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Sameer Gokuldas Jhavar, MD

Radiation Oncology
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About
Dr. Jhavar has been a radiation oncologist for almost 15 years. He completed a residency in radiation oncology and a fellowship from the Tata Memorial Hospital in Mumbai, India. He has spent the last 15 years completing a PhD from London University and doing cancer research in such prestigious institutions as the Medical Research Council, UK and National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD. Dr. Jhavar is board certified in radiation oncology by the American Board of Radiology. He has published in renowned journals, like Nature, Lancet Oncology, Nature Genetics, the British Journal of Cancer and Journal of Clinical Pathology, to name a few. Dr. Jhavar is an investigator/co-investigator/sub-investigator for several research councils, including the SWOG Study Chair. Dr. Jhavar specializes in treating prostate cancer uses carefully targeted, high-doses of radiation energy to destroy or damage cancer cells. His expertise includes conformal radiation therapy (CRT), intensity-modulated radiation therapy (IMRT), image-guided radiation therapy (IGRT) and high-dose rate (HDR) and low-dose rate (LDR) brachytherapy. As an adjunct assistant professor in the College of Medicine, Texas A&M University, Dr. Jhavar instructs medical students, residents and fellows. He is a member of several organizations, including the American Board of Radiology and the American Society for Therapeutic Radiology and Oncology.

LanguagesEnglish
Ages SeenChildren (ages 3-11), Adults, Geriatrics, Adolescents (ages 12-18)
Hospital Affiliations
  • Baylor Scott & White Medical Center - Waxahachie
  • Baylor Scott & White Medical Center - College Station
  • Baylor Scott & White Medical Center - Hillcrest
  • Baylor Scott & White Medical Center - Round Rock
  • Baylor Scott & White Medical Center - Temple
Insurance Accepted
*Accepted plans and benefits may vary by location.
INSURANCE PLAN
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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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Humana Behavioral - Tricare Members only
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Magellan - CHIP
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Magellan - Navigator Networks
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Magellan - Pinnacle Networks
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Magellan - STAR
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Magellan - STAR Kids
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Magellan - Summit Networks
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Medicare - Traditional Medicare
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Medicare Railroad - Medicare Railroad
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Scott & White Health Plan - HMO Network-Group-ORX Broad
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Scott & White Health Plan - HMO Network-Individual/Family-ORX Broad
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Scott & White Health Plan - HMO Network - Large Group
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Scott & White Health Plan - PPO Network-Group-ORX Broad
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Scott & White Health Plan - EPO Network-Group-ORX Broad
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Scott & White Health Plan - EPO Network-Individual/Family-ORX Broad
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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 - Cigna PPO Network - Out-of-Area Member Plan
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Scott & White Health Plan - Texas Statewide PPO
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Scott & White Health Plan - PHCS/OPTUM - PPO Network - Out-of-Area Member Plan
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Scott & White Health Plan - 2018 SeniorCare (Cost) Network
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Scott & White Health Plan - McLane Group Network
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Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Preferred HMO Network-ORX Broad
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Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Preferred PPO Network-ORX Broad
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Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Preferred EPO Network-ORX Broad
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Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Preferred HMO - Large Group
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Scott & White Health Plan - ERS BSW Preferred HMO Network
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Scott & White Health Plan - TRS - Active Care Participants Network
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Scott & White Health Plan - 2018 Vital Traditions Medicare Advantage Network (HMO)
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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 - RightCare STAR Medicaid 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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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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TriWest - VA-PCCC
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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
  • Education: Bachelor of Medicine/Surgery, Shri Bhausaheb Hire Government Medical College Dhule (1994)
  • Fellowship: Cancer Genetics, University Of London (2008)
  • Residency: Radiation Oncology, Texas A And M College Of Medicine/scott And White (2016)
  • Internship: Radiation Oncology, Texas A And M College Of Medicine/scott And White (2013)
Certifications
  • Radiation Oncology (General Cert) - Amer Osteopathic Brd of Radiology/Rad Oncology
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 Mar 4, 2019, Sameer Gokuldas Jhavar, MD  has reported no outside relationship with Industry that is applicable to this listing.

Reviews(39)
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Jun 4, 2019
Everything was more than okey.
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May 30, 2019
The personnel in the cancer radiation department are great!
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May 25, 2019
A great Dr. I was very comfortable talking to him. I was never rushed. Answered all our questions. He built a trust with us. He has a great sense of humor which helped put me at ease. Definitely an asset to the hospital.
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May 21, 2019
If a person needs this specialty, then I would highly recommend him! very kind and caring manner was shown
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May 14, 2019
courtesy, honesty about treatment options, answered my questions in a straight forward manner.
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May 10, 2019
Dr Jhavar is very caring. Calls me with lab results before I have even seen them.
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Apr 18, 2019
Very Good Provider!!!
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Apr 16, 2019
they explained my problem very well and took the time to do so.
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Apr 8, 2019
patient and informative
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Apr 4, 2019
Really cares about providing the best service.
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Mar 24, 2019
Very personable and thorough in addressing all aspects of my condition and the rationale for the recommended treatment plan.
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Mar 22, 2019
was very informative on my procedure for my treatment.
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Mar 12, 2019
I have been treated with respect, professionalism and love.
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Feb 21, 2019
Dr. Jhavar provides excellent care.
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Feb 15, 2019
I haven\'t had cancer before, but I\'m an experienced retired professional and I have had many doctors over the years. I can say with certainty that I got VERY lucky when I was referred to Dr. Jhavar. He is extremely intelligent, compassionate, and experienced. He has treated me in the best possible manner that I could ever have expected. Obviously with my cancer condition, I am trusting his treatment with my life, and there is no other doctor I would rather trust with that task! Additionally, the entire staff from the desk personnel, nurses, and radiation therapists have been wonderful beyond my expectations. Please know that I typically don\'t give this type of praise lightly, but without a doubt they have ALL EARNED IT! As a younger person might say....The S&W Radiology/Oncology Department ROCKS!
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Feb 15, 2019
extremely pleased. he is an excellent doctor and a nice person
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Feb 5, 2019
wonderful
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Feb 4, 2019
Dr. Jhavar is always attentive, listens, and offers helpful advice and counsel.
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Jan 30, 2019
Excellent care provider.
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Jan 25, 2019
good
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Jan 24, 2019
follow up on successful cancer treatment. the dr. is always very personable and thorough.
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