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James Rae Cantu, 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 SeenInfants and Toddlers (ages 0-2), Children (ages 3-11), Adolescents (ages 12-18), Adults, Geriatrics
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
Accepts New Patients
Aetna - Elect Choice
Accepts New Patients
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
Accepts New Patients
Aetna - Open Access Managed Choice
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Aetna - Open Access Select
Accepts New Patients
Aetna - Open Choice PPO
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Aetna - QPOS
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Aetna - Select SM
Accepts New Patients
Baylor Scott & White Quality Alliance - DFW ConnectedCare
Accepts New Patients
Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Advantage HMO
Accepts New Patients
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
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Premier Open Access HMO
Accepts New Patients
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
Accepts New Patients
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
Accepts New Patients
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
Accepts New Patients
Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Preferred EPO Network
Accepts New Patients
Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Preferred HMO - Large Group
Accepts New Patients
Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Preferred HMO Network - Group
Accepts New Patients
Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Preferred PPO Network
Accepts New Patients
Scott & White Health Plan - BSWH Employee Network - PPO & HSA
Accepts New Patients
Scott & White Health Plan - BSWH Employee Network - SEQA & EQA
Accepts New Patients
Scott & White Health Plan - EPO Network-Group
Accepts New Patients
Scott & White Health Plan - EPO Network-Individual/Family
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Scott & White Health Plan - ERS BSW Preferred HMO Network
Accepts New Patients
Scott & White Health Plan - HMO Network - Large Group
Accepts New Patients
Scott & White Health Plan - HMO Network-Group
Accepts New Patients
Scott & White Health Plan - HMO Network-Individual/Family
Accepts New Patients
Scott & White Health Plan - McLane Group Network
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Scott & White Health Plan - PPO Choice Network
Accepts New Patients
Scott & White Health Plan - PPO Choice Preferred Network
Accepts New Patients
Scott & White Health Plan - PPO Network-Group
Accepts New Patients
Scott & White Health Plan - SeniorCare Advantage HMO
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Scott & White Health Plan - SeniorCare Advantage PPO
Accepts New Patients
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
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
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UnitedHealth - Navigate EPO
Accepts New Patients
UnitedHealth - Navigate HMO
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UnitedHealth - Navigate HMO+
Accepts New Patients
UnitedHealth - Navigate POS
Accepts New Patients
UnitedHealth - Options PPO
Accepts New Patients
UnitedHealth - PPO
Accepts New Patients
UnitedHealth - Select +
Accepts New Patients
UnitedHealth - Select EPO
Accepts New Patients
UnitedHealth - Select HMO
Accepts New Patients
UnitedHealth - Select Plus POS
Accepts New Patients
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, Texas A and M University School of Medicine (2008)
  • Residency: Family Medicine, CHRISTUS Spohn Memorial Hospital (2011)
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, James Rae Cantu, MD  has reported no outside relationship with Industry that is applicable to this listing.

Reviews(158)
Overall: 4.8*
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Sep 7, 2020
Very Good
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Aug 22, 2020
excellent
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Aug 18, 2020
Dr Cantu takes time to talk to me, & offer suggestions for when I am home, etc.
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Aug 13, 2020
he's great!
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Aug 12, 2020
Provider always recommends the proper specialist if any further diagnosis is required.
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Aug 10, 2020
Dr. Cantu has always been concerned about my welfare. Explains answers to my questions in full detail.
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Aug 6, 2020
very happy with the time and care taken to address my health concerns
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Jul 28, 2020
it was good
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Jul 25, 2020
Had a very good visit. I gave him a list of concerns. He took each one in order and addressed one to my satisfaction.
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Jul 25, 2020
very aware of me medically and caring
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Jul 24, 2020
Dr. Cantu is a good guy who always responds to messages I sent him via the portal.
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Jul 23, 2020
Dr Cantu is amazing, best ever
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Jul 18, 2020
Dr. Cantu is the best!!!
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Jul 18, 2020
Dr. Cantu is amazing!!
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Jul 16, 2020
I was almost in tears when leaving his office. He gave me hope I could feel better. He talked like he was going to be there for me in case our first course of action didn't work, I appreciate him so very much!
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Jul 9, 2020
Dr. Cantu always responds to messages quickly and shows genuine concern for my Dad.
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Jun 27, 2020
A humble, friendly, caring and knowledgeable young doctor who put his patient at ease and definitely put them first.
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Jun 26, 2020
very good
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Jun 26, 2020
very professional and courteous young man
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Jun 21, 2020
Dr. Cantu is always friendly and professional. Explains things well. His nurse was very cheerful and caring.
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Jun 21, 2020
Dr. Cantu and his staff are the greatest.
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Jun 20, 2020
Personal friendly and knowledgeable. I am very impressed with Dr. Cantu and his thoroughness. The people at the front desk or exceptional!
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Jun 19, 2020
Fantastic service
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Jun 18, 2020
excellent
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Jun 17, 2020
enjoyable
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Jun 16, 2020
He was very concern and thoughtful ,about my condition
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Jun 10, 2020
Good as usual.
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Jun 10, 2020
very good experience
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Jun 8, 2020
listen to me
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Jun 5, 2020
he us the best provider I have ever gone to he answers all my questions makes mr feel very comfortable and at ease. he has the best nurse's
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Jun 5, 2020
always concerned about my problem and very helpful in my treatment
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Jun 5, 2020
very good
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May 30, 2020
Dr. Cantu is an exceptional physician
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May 29, 2020
very satisfied with prompt reply to all my questions and health concerns
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May 29, 2020
Dr Cantu is an excellent physician very caring , knowledgeable, genuinely cares for his pateients .
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May 28, 2020
no problems. well taken care of
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May 28, 2020
Great
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May 21, 2020
as always my pcp and his nurse takes good care of me
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May 20, 2020
good
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May 18, 2020
very good
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May 18, 2020
I called in with an issue with pain, and I was seen the same day. I did not have to wait a long time, and everyone, (Doctor, Nurses, & Staff were pleasant and took time to listen to my concerns and treated me appropriately.)
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May 15, 2020
Dr. Cantu works to understand my point of view. He asks questions, displays concern for my health. If I inquire about an issue he takes time to voice his opinion based on his knowledge without making me feel totally uniformed. He respectfully acknowledges other options for me. I appreciate being treated respectfully and in a professional manner.
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May 13, 2020
very caring & understanding
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May 12, 2020
Dr. Cantu was very helpful and listened to what I needed to explain was going on with health issues. He gave me all his attention and discussed what we should do and the options.
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May 11, 2020
he is a very good doctor
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May 8, 2020
Dr. Cantu is very kind and caring.
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May 7, 2020
very well at informing on all information
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May 6, 2020
He is kind and seems to care.
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Apr 29, 2020
I was given the option to a phone call or to come in I preferred to see the doctor. I am glad I was given a choice. I wanted to see my doctor in person.
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Apr 28, 2020
Dr Cantu was great. we discussed my problems and he was very helpful.
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Apr 7, 2020
very good
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