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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
ACCEPTS NEW PATIENTS
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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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 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 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(349)
Overall: 4.9*
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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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Mar 24, 2020
Very Efficient and Concerned
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Mar 21, 2020
Dr. Amari is the best doctor I've ever had. She's very smart, and it's obvious that she really cares about my wellbeing. I trust her completely.
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Mar 20, 2020
Dr Amari is great!
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Mar 18, 2020
Wonderful experience
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Mar 13, 2020
Was very satisfied with the care from all of the staff.
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Mar 12, 2020
Dr Amari is very concerned for my health and is truly concerned about my family.
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Mar 11, 2020
Dr. Amari is always caring and concerned for my well being. She truly listens to me and I feel like I have a say in my care.
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Mar 10, 2020
I enjoy visiting with my doctor. She is very sweet and is concerned about my health and I appreciate that. Her nurse is so sweet and polite always have a smile on her face. They do very good work.
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Mar 6, 2020
Very courteous and professional! Always takes the time to explain everything!
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Mar 6, 2020
Dr. Amari has the best bedside manner and is the definition of professional. My concerns are her concerns and she always has a wealth of information to share and multiple treatment options. In addition she is aware of the cost of healthcare and in willing to discuss available alternatives.
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Mar 5, 2020
I felt cared for she listened to me, was responsive and made eye contact. Dr. Avari was polite and and very professional . I just needed more information on her thoughts of why the medication change what she thought of my condition and not have to wait so long before I find out the lab results. I wanted to know more of her thoughts of my condition.
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Mar 4, 2020
Really appreciate Dr. Amari. She seems to really listen and take into consideration any concerns I have.
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Feb 26, 2020
Dr. Amari listened to my concerns and I liked her as a doctor.
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Feb 25, 2020
Dr.Amari is an excellent doctor.She is always has concern for my health and I would never trust my care to anyone else.
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Feb 24, 2020
love Dr. Amari. she has helped me manage my arthritis for years.
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Feb 22, 2020
She listened to all my concerns.
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Feb 21, 2020
Dr. Amari is a. Rey caring and compassionate individual.
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Feb 21, 2020
Professional, good listener, and took time to understand history and symptoms.
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Feb 19, 2020
Dr Amari seems thorough and carin g.
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Feb 19, 2020
I appreciate that she cares about her patients
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Feb 19, 2020
front desk and nurses and Dr Amari are fantastic doctors and professionals.. very courteous and care for your well being... highly recommend this office and staff
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Feb 18, 2020
She is one of the best Doctor I have ever met, very professional, courteous and caring. She spends a lot of time making sure she answers all my questions. she is the best
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Feb 18, 2020
Dr Amari and staff are the best A +
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Feb 17, 2020
Caring efficient doctor and staff. They make everything easy.
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Feb 17, 2020
excellent care
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Feb 15, 2020
Dr. Amari makes me feel like I have a say in my care.
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Feb 15, 2020
Dr. Amari is always very easy to talk to and really listens and explains things if I have questions.
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Feb 14, 2020
very through. long drive, but worth it
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Feb 13, 2020
prompt, courteous and I didn't feel rushed with doctor
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Feb 13, 2020
Dr Amari has been my RA doctor for several years. She's extremely efficient & sincere. I've recommended her to other people. She is located quite far from where I live, but well worth the drive. I feel comfortable when I see her.
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Feb 12, 2020
Dr. Amari is excellent - a good listener, knowledgeable and pro-active.
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Feb 11, 2020
I was worked into this doctor's schedule because of an urgent need for diagnosis. Glad I was able to see her immediately. She is very professional and quick thinking, and pleasant as well. Easy to talk to. She listened well tto.
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Feb 11, 2020
Dr Amari was wonderful. She was very professional and knowledgeable. she was prepared for my appointment and had all my medical records available. she is a great asset to Baylor Scott & White.
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Feb 10, 2020
Extremely informative and personable. Listened to my concerns and helped figure out a plan for me.
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Feb 9, 2020
very respectful and responded well to all of my questions and/or concerns.
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Feb 7, 2020
I always have a great experience here.
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Feb 7, 2020
Dr Amari and her staff are great. Professional, friendly, thorough.
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Feb 5, 2020
Dr. Amari always takes the time to listen to me and explain the direction of my care. I do not feel rushed.
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Feb 5, 2020
always caring. she wants what's best.
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Feb 4, 2020
She was awesome she explained everything so I could understand it. My visit was the best.
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Feb 3, 2020
Very knowledgeable and easy to talk to.
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Feb 3, 2020
Dr. Amari has always a very caring and knowledgeable doctor. I feel very comfortable dealing with her and her assistant. They help me getting around since I do use a cane.
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Jan 31, 2020
short wait time, friendly and professional office. Dr Amari was nice and helped me with getting pain relief ideas that I was not familiar with. Great Dr.
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Jan 30, 2020
She always listens very good & offers options, highly recommend her.
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Jan 30, 2020
Dr was VERY caring and interesting in answering my questions in detail! I felt she really listened to me
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Jan 30, 2020
professional, well educated on the subject of arthritis. I am feeling much better today because of her attention to my problems
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Jan 29, 2020
fast, thorough, interested
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Jan 28, 2020
Dr. Amari is very kind. She showed me that care very much for my wellbeing. She listened and gave me good advice. I would recommend her to anyone that has RA like me. Thank you so much.
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Jan 24, 2020
I am a new patient, so I haven't really had a chance to develop an opinion. But so far I am pleased.
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Jan 24, 2020
Dr. Amari is so kind and loves to educate all of her clients.
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Jan 24, 2020
all the issues and concerns I have with my body, she takes the time to listen, she makes eye contact, she lets me know what she thinks would be the best possible route we should take in getting my body back right, she explains the medications to me and so on and she always lets me know if I have any issues or concerns don't hesitate to reach out to her.
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Jan 23, 2020
outstanding customer experience
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Jan 23, 2020
Friendly, on time and helpful care.
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Jan 23, 2020
I drive more than two hours just to see her because of the great care.
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Jan 21, 2020
Dr Amari and her staff are always wonderful
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Jan 21, 2020
Dr. Amari is a tremendous doctor since she includes me in decisions for my treatment and remembers me personally every time we meet. She is smart, personable, and helpful!
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Jan 20, 2020
Love Dr Amari and her staff. Always friendly and Doc spends all the time with me that I need. Seems concerned with my health and progress.
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Jan 19, 2020
Always very caring and understanding of my condition. Gives me tips to better handle my disease.
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Jan 18, 2020
always listens to my concerns
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Jan 16, 2020
She knew what she was talking about, explained it very well and put me at ease while doing it.
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Jan 16, 2020
Dr. Amari is a loving, caring doctor. I am so thankful for her
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Jan 15, 2020
Excellent! Listened to my concerns and seemed to want to help.
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Jan 15, 2020
Polite, through
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Jan 14, 2020
best caring provider ever
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Jan 13, 2020
Excellent
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