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Rakesh Surapaneni, MD

Hematologic Oncology
Accepts New Patients
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Serving all people by providing personalized health and wellness through exemplary care, education and research.

LanguagesEnglish, Hindi, Telugu
Ages SeenInfants and Toddlers (ages 0-2), Children (ages 3-11), Adolescents (ages 12-18), Adults, Geriatrics
Hospital Affiliations
  • Baylor Scott & White Continuing Care Hospital - Temple
  • 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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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Advantage Bronze
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Advantage Gold
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Advantage HMO
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Advantage Silver
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Choice Plus
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Choice PPO
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Essentials
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Essentials Access HMO
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Premier
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Premier Open Access HMO
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Federal Select PPO
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Indemnity
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Medicare Advantage
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Medicare Advantage - EFH Retirees
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Medicare Advantage - Oncor
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - ParPlan
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - STAR Kids
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Traditional
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Cigna - CAC Plan
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Cigna - Cigna Choice Fund
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Cigna - EPO
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Cigna - Flexcare
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Cigna - HMO
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Cigna - HMO Open Access
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Cigna - HMO/POS
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Cigna - LocalPlus
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Cigna - LocalPlusIN
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Cigna - Network
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Cigna - Network Open Access
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Cigna - Network POS
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Cigna - Open Access Plus
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Cigna - POS
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Cigna - POS Open Access
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Cigna - PPO
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Healthscope - DART ACO
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Healthscope - DART ACO Flex
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Humana - ChoiceCare
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Humana - ChoiceCare Preferred Network
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Humana - Commercial HMO Plans
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Humana - Commercial PPO Plans
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Humana - Medicare Advantage Plans (exclude Southwestern Health Resources Network)
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Humana - National POS
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Medicare Railroad - Medicare Railroad
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Medicare - Traditional Medicare
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Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Preferred EPO Network
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Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Preferred HMO - Large Group
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Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Preferred HMO Network
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Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Preferred PPO Network
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Scott & White Health Plan - BSWH Employee Network - PPO & HSA
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Scott & White Health Plan - BSWH Employee Network - SEQA & EQA
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Scott & White Health Plan - Cigna PPO Network - Out-of-Area Member Plan
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Scott & White Health Plan - EPO Network-Group
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Scott & White Health Plan - EPO Network-Individual/Family
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Scott & White Health Plan - ERS BSW Preferred HMO Network
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Scott & White Health Plan - HMO Network - Large Group
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Scott & White Health Plan - HMO Network-Group
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Scott & White Health Plan - HMO Network-Individual/Family
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Scott & White Health Plan - McLane Group Network
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Scott & White Health Plan - PPO Choice Network
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Scott & White Health Plan - PPO Choice Preferred Network
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Scott & White Health Plan - PPO Network-Group
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Scott & White Health Plan - RightCare STAR Medicaid Network
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Scott & White Health Plan - SeniorCare Advantage HMO
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Scott & White Health Plan - SeniorCare Advantage PPO
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Scott & White Health Plan - Texas Statewide PPO
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Scott & White Health Plan - TRS - Active Care Participants Network
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Superior - Ambetter Balance Care - Silver
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Superior - Ambetter Essential Care - Bronze
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Superior - Ambetter Secure Care - Gold
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Superior - CHIP
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Superior - CHIP Perinate
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Superior - Foster Care
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Superior - STAR
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Texas Medicaid & Healthcare Partnership (TMHP) - TMHP Medicaid
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Tricare - Tricare Extra
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Tricare - Tricare Prime
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Tricare - Tricare Select
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UnitedHealth - AARP Medicare Complete
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UnitedHealth - Charter EPO
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UnitedHealth - Charter HMO
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UnitedHealth - Charter POS
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UnitedHealth - CHIP
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UnitedHealth - Choice +HMO
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UnitedHealth - Choice EPO
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UnitedHealth - Choice HMO
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UnitedHealth - Choice Plus POS
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UnitedHealth - Core Choice Plus POS
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UnitedHealth - Core EPO
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UnitedHealth - Core HMO
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UnitedHealth - Dual Complete Medicare Advantage
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UnitedHealth - Group Medicare Advantage
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UnitedHealth - Medicare Complete
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UnitedHealth - Medicare Gold
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UnitedHealth - Medicare Silver
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UnitedHealth - Navigate EPO
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UnitedHealth - Navigate HMO
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UnitedHealth - Navigate HMO+
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UnitedHealth - Navigate POS
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UnitedHealth - Nexus ACO OA
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UnitedHealth - NexusACO R
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UnitedHealth - Options PPO
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UnitedHealth - PPO
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UnitedHealth - Secure Horizons
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UnitedHealth - Select +
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UnitedHealth - Select EPO
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UnitedHealth - Select HMO
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UnitedHealth - Select Plus POS
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UnitedHealth - STAR
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UnitedHealth - STAR Kids
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UnitedHealth - STAR+PLUS
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UnitedHealth - UHC West Signature Value Gated HMO
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Insurance listings are subject to change without prior notice. Please call the physician's office or health plan to verify coverage information prior to scheduling your visit or procedure. PPO Network Agreements include participating Employers and/or Administrator only. Not all members participating in contracted networks have in network access. Networks include Beech Street, HealthSmart, PHCS and Texas True Choice. In network participation is updated on a monthly basis by the network.
Background
Education
  • Fellowship: Hematology/Oncology, Cooper Medical School Of Rowan University (2012)
  • Residency: Internal Medicine, Crozer-Chester Medical Center (2006)
  • Medical School: Medical Doctor, Siddhartha Medical College (2001)
Certifications
  • Hematology (Sub-Spec Cert) - American Board of Internal Medicine
  • Internal Medicine (General Cert) - American Board of Internal Medicine
Industry Relationships

Baylor Scott & White Health’s vision is to be the most trusted name in giving and receiving safe, quality, compassionate healthcare. As part of that vision, Baylor Scott & White Health is committed to dealing honestly, fairly and with integrity in all matters to provide exemplary patient care, broaden medical knowledge, train the next generation of physicians and support outside relationships that promise public benefit.To that end, Baylor Scott & White Health physicians may collaborate with health care industry partners such as pharmaceutical, biotech, or medical device companies (collectively referred to as Industry) to help develop medical breakthroughs, or provide medical expertise or education.To promote professional and commercial integrity in such matters, physicians who are employed, contracted for administrative duties or performing research with Baylor Scott & White Health seek advanced approval for certain new Industry relationships, and report their Industry relationships and activities to the Office of Corporate Compliance annually for review.

Baylor Scott & White Health publicly discloses reported payments to these physicians and their immediate family members of $5,000 or more from Industry companies with which the physicians interact as part of their professional activities.The information on this website may differ somewhat from information on other publicly available databases due to different reporting periods, definitions, or reporting requirements.Patients may visit CMS’ Open Payments Database for more information, and should feel free to speak with their physician about relationships with Industry.

As of May 13, 2019, Rakesh Surapaneni, MD  has reported no outside relationship with Industry that is applicable to this listing.

Reviews(130)
Overall: 4.9*
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Oct 12, 2019
Excellent Doctor
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Oct 12, 2019
While a good communicator, had a little trouble with his accent (even though we have a number of friends from the India region).
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Oct 10, 2019
He is very thorough, comprehensive, compassionate, and knowledgeable.
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Oct 7, 2019
very good
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Oct 7, 2019
DI see Dr S once a year now as I am six years out from my breast cancer . I know that if I need him he is there which is why I followed him to Round Rock. He understands my life philosophy in a way that no one else would starting fresh. He also cares for my husband's CLL. Family plan We love him and his sweet staff. Kudos from an old nurse!
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Oct 5, 2019
he's the best very caring and shows so much concern and interest in me
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Oct 4, 2019
The DR was willing to come to the hospital if we were not able to make the appointment - didn't need to but the staff facilitated our desire to meet. Cancer is new to us and we had a lot of questions - the DR answered all of them to our satisfaction, showed patience and compassion for the situation.
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Oct 1, 2019
The doctor is very glad at explaining my health concerns, even showing me the results of my scans. I'm very pleased with this doctor.
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Sep 28, 2019
Was pleased he told me tests showed my iron was Ok and I didn't need to see him again for a year. Appreciated his concern for my problem.
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Sep 24, 2019
The current and insightful expertise, Dr Surapaneni demonstrates is greatly appreciated. His gentle compassion and willingness to coordinate my care with all Medical specialties goes over and beyond many HCP. This doctor is a priceless asset to all of us.
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Sep 24, 2019
We are very pleased with the care received.
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Sep 22, 2019
always answers any question i have
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Sep 14, 2019
awesome very caring and informative
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Sep 14, 2019
took care of me very good
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Sep 14, 2019
Dr. R. Surapaneni is a caring doctor who is very concerned about my health.
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Sep 13, 2019
Dr. Surapaneni kindness and patience always give me a boost at my appointments. He makes sure I understand my treatment plan.I feel so blessed with the care of all my doctors at Baylor Scott and White and especially Dr. Surapeneni.
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Sep 11, 2019
Dr. Surapaneni has diligently followed my case even though my final diagnosis does not fall within his direct discipline (I have PMR). He has always reviewed all tests (not just those he ordered) and has been more than willing to discuss any questions I might have about any of them.
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Sep 8, 2019
have been cared for by Dr Surapaneni going on 5 years and I have never been disappointed with his care and concern for me
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Sep 4, 2019
Excellent care and treatment.
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Aug 16, 2019
Dr surapaneni truly cares about my well-being and consults with me about ongoing care. advises me and responds to any question I have very promptly
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Aug 10, 2019
Dr. Surapaneni is the best! He is very personable! He always asks how my family is doing....very caring, answers my questions with clarity and is always taking precautions (ordering tests)! His smile lights up a room! Overall, he is awesome!!!
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Aug 8, 2019
We were impressed with how much study the doctor had done prior to our visit. There were many files to review and he had done his homework; showed us which ones he used to help make a decision how to treat the lymphoma and was very good at explaining the medical terms and process. We have every confidence in his diagnosis and will follow his guidance to treat the illness.
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Aug 6, 2019
I could not have asked for a better oncologist. He has been excellent in my treatment. Understands my concerns and is very compassionate.
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Aug 3, 2019
Dr SURAPANENI is excellent MD. TAKES TIME TO ANSWER ALL QUESTIONS I HAVE, FRIENDLY, EXTREMELY KNOWLEDGEABLE AND PROFESSIONAL!
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Jul 31, 2019
I'm so very blessed to have Dr. SSurapaneni as my oncologist. He is very knowledgeable in what he does. keeping up with the latest. on my particular type of cancer .(pancreatic). He cares about every detail and listens to my concerns and questions. I love my doctors at BS&W and the staff. they have helped me and my family get through this challenge of life. By the grace of God and the help of the doctors and staff I can say today I am Cancer Free. I thank God every day for all of you.
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Jul 30, 2019
He is an amazing, caring doctor. I am cancer free because of the efforts of he and his team!
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Jul 27, 2019
extremely pleased with the care and concern for my wellbeing
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Jul 25, 2019
Dr, Staff, Nurses, Reception A+OK (Even the security guard was nice & friendly :-)
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Jul 23, 2019
My wait time was very short and I felt comfortable and cared for
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Jul 19, 2019
shows compassion, good communication, and always very professional.
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Jul 19, 2019
Took his valuable time to take time and explained everything I wanted to know about his evaluating my health.
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Jul 17, 2019
very competent
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Jul 15, 2019
Extremely caring an professional.
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Jul 8, 2019
He explained everything in a very caring, understandable manner. We were very impressed with his professionalism and demeanor.
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Jul 8, 2019
Dr Surapaneni explained my previous blood test results and asked many questions. I was pleased with his follow up message and test results 48 hours later. He put me at ease with his genuine manner.
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Jul 3, 2019
Always takes time to answer my questions. Provides clear explanation of my treatment and progress being made. He is knowledgeable of the most up to date treatments available and under development for my diagnosis
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Jun 25, 2019
I'm not well versed on a lot of medical procedures and really don't even try to keep up with those where my medical well being is not concerned. Therefore I usually have a lot of questions and this was not an exception. I was greatly appreciative of the time and patience given me.
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Jun 23, 2019
like family
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Jun 11, 2019
very patient, took his time to listen to my concerns, answer all my questions in a very professional manner.He took his time, as if I was the only patient he was seeing. When he talked to me, he looked me in my eyes. He's a great Doctor.
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Jun 8, 2019
I want to thank Dr Surapaneni and BSW for getting me into the research program with Keytruda for my cancer plan. I trust Dr,, Suraoaneni and have already recommended him to other cancer friends. He is very caring and always has time for our questions.
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May 29, 2019
Concerned about our concern, listened to us and provided specific information on treatment plan.very informative.
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May 22, 2019
Got a good report and all the staff was very friendly and courteous . The clinic is always very clean
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May 20, 2019
I don't rate people on this type of scale. Dr. Surapaneni has been a very caring, compassionate medical provider and I have been more than pleased with his care.
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