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Mara Cardon Gardner, PAC

Family Medicine

Accepts New Patients
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About Mara Cardon Gardner, PAC

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 - Aetna Signature Administrators
Aetna - Choice POS II
Aetna - Elect Choice
Aetna - Health Network Only
Aetna - Health Network Option
Aetna - HMO
Accepts New Patients
Aetna - Managed Choice
Aetna - Open Access Elect Choice
Accepts New Patients
Aetna - Open Access HMO
Accepts New Patients
Aetna - Open Access Managed Choice
Accepts New Patients
Aetna - Open Access Select
Aetna - Open Choice PPO
Aetna - QPOS
Accepts New Patients
Aetna - Select SM
Aetna - US Access
Accepts New Patients
Bell County Public Health District - Bell County Public Health District
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 HMO
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 - Blue Essentials Access HMO
Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Premier
Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Premier Open Access HMO
Blue Cross Blue Shield - Federal Select PPO
Accepts New Patients
Blue Cross Blue Shield - Indemnity
Blue Cross Blue Shield - Medicare Advantage
Blue Cross Blue Shield - Medicare Advantage - EFH Retirees
Accepts New Patients
Blue Cross Blue Shield - Medicare Advantage - Oncor
Accepts New Patients
Blue Cross Blue Shield - ParPlan
Blue Cross Blue Shield - STAR Kids
Blue Cross Blue Shield - Traditional
Brookshire Brothers - Brookshire Brothers Employee Plan (Nexcaliber)
Cigna - CAC Plan
Cigna - Cigna Choice Fund
Cigna - EPO
Cigna - Flexcare
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 - HMO
Cigna - HMO Open Access
Cigna - HMO/POS
Cigna - LocalPlus
Cigna - Network
Cigna - Network Open Access
Cigna - Network POS
Cigna - Open Access Plus
Accepts New Patients
Cigna - POS
Cigna - POS Open Access
Cigna - PPO
Accepts New Patients
Consolidated Association of Railroad Employees - Self-Insured Employee Plan
Coventry - Coventry/First Health
Envolve Vision - Envolve Vision
EyeMed Vision - EyeMed Vision
First Health - First Health PPO
Accepts New Patients
Galaxy Health Network - Galaxy Health Network
Gladney Center - Gladney Center
HealthSmart - ACCEL Network
HealthSmart - HealthSmart PPO
Accepts New Patients
HealthSmart - HealthSmart Preferred Care EPO
Accepts New Patients
HealthSmart - HealthSmart Preferred Care GEPO
Accepts New Patients
HealthSmart - Preferred Network
Humana Behavioral - Tricare Members Only
Humana - ChoiceCare
Humana - ChoiceCare Preferred Network
Accepts New Patients
Humana - Commercial HMO Plans
Humana - Commercial PPO Plans
Accepts New Patients
Humana - Medicare Advantage Plans
Accepts New Patients
Humana - National POS
Imagine Health - EPN
Accepts New Patients
Independent Medical Systems - IMS Network
Magellan - CHIP
Magellan - Navigator Networks
Magellan - Pinnacle Networks
Magellan - STAR
Magellan - STAR Kids
Magellan - Summit Networks
Medicaid - AmeriGroup
Medicaid - Oklahoma Medicaid
Medicaid - Parkland HealthFirst
Medicaid - Superior HealthPlan
Medicaid - Traditional Medicaid
Medical Development International - MDI
Medicare Railroad - Medicare Railroad
Medicare - Traditional Medicare
Accepts New Patients
Midland Memorial Hospital - Employee Benefit Plan
Mother Frances Hospital Regional - Self-Insured Employee Plan
OccuNet - Occupational Networks of Texas, Inc.
Optum - United Behavioral Healthcare/Optum
PHCS Network - Beech Street of Texas PPO
Accepts New Patients
PHCS Network - Private Health Care SYstem PPO
Accepts New Patients
Reny Company - Workers Comp
Rockport - Workers Comp
Sedgwick Preferred Network f/k/a Southwest Medical - Workers Comp
Superior Vision - Superior Vision
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 - CHIP
Superior - CHIP Perinate
Superior - Foster Care
Superior - Medicare/Medicaid Dual Needs Plan: Advantage HMO SNP
Accepts New Patients
Superior - Medicare/Medicaid Plan
Accepts New Patients
Superior - STAR
Superior - STAR+PLUS
Accepts New Patients
Three Rivers Network - Three Rivers Network
Tricare - Tricare Extra
Tricare - Tricare Prime
Tricare - Tricare Select
TriWest - VA-PCCC
United Behavioral Healthcare/Optum - United Behavioral Healthcare/Optum
UnitedHealth - AARP Medicare Complete
UnitedHealth - Charter EPO
Accepts New Patients
UnitedHealth - Charter HMO
Accepts New Patients
UnitedHealth - Charter POS
Accepts New Patients
UnitedHealth - CHIP
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 - Dual Complete Medicare Advantage
UnitedHealth - Group Medicare Advantage
UnitedHealth - Medicare Complete
UnitedHealth - Medicare Gold
UnitedHealth - Medicare Silver
UnitedHealth - Navigate EPO
Accepts New Patients
UnitedHealth - Navigate HMO
Accepts New Patients
UnitedHealth - Navigate HMO+
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 - Secure Horizons
UnitedHealth - Select EPO
Accepts New Patients
UnitedHealth - Select HMO
Accepts New Patients
UnitedHealth - Select Plus POS
Accepts New Patients
UnitedHealth - STAR
UnitedHealth - STAR Kids
UnitedHealth - STAR+PLUS
UnitedHealth - UHC West Signature Value Gated HMO
University Mary Hardin - Baylor-Employee Benefit Plan
Your rights and protections against surprise medical bills

Insurance listings are subject to change without prior notice. Please call your physician's office or your health or insurance plan to verify coverage information prior to scheduling your visit or procedure. Not all members participating in contracted networks have "in network" access. In network participation may change from time to time without prior notice. Independent providers (which could include, for example only, anesthesiologists, radiologists, pathologists, emergency medicine physicians, advance practice professionals, and other independent providers of health care services) may deliver part of your care, and such providers may be considered out-of-network on your health and insurance plans even if the Facility may be considered in network. If you desire additional information as to the providers who may be involved in providing your care, you can either ask your treating provider (who may know some of the specialists or groups who could be involved) or you can request a list of Facility-based physician groups by calling the following toll free number: (877) 810-0372. This list is updated annually and is subject to change without prior notice.

Background

Education
  • Education: Midwestern University (2010)
Certifications
  • Physician Assistant Certified - National Comm on Certif of Physician Assistants

Reviews (144) for Mara Cardon Gardner, PAC

Overall: 4.8*
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Nov 13, 2022
She listened to me explain my health problem and provided excellent solutions. She cared about my health.
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Nov 12, 2022
Mara listened and asked probing questions to narrow down the problem.
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Nov 10, 2022
Mara was knowledgeable and helpful
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Nov 10, 2022
Mara is attentive, concerned, and approaches my healthcare in a collaborative manner.
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Nov 6, 2022
Fast, friendly and helpful
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Oct 28, 2022
Great visit as always Dr Gardner always listens to what you need
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Oct 23, 2022
Very good
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Oct 20, 2022
Good interpersonal skills, quick diagnosis and treatment plan. Already seeing positive improvement since visit
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Oct 20, 2022
She listened to me explaining my illness and it's symptoms. She asked questions and was very understanding.
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Oct 20, 2022
She is kind and thorough, great combination
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Oct 18, 2022
Mara is very thoughtful in her answers to questions and is also very kind.
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Oct 15, 2022
PA Gardner is very thorough. I had a list of questions. She covered each to my satisfaction. I feel she listens and understands my concerns and takes appropriate action on each of them. Very happy with her.
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Oct 15, 2022
Very attentive and pleasant
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Oct 13, 2022
She listens to you and very friendly
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Oct 13, 2022
Excellent
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Oct 13, 2022
Great
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Oct 8, 2022
Competent, caring, and effective in communicating diagnosis and treatment information.
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Oct 7, 2022
Very professional and answered all my questions.
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Oct 4, 2022
II was pleased with the experience.
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Oct 3, 2022
She was very professional and very thorough
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Oct 1, 2022
Excellent care.
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Sep 27, 2022
Pleasant, and professional
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Sep 24, 2022
Always very pleasant.
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Sep 24, 2022
She was a very good listener and made me feel better about my situation
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Sep 23, 2022
Mara is a great asset to BS@W. Mara is a wonderful PA.
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Sep 21, 2022
She was great and very informative.
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Sep 17, 2022
She is always thorough and answers any questions or concerns and makes sure I understand. She does this without speaking down to me.
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Sep 15, 2022
She listens has great advise & answered all my questions
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Sep 6, 2022
Awesome and thorough
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Aug 31, 2022
Prompt, caring, listen
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Aug 27, 2022
Very thorough
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Aug 23, 2022
Good "bedside" manner.. Puts one at ease. Very professional and explains things very well..
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Aug 22, 2022
Well respected. Only waited about 15-20 minutes to see Dr Gardner..
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Aug 20, 2022
Extremely knowledgeable and very personable and listens then explains in plain English. I feel very at home with Mara she is a pure delight.
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Aug 19, 2022
Knowledgable
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Aug 19, 2022
Very friendly and concerned with any issue or problems you have.
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Aug 9, 2022
Listen to your what you have to say
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Aug 3, 2022
Wonderful
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Jul 30, 2022
Professional concern through
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Jul 30, 2022
She was very attentive
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Jul 30, 2022
Very thorough, good listener. Did not rush, took her time with me.
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Jul 17, 2022
She is very kind, helpful & listens really well.
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Jul 14, 2022
It was a new patient appointment so I didn't get much of a personal connection but she was fine. I'll continue to see how it goes!
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Jul 14, 2022
Great
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Jul 12, 2022
I like Dr. Gardner very much. She is always on time, professional, and interested in me.
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Jul 9, 2022
Next steps in care anticipated and clearly communicated.
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Jun 30, 2022
Great experience
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Jun 23, 2022
It was the 1st time seeing her and she put me at ease, and was very comfortable with her.
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Jun 23, 2022
Trustworthy and knowledgeable.
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Jun 22, 2022
If I wasn't happy with the provider, I would change. Mrs. Gardner is a nice person and I appreciate her being my provider.
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Jun 17, 2022
Always Kind and Friendly!
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Jun 16, 2022
Took the time to listen and was very compassionate to my needs. Thank you.
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Jun 11, 2022
Mara is an excellent PA
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Jun 9, 2022
First time seeing Mara, except for video calls. Was very impressed with her competence and care.
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Jun 9, 2022
Excellent
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