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Samantha L. Alvarez, PAC

Gastroenterology

Accepts New Patients
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About Samantha L. Alvarez, PAC

After her undergraduate studies at the University of Texas at Austin, Samantha Alvarez completed the Physician Assistant Program at Trevecca University. She is an active member of American Academy of Physician Assistants, Central Texas Physician Assistant Society and American College of Gastroenterology. In her free time, she enjoys music, scrapbooking and spending time with her husband and two young children.

LanguagesEnglish
Ages SeenAdults, Geriatrics
Hospital Affiliations
  • Baylor Scott & White Medical Center - Temple
  • Baylor Scott & White Medical Center - Lakeway
  • Baylor Scott & White Medical Center - Taylor
  • Baylor Scott & White Medical Center - Buda
  • Baylor Scott & White Medical Center - Pflugerville
  • Baylor Scott & White Medical Center - Austin
Insurance Accepted
*Accepted plans and benefits may vary by location.
INSURANCE PLAN
ACCEPTS NEW PATIENTS
Aetna - Aetna Signature Administrators
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Aetna - Choice POS II
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Aetna - Elect Choice
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Aetna - Health Network Only
Aetna - Health Network Option
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Aetna - HMO
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Aetna - Managed Choice
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Aetna - Open Access Elect Choice
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Aetna - Open Access HMO
Aetna - Open Access Managed Choice
Accepts New Patients
Aetna - Open Access Select
Accepts New Patients
Aetna - Open Choice PPO
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Aetna - QPOS
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Aetna - Select SM
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Aetna - US Access
Bell County Public Health District - Bell County Public Health District
Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Advantage Bronze
Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Advantage Gold
Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Advantage HMO
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Advantage Silver
Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Choice Plus
Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Choice PPO
Accepts New Patients
Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Essentials
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Essentials Access HMO
Accepts New Patients
Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Premier
Accepts New Patients
Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Premier Open Access HMO
Accepts New Patients
Blue Cross Blue Shield - Federal Select PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield - Indemnity
Accepts New Patients
Blue Cross Blue Shield - Medicare Advantage
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Medicare Advantage - EFH Retirees
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Medicare Advantage - Oncor
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - ParPlan
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - STAR Kids
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Traditional
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Brookshire Brothers - Brookshire Brothers Employee Plan (Nexcaliber)
Cigna - CAC Plan
Cigna - Cigna Choice Fund
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Cigna - EPO
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Cigna - Flexcare
Cigna - HMO
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Cigna - HMO Open Acces
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Cigna - HMO Open Access
Cigna - HMO/POS
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Cigna - LocalPlus
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Cigna - LocalPlusIN
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Cigna - Network
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Cigna - Network Open Access
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Cigna - Network POS
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Cigna - Open Access Plus
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Cigna - POS
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Cigna - POS Open Access
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Cigna - PPO
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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
Galaxy Health Network - Galaxy Health Network
Gladney Center - Gladney Center
Healthscope - DART ACO
Accepts New Patients
Healthscope - DART ACO Flex
Accepts New Patients
HealthSmart - ACCEL Network
HealthSmart - HealthSmart PPO
HealthSmart - HealthSmart Preferred Care EPO
HealthSmart - HealthSmart Preferred Care GEPO
HealthSmart - Preferred Network
Humana Behavioral - Tricare Members Only
Accepts New Patients
Humana - ChoiceCare
Accepts New Patients
Humana - ChoiceCare Preferred Network
Humana - Commercial HMO Plans
Accepts New Patients
Humana - Commercial PPO Plans
Accepts New Patients
Humana - Humana Preferred
Accepts New Patients
Humana - Medicare Advantage Plans (exclude Southwestern Health Resources Network)
Accepts New Patients
Humana - National POS
Accepts New Patients
Imagine Health - EPN
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
PHCS Network - Private Health Care SYstem PPO
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
Superior - Ambetter Secure Care - Gold
Superior - CHIP
Accepts New Patients
Superior - CHIP Perinate
Accepts New Patients
Superior - Foster Care
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Superior - STAR
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Superior - STAR+PLUS
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Three Rivers Network - Three Rivers Network
Tricare - Tricare Extra
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Tricare - Tricare Prime
Accepts New Patients
Tricare - Tricare Select
Accepts New Patients
TriWest - VA-PCCC
Accepts New Patients
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
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UnitedHealth - Choice EPO
Accepts New Patients
UnitedHealth - Choice HMO
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UnitedHealth - Choice Plus POS
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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+
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UnitedHealth - Navigate POS
Accepts New Patients
UnitedHealth - Nexus ACO OA
UnitedHealth - Options PPO
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UnitedHealth - PPO
Accepts New Patients
UnitedHealth - Secure Horizons
UnitedHealth - Select +
Accepts New Patients
UnitedHealth - Select EPO
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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: Master of Physician Assistant, Trevecca Nazarene University (2010)
Certifications
  • Physician Assistant Certified - National Comm on Certif of Physician Assistants

Reviews (118) for Samantha L. Alvarez, PAC

Overall: 4.7*
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Sep 5, 2022
Very friendly and caring
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Aug 23, 2022
Dr. Alvarez was prompt and thorough with my questions & concerns
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Aug 11, 2022
She was very patient and understanding of my concerns. She took the time to listen and answer all my questions. Excellent "bedside manner"
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Aug 2, 2022
She was not rushed and took plenty of time to consult and visit with me.I like the game plan she put into effect for my care
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Jul 30, 2022
She listened and tried to give suggestions to help.
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Jul 27, 2022
Very good
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Jul 19, 2022
Liked her and her staff.
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Jul 15, 2022
Very impressive, kind, thoughtful, knowledgeable. Professionally addressed all of my concerns and offered suggestions and advice all of which I have implemented and appreciate very much. BSW is very fortunate to have her and so am I!
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Jul 13, 2022
Seemed very interested in my concerns and willing to work towards answers to my GI problems.
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Jul 11, 2022
She is very friendly , easy to talk to and pleased with her diagnosis.
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Jun 26, 2022
She took the time to review my case and reassured me everything looks good and to continue with my routine.
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Jun 24, 2022
Good as expected
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Jun 22, 2022
Wonderful
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Jun 21, 2022
Nurse Alvarez was outstanding. As a physician assistant, I was impressed by her knowledge and presentation in gastroenterology. I would highly recommend her to family and friends.
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Jun 9, 2022
Very thorough explanation of why visit was necessary and why I need to have the procedure done
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Jun 8, 2022
Very knowledgeable and answered all my questions. Very nice young lady.
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Jun 4, 2022
She is well informed about possibilities and helped with getting my records from previous doctor and replied via my chart when blood work was in.
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Jun 2, 2022
Samantha Alvarez is the best.She is extremely knowledgeable and thorough. She takes the time to go over all options and genuinely cares about her patients!
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May 31, 2022
I appreciate very much the attention received by the Doctor and all the personnel of the office. God bless you all.
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May 30, 2022
Professional, knowledgeable, personable.
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May 27, 2022
Great job as couldn't get in to see MD
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May 26, 2022
Excellent provider, listens to you and understands what you are experiencing. Provides solutions.
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May 18, 2022
It went extremely well and easy. Very professional
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May 16, 2022
She doesm't listen to your problems before telling you what you need to do.
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May 14, 2022
Second time to visit with this provider. Very informative and listened to my concerns. Came up with a plan for my concerns. Felt very comfortable and relieved after concerns expressed.
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Apr 29, 2022
I waited for 20 minutes in the exam room and was frustrated. This was my first time seeing the PA. She had been researching my records, so it was all good.
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Apr 29, 2022
Very good
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Apr 28, 2022
Excellent
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Apr 24, 2022
She was nice and helpfull
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Apr 24, 2022
Very professional friendly and knowledgeable
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Apr 22, 2022
Very nice friendly
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Apr 21, 2022
Very giving and caring. Took time to listen to all issues
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Apr 21, 2022
A Very polite and professional appointment.
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Apr 13, 2022
Made me feel at ease. Like I could give my trust For my health.
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