Skip to main content Skip to footer

Leah Hernandez, MD

Family Medicine

Accepts New Patients
MyBSWHealth portal
portal

About Leah Hernandez, MD

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, Newborns (0-28 days)
Hospital Affiliations
  • Baylor Scott & White Medical Center - Buda
  • Baylor Scott & White Medical Center - Lakeway
  • Baylor Scott & White Medical Center - Temple
  • Baylor Scott & White Medical Center - Round Rock
  • 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
Accepts New Patients
Aetna - Choice POS II
Accepts New Patients
Aetna - Elect Choice
Accepts New Patients
Aetna - Health Network Only
Aetna - Health Network Option
Accepts New Patients
Aetna - HMO
Accepts New Patients
Aetna - Managed Choice
Accepts New Patients
Aetna - Open Access Elect Choice
Accepts New Patients
Aetna - Open Access HMO
Aetna - Open Access Managed Choice
Accepts New Patients
Aetna - Open Access Select
Accepts New Patients
Aetna - Open Choice PPO
Accepts New Patients
Aetna - QPOS
Accepts New Patients
Aetna - Select SM
Accepts New Patients
Aetna - US Access
Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Access PPO
Accepts New Patients
Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Extended PPO
Accepts New Patients
Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Plus HMO-Group
Accepts New Patients
Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Plus PPO-Group
Accepts New Patients
Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Preferred EPO Network
Accepts New Patients
Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Preferred HMO - Individual Marketplace
Accepts New Patients
Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Preferred HMO Network - Group
Accepts New Patients
Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Preferred PPO Network
Accepts New Patients
Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - BSW SeniorCare Advantage HMO
Accepts New Patients
Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - BSW SeniorCare Advantage PPO
Accepts New Patients
Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - BSWH Employee Network - PPO & HSA
Accepts New Patients
Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - BSWH Employee Network - SEQA & EQA
Accepts New Patients
Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - Covenant Preferred HMO
Accepts New Patients
Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - EPO Network-Group
Accepts New Patients
Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - EPO Network-Individual/Family
Accepts New Patients
Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - ERS BSW Preferred HMO Network
Accepts New Patients
Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - Hendrick Health Employee Plan
Accepts New Patients
Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - HMO Network-Group
Accepts New Patients
Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - HMO Network-Individual/Family
Accepts New Patients
Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - McLane Group Network
Accepts New Patients
Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - PPO Choice Network
Accepts New Patients
Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - PPO Choice Preferred Network
Accepts New Patients
Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - PPO Network-Group
Accepts New Patients
Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - Pyco Industries Employee Plan
Accepts New Patients
Baylor Scott & White Quality Alliance - DFW ConnectedCare
Accepts New Patients
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
Accepts New Patients
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
Accepts New Patients
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
Accepts New Patients
Blue Cross Blue Shield - Medicare Advantage - EFH Retirees
Accepts New Patients
Blue Cross Blue Shield - Medicare Advantage - Oncor
Accepts New Patients
Blue Cross Blue Shield - ParPlan
Accepts New Patients
Blue Cross Blue Shield - STAR Kids
Accepts New Patients
Blue Cross Blue Shield - Traditional
Accepts New Patients
Brookshire Brothers - Brookshire Brothers Employee Plan (Nexcaliber)
Cigna - CAC Plan
Cigna - Cigna Choice Fund
Accepts New Patients
Cigna - EPO
Accepts New Patients
Cigna - Flexcare
Cigna - HMO
Accepts New Patients
Cigna - HMO Open Access
Accepts New Patients
Cigna - HMO/POS
Accepts New Patients
Cigna - LocalPlus
Accepts New Patients
Cigna - LocalPlusIN
Accepts New Patients
Cigna - Network
Accepts New Patients
Cigna - Network Open Access
Accepts New Patients
Cigna - Network POS
Accepts New Patients
Cigna - Open Access Plus
Accepts New Patients
Cigna - POS
Accepts New Patients
Cigna - POS Open Access
Accepts New Patients
Cigna - PPO
Accepts New Patients
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
FirstCare Health Plans - BSW Plus HMO
Accepts New Patients
FirstCare Health Plans - BSW Plus PPO
Accepts New Patients
FirstCare Health Plans - BSW Preferred HMO Network - Group
Accepts New Patients
FirstCare Health Plans - CHIP
Accepts New Patients
FirstCare Health Plans - FirstCare Access PPO Network
Accepts New Patients
FirstCare Health Plans - FirstCare Advantage Dual SNP (HMO SNP)
Accepts New Patients
FirstCare Health Plans - FirstCare Select HMO Network
Accepts New Patients
FirstCare Health Plans - FirstCare Select Plus HMO Network
Accepts New Patients
FirstCare Health Plans - Hendrick Health Employee Plan
Accepts New Patients
FirstCare Health Plans - Pyco Industries Employee Plan
Accepts New Patients
FirstCare Health Plans - STAR Medicaid - MRSA
Accepts New Patients
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
Scott & White Health Plan - RightCare STAR Medicaid Network
Accepts New Patients
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
Accepts New Patients
Superior - STAR
Accepts New Patients
Superior - STAR+PLUS
Accepts New Patients
Three Rivers Network - Three Rivers Network
Tricare - Tricare Extra
Accepts New Patients
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
Accepts New Patients
UnitedHealth - Choice EPO
Accepts New Patients
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
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+
Accepts New Patients
UnitedHealth - Navigate POS
Accepts New Patients
UnitedHealth - Nexus ACO OA
UnitedHealth - Options PPO
Accepts New Patients
UnitedHealth - PPO
Accepts New Patients
UnitedHealth - Secure Horizons
UnitedHealth - Select +
Accepts New Patients
UnitedHealth - Select EPO
Accepts New Patients
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.

Meet Leah Hernandez, MD

Meet Leah Hernandez, MD

Background

Education
  • Medical School: Medical Doctor, University of Texas Health Sciences Center (San Antonio) (2014)
  • Residency: Family Medicine, University of Texas at Austin (2017)
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 Aug 25, 2020, Leah Hernandez, MD  has reported no outside relationship with Industry that is applicable to this listing.

Reviews (207) for Leah Hernandez, MD

Overall: 4.8*
Rate Care Provider
Wait Time at Clinic
Care Provider Efforts to Include in Decisions
Care Provider showed Concern for Questions/Worries
Friendliness / Courtesy of Care Provider
Time Care Provider spent with Patient

Patient Comments**

star
star
star
star
star
Jan 10, 2023
She was great! Very nice & knowledgeable
star
star
star
star
star
Jan 10, 2023
Dr. Hernandez is exceptional.
star
star
star
star
star
Jan 6, 2023
I felt heard, understood and validated!
star
star
star
star
star
Dec 29, 2022
I great listener and offers muliti pathways to help my medical needs.
star
star
star
star
star
Dec 27, 2022
Courteous and friendly always
star
star
star
star
star
Dec 20, 2022
I love my doctor. At my age, a good doctor is essential. She has every attribute you could hope for. She is amazing! If I could I would give an 11 on the scale. The clinic doesn't appear to be run based on headcount.The nurses, however, I would only rate a 5 at the most and that's being generous.
star
star
star
star
star
Dec 18, 2022
Great
star
star
star
star
star
Dec 17, 2022
She listens !!
star
star
star
star
star
Dec 15, 2022
All on time with your appointments. Friendly and kind always! I truly love the services there! Dr. Hernandez cares about her patients.
star
star
star
star
star
Dec 14, 2022
Very professional, listen to the patient.
star
star
star
star
star
Dec 13, 2022
Very passionate, caring, professional and knowledgeable Physician.
star
star
star
star
star
Dec 13, 2022
She listened to my needs and was willing to help me in any way she could to navigate my diagnosis.
star
star
star
star
star
Dec 8, 2022
Always had good experiences with her and she was very proud of my weight loss since our last visit.
star
star
star
star
Dec 6, 2022
Adequate
star
star
star
star
star
Dec 6, 2022
Excellent
star
star
star
star
star
Dec 5, 2022
Dr. Hernandez listens to me, offers treatment options, and together we decide on the best treatment for me.
star
star
star
star
star
Dec 2, 2022
She is very patient and will listen to my concerns. She explains to where I can understand. I'm very comfortable asking questions
star
star
star
star
star
Dec 1, 2022
Dr. Hernandez is always professional caring and listens!
star
star
star
star
star
Nov 28, 2022
Helpful
star
star
star
star
star
Nov 26, 2022
The doctor and staff are great!!! Getting an appointment on short notice is ridiculous
star
star
star
star
star
Nov 22, 2022
Dr. Hernandez is an awesome doctor who cares for her patients. She takes time to listen.
star
star
star
star
star
Nov 19, 2022
Very compassionate and really listens to to my medical needs.
star
star
star
star
star
Nov 18, 2022
Excellent care. Dr Hernandez is a professional and yet always treats me like Im her only patient. She really listens to me & I know she truly cares for my well being.
star
star
star
star
star
Nov 10, 2022
Great communication between me and the provider. She addressed all of my concerns and I feel well cared for whenever I come in for a visit.
star
star
star
star
star
Nov 1, 2022
She listened and took care of my health concerns which is appreciated.
star
star
star
star
star
Nov 1, 2022
She always takes a personal interest in my child's well being, and health. I appreciate that so much!
star
star
star
star
star
Nov 1, 2022
Dr. Hernandez is easy to talk and I feel like she takes an interest at my concerns.
star
star
star
star
star
Nov 1, 2022
She was very nice she listened to my concerns prescribed meds that have actually worked very pleasant she is a keeper!!
star
star
star
star
star
Oct 29, 2022
I get along with Dr. Hernandez very well. I also like her nurse. When you like your doctor the visit is always pleasant.
star
star
star
star
Oct 28, 2022
Knowledgeable, took time answered questions.
star
star
star
star
star
Oct 27, 2022
She listened to me.
star
star
star
star
star
Oct 25, 2022
She's very nice and listens to what I was telling her. She also let me decide if I wanted to increase my medication. That was very important to me. For the doctors to listen and let me decide. Especially if I know myself better than anyone.
star
star
star
star
star
Oct 20, 2022
Dr Hernandez is very thorough. She addresses any concerns that I have.
star
star
star
star
star
Oct 18, 2022
This was my first meeting with Dr. Hernandez, and she was very friendly and took care of my needs and questions.
star
star
star
star
Oct 18, 2022
Listened to our concerns and was able to explain patiently.
star
star
star
star
star
Oct 17, 2022
Dr Hernández is very professional and with a great knowledge
star
star
star
star
star
Oct 16, 2022
De. Hernandez is very caring,patient and really supports your Healthcare needs.
star
star
star
star
star
Oct 13, 2022
Dr. Hernandez is the best provider I've had to date. She listens, responds respectfully and is always willing to provide proper care and recommendations. She has a judgement free attitude about her which makes it easy for me to address any health concerns I have. Going to the doctor is hard enough but sometimes the experience can be painful and disheartening. I've never felt that way since meeting Dr. Hernandez. I always recommend her to anyone that I know who needs care and medical attention.
star
star
star
star
star
Oct 11, 2022
I've been seeing Dr Hernandez for quite some time. Love her much. She listens and gives her full undivided attention and good feedback.
star
star
star
star
star
Oct 11, 2022
Listens and attentive
star
star
star
star
star
Oct 6, 2022
Very thorough and nice!
star
star
star
star
Oct 5, 2022
She is open to talk with the patient and listen
star
star
star
star
star
Oct 4, 2022
She is very professional and always efficient
star
star
star
star
star
Oct 1, 2022
She cared for my well being and gave encouragement on my weight loss
star
star
star
star
star
Sep 29, 2022
Good
star
star
star
star
star
Sep 29, 2022
I love her but it's so hard to get an appointment sometimes
star
star
star
star
star
Sep 22, 2022
Very nice
star
star
star
star
star
Sep 21, 2022
She is the best
star
star
star
star
star
Sep 21, 2022
She is a very excellent doctor and understanding
star
star
star
star
star
Sep 17, 2022
Very thorough and thoughtful in healthcare.
star
star
star
star
star
Sep 11, 2022
Great listener, very knowledgeable about virus illnesses not just coronavirus, safe treatment plan
star
star
star
star
star
Sep 11, 2022
Excellent
star
star
star
star
star
Sep 11, 2022
I have been going to Dr Hernandez for about 6 years and I Love her she never makes me feel rushed or incompetent she is concerned, compassionate , and I always feel that she thoroughly covers all problems I feel she is knowledgeable and up to date on medical problems but she is not afraid to refer to a specialist if needed through the portal she or nurse responds quickly
star
star
star
star
star
Sep 6, 2022
She was very professional and nice.
star
star
star
star
star
Sep 6, 2022
Very friendly, attentive and helpful.
star
star
star
star
Sep 2, 2022
Excellent experience
star
star
star
star
star
Sep 2, 2022
Dr Hernandez is extremely compassionate and always listens to my concerns and she takes the time to explain things to me. I really appreciate her for all she does
star
star
star
star
star
Sep 2, 2022
Best doctor I've ever had
star
star
star
star
star
Sep 1, 2022
Dr Hernandez was very friendly and listed to me. I didn't feel rushed at all.
star
star
star
star
star
Aug 30, 2022
She helped me to get the cancer removed from my arm quickly.
star
star
star
star
star
Aug 29, 2022
Dr. Hernandez was very concerned with regards to my health issues and provided me enough information to prepare an ongoing care plan.
star
star
star
star
Aug 28, 2022
Friendly, caring and easy
star
star
star
star
star
Aug 24, 2022
Dr. Hernandez listen and explains my condition where I can understand her explanations.
star
star
star
star
star
Aug 17, 2022
Friendly, professional, and listened to what I had to say.
star
star
star
star
star
Aug 16, 2022
She's always so kind, really listens, doesn't judge and really cares
star
star
star
star
star
Aug 14, 2022
Very willing to listen to my concerns and did not rush me at all.
star
star
star
star
star
Aug 13, 2022
Dr. Hernandez was personable and made me feel comfortable. I just wish the exam could have bit more thorough and I never received the results of the exam.
star
star
star
star
star
Aug 12, 2022
Excellent service
star
star
star
star
star
Aug 12, 2022
She is Awesome!! Listens to all my concerns and provides solutions to all concerns. Very knowledgeable.
star
star
star
star
star
Aug 9, 2022
Very courteous and professional.
star
star
star
star
star
Aug 9, 2022
Very easy to speak too, she was very helpful.
star
star
star
star
star
Aug 9, 2022
Leah is a great doctor she listens and recommends treatments that really work
star
star
star
star
star
Aug 9, 2022
Excellent
Scroll To Top