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Rakesh Surapaneni, MD

Hematologic Oncology, Medical Oncology

Accepts New Patients
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About Rakesh Surapaneni, MD

Dr. Surapaneni has been recognized as a Top Doc 2021 and 2023 by Austin Monthly Magazine. Winners are nominated by their peers as among the best in their region/nation in their medical specialty.


LanguagesEnglish, Hindi, Telugu
Ages SeenAdults, Geriatrics
Hospital Affiliations
  • Baylor Scott & White Medical Center - Pflugerville
  • Baylor Scott & White Continuing Care Hospital - Temple
  • Baylor Scott & White Medical Center - Buda
  • Baylor Scott & White Medical Center - Taylor
  • Baylor Scott & White Medical Center - Temple
  • Baylor Scott & White Medical Center - Round Rock
  • Baylor Scott & White Medical Center - Lakeway
  • Baylor Scott & White Medical Center - Austin
Insurance Accepted
*Accepted plans and benefits may vary by location.
INSURANCE PLAN
ACCEPTS NEW PATIENTS
Aetna - Aetna Signature Administrators
Accepts New Patients
Aetna - Choice POS II
Accepts New Patients
Aetna - Elect Choice
Accepts New Patients
Aetna - Health Network Only
Aetna - Health Network Option
Accepts New Patients
Aetna - HMO
Accepts New Patients
Aetna - Managed Choice
Accepts New Patients
Aetna - Open Access Elect Choice
Accepts New Patients
Aetna - Open Access HMO
Aetna - Open Access Managed Choice
Accepts New Patients
Aetna - Open Access Select
Accepts New Patients
Aetna - Open Choice PPO
Accepts New Patients
Aetna - QPOS
Accepts New Patients
Aetna - Select SM
Accepts New Patients
Aetna - US Access
Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Access PPO
Accepts New Patients
Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Extended PPO
Accepts New Patients
Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Plus HMO-Group
Accepts New Patients
Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Plus PPO-Group
Accepts New Patients
Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - BSW SeniorCare Advantage HMO
Accepts New Patients
Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - BSW SeniorCare Advantage PPO
Accepts New Patients
Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - BSWH Employee Network - PPO & HSA
Accepts New Patients
Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - BSWH Employee Network - SEQA & EQA
Accepts New Patients
Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - EPO Network-Group
Accepts New Patients
Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - EPO Network-Individual/Family
Accepts New Patients
Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - ERS BSW Preferred HMO Network
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Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - Hendrick Health Employee Plan
Accepts New Patients
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 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
Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Advantage Gold
Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Advantage HMO
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Advantage Silver
Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Choice Plus
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
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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Brookshire Brothers - Brookshire Brothers Employee Plan (Nexcaliber)
Cigna - CAC Plan
Cigna - Cigna Choice Fund
Accepts New Patients
Cigna - EPO
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Cigna - Flexcare
Cigna - HMO
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Cigna - HMO Open Access
Accepts New Patients
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
Accepts New Patients
Cigna - Network POS
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Cigna - Open Access Plus
Accepts New Patients
Cigna - POS
Accepts New Patients
Cigna - POS Open Access
Accepts New Patients
Cigna - PPO
Accepts New Patients
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
FirstCare Health Plans - BSW Plus HMO
Accepts New Patients
FirstCare Health Plans - BSW Plus PPO
Accepts New Patients
FirstCare Health Plans - CHIP
Accepts New Patients
FirstCare Health Plans - FirstCare Advantage Dual SNP (HMO SNP)
Accepts New Patients
FirstCare Health Plans - Hendrick Health Employee Plan
Accepts New Patients
FirstCare Health Plans - STAR Medicaid - MRSA
Accepts New Patients
Galaxy Health Network - Galaxy Health Network
Gladney Center - Gladney Center
Healthscope - DART ACO
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Healthscope - DART ACO Flex
Accepts New Patients
HealthSmart - ACCEL Network
HealthSmart - HealthSmart PPO
HealthSmart - HealthSmart Preferred Care EPO
HealthSmart - HealthSmart Preferred Care GEPO
HealthSmart - Preferred Network
Humana Behavioral - Tricare Members Only
Accepts New Patients
Humana - ChoiceCare
Accepts New Patients
Humana - ChoiceCare Preferred Network
Humana - Commercial HMO Plans
Accepts New Patients
Humana - Commercial PPO Plans
Accepts New Patients
Humana - Humana Preferred
Accepts New Patients
Humana - Medicare Advantage Plans (exclude Southwestern Health Resources Network)
Accepts New Patients
Humana - National POS
Accepts New Patients
Imagine Health - EPN
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
Medical Development International - MDI
Medicare Railroad - Medicare Railroad
Accepts New Patients
Medicare - Traditional Medicare
Accepts New Patients
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
PHCS Network - Private Health Care SYstem PPO
Reny Company - Workers Comp
Rockport - Workers Comp
Scott & White Health Plan - RightCare STAR Medicaid Network
Accepts New Patients
Sedgwick Preferred Network f/k/a Southwest Medical - Workers Comp
Superior Vision - Superior Vision
Superior - Ambetter Balance Care - Silver
Superior - Ambetter Secure Care - Gold
Superior - CHIP
Accepts New Patients
Superior - CHIP Perinate
Accepts New Patients
Superior - Foster Care
Accepts New Patients
Superior - STAR
Accepts New Patients
Superior - STAR+PLUS
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Three Rivers Network - Three Rivers Network
Tricare - Tricare Extra
Accepts New Patients
Tricare - Tricare Prime
Accepts New Patients
Tricare - Tricare Select
Accepts New Patients
TriWest - VA-PCCC
United Behavioral Healthcare/Optum - United Behavioral Healthcare/Optum
UnitedHealth - AARP Medicare Complete
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
Accepts New Patients
UnitedHealth - Core EPO
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UnitedHealth - Core HMO
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UnitedHealth - Dual Complete Medicare Advantage
UnitedHealth - Group Medicare Advantage
UnitedHealth - Medicare Complete
UnitedHealth - Medicare Gold
UnitedHealth - Medicare Silver
UnitedHealth - Navigate EPO
Accepts New Patients
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
UnitedHealth - Options PPO
Accepts New Patients
UnitedHealth - PPO
Accepts New Patients
UnitedHealth - Secure Horizons
UnitedHealth - Select +
Accepts New Patients
UnitedHealth - Select EPO
Accepts New Patients
UnitedHealth - Select HMO
Accepts New Patients
UnitedHealth - Select Plus POS
Accepts New Patients
UnitedHealth - STAR
UnitedHealth - STAR Kids
UnitedHealth - STAR+PLUS
UnitedHealth - UHC West Signature Value Gated HMO
University Mary Hardin - Baylor-Employee Benefit Plan
Your rights and protections against surprise medical bills

Insurance listings are subject to change without prior notice. Please call your physician's office or your health or insurance plan to verify coverage information prior to scheduling your visit or procedure. Not all members participating in contracted networks have "in network" access. In network participation may change from time to time without prior notice. Independent providers (which could include, for example only, anesthesiologists, radiologists, pathologists, emergency medicine physicians, advance practice professionals, and other independent providers of health care services) may deliver part of your care, and such providers may be considered out-of-network on your health and insurance plans even if the Facility may be considered in network. If you desire additional information as to the providers who may be involved in providing your care, you can either ask your treating provider (who may know some of the specialists or groups who could be involved) or you can request a list of Facility-based physician groups by calling the following toll free number: (877) 810-0372. This list is updated annually and is subject to change without prior notice.

Background

Education
  • Medical School: Medical Doctor, Siddhartha Medical College (2001)
  • Residency: Internal Medicine, Crozer-Chester Medical Center (2006)
  • Fellowship: Hematology/Oncology, Cooper Medical School of Rowan University (2012)
Certifications
  • Hematology - American Board of Internal Med/Hematology
  • Internal Medicine - American Board of Internal Med
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, Rakesh Surapaneni, MD  has reported no outside relationship with Industry that is applicable to this listing.

Reviews (159) for Rakesh Surapaneni, MD

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Jan 11, 2023
Best and has been for a long time.
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Jan 10, 2023
I switched oncologists and he thoroughly went through my history and made some suggestions for testing that no one else suggested. I'm very happy I switched to him.
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Jan 4, 2023
Very through, & caring.
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Dec 21, 2022
Very knowledgeable and helpful
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Dec 20, 2022
He provided Oncology Hematology medicine and Treatment
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Dec 14, 2022
Professional, knowledgeable, pleasant, informative,
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Dec 13, 2022
I feel he's got a very good personality however I don't feel he was as direct and straightforward as I needed him to be.
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Dec 10, 2022
Good follow up visit
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Dec 9, 2022
My visit with the doctor was great. He took time to listen to what My concerns were and answers all of my questions with respect and care.
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Dec 7, 2022
Very knowledgeable.
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Nov 29, 2022
Dr. Surapaneni listens and it is obvious his main concern is your health.
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Nov 29, 2022
He had time for me. He sat with me and explained all previous test results even though he didn't order for them. He's calm and doesn't behave like he's in a hurry, you're just one of many I felt seen and listened to.
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Nov 26, 2022
Dr. Surapaneni's medical knowledge is very comforting.
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Nov 22, 2022
Patient, very knowledgeable and caring
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Nov 20, 2022
Great personality, very helpful, and understanding.
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Nov 16, 2022
Excellent communication. The doctor explained the facts in a clear and realistic way - neither offering false hope nor painting the worst possible picture. The doctor was approachable and open to answer any question that we had
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Nov 16, 2022
Very relatable Dr.
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Nov 11, 2022
He is very knowledgeable and takes his time with any questions I ask. Very glad that he's my doctor.
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Nov 10, 2022
Very Professional.
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Nov 10, 2022
He gives a lot of information and support.
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Nov 8, 2022
He's always very thorough and listens carefully to what I have to say.
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Nov 5, 2022
Dr. Surapaneni is one of my favorite doctor. He is good and care about his patients. It's so comfortable to talk to him.
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Nov 2, 2022
Took time to go over the concerns of anemia to make sure there is no underlying conditions.
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Nov 1, 2022
Knowledgeable. Respectful. Listens. Cares
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Oct 29, 2022
Love the doctor. Very thorough and caring.
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Oct 26, 2022
Dr Surapaneni is very knowledgeable and takes time to answer all of my questions in a clear manner. He demonstrates genuine concern for your well being and informs you what he is looking for and and encourages you to also ask questions.
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Oct 25, 2022
Very thorough, supportive and communicates well, along with being a great oncologist.
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Oct 25, 2022
Took time to explain. Very informative
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Oct 22, 2022
Very conscientious doctor. Best ever.
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Oct 22, 2022
Dr Surapaneni is wonderful. So kind & relatable. Would recommend him to anyone and have.
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Oct 20, 2022
Dr Surapaneni was very soft spoken and I felt like he had my best interest in mind while speaking to me.
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Oct 19, 2022
Dr very informative and helpful
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Oct 15, 2022
He is thorough and a joy to see each year.Have total confidence in him.
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Oct 14, 2022
So caring, thorough, Informative and kind.
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Oct 12, 2022
Compten, Friendly
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Oct 12, 2022
He is good listener. He provided answers for all my concerns. And he tolerated my silliness.
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Oct 11, 2022
Love him-great Dr
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Oct 8, 2022
So caring. Never rushed me. Answered all my questions. Amazing physician!
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Oct 4, 2022
Dr Surapanlni is very caring very knowledgeable and answers all my questions always
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Oct 2, 2022
Made sure I understood everything ,, great doctor
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Oct 1, 2022
Caring, compassionate, knowledgeable, communicative
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Sep 30, 2022
He was very professional, personable and answered my questions. Felt comfortable with him and trusting him to treat my Multiple Myeloma going forward.
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Sep 27, 2022
Doctor S, seems to ask and answer all questions I would expect and have
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Sep 26, 2022
He is definitely the best
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Sep 23, 2022
Dr.SURAPANENI has helped me with the utmost care and direction to maintain a high quality of life while battling my Merkel Cell carcinoma and I am forever grateful.
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Sep 18, 2022
Very professional
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Sep 17, 2022
Very knowledgeable and good listener
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Sep 15, 2022
Caring considerate informative
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Sep 13, 2022
Excellent
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Sep 13, 2022
Very caring, friendly and personable!
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Sep 11, 2022
I trust this oncologist and he's always pleasant to meet with to discuss my options and best care for my situation.
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Sep 10, 2022
Dr S is the best!
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Sep 8, 2022
Great thanks
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Sep 2, 2022
Gave clear direct information, explained, answered questions, spoke clearly--was great1
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Sep 1, 2022
Professional
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Aug 29, 2022
Excellent doctor
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Aug 25, 2022
Great patient attitude
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Aug 20, 2022
He is a very good Dr. He gives good advice about my care and listen to what I have to say. He's very passionate about my care.
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Aug 19, 2022
He has been my oncologist from the start of my cancer. He is kind, considerate and always gives me the best advise on my condition.
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Aug 19, 2022
Have been seeing him for years now and have always felt comfortable and had good health results with him.
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Aug 10, 2022
Experienced compassionate easy to talk to
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Aug 9, 2022
Dr Surapenini has worked w me since I began cancer treatment over a year ago. He is excellent and kind. Medical practice at its bedt.
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