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Teresa Lynn Chavez, MD

Rheumatology

Accepts New Patients
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About Teresa Lynn Chavez, MD

Dr. Chavez relishes the opportunity to use her 24 years of experience to help patients understand their disorder and give them options for treatment. She will listen, advise and laugh with each patient so together they can find a better life.

In her free time, Dr. Chavez enjoys walking, cycling, traveling and spending time with her husband, Joe, three children and two dogs.



LanguagesEnglish
Ages SeenAdults, Geriatrics
Hospital Affiliations
  • Baylor Scott & White Medical Center - Pflugerville
  • Baylor Scott & White Medical Center - Buda
  • Baylor Scott & White Medical Center - Round Rock
  • Baylor Scott & White Medical Center - Lakeway
  • Baylor Scott & White Medical Center - Temple
  • Baylor Scott & White Medical Center - Marble Falls
Insurance Accepted
*Accepted plans and benefits may vary by location.
INSURANCE PLAN
ACCEPTS NEW PATIENTS
Aetna - Aetna Signature Administrators
Accepts New Patients
Aetna - Choice POS II
Accepts New Patients
Aetna - Elect Choice
Accepts New Patients
Aetna - Health Network Only
Aetna - Health Network Option
Accepts New Patients
Aetna - HMO
Accepts New Patients
Aetna - Managed Choice
Accepts New Patients
Aetna - Open Access Elect Choice
Accepts New Patients
Aetna - Open Access HMO
Aetna - Open Access Managed Choice
Accepts New Patients
Aetna - Open Access Select
Accepts New Patients
Aetna - Open Choice PPO
Accepts New Patients
Aetna - QPOS
Accepts New Patients
Aetna - Select SM
Accepts New Patients
Aetna - US Access
Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Access PPO
Accepts New Patients
Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Extended PPO
Accepts New Patients
Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Plus HMO
Accepts New Patients
Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Plus PPO
Accepts New Patients
Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Preferred EPO Network
Accepts New Patients
Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Preferred HMO - Individual Marketplace
Accepts New Patients
Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Preferred HMO Network - Group
Accepts New Patients
Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Preferred PPO Network
Accepts New Patients
Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - BSW SeniorCare Advantage HMO
Accepts New Patients
Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - BSW SeniorCare Advantage PPO
Accepts New Patients
Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - BSWH Employee Network - PPO & HSA
Accepts New Patients
Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - BSWH Employee Network - SEQA & EQA
Accepts New Patients
Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - Covenant Preferred HMO
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Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - EPO Network-Group
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Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - EPO Network-Individual/Family
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Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - ERS BSW Preferred HMO Network
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Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - Hendrick Health Employee Plan
Accepts New Patients
Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - HMO Network-Group
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Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - HMO Network-Individual/Family
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Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - McLane Group Network
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Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - PPO Choice Network
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Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - PPO Choice Preferred Network
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Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - PPO Network-Group
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Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - Pyco Industries Employee Plan
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Baylor Scott & White Quality Alliance - DFW ConnectedCare
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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
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Advantage Silver
Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Choice Plus
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
Blue Cross Blue Shield - Indemnity
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Medicare Advantage
Accepts New Patients
Blue Cross Blue Shield - Medicare Advantage - EFH Retirees
Accepts New Patients
Blue Cross Blue Shield - Medicare Advantage - Oncor
Accepts New Patients
Blue Cross Blue Shield - ParPlan
Accepts New Patients
Blue Cross Blue Shield - STAR Kids
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Traditional
Accepts New Patients
Brookshire Brothers - Brookshire Brothers Employee Plan (Nexcaliber)
Cigna - CAC Plan
Cigna - Cigna Choice Fund
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Cigna - EPO
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Cigna - Flexcare
Cigna - HMO
Accepts New Patients
Cigna - HMO Open Acces
Accepts New Patients
Cigna - HMO Open Access
Cigna - HMO/POS
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Cigna - LocalPlus
Accepts New Patients
Cigna - LocalPlusIN
Accepts New Patients
Cigna - Network
Accepts New Patients
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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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
Accepts New Patients
FirstCare Health Plans - BSW Plus PPO
Accepts New Patients
FirstCare Health Plans - BSW Preferred HMO Network - Group
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FirstCare Health Plans - CHIP
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FirstCare Health Plans - FirstCare Access PPO Network
Accepts New Patients
FirstCare Health Plans - FirstCare Advantage Dual SNP (HMO SNP)
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FirstCare Health Plans - FirstCare Select HMO Network
Accepts New Patients
FirstCare Health Plans - FirstCare Select Plus HMO Network
Accepts New Patients
FirstCare Health Plans - Hendrick Health Employee Plan
Accepts New Patients
FirstCare Health Plans - Pyco Industries Employee Plan
Accepts New Patients
FirstCare Health Plans - STAR Medicaid - MRSA
Accepts New Patients
Galaxy Health Network - Galaxy Health Network
Gladney Center - Gladney Center
Healthscope - DART ACO
Accepts New Patients
Healthscope - DART ACO Flex
Accepts New Patients
HealthSmart - ACCEL Network
HealthSmart - HealthSmart PPO
HealthSmart - HealthSmart Preferred Care EPO
HealthSmart - HealthSmart Preferred Care GEPO
HealthSmart - Preferred Network
Humana Behavioral - Tricare Members Only
Accepts New Patients
Humana - ChoiceCare
Accepts New Patients
Humana - ChoiceCare Preferred Network
Humana - Commercial HMO Plans
Accepts New Patients
Humana - Commercial PPO Plans
Accepts New Patients
Humana - Humana Preferred
Accepts New Patients
Humana - Medicare Advantage Plans (exclude Southwestern Health Resources Network)
Accepts New Patients
Humana - National POS
Accepts New Patients
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
Accepts New Patients
Medicare - Traditional Medicare
Accepts New Patients
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 Secure Care - Gold
Superior - CHIP
Accepts New Patients
Superior - CHIP Perinate
Accepts New Patients
Superior - Foster Care
Accepts New Patients
Superior - STAR
Accepts New Patients
Superior - STAR+PLUS
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Three Rivers Network - Three Rivers Network
Tricare - Tricare Extra
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Tricare - Tricare Prime
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Tricare - Tricare Select
Accepts New Patients
TriWest - VA-PCCC
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United Behavioral Healthcare/Optum - United Behavioral Healthcare/Optum
UnitedHealth - AARP Medicare Complete
UnitedHealth - Charter EPO
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UnitedHealth - Charter HMO
Accepts New Patients
UnitedHealth - Charter POS
Accepts New Patients
UnitedHealth - CHIP
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
Accepts New Patients
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
UnitedHealth - Group Medicare Advantage
UnitedHealth - Medicare Complete
UnitedHealth - Medicare Gold
UnitedHealth - Medicare Silver
UnitedHealth - Navigate EPO
Accepts New Patients
UnitedHealth - Navigate HMO
Accepts New Patients
UnitedHealth - Navigate HMO+
Accepts New Patients
UnitedHealth - Navigate POS
Accepts New Patients
UnitedHealth - Nexus ACO OA
UnitedHealth - Options PPO
Accepts New Patients
UnitedHealth - PPO
Accepts New Patients
UnitedHealth - Secure Horizons
UnitedHealth - Select +
Accepts New Patients
UnitedHealth - Select EPO
Accepts New Patients
UnitedHealth - Select HMO
Accepts New Patients
UnitedHealth - Select Plus POS
Accepts New Patients
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

Insurance listings are subject to change without prior notice. Please call your physician's office or your health or insurance plan to verify coverage information prior to scheduling your visit or procedure. Not all members participating in contracted networks have "in network" access. In network participation may change from time to time without prior notice. Independent providers (which could include, for example only, anesthesiologists, radiologists, pathologists, emergency medicine physicians, advance practice professionals, and other independent providers of health care services) may deliver part of your care, and such providers may be considered out-of-network on your health and insurance plans even if the Facility may be considered in network. If you desire additional information as to the providers who may be involved in providing your care, you can either ask your treating provider (who may know some of the specialists or groups who could be involved) or you can request a list of Facility-based physician groups by calling the following toll free number: (877) 810-0372. This list is updated annually and is subject to change without prior notice.

Meet Teresa Lynn Chavez, MD

Meet Teresa Chavez, MD

Background

Education
  • Medical School: Medical Doctor, Baylor College of Medicine (1989)
  • Internship: Medical College of Wisconsin (1992)
  • Residency: Internal Medicine, Medical College of Wisconsin (1992)
  • Fellowship: Rheumatology, University of New Mexico Hospitals (1995)
Certifications
  • Rheumatology - American Board of Internal Med/Rheumatology
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, Teresa Lynn Chavez, MD  has reported no outside relationship with Industry that is applicable to this listing.

Reviews (189) for Teresa Lynn Chavez, MD

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Sep 9, 2022
Her age and experience makes her relate well to me.
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Sep 9, 2022
Dr. Chavez is very knowledgeable and takes time to listen and help me understand my options for treatment.
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Sep 9, 2022
Dr Chavez us excellent. She has a great personality and puts patients at ease.
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Sep 9, 2022
My wife and I both go to Dr Chavez and we like her because she's a good listener which I think is very important today. She's very knowledgeable in her field!
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Sep 8, 2022
Had a comfortable environment and good expert advice for medical problem
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Sep 7, 2022
She always listens to my description of symptoms, double checks tests when we request and is proactive in discussing potential treatment options.
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Sep 5, 2022
Excellent physician.
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Aug 30, 2022
Nice visit, nothing super eventful
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Jul 25, 2022
Dr. Chavez is always easy to talk to about my concerns and she take an interest in my care and offers ways to manage it better.
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Jul 22, 2022
Always friendly & helpful.
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Jul 21, 2022
I'm very impressed with my medical provider's bedside manner and her level of knowledge related to my rare medical condition. I was also well pleased with the level of care that she provided me with and truly feel like I now have a clear understanding of my medical conditions and my plan of care. I feel included with my medical care for the first time. She was also kind and compassionate. This is something that I was looking for in a provider. I feel content with this provider. I made the right choice to see her.
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Jul 20, 2022
Dr. Chavez and her staff are very caring even when I'm grumpy. She listens to me and we work out a plan together and I truly appreciate that she is willing to include me in my care.
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Jul 19, 2022
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Jul 8, 2022
Very thoughtful and curious, good communicator, explains well and is very detailed oriented
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Jul 8, 2022
Good care
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Jul 6, 2022
She listened to me and my concerns
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Jul 2, 2022
Had a good rapport. Seems to be smart overall as well as knowledgeable about my condition.
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Jun 30, 2022
Care provider is in the process of researching my condition. She seemed to be very thorough and I appreciated the fact that she took the time to evaluate my health complaints.
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Jun 25, 2022
Wonderful. Very knowledgeable.
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Jun 22, 2022
First time meeting - really like her so far!
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Jun 22, 2022
Very pleasant and helpful!
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Jun 18, 2022
Excellent
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Jun 14, 2022
She was very interested and caring regarding my problem.
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Jun 11, 2022
All good!
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Jun 11, 2022
I am always impressed with the ease of completing an appointment at this location. Dr Chavez and her staff are organized and friendly
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Jun 8, 2022
Dr. Chavez is a wonderfully engaged during each visit. She actually converses with the patient. She does not just tell you results and order tests, she makes a care plan, discusses it with you. She asks pertinent questions. She has a keen sense of humor. She is well informed on medical issues,
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Jun 7, 2022
Dr Chavez is very knowledgeable and a great listener.
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Jun 3, 2022
Very pleasant and helpful. conveniently located.
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Jun 2, 2022
Dr was friendly and did not really sh me as some do.
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Jun 1, 2022
The doctor was very nice, but didn't really listen well before jumping in with her comments. I might not have a medical degree, but I do know my body. She was super nice, and took her time with me, but I just didn't feel heard.
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May 30, 2022
This experience was great. Dr Chavez is a very caring person, very knowledgeable and plain speaking. It is BSW phone service that is the problem.
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May 27, 2022
Dr. Chavez conducts herself in a professional manner and is willing to help with any questions you may ask. Her warm smile and pleasant attitude make the appointment more pleasant. I would highly recommend Dr. Chavez to my friends and family.
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May 24, 2022
Dr. Chavez is knowledgeable, calm, caring, and attentive.
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May 21, 2022
One of the best physicians that I have seen in and I have some excellent providers overall at BSW. I liked her and respected her from the first moment I met her. She is an excellent clinician and I feel very fortunate to have her as my physician. She listens and is very personable and helpful. I highly recommend Dr Chavez. Her staff is also very good and are a reflection of how nice Dr Chavez is as well.
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May 18, 2022
She was very thorough and efficient. Also she was very personable.
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May 7, 2022
Dr. Chavez is possibly the best doctor I've ever encountered. She listened to my concerns and gave me valuable feedback. Most doctors make me feel like I'm one of many patients that they have to get through before the day is over. She made me feel heard and not rushed at all. She was very knowledgeable and very kind.
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May 6, 2022
Kind and caring and did not rush appointment.
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Apr 28, 2022
Great in ever way.
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Apr 27, 2022
Great!
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Apr 27, 2022
Will continue to see her.
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Apr 24, 2022
My care provider always takes time to listen and me well...being me....I always take a list of things to discuss regarding my care to my visits. Dr. Chavez takes into consideration my concerns and we both discuss the best medical practice going forward to make my issues more manageable. She is like talking to a friend which makes Dr. Visits a little less stressful
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Apr 18, 2022
Dr. Chavez listens carefully and purposefully hears my concerns. She is thorough and does not assume to know what my body is doing. She orders the lab tests and gives me options in my treatment.
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Apr 15, 2022
I feel very good with all the care and attention I have received at BSW
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Apr 14, 2022
Dr. Chavez is great. She's a great listener and she's so supportive.
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Apr 8, 2022
Dr Chavez was very thorough and answered all questions. I did not feel rushed at all, very pleased.
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Apr 5, 2022
My experience was excellent I will recommend to my friends she took her time and real concern about my problem.
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Apr 4, 2022
Good care and excellent staff.
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