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Candace Marie Ripperda, MD

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 SeenAdolescents (ages 12-18), Infants and Toddlers (ages 0-2), Geriatrics, Adults, Newborns (0-28 days), Children (ages 3-11)
Hospital Affiliations
  • Baylor Scott & White Medical Center - Temple
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 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 Managed Choice
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Aetna - Open Access Select
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Aetna - Open Choice PPO
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Aetna - QPOS
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Aetna - Select SM
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Baylor Scott & White Quality Alliance - DFW ConnectedCare
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Advantage HMO
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Choice PPO
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Essentials
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Essentials Access HMO
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Premier
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Premier Open Access HMO
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Indemnity
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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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Cigna - Cigna Choice Fund
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Cigna - EPO
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Cigna - HMO
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Cigna - HMO Open Acces
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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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FirstCare Health Plans - CHIP
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FirstCare Health Plans - FirstCare Access PPO Network
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FirstCare Health Plans - FirstCare Advantage Dual SNP (HMO SNP)
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FirstCare Health Plans - FirstCare Select HMO Network
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FirstCare Health Plans - FirstCare Select Plus HMO Network
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FirstCare Health Plans - STAR Medicaid - MRSA
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Healthscope - DART ACO
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Healthscope - DART ACO Flex
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Humana Behavioral - Tricare Members only
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Humana - ChoiceCare
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Humana - Commercial HMO Plans
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Humana - Commercial PPO Plans
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Humana - Humana Preferred
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Humana - Medicare Advantage Plans (exclude Southwestern Health Resources Network)
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Humana - National POS
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Medicare Railroad - Medicare Railroad
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Medicare - Traditional Medicare
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Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Plus HMO
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Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Plus PPO
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Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Preferred EPO Network
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Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Preferred HMO - Large Group
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Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Preferred HMO Network - Group
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Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Preferred PPO Network
Accepts New Patients
Scott & White Health Plan - BSWH Employee Network - PPO & HSA
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Scott & White Health Plan - BSWH Employee Network - SEQA & EQA
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Scott & White Health Plan - EPO Network-Group
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Scott & White Health Plan - EPO Network-Individual/Family
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Scott & White Health Plan - ERS BSW Preferred HMO Network
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Scott & White Health Plan - HMO Network - Large Group
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Scott & White Health Plan - HMO Network-Group
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Scott & White Health Plan - HMO Network-Individual/Family
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Scott & White Health Plan - McLane Group Network
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Scott & White Health Plan - PPO Choice Network
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Scott & White Health Plan - PPO Choice Preferred Network
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Scott & White Health Plan - PPO Network-Group
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Scott & White Health Plan - SeniorCare Advantage HMO
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Scott & White Health Plan - SeniorCare Advantage PPO
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Scott & White Health Plan - TRS - Active Care Participants Network
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Superior - CHIP
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Superior - CHIP Perinate
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Superior - Foster Care
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Superior - STAR
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Superior - STAR+PLUS
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Tricare - Tricare Extra
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Tricare - Tricare Prime
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Tricare - Tricare Select
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UnitedHealth - Charter EPO
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UnitedHealth - Charter HMO
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UnitedHealth - Charter POS
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UnitedHealth - Choice +HMO
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UnitedHealth - Choice EPO
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UnitedHealth - Choice HMO
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UnitedHealth - Choice Plus POS
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UnitedHealth - Core Choice Plus POS
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UnitedHealth - Core EPO
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UnitedHealth - Core HMO
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UnitedHealth - Navigate EPO
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UnitedHealth - Navigate HMO
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UnitedHealth - Navigate HMO+
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UnitedHealth - Navigate POS
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UnitedHealth - Options PPO
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UnitedHealth - PPO
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UnitedHealth - Select +
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UnitedHealth - Select EPO
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UnitedHealth - Select HMO
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UnitedHealth - Select Plus POS
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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
  • Medical School: Medical Doctor, University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (2006)
  • Internship: OB/Gyn, San Antonio Uniformed Services (2007)
  • Residency: Family Medicine, Texas A and M College of Medicine/Scott and White (2015)
Certifications
  • Family Medicine - American Board of Family Medicine
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.

Baylor Scott & White Health publicly discloses reported payments to these physicians and their immediate family members of $5,000 or more from Industry companies with which the physicians interact as part of their professional activities.The information on this website may differ somewhat from information on other publicly available databases due to different reporting periods, definitions, or reporting requirements.Patients may visit CMS’ Open Payments Database for more information, and should feel free to speak with their physician about relationships with Industry.

As of May 11, 2020, Candace Marie Ripperda, MD  has reported no outside relationship with Industry that is applicable to this listing.

Reviews(93)
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Sep 12, 2020
she covered all areas I was concerned about and refered me to several specialists for extra care and appts.took extra time with me for my many concerns on my issues and changed or added meds.
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Sep 4, 2020
Dr. Candace Ripperda was professional, knowledgeable, courteous, and thorough. She listened to questions and concerns. She arranged appropriate referrals to other clinics for necessary appointments. Excellent family primary care physician.
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Sep 4, 2020
I felt very comfortable with this provider.
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Sep 3, 2020
My Doc is friendly and understands veteran situations and conditions.
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Sep 3, 2020
The doctor is always on top of her game. I totally trust her!
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Aug 18, 2020
very positive! mDe same day appointment and was seen quickly. Test was ordered and provided same day! Excellent experience with clear explanations of what would occur. concerns alleviated.
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Aug 13, 2020
Caring, concerned, provided feedback about test results and most of all, listened to my recent health concerns and provided why and what to try to alleviate concerns.
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Aug 6, 2020
she took time to speak with me and answered all my questions
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Aug 2, 2020
Above and beyond!
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Jul 23, 2020
Very friendly, willing to discuss any concerns I had. I feel fortunate to have found such a caring and knowledgeable doctor.
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Jul 6, 2020
Dr Ripperda is absolutely the best. She always takers her time to answer my questions and is very caring.
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Jul 4, 2020
She understands my health and stays on top things I should be getting done; need or should be doing. She also listens to what concerns me.
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Jul 4, 2020
alway a great experience
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Jul 2, 2020
I feel so strongly about her abilities that I asked her to also care for my adult daughter.
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Jul 2, 2020
I feel so good with Dr Candance Ripperda she explains everything to and if I don't understand it. She will explain it to me to where I understand it before I leave her office . Everyone is so good to me there
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Jun 27, 2020
very good care
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Jun 26, 2020
She ALWAYS takes good care of me!
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Jun 16, 2020
has always been professional and provided me with excellent care
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May 30, 2020
always friendly. down to earth. great care and always spends enough time with me. I never feel rushed
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May 22, 2020
love.
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May 22, 2020
She is engaging, approachable, and listens well to my comments/concerns. She educates me on my diagnosis and medications. She is always very informative. I find her to be very professional, yet, she demonstrates a warm and friendly demeanor.
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May 21, 2020
she a very good doctor
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May 20, 2020
I would recommend this doctor to anyone
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May 17, 2020
Ripperda is efficient, knowledgeable, and caring. Plus, I like her as a person!
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May 15, 2020
have been going to this facility for years, wouldn't go anywhere else.
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May 7, 2020
Dr. Ripperda is very kind & caring.
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May 6, 2020
Dr. Ripperda is definitely very kind and caring. She genuinely cares for her patients. Best Dr. I ever had.
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May 4, 2020
She communicates with me and is understanding.
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Apr 17, 2020
Very caring physician!
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