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Sahil Bakshi, DO

Cardiovascular Disease
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Sahil Bakshi, DO is board certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine in Cardiovascular Disease. He has a special interest in preventative cardiology, women and heart disease, valvular heart disease, and pulmonary hypertension. He currently serves as the medical director of the Pulmonary Hypertension Center, and physician leader of Informatics at The Heart Hospital Baylor Plano. He is a member of the American College of Cardiology, the Pulmonary Hypertension Association, and is a founding member of the Society for Cardiovascular CT. While completing his fellowship in Cardiology at the Ochsner Clinic Foundation, he was named Chief Cardiology Fellow in 2004-2005 and served on the Medical Education Curriculum Committee. He also served on the Book Review Committee for the Doody Publishing House and was given the Best Case Presentation award at the American College of Chest Physicians Annual Meeting in 2003. He completed his residency in Internal Medicine at Presbyterian Hospital of Dallas and his D.O. degree from Oklahoma State University College of Osteopathic Medicine where he was on the Dean's Honor Roll and graduated first in his class. As an undergraduate at the University of Oklahoma, where he received his Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology, Dr. Bakshi was active in the Asian American community and served as Asian American Student Association President and received the Outstanding Asian American Award. He continues to remain active in the community.

LanguagesEnglish, Hindi, Punjabi
Ages SeenAdults, Geriatrics
Hospital Affiliations
  • Baylor Scott & White The Heart Hospital - Denton
  • Baylor Scott & White The Heart Hospital - Plano
  • Baylor Scott & White Medical Center - McKinney
  • Baylor Scott & White Medical Center - Plano
  • Baylor Scott & White Medical Center - Frisco
Insurance Accepted
*Accepted plans and benefits may vary by location.
INSURANCE PLAN
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Aetna - HMO
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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 - QPOS
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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 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 - Federal Select PPO
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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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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 - Open Access Plus
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Cigna - PPO
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First Health - First Health PPO
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FirstCare Health Plans - BSW Preferred HMO Network - Group
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FirstCare Health Plans - FirstCare Access PPO Network
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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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Healthscope - DART ACO
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Healthscope - DART ACO Flex
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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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Humana - ChoiceCare Preferred Network
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Humana - Commercial PPO Plans
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Humana - Medicare Advantage Plans
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Imagine Health - EPN
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Medicaid - Traditional Medicaid
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Medicare - Traditional Medicare
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PHCS Network - Beech Street of Texas PPO
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PHCS Network - Private Health Care System PPO
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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 HMO - Individual Marketplace
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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-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 Network-Group
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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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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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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 - 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 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 - 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
  • Education: Oklahoma State University (1999)
  • Medical School: Oklahoma State University - Tulsa (1999)
  • Residency: Internal Medicine, Presbyterian Hospital Of Dallas (2002)
  • Fellowship: Cardiology, Ochsner Clinic Foundation (2005)
Certifications
  • Cardiovascular Disease - American Board of Internal Med/Cardiovascular 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 Aug 25, 2020, Sahil Bakshi, DO  has reported no outside relationship with Industry that is applicable to this listing.

Reviews(332)
Overall: 4.9*
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Apr 16, 2021
Excellent.
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Apr 16, 2021
I've been treated by Dr Bakshi at Legacy heart for the last 12 years, and I'm very happy with the way they have cared for. they have always went out of their way to make sure I was treated very well. I have always recommend them to every one.
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Apr 15, 2021
Always professional and takes time to discuss my health.
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Apr 14, 2021
Dr. Bakshi is an excellent MD. He is the most caring doctor I've ever had. He's very explanatory & makes certain I understand and answers all of my questions.
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Apr 13, 2021
Dr. Bakshi is professional, courteous, knowledgeable and supportive. He always answers all my questions and addresses my concerns.
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Apr 13, 2021
Dr. Bakshi always listens to any concerns I may have, and he spends as much time may be needed to respond to them.
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Apr 10, 2021
Dr. Bakshi is a very caring doctor.
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Apr 9, 2021
Dr. Bakshi and medical staff are great. Receptionists seemed bored and disinterested. At least one playing with phone not even noticing me waiting.
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Apr 6, 2021
perfect
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Apr 1, 2021
Dr B has been by side over the past 8 years and has awesome bed side manors and personality, and he knows how to take the stress and fear away calmly. I highly recommend him and he should train others!
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Apr 1, 2021
Love the doctor, hate the office
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Mar 29, 2021
Absolutely the best!!
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Mar 25, 2021
Dr. Bakshi is one of the most kind, caring, concerned and knowledgeable doctors I have been to. He's the best!
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Mar 25, 2021
very good
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Mar 24, 2021
Dr. Bakshi is the best. Never rushes always answers my questions with thoughtful answers.
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Mar 22, 2021
When I went into my visit I was worried about certain things when I left I felt not only encouraged but empowered
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Mar 20, 2021
every thing was great
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Mar 19, 2021
Dr. Bakshi explains things well, is kind, compassionate and easy to talk to. I have total confidence turning over my health problems to him.
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Mar 19, 2021
Excellent care.
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Mar 19, 2021
Very good
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Mar 16, 2021
extremely satisfied
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Mar 16, 2021
very professional care
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Mar 15, 2021
courteous and professional.
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Mar 14, 2021
went great very satis6
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Mar 13, 2021
Excellent
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Mar 13, 2021
very professional
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Mar 12, 2021
great experience- I'm a new patient
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Mar 12, 2021
I feel like they all treat me like family. I love this practice and I tell everyone how wonderful they are. Dr. Bakshi and is staff are fabulous!!
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Mar 12, 2021
Dr Bakshi and staff very professional. Appreciated their attention to my concerns and their expertise.
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Mar 11, 2021
Dr. Bakshi is, hands down, the best doctor I see. His nurse who greeted me was exceptional.
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Mar 11, 2021
He's kept me alive for the last 13 years.
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Mar 11, 2021
very professional!
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Mar 11, 2021
Bakshe is by far the best doc in my stable of providers.
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Mar 11, 2021
the best
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Mar 11, 2021
The doctor has a wonderful bedside manner and personality. I always look forward to seeing him.Hetakes his time and explains everything well. I really like him and he will continue to be my cardiologist.
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Mar 10, 2021
I think he is excellent!
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Mar 10, 2021
He is caring, compassionate, knowledgeable, and clear and concise with all communication. He just couldn't be better.
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Mar 6, 2021
I appreciated his interest in discussing my health issues. He was very respectful and listened to my concerns. I would recommend Dr Bakshi to others.
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Mar 5, 2021
Dr Bakshi is one of the kindest, most informative and caring doctors I have ever had. He makes everything easy ri understand and genuinely cares about what you have to say.
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Mar 4, 2021
I had a very pleasant experience with the care provider. Thank you!
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Mar 4, 2021
Excellent care and support!
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Mar 4, 2021
CARING , explaining all details of my test!
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Mar 3, 2021
informative, sincere and made sure that I understood what he was explaining to me
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Feb 27, 2021
He takes the time to answer my questions and truly is interested in what I have to say. He offers options and explains them very well without talking down to me. He's the best!
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Feb 27, 2021
He really cares about your health and well being
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Feb 25, 2021
Dr. Bakshi was very professional and not only listened to me, but gave me extra information about my concerns.
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Feb 25, 2021
extremely knowledgeable, professional and as always easy to relate to. I feel extremely confident in his care!
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Feb 24, 2021
Dr Bakshi is kind and compassionate. I always feel like he is genuinely concerned about me as a patient. He is thorough and answers all of my questions.
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Feb 24, 2021
Dr Bakshi and his assistant were very professional and looked at my history thoroughly. He prescribed a new blood pressure medicine and recommended I get a new BP machine to test my pressure. He set up a stress test to take in March with a follow up visit.
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Feb 12, 2021
I felt very at ease
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Feb 11, 2021
understanding with a caring attitude
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Feb 2, 2021
I have already recommended this doctor to a friend who is now a patient of Dr. Bakshi and she is very pleased with his services too.
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Feb 2, 2021
Dr. Bakshi is the best. Smart as a whip and carring. Also I never feel rushed. Great bedside manners. I'm lucky to have him as my cardiologist.
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Feb 1, 2021
excellent
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Jan 31, 2021
Professional, caring and knowledgeable.
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Jan 29, 2021
Dr. Bakshi was very friendly and explained everything exceedingly well.
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Jan 29, 2021
Visiting with Dr. Bakshi is the greatest possible experience; he is kind, gentle and extremely professional!
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Jan 29, 2021
Dr. Bakshi is a wonderful doctor and takes all the time you need to answer your questions. I feel trust him completely and will highly recommend him to my friends.
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Jan 28, 2021
He is the most caring physician I have everhad. Sincerely concerned about my health.
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Jan 27, 2021
Dr Bakshi is one of the most caring individuals I've ever met. He is incredibly knowledgeable and also a great listener. He genuinely cares about your well-being and any/all issues impacting your condition. I'm also impress by his willingness to partner and coordinate care with my other providers. He is exceptional! I've referred several friends to him.
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Jan 25, 2021
Always compassionate, genuinely cares about his patients.
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Jan 24, 2021
Always has caring attitude. Never rushes me. Explains everything.
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Jan 23, 2021
my problem is being taken care of as quickly as possible..
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Jan 22, 2021
as always very professional!
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Jan 21, 2021
excellent care and service
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Jan 19, 2021
Very thorough, and friendly
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Jan 19, 2021
Vey knowledgeable - great bed-side manners.
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Jan 18, 2021
I have always liked my time spent with Dr. Bakshi. He is very thorough and explains my situation very well.
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Jan 18, 2021
Dr. Bakshi is awesome and so patient and kind. Loved my visit!!
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Jan 16, 2021
very caring physician
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Jan 15, 2021
Dr. Bakshi is great! Really takes the time to listen and discuss things with the patient.
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Jan 15, 2021
i was very pleased with all aspects of my visit
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Jan 14, 2021
Dr. Bakshi is incredibly caring and takes plenty of time to explain my problems and makes sure I feel comfortable about my treatment before he leaves the room.
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Jan 14, 2021
extremely personable, makes you feel at ease and very trusting in his expertise.
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Jan 13, 2021
This is my favorite provider!
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Jan 10, 2021
I have been a patient of Dr Bakski for many years, I am extremely pleased with the medical care and professionalism he provides to me.
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Jan 8, 2021
love love love Dr Bakshi! genuinely kind and talented provider
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Jan 8, 2021
Dr Bakshi truly cares about patients it would be hard to find better
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Jan 7, 2021
Dr. Bakshi is the best. Rest of staff here is fantastic
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Dec 31, 2020
first visit. very reasonable and professional.
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Dec 30, 2020
She did very well during my procedure! Very supportive!
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Dec 25, 2020
wasn't rushedgood experienceDr. Bakshi very careing
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Dec 21, 2020
dr bakshi has a thorough knowledge of heart issues. he is also great at explaining the problem and possible solutions, including me in the discussion, and showing kindness and concern. I appreciate him.
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Dec 20, 2020
Very personable! Great bedside manner! knowledgeable.
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Dec 20, 2020
having to visit a cardiologist can sometimes be scary, but he always reassured me that my health is fine and he is available iif I need him.
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Dec 20, 2020
highly recommend this doctor. felt he really cared what my concerns were and explained throughly process of future visits.
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Dec 19, 2020
Since the beginning, overall excellence in providing compassionate care. Thank you
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Dec 19, 2020
I wish all doctors and facilities were like this.
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Dec 16, 2020
Very thorough and friendly
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Dec 15, 2020
Doctor is wonderful. Great experience.
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Dec 13, 2020
Always so friendly and puts me at ease. He quickly answers my questions very thoroughly.
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Dec 11, 2020
Dr. Bakshi immediately made me feel at easy. He spend as much time as I needed...answering all my questions.
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Dec 11, 2020
Dr. Bakshi is always very caring and thorough and friendly.
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Dec 8, 2020
excellent
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Dec 3, 2020
great MD patient rapport
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Dec 3, 2020
He is very thorough. Gives full explanations and descriptions of care recommended. He takes his time answering any questions which I pose. He allowed phone contact to my wife during visit which was helpful.
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Nov 23, 2020
Dr. Bakshi was very informative, professional and explained the rational regarding all of the tests he was ordering
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Nov 23, 2020
truly respect Dr Bakshi and so glad to have him as my physician. staff are always top notch.
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Nov 22, 2020
Always friendly very helpful and knowledgable.
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Nov 22, 2020
I really like Dr Bakshi. I've been a patient of his for 14 years. He is a great doctor but he rushed in and out too quickly.
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Nov 21, 2020
Very good
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Nov 21, 2020
Dr. Bakshi shows real concern for the patient, treats them in a friendly yet respectful way and exudes confidence. He clearly explains the treatment, procedure, tests or medications and their effects. I would rate him as an excellent doctor that is very personable and approachable.
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Nov 19, 2020
excellent as always
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Nov 17, 2020
addressed my concerns and put into action a plan even offering to work with another doctor to help us determine what was causing my problem
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Nov 16, 2020
Dr Bakshi and staff pay close attention to my care and are excellent communicators, both listening and explaining as we discuss my treatment. I receive outstanding care from them.
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Nov 14, 2020
Very friendly staff show care of patient and explains services that will be done. Dr Bakshi takes time to explain and put my mind at ease for my condition. Love and highly recommend this office and doctor!
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Nov 12, 2020
Very professional and knowledgeable. Explained in terms that I could understand and walked me through the process. Answered all my questions leaving no doubt in mind. Also a great sense of humor.
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