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Mara Cardon Gardner, PAC

Family Medicine
Accepts New Patients
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Serving all people by providing personalized health and wellness through exemplary care, education and research.

LanguagesEnglish
Ages SeenInfants and Toddlers (ages 0-2), Children (ages 3-11), Adolescents (ages 12-18), Adults, Geriatrics
Insurance Accepted
*Accepted plans and benefits may vary by location.
INSURANCE PLAN
ACCEPTS NEW PATIENTS
Aetna - HMO
Accepts New Patients
Aetna - Open Access Elect Choice
Accepts New Patients
Aetna - Open Access HMO
Accepts New Patients
Aetna - Open Access Managed Choice
Accepts New Patients
Aetna - QPOS
Accepts New Patients
Aetna - US Access
Accepts New Patients
Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Advantage Bronze
Accepts New Patients
Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Advantage Gold
Accepts New Patients
Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Advantage Silver
Accepts New Patients
Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Choice Plus
Accepts New Patients
Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Choice PPO
Accepts New Patients
Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Essentials
Accepts New Patients
Blue Cross Blue Shield - Federal Select PPO
Accepts New Patients
Blue Cross Blue Shield - Medicare Advantage - EFH Retirees
Accepts New Patients
Blue Cross Blue Shield - Medicare Advantage - Oncor
Accepts New Patients
Cigna - Great West Open Access PPO-Open Access
Accepts New Patients
Cigna - Great West POS
Accepts New Patients
Cigna - Great West PPO
Accepts New Patients
Cigna - Open Access Plus
Accepts New Patients
Cigna - PPO
Accepts New Patients
First Health - First Health PPO
Accepts New Patients
HealthSmart - HealthSmart PPO
Accepts New Patients
HealthSmart - HealthSmart Preferred Care EPO
Accepts New Patients
HealthSmart - HealthSmart Preferred Care GEPO
Accepts New Patients
Humana - ChoiceCare Preferred Network
Accepts New Patients
Humana - Commercial PPO Plans
Accepts New Patients
Humana - Medicare Advantage Plans
Accepts New Patients
Imagine Health - EPN
Accepts New Patients
Medicare - Traditional Medicare
Accepts New Patients
PHCS Network - Beech Street of Texas PPO
Accepts New Patients
PHCS Network - Private Health Care System PPO
Accepts New Patients
Superior - Ambetter Balance Care - Silver
Accepts New Patients
Superior - Ambetter Essential Care - Bronze
Accepts New Patients
Superior - Ambetter Secure Care - Gold
Accepts New Patients
Superior - Medicare/Medicaid Dual Needs Plan: Advantage HMO SNP
Accepts New Patients
Superior - Medicare/Medicaid Plan
Accepts New Patients
Superior - STAR+PLUS
Accepts New Patients
UnitedHealth - Charter EPO
Accepts New Patients
UnitedHealth - Charter HMO
Accepts New Patients
UnitedHealth - Charter POS
Accepts New Patients
UnitedHealth - Choice +HMO
Accepts New Patients
UnitedHealth - Choice EPO
Accepts New Patients
UnitedHealth - Choice HMO
Accepts New Patients
UnitedHealth - Choice Plus POS
Accepts New Patients
UnitedHealth - Core Choice Plus POS
Accepts New Patients
UnitedHealth - Core EPO
Accepts New Patients
UnitedHealth - Core HMO
Accepts New Patients
UnitedHealth - Navigate EPO
Accepts New Patients
UnitedHealth - Navigate HMO
Accepts New Patients
UnitedHealth - Navigate POS
Accepts New Patients
UnitedHealth - Nexus ACO OA
Accepts New Patients
UnitedHealth - NexusACO R
Accepts New Patients
UnitedHealth - PPO
Accepts New Patients
UnitedHealth - Select EPO
Accepts New Patients
UnitedHealth - Select HMO
Accepts New Patients
UnitedHealth - Select Plus POS
Accepts New Patients
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.
Background
Education
  • Education: Midwestern University (2010)
Certifications
  • Physician Assistant - National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants
Reviews(112)
Overall: 4.7*
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Sep 2, 2020
Excellent. Made some progress on talking about symptoms I usually forget by the time I get around to my appointment.
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Aug 17, 2020
very helpful
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Aug 13, 2020
very good
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Jul 16, 2020
Mara Gardner is the best. I nursed 18 years and I am terribly critical. Mara always answered my questions, explains things . I hope Mara NEVER leaves.
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Jul 10, 2020
This was the first time visit with MS Gardner, my regular PC was out. She was pretty and I thought nice for an 80 yr old man.
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Jul 10, 2020
it was awesome
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Jul 6, 2020
Very professional, very friendly and helpful about the reason I came in, loved the way I was treated!
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Jun 22, 2020
Appreciate the concern shown
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Jun 22, 2020
it was good
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Jun 18, 2020
Excellent care!
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Jun 16, 2020
not my preferred provider but she is appropriate when my usual physician is not available
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Jun 9, 2020
very thorough answered all my questions told me what she thought was going on with me very happy by the way I was treated and took care of
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Jun 5, 2020
she was very easy to talk to and she listened to what I said.
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May 27, 2020
Excellent care!
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May 19, 2020
great!!
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May 18, 2020
very friendly and caring about my needs and well being
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May 16, 2020
Provided good care and advice under these unique conditions and circumstances.
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May 10, 2020
Gardner was very nice and professional
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Apr 2, 2020
Telephone contact. Excellent care.
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