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  • The office staff is amazing! The dentist and all assistants go above and beyond. I am terrified of... read more

    Jennifer Kohan Avatar
    Jennifer Kohan

    Try this new dentist since it was closer than the previous one I had and what a mistake I made.... read more

    Jose De Jesus Avatar
    Jose De Jesus

    I had a wonderful experience with Effie Pinkrahe today at my annual physical. She was thorough, considerate, and gave me... read more

    Lauren Brick Avatar
    Lauren Brick

    Dr Alvin is a great doctor. I feel completely comfortable with her and appreciate her real concern for and attention... read more

    Dawn Steward Avatar
    Dawn Steward

    Dr. Alvi and NP, Patricia Hayden are the best in the business. They are caring, compassionate and knowledgeable. ... read more

    dani norsworthy Avatar
    dani norsworthy

    Please go somewhere else and save your money. The worst by far!

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    tina yani

    I am a new patient to this practice and it has been such a joy so far. The ladies at... read more

    Karin Greene Avatar
    Karin Greene

    Dr. Alvi is wonderful, personable and extremely competent. As an RN I can be quite critical of providers but I... read more

    Bobbie Tornblom Avatar
    Bobbie Tornblom

    Always good. Dr Alvi is lovely. She is always efficient and responsive, no matter how tired or stressed... read more

    Sally Jones Avatar
    Sally Jones

    Nurse Practitioner Pinkrahe was very attentive. She listened to my concerns and examined me very well. She also... read more

    Stephanie Nanton Avatar
    Stephanie Nanton

    *Long but important to read and consider*I must agree with some other reviewers regarding Dr. Azhar on the dental side... read more

    Nikki Williamson Avatar
    Nikki Williamson

    I love the staff they are all friendly & very helpful! Mrs. Spranza is wonderful & takes the time to... read more

    Rachael Evans Avatar
    Rachael Evans

    I love this office. The staff is amazing. Very friendly and extremely clean office. Dr. Alvi has an amazing bed... read more

    nicol Wentworth Avatar
    nicol Wentworth

    Family Medical and Dental is an overall great place for primary care! The ladies at the front desk are so... read more

    Anna Blendermann Avatar
    Anna Blendermann

    Best service and great people. Im so lucky to have found this office.

    Onesha Oliver Avatar
    Onesha Oliver

    This dental office is fraud They will do unwanted services.They took your money in advance .Please go somewhere else I... read more

    imran siddiqui Avatar
    imran siddiqui

    Awesome, professional and extremely knowledgeable providers. Thank you.

    Anthony Johnson Sr Avatar
    Anthony Johnson Sr

    I love the staff here at Family Medical Wellness Center. They are personable and professional, above all they care. In... read more

    Jillyann Frenche Avatar
    Jillyann Frenche

    I had a pain free dental cleaning with Mellisa. She is great with her patient and very thorough. ... read more

    nenita connelly Avatar
    nenita connelly

    I have a pleasant experience every time I come to Dr. Alvi's office. She is thorough, and the staff is... read more

    meikar87 Avatar

    Dr. Alvi is always thorough, caring, and just a genuinely great doctor

    Matt Archibald Avatar
    Matt Archibald

    Dr Alvi. She is the best always and very friendly and very helpful always listen to you understand you... read more

    Syed Yazdani Avatar
    Syed Yazdani

    I hadn't been to the dentist in 2 years and they made my experience an awesome welcome back. When making... read more

    Charmaine Taylor Avatar
    Charmaine Taylor

    Best staff ever. Truly the nicest people in an office you'll ever meet. Very caring Np and Dr. Make this... read more

    Lynn Satche Avatar
    Lynn Satche

    I had a great experience with the NP at my visit. The staff was friendly and was able to get... read more

    Samantha Caesar Avatar
    Samantha Caesar

    Disgusted. The so called manager “Shannon” did nothing except defend and argue when I called upset how my daughter was... read more

    Sharon Greeson Avatar
    Sharon Greeson

    This is one of the best primary care in Howard county. The staff is very helpful, they amaze me each... read more

    Sadiqa Ashraf Avatar
    Sadiqa Ashraf

    I always take the time to search high and low for an experienced and well versed doctor. I was THRILLED... read more

    Uyai E. Avatar
    Uyai E.

    Great, thorough and very convienient!

    Dan Peoples Avatar
    Dan Peoples

    I went here to get something checked out, and even though I had to get a referral to go to... read more

    Young Anthony Avatar
    Young Anthony

    But how can an office get so many amazing reviews if the staff never picks up the phone or return... read more

    Maha Salamah Avatar
    Maha Salamah

    Really good experience. Felt personal even though it was through the phone. No complaints!

    Emily Avatar

    I have been a patient of the Family Medical Wellness Center for 5+ years and have never been happier with... read more

    Maryjean Reiter Avatar
    Maryjean Reiter

    That is the best rating i can give.

    ranjit kumar Avatar
    ranjit kumar

    My four teens and I have been patients at this center for the past year. Physicians and office personnel are... read more

    Angela Harris Avatar
    Angela Harris

    Everyone is very nice and caring. They take the time to listen and answer any questions or concerns that I... read more

    Heather Finley Avatar
    Heather Finley

    I started going to Dr Alvi because my primary doctor changed her way of taking patients. My son used... read more

    Sheila Keller Avatar
    Sheila Keller

    Dr. Alvi is a wonderful doctor! She took the time to understand my health and life experience, and she... read more

    GM Vienna Avatar
    GM Vienna

    This physician provides an excellent care. The Staff members are awesome! I will recommend Dr. Alvi to anyone.

    Shola Johnson Avatar
    Shola Johnson

    I love the office staff and my primary care doctor Rubina Alvi.I can recommend this office to every one.

    Janos Csorba Avatar
    Janos Csorba

    Dr. Alvi is very thorough and detailed. Love the office ambiance, staff and care.

    Jewel Engerman-Glover Avatar
    Jewel Engerman-Glover

    Everyone was very friendly, valued my time and listened attentively.

    jen patro Avatar
    jen patro

    she is so wonderful and kind. I am so glad she is my PCP

    Maribeth Hampton Avatar
    Maribeth Hampton

    Update on Dec 2, 2020: My opinion about Dr Alvin's practice has not changed, in fact, it's been confirmed over... read more

    Dennis Meizys Avatar
    Dennis Meizys

    Love Dr. Alvi for her excellent patient care. I would recommend Dr. alvi to everyone.

    Shakila Jahan Avatar
    Shakila Jahan

    Dr. Alvi is always kind to answer your questions and listens patiently. She never rushes her diagnosis and makes sure... read more

    Nisha Mada Avatar
    Nisha Mada

    My mother and sister are both their patients, and love this place, for its care and quality of service.

    Imtiaz Minhas Avatar
    Imtiaz Minhas

    I really love everyone that is there, especially Dr.Alvi. I feel very comfortable when I go there. I like the... read more

    Bonnie Schmelyun Avatar
    Bonnie Schmelyun

    Effie has a warm bedside manner, gives great feedback and professional suggestions, very caring and concern about her patients.

    Shemika Owens Avatar
    Shemika Owens

    This clinic is excellent!They are very kind and helpful...!Highly recommend here..

    Changhoon Jeong Avatar
    Changhoon Jeong

    When I arrived for my latest visit (almost twenty minutes late, due to a car issue), I was a complete... read more

    Lawrence Appel Avatar
    Lawrence Appel

    I started coming to this office over three years ago when I worked in the area. They are absolutely fantastic.... read more

    Kristie Myers Avatar
    Kristie Myers

    I was trying to tell the nurse practitioner how depressed and hopeless I was feeling (along with the almost constant... read more

    Hailey P Avatar
    Hailey P

    I find Dr. Alvi to be very competent, helpful, personable and compassionate. You cannot ask for anything more in... read more

    Phil Cogan Avatar
    Phil Cogan

    The dentist Dr Azhar does great work. I just wish the staff was a little bit more professional. The dental... read more

    Genie Calinda Avatar
    Genie Calinda

    My first visit was quite professional as far as my introduction of my medical history and feedback I received from... read more

    Gail Dorsey Avatar
    Gail Dorsey

    Love this place! I've been to both the Medical side and the Dental side and liked both sisters equally. They're... read more

    Sarah Kent Avatar
    Sarah Kent

    My family and I have gone there a few times. The hygienists were always nice. I got 18 X-rays for... read more

    Kathy Me Avatar
    Kathy Me

    dr alvi and dr azhar are simply put outstanding! Great service from secretaries, nurses and... read more

    ed connelly Avatar
    ed connelly

    Staff was friendly and professional. The Physician I saw was knowledgeable and pleasant. Felt very at ease, and will definitely... read more

    Rob Stokes Avatar
    Rob Stokes

    The dr and staff are friendly and my daughter had a good experience with them.

    kim talbott Avatar
    kim talbott

    Dr. Alvi cares about her patients. She takes time to listen to concerns, collect data, and give informed advice/treatment.... read more

    Candy Swift Avatar
    Candy Swift

    Dr. Alvi and her staff are a rare gem in the Medical Industry. Dr. Alvi has been my PCP for... read more

    Trina Ruark Avatar
    Trina Ruark

    Effe is an excellent practitioner and staff are very caring. This review is for medical side not dental office.

    Bernice Aidoo Avatar
    Bernice Aidoo

    Effie is an excellent practitioner; I could not have been more pleased with my visit. She was very thorough to... read more

    Ingrid Shanklin Avatar
    Ingrid Shanklin

    I go to both the medical and dental sides of this practice. This is by far the best medical experience... read more

    Lydia Stewart Avatar
    Lydia Stewart

    Dr Alvi is an excellent physician. She listens and gives excellent advice. Very competent. Her office staff is great!

    Anshu Sinha Avatar
    Anshu Sinha

    One of the "Best patient care" from the min you schedule an appointment to the time you walk out after... read more

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    Washington Redskins

    From the time My wife an I walked in nothing but smiles all threw the building. We love the Great... read more

    Keith Waller Avatar
    Keith Waller

    My family and I have been seeing Dr. Alvi for years. I’ve always been treated kindly and felt like I... read more

    Asia Phillips Avatar
    Asia Phillips

    See I'm alive and well. Plus I'm feeling GREAT! That speaks volumes of the Doctor's ability BECAUSE... read more

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    g b

    The staff is friendly and the doctor takes her time with you. My husband went to the dentist side and... read more

    Sara Amato Avatar
    Sara Amato

    Be carefull!!,they will charge you're credit card ,which they keep on file, and take you're money without any warning or... read more

    Terry M Avatar
    Terry M

    NCP Spranza took time to listen to my concerns. She was courteous, friendly and so were all the staff members.... read more

    Suraj Girwan Thapa Avatar
    Suraj Girwan Thapa

    Dr. Alvi has been our family doctor for over 3 years now and she has been very polite in answering... read more

    Shylaja P Avatar
    Shylaja P

    Very nice and helpful

    Kevin Reed Avatar
    Kevin Reed

    I noticed this family dental clinic that is located adjacent to family medical clinic few months ago, when I... read more

    Palchamy Elango Avatar
    Palchamy Elango

    You website indicates AND clearly reads, "SEDATION DENTISTRY" as one of several services provided. On 08/03/2020 1250 PM your office... read more

    HDThumper Avatar

    Love everyone thar works their. They're always so nice. Even had a problem with getting things done.

    Bonnie Carlisle Avatar
    Bonnie Carlisle

    I had to find a new doctor when my previous doctor of 20+ years would no longer see me without... read more

    Barry Jedrick Avatar
    Barry Jedrick

    Dr. Alvi, Jen and the entire staff are very attentive and patient-oriented - it is refreshing to find healthcare professionals... read more

    David Greene Avatar
    David Greene

    I had a wonderful first experience with NP Effie Pinkrahe. She was warm, considerate and patient. Finding medical professionals... read more

    Dana Nichelle Avatar
    Dana Nichelle

    Dr. Alvi is one of the best doctors I've seen in a long time. I feel seen, heard and understood.... read more

    Dionne Gray Avatar
    Dionne Gray

    Awesome staff/doctors. SO glad I switched to them years ago. Highly recommended.

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    robert almond

    Update on Dec 2, 2020: My opinion about Dr Alvin's practice has not changed, in fact, it's been confirmed over... read more

    Dennis Meizys Avatar
    Dennis Meizys

    Unprofessional . Got there and that is when they told me my insurance didn’t go through instead of telling me... read more

    Tiffany Bruce Avatar
    Tiffany Bruce

    I love this place.Me and my 4 kids have been patients with Dr.Azhar for the past 2 years and haven’t... read more

    Sameera Ahmadi Avatar
    Sameera Ahmadi

    Very understanding, helpful and patient

    Jean Rosenberg Avatar
    Jean Rosenberg

    I am a patient of both Dr Azhar and Dr. Alvi. I came to Dr. Alvi initially, desperate to... read more

    Susan Larson Avatar
    Susan Larson

    Dr. Alvi is very nice and personable. She took her time and ensured that i was up to date... read more

    Arthur Fenner Avatar
    Arthur Fenner

    I always feel so comfortable and we are always greeted as soon as we walk into the Family Medical Wellness... read more

    Kisha Avatar

    Very satisfied with my tele-health (office closed due to covid) appointment and conversation with the nurse practitioner. She recommended... read more

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    Lisa Giannetti

    My experience with the staff at Family Medical Wellness Center is always welcoming and comforting. I was so happy to... read more

    Toni Meadows Avatar
    Toni Meadows

    It’s always so nice to see a smiling face and someone that genuinely cares about your health and issues .... read more

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    Head Chicken Tender

    I always feel very well taken care of from start to finish of my visit. The ladies at the front... read more

    Alexandria Gutierrez Avatar
    Alexandria Gutierrez

    Dr Alvi and her staff are always very friendly and cordial, she always makes me feel much better as she... read more

    Eric Winemiller Avatar
    Eric Winemiller

    The Family Medical Wellness Center is a very professional clinic. The doctors and the staff are very cordial and competent.... read more

    Syed Ameen Avatar
    Syed Ameen

    I visited the family dental wellness center recently and was very pleased with the doctor and staffs' professionalism. The doctor... read more

    Joann Schemm Avatar
    Joann Schemm

    I don’t have anything negative to say about the visit with them. I loved the nurse practitioner, Effie Pinkrahe!

    Amanda Davis Avatar
    Amanda Davis

    I’ve continued to see Dr. Joe for my maintenance care throughout this pandemic. Incredibly impressed with the office cleanliness and... read more

    Riann Silliman Avatar
    Riann Silliman

    The staff are warm, polite, courteous, and efficient! Drs Alvi and Azhar are caring and compassionate practitioners and are very... read more

    Maripaz Felix Avatar
    Maripaz Felix

    Spranza was great, very thorough and did not rush appointment. Listened to all the issues I had and addressed... read more

    Scabby Avatar

    I appreciated Dr Alvi still being able to have my visit with me through televisit. She was thorough and we... read more

    Heather Finley Avatar
    Heather Finley

    Dr Alvi is great. I love having the opportunity to get blood work and a a pap smear all... read more

    Patty Mory Avatar
    Patty Mory

    My entire family have been patients of both the Family Medical Wellness Center and the Family Dental Wellness Centers. We... read more

    Philip Daigle Avatar
    Philip Daigle

    Went to Dr. Alvi for a routine visit and asked her a question that I had about something going on,... read more

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    J. Bartoš

    Dr. Alvi @ Family Medical Wellness Center is always accept me kindly with her expert as a medical doctor. SHe... read more

    Jean Young Lee Avatar
    Jean Young Lee

    DR. Samia Azhar is the worst, she doesn't know what she is doing and is very quick..which is a bad... read more

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    Laptop Use

    Dr. Alvi and staff are very friendly and professional. They take good care of my husband and I, no matter... read more

    Rhonkisha Graham Avatar
    Rhonkisha Graham

    I always get absolutely excellent care here. Nurse specialist Pinkrahe is highly competent , thorough, communicates well, listens well, is... read more

    Abbé Sidery Avatar
    Abbé Sidery

    Dr. Alvi & staff are amazing. Always treated like Family and All staff go above and beyond for all there patients.

    Summer Escobar-Black Avatar
    Summer Escobar-Black

    Dr. Alvi is professional and she listened to you thoroughly.

    Mudassar Nazir Avatar
    Mudassar Nazir

    NP Pinkrahe, was very sweet and kind! She was gentle and soft spoken, she listened to everything I said and... read more

    Kanwal Mahmood Avatar
    Kanwal Mahmood

    Decided to try a new dentist after almost 5 years at another dentist where I was told my teeth were... read more

    Mendy Brumfiel Avatar
    Mendy Brumfiel

    Simple, fast, and pleasant experience with my virtual appointment with Dr, Alvi!!

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    Stacy Wig