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Chad Best, MD

Board-Certified Pediatric Gastroenterology

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Location

South Texas Pediatric Gastroenterology
540 Madison Oak Drive, Suite 620
San Antonio, TX 78258
P: (844) 869-3627
F: (210) 640-1631

Patient Satisfaction Survey

Overall Satisfaction
4.9 out of 5
85 Ratings
54 Comments

Dr. Chad Best is a caring and compassionate physician with over 10 years of experience treating infants, children and young adults with various digestive, liver and nutritional disorders.

Chad completed his undergraduate and medical school training at the University of Nevada. His training in Pediatrics and Pediatric Gastroenterology was then completed at the University of New Mexico Children's Hospital and the University of Minnesota, where he also obtained a Master's Degree in Clinical Research. He is board certified in Pediatric Gastroenterology.

Dr. Best is a Fellow of the American Board of Pediatrics and a member of the American Medical Association, the American Academy of Pediatrics, the American Gastroenterology Association and the North American Society of Pediatric Hepatology, Gastroenterology and Nutrition.

Special areas of interest and specialization

  • Pediatric care
  • Gastrointestinal disease and disorders
  • Therapeutic Endoscopy
  • Esophageal Stent Placement
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Testing
  • Video Capsule Evaluation

EducationFellowship:

  • Pediatric Gastroenterology, University of Minnesota
  • Residency: Pediatrics, University of New Mexico Children’s Hospital
  • Medical School: University of Nevada School of Medicine
  • Master's Degree: Clinical Research, University Minnesota
  • Bachelor of Science Degree: Health Sciences, University of Nevada

Board Certification

  • American Board of Pediatrics
    • Pediatric Gastroenterology

Hospital Affiliation

North Central Baptist Hospital

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Patient Ratings & Comments

The Patient Rating score is an average of all responses to provider related questions on our independently administered Patient Satisfaction Survey. Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5, with 5 being the best score.
4.9
Provider showed concern
5
Friendliness/courtesy of CP
4.9
CP spoke using clear language
4.9
Provider explained things clearly
4.9
Provider included you in decisions
4.9
Patients' confidence in CP
4.9
Likelihood of recommending this provider

Comments

Comments are gathered from our Patient Satisfaction Survey and displayed in their entirety. Patients are de-identified for confidentiality and patient privacy.
Jul 31, 2021
All staff were friendly, welcoming to clinic as it was a fast visit, Dr.Best explained what process was going to be taken & why which I liked as normally not given option with other physicians.
Jul 27, 2021
Scheduling the new patient appointment was really easy. The scheduler was super nice and scheduled my daughter's appointment for the same week.
Jul 27, 2021
Dr. Best was amazing. I really appreciated how he showed he wants to get to the root cause of the problem, instead of just giving a medication and sending us on our way. He made sure we made it on his surgery schedule right away so my daughter can be on her way to relief, sooner rather than later.
Jul 27, 2021
One of the best medical experiences we have had in a long time. Thank you!
Jul 27, 2021
Everyone at the front desk was exceptionally nice and courteous.
Jul 16, 2021
Staff was very polite, but we were shocked to see a number of staff NOT wearing masks behind the desk, even though that's the mandated policy for even entering the building. We asked about it and were told "oh they just got in this morning". That made no sense to us and it was disappointing to see.
Jul 16, 2021
Dr Best took us seriously and described his approach thoroughly and in a way we could understand. He took time to answer our questions and we never felt rushed.
Jul 16, 2021
Again, we were shocked to see staff not wearing masks at registration.
Jul 16, 2021
I appreciated being able to do all the paperwork and payment online before the appt
Jul 2, 2021
The office staff were very kind and tentative with both myself, husband and son. They answered all the questions we had quick with getting us back to the room. Overall such a good experience!
Jul 2, 2021
Our nurse was extremely kind and listened to all of us.
Jul 2, 2021
Would definitely recommend to anyone to come here!
Jun 26, 2021
The nice lady checking us out and scheduling my son's next appointment was amazing. Super sweet and very helpful.
Jun 26, 2021
Dr.Best was amazing. For the first time in 3 years I felt like someone was listening to me. I was crying tears of happiness and relief when I left the office.
Jun 23, 2021
everything from start to finish was very professional and efficient
Jun 23, 2021
all very nice and caring
Jun 23, 2021
all very prompt and understandable
Jun 12, 2021
Staff is always courteous and professional. Always makes my child feel comfortable and have a great ease with kids. Dr. Best really listens to my child when speaking to them and explains clearly and respectfully to both of us.
Jun 12, 2021
Always friendly, courteous, and professional.
Jun 12, 2021
We always recommend this office to other parents.
Jun 12, 2021
Never had any problems with staff. Very caring and friendly people.
Jun 12, 2021
We always have a pleasant experience with this office.
Jun 9, 2021
AMAZING STAFF! Every person in there was so kind and just the absolute best to my boys. My oldest was the one being seen and was very nervous but Dr Best was so sweet and calmed all his worries and explained everything in a professional manner but not talking down to him like some adults do to kids.
Jun 9, 2021
CANNOT SAY ENOUGH HOW SWEET ALL THE STAFF WAS!!!! Phenomenal!!!
Jun 9, 2021
Dr gave enough information about our options then their opinion on which was might be best and why. Answered all my questions and and even my sons questions to where he understood but it didnt sound too intense (he needs to have an out patient care procedure).
Jun 9, 2021
EVERYTHING was so clean and tidy!
Jun 9, 2021
I WILL TELL EVERYONE MOM I KNOW THEY NEED TO SEE DR BEST for their children's needs!
Jun 4, 2021
Kayden in the front office was great at communicating with me prior to my appointment to try to get my daughter scheduled sooner. I felt he went above and beyond to meet my requests. It was surprising to experience that level of attention from a physicians staff.
Jun 4, 2021
He was great. We felt listened to and heard by the nurse and he showed genuine concern for my daughter's health situation.
Jun 4, 2021
Dr. Best was great. We arrived after having little assistance from our PCP and were emotionally drained from fighting this condition for months. Dr. Best was involved and determined to diagnose Abby even if her issue was not within his specialty. To know you have a doctor on your side that isnt going to find answers for your child lifts a huge weight off.
Jun 4, 2021
Everyone was friendly and seemed genuinely happy to be there. I wish all physicians offices worked and felt like this one.
Jun 4, 2021
I appreciate the ability to complete everything online rather than filling out paperwork in the office.
May 27, 2021
All staff were extremely helpful and friendly
May 27, 2021
So great!
May 27, 2021
He was so nice and took the time to speak to us to ensure everything was understood. He was confident in his ability to fix the problem.
May 27, 2021
We arrived early and were taken to the exam room right away
May 22, 2021
Love this office staff! They are efficient, good humored and so very helpful!
May 22, 2021
I have told my pediatrician about him and have recommended him to friends.
May 21, 2021
Kim was amazing on helping me get scheduled, Mario/ Cristella was amazing MA,s and made us feel so comfortable, understanding, then Dr. Best is even more amazing. I know this road of me going there with my daughter is not over. But I am happy to I know I have them on my side helping me through this tough time.
May 21, 2021
Cristella follow up call this morning -- AMAZING
May 21, 2021
I will definitely recommend Dr. Best!!!
May 21, 2021
Kim, Mario, Cristella and Dr. Best showed me they cared and doncern with getting to the problem of what is going on. I will definitely recommend this office. Great Job!
May 21, 2021
no wait was check-in waited 2min , then taken back and Dr was ready to see the moment Mario walked out
May 10, 2021
Excellent experience with staff and physician
May 10, 2021
Best Dr I've seen in a while. He listened and very thorough. Great bedside manner
May 2, 2021
M.A. asked my daughter ' what's wrong, you look sad' after my daughter answering depression questions as all "No's'. It was like he was trying to say she's lying or hiding something when he can't even see her expression when she had a mask on and he doesn't know her. That was wrong what he did.
Apr 22, 2021
We love Dr. Best and his entire staff.
Apr 15, 2021
the friendliness of the front office staff was amazing! we felt welcomed and safe.
Apr 15, 2021
above and beyond what I expected. my daughter commented that she felt like that was one of the first times someone really listened to her!
Apr 15, 2021
Oh my word! BEST appt. EVER! We felt like he LISTENED to everything we said, and therefore he understood! He explained everything and for the first time, in 8 years, we had HOPE!
Apr 15, 2021
We will be letting our pediatrician know so that she can continue to recommend your office! We have already been sharing with everyone how great our appt. went and will continue!
Apr 15, 2021
The most efficient registration process EVER! I wasn't asked to repeat things 3 times!
Apr 8, 2021
This was our first visit and we were pleasantly surprised. No long waiting in the waiting room or exam room. We were able to be seen less than 10 of making an appointment.
Apr 8, 2021
The best part was being reassured that we would find the root cause to my son's constant discomfort.