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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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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 - Open Access Plus
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Cigna - PPO
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Cigna - Great West Open Access PPO-Open Access
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Cigna - Great West 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 - HMO Network-Group-ORX Broad
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Scott & White Health Plan - HMO Network-Individual/Family-ORX Broad
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Scott & White Health Plan - HMO Network - Large Group
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Scott & White Health Plan - PPO Network-Group-ORX Broad
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Scott & White Health Plan - EPO Network-Group-ORX Broad
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Scott & White Health Plan - EPO Network-Individual/Family-ORX Broad
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Scott & White Health Plan - Cigna PPO Network - Out-of-Area Member Plan
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Scott & White Health Plan - Texas Statewide PPO
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Scott & White Health Plan - PHCS/OPTUM - PPO Network - Out-of-Area Member Plan
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Scott & White Health Plan - 2018 SeniorCare (Cost) Network
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Scott & White Health Plan - McLane Group Network
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Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Preferred HMO Network-ORX Broad
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Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Preferred PPO Network-ORX Broad
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Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Preferred EPO Network-ORX Broad
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Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Preferred HMO - Large Group
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Scott & White Health Plan - ERS BSW Preferred HMO Network
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Scott & White Health Plan - TRS - Active Care Participants Network
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Scott & White Health Plan - 2018 Vital Traditions Medicare Advantage Network (HMO)
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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 - BSWH Employee Network - PPO & HSA
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Scott & White Health Plan - BSWH Employee Network - SEQA & EQA
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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: Rheumatology, Washington University: Mo (2009)
  • Residency: Internal Medicine, Ut Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Tx (2006)
  • Internship: Internal Medicine, Ut Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Tx (2004)
  • Medical School: Ut Medical Branch At Galveston (2003)
Certifications
  • Rheumatology - American Board of Internal Medicine
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, Wassila Amari, MD  has reported no outside relationship with Industry that is applicable to this listing.

Reviews(306)
Overall: 4.8*
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Aug 7, 2019
very pleasant and very knowledgeable
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Aug 7, 2019
Dr Amari has always been extremely knowledgeable and explained my health issues in terms I could understand. she always listens to my questions and thoroughly explains her answers.
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Aug 5, 2019
a very patient and good doctor.
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Aug 4, 2019
Dr.Amari always takes the time to make sure everything is covered
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Aug 2, 2019
appreciate the punctuality at this office. the lab wait was very short as well
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Aug 2, 2019
Dr. Amari is very thorough in her explanations and very caring. Everyone I came in contact with at her office was very nice and courteous.
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Aug 1, 2019
Dr Amari shows an amazing interest and care to me and my concerns.i certainly hope i can continue to be a patient. she is amazing!
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Jul 28, 2019
rendered good care
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Jul 24, 2019
Good
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Jul 22, 2019
Dr and Nurse treated me with respect and very warm and friendly. Answered all my question and concerns.
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Jul 21, 2019
she listens and provides options
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Jul 19, 2019
excellent!! very good listener!!!
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Jul 19, 2019
Dr. Amari always spends a good amount of time asking questions and providing suggestions for my care. She definitely cares for her patients and enjoys what she does.
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Jul 19, 2019
Very Pleasant and Excellent Bedside Manners
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Jul 17, 2019
consistently very good
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Jul 12, 2019
her concern and information about my care see listened to me and not judgemental. thank you for your concerns.
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Jul 12, 2019
same great, compassionate experience I've come.to expect
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Jul 12, 2019
Wonderful. Caring, patient, listens to concerns and questions. Personable.
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Jul 11, 2019
I arrived early and the Dr. saw me before time of appointment
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Jul 10, 2019
always great
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Jul 10, 2019
first time. dr Amari was excellent. she answered all my questions and took all the time necessary to explain and answer questions. I was very impressed with her knowledge and "bedside manner".
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Jul 10, 2019
l was very pleased to have chosen her as my new doctor. She shows that she's cares about all aspects concerning my care and needs.
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Jul 8, 2019
Very Professional, She took the time to answer my questions and concerns.
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Jul 8, 2019
I've been a patient of Dr. Amari's for around 8 years!She's a wonderful doctor and I would recommend her to anyone!The staff is wonderful also!
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Jul 8, 2019
really respect Dr. Amari and feel she respects me.
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Jul 8, 2019
Dr. Wasilla is very compassionate. She also seems well-educated and skilled. I trust her.
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Jul 6, 2019
she's great
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Jul 3, 2019
Dr. Amari answered all my concerns and also gave me extra recommendations.
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Jun 28, 2019
Dr Amari and staff have always shown concern for my well being. They always ask if there's any questions and are ready to answer and provide written information if needed. I came to Dr. Amari When I was unhappy with my previous RA doctor.
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Jun 28, 2019
I have seen a few rheumatologist over the years and Dr. Amari Wasilia is the kindest one I've seen!
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Jun 27, 2019
very easy to discuss my medical condition
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Jun 27, 2019
always wants what's best for the patient.
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Jun 26, 2019
very knowledgeable, very friendly, presented herself quite professionally providing a comfort zone that any patient most likely wishes for.
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Jun 25, 2019
Dr. Amari is compassionate and thorough. She never rushes me and genuinely listens to what I have to say. I recommend her to anyone that needs a rheumatologist.
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Jun 22, 2019
Very attentive and knowledgeable
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Jun 21, 2019
Dr.Amari is attentive and caring in regards to my care. She listens, answers questions, and provides explanations and plans for care. I know that she has seen me as an overbooked appointment, and obviously giving up her time to make sure I received care.
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Jun 21, 2019
Dr. Amari was quite excellent in attending to my RA flare. She listened carefully to my explanation of the flare and knew exactly what I needed to recover quickly. My wife went along with me this time, and she was also impressed by Dr. Amari. It was a good visit, and her recommendations worked out nicely.
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Jun 21, 2019
she is always the Best, always listening to all you say
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Jun 19, 2019
Dr. Amari is the most knowledgeable rheumatologist I have ever seen. She listens to questions and responds with answers that explain aspects of your condition. She involves you in all areas of your care. Dr. Amari never issues edicts as if you are not a part of your care. I know that she is amazing!
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Jun 18, 2019
Great!
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Jun 17, 2019
She is thorough and friendly. Answers questions as needed.
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Jun 17, 2019
Everything was great.
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Jun 13, 2019
wouldn't go anywhere else. the best
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Jun 12, 2019
She listened to all my questions.
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Jun 12, 2019
I am happy to have established a relationship with Dr. Amari and feel confident with ongoing treatment.
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Jun 7, 2019
Dr Amari has always been very present and proactive in care and treatment for me. She is receptive to finding solutions and patient with my process.
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Jun 7, 2019
Very Courteous and respectful knowledgeable
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Jun 6, 2019
I love Dr Amari she cares for the patient
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Jun 6, 2019
BSW is fortunate to have Dr Amari on staff--one of the best Doctors I have ever experienced
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Jun 5, 2019
The doctor was very personable and actually listened to what I had to say and answered all my questions with a language I could understand. She was excellent in her in her demeanor
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Jun 3, 2019
love dr amari. she always shows concern for anything I bring up in my visits, does her best to improve my quality of life, understands insurance issues and tries to avoid anything that might delay care and is quick to message back about labs or concerns.
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Jun 2, 2019
she listened really concerned don't look at her watch. explain so that I can understand my treatment
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May 31, 2019
best rheumatologist ever. Wish her office weren't so far away.
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May 30, 2019
very caring, listened to my concerns. gave me a good care plan.
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May 30, 2019
I am always very satisfied with their professional attitude and care for patients
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May 28, 2019
Great care provider.
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May 24, 2019
best rheumatologist I've had so far. listens to my concerns and takes everything into consideration.
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May 24, 2019
Dr. Wassila was thorough and explained everything I asked. I appreciated her attention to detail and all of her staff was the same. My results were given very promptly and I would recommend her to anyone I know.
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May 24, 2019
I appreciate the time and interest my provider shared with me.
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May 22, 2019
I have recommended Dr. Amari to my friends on numerous occasions.
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May 22, 2019
Dr Amari and all her staff are very friendly and they just seem to care very much about what I am going thru with RA.
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May 22, 2019
We love Dr amari and her people are very nice and helpful.
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May 21, 2019
very good
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May 20, 2019
always makes me feel she genuinely cares about my health
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May 20, 2019
Very attentive
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May 17, 2019
she's very knowledgeable and courteous
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May 17, 2019
My visit with Dr. Amari is a consistently pleasant experience. Very efficient and well run office.
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May 16, 2019
was not able to diagnose my symptoms
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May 16, 2019
always a great experience. the coordination/record sharing between physicans is great!
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May 15, 2019
Dr. Amari is knowledgeable and kind! she is also personable.
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May 9, 2019
excellent
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May 8, 2019
Dr. Amari is all about considering all options of care. She wants your input on how you want to take control of your disease.
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May 8, 2019
always a good experience
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May 6, 2019
Dr. Amari is the best. She is extremely knowledgeable, professional and personable. She is very though, both in the questions she asks as well as providing answers to all of my questions and concerns. The office staff also deserves acknowledgement. They are extremely friendly and personable, while being very professional. Excellent facility all around.
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May 6, 2019
Dr Amari is kind, helpful, knowledgeable, and thorough. She always asks about my family and wants to understand my lifestyle so that she can help me make decisions about my chronic condition. I truly feel blessed to have her as my rheumatologist!
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May 5, 2019
Dr. Amari is a rare find. She spends a good amount of time to discuss and understand our needs. I haven't had this kind of care in a long time. I didn't feel rushed or discounted asking questions.
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May 4, 2019
I was so pleased with the entire team. I was very nervous but the dr and team eased my mind and provided the best care.
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May 3, 2019
Every visit at this provider has been absolutely amazing. Dr. Wasilla is extremely attentive, knowledgeable and professional. She treats me with respect and has informative and intelligent conversations with me regarding my healthcare for my condition.
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May 3, 2019
very atuned to my problems. always kind and friendly. The most efficient office I have ever been in.
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May 2, 2019
Have had this Dr a long time. She has always treated me kindly as well as her staff. Enjoy going there.
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May 2, 2019
love doctor amari and her entire team!!!
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May 1, 2019
Dr. Amari and her staff are just fabulous. I'm so thankful for all of them!
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Apr 30, 2019
excellent, as always.
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Apr 29, 2019
She was very easy to talk to and took into account what I said about my lifestyle and schedules
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Apr 29, 2019
I always feel like I can take to everyone in the office and that my questions with be answered.
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Apr 24, 2019
Dr. Amari is an amazing doctor/person. I always feel she is truly concerned with my condition and treatment plan. She has the ability to be professional, concerned, and very kind and caring at the same time. About a year ago, I moved about 38 miles from her office and I could not think of changing to another rheumatologist in this area, so I make the trip to stay with Dr. Amari because I trust her completely to make the right decisions in my care.
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Apr 24, 2019
professional,courteous and timely
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Apr 23, 2019
Dr. Amari and staff are wonderful.
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Apr 20, 2019
doctor Amari is the best, I had switched from doctor to doctor till I found her. everyone else seemed to follow a rule book of sorts but Amari listens to me And changes as I do.
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Apr 19, 2019
very empathetic, caring, knowledgeable and a really great listener. Excellent professional.
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Apr 19, 2019
Dr Amari and staff are amazing!!!! professional, caring and punctual!
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Apr 17, 2019
Not often I give all tens but Dr. Amariand her staff was awesome
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Apr 12, 2019
Dr. Amari is one of the most kind , caring doctors I have. She never seems in a rush and takes the time to explain things.
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Apr 12, 2019
She's very attentive and caring. I feel very comfortable with her care. We have had very good results.
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Apr 12, 2019
I am so pleased with Dr. Amari that I talked my daughter into seeing her also. We are both very happy with her care. As new issues come up, she makes sure we find a solution for my situation. She is excellent!
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Apr 11, 2019
very knowledgeable, friendly, takes plenty of time to explain everything.
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Apr 11, 2019
Dr. Amari has always been concerned over my health and always includes me in my care. she always refills prescriptions in a timely manner, where many do not. very much appreciated. she doesn't mess around and examines me as she's asking questions. She is one of my better doctors that I must visit. She's great.
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Apr 8, 2019
we. amari is an amazing doctor in my opinion! she always takes the time to thoroughly check all aspects of my condition.
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Apr 8, 2019
very professional and helpful with all concerns
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Apr 6, 2019
I would highly refer friends or family to Dr. Amari as I have in the past. She is a very good and caring provider.
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Apr 5, 2019
Dr. Amari is incredible. she goes above and beyond with her patients.
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Apr 2, 2019
Dr. Amari is friendly and answers all my questions.
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Apr 2, 2019
I would recommend Dr. Amari and her team to anyone. She is compassionate, understanding and thinks outside the @box". And her team is the same.
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Mar 31, 2019
very satisfactory visit. Thank you.
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Mar 27, 2019
Dr. Amari is the most caring doctor!!
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