Baylor Scott & White Cognitive Behavioral Neurology and Neuropsychiatry offers comprehensive care, diagnosis and management of progressive cognitive and behavioral impairments for the citizens of Dallas and the surrounding communities.
We care for individuals with problems affecting their memory, language and thinking that began before the age of 65.
Areas of clinical expertise include:
- Early-onset dementias (beginning before 65 years of age)
- Early-onset or atypical Alzheimer’s disease
- Frontotemporal degeneration/Dementia
- Progressive aphasia or language impairments
- Movement disorders with cognitive impairment
Claudia Padilla, MD, is currently accepting new patients and provides the quality care you would expect from a leading name in mental health. Most insurance plans are accepted.
Baylor Scott & White has established agreements with several types of insurances in an effort to make sure your health needs are covered.
Aetna - (1)Aetna Signature Administrators
Blue Cross Blue Shield - (3)Blue EssentialsBlue PremierParPlan
Cigna - (2)LocalPlusOpen Access Plus
DFW ConnectedCare - (1)American Airlines Employee Benefit Plan
HealthSmart - (2)ACCEL NetworkPreferred Network
Humana - (3)ChoiceCareNational POSHumana Preferred
Superior Health Plan - (1)STAR+PLUS
Superior HealthPlan - (1)STAR+PLUS
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Baylor Scott & White Cognitive Behavioral Neurology and Neuropsychiatry offers expertise and treatment options conveniently located near you.
We offer comprehensive care, diagnosis, and management of progressive cognitive and behavioral impairments.
Our complete clinical evaluation usually consists of at least two visits with scheduled tests in between the two appointments.
The scheduled tests may include:
- Neuropsychological assessment
- Structural or functional brain imaging
- Other diagnostic tests.
Once the evaluation is complete, the referring clinician will be sent a consultation report.
Baylor Scott & White Health is pleased to offer you multiple options to pay your bill. View our guide to understand your Baylor Scott & White billing statement.
We offer two online payment options:
- Make a one-time payment without registering by selecting the "Pay a Bill as a Guest" option.
- Enroll or login to your MyBSWHealth account to view account balances and statements, setup a payment plan or enroll in paperless statements.
Other payment options:
Pay by mail
To ensure that your payment is properly applied to your account, detach the slip from your Baylor Scott & White billing statement and return the slip with your payment. If paying by check or money order, be sure to include your account number on the check or money order.
Please mail payment to the address listed on your statement.
Pay by phone
Payments to HTPN can be made over the phone with our automated phone payment system 24 hours a day, seven days a week. All payments made via the automated phone payment system will post the next business day. Please call 1.866.377.1650.
If you need to speak to someone about a bill from a Baylor Scott & White Hospital, our Customer Service department is available to take payments over the phone from Monday through Friday from 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM and can be reached at 1.800.994.0371.
Pay in person
Payments can be made in person at the facility where you received services.
At Baylor Scott & White Health, we want to be a resource for you and your family. Our team of customer service representatives and financial counselors are here to help you find financial solutions that can help cover your cost of care. We encourage you to speak to a member of our team at any time before, during or after care is received.
To ensure that your visit to our office is as convenient and efficient as possible, we are pleased to offer our registration forms online. The patient registration form may be completed electronically and printed for better legibility or completed manually.
News and media
What is frontotemporal dementia?
Dr. Padilla discusses frontotemporal dementia with WFAA.
Afraid of dementia?
These lifestyle changes can lower your risk of dementia.
High blood pressure may be linked to Alzheimer's disease
Researchers say hypertension in older adults can cause tangles and plaques to form in the brain. Both are common markers of Alzheimer’s disease.
Dementia treatment options: old medicines, new hope
There’s no cure and few medications are approved. But researchers believe those drugs could work better if we catch the disease earlier
How the MIND diet feeds the brain and helps prevent Alzheimer's
Dr. Padilla was a guest on KERA (90.1 FM) discussing the MIND diet.
Is it Alzheimer's? Urge your loved one to find out.
Dr. Padilla discusses tips for persuading a loved one to get checked out for Alzheimer's.
Dementia is not just Alzheimer’s disease
Dr. Padilla contributed to Baylor Scott & White's blog explaining the difference between dementia and Alzheimer's disease.
Do mind games actually improve cognitive function?
Dr. Padilla discusses how keeping the brain stimulated is key to brain health.
Learning to thrive, in the face of early-onset Alzheimer's
After six months of appointments with various physicians and an unsuccessful regimen of anti-depressant medications, Larry’s family turned to Dr. Padilla for help. She diagnosed him with early onset Alzheimer’s and gave him resources to thrive in the face of the disease.
Remaining connected through the progression of Alzheimer's disease
As more Americans begin to age, the number of families affected by Alzheimer’s disease — a progressive brain disorder that affects memory, thinking, and communication.
How to keep a loved one with Alzheimer's safe
At some point in our lives, many of us will become caregivers — whether taking care of a young child, or an aging parent. But as more and more Americans are diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease, the role of a care provider will become more prevalent than ever before.
Can Salvia test really detect your genetic "risk" of Alzheimer's?
Unlocking the data stored within our DNA can help us learn a host of different things about our ancestry and health. But how much should you worry if your genes are linked to the development of disease?