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Richard Calvin Beckendorf, MD

Pulmonary Medicine
Accepts New Patients
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About
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
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 Children with Special Health Care Needs (CSHCN)
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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: Pulmonary Medicine, University Of New Mexico Hospital (2002)
  • Residency: Internal Medicine, University Of Kansas Medical Center (1999)
  • Medical School: Medical Doctor, University Of Texas Medical Branch Hospitals (Galveston)@ (1995)
  • Fellowship: Pulmonary Medicine, University Of New Mexico (2002)
Certifications
  • Critical Care Medicine (Sub-Spec Cert) - American Board of Internal Medicine
  • Pulmonary Disease (Sub-Spec Cert) - American Board of Internal Medicine
  • Internal Medicine (General Cert) - American Board of Internal Medicine
  • Critical Care Medicine (Sub-Spec Cert) - American Board of Internal Medicine/Critica
  • Pulmonary Disease (Sub-Spec Cert) - American Board of Internal Medicine/Pulmona
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, Richard Calvin Beckendorf, MD  has reported no outside relationship with Industry that is applicable to this listing.

Reviews(91)
Overall: 4.8*
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Dec 29, 2019
friendly, thorough, answered questions, very satisfactory care.
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Dec 28, 2019
we love Dr Beckondorf, he is so kind and caring. very compassionate
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Dec 28, 2019
takes time to listen to your problems
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Dec 21, 2019
awesome Dr
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Dec 17, 2019
Established rapport , great provider.
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Nov 29, 2019
He is not only a great Doctor.He also help me get better and try to stay this way.
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Nov 15, 2019
Very knowledgeable & concerned
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Nov 15, 2019
Everyone was friendly,and had good customer service.
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Nov 13, 2019
Excellent. Kind, knowledgeable, showed concern. Would recommend to anyone.
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Nov 10, 2019
Excellent care.tThe Doctor take care of all your concerns and listen to you. He is vey passionate and my health has improved because of him. He always professional and update about my illness.
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Nov 9, 2019
the dr. wanted to know too much about personal business
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Nov 9, 2019
He showed such interest and concern with my care, and steps to deal with it. Took time to get to know me and explain things to me. I felt amazing when I left his office knowing I had a doctor who truly cares.
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Nov 8, 2019
Very pleased with the staff.
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Nov 8, 2019
tvvery good indeed
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Nov 7, 2019
Dr. Beckendorf is always thorough, concerned, speaks clearly. On a scale of 1-10, he is 12!!!
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Nov 7, 2019
All of the staff and Dr. Beckendorf have always been very friendly and caring.................................
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Nov 5, 2019
I a very fond of Dr. Beckendorf!
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Nov 2, 2019
very carting and listens
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Nov 2, 2019
Dr. Beckendorf excellent doctor he is definitely higher then a 10. Would recommend him with out any doubt.
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Oct 28, 2019
Was a very very good visit
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Oct 26, 2019
Dr. Beckendorf is always courteous, personable and professional. I feel I receive the absolute best care!
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Oct 26, 2019
He always takes the time to explain X-Rays,Scans etc; in terms I can understand.He cares about me; always answering any questions I may have
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Oct 24, 2019
interesting doctor to deal with.
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Oct 24, 2019
Excellent and professional and very caring, the way it should be
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Oct 20, 2019
I have always been treated with respect.
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Oct 17, 2019
He is the best!!! Extremely knowledgeable in all phases of my health.
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Oct 16, 2019
He took the time to listen to my concerns and really hear me. Great doctor.
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Oct 15, 2019
great
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Oct 12, 2019
pleasant, knowledgeable and easily told me of my care and solutions.
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Oct 12, 2019
Dr. Beckenforf is without exception one of the best doctors that Scott and White has. Do NOT run him off! He helps my husband to be healthier....his whole person...not just the breathing.
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Oct 5, 2019
Actively engaged my opinions and concerns. Very good provider!
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Sep 14, 2019
very good
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Sep 7, 2019
excellent care.
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Sep 4, 2019
Very pleased with care and will recommend to others.
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Aug 26, 2019
Listened intently to my thoughts and concerns. He acted as if I was his only appointment and he had no where else to be. Very patient and understanding.
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Aug 18, 2019
Very kind& very attentive.
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Aug 14, 2019
friendly, caring, and patient.
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Aug 13, 2019
He took time to listen to and even suggest a consult to another Doctor about another problem He thinks I might have .
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Aug 13, 2019
Great experience for seeing a new provider (my previous provider left)!
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Aug 8, 2019
The staff was very efficient yet caring. The doctor explained everything and made sure I understood the diagnosis, possible underlying causes, and course of treatment. I could not have had a better experience.
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Aug 6, 2019
very caring
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Aug 5, 2019
Dr. B was extremely good about explaining the details and impacts of the PFT.
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Aug 3, 2019
I did not care for him at first visit. this visit was much better. his way of talking to me was not to my liking. but there was nothing but difference in the way we approach another in conversation. he was considerate of me and my opinions. I think he will grow on me as we see each other each year.
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Aug 2, 2019
excellent service and care
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Jul 31, 2019
appreciate Dr Beckendorff's answers to questtions & consideration of my concerns regardi g treatment.
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