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Mark Santman, MD

Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Accepts New Patients
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Serving all people by providing personalized health and wellness through exemplary care, education and research.

LanguagesEnglish
Ages SeenAdolescents (ages 12-18), Adults, Geriatrics
Hospital Affiliations
  • Baylor Scott & White Medical Center - Round Rock
  • Baylor Scott & White Medical Center - Taylor
  • 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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Baylor Scott & White Quality Alliance - DFW ConnectedCare
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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 - 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 - 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 - 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 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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TriWest - VA-PCCC
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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
  • Fellowship: Spine Surgery, University Of California San Diego Medical Center (2010)
  • Residency: Orthopedic Surgery, Tulane University Hospital School Of Medicine (2000)
  • Internship: General Surgery, Tulane University Hospital School Of Medicine (1996)
  • Medical School: Medical Doctor, Temple University School Of Medicine (Pennsylvania) (1995)
  • Fellowship: Spine Surgery, University Of California Medical Center (2010)
  • Residency: Orthopedic Surgery, Tulane University Medical Center (2000)
  • Internship: General Surgery, Tulane University Medical Center (1996)
Certifications
  • Orthopaedic Surgery (General Cert) - American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
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, Mark Santman, MD disclosed the following outside relationships with Industry:

VendorDescription
Omni Life SciencesInvestment or Ownership Interest

Investment or Ownership Interest: Possession of financial interest (including investment or equity interest, such as stock, stock option or other ownership interest) in the company

Reviews(136)
Overall: 4.7*
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Dec 27, 2019
I really like Dr Santman. All your providers are awesome
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Dec 23, 2019
knowledgeable and professional
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Dec 15, 2019
very professional and caring about patient.
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Dec 14, 2019
I have been very impressed by this whole experience.
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Nov 30, 2019
Very professional, polite and concerned
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Nov 30, 2019
could not be more pleased
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Nov 29, 2019
Great attitude and welcoming.
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Nov 20, 2019
I appreciated receiving honest feedback on my condition and options being included for my decision making.
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Nov 20, 2019
Dr Santman was exceptional from my first consultation through surgery to follow up appointments. He was very clear about procedure and risks to help with managing expectations. The surgery was very successful thanks to Dr Santman's skills and experience.
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Nov 18, 2019
Answers all questions and is easy to talk to.
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Nov 15, 2019
Fantastic!
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Nov 13, 2019
Very knowledgeable and was able to explain my problem in layman's terms.
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Nov 10, 2019
This doctor was horrible. He made me feel has though I was incompetent. He made me feel horrible as he belittled me.
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Nov 4, 2019
it was ok
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Nov 3, 2019
Knowledgeable, friendly, helpful.
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Oct 27, 2019
Caring and knowledge by the Doctor and Staff was excellent.
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Oct 26, 2019
Dr was really great at explaining my health concern to me! So a big thank you to him!
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Oct 24, 2019
First visit and very through and informative.
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Oct 20, 2019
very informative gave all details of procedure. before. during and after surgery
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Oct 13, 2019
showed real concern
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Oct 9, 2019
Dr.Santman is professional and great at his job! I would trust him with any spine surgery. I do y think you could find anyone else better than him.
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Oct 4, 2019
excellent
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Oct 2, 2019
Impersonal; zero warmth.
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Sep 29, 2019
Dr Santman did my C4 corpectomy and fusion. I have some cervical concerns and returned to Dr Santman due to his high quality of care. I have recommended Dr Santman to friends who have spinal concerns.
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Sep 22, 2019
I don't blame the doctor as there is probably nothing he can do. he is referring me to a neurologist which I feel is appropriate.
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Sep 20, 2019
Did not hesitate to give us lowdown on care we needed
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Sep 20, 2019
my questions are always answered
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Sep 14, 2019
very good "bedside" manner...explained things to me in plain language English not full of medical terms I don't understand
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Sep 14, 2019
very pleased with service provided
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Sep 8, 2019
informative, honest, patient
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Sep 6, 2019
very good
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Sep 4, 2019
very pleased.
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Aug 30, 2019
Dr. Santman did not show a lot of concern about my problem. Perhaps, I did not express myself and complain the way I should have. First time an orthopedic doctor did not show more concern.
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Aug 29, 2019
Doctor was thorough with exam and professional. Provided different treatment options. But he lacked bedside manner. Felt like I was wasting his time.
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Aug 24, 2019
Excelant
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Aug 18, 2019
I am very grateful I was referred to Mark Santman. He is very knowledgeable and has given me answers when several other doctors have not.
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Aug 16, 2019
Dr. addressed all my questions and explained treatment process. very satisfied with treatment.
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Aug 16, 2019
I was very impressed with my entire experience. Dr. Santman is very patient, thorough, explained everything clearly and was compassionate and appropriately funny. What's not to like?
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Aug 14, 2019
I have been very pleased with Dr. Santman. I would recommend him to others who are having the symptoms I had.
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Aug 14, 2019
excellent service!
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Aug 9, 2019
the nurse and doctor were very goodthe young man at the check out desk did s phenomenal job of trying to schedule a procedure with another doctorgetting someone to schedule the initial appt was horrible
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Aug 9, 2019
Excellent prognosis and surgical procedure for my ailment. A lot of relief from pain after surgery. Professional team all around. Thanks!
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Aug 7, 2019
great
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