Mary Frances Therese L Lowdermilk, MD

Primary Care

  • My Specialties:

    Family Medicine
  • Gender:

    Female

PATIENT RATING: 4.9 OUT OF 5 ( 200 RATINGS & 99 COMMENTS)

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Where I see patients

Legacy Medical Group-Tualatin

About Me:

Mary Frances Therese L. Lowdermilk, MD is a board certified Family Medicine Physician. Dr. Lowdermilk received her medical degree from the University of the East Ramon Magsaysay Medical Center in the Philippines. She completed her internship and residency through the Alaska Family Medicine Residency Program in Anchorage, AK. She enjoys treating patients of all ages and works closely with her patients to fulfill their health and wellness goals together. Hobbies include: photography, traveling and learning new crafts.

Training: Family Medicine Residency Alaska Family Medicine Residency Anchorage, AK
Year I Started Practice: 2010
Hospitals Served: Legacy Meridian Park Medical Center

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4.9 out of 5     200 Ratings     99 Comments

Oct 13, 2022
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Care always the best.

Oct 13, 2022
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My poor experiences with this are related to, inability to access medical advise. Waiting days for a response. MA being confused and not passing on messages. Low staffing, I know due to covid but it has a negative impact on care.

Oct 13, 2022
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Dr Lowdermilk is the best Doctor I've ever had. Very knowledgeable and caring, plus a wonderful personality

Oct 10, 2022
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I felt comfortable, relaxed. Never rushed. Provider wanted to hear all that's been going on in my life. Had very helpful suggestions concerning pain management and pain relieving gels for my knee. Suggested physical therapy which I declined. Ordered an X-ray and possible MRI.

Oct 10, 2022
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For a first visit with a new doctor, I was very pleased with the time she spent with me. My doctor retired and it was a long wait to get an appointment with a new doctor but luckily I had no health issues during the 3 month wait.

Oct 3, 2022
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Other than a little bit longer wait to go in to start my appointment everyone was kind and understanding when asking how much longer and then once I was in and started the visit it just wiped it all away because this doctor is so kind very good at listening and understanding I just can't say enough about how awesome she is!

Sep 29, 2022
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When I read the report from my blood work, I was surprised to learn that this doctor only sees patients two days a week. We are new patients for her, but this seems extreme.

Sep 26, 2022
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RC cell ent in every way

Sep 26, 2022
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Mary was very knowledgeable about my medical history and l was actually very impressed how interested she was me and my mental and basic health. It was fun.

Sep 21, 2022
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Took time to listen; very approachable & responsive.

Sep 21, 2022
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Dr. Lowdermilk and team are both professional, knowledgeable and proficient in the discussions and diagnoses

Sep 15, 2022
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Dr. Lowdermilk seems like a good physician but looks like she has to many patients and is dealing with her own health issues at the moment. I need an internist, but your clinic only give me one choice for one and he was male. i want a female internist.

Sep 15, 2022
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I feel very confident having Dr Lowdermilk as my medical doctor. She is amazing

Sep 8, 2022
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Nice first meeting

Sep 8, 2022
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The appt. went well.

Sep 8, 2022
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Dr.Lowdermilk is an excellent listener. She instills confidence and gives comfort in her warm caring manner .

Sep 8, 2022
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Dr Lowdermilk is very easy to talk to and she is very friendly.

Aug 25, 2022
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I know that doctors are overloaded right now, and I really appreciate the time Dr. Lowdermilk took to go over my health concerns and followed up with me when my test results came back. I also like that she has me schedule my next appointment when I leave so I know exactly when I'm going back and what we'll go over in the next appointment.

Aug 24, 2022
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Dr. Lowdermilk is one of the best doctors I have ever been associated with. She Is positive, prepared, professional, knowledgeable, Informative, caring, and supportive! She Is everything you could ask for and ecxpect from a high quality doctor.

Aug 18, 2022
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Horrible time with lab-draw! Scarry, in fact!

Aug 11, 2022
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I really like this doctor

Aug 10, 2022
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It was great!

Aug 10, 2022
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Dr. Lowdermilk didn't seem willing to take initiative to address my medical issues. When I identified I was still experiencing significant pain or discomfort in lower abdomen after sepsis and ruptured gall bladder, she didn't say or di anything. When I said my bones hurt, she did nothing. When I said I was gaining weight again but my insurance denied any nutritional help, she couldn't even provide some basic calorie and or min nutritional guidelines She sort of offered 1 weight loss medication but made it sound so terrible and expensive, I just said forget it. I just walked out of the office completely determined to find a new PCP and clinic as svcs have been terrible.

Aug 9, 2022
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No bad experiences, Dr. Lowdermilk is a very caring doctor, she doesn't give up until she solves any issues.

Aug 8, 2022
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She always seems to care sincerely about me and give answers to questions.

Aug 8, 2022
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From the second I walked in the door everyone was so nice,kind and helpful. My Doctor is my hero..I trust my life in her hands..look forward to working with her on my health issue....I believe she will fix me

Jul 27, 2022
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Answered all my questions

Jul 27, 2022
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It was a good experience. Dr. Lowdermilk answered all my questions.

Jul 25, 2022
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Dr. Lowdermilk was very professional. Listened to my concerns. Went over my medications andSaid it was definitely possible to increase one of my prescriptions and said to set up a 3 month follow up. Discussed procedures I needed to update.

Jul 25, 2022
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Positive appointment. Dr. Lowdermilk was knowledgeable and helpful and courteous.

Jul 25, 2022
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Very good medical team.

Jul 14, 2022
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Every time she contacted the pharmacy about my meds, the pharmacy would immediately call & say I have 6 prescriptions ready for pick up. I told her twice not to call them, but..... very little time spent!!

Jul 14, 2022
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All good.

Jul 6, 2022
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She was very thorough, asked questions, listened to me.

Jun 29, 2022
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Modivated to loose weight

Jun 29, 2022
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I am extremely happy with my provider and I feel good about her care for me. She takes extreme care in what my needs are for my physical and mental health issues. My overall experience with Legacy Health since I switched from other heath groups I feel Legacy has been the best care and choice for me. With out Legacy Health I believe I would not be getting the proper care that I need today. Especially when living as a senior and on disability SSI. Legacy has helped me with need of food and also with mental health issues. Legacy shows nothing but compassion and kindness and with professionalism that to me shows how much Legacy Health really cares even the Hospital and Special dr's and Surgeons in my past history has the best care ever. I will never go back to Providence or OHSU poor past experience with those were not for me. Thank You Legacy for not only saving my life. But for also saving my Partners life several years ago. He almost died you saved his life I am forever grateful for that.

Jun 20, 2022
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Listens carefully to what you are telling her.

Jun 16, 2022
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While Dr. Lowdermilk was great, the while experience for both my kids was terrible. We had recently switched to Dr. Lowdermilk as our new primary care physician, with the understanding that she was part of a children's clinic. This was incredibly confusing as we walked into the building and there was absolutely nothing to draw kids attention, help with wait time, nothing child oriented. We waited at least 15 minutes to be seen, as we went through the appointment it was clear that staff wasn't entirely ready. Certain materials took longer to find such as the audiology exam machine, it took a while to get the vaccines ready, and it seemed as if the eye exam was something new to the person helping us. All in all, from the time we started our appointment to the time we left was two hours! With nothing to help children to be comfortable, relaxed, feel safe in this environment. I have since learned that you guys are not part of the children's clinic, which is clear now, but very confusing. I would much prefer to be In a clinic that works directly with children and provides an environment of courtesy and friendliness and warmth to help the experience. Not to mention more timeliness. Again, Dr. Lowdermilk was great but the whole experience itself was not.

Jun 16, 2022
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This was my initial visit to this provider and facility.

Jun 9, 2022
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Have to wait way too long to get an appointment. Also, if an emergency to talk to doctor you have to leave message.

Jun 8, 2022
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Very good I'm very satisfied with this provider except she is very busy.

Jun 8, 2022
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Office called to offer me one of my Rx brought from Kaiser to a form covered by my new Humana insurance.

Jun 8, 2022
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I am very happy with my Primary, Mary Lowdermilk. Best Dr Visit ever.

Jun 2, 2022
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Dr. is very thorough, asks questions.

May 26, 2022
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Her help was confusing and I left not understanding what was wrong with me. I felt like her explainations were not clear. She rambled and explained about a condition she had, that she was clear wasn't what I had. I have seen this doctor 3 times I would not refer anyone to her. She is extremely difficult to contact. I was told she doesn't do Zoom appointments and doesn't like using the health care message center. I left several messages for her in the message center and never received an answer. These are tools that are being wasted. At my last visit I asked her "how should I contact you?" call and leave a message......I am currently looking for a new Dr.

May 26, 2022
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Good experience with provider

May 26, 2022
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She actually listened and asked appropriate questions, she did not seem rushed and took time to explain things I had required about..she also volunteered to check on insurance coverage for what she discussed.my insurance was not accepted for one procedure with one place so her staff found me mother provider who did

May 25, 2022
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I enjoyed my time with the doctor. She took the time to discuss all my questions and was friendly and logical. I was surprised how limited the physical checks were. I am used to a physical being a thorough exam. Maybe that has changed due to covid.

May 23, 2022
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I have a very unique name. I always love it when the receptionist takes the time to write down how you pronounce my name so the MA can pronounce it correctly and so can the doctor. My name is important to me and this extra effort makes me feel welcomed in a space, especially one that I am anxious about. I would also include pronouns to be come inclusive

May 18, 2022
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Very personable and professional, gave me pros and cons to my health care options I was coming in for, took care when I mentioned I would be without health insurance and made sure I was set up for success, took care when I mentioned previous discomfort with medicine suggested to me in the past, good listener, funny, honest, lovely

May 18, 2022
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I usually like seeing my provider she just seemed really invested in her own worries and bot really cared or put any info about mine .I did tell her I was having trouble sleeping all she recommended was tylenol pm which I told her I had tried in the past and has not worked and she didnt give me a soultion for ut. I was actually really disappointed this time with my meeting with her.

May 16, 2022
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Even though I live quite far (a 2-hour drive)... I prefer this medical clinic over others I have been to in the past. My only issue would be is that my medical records from years ago from a different practice wasn't transferred to Legacy. I will be updating my doctor at my next visit with the past medical file I have kept.

May 5, 2022
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I saw Dr. Laudermilk for the first time [date removed] She is a dedicated physician and I plan to have her as my PCP for a long time.

May 4, 2022
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Takes too long to get records from previous doctor into your system.

May 4, 2022
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I felt this provider presented the recommendations respectfully, listened to my concerns and was very respectful when I chose options that were NOT what she recommended. I was never pushed or made to feel less valid because I chose to refuse an invasive procedure due to concerns about risks associated with that procedure.

May 2, 2022
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Dr. Lowdermilk is very good. I have only been her patient for 1 yr. so have not had to see her often (luckily) because my health is generally good. But she is always respectful, attentive and helpful.

Apr 20, 2022
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She listened to me and made me feel very comfortable. She was extremely nice and I look forward to seeing her again. I felt like I was in great hands.

Apr 15, 2022
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It was all good! I am grateful for having medical help so well done so close to where I live. Thanks so much!

Apr 14, 2022
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Nothing bad - all good.

Apr 13, 2022
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Dr. Mary Frances Therese L. Lowdermilk was very thorough since I am a new patient for her. She is a most excellent listener and explained everything to me very well. We covered a lot and the time she spent was very valuable to me. I appreciated that she shared personal stories as well. She is easy to relate to.

Apr 11, 2022
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She is very knowledgeablegreat personality and knows her stuffI'm very pleased

Mar 30, 2022
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My last PCP retired. This was my first visit with my new PCP. I signed a form for Dr. Lowdermilk to obtain my medical records from my previous PCP.

Mar 30, 2022
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Dr. Lowdermilk is very responsible with my physical needs and well being. Always makes sure I'm taking right amount of medighticatoin.

Mar 23, 2022
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Dr. Lowdermilk is awesome. She answered all my questions and listened to all my concerns.

Mar 21, 2022
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Because of my insurance I have to find a new doctor. This appointment was a new patient. This was the first time I saw her - she is my husband's doctor.

Mar 18, 2022
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Dr. Lowdermilk was not only extremely thorough with her research into my medical history but she took my health every seriously and referred me to a mental health specialist. She is diligent and treated me with a lot of respect and kindness. The also very kind receptionists helped me make an appt for the following monday. Hands down best experience ever with medical providers Thank you.

Mar 18, 2022
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This was my first appointment with Dr. Lowdermilk as I am in need of a new PCP. She was very kind, professional, and listened to my issues' and addressed each one. It was such a good experience that I have chosen her for my new PCC. All the gals at the front, as well as her assistant, were also very nice and Professional.

Mar 17, 2022
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This provider is amazing! She is easygoing, efficient, but also caring and funny! My teen daughter also went to see her, and she had the same impression about the Dr. That I have. Honestly, she is the best provider I ever had. And, honestly, I have been happy with my other providers. But she definitely stands out. Thank you for having such an amazing kind doctor.

Mar 17, 2022
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All good! Everyone very helpful & professional

Mar 16, 2022
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She is very thorough and explains issues easily

Mar 16, 2022
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I have never gotten a complete physical from any doctor at legacy. My old doctor did one once a year

Mar 16, 2022
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New pt appt. Dr Lowdermilk put me at ease immediately and was very methodical about documenting all health issues as new pt. Because there was a lot, she scheduled visits every 3 mos for awhile to get to know me and all my health issues and make appropriate referrals.

Mar 16, 2022
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This was my first visit and she was very helpful and really listened to me. I was nervous about changing Drs. Snd she helped me feel better.

Mar 4, 2022
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Dr. Lowdermilk was open and warm, very knowledgeable and listened attentively to my medical history and questions.

Mar 3, 2022
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My long time primary care doctor is retiring. Thank you to Dr. Lowdermilk for accepting me as a new patient. She is still waiting for my medical records to be sent to her, but the information that she had available, she thoroughly discussed with me about my health and past care. She totally listens and seems very knowledgeable, caring, and kind.

Mar 2, 2022
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Easy to talk to. She listened to me.

Feb 18, 2022
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On my visit everyone is respectful and polite

Feb 16, 2022
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Dr Lowdermilk was great! I have white coat phobia due to previous treatment @ OHSU I was reluctant to go to the doctor. I feel very confident going to Legacy providers because of her.

Feb 4, 2022
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This was my first appointment with the Doctor and Legacy Medical Group. Most of time was spent discussing my medical history and my families medical history. Dr Lowdermilk seemed medically knowledgeable about my past ailments and agreed to do a physical after blood work is completed. Spent enough time to complete all that I expected.

Feb 4, 2022
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I have great confidence in the Legacy medical team.

Feb 3, 2022
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Excellent GP

Feb 3, 2022
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Dr. Lowdermilk was professional, personable, efficient, effective, thorough, patient focused, listened, and explained everything in clear, concise, and understandable terms. I was very impressed with Dr. Lowdermilk's demeanor, thoroughness, knowledge, and prior to my appointment preparation. I am very happy that she has accepted me as one of her new patients, and I am looking forward to working with her.

Feb 2, 2022
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Dr. Mary Therese Lowdermilk is very knowledgeable, courteous respectful I'm very happy thank you.

Jan 28, 2022
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Translator was provided. MA's that helped were awesome. Provider took the time needed to gather all info

Jan 27, 2022
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I need the booster ... Facility had no staff, no vaccine. Felt like I was in a 3rd Country.

Jan 26, 2022
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Everyone was very nice and helpful

Jan 24, 2022
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Friendly, cheery and professional.

Jan 24, 2022
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Very personal. Didn't feel rushed answered all of my questions in a timely manner

Jan 21, 2022
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First visit with Legacy and this provider. Very favorably impressed all around.

Jan 20, 2022
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My very first visit with this being my new doctor I thought would be a get to know each other but took less than 5mins and NO q's such as any questions such as anything concerning you, any health issues, etc. In my most recent visit and my second time seeing her I thought maybe I would get a diabetes foot exam since I didn't receive one my first visit but didn't. Seemed she just wanted me to move on. She was a little bit more inquisitive since I did complain about the shortness of our first introductory visit.

Jan 17, 2022
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Very pleased with visit. My first visit since moving from MA.

Jan 17, 2022
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Friendly, caring, knowledgeable, engaging and helpful!

Jan 14, 2022
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She took plenty of time with me to talk about all my health issues however she talked at me and didn't ask me questions about what I'd tried or done before to address the health issues.

Jan 10, 2022
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I'm very happy with the support I receive from Dr. Lowdermilk.

Jan 5, 2022
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Very hard to be seen in a timely manner.

Dec 16, 2021
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Great friendly service

Dec 15, 2021
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It was all good

Dec 10, 2021
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Wait time a little long. New medical assistant. "Very busy morning "

Dec 8, 2021
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I felt like my provider truly listened to me and talked through specific interventions for medical issues that I was having while seeing my last provider (since I'm a new patient).
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