personable, puts you at ease and shows interest in all that is said. Could not ask for a better Dr.
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Aug 13, 2019
I always feel like Dr. Forrester has time to discuss my lab reports, answer my questions and explain what needs to be done. It is clear that she and her staff want the best care for me.
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Aug 13, 2019
l love my doctor
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Aug 13, 2019
Dr. Forrester is the best. she is very thorough and compassionate and really gets to know her patients and takes the time to thoroughly treat them. I recently moved to San Antonio but will drive to Temple to keep her as my primary care doctor because of how well she knows me and my condition.
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Aug 13, 2019
Dr. Forrester is very informative and I always leave there knowing things that I should be working on for my improved health. Although I only visit her once a year, she can provide information on all aspects of my health care. I have recommended her to numerous individuals and feel that she is a fantastic physician.
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Aug 12, 2019
Dr. Forresterr is very knowledgable and listens with care and then discusses the issues and goes over with you the options and suggestions for treatment. I have always felt that she goes above and beyond for her patients.
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Jul 21, 2019
I couldn't be more pleased with my provider and the care she provides for me. I never feel rushed and I always feel like she truly listens to me and my concerns. In return, I fully trust her with my healthcare.
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Jul 19, 2019
Great experience with my provider
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Jul 18, 2019
spent time answering all my questions. very professional
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Jul 15, 2019
Great Provider!
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Jul 14, 2019
Very Good
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Jul 14, 2019
Dr Forrester is professional, personable and willing to research for new information to answer my questions.
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Jul 13, 2019
she is very personal makes you feel importanr, appointment didn't feel rushed.
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Jul 10, 2019
best doctor I have seen in the past 25 years. Caring and interested in the problems I have
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Jul 9, 2019
Dr. Forrester is great! She listens to my concerns and is very compassionate. She really cares about her patients. She knows her stuff.
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Jul 7, 2019
Dr. Forrester was concerned about my problems and took time to explain things.
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Jul 5, 2019
always very satisfied with encounter
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Jul 3, 2019
dr Forrester is the best. just sad the pcp's are difficult to get an appointment with outside the annual physical.
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Jun 29, 2019
Dr Forrester is the best doctor ever.
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Jun 28, 2019
She is awesome. I drive from Dallas to continue care with Dr. Forrester b/c she truly care about her patients.
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Jun 28, 2019
doctor and all staff members are so very courteous. they are an awesome group of care givers. Thank you all so much
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Jun 27, 2019
Really, the only negative with this provider is that she is always overbooked and it is extremely difficult to get an appointment with her.
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Jun 27, 2019
I "trust" my doctor !
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Jun 26, 2019
Dr Forrester alqays listens and gives her honest opinion on what might help. If she doesn't know something, she will research it and call me with answers. I am truly lucky to have her as my doctor.
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Jun 25, 2019
dr Forrestor is a wonderful doctor
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Jun 24, 2019
Dr. Forrester is one of the few Doctors that actually listens to you and takes the time to explain any concerns that she may have as well.
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Jun 22, 2019
Dr. Forrester is a gem; I have complete confidence in her diagnoses and recommended resolutions.
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Jun 20, 2019
She is plain amazing. If I could have her as only my doctor I would.I have never had a doctor so helpful.If she can't help me ,she makes sure to get me who can .She goes above and beyond.She's a keeper !
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Jun 20, 2019
Dr. Forrester is my favorite doctor ever. She takes very good care of me in clinic and always answers any questions or problems between appointments quickly.
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Jun 20, 2019
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Jun 20, 2019
very thorough with all your needs and listens to you and suggests things you need to do to continue good health
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Jun 19, 2019
DR> FORRESTER IS A GREAT DOCTOR IN ALL RESPECTS
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Jun 19, 2019
Dr Forrester has my complete confidence
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Jun 19, 2019
Dr Forrester cares about her patients. she reflects that in everything she says and does.
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Jun 18, 2019
she cares and is thorough
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Jun 17, 2019
love this Dr.
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Jun 16, 2019
Dr Forrester, is always friendly and she listen closely and explains things to where you understand. I look forward to seeing her for my annuals every year. Kim, her nurses is also very friendly, helpful and makes you feel welcomed and cared for.
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May 5, 2019
the only thing I don't like is that it's hard to get in to see Dr Forrester. she always makes me feel comfortable talking to her about my issuesi wouldn't switch Drs for the world.
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May 4, 2019
I always receive very caring and professional care from Dr. L. Forrester. She always makes me feel very comfortable about discussing any concerns I have.
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Apr 27, 2019
I REALLY LOVE SEEING HER. She always shows great care and concern. She takes of the problems and gives advice on what to do now and future care. wonderful doctor
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Apr 27, 2019
Dr Forrester is an excellent doctor and a asset to S&W
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Apr 26, 2019
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Apr 25, 2019
Dr. Forrester is very professional and knowledgeable.
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Apr 23, 2019
I always appreciate when I can see Dr Forrester since she truly takes the time to go over every concern and issue I have at the time.
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