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Sripriya Santhanam, MD

Hematologic Oncology
Accepts New Patients
portal
About
Dr. Santhanam attended medical school at Lady Harding Medical College in New Delhi, India. She then completed an internship, residency and fellowship at State University of New York, Downstate Medical Center. Dr. Santhanam is board certified in hematology and medical oncology. She organizes and participates in many different community health-related events and fairs, as well as cancer-related walks and awareness programs. Her personal interests include music, dance, cooking healthy and yoga, but most of all, she enjoys spending time with her three children and traveling with them.

LanguagesEnglish
Ages SeenInfants and Toddlers (ages 0-2), Children (ages 3-11), Adolescents (ages 12-18), Adults, 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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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 - Cigna PPO Network - Out-of-Area Member Plan
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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 - PHCS/OPTUM - PPO Network - Out-of-Area Member Plan
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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 - Texas Statewide 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 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
  • Fellowship: Hematology/Oncology, State University Of Ny Health Science Center At Br (2007)
  • Residency: Internal Medicine, State University Of Ny Health Science Center At Br (2003)
  • Medical School: Medical Doctor, Lady Hardinge Medical College (Lhmc) (1997)
Certifications
  • Medical Oncology (Sub-Spec Cert) - American Board of Internal Medicine/Medical
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, Sripriya Santhanam, MD  has reported no outside relationship with Industry that is applicable to this listing.

Reviews(179)
Overall: 4.7*
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Nov 15, 2019
made sure I understood what was discussed, made me feel at ease with diagnosis.
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Nov 15, 2019
when asked to slow down and explain what she was saying in plain language she did not. I felt that she did not take my personal health status into consideration when making her recommendations. when asked to provide additional information on her recommended course of action she was unable to produce it immediately and said she would get it to me. When she made called to give me this information she did it in a very confusing way so I asked her to send it via mychart which she didn't do until after I had already made my decision. I also had my sister call the number she gave us to call and my sister never got through or was allowed to leave a message. felt that this was not a doctor that I could communicate with.
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Nov 14, 2019
answered all my concerns and the issue with my illness.
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Nov 13, 2019
excellent. Caring
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Nov 12, 2019
She is caring and kind
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Nov 10, 2019
Very Professional, empathetic, truly a pleasure to work with
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Nov 9, 2019
She was professional as always as well as caring
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Nov 8, 2019
Outstanding Care Provider
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Nov 5, 2019
she listen and care about your health very happy with her ..!
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Nov 4, 2019
All were very professional. I always enjoy my visits with Dr. Santhanam. She always greets me with a big smile and cheery voice. It would brighten even the grumpiest person alive!
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Oct 31, 2019
everything was perfect
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Oct 27, 2019
I feel like she's in a hurry. My condition could be explained better and what to look for symptom wise so I can be aware and not afraid to say something
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Oct 19, 2019
she's great
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Oct 17, 2019
excellent as usual!
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Oct 15, 2019
well thought out and planned facility. competent staff all friendly
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Oct 10, 2019
pretty good- doctor seems very knowledgeable
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Oct 8, 2019
She was very professional & explain everything very thoroughly.
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Oct 8, 2019
very pleasant and professional.
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Oct 6, 2019
I was treated very well,During my appointment
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Oct 4, 2019
great
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Oct 4, 2019
outstanding!
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Oct 3, 2019
The provider was very good. She tried very hard to figure out my health issues. If we could have had the test results from darnell hospital on ft hood we would have been better.
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Oct 2, 2019
She was more personal at this visit and made me feel like a patient and not a number.
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Oct 1, 2019
Very professional, very knowledgeable. Explained things clearly.
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Sep 26, 2019
The doctor could do better at communicating over myChart, especially concerning test results. She is a fine doctor, with those little quibbles.
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Sep 25, 2019
very caring and understanding when it comes to my treatment plan. I can message her and have a response within the same hour....am excellent provider
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Sep 25, 2019
Dr. Santhanam is wonderful. She takes her time with me and answers all of my questions.
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Sep 17, 2019
Her explanations were precise and easy to understand
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Sep 13, 2019
she's awesome very concern about you explain things to you I recommen her to anyone for care thanks for being my provider
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Sep 10, 2019
professional good listenervery caringExplain in easy way for me to understand
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Sep 8, 2019
I had been getting the runaround at my last hospital in seeing a hematologist, and was finally lucky enough to have been referred to see Dr. Santhanam. She was so knowledgeable, answered all my questions and explained my condition a way that I understood without making me feel she was talking down to me. More tests were ordered, and I look forward to getting even more answers at my follow up. I feel like I am in excellent hands!
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Sep 3, 2019
professional and caring
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Aug 30, 2019
Quick service and information was provided as I needed.
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Aug 27, 2019
she's always very attentive and helpful.
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Aug 20, 2019
good
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Aug 19, 2019
Always excellent care
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Aug 17, 2019
Doing the most goo!
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Aug 15, 2019
exceptional
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Aug 13, 2019
excellent
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Aug 8, 2019
Exceptionally proficient. Seems honestly concerned with the patient.
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Aug 7, 2019
cares about my concerns and explains why I need certain equipment
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Aug 1, 2019
Everything was great as usual.
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Jul 30, 2019
Dr. San is probably the best physician I've ever been to. She displays a genuine concern for her patients.
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Jul 26, 2019
my experience with my care provider is great! thank you for your concern.
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Jul 25, 2019
The provider was very efficient in treating me in s professional and timely manner. I was able to be proactive in my treatment and all my questions were addressed satisfactory.
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Jul 25, 2019
Always takes time to answer all my questions.
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Jul 20, 2019
She's very kind and comfortable
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Jul 18, 2019
Fully explained lab results, never felt rushed.
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Jul 16, 2019
she's been a good friend as well as being a great doctor and I couldn't asked for better I am truly Blessed
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Jul 16, 2019
Thoughtful, caring physician who is sincerely concerned about my care and concerns. Provides the information I request as to allow me to follow my care in all details.
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Jul 7, 2019
She really listens.
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Jul 4, 2019
Dr Santhanam and her staff are always friendly and accommodating
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Jul 4, 2019
I feel that I'm receiving good care.
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Jul 2, 2019
demonstrated true concern and explained her views about moving forward and to the level I understood what the process would be.
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Jul 2, 2019
a true professional
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Jun 29, 2019
she shows concern for patients
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Jun 27, 2019
I absolutely love Dr. Santhanam and the Cancer Center Staff!
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Jun 27, 2019
I don't have any complaints about the Doctor. she is trying every way possible to find an answer to my problem.
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Jun 25, 2019
Awesome Doctor and staff. very concerned, friendly, and respectful.
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Jun 22, 2019
very good
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Jun 21, 2019
Very good.
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Jun 20, 2019
I felt like the doctor was annoyed that she had to see me. Her words were something like "We never see patients who just have post-surgical blood clots." I was made to feel very much as if my ailment was not exotic enough to be worthy of her attention.
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Jun 20, 2019
the best doctor
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Jun 19, 2019
listens to me and extremely professional
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Jun 18, 2019
She's very nice. Always shows concern
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Jun 18, 2019
excellent. no issue AT ALL.
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Jun 18, 2019
very professional
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Jun 18, 2019
very concerned about my illness and provided additional information about my illness
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