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Richard Calvin Beckendorf, MD

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

LanguagesEnglish
Ages SeenAdults, Geriatrics
Hospital Affiliations
  • Baylor Scott & White Continuing Care Hospital - Temple
  • Baylor Scott & White Medical Center - Temple
  • Baylor Scott & White Medical Center - Round Rock
  • Baylor Scott & White Medical Center - Taylor
  • Baylor Scott & White Medical Center - Buda
  • Baylor Scott & White Medical Center - Austin
  • Baylor Scott & White Medical Center - Lakeway
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 Option
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Aetna - HMO
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Aetna - Managed Choice
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Aetna - Open Access Elect Choice
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Aetna - Open Access Managed Choice
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Aetna - Open Access Select
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Aetna - Open Choice PPO
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Aetna - QPOS
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Aetna - Select SM
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Baylor Scott & White Quality Alliance - DFW ConnectedCare
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Advantage HMO
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Choice PPO
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Essentials
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Essentials Access HMO
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Premier
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Premier Open Access HMO
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Indemnity
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Medicare Advantage
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Medicare Advantage - EFH Retirees
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Medicare Advantage - Oncor
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - ParPlan
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - STAR Kids
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Traditional
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Cigna - Cigna Choice Fund
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Cigna - EPO
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Cigna - HMO
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Cigna - HMO Open Acces
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Cigna - HMO/POS
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Cigna - LocalPlus
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Cigna - LocalPlusIN
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Cigna - Network
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Cigna - Network Open Access
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Cigna - Network POS
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Cigna - Open Access Plus
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Cigna - POS
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Cigna - POS Open Access
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Cigna - PPO
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FirstCare Health Plans - CHIP
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FirstCare Health Plans - FirstCare Access PPO Network
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FirstCare Health Plans - FirstCare Advantage Dual SNP (HMO SNP)
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FirstCare Health Plans - FirstCare Select HMO Network
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FirstCare Health Plans - FirstCare Select Plus HMO Network
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FirstCare Health Plans - STAR Medicaid - MRSA
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Healthscope - DART ACO
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Healthscope - DART ACO Flex
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Humana Behavioral - Tricare Members only
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Humana - ChoiceCare
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Humana - Commercial HMO Plans
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Humana - Commercial PPO Plans
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Humana - Humana Preferred
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Humana - Medicare Advantage Plans (exclude Southwestern Health Resources Network)
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Humana - National POS
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Medicare Railroad - Medicare Railroad
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Medicare - Traditional Medicare
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Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Plus HMO
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Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Plus PPO
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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 - Group
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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 - CHIP
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Superior - CHIP Perinate
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Superior - Foster Care
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Superior - STAR
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Superior - STAR+PLUS
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Tricare - Tricare Extra
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Tricare - Tricare Prime
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Tricare - Tricare Select
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UnitedHealth - Charter EPO
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UnitedHealth - Charter HMO
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UnitedHealth - Charter POS
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UnitedHealth - Choice +HMO
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UnitedHealth - Choice EPO
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UnitedHealth - Choice HMO
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UnitedHealth - Choice Plus POS
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UnitedHealth - Core Choice Plus POS
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UnitedHealth - Core EPO
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UnitedHealth - Core HMO
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UnitedHealth - Navigate EPO
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UnitedHealth - Navigate HMO
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UnitedHealth - Navigate HMO+
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UnitedHealth - Navigate POS
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UnitedHealth - Options PPO
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UnitedHealth - PPO
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UnitedHealth - Select +
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UnitedHealth - Select EPO
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UnitedHealth - Select HMO
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UnitedHealth - Select Plus POS
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Insurance listings are subject to change without prior notice. Please call 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
  • Medical School: Medical Doctor, University of Texas Medical Branch Hospitals (Galveston)@ (1995)
  • Residency: Internal Medicine, University of Kansas Medical Center (1999)
  • Fellowship: Pulmonary Medicine, University of New Mexico Hospital (2002)
Certifications
  • Internal Medicine (General Cert) - American Board of Internal Med
  • Critical Care Medicine (Sub-Spec Cert) - American Board of Internal Med/Critical Care Medicine
  • Pulmonary Disease (Sub-Spec Cert) - American Board of Internal Med/Pulmonary Disease
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 11, 2020, Richard Calvin Beckendorf, MD  has reported no outside relationship with Industry that is applicable to this listing.

Reviews(85)
Overall: 4.9*
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Sep 10, 2020
Care Provider was courteous, professional and thorough. His explanations and recommendations were in collaboration with patient and agreed upon.
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Sep 10, 2020
I love Dr B. He truly listens to me and helps me with all my problems. I would love to have him as my primary Dr.
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Sep 10, 2020
Good doctor and he cares about his patients.
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Sep 6, 2020
I am very satisfied with my doctor, he goes over test results with me and takes time with me.
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Sep 5, 2020
love Dr Beckendorf!
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Sep 5, 2020
very efficient
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Sep 4, 2020
very good
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Sep 3, 2020
Already familiar with my conditions having worked with me before.
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Sep 3, 2020
as always a good experience
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Sep 3, 2020
wonderful
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Sep 1, 2020
I felt important
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Aug 27, 2020
Very caring, made helpful comments and recommendations!
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Aug 27, 2020
He's a great doctor with tons of experience. I like the fact that he puts things in layman's terms, and he tells it like it is.!!
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Aug 19, 2020
Very professional, listened and provided options in my health care.
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Aug 14, 2020
He was very nice, made me feel very comfortable. He explained things so I could understand and he followed through with what he said he would do.
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Aug 13, 2020
Dr. Beckendorf is one of the best doctors we see. He always spends time to answer all our questions and explains everything.
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Aug 13, 2020
He s a caring, courteous provider.
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Aug 8, 2020
Dr. Beckendorf is wonderful! He takes time to make sure all concerns are handled in a professional manner.
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Aug 6, 2020
Among other things Dr Beckendorph is a great listener.
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Jul 31, 2020
My experience with this care provider was excellent.
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Jul 17, 2020
I my opinion Dr Beckendorf is one of the finest physicians at S&W!!!!
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Jul 9, 2020
Dr. Beckendorf took the time to really listen. Gave me his full thoughts and let me make my own decision. One of the best experiences I've had at a Dr.'s office!
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Jul 4, 2020
very pleasant& thorough , good soul
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Jul 1, 2020
I believe him to be very compassionate and sincere...he really is awesome.
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Jun 30, 2020
the communication for my health whit my provider was very good.
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Jun 27, 2020
Dr. Beckendorf is the best. Thanks to his care, my asthma is under control and I breathe freely.
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Jun 27, 2020
Dr. Beckendorf has researched Agent Orange data on lung disease in Vietnam Vets caused by chemical exposure to assist me in a claim I've filed thur the Texas Veterans Commission to the V.A.
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Jun 25, 2020
great
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Jun 25, 2020
clearly answered my questions
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Jun 20, 2020
good
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Jun 12, 2020
very good
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Jun 3, 2020
Care was excellent. I feel I got the best of care. Was very impressed.
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Jun 2, 2020
Makes me feel at ease and happy for the visit. The staff around him are super friendly and helpful.
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May 29, 2020
very caring and concerned
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May 28, 2020
the staff and every one are very good also my. doctor
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May 16, 2020
Dr. Beckendorf and his staff always have treated us with the greatest respect. The knowledge of this group is amazing.
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May 15, 2020
I feel that this dr will be able to answer my questions. I feel he is working for my peace of mind.
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May 15, 2020
Dr. Beckendorf has been following my COPD case for several years. He always takes the extra step and is always very concerned and takes the time to go over the AT Scan and also compares it to the previous Scans. I would recommend Dr. Bekcendorf to everyone.
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May 13, 2020
A well run clinic...a very caring physician.
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May 7, 2020
very easy to talk to.
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