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Wassila Amari, MD

Rheumatology
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About
Wassila Amari, MD received her medical degree from the University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston, TX and completed her internal medicine residency program at University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas. She was fellowship trained in rheumatology at Washington University in St. Louis, MO. Dr. Amari is board certified in internal medicine and rheumatology. Dr. Amari's clinical interests include, but are not limited to diagnosing and treating various autoimmune diseases such as rheumatoid arthritis, psoriatic arthritis, lupus, and scleroderma. Dr. Amari also treats osteoarthritis, gout and pseudogout. She performs joint injections for joint inflammation and for osteoarthritis.

LanguagesEnglish
Ages SeenAdults, Geriatrics
Hospital Affiliations
  • Baylor University Medical Center, part of Baylor Scott & White Health
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 - Great West Open Access PPO-Open Access
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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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FirstCare Health Plans - FirstCare Access PPO Network
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FirstCare Health Plans - FirstCare Select HMO Network
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FirstCare Health Plans - FirstCare Select Plus HMO Network
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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 - 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
  • Medical School: Ut Medical Branch At Galveston (2003)
  • Education: University of Texas Medical Branch - Galveston (2003)
  • Internship: Internal Medicine, UT Southwestern Medical Center (2004)
  • Residency: Internal Medicine, UT Southwestern Medical Center (2006)
  • Fellowship: Washington University (2009)
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 May 11, 2020, Wassila Amari, MD  has reported no outside relationship with Industry that is applicable to this listing.

Reviews(354)
Overall: 4.9*
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Sep 12, 2020
Dr. Amari and her staff are the most caring staff I've ever dealt with. I look forward to my appointments. They go out of their way to help me.
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Sep 12, 2020
Dr. Amari was very thorough and attentive. helped ease my concerns.
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Sep 11, 2020
professional and attentively good to patient.
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Sep 11, 2020
I always have a wonderful experience with Dr Amari and staff.
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Sep 10, 2020
she takes the time to listen and explains her plans for my care in an understanding way
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Sep 9, 2020
it was my first visit and I'm hopeful she can help me
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Sep 4, 2020
Dr. Amari always spends as much time as I need. She seems to truly care and I trust her advice. I never feel rushed when I am there but I get in and out quickly.
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Sep 4, 2020
Dr. Amari asked thorough questions and listened to what I had to say. she ordered appropriate bloodwork and x-rays and got back to me extremely quickly to follow-up.
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Sep 3, 2020
Great experience
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Aug 31, 2020
Dr. Amari and her staff take of great deal of time and compassion on her visits
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Aug 28, 2020
Dr was willing to listen and I felt that she really care about me.
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Aug 28, 2020
very positive! I feel she can really help me!very professional and attentive to my problems.
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Aug 28, 2020
great
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Aug 27, 2020
excellent
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Aug 26, 2020
Dr. Amari took the time to explain everything to me, I did not feel rushed. A good experience.
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Aug 22, 2020
excellent
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Aug 21, 2020
excellent experience
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Aug 18, 2020
Dr. Amari is a most wonderful doctor. She always gives you her undivided attention. She is a great listener.
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Aug 18, 2020
excellent provider nurses etc they have made my full process so much easier. Dr is very informative as well.
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Aug 17, 2020
very good experience. Excellent care Dr. Amari is a very good doctor who shows concern, knowledge, and sympathy.
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Aug 12, 2020
Beyond impressed with how Dr. Amari explained the possible causes of my symptoms and listened to my history. I have not had that level of explanation from providers in a few years.
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Aug 11, 2020
Dr Amari is always ready, concerned and helpful for me to better understand my condition.
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Aug 11, 2020
awesome
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Aug 9, 2020
Dr Amari is the third rheumatologist I've been to and by far the best.
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Aug 7, 2020
Dr Amari is amazing!! so happy we found her years back! hope we never loose her. she had helped me and my wife emencely !!!
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Aug 7, 2020
Always kind and listening
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Aug 7, 2020
I have met with a lot of rheumatologists and Dr. Amari is, by far, one of the best! She has a wonderful empathetic, bedside manner that is often missing with others.
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Aug 6, 2020
I've never had a provider as good as Dr Amari. Her office and staff are a reflection of her kindness and professionalism.
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Aug 4, 2020
My first experience with his doctor didn't go as well as I hoped. But this recent visit has made me feel much more comfortable with her and her practice. I felt like she was interested in my condition and provided me with a good direction. I am so pleasantly surprised
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Aug 4, 2020
Honestly, Dr Amani was one of the best physicians I have encountered. She took adequate time to listen, inform and educate during our visit. I left the office with my questions answered. Great physician and experience.
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Aug 3, 2020
The staff and Physician was kind and inviting.Although mask covered nose and mouth , from tone of voice and body language, the mood in office was pleasant and inviting.Thank you for an awesome first visit.
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Jul 31, 2020
always a pleasant experience. would definitely recommend.
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Jul 31, 2020
any issue and she will handle it. great doc!
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Jul 31, 2020
As always my visits to Dr. Amari are always pleasant from the receptionists to the nurse and the doctor
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Jul 31, 2020
Great experience.
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Jul 30, 2020
excellent service and very courteous staff.
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Jul 29, 2020
She always listens very well & makes suggestions
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Jul 29, 2020
Dr. Amari was thorough and helpful. she took time to ask questions and make sure I understood the evaluation and follow up.
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Jul 28, 2020
very professional and friendly. puts you at ease!
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Jul 28, 2020
she's very good and knowledgeable
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Jul 27, 2020
I always have a great visit in the office if Dr. Amari. Everyone is so sweet and polite. i enjoy coming to see Dr. Amari.
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Jul 27, 2020
This was only my initial visit with Dr.Amari and all went very well. I expect subsequent visits will confirm my satisfaction with our dr/patient relationship.
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Jul 24, 2020
Excellent
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Jul 23, 2020
This is the best doctor for my condition. Very caring and so is the staff. She is on top of my care and I have no worries. I am at this point close to being back to normal with my condition! I love this doctor and staff. They treat me like family.
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Jul 22, 2020
a la entrada me resiviern con un saludo, la asistente de la doctor me resive con mucho respeto y amabilida . excellent work
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Jul 19, 2020
Wassila understood my concerns and acted on them promptly. She also responded promptly to the portal message I sent her.
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Jul 18, 2020
Dr, Amari always shows concern and asks sufficient questions to determine the best solution to my problem with joint pain and discomfort.
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Jul 17, 2020
I love this facility, staff & provider & I am very very picky.Thank you all for great customer service, professionalism and cleanliness.
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Jul 16, 2020
very goodgot confirmation of diagnosis
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Jul 15, 2020
Very respectful and gave me great information
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Jul 14, 2020
I've been seeing Dr. Amari for years. she is a really good doctor.
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Jul 13, 2020
great service
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Jul 9, 2020
Dr.Amari Has Always Taken Great Care Of Me & She Takes Her Time With Me On Each Visit.Most Drs.Rush When They Come Into Examing Room Not Her I Always Feel She Listens & Answers All My Questions. I'm Very Blessed To Have Her Take Care Of Me.
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Jul 8, 2020
she always caring and friendly and listens to my concerns
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Jul 7, 2020
Dr. Amari's first visit assessment was very thorough. She showed concern in my overall health and referred me to a specialist. The receptionists in front were very pleasant and professional. Dr. Amari's nurse was very nice and professional also.
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Jul 3, 2020
Dr. Amari and all her staff have always been the most positively responsible team of the many physicians I have. Dr. Amari has worked with me very patiently to make my pain issues bearable. I recommend her to anyone.
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Jul 2, 2020
always courteous, not a long wait and in current Covid-19 conditions all possible safety precautions were in place.
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Jul 1, 2020
she is amazing.
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Jul 1, 2020
good, she was attentive and spend time with me, examined me, we discussed my condition and she answered my questions.
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Jul 1, 2020
she provides information concerning other options. and she truly cares goes out her way most of the times to give you more options concerning treatment plan.
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Jun 25, 2020
Very nice to have a doctor spend time listening. In my case I had some new concerns this visit I wanted to discuss.
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Jun 24, 2020
Dr. Amari is great & so is her staff.
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Jun 23, 2020
professional and listens. she knows her stuff!
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Jun 19, 2020
I can not stress enough how wonderful Dr. Amari is. She has helped with with all my medical conditions and continues to when new issues develop. She does this with a very genuine caring manner and explains everything. The best RA doctor I have ever had.
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Jun 19, 2020
It met my needs
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Jun 18, 2020
Experience was good, maybe after i see her again and she gets to know me the experience would be more personable
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Jun 18, 2020
Explains everything very well. Efficient and very articulate. Asks appropriate questions.
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Jun 17, 2020
Dr. Amari seemed very concerned with all my issues and explained in detail
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Jun 16, 2020
Dr Amari is wonderful. She really listens to my concerns and I never feel stupid when I ask her questions.
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Jun 15, 2020
best of the best
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Jun 13, 2020
Everything was great.
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Jun 12, 2020
good communication with me
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Jun 11, 2020
Dr. Amari is great. She takes time to listen and carefully prepares a plan for my care.
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Jun 10, 2020
Dr. Amari is very attentive and concerned about my health care. She orders specific tests as needed. Very compassionate and professional.
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Jun 9, 2020
Dr Amari is very attentive and caring. she answers all my questions and concerns.
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Jun 7, 2020
Dr. Amari is one of the few doctors who show empathy toward their patients. Plus, she seems to know what she is doing in her job. I would recommend her to anybody.
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Jun 5, 2020
very personable and knowledgeable
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Jun 4, 2020
Dr Amari, treated me with respect and friendliness . she answered my questions and told me her concerns. Dr Amari also wrote down the things we discussed as well. I'm very thankful for that. Dr Amari is very professional and very nice.
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May 15, 2020
Dr. Amari is wonderful. She makes you feel that she really cares about your welfare.
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May 9, 2020
Best experience possible.
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Apr 2, 2020
Dr. Amari is a good listener and allows me to feel like I'm part of the conversation/decision-making.
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Apr 1, 2020
she's amazing.
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Apr 1, 2020
Dr. Amari and her staff are attentive and take their time when seeing me. They have also learned things about me, remembered them, and bring them up when I visit. They care.
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