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Steven Craig Strength, DO

Internal Medicine
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About
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 - 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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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 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 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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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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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 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
  • Medical School: U. Of New England College Of Osteopathic Med: Me (1998)
  • Education: 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 May 11, 2020, Steven Craig Strength, DO  has reported no outside relationship with Industry that is applicable to this listing.

Reviews(235)
Overall: 4.6*
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Sep 10, 2020
dr strength is the Bomb
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Sep 4, 2020
Dr Strength is a great Doctor. He makes you feel at ease through out the visit.
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Sep 2, 2020
Dr. Strength has been primary care to physician for over 7 years. He is responsive to my needs, He listens and cares. I respect his opinion about my health because I trust him to do the best for me.
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Sep 2, 2020
Dr. Strength is the absolute best doctor I have ever had. He cares about his patients and has a relationship with them. He makes me feel like I am his only patient.
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Aug 28, 2020
Dr. Strength always spends as much time as needed to answer all my questions. I never feel rushed.
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Aug 27, 2020
I almost consider Dr. Strength as part of my extended family. So caring and comfortable to talk with.
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Aug 26, 2020
Dr Strength is a wonderful Dr. He's very thorough, and takes his time.
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Aug 26, 2020
I always go away knowing Dr. Strength has my best interests in mind and takes care of all my concerns.
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Aug 22, 2020
Great staff and physician care!
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Aug 18, 2020
Friendly, fast, took time to explain all details of my visit in a way that it was very easy for me to understand. extremely satisfied with provider.
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Aug 16, 2020
Very pleased
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Aug 14, 2020
good
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Aug 13, 2020
Thankful to have Dr. Strength has my provider.
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Aug 5, 2020
Excellent
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Aug 5, 2020
very courteous, informative and efficient!
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Aug 4, 2020
First rate experience
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Aug 4, 2020
good
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Aug 1, 2020
GREAT EXPERIENCE
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Jul 31, 2020
Dr. Strength was personable, polite, listened well, came up with a couple of solutions.
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Jul 30, 2020
Excellent bed side manner!
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Jul 22, 2020
caring
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Jul 22, 2020
Dr. Strength is wonderful doctor and shows that he cares about his patients. His assistant was also great. She showed concern and care while tending to me. I appreciated that very much.
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Jul 22, 2020
Dr Strength is always very professional and listen all my concerns relate to my visit
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Jul 17, 2020
Dr. Strength and his staff were very friendly and helpful.
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Jul 16, 2020
Most impressed
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Jul 14, 2020
patient happy with provider advice and concern for my health
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Jul 10, 2020
I really liked Dr Strength and his nurse. They were both very respectful, friendly and answered my questions and concerns.
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Jul 9, 2020
everything was excellent
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Jul 9, 2020
Always professional, yet friendly,warm, and caring. Hard to find combination.
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Jul 7, 2020
Very good visit, took care of my needs.
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Jul 6, 2020
very likable & easy to talk to. excellent doctor with good personality.
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Jun 29, 2020
always courteous, friendly, empathic
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Jun 24, 2020
Dr. Strength and the entire staff were very courteous and knowledgeable. Given the current pandemic situation, everyone did very outstanding with protective measures as well.
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Jun 20, 2020
Care provider seemed unable to comprehend my issues. Care provider changed plan of care unexpectedly. Care provider not available afterwards for follow up.
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Jun 19, 2020
I drive over 30 miles to see Dr. Strength, he is just that good. He is through and thoughtful!
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Jun 18, 2020
all staff members were very friendly and helpful. The Doctor was very professional, friendly and informative.
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Jun 17, 2020
He is very kind toward & considerate of his patient's.
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Jun 17, 2020
very professional
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Jun 15, 2020
I like him!
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Jun 14, 2020
You have a asset in Dr. Strength
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Jun 10, 2020
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Jun 10, 2020
Thorough, efficient, friendly
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Jun 7, 2020
Dr. Strength is awesome! Thank you!
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Jun 1, 2020
the best!! so thankful for Dr. Strength!!!
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May 31, 2020
Immediately clicked with Dr Strength. I've already recommended him to a couple of family members.
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May 28, 2020
personable, takes time to discuss recommendations
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May 28, 2020
Dr Strength is very personable, listens to questions, and explains things clearly. Not a robot like some doctors. This was just a yearly physical, but still easy to work with
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May 25, 2020
Dr. Strength is excellent!!
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May 24, 2020
Caring. Polite. Comprehensive. Explains the issue at hand. Great personality.
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May 21, 2020
very pleased
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May 21, 2020
About as good as it could be with all the virus protocol.
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May 15, 2020
Prompt timely professionalism yet in a caring and concerned manner.
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