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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-Group
Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Plus PPO-Group
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
Your rights and protections against surprise medical bills

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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 (193) for Steven Craig Strength, DO

Overall: 4.8*
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Jan 11, 2023
Very knowledgeable very nice !! Wisdom
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Jan 8, 2023
Very nice & addressed all of my concerns.
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Jan 7, 2023
Good communication
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Jan 7, 2023
Dr Strength is an amazing doctor. He has a great bedside manner and even though I was the last visit of the day, he did not rush my visit but spent the time listening to me. He is a fantastic doctor and really cares about his patients.
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Jan 6, 2023
Dr Strength is very relatable & understanding. He makes you feel comfortable & you never leave there feeling rushed. He listens to you & gives the best advice. Always pleasant!
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Jan 1, 2023
Kind, intelligent and listens to the patient.
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Dec 29, 2022
Great
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Dec 23, 2022
Dr. Strength is always considerate and takes the time to listen, and respond, to me needs and concerns.
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Dec 20, 2022
Always friendly and to the point.
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Dec 17, 2022
He is fantastic!
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Dec 17, 2022
Caring and focused on the patients needs and overall health
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Dec 16, 2022
Awesome. Thorough and very caring.
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Dec 16, 2022
Dr Strength took time to explain any questions and was very patient and thorough
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Dec 14, 2022
The Doc is always professional, courteous and fun to talk to. He obviously knows his stuff and is genuinely concerned with my health.
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Dec 10, 2022
He was kind and listened and very good
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Dec 8, 2022
He was very collaborative, listened well and provided constructive and meaningful responses. I felt as if he truly cared.
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Dec 8, 2022
Very knowledgeable pleasant and consistent
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Dec 5, 2022
Caring and excellent followup. Asked insightful questions.
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Dec 3, 2022
Caring. Thoughtful. Detailed.
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Dec 2, 2022
Dr. Strength took extra time to make sure all my concerns were addressed in a friendly way.
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Nov 25, 2022
Staff were so professional. Dr Strength was exceptional
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Nov 21, 2022
We have a great relationship as Dr. And Patient, Dr. Strength is thorough and explains each test and activity clearly.
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Nov 20, 2022
All good. Wait time and doctor communications
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Nov 18, 2022
Dr Strength was very thorough and helpful. Listened to my issues and explained his diagnosis. Great doctor.
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Nov 17, 2022
Very professional and a true sense of caring for his patience
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Nov 17, 2022
Dr. Strength always takes the time to listen to me and discuss my concerns at length.
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Nov 17, 2022
Great doctor, thorough, friendly, very professional.. I trust him completely
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Nov 17, 2022
Good listening, explaining things, he knows the job.
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Nov 16, 2022
Personable. Great listener. Didn't make me feel rushed. Genuine interest in my health.
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Nov 16, 2022
Always does an excellent exam. Takes the time to speak wit you and answer ant questions.
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Nov 16, 2022
Friendly
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Nov 11, 2022
Very good
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Nov 9, 2022
Relates well to Sr. Patients like myself. Very personable & gives no-nonsense, straightforward advice. Great guy
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Nov 9, 2022
He is knowledgeable and takes enough time to really listen to his patients.
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Nov 9, 2022
Provided great care & helpfulness
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Nov 8, 2022
THE SERVICE IS ALWAYS GREAT
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Nov 8, 2022
Friendly, courteous and thorough.
Nov 5, 2022
Good physician
Nov 5, 2022
He and I are about the same age, and our personalities mesh well. He is patient, with this patient, and listens well. My greatest fear is that he'll retire before I die!
Nov 5, 2022
Great staff and doctor
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Nov 4, 2022
Personable and approachable
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Nov 4, 2022
Relates, cares, on time
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Nov 2, 2022
I have been going to this doctor for a number of years and will continue with my care at this facility
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Oct 29, 2022
He explains tests, listens and he talks to me as a person. I don't feel that he is rushing the conversation.
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Oct 27, 2022
Very professional
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Oct 24, 2022
Great
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Oct 21, 2022
He converses and cares.
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Oct 18, 2022
Dr.Strength is very pleasant and listens.
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Oct 18, 2022
Very friendly and professional
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Oct 9, 2022
Concerned care
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Oct 7, 2022
Attentive and good listener
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Oct 7, 2022
Great at listening and providing good care to patients
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Oct 6, 2022
Excellent. Thank you
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Oct 5, 2022
Professional
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Oct 5, 2022
Caring, makes an effort to be and is relatable. I never feel rushed. He has a wonderful way of addressing uncomfortable subjects such as weight gain. Makes me take accountability for improving my health.
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Oct 3, 2022
Excellent attention and explanation
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Oct 2, 2022
I love my Dr I have been with him for last 5 years very good doctor
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Sep 29, 2022
Very thoughtful.
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Sep 29, 2022
Quick , Sincere , very knowledgeable about my condition my favorite Doctor
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Sep 28, 2022
New patient and took extra time to review past history
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Sep 23, 2022
They took care of me very well and very good...
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Sep 23, 2022
When I decided to change doctors, I read plenty of reviews. Dr. Strength had great reviews, for his bedside manner, competence and communication.I am very satisfied with Dr.Strength practice, experience and communication.
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Sep 21, 2022
Questions answered promptly and completely. What you really need when seeing a doctor.
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Sep 17, 2022
During my visit I'm waiting in lobby for 40 mins. Nobody called my name. The care provider (Dr Strenght) was the one who get me and take all the informstion. He has no medical assistance that time. Whoever getting my blood she was not successful In a first time so she has to call somebody else to help her. Everything went ok.
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Sep 17, 2022
He listened, respecting my experience as a nurse.
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Sep 14, 2022
Dr Strength is professional and always looks into anything that appears a bit off!!His staff is also great!!!
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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
Excellent provider. Listens and spends enough time to really figure out complex issues.
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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
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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