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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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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
  • 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)
  • Education: University Of Texas Medical Branch - Galveston (2003)
  • Fellowship: Washington University (2009)
  • Residency: Internal Medicine, Ut Southwestern Medical Center (2006)
  • Internship: Internal Medicine, Ut Southwestern Medical Center (2004)
Certifications
  • Rheumatology - American Board of Internal Medicine
  • Rheumatology - American Board of Internal Medicine/Rheumat
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 Nov 13, 2019, Wassila Amari, MD  has reported no outside relationship with Industry that is applicable to this listing.

Reviews(309)
Overall: 4.8*
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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
Polite, through
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Jan 15, 2020
Excellent! Listened to my concerns and seemed to want to help.
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Jan 14, 2020
best caring provider ever
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Jan 13, 2020
Excellent
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Jan 10, 2020
First time seeing her so I know very little about her but she was good and fair about my problem and how to deal with it.
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Jan 10, 2020
very thorough- not rushed- opportunity to ask questions-- included my son in conversation--Dr Amari is very caring and concerned
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Jan 3, 2020
the doctor and nurse spent a lot of time answering all of my questions. wonderful experience would highly recommend!
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Jan 1, 2020
I always had a good visit doctor Amaria, I hope she will be there for ever, and I trust her MEDICAL judgment and opinion.
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Dec 26, 2019
love Dr Amari and her entire staff. top notch care.
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Dec 24, 2019
Dr. Amari was and always is very professional, caring and shows compassion towards me.
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Dec 21, 2019
She is the best l have everehad, love her
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Dec 20, 2019
Dr. Amari is very trustworthy. She listens and truly cares how you are feeling. She gives excellent advice on how to lessen arthritic pain.
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Dec 19, 2019
Dr. Amari always takes the time to listen to my comments and asks about various health related issues.
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Dec 18, 2019
I have only seen Dr Amari 3 times; however each time she has answered my questions and provided very clear information about my diagnosis.
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Dec 18, 2019
very caring doctor
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Dec 16, 2019
she disregarded my regular care providers diagnosis and continued to tell me my symptoms weren't those of the conditions (which after extensive research I have every symptom ) continued to say I should talk to someone as though a councilor is going to change test results that are random and continuously changing . she didn't look at or check my hands and joints that stiffen and hurt she looked at my feet and checked my glands in my neck then listened to my heart and said talk to someone and a neurologist to rule out MS and neurological issues that fibromyalgia did not cause memory or loss of thought process fogginess headaches sensitive to touch pains throughout my body balance etc...
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Dec 16, 2019
Dr. Amari is a wonderful care giver. She always takes the time to answer my questions and always involves me in my treatments.
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Dec 11, 2019
Since I've been under Dr. Amari's care, she has been very caring & concerned about my condition
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Dec 11, 2019
Dr. Amari is very personable and expresses genuine concern for my well being.
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Dec 11, 2019
wonderful
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Dec 10, 2019
She is a very caring compassionate doctor who met my needs in every way.
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Dec 10, 2019
Dr. Amari is awesome - I have recommended her to several people looking for a. Rheumatologist
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Dec 7, 2019
Her work was very thorough.
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Dec 5, 2019
Dr Amari is extremely knowledgeable in her specialty as well as many other aspects of healthcare. She always has a solid answer for all of my questions and is delightful to work with.
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Nov 28, 2019
i love Dr. Amari and her staff. Very sweet and professional
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Nov 24, 2019
professional, knowledgeable, and caring
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Nov 14, 2019
very efficient and knowledgeable.
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Nov 13, 2019
Dr. Amari has always shown concern, very informative and has helped me tremendously.
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Nov 13, 2019
She seems like a great doctor. I just felt rushed during my visit. I wanted to build rapport.
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Nov 13, 2019
Dr. Amari is tops, and I have recommended her to friends and family. Thanks :-))
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Nov 10, 2019
great care
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Nov 7, 2019
EVERYONE in Dr Amari's office is amazing. I always feel that they are striving to see that I feel better. Dr Amari is very thorough, and listens to what you have to say. I am very thankful to have found this office!
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Nov 5, 2019
She is extremely knowledgeable, professional and listens to and addresses any questions or concerns.
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Nov 2, 2019
Great experience
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Nov 2, 2019
Excellent provider with great bedside manners
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Oct 29, 2019
Very professional, efficient and helpful. very pleased with the staff and overall experience
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Oct 29, 2019
Always thorough.
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Oct 28, 2019
she listens to me
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Oct 28, 2019
professional , knowledgeable ,friendly
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Oct 28, 2019
competent, professional, compassionate
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Oct 25, 2019
Thoughtful...listened
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Oct 25, 2019
Dr Amari is the greatest!
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Oct 23, 2019
Concise and informative. Also kind to answer questions.
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Oct 22, 2019
she's a good listener to include my concerns.
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Oct 22, 2019
I like this doctor
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Oct 19, 2019
dr amari is the best!
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Oct 18, 2019
she's always concerned about my health
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Oct 18, 2019
This was an A+ experience.
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Oct 18, 2019
VERY COURTEOUS
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Oct 17, 2019
A hard to find excellent provider
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