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Maria A. Otazo, MD

Family Medicine

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About Maria A. Otazo, MD

Dr. Otazo has an interest in providing comprehensive primary care, sports medicine, women's health, contraception, LGBTQ medicine and transgender medicine (medical/hormonal). She attended medical school at Baylor College of Medicine and then completed a residency in Family Medicine at Rose Medical Center at the University of Colorado School of Medicine.

LanguagesEnglish, Spanish
Ages SeenNewborns (0-28 days), Adolescents (ages 12-18), Children (ages 3-11), Infants and Toddlers (ages 0-2), Geriatrics, Adults
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
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Aetna - Aetna Signature Administrators
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Aetna - Choice POS II
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Aetna - Elect Choice
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Aetna - Health Network Option
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Aetna - HMO
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Aetna - Managed Choice
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Aetna - Open Access Elect Choice
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Aetna - Open Access Managed Choice
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Aetna - Open Access Select
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Aetna - Open Choice PPO
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Aetna - QPOS
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Aetna - Select SM
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Baylor Scott & White 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
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Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Plus PPO
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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 - 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 Choice Preferred Network
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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 Health Plan - SeniorCare Advantage HMO
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Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - SeniorCare Advantage PPO
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Baylor Scott & White Quality Alliance - DFW ConnectedCare
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Advantage HMO
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Choice PPO
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Essentials
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Essentials Access HMO
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Premier
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Premier Open Access HMO
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Indemnity
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Medicare Advantage
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Medicare Advantage - EFH Retirees
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Medicare Advantage - Oncor
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - ParPlan
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - STAR Kids
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Traditional
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Cigna - Cigna Choice Fund
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Cigna - EPO
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Cigna - HMO
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Cigna - HMO Open Acces
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Cigna - HMO/POS
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Cigna - LocalPlus
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Cigna - LocalPlusIN
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Cigna - Network
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Cigna - Network Open Access
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Cigna - Network POS
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Cigna - Open Access Plus
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Cigna - POS
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Cigna - POS Open Access
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Cigna - PPO
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FirstCare Health Plans - 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 - CHIP
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FirstCare Health Plans - FirstCare Access PPO Network
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FirstCare Health Plans - FirstCare Advantage Dual SNP (HMO SNP)
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FirstCare Health Plans - FirstCare Select HMO Network
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FirstCare Health Plans - FirstCare Select Plus HMO Network
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FirstCare Health Plans - Hendrick Health Employee Plan
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FirstCare Health Plans - Pyco Industries Employee Plan
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FirstCare Health Plans - STAR Medicaid - MRSA
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Healthscope - DART ACO
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Healthscope - DART ACO Flex
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Humana Behavioral - Tricare Members only
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Humana - ChoiceCare
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Humana - Commercial HMO Plans
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Humana - Commercial PPO Plans
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Humana - Humana Preferred
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Humana - Medicare Advantage Plans (exclude Southwestern Health Resources Network)
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Humana - National POS
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Medicare Railroad - Medicare Railroad
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Medicare - Traditional Medicare
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Superior - CHIP
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Superior - CHIP Perinate
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Superior - Foster Care
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Superior - STAR
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Superior - STAR+PLUS
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Tricare - Tricare Extra
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Tricare - Tricare Prime
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Tricare - Tricare Select
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UnitedHealth - Charter EPO
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UnitedHealth - Charter HMO
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UnitedHealth - Charter POS
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UnitedHealth - Choice +HMO
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UnitedHealth - Choice EPO
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UnitedHealth - Choice HMO
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UnitedHealth - Choice Plus POS
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UnitedHealth - Core Choice Plus POS
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UnitedHealth - Core EPO
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UnitedHealth - Core HMO
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UnitedHealth - Navigate EPO
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UnitedHealth - Navigate HMO
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UnitedHealth - Navigate HMO+
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UnitedHealth - Navigate POS
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UnitedHealth - Options PPO
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UnitedHealth - PPO
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UnitedHealth - Select +
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UnitedHealth - Select EPO
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UnitedHealth - Select HMO
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UnitedHealth - Select Plus POS
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Insurance listings are subject to change without prior notice. Please call 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, Baylor College of Medicine (2015)
  • Residency: Family Medicine, Rose Medical Center-University of CO School of Med (2018)
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, Maria A. Otazo, MD  has reported no outside relationship with Industry that is applicable to this listing.

Reviews (274) for Maria A. Otazo, MD

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Jan 11, 2022
All positive
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Jan 11, 2022
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Jan 11, 2022
Dr. Otazo is one of the best, most caring providers I have ever had. That is probably why she stays soooo busy. My wife and I both love her.
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Jan 9, 2022
Very good
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Jan 8, 2022
Love Dr Otazo.Shes always ready to listen & help.
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Jan 7, 2022
Outstanding care provider, very easy to talk to with a very vast knowledge of everything dealing with medical matters.
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Jan 6, 2022
She was awesome!!
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Jan 6, 2022
Great doctor
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Jan 6, 2022
She is excellent at her job. Like her a lot.
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Jan 5, 2022
I have several times brought up Dr Otazo as one of the best doctors I've been to and I will continue to do so
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Jan 4, 2022
Dr listened and was knowledgeable and pleasant.
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Jan 4, 2022
Thanks for working with me. I am not the best patient.
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Dec 31, 2021
Best doctor ever.
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Dec 29, 2021
Excellent as usual!
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Dec 29, 2021
Dr. Otazo is the best! My wife and I just love her!
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Dec 29, 2021
Good
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Dec 28, 2021
She was courteous and caring and professional. She even helped me with my FMLA related concerns for work and gave me helpful instructions and an excuse note.
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Dec 24, 2021
Wonderful!
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Dec 24, 2021
Very impressed with the doctor's concern of my illness. Her diagnose was very correct and medication is working miracles kicking this bronchitis. Thank you Dr. Otazos
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Dec 23, 2021
Speaks to me and not at me. She has helped me more since I've seen her than all the visits with previous doctor. I'm glad I changed doctors.
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Dec 22, 2021
She personable, knowledgeable without being condescending or arrogant, genuinely listened, didn't dismiss any symptoms
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Dec 22, 2021
Dr Otazo is the very best! She is so kind, caring and knowledgeable.
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Dec 21, 2021
She has always shown true, genuine care for me as a patient and person. I think she is an excellent doctor.
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Dec 20, 2021
She took a lot of time with me and genuinely seemed to care about me and my concerns.
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Dec 17, 2021
She is one of the best doctors I have ever had. Very nice, professional, willing to share information and listens to what you have to say.
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Nov 24, 2021
Dr Otazo Is very kind and thorough
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Nov 20, 2021
I have recommended Dr. Otazo to 2 family members and they are now her patients too.
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Nov 19, 2021
I love Dr Otazo
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Nov 19, 2021
We love the staff and Dr. Otazo.
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Nov 16, 2021
She was very thorough and very positive when discussing issue. Very friendly, made eme feel comfortable.
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Nov 14, 2021
She listened to me about my problems
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Nov 14, 2021
This was my first time with this provider and I was very pleased with her.
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Nov 13, 2021
Dr. O is amazing!! She is so knowledgeable and shows so much compassion toward her patients.
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Nov 12, 2021
Awesomeness
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Nov 11, 2021
Great attitudes and care
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Nov 11, 2021
Excellent
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Nov 10, 2021
Great!
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Nov 10, 2021
Explained everything clearly
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Nov 8, 2021
It went very well .
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Nov 7, 2021
Very knowledgeable and professional
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Nov 5, 2021
Dr. Otazo is amazing!! She cares about her patients overall very good provider
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Nov 4, 2021
It was great!! All staff and doctor are amazing!!
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Nov 4, 2021
Dr. Otazo listened to my concerns, addressed each facet of my care plan, and even set up a flu shot for me during the visit.
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Nov 3, 2021
Very easy to explain problem and talk to.
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Nov 2, 2021
Always listens and includes me in decisions made for my care .
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Oct 30, 2021
Amazing doctor, wonderful care
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Oct 30, 2021
Was very happy with this provider
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Oct 28, 2021
Dr. Otazo always shows compassion and is very thorough when explaining any medical issues, care needed and also when answering questions I have.
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Oct 28, 2021
Dr. Otazo always takes time to listen to my concerns and provides appropriate feedback.
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Oct 27, 2021
She was very professional, caring and supportive. She is an Awesome physician!!!
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Oct 26, 2021
Amazing
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Oct 26, 2021
Always listens and addresses any concerns I have.
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Oct 23, 2021
She has the best bedside manner!! She listened and gave advice professionally . I love seeing my PCP
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Oct 22, 2021
Dr.O is the bomb She's the best
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Oct 21, 2021
I felt listened to & taken seriously. I was very nervous about seeing a doctor but she made me feel very at ease.
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Oct 21, 2021
Very caring and listened to me. She covered all my past illnesses and asked me about each one. (I have many). She was very thorough and took her time answering my questions and concerns. I like her very much and see my health improving (I hope) under her care.
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Oct 20, 2021
Dr Otazo always listens to what I have to say. She takes the time to explain things & gives me choices on what to do. My sister has been going to her since I told her about her & 4 neighbors go to her as well.
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Oct 15, 2021
She is the best Dr. I have ever seen.
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Oct 15, 2021
She is amazing I like how she explained your situation.
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Oct 14, 2021
Was very professional, explained everything clearly.
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Oct 12, 2021
Dr. Otazo took the time to talk to me...not at me. Our discussions were on point and sincere. I have the utmost confidence in her as my doctor.
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Oct 12, 2021
The doctor was great
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Oct 12, 2021
Dr Otazo is always concerned and listens to what I say. Very pleased with her.
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Oct 12, 2021
Totally excellent!
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Oct 6, 2021
Very friendly and professional. Staff and the Dr put me at ease. Excellent experience
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Sep 30, 2021
Dr. Otazo is very in tune to not just my care but my family. She even remembered my daughter and the concerns I spoke about 6 months ago.
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Sep 29, 2021
Dr. Otazo is very caring and tries to do the best for me. I'm 74 and she is young and has only been here about 3 years. She also believes everything Dr. Fauci says and I'm not a big fan, so we are just on different pages.
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Sep 29, 2021
Very good
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Sep 26, 2021
Caring talks so you understand what is wrong and how to deal with the situation.
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Sep 26, 2021
Great person.
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Sep 26, 2021
Dr. Otazo Is very professional and knowledgeable. She's awesome.
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Sep 23, 2021
Very Good
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Sep 21, 2021
Very good
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Sep 17, 2021
Friendly, caring, knowledgeable, listener, and did not appear to hurry
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Sep 15, 2021
Amazing doctor
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Sep 13, 2021
Dr. Otazo always makes me feel like I am her only concern. Never feel rushed and she always explains.
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Sep 12, 2021
Very good! I'm very happy with my health care provider.
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Sep 10, 2021
Excellent
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Sep 10, 2021
The best of care.
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Sep 8, 2021
Excellent-very thorough. Took time to make sure all my questions were addressed. I was impressed she had taken time before visit to review my tecord.
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Sep 8, 2021
Excellent, Fast, Kind, Caring, Detailed, and Very Professional Services we're rendered. Such A Blessing.
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Sep 6, 2021
Dr Otazo is absolutely amazing. The facility itself was a bit warm and had a ceiling leak.
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Sep 3, 2021
Very friendly and addressed all my concerns and answered all my questions.
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Sep 3, 2021
Listens to me and my concerns.
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Sep 3, 2021
Dr. Otazo is a very caring physician. She took time to explain in detail what I needed to do regarding my injured finger.
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Aug 28, 2021
So lucky to have a great doctor AND a great staff. They are really good people.
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Aug 27, 2021
Dr.Otazo's explanations of the treatment and possible side effects were easy to understand and she was clear about the next steps for evaluation.
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Aug 26, 2021
Dr Otazo is amazing she was so sweet and understanding to my needs
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Aug 25, 2021
Provider took time to explain my problem and answer all my questions.
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Aug 24, 2021
As always Dr. Otazo has treated me with much respect and care. I have 100% trust and faith in her ability to give me excellent care and treatment.
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Aug 19, 2021
The BEST Dr. O is a angel she is kind and a darn good doctor
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Aug 18, 2021
Very good
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Aug 14, 2021
She made me feel like she was very concerned about me and my well being. She went way out of her way to do everything she could do. She made me feel very comfortable
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Aug 12, 2021
Very nice and listened to my concerns & explained how she could help.
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Aug 11, 2021
Great doctor
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Aug 11, 2021
This was my first appointment with my care provider. I am very pleased with her.
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Aug 11, 2021
Great
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Aug 11, 2021
Great
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Aug 10, 2021
Excellent
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Aug 7, 2021
She's very personable and knowledgeable! She listens to my concerns and offers advice and suggests tests that could be helpful.
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Aug 7, 2021
Very good
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Aug 7, 2021
Dr. O is great. She is very considerate and insightful into any of my concerns or questions.
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Aug 4, 2021
I was very comfortable in the office area & with Dr Otazo & the members assisting her.
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Aug 3, 2021
Covered, Inquired,and told me what to do.
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Aug 2, 2021
Dr.otazo is amazing! Baylor Scott and white itself, whole other line of questions.
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Aug 2, 2021
I'm excited to change primary doctor to Dr OShe listened and helped me so much.
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Jul 31, 2021
She is outstanding and very caring. I would recommend her to everyone.
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Jul 30, 2021
Very attentive and easy to talk to.
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