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Cara Marie Govednik, MD
General Surgery
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About
Dr. Govednik received her medical degree from The University of Texas Health Science Center in San Antonio, TX, where she was elected to the Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society in her third year. She completed her post-graduate surgical training at the Texas A&M Health Science Center College of Medicine in Temple, TX, and then completed a fellowship in Endocrine Surgery, specializing in thyroid, parathyroid and adrenal surgery. Dr. Govednik is board-certified by the American Board of Surgery and is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons. She is also a member of the American Society of Breast Surgeons and the American Association of Endocrine Surgeons. She is certified in breast ultrasound, thyroid ultrasound and the fundamentals of laparoscopic surgery. Dr. Govednik is an Assistant Professor of Surgery at Texas A&M College of Medicine and practices general surgery with a focus on breast cancer, thyroid, parathyroid and adrenal surgery.

Ages SeenAdolescents (ages 12-18), Adults, Geriatrics

LanguagesEnglish, Spanish
Insurance Accepted
Insurance listings are subject to change without prior notice.Please call the physician's office or health plan to verify coverage information prior to scheduling your visit or procedure. PPO Network Agreements include participating Employers and/or Administrator only. Not all members participating in contracted networks have in network access. Networks include Beech Street, HealthSmart, PHCS and texas True Choice. In network participation is updated on a monthly basis by the network.
Aetna
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Scott & White Health Plan
BSW Preferred EPO Network-ORX Broad | BSW Preferred HMO - Large Group | BSW Preferred HMO Network-ORX Broad | BSW Preferred PPO Network-ORX Broad | BSWH Employee Network - PPO & HSA | BSWH Employee Network - SEQA & EQA | Cigna PPO Network - Out-of-Area Member Plan | EPO Network-Group-ORX Broad | EPO Network-Individual/Family-ORX Broad | ERS BSW Preferred HMO Network | HMO Network - Large Group | HMO Network-Group-ORX Broad | HMO Network-Individual/Family-ORX Broad | McLane Group Network | PHCS/ARGUS - PPO Network - Out-of-Area Member Plan | PPO Choice Network | PPO Choice Preferred Network | PPO Network-Group-ORX Broad | RightCare STAR Medicaid Network | SeniorCare Advantage HMO | SeniorCare Advantage PPO | Texas Statewide PPO | TRS - Active Care Participants Network
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Industry Relationships

Baylor Scott & White Health’s vision is to be the most trusted name in giving and receiving safe, quality, compassionate healthcare. As part of that vision, Baylor Scott & White Health is committed to dealing honestly, fairly and with integrity in all matters to provide exemplary patient care, broaden medical knowledge, train the next generation of physicians and support outside relationships that promise public benefit.To that end, Baylor Scott & White Health physicians may collaborate with health care industry partners such as pharmaceutical, biotech, or medical device companies(collectively referred to as Industry) to help develop medical breakthroughs, or provide medical expertise or education.To promote professional and commercial integrity in such matters, physicians who are employed, contracted for administrative duties or performing research with Baylor Scott & White Health seek advanced approval for certain new Industry relationships, and report their Industry relationships and activities to the Office of Corporate Compliance annually for review.

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As of Dec 28, 2018, Cara Marie Govednik, MD  has reported no outside relationship with Industry that is applicable to this listing.

Background
Education
  • Residency: General Surgery, Tx A&M HSC Coll of Med, Temple, TX
  • Fellowship: Endocrine Surgery, Tx A&M HSC Coll of Med, Temple, TX
  • Medical School: Univ of Texas Medical School, San Antonio, TX
Certifications
  • Surgery - American Board of Surgery
Hospital Affiliations
  • Scott & White Medical Center - Temple
Reviews(12)
Overall: 4.61
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Jan 29, 2019
very knowledgeable and courteous when I met with her.
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Jan 22, 2019
very professional and courteous. great genuine bedside manners.
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Jan 21, 2019
provider is thorough, helpful and caring.
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Jan 4, 2019
very competent
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Dec 26, 2018
Dr Govednik was so knowledgeable and gracious, understanding, and very thorough!
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Dec 14, 2018
She came highly recommended and she has lived up to it all. I travel almost 3 hours to see her. Worth it.
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Nov 28, 2018
Listened to my concerns and acted on them.
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Nov 26, 2018
She is patient with me and will repeat and break it down for me. Always has a smile.
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Nov 22, 2018
She made me feel comfortable and was knowledgeable about the issue.
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Nov 18, 2018
Dr was very helpful and informative. the lady who also helped get me scheduled for my surgery was extremely helpful and was able to schedule me and worked with getting the note I needed for work. very good service
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Sep 18, 2018
not very personable, very cerebral almost to the point of arrogance
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Sep 12, 2018
made me feel at ease and comfortable very easy to talk to.
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