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Dr. John Paulsel, MD

Internist, Primary Care Doctor

Professional statement

Dr. Paulsel, board certified in Internal Medicine, practices Adult IM and Preventative Medicine at the Medical Clinic of Houston near the Texas Medical Center and has been selected as a 'Best Doctor" for 2011-2012. Providing comprehensive management of adult diseases coupled with extensive clinical experience, he can provide the full spectrum of preventative testing which includes annual physical exams, bone density, cardiac, and cancer screenings, mailing all results along with his recommendations to his patients. He also treats common conditions such as diabetes, high blood pressure, cholesterol, obesity and general illness. He is available for emergency calls during the week, 24 hours/day, and hospital coverage on weekends. His registered nurse is available for phone triage and immediate notification of all test results.

In-network insurances

  • Aetna
  • American Republic Insurance Company
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield

Specialties

  • Internist
  • Primary Care Doctor

Practice names

Hospital affiliations

  • The Methodist Hospital

Board certifications

  • American Board of Internal Medicine

Education and training

  • Medical School - Baylor College of Medicine, Doctor of Medicine
  • Baylor College of Medicine, Residency in Internal Medicine
  • Baylor College of Medicine (Internship)

Awards and publications

  • Elected by his peers for inclusion in Best Doctors in America® from 2011 to 2012.

Zocdoc awards

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Languages spoken

  • English

Provider's gender

Male

NPI number

1285611764

Office locations

Medical Clinic Of Houston

1701 Sunset Blvd

Houston, TX 77005

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Dr. Paulsel was very cordial, professional and thorough. The whole staff was very nice and made you feel welcome.
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I have been a patient of Dr. Paulsel for 4 years. I love the time he takes to talk to me about my health and concerns. He is a great healthcare provider and really cares about his patients.
Less than 6 months ago
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Dr. Paulsel was great! But the administrative staff at the front desk is the worst. I received a call from the front desk the day before my appointment confirming my appointment and asking if I could come in early 8:45 insteadof 9:00. I agreed. The morning of the appointment I received a text from them saying to come to the appointment at 9:00. I arrived and the front desk worker was rude and scolded me for not making my 8:45 appointment....... yes I am confused as well. Real quality people you have working the desk there.
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Dr. Paulsel is excellent. He is thorough and has mastered being efficient without ever feeling rushed in any way. He is a wonderful primary care doctor.
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This was my first visit with Dr. Paulsel. He spent almost an hour with me. I was extremely impressed the amount of time he took getting familiar with my medical history. I felt like he genuinely cared about my physical health and not just another new patient.
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I have been going to him for years. He is great.
More than 1 year ago
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Dr Paulsel is an excellent internist. He never makes me feel rushed. His office RN Terry is exceptional, and always calls you back in a timely fashion. I love this place.
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Dr. Paulsel is the best! Very focused on helping his patients. Never makes you feel rushed and answers all of your questions.
More than 1 year ago
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Dr. Paulsel saw me at the appointment time, his nurse had already taken blood and my vitals before that. He was thorough in questioning my current health and medications, but understanding rather than challenging.
More than 1 year ago
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Parking was expensive. There was no indication of this prior to making the appointment.
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Experienced, kind, and gave me confidence in his skills as a doctor
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very thorough, good listener, great bedside manner
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Dr. Paulsel is best described as thorough. He took his time in establishing me as a new patient and we through my history very well. He also seems like taking a holistic approach and didnt rush to fill me up withmedication. Rather, he suggested we try lifestyle changes first and use meds as a second option.
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Dr. Paulsel is extremely thorough as well as compassionate. Highly recommended!
More than 1 year ago
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Excellent care from this fine, caring doctor.
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Dr Paulsel was great. I was in for a routine check up. He was very friendly and professional. He took time to check me out completely. The only pain is that you have to pay for parking at the site.
More than 1 year ago
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It has been a pleasure. The most considerate doctor and staff.
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I showed up early for my appointment, and the nurse got the "preliminaries" (vital signs; blood draw, etc.) done right away. Dr. P was a few minutes after the appointment time, but well within expectations. As usual, Dr. P addressed myconcerns and suggestions compassionately and authoritatively, deferring to my wishes whenever practical.
More than 1 year ago
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First time visiting Dr. Paulsel and I have never experienced such a professional, proficient doctor's office before. The facility was nice and clean, I was seen as soon as I arrived. All the staffs including nurses and doctor made the visit very comfortable. They definitely know what they're doing!
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Dr. Paulsel is always relaxed, pleasant, collaborative and knowledgeable. I feel very comfortable with him.
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It was an incredibly efficient process in every way. Dr. Paulsel was actually early. He's very thorough and doesn't rush you out of there. Best medical clinic in Houston in my opinion.
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This was my first visit to Dr. Paulsel. I chose him because my insurance changed, once again. I think he is through, experienced, asks pertinent questions, and knows what he is doing. He didn't seem to be in a rush, butcovered a lot of ground. I plan on staying with him.
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Dr. Paulsel is an excellent doctor. He listens carefully to your concerns and takes the time to answer questions.
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Dr. Paulsel is thoughtful, diligent and thorough while maintaining a personable yet professional bedside manner. He was patient, yet efficient. I highly recommend.
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Dr. Paulsel is very experienced, attentive, and efficient. Definitely recommend.
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I totally respect dr. Paulsel.
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Outstanding says it all
More than 1 year ago
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My husband and I both appreciate Dr Paulsel's demeanor and professionalism. The office is very friendly and unbelievably timely with appointments!
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Dr. Paulsel was very relaxed and knowledgeable. I felt very comfortable.
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A pleasure as always
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He was very nice, professional, and extremely thorough!
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Dr. Paulsel has a great bedside manner. He is very thorough and asks good questions. He listens to the answers and comes up with a sound diagnosis.
More than 1 year ago
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Dr. John Paulsel came highly recommended by patients in my office as well as staff. I enjoyed my visit and felt I was cared for professionally and accurately. He is very nice and easy to talk to. As he came recommendedto me, I highly recommend him. Very knowledgeable and professional.
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First visit. Was great. Glad I chose him.
More than 1 year ago
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Very experienced doctor.
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Very thorough and professional
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Dr. Paulsel is very knowledgable and professional and has an excellent bedside manner.
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Be seemed to actually care about me as a new patient.
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Completely thorough and objective examination and analysis. Provided me with a feeling of confidence in his knowledge and integrity.
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I thought it was strange Dr. Paulsel didn't use gloves while examining me and I also thought he seemed a little dismissive of some of my concerns.
More than 1 year ago
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Highly experienced doctor.
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Very nice and thorough. The office runs like a well oiled machine. Great staff. Lots of friendly people.
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Dr. Paulsel was kind and thorough. Also, the nurse who drew my blood was very good at that - it was fast, pain free, and there was no bruise at all. I would be comfortable to be the patient of either of them in the future.
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Annual physical was very efficient, no waiting whatsoever. I felt fortunate to have access to a doctor with so much experience.
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Very informative and I cared for the way he conducted his exam and his answers to my questions was very informative. I look forward to conferring with him again. It is a pleasure to have him as a caring physician. Thank you Dr. Paulsel.
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I have been seeing Dr. Paulsel for over 30 years. He has been seeing my family for a long time too. I would highly recommend Dr. Paulsel, he is great.
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Great, understanding doctor. Seems easy to approach and his years of experience show very well.
More than 1 year ago
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It was a great one..
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Great guy Gave me a lot of time
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Excellent Doctor! I would recommend him to anyone!
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