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Teresa Lynn Chavez, MD

Rheumatology

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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, english
Ages SeenAdults, Geriatrics
Hospital Affiliations
  • Baylor Scott & White Medical Center - Temple
  • Baylor Scott & White Medical Center - Marble Falls
  • Baylor Scott & White Medical Center - Buda
  • Baylor Scott & White Medical Center - Lakeway
  • Baylor Scott & White Medical Center - Round Rock
  • Baylor Scott & White Medical Center - Pflugerville
  • Baylor Scott & White Medical Center - Austin
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-Group
Accepts New Patients
Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Plus PPO-Group
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
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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
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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
Accepts New Patients
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
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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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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
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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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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
Accepts New Patients
FirstCare Health Plans - CHIP
Accepts New Patients
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)
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Humana - National POS
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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
Scott & White Health Plan - RightCare STAR Medicaid Network
Accepts New Patients
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
Accepts New Patients
Tricare - Tricare Prime
Accepts New Patients
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
Accepts New Patients
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
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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
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 (162) for Teresa Lynn Chavez, MD

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Jan 10, 2023
Understood my descriptions of pain and identified possible issues in antimely mannor while taking the time to listen to me ramble
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Jan 5, 2023
Excellent care
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Jan 5, 2023
Very knowledgable, listened to my concerns, good bedside manner
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Jan 4, 2023
She took her time with my during my consult and was very thorough. She has a fabulous bedside manner.
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Jan 2, 2023
This was my first time to see Dr. Chavez. She spent time asking me questions about myself and reviewing my medical records. She fully answered all my questions and explained the medical tests I needed.She informed me of test results as soon as she had them.I am so pleased with Dr. Chavez.
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Jan 1, 2023
This was as my first visit with Dr. Chavez and felt she was thorough & caring. She immediately made me feel comfortable and it felt as if she was genuinely addressing my health concerns.
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Dec 30, 2022
Personable. Very detailed. Knowledgable in her field. Helpful with questions and patient.
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Dec 30, 2022
She is a good listener and rumor is she's a scientist
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Dec 23, 2022
She is very knowledgeable and personable.
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Dec 23, 2022
Very hellpful
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Dec 22, 2022
Dr. Chavez is very thorough, and very caring.
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Dec 20, 2022
Dr Chavez is knowledgeable about my illness.
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Dec 18, 2022
She was easy and pleasant to talk to.her question were relavent and was able to bring out good responses!
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Dec 13, 2022
She's very kind & compassionate doctor. She's also a good listener and she seems to really care about her patient's. I felt like a person and not a number. She also does not rush her patient visits. She's a wonderful doctor.
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Dec 9, 2022
I love how Dr. Chavez takes time to talk with you and is not in rush. She explains things better for me to understand. And recommends different medications to try, and gives me a choice.
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Dec 2, 2022
Dr Chavez was very professional and helpful in answering our questions.
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Dec 2, 2022
I like that she really listen to you and she makes you feel comfortable.
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Nov 19, 2022
Professional, prompt and listens well. Effective Treatment. Very capable
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Nov 16, 2022
Teresa was very kind and professional.
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Nov 11, 2022
Very personable and took time with me. Did not feel rushed during my appointment.
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Nov 11, 2022
I like the fact she takes the time to listen to me and answer my questions. She does not rush me out. I also appreciate her friendliness. She Is a very compassionate lady and I consider her a special friend.
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Nov 11, 2022
Very patient with my questions. Very helpful and answered all my questions. Very professional!
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Nov 9, 2022
Excellent service
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Nov 5, 2022
Very comfortable made me feel
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Oct 28, 2022
Dr. Chavez was so thorough and caring. I appreciated her listening to my questions and answering them for me.
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Oct 27, 2022
Dr. Chavez was concerned, kind, listened well. She seemed to really want to identify the problem and didn't draw conclusions on just what information was provided. I felt confident that she will help me .
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Oct 25, 2022
Thorough and listened well.
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Oct 23, 2022
Dr. Chavez and I always make the most of the visit, I use the speak up policy in all of my BS&W and Dr. Chavez answers and discusses any concern I have.
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Oct 23, 2022
Dr. Chavez listens carefully, makes informed recommendations and discusses my options respectfully.
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Oct 22, 2022
She was very thorough and asked a lot of questions which was good and very professional. She followed up with lab work the same day.
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Oct 21, 2022
Always friendly and thorough and takes time to listen. Includes me in my care.
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Oct 20, 2022
My 1st time seeing Dr. Chevez, I was impressed
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Oct 19, 2022
See makes sure she talk's to you and makes sure you are ok. She always up date's your record's and medicine
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Oct 19, 2022
She is never in a hurry and listens!
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Oct 16, 2022
Dr. Chavez is wonderful. She talks to me like I'm a real person and I really appreciate that.
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Oct 15, 2022
Dr Chavez takes the time to listen and discuss how different therapies would work
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Oct 14, 2022
Dr Chavez was kind,responsive and very invested in our meeting.
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Oct 14, 2022
Dr. Chavez was very thorough and extremely friendly! She took the time to talk to me and explain things to me. She did not make me feel rushed or as though she were rushed.
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Oct 14, 2022
She was very knowledgeable and took her time with me.
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Oct 14, 2022
Dr. Chavez is a good listener, compassionate and kind. She pays attention to my concerns.
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Oct 12, 2022
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Oct 7, 2022
I find Dr. Chavez to be an outstanding doctor. She is so knowledgeable and gives me great confidence in the medical care she provides me. I feel comfortable to ask questions and know her explanations will be understandable. I highly recommend Dr. Chavez.
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Oct 7, 2022
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Oct 7, 2022
Dr. Chavez is an "AWESOME" physician dedicated to providing "OUTSTANDING care" to the most challenging patients!!
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Oct 6, 2022
Very Professional and let's me know in detail about my issues.
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Sep 29, 2022
Excellent doctor!
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Sep 28, 2022
She's well informed, and relays with positive feedback.
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Sep 22, 2022
Caring, keeps up with my labs, great communication skills, always asks if I am doing okay or having any problems and asks if I have any questions.
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Sep 21, 2022
She was very thorough, patient and respectful with all of my questions/concerns.
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Sep 21, 2022
Very thorough and communicated clearly on a level I could understand
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Sep 14, 2022
She's incredibly careful to prescribe the least amount of medication and seems sincerely interested in my health!
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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 9, 2022
Her age and experience makes her relate well to me.
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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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