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Yasir Imtiaz Cheema, MD

Pulmonary Medicine, Sleep Medicine
Accepts New Patients
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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 Continuing Care Hospital - Temple
  • Baylor Scott & White Medical Center - Llano
  • Baylor Scott & White Medical Center - Marble Falls
  • Baylor Scott & White Medical Center - Temple
Insurance Accepted
*Accepted plans and benefits may vary by location.
INSURANCE PLAN
ACCEPTS NEW PATIENTS
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 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 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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Baylor Scott & White Quality Alliance - DFW ConnectedCare
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Advantage HMO
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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 - 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 - 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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Cigna - Cigna Choice Fund
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Cigna - EPO
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Cigna - HMO
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Cigna - HMO Open Acces
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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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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 - STAR Medicaid - MRSA
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Healthscope - DART ACO
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Healthscope - DART ACO Flex
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Humana Behavioral - Tricare Members only
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Humana - ChoiceCare
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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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Medicare Railroad - Medicare Railroad
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Medicare - Traditional Medicare
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Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Plus HMO
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Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Plus PPO
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Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Preferred EPO Network
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Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Preferred HMO - Large Group
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Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Preferred HMO Network - Group
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Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Preferred PPO Network
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Scott & White Health Plan - BSWH Employee Network - PPO & HSA
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Scott & White Health Plan - BSWH Employee Network - SEQA & EQA
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Scott & White Health Plan - EPO Network-Group
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Scott & White Health Plan - EPO Network-Individual/Family
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Scott & White Health Plan - ERS BSW Preferred HMO Network
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Scott & White Health Plan - HMO Network - Large Group
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Scott & White Health Plan - HMO Network-Group
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Scott & White Health Plan - HMO Network-Individual/Family
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Scott & White Health Plan - McLane Group Network
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Scott & White Health Plan - PPO Choice Network
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Scott & White Health Plan - PPO Choice Preferred Network
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Scott & White Health Plan - PPO Network-Group
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Scott & White Health Plan - RightCare STAR Medicaid Network
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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 - CHIP
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Superior - CHIP Perinate
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Superior - Foster Care
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Superior - STAR
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Superior - STAR+PLUS
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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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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 - Navigate EPO
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UnitedHealth - Navigate HMO
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UnitedHealth - Navigate HMO+
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UnitedHealth - Navigate POS
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UnitedHealth - Options PPO
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UnitedHealth - PPO
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UnitedHealth - Select +
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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
  • 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 Center (2007)
Certifications
  • Pulmonary Disease (Sub-Spec Cert) - American Board of Internal Med/Pulmonary Disease
  • Sleep Medicine (Sub-Spec Cert) - American Board of Internal Med/Sleep 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 11, 2020, Yasir Imtiaz Cheema, MD  has reported no outside relationship with Industry that is applicable to this listing.

Reviews(268)
Overall: 4.6*
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Sep 11, 2020
I was surprised that this doctor was able to provide new prescriptions and patches plus vitamins for the RLS that I had been dealing with for years. i didn't know there were any new therapies nor did my previous neurologist recommend them.
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Sep 9, 2020
was on time for appt, friendly, asked for my input
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Sep 3, 2020
Dr. Chema is an outstanding doctor. He is a credit to your company and you are looking coy to have him.
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Sep 1, 2020
Dr. Cheema has a true compassion for his patients. My case was a challenge to him. A challenge which he took head on.
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Aug 28, 2020
excellent
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Aug 27, 2020
very good
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Aug 27, 2020
good
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Aug 21, 2020
excellent
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Aug 21, 2020
very informative.
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Aug 20, 2020
thoroughly explained my condition and recommended some lifestyle changes.
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Aug 13, 2020
Always sound advice and excellent professionalism.
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Aug 12, 2020
Dr Cheema is always very caring and attentive .
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Aug 7, 2020
Very thorough, concerned and pleasant. I am comfortable with him and his staff.
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Aug 7, 2020
Excellent. Very thorough. Scheduled two more appointments to further check my condition. Changing the device for my sleep apnea.
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Aug 6, 2020
I'm very pleased with Dr. Chema.
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Aug 2, 2020
Very professional
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Jul 31, 2020
He has always been helpful and explains everything and his assistants are very professional.
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Jul 30, 2020
Dr Cheema is an outstanding sleep apnea doctor. I have slept like a baby under his care!
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Jul 28, 2020
Very good!!
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Jul 25, 2020
The doctor and staff were all very kind.
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Jul 21, 2020
very personable and professional.
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Jul 20, 2020
Dr. Cheema saved my life! I can not over state how good and caring provider he is - thankful to have him!
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Jul 17, 2020
Dr Cheema has always provided me with excellent care I recommend him highly
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Jul 17, 2020
I felt very comfortable
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Jul 16, 2020
I just wished he explained more instead of us having to guess what he meant. my wife had to ask a lot of questions to know what he meant.
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Jul 15, 2020
Dr. Cheema is knowledgeable, friendly, and easy to talk to. I don't like going to any doctor, but he makes it easier to go when I need to.
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Jul 12, 2020
I am very confident and comfortably satisfied with the care provided to me.
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Jul 10, 2020
excellent
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Jul 1, 2020
very good experience. explain my condition very well. eye opening experience to what I thought was a minor problem. thank you for the wonderful doctors on staff with Baylor Scott & White.
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Jun 26, 2020
Caring and informative provider.
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Jun 19, 2020
Dr Cheema is the best.
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Jun 18, 2020
Dr Cheema and his staff have always been excellent. I enjoy going to this Dr visit and would highly recommend him and his staff to everyone who may need his services.
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Jun 18, 2020
Very professional and also kind.
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Jun 17, 2020
I have been Dr. Cheema's patient for several years. He has always shown concern & works to get my newer medical issues resolved, as they occur. A very good & dedicated doctor.
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Jun 16, 2020
always very caring thoughtful and interested in making my life better for me!
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Jun 13, 2020
I'm very pleased with the doctor patient/relationship I feel with this provider.
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Jun 11, 2020
great staff. awesome doctor
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Jun 11, 2020
personable as usual, he shared recent experience with covid19 cases at our hospital, and commiserated about Epic experiences. I hope he will stay on.
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Jun 10, 2020
love dr Chima
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May 28, 2020
very efficient and thorough
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May 28, 2020
good
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May 25, 2020
provider really really PISSED ME OFF!! I will not ever go back to see Chema!!
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May 24, 2020
Dr Cheema was very concerned about the COVID19 outbreak and wanted to make sure I was taking all the necessary precautions.
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May 16, 2020
very nice, listened and explained.
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May 16, 2020
excellent
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May 14, 2020
excellent, very professional
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May 5, 2020
has help very much to improve my sleep
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Apr 6, 2020
The doctor scheduled another appointment.
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Apr 3, 2020
Very caring, patient, friendly, and knowledgeable.
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Apr 3, 2020
unplesant
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