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Scott Edward Hecox, MD

Hand & Wrist Surgery
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A native of Canyon Lake, TX, Dr. Hecox specializes in orthopedic hand, elbow and wrist surgery.

He matriculated at the University of Texas Medical Branch for medical school and graduated with highest honors. This was followed by Orthopedic residency at the prestigious Campbell Clinic in Memphis, TN. Dr. Hecox then completed his Hand, Elbow and Wrist Fellowship at The Hand Center of San Antonio.

After a short time on staff for the Orthopedic department at the University of Texas Medical Branch, Dr. Hecox moved to Waco as part of Southwest Sports Medicine and Orthopaedics (SWSMO).

Dr. Hecox is married to Celeste Hecox, MD, a Hillcrest pediatrician. He enjoys spending time with their three children, water skiing and camping.



LanguagesEnglish
Ages SeenAdolescents (ages 12-18), Adults, Geriatrics, Children (ages 3-11), Infants and Toddlers (ages 0-2)
Hospital Affiliations
  • Baylor Scott & White Medical Center - Hillcrest
  • 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 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 - Children's Medical Center Employee Plan
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Cigna - Cigna Choice Fund
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Cigna - City of Dallas Employee Plan
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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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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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TriWest - VA-PCCC
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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. Baylor Scott & White Health does not manage the insurances accepted for this doctor. Please contact the office directly to confirm coverage.
Background
Education
  • Medical School: Medical Doctor, University of Texas Medical Branch - Galveston (2006)
  • Residency: University of Tennessee College of Medicine (2011)
  • Fellowship: The Hand Center of San Antonio (2012)
Certifications
  • Orthopaedic Surgery (General Cert) - American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
  • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery/Surgery of the Hand
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, Scott Edward Hecox, MD  has reported no outside relationship with Industry that is applicable to this listing.

Reviews(289)
Overall: 4.7*
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Sep 12, 2020
Very nice , on time . Satisfied.
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Sep 11, 2020
Dr Hecox and his nurses and staff did an outstanding job!
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Sep 11, 2020
very nice and cordial and efficient
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Sep 5, 2020
Dr. Hecox and the entire staff delivered an impeccable service from the time I walked through the front doors 'til the time I left. The customer service and "bedside manner" was very impressive. God Bless everyone connected to the clinic.
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Sep 3, 2020
awsome
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Sep 1, 2020
always has time for Qs
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Sep 1, 2020
professional, courteous, & to the point
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Sep 1, 2020
He was fine, did not have a serious problem.
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Aug 23, 2020
Smart, efficient care, someone who could relate to my concerns.
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Aug 20, 2020
all my qestions were answered
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Aug 20, 2020
quick deliberate evaluation and treatment
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Aug 20, 2020
Dr. Hecox and his staff are amazing, he explained to me the process of the surgery and his staff took very good care of me all the way thru the process, would recommend Dr. Hecox and his staff to anyone.
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Aug 20, 2020
Very kind, knowledgeable, and prompt
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Aug 18, 2020
very happy with Dr. Hecox and his attentiveness to my concerns!!
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Aug 18, 2020
explained the procedures and let me make the decision
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Aug 16, 2020
I had an Amazing Experience
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Aug 15, 2020
good
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Aug 13, 2020
awesome
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Aug 9, 2020
Dr. Hecox & his staff not only treats me with the utmost dignity & respect, They treat me like family. When a medical practice is that good & genuinely concerned for their patients, it creates a healing process that begins when You first walk through the door.I refer others to Dr. Hecox & will continue.
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Aug 6, 2020
went above and beyond to address all my concerns
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Aug 6, 2020
I really appreciated that Dr. Hecox took the time to go over previous EMG results and still did his own assessment before moving forward with treatment for my condition.
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Aug 4, 2020
explained everything very well. was attentive.
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Aug 4, 2020
he took his time with me. and did not rush me off. I was and have been pleased with him and nursing staff.
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Aug 2, 2020
Very friendly & explained everything to me where I could understand
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Jul 30, 2020
excellent= efficient, expert and very caring treatment!
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Jul 30, 2020
excellent
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Jul 28, 2020
Dr. Hecox and staff made me feel very safe and comfortable during this hard time that is going on in the world. Thank you to all the doctors and staff.
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Jul 26, 2020
New to area. We were very happy with provider and staff!
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Jul 25, 2020
excellent service and care
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Jul 23, 2020
This was my 2nd visit, both resulting in painful, but in no way horrible injections. I've had them in my knee before, so I knew what to expect. Ouch. Dr. Hecox and staff are great care providers and I left knowing they the right people to treat me. Thanks to all!
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Jul 21, 2020
Dr. Hecox and his team are wonderful!!!!
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Jul 21, 2020
in and out quickly with all questions answered and a plan of action for the problem.
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Jul 17, 2020
sanitary, good bedside and verbal communication
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Jul 16, 2020
one word.... excellent...
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Jul 16, 2020
dr and staff were very professional.
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Jul 16, 2020
Hecox not very friendly didn't ask hardly any questions just kinda stared at me I seen him 5 years ago he wasn't that way but any that's it!
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Jul 16, 2020
Always have a great experience when I visit Dr Hecox. He's always so pleasant and gets me relief
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Jul 15, 2020
I am a new patient I find him to be a good doctor.
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Jul 14, 2020
Dr.Hecox is very caring and thorough. He has a great bed side manner and takes time with his patients and listens to them.
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Jul 14, 2020
good
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Jul 11, 2020
he presented the options and allowed me to come to a decision.
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Jul 10, 2020
Very good,
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Jul 7, 2020
I felt validated by Dr. Hecox and his staff with their concern for me.
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Jul 4, 2020
made to very clear and calmed me down with the tx he is suggesting to do.
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Jul 2, 2020
great doctor and staff
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Jul 2, 2020
he is very sweet and helpful
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Jul 2, 2020
great bedside manner
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Jun 30, 2020
I'm so thankful for the RN and Dr Hecox. They are wonderful!
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Jun 29, 2020
very well pleased
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Jun 26, 2020
I had a good experience. It was my first time there with this Dr.
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Jun 25, 2020
Very Professional.
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Jun 24, 2020
very knowledgeable, gave personal attention,
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Jun 23, 2020
Knowledgeable and polite
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Jun 20, 2020
excellent provider, excellent care.
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Jun 19, 2020
keep doing what you are doing for your patience.
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Jun 18, 2020
I have seen this Doctor twice and he is very knowledgeable with his expertise.
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Jun 16, 2020
professional
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Jun 12, 2020
Dr. Hecox and the team were highly efficient and compassionate! I appreciated how the team rounded and checked in on me when I waiting in the exam room. Additionally, Dr. Hecox was extremely kind and even fun! He even asked me if it was OK to have the Fellow that was with him come if the room for my exam, which was especially conscientious. My wait time was minimal and EVERYONE was kind and compassionate all along the way. Thanks to the entire team for the great care and service!
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Jun 12, 2020
Dr. Hecox explained in detail why I was having trouble w/ ring finger he had done surgery on.
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Jun 11, 2020
my visit was good did not like wearing the mask but other than that it was good
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Jun 9, 2020
very concerned about problem
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Jun 9, 2020
He explained my problem,showed x-ray and explained so I could understand.
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Jun 6, 2020
the doctor was wonderful!!
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Jun 2, 2020
very friendly, approachable and informative.I would absolutely recommend him.
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Jun 2, 2020
I appreciate this doctor he cares about his patients and his death is very polite and professional and they help you a lot during your visit
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May 31, 2020
I recommend Dr Hecox and his staff to everyone
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May 23, 2020
Dr Hecox is very friendly and shows great compassion for his patients
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May 23, 2020
Very. Satisfied
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May 21, 2020
Dr Hecox spent a lot of time with me and explained in great detail what was on and the treatment I would need to correct my problem.
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May 20, 2020
Dr Hecox and his staff are awesome, and the new facility is easy to get in and out , there the BEST.
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May 14, 2020
I recommend Dr Hecox every chance I get
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May 12, 2020
great
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May 8, 2020
Dr Hecox was great with my four year old he was patient and even calmed him to set the cast
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May 5, 2020
incredible service, care and support.
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May 5, 2020
unexpected quick results
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Apr 29, 2020
I think he is awesome and caring
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Apr 23, 2020
It was a good visit.
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Apr 23, 2020
Dr. Hecox is warm, professional and kind
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Apr 21, 2020
it was very well. and i look forward to going back
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Apr 18, 2020
Clean, friendly, caring.
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Apr 14, 2020
friendly , personable, thorough in his explanations
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Apr 14, 2020
AWESOME AWESOME VERY COMPETENTSO ORGANIZED SO FRIENDLYDR HECLOX AND HIS STAFF ARE JUST 100000 not just a 10!!!!
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Apr 7, 2020
Excellent experience. Compassionate, professional and efficient!
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Apr 7, 2020
very friendly, explained options and helped me make best choice for me
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Apr 7, 2020
Dr Hecox is always professional, concerned and patient.
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Apr 4, 2020
The visit was very informative and efficient. The doctor and staff members were kind and knowledgeable.
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Apr 4, 2020
excellent crew. Dr Hecox excellent Dr. concerned about pain and did a great job. nursing staff grade AAA.
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Apr 2, 2020
I was very pleased with the visit and the care I received. Also I received answers to my questions I had about my condition. Thank you.
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Apr 2, 2020
Every time I have been here everyone is very nice and professional.
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Mar 26, 2020
He was great and explained everything so that I could understand it.
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Mar 26, 2020
they were all very kind and sweet
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