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Manish Assar, MD

Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology

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About Manish Assar, MD

Dr. Assar earned a B.S. degree in biomedical engineering science from the University of Texas at Austin. He then attended the University of California School of Medicine in San Francisco, where he received the Gold Headed Cane Award, the highest honor given by faculty and classmates to a student who exemplifies the qualities of a "true physician". He completed his internship and residency in internal medicine at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center. He then went on to Duke University Medical Center for fellowship training in cardiovascular disease and one year of his cardiac electrophysiology fellowship. While at Duke, he was awarded the Walter L. Floyd Fellowship, given annually to a fellow for outstanding clinical skills, compassion and dedication to providing the highest quality patient care. He completed his second year of electrophysiology training at the University of Western Ontario. Dr. Assar is board-certified in cardiovascular disease and clinical cardiac electrophysiology by the American Board of Internal Medicine. His professional interests include catheter ablation of complex arrhythmias, including supraventricular tachycardia and atrial fibrillation, and pacemaker and defibrillator therapy, including biventricular cardiac resynchronization. He also has an interest in laser-assisted lead extraction and evaluation of syncope and stroke of unknown cause.

A member of the medical staff at Baylor Scott & White Heart and Vascular Hospital - Dallas since 2002, Dr. Assar is involved in medical education and research in addition to his clinical care practice. He has published several articles in cardiology journals, and he is an ad hoc reviewer for the American Journal of Cardiology. He currently serves as medical director of electrophysiology at Baylor Scott & White Heart and Vascular Hospital – Dallas, program director of the cardiac electrophysiology fellowship program at Baylor University Medical Center and clinical associate professor of medicine at Texas A&M College of Medicine.


LanguagesEnglish
Ages SeenAdults, Geriatrics
Hospital Affiliations
  • Baylor University Medical Center, part of Baylor Scott & White Health
  • Baylor Scott & White Medical Center - Waxahachie
  • Baylor Scott & White Institute for Rehabilitation - Dallas
  • Baylor Scott & White Heart and Vascular Hospital - Dallas
Insurance Accepted
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INSURANCE PLAN
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Aetna - Aetna Signature Administrators
Aetna - Choice POS II
Aetna - Elect Choice
Aetna - Health Network Only
Aetna - Health Network Option
Aetna - HMO
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Aetna - Managed Choice
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
Aetna - Open Choice PPO
Aetna - QPOS
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Aetna - Select SM
Aetna - US Access
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Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Access PPO
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Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Extended PPO
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Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Plus HMO-Group
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Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Plus PPO-Group
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Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Preferred EPO Network
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Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Preferred HMO - Individual Marketplace
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Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Preferred HMO Network - Group
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Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Preferred PPO Network
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Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - BSW SeniorCare Advantage HMO
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Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - BSW SeniorCare Advantage PPO
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Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - BSWH Employee Network - PPO & HSA
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Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - BSWH Employee Network - SEQA & EQA
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Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - Covenant Preferred HMO
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Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - EPO Network-Group
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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
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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
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Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - PPO Choice Network
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Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - PPO Network-Group
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Baylor Scott & White Quality Alliance - DFW ConnectedCare
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Bell County Public Health District - Bell County Public Health District
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
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
Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Premier
Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Premier Open Access HMO
Blue Cross Blue Shield - Federal Select PPO
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Indemnity
Blue Cross Blue Shield - Medicare Advantage
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
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 - Great West Open Access PPO-Open Access
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Cigna - Great West POS
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Cigna - Great West PPO
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Cigna - HMO
Cigna - HMO Open Access
Cigna - HMO/POS
Cigna - LocalPlus
Cigna - Network
Cigna - Network Open Access
Cigna - Network POS
Cigna - Open Access Plus
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Cigna - POS
Cigna - POS Open Access
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
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FirstCare Health Plans - BSW Plus HMO
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FirstCare Health Plans - BSW Plus PPO
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FirstCare Health Plans - BSW Preferred HMO Network - Group
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FirstCare Health Plans - FirstCare Advantage Dual SNP (HMO SNP)
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FirstCare Health Plans - Hendrick Health Employee Plan
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Galaxy Health Network - Galaxy Health Network
Gladney Center - Gladney Center
Healthscope - DART ACO
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Healthscope - DART ACO Flex
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HealthSmart - ACCEL Network
HealthSmart - HealthSmart PPO
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HealthSmart - HealthSmart Preferred Care EPO
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HealthSmart - HealthSmart Preferred Care GEPO
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HealthSmart - Preferred Network
Humana Behavioral - Tricare Members Only
Humana - ChoiceCare
Humana - ChoiceCare Preferred Network
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Humana - Commercial HMO Plans
Humana - Commercial PPO Plans
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Humana - Medicare Advantage Plans
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Humana - National POS
Imagine Health - EPN
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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
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Medical Development International - MDI
Medicare Railroad - Medicare Railroad
Medicare - Traditional Medicare
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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
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PHCS Network - Private Health Care SYstem PPO
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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
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Superior - Ambetter Essential Care - Bronze
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Superior - Ambetter Secure Care - Gold
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Superior - CHIP
Superior - CHIP Perinate
Superior - Foster Care
Superior - STAR
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
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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
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 - 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 - Nexus ACO OA
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UnitedHealth - NexusACO R
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UnitedHealth - PPO
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UnitedHealth - Secure Horizons
UnitedHealth - Select EPO
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UnitedHealth - Select HMO
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UnitedHealth - Select Plus POS
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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: University of California San Francisco School of Medicine (1992)
  • Internship: Internal Medicine, UT Southwestern Medical Center (1993)
  • Residency: Internal Medicine, UT Southwestern Medical Center (1995)
  • Fellowship: Cardiovascular Disease, Duke University Medical Center (2000)
  • Fellowship: Cardiac Electrophysiology, Duke University Medical Center (2001)
  • Fellowship: Cardiac Electrophysiology, University of Western Ontario (2002)
Certifications
  • Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology - American Board of Internal Med/Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Cardiovascular Disease - American Board of Internal Med/Cardiovascular Disease
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, Manish Assar, MD disclosed the following outside relationships with Industry:

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Johnson & JohnsonSpeaking

Speaking: Service as a paid speaker/lecturer to present to an audience at speaking, training or education engagements on a particular medical product, treatment or disease state

Reviews (133) for Manish Assar, MD

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Jan 12, 2023
Nice and attentive
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Jan 11, 2023
Good mannerism. I feel confident he treats me as an individual, not an appointment.
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Jan 7, 2023
Have met w/ him before. He is prompt and helpful
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Jan 7, 2023
Answers all questions and explains procedures
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Dec 31, 2022
Very hoou
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Dec 27, 2022
Caring and skilled
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Dec 16, 2022
Very professional and thorough visit
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Dec 13, 2022
Seems to sincerely care for my wellbeing.
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Dec 11, 2022
Was intentional and interested in my well being.
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Dec 8, 2022
Very nice and quick
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Dec 2, 2022
Although Dr. Assar Is highly intelligent and an expert in his field, he can be a bit harsh in his bedside manner. He is very thorough in asking questions to diagnose a medical problem. I feel confident in his judgment.
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Dec 1, 2022
Outstanding, professional, knowledgable and very thorough.
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Dec 1, 2022
Dr. Assar performed an ablation In 2022 and a pacemaker five years earlier. He knowledge is exceptional. While extremely busy, he always spends adequate time with me, and answers questions.
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Nov 29, 2022
They were friendly and courtesy and make sure I understood what they was doing
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Nov 20, 2022
Professional, polite, knowledgeable, caring, thorough, pleasant, helpful, understanding, etc.
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Nov 19, 2022
Excellent
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Nov 17, 2022
My heart is his priority. Great to talk to. I trust no one else to take care of my heart.
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Nov 17, 2022
Very thorough, concerned
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Nov 15, 2022
Professional, easy to communicate with.
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Nov 14, 2022
Very good
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Nov 12, 2022
I appreciated at once when I met this doctor, he's concerned and overall care, given to my situation. I appreciate him very much and would highly recommend him to anyone. I'm grateful that I was able to meet with him and have him as a physician to help in my care. Again I just like to say I appreciate and I thank him so much.
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Nov 4, 2022
Dr Assar went over everything so that I could understand it and answered any questions that I had
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Nov 4, 2022
Friendly staff at check in, nurse and then Dr. Assar always taking his time to answer questions and explain my health and needs.
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Nov 3, 2022
Listens to what you have to sayIs very respectful In talking to you
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Nov 3, 2022
Very awsome provider
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Nov 1, 2022
He was thorough and informative.
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Oct 28, 2022
None better. One of the best doctors I've ever met. The Dr. Is caring, very very smart, personable and great!
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Oct 27, 2022
The appointment was handled very smoothly - no long wait periods!
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Oct 27, 2022
Dr Assar is very personable & shares information in a relatable manner
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Oct 19, 2022
Took a lot of time researching my condition. It is rare and there is not a lot of research and not a clear care plan. Spends plenty of time during the office visit. I never feel rushed. He answers all our questions patiently.
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Oct 15, 2022
Excellent
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Oct 13, 2022
Extremely capable, not overly informative or personable!
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Oct 8, 2022
We explored my surgery options and are moving forward.
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Oct 8, 2022
Professional, friendly, informative.
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Oct 6, 2022
Very engaged in providing excellent care
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Oct 2, 2022
Good communication - he answered my questions and friendly staff
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Sep 29, 2022
Very good. First time seeing him but he seems like a caring and to the point kind of Dr.
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Sep 23, 2022
Dr Assar has helped me with my medical issues in a very clear and knowledgeable way. He Is great !
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Sep 20, 2022
He's saved my life numerous times! I absolutely adore him & am so thankful for him! He truly cares about his patients!
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Sep 16, 2022
Excellent service!
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Sep 4, 2022
Excellent
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Aug 21, 2022
Easy to get to. Good staff. Dr Assar is personable and detailed.
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Aug 21, 2022
Dr. Assar was familiar with my file, and drew a picture showing mhow my pacemaker was working
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Aug 18, 2022
He has given me a new lease on life. Best of the best!
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Aug 16, 2022
Very profesional
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Aug 16, 2022
Dr Assar is genuinely interested in providing the best care possible - I am very comfortable being in his care.
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Aug 13, 2022
Very Professional. Very confident and reasurring.
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