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3319 Unicorn Lake Blvd Ste 111Denton, TX 76210
Dr. Dauphinee has been great. He is very professional and knowledgeable. He had detailed answers for all my questions and was not in a rush to get to the next patient. Dr. Daupinee has treated our entire family and I have recommended him to my friends and son's baseball coaches.
3105 Colorado BlvdDenton, TX 76210
The front staff is always very friendly. They remember my name and always greet me with a smile and a hello. Great customer service with all the staff. They always ask how I'm doing and take great care of me from the time I sign in and when I leave. Dr. Evans and nurses are very friendly and is…
3333 Colorado BlvdDenton, TX 76210
I have been using Dr Fazio since 2001, he is outstanding in cardio intervention. He and his staff have always treated me and my family with utmost respect in regards to my heart health. I would highly recommend Denton Heart Group and Dr Gary Fazio to anyone.
4400 Teasley Ln Ste 200Denton, TX 76210
I tried to get an appointment with my doctor, who couldn't fit me in for 4 days, so I searched for another option. CareNow said I could register online, but there was a 2.5 hour wait and a $100 co-pay. I found Minor Emergency online, and when I called they said they currently had a 20 minute w…
3204 Colorado BlvdDenton, TX 76210
From Business: Urology Associates of Denton pride ourselves in providing high quality patient care with a personal approach. Urology Associates of Denton pride ourselves in providing high quality patient care with a personal approach. We strive to provide individualized care and patient education in a confidential, supportive environment…
3204 Colorado BlvdDenton, TX 76210
From Business: Dr. Galen Howard received a bachelor of science in biology from Wheaton College in Wheaton, Illinois. He graduated from Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas with his medical degree in 2002. Dr. Howard completed his internship in general surgery and residency training in urologic surgery at University of Texas Healt…
3304 Colorado Blvd Ste 205Denton, TX 76210
From Business: Dr. Vijaya M. Dasari is a qualified and accomplished Board Certified Gastroenterologist. A highly trained physician who specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of gastrointestinal diseases. As a compassionate physician, Dr. Dasari strives to provide the highest level of service to her patients while serving the communit…
3537 S Interstate 35 EDenton, TX 76210
From Business: Dr. Moryan treats patients who have type 1, type 2, and gestational diabetes with a personalized approach. He believes that people with diabetes have different needs and that individualized treatment is necessary. Dr. Moryan believes that diabetes management approaches have never been better and that people with diabetes c…
2445 W Oak StDenton, TX 76201
From Business: Our physicians each have more than 30 years of experience treating patients with rheumatic disorders including- Osteoporosis, Osteoarthritis, Autoimmune Diseases, Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, Fibromyalgia, Lupus, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Paget's Disease, Polymyalgia Rheumatica, Sjogren's, as well as many others. They understand th…
625 Dallas Dr Ste 400Denton, TX 76205
1512 Teasley LnDenton, TX 76205
4851 S Interstate 35 E Ste 202Denton, TX 76210
521 Bryan StDenton, TX 76201
I went to this doctor 5 years ago because I was looking for a doctor who would be receptive to alternitive to drugs but would still offer advice on the subject. Dr. Wahlert has lived up to my expectations, has been very helpful in informing me and giving me freedom to ask all my questions.
3751 S Interstate 35 EDenton, TX 76210
Dr. Darien Kavasmaneck is the best family doctor in the Tampa area, especially Winterhaven. I have been to many, many doctors in my long life, Dr. K is by far the best. You can tell he is a good family man too & stays in touch w/ his brothers & parents. They must be proud. zpk
2201 S Interstate 35 E Ste L22Denton, TX 76205
I've been having issues with my back for months. Went to my family Dr and they suggested I see a chiropractor. Went to one in hickory creek and he helped but within a day it was back to where it was. Then I went to affordable, saw there ad, and meet with Dr. Rapp. Told her what was going on and…
3000 N Interstate 35Denton, TX 76201
My Mom came here with chest pain and they were very proactive and while I was signing her in at EMR a nurse went out with a wheel chair brought her inside and started checking on her health!!They were very attentive and moved quickly to get her in to see the ER doctor.She had to be hospitalized …
2530 W University DrDenton, TX 76201
Outstanding service! Dr. Taylor is the most qualified and accommodating audiologist I've ever worked with in my 17 years of wearing hearing aids. My commute is over 30 minutes long, but it's worth every minute of traffic to hear like this again!
2601 Scripture St Ste 102Denton, TX 76201
We have not yet visited his new clinic, but we are transfering from the old location just because of Dr. Purgason. He has been our doctor for many years and seen us through a lot of situations. I cannot wait to visit him and see his new office space.
400 N Loop 288Denton, TX 76209
Chiropractic has helped me in many aspects of my life. Chiropractic has helped me to stay healthy, especially during flu season. I've gotten sick less often, and when I do, I am able to heal and recover much quicker than others. The staff is very understanding of any circumstances that I might h…
4401 Swisher RdDenton, TX 76208
There was one DPT, who ran the shop, and 2 young assistants. They were all very nice people, but I needed manual work to break up all my scar tissues--and believe you me I got a bunch. That's where Stacee came in.
102 N Locust StDenton, TX 76201
After a friend recommended that I go see him, I consulted Dr. Cesar and was pleased with the treatment options he suggested. I can't wait for my next appointment to actually do the procedure, and get this issue taken care of. Dr. Cesar was personable, open-minded, and honest; I would recommend …
1103 N Elm StDenton, TX 76201
This doctor is OUTSTANDING!!!!! I have never had a pediatric doctor that cared so much for their patients!!!So if you need a really good kid doctor this is the one!!! He takes time to understand what your concerns areand how the child is feeling as well!!! Like I said befor OUTSTANDING!!!!!
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Love this place! All very professional and friendly. I saw Amy and she is great and very knowledgeable. Her patient care is to notch. I recommend the doctors and Amy to all my family and friends.
This place is the pits! Amy is prejudice and unprofessional. I'd rather see a real doctor. Never going back! No proper follow ups and staff is very rude!
I have never felt mistreated and disrespected till I walked in to this clinic. There are two ladies at the front desk. One of them, she completely has no idea what she is doing, and she always had to ask the other lady about anything I would ask her. The other lady is the last person you ever want to deal with. She was very disrespectful and rude. She has been all hostile and raising her voice on me. When I told her that I wanted to complain to the doctor, she started laughing just like if she already knew that he wouldn't do anything. As a matter of fact,the doctor did not take my complain into consideration, and she was just laughing there. I would definitely never be back to this facility. The people are very disrespectful and they always have some issues; like the printer or fax isn't working. She has litteraly been telling me the same thing for two weeks, they could have fixed it at least...They will always make you wait and take their sweet time. There are plenty of doctors out there, stay away from this one. You would not want to deal with those people.I wish I had read the reviews before. I would not even give them one star, but that's as low as it can go.
For a brand new office, I thought the Dr. was well informed, intelligent, patient, kind and showed good beside manners. Her assistant tried to do everything 2 or 3 people would do. The office was nice and clean, professionally run considering the circumstances and I hope this dr. is on my plan next year!
The front staff is always very friendly. They remember my name and always greet me with a smile and a hello. Great customer service with all the staff. They always ask how I'm doing and take great care of me from the time I sign in and when I leave. Dr. Evans and nurses are very friendly and is always concerned about my wellbeing. They go above and beyond to get me in and out as quick as possible. Dr. Evans is a great and knowledgeable Doctor. He takes great care of his patience. He cares about me and takes the time to get to know me and makes me feel like I'm important. Him and his staff are very caring people. That's hard to find now days. Yes sometimes it's a little slow and overwhelming because they have a lot of patiences but it's worth it because they are good at what they do. I'm happy with them. That's why Dr. Evans and staff has been my primary doctor for over 15 years. He does cancel sometimes but always gets my meds ready so I can come up and pickup that day so I won't have to suffer till I can reschedule. I have never had a problem with him or his staff. Yes sometimes I have to wait a hour to see him but it doesn't bother me because I know he spread thin some days. I can call him direct on his cell if there's a emergency and he always fits me in to see me that same day. No other doctor would do that. He's a great doctor and I hate when people give bad reviews because it's false complaints. I should know I have been going there for 15 years and know him very good. he is a good person that cares. So are his staff. They are friendly and helpful.
One day good the next day bad , don't answer phones not coordinated, sometimes follow up, most times not please help
Found blockage and left it and I had a heart attack. Ty so much doc. Changed drs real fast. I hope every one that uses him live well. I wouldn't take my enemy to. Very snobby I'm done
Dr didn't look at my husband or check his file for surgery to see if he had previous surgeries.not very professional at all
I LOVE THIS OFFICE!!! I'm in the medical field myself and rate Wolfed a FIVE STAR! GREAT TEAM AND DICTORS.
The Doctor's that I have seen are great. The nursing staff is great. HOWEVER, the front office staff are rude and have a snippy attitude, seriously they need to realize that patients need to be treated nice and not called rude and ignored. And charging a $5.00 fee for paperwork to be filled out is crazy. I can see if there is 20 pages but one for one page. I will be looking for a different doctor, I don't need to be treated like that or nicked and died to death.
Physicians and surgeons help to keep people - from infants to the elderly - as healthy as possible. These individuals provide diagnoses and treatments for a wide variety of ailments, and preventative care and early detection for more serious illnesses. Whether you love or hate going to the doctor, the fact is your physician is there to listen to your health concerns, take preventative measures against diseases and advise you on your options for staying in tip-top shape.
In 2013, there were more than 1 million doctors of medicine in the U.S., over 854,000 of which were active. Additionally, in 2012, there were about 18,000 active general surgeons in the country. It's important to know which type of physician or surgeon you need, how to choose the best one, and account for other considerations in order to stay healthy.
Patients can choose from a wide variety of physicians depending on doctor specialty and what problems they are experiencing. Here are a few of the most common types of physicians that you may see in your lifetime:
Your GP is the doctor that you go to for regular checkups, vaccines and to identify health issues. GPs can treat many different illnesses and injuries, from the common cold to a broken arm. If your health requires a second opinion or expert care, the GP will refer you to a specialist who has the skills to focus in on the issue.
Heart attacks and heart disease are some of the most common afflictions seen across the country, making cardiologists important to your long-term health. These physicians specialize in studying and treating the heart and related diseases.
Other than a GP, the dentist is likely the most common physician you'll ever see. These professionals work with the human mouth, ensuring that your teeth and gum health are up to par. Patients typically go to the dentist twice a year.
Dermatologists are focused on skin-related issues and diseases, from skin cancers, to acute acne, eczema, psoriasis, and general cosmetic concerns like aging and scars. Most will also perform annual or semi-annual mole checks to screen for any signs of melanoma, the most serious form of skin cancer.
If you have a number of sinus infections or have had your tonsils taken out, you've likely seen an ENT specialist. ENTs handle ailments related to the ear, nose and throat, often related to taking out tonsils and treating hearing issues.
For many women, their gynecologist and obstetrician are the same person. These professionals work with the female reproductive system to focus on reproductive health, fertility issues, prenatal care, options for new and expectant mothers, neonatal care and childbirth. OB/GYNs can also help in the early detection of breast or cervical cancer.
There are obviously a number of physicians that you can choose from, but how do you know if they're the best choice for you? Here are a few considerations to help you pick a physician:
Look at Your Insurance
Before you get down to the details, you need to verify which doctors are covered by your insurance and whether they are in or out of your carrier's network. Rates may be cheaper if the doc is in network – a doctor can be covered by your insurance but not necessarily in network. Out of network is typically more expensive. Doctors often add and drop plans, so it's important to ensure that your options are compatible with your insurance plan. Doing your homework will help you avoid unexpected expenses.
Check for Board Certification
Your physician should be certified through the American Board of Medical Specialties. Doctors must earn a medical degree from a qualified school, complete three to seven years of residency training, be licensed by a state medical board and pass one or more ABMS exams to be certified.
Examine the Reviews
Reviews of a doctor can reveal a lot about what your experience may be like. People may grade on staff friendliness, availability and effectiveness of treatment. Looking at these evaluations and getting recommendations from family and friends can direct you toward a physician for your needs.
Surgeons can literally hold your life in their hands, and it's important to find the best one that can put you at ease and treat you effectively
You need to feel comfortable with your surgeon. It's important to communicate your concerns and that your surgeon can respond adequately. Surgeons should be willing to go over the details of your procedure and answer any questions that you may have. They must take the time to discuss and address your worries.
If you're going in for surgery, you want someone that knows what they're doing and has a high success rate. Ask how often the surgeon performs this surgery and try to find one that regularly does it. This will give you peace of mind that you're in capable hands.
Your decision on a physician or surgeon can be majorly affected by the insurance plan you have. You may have insurance through employment, your spouse, your parents if you're under 26, or the marketplace if the previous options don't apply to you. It's important to understand how your insurance works to have the full picture of what you'll need to pay for.
Your insurance will have a deductible, which is the amount that you're responsible to pay for covered medical expenses. Some plans have coinsurances, where you must pay a certain percentage of the bill, and insurance will cover the rest. Co-pays state a flat rate for certain services, like paying $20 when you visit your GP or a $100 co-pay for an emergency room visit. Once you reach your out-of-pocket maximum, which will differ if you're an individual or within a family plan, your insurance may pay for 100 percent of covered medical expenses for the rest of the plan year.
If you plan to go to the doctor, need medication or have been recommended for surgery, call your insurance provider or go online to see what your plan covers. You can choose the best doctor for your needs, understand your options and prevent yourself from being blindsided by medical expenses.
Most doctors require a phone call for an appointment, although some may provide online scheduling as well. Be sure to have your insurance card with you when you set an appointment, and to bring it with you to the actual appointment. They need the ID numbers to verify your coverage, and will usually make a copy of the card for their files so you don't have to show it again unless your insurance changes.
When you call, let them know if you're a new patient, as this will require you to complete some paperwork for your first visit. Tell them the reason for your visit, such as your symptoms if you're feeling sick. It's also important to inform them if you have Medicaid and to find out if you need to bring anything to the visit, like current medications or medical records.
From here, the receptionist will likely ask what dates and times work best for you. During your call, it's important to be honest about your symptoms and the reason for your visit. This information will help the doctor treat you and give him or her an idea of what to expect. Your appointment may progress faster as a result, and the doctor can come prepared with a list of options to better care for you.
Doctors see a number of patients in a day, sometimes in 15-minute increments in areas where the physicians are in high demand. This can leave little time for doctors to perform thorough examinations, and they can end up missing certain problem indicators. While some problems, like a cold or flu, can be diagnosed in this time, more complex ailments require attention, which takes up time. Reviews can illuminate which doctors actively spend the necessary time with their patients and which ones are pressed against the clock to meet demand.
Surgery has some more dire risks attached to it, so be sure to talk to your surgeon about the potential issues that can come up as a result of your procedure. If a patient has a reaction to anesthesia, it can cause very serious complications, but this is an uncommon occurrence. Blood clots can be a significant problem after surgery, often caused by inactivity during recovery. Infections, numbness, scarring, swelling and death are all possible, but the likelihood of these issues will vary depending on the type of surgery you're undergoing. Talk to your doctor about your concerns and your risk potential.
Surgery affects people in different ways, but as you begin to emerge from anesthesia, you'll want to alert your nurse to any issues you may have. The nurse will tell you how the procedure went, what effect it will have on your condition, what to expect when you get home and how long it will take to get back to normal. If you start feeling pain, the nurse may give you medication to stop it from getting worse. When possible, it's also advised to move around to avoid blood clots from developing in your legs. This can be as simple as occasionally flexing your knee or rotating your foot.
Some surgeries are outpatient procedures, where people are released the same day. For major surgeries, patients may stay at the hospital for a few days to be monitored and address any concerns before being sent home. Discuss with your surgeon the projected length of the hospital stay and what you need to bring.
Your recovery time and follow-up expectations will vary depending on your procedure. For example, you can be expected to be on your feet within a few days of having your wisdom teeth taken out, but it may be weeks before you have fully recovered from a broken foot or heart-valve surgery. Your surgeon will give you a list of things that you'll need to do during this time, including what medications to take and when you'll be able to get back to work and other activities.
Every surgery will have a follow-up call or appointment to discuss your recovery and allow you to ask any questions about unusual symptoms or changes in your overall health. If you have a major operation, like heart surgery, it's important to make regular checkups with your doctor or a specialist to ensure that everything is normal. Visiting a doctor will help deter infection and verify that everything is healing as expected. These appointments will give you peace of mind about your state of health and ensure that any issues are caught early on.