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Matthew Parker Branch, MD

Otolaryngology

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About Matthew Parker Branch, MD

Matthew Branch, MD is board certified in otolaryngology. He established ENT Specialists of Waxahachie at HealthTexas Provider Network. Dr. Branch attended medical school at University of Texas HSC Medical School in Houston, Texas. It was there he found an interest for otolaryngology and completed his residency at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. His professional interests include general ENT. He has been involved in several publications and presentations focusing on these subjects. In his spare time he enjoys writing music, playing the guitar, running, hiking, climbing and traveling.

LanguagesEnglish
Ages SeenAdolescents (ages 12-18), Adults, Geriatrics, Newborns (0-28 days), Infants and Toddlers (ages 0-2), Children (ages 3-11)
Hospital Affiliations
  • Baylor Scott & White Medical Center - Waxahachie
Insurance Accepted
*Accepted plans and benefits may vary by location.
INSURANCE PLAN
ACCEPTS NEW PATIENTS
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
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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 - 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 - 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+
UnitedHealth - Navigate POS
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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
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Background

Education
  • Medical School: University of Texas Health Science Center Houston (2000)
  • Internship: General Surgery, University of Texas Health Science Center (2001)
  • Residency: Otolaryngology, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center GME (2005)
Certifications
  • Otolaryngology - American Board of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck 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 Aug 25, 2020, Matthew Parker Branch, MD  has reported no outside relationship with Industry that is applicable to this listing.

Reviews (308) for Matthew Parker Branch, MD

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Sep 10, 2022
Staff was kind and helpful. The wait time wasn't bad. Dr Branch give you his full attention but he is very quick with his exam and information.
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Sep 10, 2022
Very pleasant. Saw the doctor quickly. Doctor fixed my ear problem quickly.
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Sep 9, 2022
He is a kind doctor. He cleans the wax out of my ears every 3 months. It makes me be able to hear better with my hearing aids.
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Sep 8, 2022
Excellent experience!
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Sep 4, 2022
Love Dr Branch. Office very efficient.
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Sep 3, 2022
Very cordial.
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Sep 2, 2022
Dr Branch is very knowledgeable, takes his time to listen, and is very honest with his assessment of your problem.
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Sep 1, 2022
WONDERFUL
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Sep 1, 2022
Efficient
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Aug 31, 2022
Good quick visit
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Aug 31, 2022
Responsive, cordial, professional.
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Aug 27, 2022
Very quick and and great
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Aug 25, 2022
Provided explanation of hearing Issues and helpful options to correct problem.
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Aug 23, 2022
Accurate
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Aug 21, 2022
Everyone was so very nice the doctor was very nice he's the nurses the receptionist everyone at this office was just exceptionally nice
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Aug 21, 2022
Dr. Branch is the best! Always a friendly greeting and very thorough.
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Aug 21, 2022
Not much waiting for a quick appointment. Solved my issue and very responsive to my questions
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Aug 18, 2022
Dr. Branch has always been such a nice guy. His staff is very courteous.
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Aug 18, 2022
Very nice guy and was able to find the problem quickly
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Aug 18, 2022
Dr Branch is a wonderful caring physician!
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Aug 16, 2022
Clean waiting area, staff friendly and very professional, Doctor answered all concerns, came up with a treatment plan and stating this is the first step.
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Aug 14, 2022
Always personable , and clears my ears of wax
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Aug 12, 2022
He was very friendly and knowledgeable.
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Aug 12, 2022
He's very easy to talk to and very thorough.
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Aug 11, 2022
Dr Branch kept me laughing while being professional. Explained to me in detail what was going on with my ears
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Aug 6, 2022
He was very concern about me
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Aug 5, 2022
Very thorough,service with a smile.
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Aug 4, 2022
Got there about 15 to 20 minutes early and was back on the freeway before my actual appointment time. Girls at front office are a hoot and Dr and his girls are not only professional but friendly and prompt
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Aug 3, 2022
Knowledgeable and professional
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Aug 3, 2022
Great patient care and attention.
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Aug 2, 2022
Great physician and staff
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Aug 2, 2022
Friendly staff and doctor is warm and friendly too
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Jul 30, 2022
He was professional and answered all of my questions.
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Jul 29, 2022
Welcomed professionally and started even though I was early for my appointment.
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Jul 28, 2022
Top notch
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Jul 27, 2022
Great
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Jul 26, 2022
The Nurse and Dr. Branch were very helpful, I would highly recommend their services to anyone.Thank you!
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Jul 21, 2022
Excellent care and concern for my current health & future health.
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Jul 15, 2022
Very good got the wax out and we actually had a little time to visit. Made an annual appt for next yr.
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Jul 14, 2022
Was very busy and in a big hurry
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Jul 14, 2022
Dr. Branch has always been very good at explaining correction of symptoms and has been very professional.
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Jul 8, 2022
Actually listens to the patient and figures out a plan of action to ease the discomfort the patient is having.
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Jul 7, 2022
Dr Branch and staff were always friendly, always prepared, and though very busy, always took time to talk with me and give me good information. My surgery and treatment afterward were successful! Very happy with the result!!
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Jul 1, 2022
It was all very good. The Dr. Was very nice and seemed to care for my issue and wants to help me. I appreciated that very much.
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Jul 1, 2022
Everything was great
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Jun 30, 2022
Dr Branch has been kind. I could tell he was in a hurry, so it felt rushed. I remember the first appointment, his patience & kindness, so I know this day was VERY busy for him.
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Jun 26, 2022
This is the best office/operation that I have ever been associated with
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Jun 25, 2022
Ok
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Jun 24, 2022
Very happy with provider
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Jun 24, 2022
The best
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Jun 23, 2022
Great
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Jun 22, 2022
Always enjoy Dr Branch.
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Jun 22, 2022
Professional friendly and caring. As well as knowledgeable.
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Jun 21, 2022
Personal and professional
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Jun 20, 2022
Got me in asap, fast easy exam, great care and follow up!
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Jun 17, 2022
Excellent
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Jun 11, 2022
Excellent visit
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Jun 10, 2022
Like the doctor good fix me problem tanks
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Jun 9, 2022
Very friendly and answered my questions. It just felt rushed.
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Jun 9, 2022
Ablo demasiado rápido y sé le entiendo poco
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Jun 9, 2022
Dr. Branch has excellent bedside manner and is extremely knowledgeable. He is top notch!
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Jun 8, 2022
Excellent care.
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Jun 8, 2022
Quick and thorough!
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Jun 8, 2022
Was very happy talking with him
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Jun 7, 2022
Very good
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Jun 7, 2022
Everyone was very caring & very professional !!The doctor was very informative in explaining everything !! And the Doctor was very kind & very professional !! Thank You All !!
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Jun 3, 2022
This visit Dr Branch provided excellent bed side manner is what I refer to care, concern, his verbal responses, I have full trust with Dr Branches medical knowledge and care for me as his patient. I will forever use him as my provided even though I'm moving 3 hours away.
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Jun 3, 2022
Outstanding
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May 28, 2022
Great Dr very nice nurses very helpful
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May 26, 2022
A wonderful physician!
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May 22, 2022
Dr. Branch is personable, listens to concerns, and provides quick and painless procedures. I have had others place tubes in my ears in the past, and trust me some of those procedures were painful. Dr, Branch is the best, hang on to him.
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May 20, 2022
Always good
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May 18, 2022
Dr. Branch was friendly, knowledgeable, and attentive. I felt comfortable at his office.
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May 14, 2022
I liked him very much. Very professional. Great sense of humor.
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May 13, 2022
Good
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May 12, 2022
Very good
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May 11, 2022
Staff friendly Dr. Branch Great
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May 11, 2022
Excellent
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Apr 30, 2022
Dr. Branch is AMAZING! His demeanor immediately puts you at ease and he actually listens to your concerns. Day one of my treatment plan and I began feeling better. I sincerely recommend him to anyone needing an ENT provider. He's awesome!
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Apr 29, 2022
It was very good thank you
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Apr 28, 2022
Dr. Branch is a consumate professional. I only wish that I had gone to see him sooner.
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Apr 28, 2022
Set me at ease very professional. Listened to my concerns and diagnosed my condition.
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Apr 23, 2022
Friendly and professional!
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Apr 21, 2022
I hope he rigth
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Apr 20, 2022
Very personable and knowledgeable.
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Apr 20, 2022
Good
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Apr 15, 2022
Very kind and understanding. Helping me to handle my ringing in my hears that can not be fixed. What could help me, and what would hurt.
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Apr 15, 2022
Very courteous and thorough
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Apr 14, 2022
The entire experience was very good!
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Apr 13, 2022
Excellent
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Apr 12, 2022
If I ever need medical attention I'll be sure to come back here.
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Apr 10, 2022
Very knowledgeable and organized! Went through the process of elimination and decided on a plan.
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Apr 8, 2022
He conveys his knowledge to me and can communicate in layman's terms. Very friendly indeed!
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