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Specializes in Gastroenterology • Male • Age 56

1713 SW H K Dodgen Loop Ste 103
Temple, TX 76502
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Dr. Tay:

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Dr. Tay's Experience

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Dr. Tay's Specialties

  • Gastroenterology

Procedures Dr. Tay Performs

  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)

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Hospital Quality

The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

Seton Medical Center Harker Heights
850 West Central Texas Expressway
Harker Heights, TX 76548
Metroplex Hospital
2201 South Clear Creek Road
Killeen, TX 76549

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Patient Satisfaction

Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Tay

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Appointments & Offices

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Accepting new patients?

  • Yes
Kings Daughters Women Clinic
Gastroenterology-King's Daughters Clinic
1713 SW H K Dodgen Loop Ste 103
Temple, TX 76502
1717 SW H K Dodgen Loop Ste 103
Temple, TX 76502
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    Dr. Tay's Experience

    Specialties

    • Gastroenterology
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    • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
    • Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
    2
    • Abdominal Pain
    • Anemia
    • Barrett's Esophagus
    • Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
    • Cirrhosis
    • Colorectal Cancer
    • Crohn's Disease (Regional Enteritis)
    • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
    • Diverticulitis, Intestinal
    • Diverticulosis, Intestinal
    • Duodenal Ulcer
    • Duodenitis
    • Dysphagia
    • Esophageal Varices
    • Esophagitis
    • Gastritis
    • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
    • Gastroparesis
    • Heartburn
    • Hemorrhoids
    • Indigestion
    • Intestinal Obstruction
    • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
    • Pyloric Stenosis
    • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
    • Ulcerative Colitis
    • Unexplained Weight Loss
    • Vomiting Disorders
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    Background Check for Dr. Tay

    0 Malpractice Claims

    • No malpractice history found for Texas.
    • No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

    0 Board Actions

    • No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.
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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    Medical College Of Wisconsin
    Graduated in 1986

    Internship Hospital

    University Health Scis/Chicago Med School
    Complete in 1987

    Residency Hospital

    University Health Scis/Chicago Med School
    Complete in 1989

    Fellowship Hospital

    University Health Scis/Chicago Med School
    Complete in 1992
    5

    Languages Spoken by Dr. Tay & Staff

    • English
    • Spanish
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    Dr. Tay's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

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    • Metroplex Hospital

    • Seton Medical Center Harker Heights

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    Patient Satisfaction

    Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Tay

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    Likelihood to Recommend

    3.7
    • 6 Star Ratings
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    3.7 out of 5

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Tay to family and friends

    3.7 out of 5

    6 responses

    Dr. Tay's Office & Staff

    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments

    3.5 out of 5

    6 responses

    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.

    3.8 out of 5

    6 responses

    Staff friendliness and courteousness

    3.7 out of 5

    6 responses

    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)

    16 – 30 minutes

    6 responses

    Experience with Dr. Tay

    Level of trust in provider's decisions

    3.4 out of 5

    5 responses

    How well provider explains medical condition(s)

    3.7 out of 5

    6 responses

    How well provider listens and answers questions

    3.7 out of 5

    6 responses

    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients

    3.7 out of 5

    6 responses

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    Appointments & Offices

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    Is Dr. Tay accepting new patients?

    • Yes.

    What insurance does he accept?*

    • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.
    • Aetna
    • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    • Cigna
    • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    • HealthSmart - Interplan Health Group
    • Humana
    • Medicaid
    • Medicare
    • MultiPlan
    • PHCS
    • Scott & White Health Plan
    • Teachers Retirement System (TRS)
    • Texas True Choice
    • Tricare
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    Office Locations

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    Kings Daughters Women Clinic
    Gastroenterology-King's Daughters Clinic
    1713 SW H K Dodgen Loop Ste 103
    Temple, TX 76502
    (254) 298-2400 (Office)
    B
    1717 SW H K Dodgen Loop Ste 103
    Temple, TX 76502
    (254) 298-2536 (Office)
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