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Yasir Imtiaz Cheema, MD

Pulmonary Medicine, Sleep Medicine

Accepts New Patients
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About Yasir Imtiaz Cheema, MD

Dr. Cheema is currently an Assistant Professor at Texas A&M, he has a special interest in Diagnostic Bronchoscopies and in Lung Cancer screenings as well as staging.  He is also very keen in new research regarding Pulmonary Fibrosis/ COPD and new therapeutic interventions. He has a special interest in different types of Sleep Apneas and hypoventilation syndromes and working closely with the patients to come up with the best non-invasive ventilatory modality for the patients.


LanguagesEnglish
Ages SeenAdults, Geriatrics, Newborns (0-28 days), Children (ages 3-11), Adolescents (ages 12-18), Infants and Toddlers (ages 0-2)
Hospital Affiliations
  • Baylor Scott & White Medical Center - Marble Falls
  • Baylor Scott & White Medical Center - Temple
  • Baylor Scott & White Continuing Care Hospital - Temple
Insurance Accepted
*Accepted plans and benefits may vary by location.
INSURANCE PLAN
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Aetna - Aetna Signature Administrators
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Aetna - Choice POS II
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Aetna - Elect Choice
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Aetna - Health Network Only
Aetna - Health Network Option
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Aetna - HMO
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Aetna - Managed Choice
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Aetna - Open Access Elect Choice
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Aetna - Open Access HMO
Aetna - Open Access Managed Choice
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Aetna - Open Access Select
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Aetna - Open Choice PPO
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Aetna - QPOS
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Aetna - Select SM
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Aetna - US Access
Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Access PPO
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Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Extended PPO
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Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Plus HMO
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Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Plus PPO
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Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Preferred EPO Network
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Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Preferred HMO - Individual Marketplace
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Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Preferred HMO Network - Group
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Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Preferred PPO Network
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Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - BSW SeniorCare Advantage HMO
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Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - BSW SeniorCare Advantage PPO
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Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - BSWH Employee Network - PPO & HSA
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Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - BSWH Employee Network - SEQA & EQA
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Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - Covenant Preferred HMO
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Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - EPO Network-Group
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Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - EPO Network-Individual/Family
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Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - ERS BSW Preferred HMO Network
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Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - Hendrick Health Employee Plan
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Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - HMO Network-Group
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Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - HMO Network-Individual/Family
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Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - McLane Group Network
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Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - PPO Choice Network
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Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - PPO Choice Preferred Network
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Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - PPO Network-Group
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Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - Pyco Industries Employee Plan
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Baylor Scott & White Quality Alliance - DFW ConnectedCare
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Bell County Public Health District - Bell County Public Health District
Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Advantage Bronze
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Advantage Silver
Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Choice Plus
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 - Blue Essentials Access HMO
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Premier
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Premier Open Access HMO
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Federal Select PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield - Indemnity
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Medicare Advantage
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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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Blue Cross Blue Shield - ParPlan
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - STAR Kids
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Traditional
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Brookshire Brothers - Brookshire Brothers Employee Plan (Nexcaliber)
Cigna - CAC Plan
Cigna - Cigna Choice Fund
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Cigna - EPO
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Cigna - Flexcare
Cigna - HMO
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Cigna - HMO Open Acces
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Cigna - HMO Open Access
Cigna - HMO/POS
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Cigna - LocalPlus
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Cigna - LocalPlusIN
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Cigna - Network
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Cigna - Network Open Access
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Cigna - Network POS
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Cigna - Open Access Plus
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Cigna - POS
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Cigna - POS Open Access
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Cigna - PPO
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Consolidated Association of Railroad Employees - Self-Insured Employee Plan
Coventry - Coventry/First Health
Envolve Vision - Envolve Vision
EyeMed Vision - EyeMed Vision
First Health - First Health PPO
FirstCare Health Plans - BSW Plus HMO
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FirstCare Health Plans - BSW Plus PPO
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FirstCare Health Plans - BSW Preferred HMO Network - Group
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FirstCare Health Plans - CHIP
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FirstCare Health Plans - FirstCare Access PPO Network
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FirstCare Health Plans - FirstCare Advantage Dual SNP (HMO SNP)
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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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FirstCare Health Plans - Hendrick Health Employee Plan
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FirstCare Health Plans - Pyco Industries Employee Plan
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FirstCare Health Plans - STAR Medicaid - MRSA
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Galaxy Health Network - Galaxy Health Network
Gladney Center - Gladney Center
Healthscope - DART ACO
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Healthscope - DART ACO Flex
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HealthSmart - ACCEL Network
HealthSmart - HealthSmart PPO
HealthSmart - HealthSmart Preferred Care EPO
HealthSmart - HealthSmart Preferred Care GEPO
HealthSmart - Preferred Network
Humana Behavioral - Tricare Members Only
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Humana - ChoiceCare
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Humana - ChoiceCare Preferred Network
Humana - Commercial HMO Plans
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Humana - Commercial PPO Plans
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Humana - Humana Preferred
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Humana - Medicare Advantage Plans (exclude Southwestern Health Resources Network)
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Humana - National POS
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Imagine Health - EPN
Independent Medical Systems - IMS Network
Magellan - CHIP
Magellan - Navigator Networks
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Magellan - STAR
Magellan - STAR Kids
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Medicaid - AmeriGroup
Medicaid - Oklahoma Medicaid
Medicaid - Parkland HealthFirst
Medicaid - Superior HealthPlan
Medicaid - Traditional Medicaid
Medical Development International - MDI
Medicare Railroad - Medicare Railroad
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Medicare - Traditional Medicare
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Midland Memorial Hospital - Employee Benefit Plan
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OccuNet - Occupational Networks of Texas, Inc.
Optum - United Behavioral Healthcare/Optum
PHCS Network - Beech Street of Texas PPO
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Reny Company - Workers Comp
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Superior Vision - Superior Vision
Superior - Ambetter Balance Care - Silver
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Superior - Foster Care
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Three Rivers Network - Three Rivers Network
Tricare - Tricare Extra
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Tricare - Tricare Prime
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Tricare - Tricare Select
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TriWest - VA-PCCC
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United Behavioral Healthcare/Optum - United Behavioral Healthcare/Optum
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UnitedHealth - Nexus ACO OA
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UnitedHealth - PPO
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UnitedHealth - Secure Horizons
UnitedHealth - Select +
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UnitedHealth - Select EPO
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UnitedHealth - Select Plus POS
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UnitedHealth - STAR
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University Mary Hardin - Baylor-Employee Benefit Plan
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Insurance listings are subject to change without prior notice. Please call your physician's office or your health or insurance plan to verify coverage information prior to scheduling your visit or procedure. Not all members participating in contracted networks have "in network" access. In network participation may change from time to time without prior notice. Independent providers (which could include, for example only, anesthesiologists, radiologists, pathologists, emergency medicine physicians, advance practice professionals, and other independent providers of health care services) may deliver part of your care, and such providers may be considered out-of-network on your health and insurance plans even if the Facility may be considered in network. If you desire additional information as to the providers who may be involved in providing your care, you can either ask your treating provider (who may know some of the specialists or groups who could be involved) or you can request a list of Facility-based physician groups by calling the following toll free number: (877) 810-0372. This list is updated annually and is subject to change without prior notice.

Meet Yasir Imtiaz Cheema, MD

Meet Yasir Cheema, MD

Background

Education
  • Education: Bachelor of Medicine/Surgery, University of the Punjab (1998)
  • Residency: Internal Medicine, Wyckoff Heights Hospital and Medical Ctr (2005)
  • Fellowship: Pulmonary Medicine, Brooklyn Hospital - Caledonian Hospital (2007)
Certifications
  • Pulmonary Disease - American Board of Internal Med/Pulmonary Disease
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 Aug 25, 2020, Yasir Imtiaz Cheema, MD  has reported no outside relationship with Industry that is applicable to this listing.

Reviews (287) for Yasir Imtiaz Cheema, MD

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Sep 13, 2022
Dr Cheema is a caring, incredibly capable pulmonary specialist. I am very confident in his ability to take care of me and keep me safe whenever I have a problem. I'm grateful for his service.
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Sep 9, 2022
Dr Cheema is my favorite doctor at Baylor Scott & White. He has changed my life for the better with his advise and support with use of the CPAP Machine. He is always cheerful and I always enjoy a chat with him.
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Sep 8, 2022
Each time I have visited with Dr. Cheema he has been knowledgeable and friendly. Excellent Ddoctor and staff members.
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Sep 8, 2022
Very kind and share the test results to best of my knowledge. Not a medical term.
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Sep 7, 2022
The doctor is caring and makes his patients feel welcome while taking care of their concerns.
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Sep 7, 2022
Great. Very attentive and responsive.
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Sep 5, 2022
Dr Cheema makes me feel safe and cared for. And his staff, too. I appreciate the clinic a great deal.
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Sep 3, 2022
Thoroughknowledgeablefriendly.nice bedside mannerinformative.
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Sep 2, 2022
I am thrilled to have this provider. He is personable and takes an interest in my health needs. His staff members are outstanding and very helpful.
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Sep 2, 2022
Exceptional he and his staff are all great.
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Sep 2, 2022
He listens and pays attention to what I am saying/experiencing re my health
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Sep 1, 2022
Always attentive and informative
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Aug 31, 2022
Very attentive and did a good job with fact finding and going over my history.
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Aug 31, 2022
Very good
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Aug 28, 2022
He listens and is a very caring doctor.
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Aug 25, 2022
Very knowledgeable and understanding
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Aug 24, 2022
It was very good.
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Aug 23, 2022
Obviously a well qualified astute physician
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Aug 23, 2022
Excellent care and support
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Aug 21, 2022
Long wait but the doctor gave me good attention when he got to me.
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Aug 20, 2022
He listens and appears to care. He is professional but puts you at ease.
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Aug 19, 2022
I already have recommended him to a dear friend who also adores Dr Cheema. He is very kind, knowledgeable, compassionate, caring, and thorough. I know that I am in good hands & that he has spent time learning about my unique medical enigmas. He contributes a great deal to my top doctor medical team.
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Aug 18, 2022
Always a pleasant experience
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Aug 15, 2022
Very genuine, caring, and also very easy to speak with about concerns. I like Dr. Cheema thoroughly explains my challenges and also my wins with my health to me.
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Aug 14, 2022
He is a very good Doctor
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Aug 9, 2022
Dr. Cheema is an excellent physician and is very caring.
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Aug 7, 2022
Dr Cheema was very thorough and answered my questions concerning sleep apnea.
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Aug 5, 2022
Great. Explained Everything to my satisfaction.
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Jul 29, 2022
Thorough and very competent
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Jul 28, 2022
Very good Doctor and staff!!!
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Jul 28, 2022
Very courteous and knowledgeable
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Jul 28, 2022
Very friendly clearly communicate
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Jul 26, 2022
I rate him among my very top doctors
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Jul 25, 2022
He is very helpful and courteous may be that's why scheduling office visits are so hard
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Jul 25, 2022
I have recommended him. My sister-in-law is now one of his patients.
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Jul 25, 2022
Great Doctor. I trust him.
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Jul 22, 2022
He was very kind and helpful
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Jul 19, 2022
Great
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Jul 19, 2022
Dr. Cheema's heart is in the right place as well as his team!
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Jul 16, 2022
Took care of all my needs
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Jul 14, 2022
I appreciate Dr. Cheema's explanation of the data provided. It is very helpful to have a well-informed overview of what the numbers and graphs really mean.
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Jul 14, 2022
Very knowledgeable and thorough
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Jul 13, 2022
He listened carefully, ordered tests which were conducted immediately. A friend at church uses same provider and shares my same feelings
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Jul 12, 2022
Excellent care
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Jul 12, 2022
Very good
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Jul 9, 2022
Great trust and confidence.
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Jul 8, 2022
Doctor Chema outstanding care provider. Has help me tremendously with my sleep issues.
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Jun 30, 2022
Dr Cheema and all of his staff took great care of me!I am thankful
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Jun 25, 2022
Always helpful.
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Jun 25, 2022
Dr. Cheema and his staff have always been personal and proffesional. Any questions asked have always been answered to our understanding.
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Jun 23, 2022
He is knowledgeable, caring, professional
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Jun 23, 2022
Already recommended this provider to others.
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Jun 23, 2022
Thank you
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Jun 16, 2022
Not much to say; he's an excellent doctor and his staff is first class.
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Jun 16, 2022
Doctor was very good and profesional he take care my problem y recomended my prescription to feel much better.
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Jun 15, 2022
Very favorable
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Jun 12, 2022
Went very well
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Jun 9, 2022
Always hood
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Jun 9, 2022
Very comfortable with Dr. Cheema. He reviewed my chart and tests and answered my questions. He also asked how my husband (also his patient) was doing.
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Jun 8, 2022
Dr. Cheema and his staff are very thorough and professional every time I am appointed to my checkups. I am very happy with the sound experience on all my visits.
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May 31, 2022
Very helpful and knowledgeable
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May 26, 2022
Excellent
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May 25, 2022
The Dr and staff show concern and are very caring
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May 24, 2022
Very satisfied!!
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May 18, 2022
Staff was very helpful and made me feel comfortable. Dr. Cheeks was personable and listened to what I needed to tell him.
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May 17, 2022
Very good
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May 16, 2022
Dr. Cheema is friendly, caring, personable, knowledgeable,...thank you!
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May 15, 2022
Dr. Cheema and his staff are very professional, courteous, knowledgeable, caring. Dr. Cheema is excellent and would recommend him highly.
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May 15, 2022
Caring & through.
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May 14, 2022
Dr. Cheema is a very concerned Dr.
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May 13, 2022
Great humanitarian and family oriented personable caregiver. In other words I like him.
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May 13, 2022
Thorough
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May 12, 2022
He listens!
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May 11, 2022
Concerned, patient, informative. Friendly, professional
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May 11, 2022
He is good at what he does and he has kept me alive .
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May 11, 2022
Dr Cheema is one of the best physicians I have ever consulted in every aspect of his profession.
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May 11, 2022
Excellent, professional, compassionate care.
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May 11, 2022
Friendly, personal, detailed oriented, said results from bipap device makes his poster patient.
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May 8, 2022
Very knowledgeable. Wants the best for his patients
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May 5, 2022
Always informative and professional. Dr. Cheema is one B-SW physician that I think is very good.
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