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Dinkar Rupakula, MD

Endocrinology
Accepts New Patients
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About
Serving all people by providing personalized health and wellness through exemplary care, education and research.

LanguagesEnglish
Ages SeenChildren (ages 3-11), Adolescents (ages 12-18), Adults, Geriatrics
Hospital Affiliations
  • Baylor Scott & White Medical Center - Temple
  • Baylor Scott & White Medical Center - Round Rock
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 - 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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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 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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TriWest - VA-PCCC
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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
  • Education: Bachelor of Medicine/Surgery, University College Of Medical Sciences (2003)
  • Fellowship: Endocrinology, Diabetes, & Metabolism, University Of Arizona College Of Medicine - Gme (2019)
  • Residency: Icahn School Of Medicine Mount Sinai, Queens Hosp (2007)
  • Internship: Icahn School Of Medicine Mount Sinai, Queens Hosp (2007)
Certifications
  • Internal Medicine - American Board of Internal Medicine
  • American Board of Internal Medicine/Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism
  • American Board of Internal Medicine/Hospice and Palliative Medicine
Industry Relationships

Physicians who are not employed, contracted with administrative duties or performing research with Baylor Scott & White Health are not required to report relationships and activities with industry partners such as pharmaceutical, biotech, or medical device companies (collectively referred to as Industry). Information regarding these relationships is therefore not available on this page. However, patients may visit CMS’ Open Payments Database for more information, and should feel free to speak with their physician about relationships with Industry.

Reviews(141)
Overall: 4.8*
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Feb 24, 2020
my dr is the best. personable, efficient, shows concern. answer all questions, provides information
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Feb 21, 2020
He had a good caring personality. Easy to talk to.
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Feb 10, 2020
First time in a long time that a doctor really listened to my concerns and paid attention to my struggles. Expressed a lot of knowledge and understanding. Offered great treatment plan and genuine concern to get me back to health
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Feb 8, 2020
very through, took time to go over options available and took time explaining available drugs the pros and cons.
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Feb 7, 2020
Very pleased with the doctor's relaxed demeanor and thoroughness of his review.
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Feb 7, 2020
Dr. Rupakula was awesome!
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Feb 3, 2020
Dr. Rupakula spent a lot of time determining my best course of care.
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Jan 28, 2020
He was very forthcoming with my needs and explained procedures that would help my problem. This was a consultation visit and I would like to wait to decide if he will be the doctor I choose and his plan of action for my case.
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Jan 18, 2020
was very helpful and friendly answered all my questions and. is completely committed to my on going care
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Jan 11, 2020
He spent quite a lot of time with me. He seemed very concerned. He was very thorough, polite, professional and did an excellent job.
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Jan 10, 2020
I was impressed with his neat appearance, respect & presence of mind to fully explain what he was telling me. He deserves to be recognized for all the above comments.
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Jan 7, 2020
Doctor was very thorough and put me at ease at once. I rank him highly and would not hesitate to recommend him or his staff.
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Jan 4, 2020
This is a new provider for me the physician spent a lot of time clearly explaining my disease and our treatment plan and gave me some additional instructions to help with my controlling my diabetes
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Dec 27, 2019
explained well what the treatment plan is and why.
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Dec 20, 2019
He was very thorough, was very patient, answered our questions.
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Dec 14, 2019
very well knowledgeable about thyroid
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Dec 13, 2019
took time to explain in detail. made me feel at ease and treated with respect. excellent provider!
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Dec 12, 2019
Dr is great listener
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Dec 4, 2019
when I got home I realized I wasn't satisfied with a plan for treatment
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Dec 3, 2019
this was my first visit with my new doctor, he was outstanding, very attentive and friendly.
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Dec 3, 2019
Compassionate & caring Dr. who is excellent at explaining health care at a layman level
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Dec 1, 2019
very professional
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Nov 27, 2019
very happy with the doctors care
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Nov 22, 2019
Very attentive doctor. He explained my condition and answered all of my questions.
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Nov 20, 2019
He was professional, friendly, and answered all of my questions
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Nov 17, 2019
he's straight-forward & takes the time to explain procedures, but also answers questions one may have about it.
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Nov 10, 2019
friendly, professional, informative, took time to explain everything to me
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Nov 8, 2019
he was very friendly, kind, caring and respectful
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Nov 4, 2019
I was changing locations for this specialty. Everything went well.
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Nov 2, 2019
the Doctor gave me time to explain my situation and talk with me about what was going on. he worked with me to get a care plan in place and went the extra mile to make sure I was setup for success through my prescriptions and information on the subject.
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Oct 28, 2019
new to area but very thorough! very good bedside manners! conscientious! Great listening skills...
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Oct 24, 2019
very personable and kind
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Oct 23, 2019
I just want to say I am very happy and comfortable with the staff and Dr Dinkar Rupakula
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