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Steven Craig Strength, DO

Internal Medicine

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About Steven Craig Strength, DO

Dr. Strength considers preventative care to be the key to good long-term health and a high quality of life. His professional interests include managing chronic medical conditions such as hypertension, diabetes, cholesterol and heart disease. He also holds interest in nutrition to maintain proper weight, gastrointestinal disorders including colorectal cancer prevention, and GERD. Dr. Strength enjoys several sports including tennis, mountain biking, and cage diving with great white sharks. He also enjoys photography, traveling, expository writing and piano.

LanguagesEnglish
Ages SeenAdults, Geriatrics
Hospital Affiliations
  • Baylor Scott & White Medical Center - McKinney
Insurance Accepted
*Accepted plans and benefits may vary by location.
INSURANCE PLAN
ACCEPTS NEW PATIENTS
Aetna - Aetna Signature Administrators
Aetna - Choice POS II
Aetna - Elect Choice
Aetna - Health Network Only
Aetna - Health Network Option
Aetna - HMO
Aetna - Managed Choice
Aetna - Open Access Elect Choice
Aetna - Open Access HMO
Aetna - Open Access Managed Choice
Aetna - Open Access Select
Aetna - Open Choice PPO
Aetna - QPOS
Aetna - Select SM
Aetna - US Access
Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Access PPO
Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Extended PPO
Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Plus HMO
Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Plus PPO
Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Preferred EPO Network
Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Preferred HMO - Individual Marketplace
Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Preferred HMO Network - Group
Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Preferred PPO Network
Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - BSW SeniorCare Advantage HMO
Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - BSW SeniorCare Advantage PPO
Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - BSWH Employee Network - PPO & HSA
Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - BSWH Employee Network - SEQA & EQA
Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - Covenant Preferred HMO
Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - EPO Network-Group
Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - EPO Network-Individual/Family
Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - ERS BSW Preferred HMO Network
Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - Hendrick Health Employee Plan
Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - HMO Network-Group
Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - HMO Network-Individual/Family
Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - McLane Group Network
Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - PPO Choice Network
Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - PPO Network-Group
Baylor Scott & White Quality Alliance - DFW ConnectedCare
Bell County Public Health District - Bell County Public Health District
Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Advantage Bronze
Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Advantage Gold
Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Advantage HMO
Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Advantage Silver
Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Choice Plus
Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Choice PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Essentials
Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Essentials Access HMO
Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Premier
Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Premier Open Access HMO
Blue Cross Blue Shield - Federal Select PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield - Indemnity
Blue Cross Blue Shield - Medicare Advantage
Blue Cross Blue Shield - Medicare Advantage - EFH Retirees
Blue Cross Blue Shield - Medicare Advantage - Oncor
Blue Cross Blue Shield - ParPlan
Blue Cross Blue Shield - STAR Kids
Blue Cross Blue Shield - Traditional
Brookshire Brothers - Brookshire Brothers Employee Plan (Nexcaliber)
Cigna - CAC Plan
Cigna - Cigna Choice Fund
Cigna - EPO
Cigna - Flexcare
Cigna - Great West Open Access PPO-Open Access
Cigna - Great West POS
Cigna - Great West PPO
Cigna - HMO
Cigna - HMO Open Access
Cigna - HMO/POS
Cigna - LocalPlus
Cigna - Network
Cigna - Network Open Access
Cigna - Network POS
Cigna - Open Access Plus
Cigna - POS
Cigna - POS Open Access
Cigna - PPO
Consolidated Association of Railroad Employees - Self-Insured Employee Plan
Coventry - Coventry/First Health
Envolve Vision - Envolve Vision
EyeMed Vision - EyeMed Vision
First Health - First Health PPO
FirstCare Health Plans - BSW Plus HMO
FirstCare Health Plans - BSW Plus PPO
FirstCare Health Plans - BSW Preferred HMO Network - Group
FirstCare Health Plans - Hendrick Health Employee Plan
Galaxy Health Network - Galaxy Health Network
Gladney Center - Gladney Center
Healthscope - DART ACO
Healthscope - DART ACO Flex
HealthSmart - ACCEL Network
HealthSmart - HealthSmart PPO
HealthSmart - HealthSmart Preferred Care EPO
HealthSmart - HealthSmart Preferred Care GEPO
HealthSmart - Preferred Network
Humana Behavioral - Tricare Members Only
Humana - ChoiceCare
Humana - ChoiceCare Preferred Network
Humana - Commercial HMO Plans
Humana - Commercial PPO Plans
Humana - Medicare Advantage Plans
Humana - National POS
Imagine Health - EPN
Independent Medical Systems - IMS Network
Magellan - CHIP
Magellan - Navigator Networks
Magellan - Pinnacle Networks
Magellan - STAR
Magellan - STAR Kids
Magellan - Summit Networks
Medicaid - AmeriGroup
Medicaid - Oklahoma Medicaid
Medicaid - Parkland HealthFirst
Medicaid - Superior HealthPlan
Medicaid - Traditional Medicaid
Medical Development International - MDI
Medicare Railroad - Medicare Railroad
Medicare - Traditional Medicare
Midland Memorial Hospital - Employee Benefit Plan
Mother Frances Hospital Regional - Self-Insured Employee Plan
OccuNet - Occupational Networks of Texas, Inc.
Optum - United Behavioral Healthcare/Optum
PHCS Network - Beech Street of Texas PPO
PHCS Network - Private Health Care SYstem PPO
Reny Company - Workers Comp
Rockport - Workers Comp
Sedgwick Preferred Network f/k/a Southwest Medical - Workers Comp
Superior Vision - Superior Vision
Superior - Ambetter Balance Care - Silver
Superior - Ambetter Essential Care - Bronze
Superior - Ambetter Secure Care - Gold
Superior - CHIP
Superior - CHIP Perinate
Superior - Foster Care
Superior - STAR
Three Rivers Network - Three Rivers Network
Tricare - Tricare Extra
Tricare - Tricare Prime
Tricare - Tricare Select
TriWest - VA-PCCC
United Behavioral Healthcare/Optum - United Behavioral Healthcare/Optum
UnitedHealth - AARP Medicare Complete
UnitedHealth - Charter EPO
UnitedHealth - Charter HMO
UnitedHealth - Charter POS
UnitedHealth - CHIP
UnitedHealth - Choice +HMO
UnitedHealth - Choice EPO
UnitedHealth - Choice HMO
UnitedHealth - Choice Plus POS
UnitedHealth - Core Choice Plus POS
UnitedHealth - Core EPO
UnitedHealth - Core HMO
UnitedHealth - Dual Complete Medicare Advantage
UnitedHealth - Group Medicare Advantage
UnitedHealth - Medicare Complete
UnitedHealth - Medicare Gold
UnitedHealth - Medicare Silver
UnitedHealth - Navigate EPO
UnitedHealth - Navigate HMO
UnitedHealth - Navigate HMO+
UnitedHealth - Navigate POS
UnitedHealth - Nexus ACO OA
UnitedHealth - NexusACO R
UnitedHealth - PPO
UnitedHealth - Secure Horizons
UnitedHealth - Select EPO
UnitedHealth - Select HMO
UnitedHealth - Select Plus POS
UnitedHealth - STAR
UnitedHealth - STAR Kids
UnitedHealth - STAR+PLUS
UnitedHealth - UHC West Signature Value Gated HMO
University Mary Hardin - Baylor-Employee Benefit Plan
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Background

Education
  • Medical School: University of New England College of Osteopathic (1998)
  • Internship: Internal Medicine, Scott & White Memorial Hospital (1999)
  • Residency: Internal Medicine, Scott & White Memorial Hospital (2001)
Certifications
  • Internal Medicine - American Board of Internal Med
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, Steven Craig Strength, DO  has reported no outside relationship with Industry that is applicable to this listing.

Reviews (205) for Steven Craig Strength, DO

Overall: 4.8*
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Sep 13, 2022
I can honestly say Dr. Strength is the the only doctor that I have been to that truly acted like he cared about my health. He made me feel comfortable talking to him.
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Sep 9, 2022
Based on my age he pointed out areas to pay close attention to as a result of cases studied.
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Sep 9, 2022
Excellent provider. Listens and spends enough time to really figure out complex issues.
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Sep 9, 2022
Very informative and knowledgeable
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Sep 8, 2022
Doctor strength took time to listen carefully and explain
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Sep 7, 2022
I have been seen Dr. Strength for almost 10 years now and I can not ask for more. Empathetic, engaging, genuinely cares, and he knows his job. Thank you Dr. Strength!!!
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Sep 5, 2022
Dr. Strength is the greatest doctor in all facets! I call him the "Dr. With a Heart"!
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Sep 2, 2022
He always answers my questions and I got my test results back this morning
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Sep 1, 2022
Very personable. Easy to speak with.
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Aug 31, 2022
Dr. Strength has been our primary doctor for several years. A great doctor in our opinion.
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Aug 30, 2022
Came in for sinus drainage, chest congestion and cough and got a physical instead.
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Aug 21, 2022
He is straight forward and that's what I want in a physician.
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Aug 19, 2022
Timely and knowledgeable and caring
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Aug 18, 2022
Only first visit
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Aug 18, 2022
Very concerned and personable
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Aug 17, 2022
Very good
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Aug 16, 2022
Very caring and understanding appointment.
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Aug 14, 2022
Dr. Strength is great and treat all his patients as a family.
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Aug 13, 2022
Timely, professional, and caring. He doesn't waste time but ensures enough conversation to understand what's going on with the patient.
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Aug 9, 2022
VERY WELL AND UNDERSTANDING
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Aug 9, 2022
Dr. Strength is a very caring physician. Love to have him as my PCP.
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Aug 9, 2022
Dr rocks
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Aug 4, 2022
Excellent
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Aug 3, 2022
The physician had open communications with me and was able to explain some of his thought processes when going over my health and plans moving forward.
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Aug 2, 2022
Thorough and attentive
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Jul 30, 2022
Dr. Strength is a very good physician. He listen to me and was concerned about my health. Would definitely recommend him to family and friends
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Jul 30, 2022
Dr Strength actively listened and responded to my questions. He Is personable and positive. I felt comfortable and cared about In his office.
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Jul 28, 2022
He always willing to listen and responds quickly to app request,
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Jul 26, 2022
Dr. STRENGTH is very thorough and spends time with me. He is more than a Doctor, he is also a friend.
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Jul 24, 2022
The nurse who took my sample was professional and friendly. I'm always nervous about providing a sample but she did it quick, and I only felt a prick. Dr. Strength is always awesome! He makes me feel that I am in control of my health needs. He makes recommendations and always ensures that I receive good care from him. Everything was great.
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Jul 22, 2022
Very concerned about my particular needs, calming and even asked about my mom, his previous patient that has passed away.
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Jul 22, 2022
I enjoyed meeting with Dr. Strength, He's easy to talk to, he has a great bedside manner. He does a nice job!
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Jul 21, 2022
Excellent
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Jul 20, 2022
I have a very high opinion of Dr. strength
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Jul 18, 2022
Doctor Strength is outstanding
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Jul 14, 2022
Very nice visit
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Jul 9, 2022
Dr. Strength has always listened and recommended without pushing.
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Jun 30, 2022
It was great to have a doctor who is giving health care to me to look like he strives to be in the best health himself. Therefore I felt confident in his care and health suggestions.
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Jun 29, 2022
Very caring. Very Profesional. Very knowledgeable
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Jun 20, 2022
I've been seeing Dr. Strength for years. I trust him, he's thorough and goes out of his way to explain any issues or recommended prescriptions.
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Jun 16, 2022
Dr. Steven Strength is amazing. He's compassionate and always listens. He does a thorough head to toe assessment every single year. He's the best!!
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Jun 14, 2022
Very professional, caring and knowledgeable
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Jun 11, 2022
Very accommodating.
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Jun 11, 2022
Doctor Strength is very knowledgeable and kind
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Jun 9, 2022
Great provider. Listened to my questions and provided extremely prompt response on bloodwork
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Jun 9, 2022
Great experience
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Jun 9, 2022
Dr Strength is very thorough and Informative
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Jun 9, 2022
Excellent
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Jun 3, 2022
Listened to me
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Jun 2, 2022
Always meets prepared having reviewed my data and always asks me for input even on things unrelated to stated reason for visit.
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Jun 2, 2022
My very first time at this facility and the care provider. The overall service and care I received was excellent.
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May 25, 2022
Very efficient and knowledgeable
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May 23, 2022
Very good !!
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May 17, 2022
Great
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May 17, 2022
Dr Strength is always very clear & concise on addressing my issues & questions. He's quick to response to my inquiries by phone as well.
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May 16, 2022
Dr. Strength is always great. One of the best doctors out there!
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May 14, 2022
Excellent, consistent, and knowledgeable doctor!
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May 4, 2022
Dr. Strength and his staff are always the best.
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Apr 23, 2022
I'm always greeted as soon as come in. Dr & nurse are great! Recommend to anyone!Thx!
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Apr 22, 2022
Dr. Strength is a great Doctor. He spent time with me discussing my health concerns. Together, we outlined a a treatment plan.
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Apr 20, 2022
Best experience
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Apr 18, 2022
Just a routine visit for blood ccx work but the ccx doc and his ccx staff are all first rate!
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Apr 15, 2022
Love this office. Dr is great.
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Apr 12, 2022
Always courteous, friendly, helpful, thorough, and professional!
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Apr 8, 2022
Very gentle taking bloodDr Strength took a generous amount of time during the exam.
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Apr 7, 2022
Dr. Strength and his staff are always very professional, caring, timely and responsive.
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