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Board certification should be one of your top considerations when choosing a doctor. Board certification is an official recognition given to doctors who have met specific requirements set by national medical specialty boards in the... More
Board certification should be one of your top considerations when choosing a doctor. Board certification is an official recognition given to doctors who have met specific requirements set by national medical specialty boards in the United States.
Board certification indicates that a doctor is highly qualified in the medical field in which he or she practices. A board-certified doctor is more likely than a non-board-certified doctor to have the most current skills and knowledge about how to treat your medical condition.
Dr Payne treats virtually all adult illnesses.
Most of his patients do not have to see specialists for these specific problems:
--Congestive heart failure
--Routine women's health (GYN) care
--Conditions requiring hospitalization (for eligible patients)
We offer expert referral for conditions that require specialty care and use a hand-picked group of specialists.
Dr. Payne does not have any procedures listed. If you are Dr. Payne and would like to add procedures you perform, please update your free profile.
No malpractice history found for Texas.
Medical malpractice is issued when negligence by a doctor causes injury to a patient. For example, a doctor may improperly diagnose, treat or medicate outside the standard of medical care. The three types of malpractice are: a settlement, an arbitration award, or a judgment.
No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.
A sanction, also known as a disciplinary action, is an action taken to punish or restrict a doctor who has demonstrated professional misconduct. Sanctions may be imposed by a state medical board, professional medical licensing organization, or the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
If my doctor has sanction history, does that mean he or she is a poor-quality doctor?
If a doctor has a sanction, it does not necessarily mean that he or she is a poor-quality doctor. Some sanctions are not related to medical care, and involve a doctor’s finances or administrative activities. Before you make any choices about changing your doctor, we recommend that you evaluate the doctor’s sanction information and determine how severe or relevant you think the sanction cause and action were.
How far back does Healthgrades sanction history go?
Healthgrades reports state and federal sanctions from the previous five years, except when a doctor's license has been revoked or surrendered. Healthgrades displays all actions for doctors whose licenses have been revoked or surrendered.
For which states does Healthgrades collect sanction history?
Healthgrades collects sanction history from all 50 U.S. states. Physicians with a disciplinary action in one state may move to another state where they have a clean record. Since Healthgrades painstakingly compiles disciplinary action information from all 50 states, Healthgrades website will show if a physician has a disciplinary action in more than one state.
No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.
Board actions are non-disciplinary actions imposed upon a doctor based on a complaint investigation. A patient or medical colleague may file a complaint with that state medical board or professional licensing organization, which then investigates the complaint. Board actions are intended to ensure that a doctor is able to perform safe medical and health care tasks.
Types of non-disciplinary actions include an advisory letter, a corrective action agreement, a limitation or restriction on the medical or healthcare tasks a doctor can perform, or a voluntary agreement by the doctor not to practice. A board action can also include a termination of a corrective action agreement or voluntary agreement, which allows the doctor to return to full practice.
If my doctor has a board action, does that mean he or she is a poor-quality doctor?
If a doctor has a board action, it means he or she has had a non-disciplinary action imposed upon him or her. It does not necessarily mean that he or she is a poor quality doctor. Before you make any choices about changing your doctor, evaluate the doctor’s board action information and determine how severe or relevant you think the cause and action were.
How far back does Healthgrades non-disciplinary board action history go?
Healthgrades reports non-disciplinary board action history from for the previous five years, except when a doctor's license has been revoked or surrendered. Healthgrades displays all actions for doctors whose licenses have been revoked or surrendered.
For which states does Healthgrades collect non-disciplinary board actions?
Healthgrades collects non-disciplinary board actions from all 50 U.S. states.
Graduated in 1999
Completed in 2000
Completed in 2002
Healthgrades Recognized Doctor designation identifies leading doctors who:
Healthgrades updates the Recognized Doctor list quarterly based on board certification data. Healthgrades also receives sanction and malpractice data throughout the year, depending on how frequently the state medical boards release updates.
We remove a newly sanctioned doctor from the Recognized Doctor list as soon as we receive the information. However, it is important to note that malpractice information is publically available in only 14 states.
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Even specialists specialize. One orthopedic surgeon might do nothing but hip surgeries, while another does nothing but knees. If you want the best possible care, it’s critical to match your medical need with the doctor who truly specializes in treating it.
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How would it feel if you had a number to call when you were sick? If when you called that number, you knew the person answering would do everything they could to help you. How would it feel if they knew your name just by hearing your voice. Dr Payne and his staff are committed to just that, to the highest quality care available.
Dr Payne provides comprehensive medical care and true dedication to customer service. No more waiting hours to see the doctor. No more short visits where you feel you can't tell the doctor your concerns or ask questions. No more being told you have to wait weeks for an appointment when you're sick today. No more calling your doctor's office and waiting days, or worse, never getting an answer to your question.
In 2014 Dr Payne created a new practice called myWELLNESS®. This new and exciting way to receive medical care will change the way your are used to experiencing visits to the doctor. With myWELLNESS®, Dr Payne is able spend time taking care of every aspect of your health. Our average appointments last 30-60 minutes. Our average wait time is less than 10 minutes. Our patients are treated comprehensively at each visit. Urgent issues are guaranteed same-day appointments in most cases. But that is just the beginning.
Did we mention, you our patients have the doctor's cell number? While our office does everything possible to make sure your health is taken care of, there are times you just need to speak to the doctor directly. All our patients are given the doctor's cell number and may contact him 24/7. Then there is preventive care.
Each myWELLNESS® patient has a wellness plan developed every year. This plan is used as a road map to guide the prevention of future illness. Being proactive instead of reactive when it comes to illness is critical for future health. Our Tier 2 members receive an Executive Physicals that is based on those done at the Mayo and Cooper Clinics. These members also receive hospital care should they become ill enough to be admitted.
Weight loss is another service included for all myWELLNESS® patients. Each year we prepare a comprehensive weight loss program as part of our annual preventive health examination. We then follow-up every 4-12 weeks to ensure we are doing everything possible to help you lose weight. Weight loss prescription medications and dietary supplements are also available.
Dr Payne is currently Associate Professor of Internal Medicine at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center. Prior to this he was Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine at the University of California Davis. His entire career has been spent teaching doctors to practice medicine. His approach to medical care is called "Evidence-based Medicine". The importance of this approach is that it seeks to use the most up-to-date treatments and techniques based on scientific evidence.
Comprehensive individualized care delivered with attention to detail and concern for your time and happiness.
Most health care today is delivered like an assembly line in a factory. Each patient is like a part coming down the assembly line. There are so many minutes per patient and each one gets the same time and attention. There is no room for special situations or needs.
We describe the way we deliver care more like a custom shop. You tell us your needs and issues and we spend as much time and effort as it takes to deliver a customized result that fits your exact situation.
Preventive Health Assessments
Weight Loss Treatment
Cardiac Treadmill Stress Testing