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David Welles Clark, MD

Otolaryngology
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About
"Dr. Clark is an assistant professor in the division of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery at Baylor Scott & White Medical Center - Temple and the director of the Section of Rhinology. He attended medical school and residency at the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston. He also completed a fellowship in rhinology at the California Sinus Institute in Atherton, CA. Dr. Clark's clinical interests include inflammatory disorders of the nose and paranasal sinuses, such as nasal polyps and chronic rhinosinusitis, as well as spinal fluid leaks in the nose, disorders of smell and taste, and anterior skull base tumors in both adults and children."

LanguagesEnglish
Ages SeenAdolescents (ages 12-18), Adults, Geriatrics, Infants and Toddlers (ages 0-2), Newborns (0-28 days), Children (ages 3-11)
Hospital Affiliations
  • Baylor Scott & White Continuing Care Hospital - Temple
  • Baylor Scott & White Medical Center - Temple
Insurance Accepted
*Accepted plans and benefits may vary by location.
INSURANCE PLAN
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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 - Access PPO
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FirstCare - Advantage Dual SNP
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FirstCare - CHIP
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FirstCare - CHIP Perinate
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FirstCare - Select HMO
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FirstCare - Select Plus HMO
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FirstCare - Select Plus PPO
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FirstCare - STAR
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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 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
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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 - RightCare STAR Medicaid Network
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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 (2005)
  • Residency: Otolaryngology, University of Texas Health Science Center Houston (2010)
  • Fellowship: Rhinology, California Sinus Centers (2011)
Certifications
  • Otolaryngology (General Cert) - American Board of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery
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, David Welles Clark, MD disclosed the following outside relationships with Industry:

VendorDescription
Stryker CorporationConsulting
Stryker CorporationConsulting

Consulting: Service to a company (including as member of an advisory board) to give advice and expertise on a particular medical product, treatment or disease state, typically provided under a written agreement and in response to a particular business need

Reviews(118)
Overall: 4.9*
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May 31, 2020
I was completely impressed by Dr. Clark's interest, knowledge and experience. I could not have found a better doctor!
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May 31, 2020
Dr. and assist did a great job with the information and treatment.
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May 29, 2020
Dr Clark was clear and concise in his explanations and used me to develop a plan for my situation. He treated me with respect and valued my opinions. There was a small amount of confusion regarding Dupixent, but a phone call from his assistant helped straighten it out.
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May 29, 2020
Dr. Clark was excellent, he is very knowledgeable and explains things to where I can understand. He also never pushes for certain procedures and explains all angles of treatment.
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May 21, 2020
everything went great! everyone was very courteous and Dr. Clark is awesome.
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May 12, 2020
comfortable with treatment and care
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May 11, 2020
knew exactly what treatment was needed.
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May 11, 2020
Extraordinary provider who took the time to listen to the problem then offer a solution with great detail that was easily understood. Attentive, knowledgeable, straightforward, professional, yet genuinely cared for my health.
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May 6, 2020
Dr. Clark went beyond just performing the procedure (cauterization). He also spent time looking for what might be causing all of my nose bleeds.
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Apr 10, 2020
After meeting Dr. Clark, I am confident I have the best for my care.
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Mar 20, 2020
Doctor David Clark is a very caring and patient doctor, He make sure you understand your problem with your Child, Take time out to make sure you understand everything clearly. He do a thorough check on your Child he make sure he answer all your question about your Child problem clearly. I will truly recommend doctor Clark to my family and any other person that need a ENT doctor Thank you doctor David Clark for a Great Job.
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Mar 10, 2020
very good
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Mar 7, 2020
very professional, friendly, projected confidence in his ability to care for me and his scheduler was great
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Mar 6, 2020
Dr. Clark was amazing and really explained everything very well and listened and was really trying to help.
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Mar 6, 2020
The provider did excellent with my baby!
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Mar 5, 2020
Dr. Clark is patient and kind. He explains everything he does and why. He also gave me information for my sinuses.
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Mar 3, 2020
Dr Clark was concerned enough to start me on medication to clear up and help reduce symptoms.
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Mar 1, 2020
Dr. Clark is caring, professional, knowledgeable, and direct. He took the time to answer our questions, to explain, and to discuss options. He said what we needed to look for and how to care for myself.
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Feb 21, 2020
Dr. Clark took time to listen to our concerns and addressed all issue and came up with a plan of care to easy our fears
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Feb 19, 2020
Dr. CLARK is extraordinary friendly & efficient & Explained everything very well
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Feb 18, 2020
time ly efficient and good
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Feb 15, 2020
excellent, felt comfortable with proviiter
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Feb 15, 2020
Always professional.
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Feb 1, 2020
very easy to talk to very informative & included wife in conversation
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Jan 28, 2020
Dr Clark is awesome. Very kind and professional. He is very interested in the patient and how the patient is progressing.
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Jan 16, 2020
I have the very best doctor in Dr. Clark! He has my confidence that he will take good care of me! < 3
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Jan 14, 2020
Dr. Clark is an incredible physician! He is very current in what the newest ideas. innovations, and medications in the world of ENT. Additionally, he is very through, able to explain the intricacies of the problems I had, and listened to any concerns I had. Dr. Clark also has a wonderful sense if humor!
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Jan 14, 2020
He was great. Maybe best ever.
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