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Vijay Bapat, MD

Gastroenterology, Internal Medicine
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About
Vijay Bapat, MD is joining the Digestive Diseases Group Plano as a board-certified gastroenterologist with advanced fellowship training in therapeutic endoscopy. In addition to the practice of general gastroenterology, he has a special interest in the diagnosis of pancreatic lesions, bile duct pathology, enteral stenting, Barrett's esophagus, and the resection of large colonic polyps. Dr. Bapat attended the 7-year BA/MD program at the Drexel University College of Medicine in collaboration with Lehigh University in Pennsylvania, where he received the Harris R. Clearfield Award for Excellence in Gastroenterology. He then moved to Dallas, where he completed internal medicine residency at UT Southwestern Medical Center and stayed on an additional year with administrative, academic, and clinical responsibilities as Chief Resident. He completed his clinical fellowship in general gastroenterology and hepatology at the Johns Hopkins Hospital before undergoing a rigorous year of additional training in advanced therapeutic endoscopy at the Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center/Harvard Medical School in Boston, Massachusetts. Dr. Bapat is happy to be back in the Dallas area, and is looking forward to providing advanced minimally-invasive endoscopic therapeutic modalities for his patients.

LanguagesEnglish
Ages SeenAdolescents (ages 12-18), Adults, Geriatrics
Hospital Affiliations
  • Baylor Scott & White The Heart Hospital - Plano
  • Baylor Scott & White Medical Center - Plano
Insurance Accepted
*Accepted plans and benefits may vary by location.
INSURANCE PLAN
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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 - CAC Plan
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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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Oscar Health - Classic Bronze
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Oscar Health - Classic Gold
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Oscar Health - Classic Silver
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Oscar Health - Saver Silver
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Oscar Health - Simple Bronze
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Oscar Health - Simple Secure
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Oscar Health - Simple Silver
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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 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
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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 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 - AARP Medicare Complete
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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 - Dual Complete Medicare Advantage
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UnitedHealth - Group Medicare Advantage
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UnitedHealth - Medicare Complete
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UnitedHealth - Medicare Gold
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UnitedHealth - Medicare Silver
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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
  • Fellowship: Gastroenterology, Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, Md (2015)
  • Fellowship: Interventional Endoscopy, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, Ma (2016)
  • Residency: Internal Medicine, Ut Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Tx
  • Internship: Internal Medicine, Ut Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Tx (2009)
  • Medical School: Drexel University College Of Medicine, Pa (2008)
  • Education: Drexel University College Of Medicine (2008)
  • Fellowship: Gastroenterology, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (2016)
  • Fellowship: Gastroenterology, Johns Hopkins Hospital (2015)
  • Residency: Internal Medicine, Ut Southwestern Medical Center
  • Internship: Internal Medicine, Ut Southwestern Medical Center (2009)
Certifications
  • Gastroenterology - American Board of Internal Medicine
  • Internal Medicine - American Board of Internal Medicine
  • Gastroenterology - American Board of Internal Medicine/Gastroe
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 13, 2019, Vijay Bapat, MD  has reported no outside relationship with Industry that is applicable to this listing.

Reviews(86)
Overall: 4.9*
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Dec 21, 2019
Highly recommend Dr. Bapat and already have given his name to several friends
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Dec 21, 2019
Dr. Bapat and his staff are the best.
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Dec 20, 2019
outstanding and very professional staff. very impress with Doctor
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Dec 18, 2019
Dr. Bapat has always listened carefully to me, taken the necessary time to evaluate any problem I'm having with either a specific condition or medication, and go the extra mile to work any challenge I have faced... thank you!!
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Dec 12, 2019
Dr Bapat is always caring, shows genuine interest for me & explains things thoroughly.
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Dec 5, 2019
Took time to talk to me about my problems. listen to me and answered my question.
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Dec 4, 2019
This was first visit and was very impressed with Dr. Bapat's professionalism and "bedside manner." I have recommended him ti my daughter.
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Dec 3, 2019
He took the time to set down and explain what he wanted to do next and answered all my questions.
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Nov 26, 2019
I am impressed with my Doctor. he explained my condition in detail.
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Nov 21, 2019
I don't think you can give doctor Bapata high enough score. he is a great person and doctor
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Nov 14, 2019
This was my initial visit with this provider so I'm not as yet able to judge how effective his treatment of patients is, however, he seemed very knowledgeable and ready to listen.
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Nov 13, 2019
Dr. Bapat is very knowledgeable and takes the time that he needs to answer questions. His bedside manner is very pleasant.
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Nov 11, 2019
very happy with my care and explanations provided
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Oct 25, 2019
amazing doctor
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Oct 22, 2019
he's excellent
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Oct 22, 2019
he always listens and explains everything in detail. love him he is awesome.
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Oct 21, 2019
Dr. Bapat was very congenial, provided information and explanations, listened to my concerns, did not seem rushed and did not argue with my choices. I never thought that a visit to a G.I. doctor could be a pleasure but my visit with Dr. Bapat was.
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Oct 21, 2019
provider is great. I tried for four months before I could see him. I had a stomach problem and needed to be seen sooner. I will probably change to someone else that you can see when you need him.
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Oct 10, 2019
caring and knowledgeable
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Oct 8, 2019
As busy as Dr. Bapat is, he will sit and talk in detail and fine solutions for you. Truly one of the best Doctors I have.
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Oct 7, 2019
Dr. Bapat went above and beyond to inform me of my test results by sending a personal message
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Oct 3, 2019
excellent service was provided by the staff and the Dr. thank you very much.
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Sep 30, 2019
i was extremely pleased with my visit. Everyone was kind and worked with me and my schedule to get my appointments in a timely manner.
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Sep 27, 2019
He is wonderful. He is very skilled and caring. I recommend him to everyone.
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Sep 25, 2019
I feel very fortunate to have Dr. Bapat as my doctor. He listened carefully to my concerns and explained next steps in the treatment plan thoroughly. He is compassionate and instilled confidence in me.
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Sep 22, 2019
I was very happy with Dr Bapat.
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Sep 15, 2019
wonderful visit and will continue using this specialist
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Sep 6, 2019
very helpful.
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Sep 6, 2019
impressed that I was seen near my appt time, the Dr sat and talked to me face to face, he spent 30 min with me. He was genuinely interested, concerned, respected me, talked sensibly to me and explained everything. He is just the best and so glad he is my Dr. He thanked me for coming to see him!!!
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Sep 4, 2019
staff extremely courteous. answered all my questions. great from when I walked in till I walked out.
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Sep 4, 2019
very excellent in careinng for my
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Sep 4, 2019
I will always continue to use Dr. Bapat because of his professional diagnosis as well as his true caring of me being his patient.
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Sep 1, 2019
he listened and really took seriously the intense pain I'm in and never doubted it or shadowed it as something minuscule.
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Aug 22, 2019
Dr. Bapat is excellent. He and his staff not only accommodated me in his busy schedule, but took care of our concerns, and follow up procedures promptly. His attention to detail and Q&A style generates confidence.
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Aug 22, 2019
Dr Bapat has excellent people skills. He explained my health concerns to me clearly.
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Aug 22, 2019
Dr. Bapat was extremely helpful with explaining why I may be experiencing my issues. He seemed knowledgeable and caring. His staff was great also.
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Aug 16, 2019
very personable and also as soon as I had had an MRI for a possible concern, Dr. Bapat immediately sent back the results to give me peace of mind. He also explains any questions I had in an understandable manner but also with kindness. Thanks!
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Aug 15, 2019
He was very informative and took the time to answer all my questions. I certainly appreciated that about him and his office staff.
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Aug 11, 2019
Dr. Bapat thoroughly answered my questions, without making me feel like I was taking too much time. He showed concern for my issue and I felt assured that we would find a treatment. I also really appreciated that prior to coming into the exam room, he spoke to the scheduling department to find an opening for the test I needed.
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Aug 9, 2019
professional
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Aug 7, 2019
Dr. Bapat was very friendly and explained everything so that I understood. Gave me a the information I needed. A+!
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Aug 3, 2019
Very helpful in resolving my problem and hints to help eliminate future issues.
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Aug 2, 2019
He is always attentive and understanding. It is difficult to get an appointment but that is expected.
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Aug 1, 2019
patient listened clear explanations. very impressed
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Jul 30, 2019
Dr. Bapat took time and care in explanation of procedure and results. We think he is professional, compassionate and knowledgeable. How fortunate we are to have him on our medical team.
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