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Linda Her Thao, DO

Family Medicine

Accepts New Patients
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About Linda Her Thao, DO

Dr. Thao enjoys caring for patients of all ages. Some of her special interests include preventive medicine and management of chronic medical conditions. She is welcoming new patients and accepts most insurance plans. Dr. Thao enjoys spending time with family and friends as well as scrapbooking, photography, and other crafts. She is fluent in English and Hmong.

LanguagesEnglish
Ages SeenInfants and Toddlers (ages 0-2), Children (ages 3-11), Adolescents (ages 12-18), Adults, Geriatrics, Newborns (0-28 days)
Insurance Accepted
*Accepted plans and benefits may vary by location.
INSURANCE PLAN
ACCEPTS NEW PATIENTS
Aetna - Aetna Signature Administrators
Aetna - Choice POS II
Aetna - Elect Choice
Aetna - Health Network Only
Aetna - Health Network Option
Aetna - HMO
Aetna - Managed Choice
Aetna - Open Access Elect Choice
Aetna - Open Access HMO
Aetna - Open Access Managed Choice
Aetna - Open Access Select
Aetna - Open Choice PPO
Aetna - QPOS
Aetna - Select SM
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
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Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - EPO Network-Group
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Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - EPO Network-Individual/Family
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Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - ERS BSW Preferred HMO Network
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Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - Hendrick Health Employee Plan
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Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - HMO Network-Group
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Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - HMO Network-Individual/Family
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Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - McLane Group Network
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Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - PPO Choice Network
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Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - PPO Network-Group
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Baylor Scott & White Quality Alliance - DFW ConnectedCare
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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
Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Advantage Silver
Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Choice Plus
Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Choice PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Essentials
Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Essentials Access HMO
Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Premier
Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Premier Open Access HMO
Blue Cross Blue Shield - Federal Select PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield - Indemnity
Blue Cross Blue Shield - Medicare Advantage
Blue Cross Blue Shield - Medicare Advantage - EFH Retirees
Blue Cross Blue Shield - Medicare Advantage - Oncor
Blue Cross Blue Shield - ParPlan
Blue Cross Blue Shield - STAR Kids
Blue Cross Blue Shield - Traditional
Brookshire Brothers - Brookshire Brothers Employee Plan (Nexcaliber)
Cigna - CAC Plan
Cigna - Cigna Choice Fund
Cigna - EPO
Cigna - Flexcare
Cigna - Great West Open Access PPO-Open Access
Cigna - Great West PPO
Cigna - HMO
Cigna - HMO Open Access
Cigna - HMO/POS
Cigna - LocalPlus
Cigna - Network
Cigna - Network Open Access
Cigna - Network POS
Cigna - Open Access Plus
Cigna - POS
Cigna - POS Open Access
Cigna - PPO
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
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FirstCare Health Plans - Hendrick Health Employee Plan
Accepts New Patients
Galaxy Health Network - Galaxy Health Network
Gladney Center - Gladney Center
Healthscope - DART ACO
Healthscope - DART ACO Flex
HealthSmart - ACCEL Network
HealthSmart - HealthSmart PPO
HealthSmart - HealthSmart Preferred Care EPO
HealthSmart - HealthSmart Preferred Care GEPO
HealthSmart - Preferred Network
Humana Behavioral - Tricare Members Only
Humana - ChoiceCare
Humana - ChoiceCare Preferred Network
Humana - Commercial HMO Plans
Humana - Commercial PPO Plans
Humana - Medicare Advantage Plans
Humana - National POS
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
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
Sedgwick Preferred Network f/k/a Southwest Medical - Workers Comp
Superior Vision - Superior Vision
Superior - Ambetter Balance Care - Silver
Superior - Ambetter Essential Care - Bronze
Superior - Ambetter Secure Care - Gold
Superior - CHIP
Superior - CHIP Perinate
Superior - Foster Care
Superior - STAR
Three Rivers Network - Three Rivers Network
Tricare - Tricare Extra
Tricare - Tricare Prime
Tricare - Tricare Select
TriWest - VA-PCCC
United Behavioral Healthcare/Optum - United Behavioral Healthcare/Optum
UnitedHealth - AARP Medicare Complete
UnitedHealth - Charter EPO
UnitedHealth - Charter HMO
UnitedHealth - Charter POS
UnitedHealth - CHIP
UnitedHealth - Choice +HMO
UnitedHealth - Choice EPO
UnitedHealth - Choice HMO
UnitedHealth - Choice Plus POS
UnitedHealth - Core Choice Plus POS
UnitedHealth - Core EPO
UnitedHealth - Core HMO
UnitedHealth - Dual Complete Medicare Advantage
UnitedHealth - Group Medicare Advantage
UnitedHealth - Medicare Complete
UnitedHealth - Medicare Gold
UnitedHealth - Medicare Silver
UnitedHealth - Navigate EPO
UnitedHealth - Navigate HMO
UnitedHealth - Navigate HMO+
UnitedHealth - Navigate POS
UnitedHealth - Nexus ACO OA
UnitedHealth - NexusACO R
UnitedHealth - PPO
UnitedHealth - Secure Horizons
UnitedHealth - Select EPO
UnitedHealth - Select HMO
UnitedHealth - Select Plus POS
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.

Background

Education
  • Medical School: Des Moines University College of Osteopathic Medicine & Surgery (Iowa) (2008)
  • Residency: Family Medicine, Methodist Charlton Family Medicine Center (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 Aug 25, 2020, Linda Her Thao, DO  has reported no outside relationship with Industry that is applicable to this listing.

Reviews (149) for Linda Her Thao, DO

Overall: 4.8*
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Jan 11, 2023
Very understanding and caring about your health.
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Jan 10, 2023
Great
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Jan 8, 2023
Dr Taio listen to my concerns and explain to Clearly my situation.
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Jan 6, 2023
Dr Linda Thao asks questions and answers any questions you have to help find the best solutions for medical issues.
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Jan 4, 2023
She's very nice and professional in her interaction.
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Dec 24, 2022
I feel that she is a good a doctor.
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Dec 17, 2022
Dr Thao is diligent to know the reason for visit BEFORE entering the room. She is professional and shows genuine concern.
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Dec 13, 2022
Very knowledgeable, professional and courteous
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Dec 13, 2022
I love Dr. Thao. She's very attentive and does not treat you as a number, she's concerned about my health.
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Dec 9, 2022
Dr Thao was very Courteous, attentive and listened to my concerns. She explained whatever I needed clarification for.
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Dec 8, 2022
Very nice and listens
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Dec 7, 2022
Excellent job and very informative
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Dec 4, 2022
Very attentive to my needs, listened to my concerns
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Dec 3, 2022
Great Dr. Excellent team
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Dec 3, 2022
Dr. Thao was, first and foremost, very professional and thorough. She listened to my concerns and offered practical medical advice regarding them. She also advised me to make medical appointments asap for other medical services I was in need. I appreciate her care and medical expertise. She's warm and easy to converse with and that makes me very comfortable; she has excellent bedside manners!
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Dec 1, 2022
My doctor is on top of my health by providong recommendations for my current situation and prevention of Illnesses and doaeases. I have confidence and resoect for Dr. Linda Thaos.
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Nov 29, 2022
I appreciate that she takes her time explaining things and make sure I understand. I appreciate that she respects my time by o time appointments.
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Nov 28, 2022
She takes time to listen
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Nov 26, 2022
Dr. Thao and office staff are very kind and professional.
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Nov 25, 2022
Very efficient and helpful
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Nov 24, 2022
Dr. Thao is compassionate and efficient. She was patient with me and explained everything and made sure to check for understanding.
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Nov 23, 2022
It was a nice visit, I was able to get in and checked out in a reasonable amount of time.
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Nov 20, 2022
She's awesome.
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Nov 11, 2022
Timely, professional, empathic and understanding. Explained things to my understanding.
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Nov 11, 2022
She is amazing !Professional, attentive, knowledgeable, friendly!
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Nov 11, 2022
She answered all my questions. Also, she listened carefully to my symptoms. She was very patient and friendly. I had a great experience.
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Nov 10, 2022
She answers your question . She explains about your health issues. She listens to your complaints.
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Nov 9, 2022
Dr. Thao take her time with my children. She listens to their concerns as well as mine and she doesn't make any visit feel rushed.
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Nov 9, 2022
Very good
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Nov 6, 2022
Dr. Thao's calming demeanor is why I continue to go to her for care. She is very know and always looking for ways to help me improve my health and quality of life. I've been a patient of hers for a while now. She makes me feel comfortable and at ease with her bedside manner. She's easy to talk to and always includes me in making decisions concerning medications and care.
Nov 5, 2022
Dr Thao is very patient and listens intently when explaining concerns
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Nov 1, 2022
Dr. Thao service me well with great care and provided resources for all my questions about my health.
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Oct 27, 2022
Dr Thao has always been extremely professional and took the time to discuss my condition and offer the best solution for my care. In addition, she sent a follow message to me to see how I was feeling and with the results of a secondary test that cleared my condition
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Oct 27, 2022
Timely and professional.
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Oct 27, 2022
Linda shows care with her patients
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Oct 26, 2022
As usual, friendly, thorough. Explains her diagnosis, open to questions. Offers possible solutions for discussion of pros and cons rather than the older, less desirable doctor presents the conclusion and one path of treatment.
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Oct 22, 2022
Making sure that I don't miss all of the annual check up as well as my mammogram.
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Oct 22, 2022
Excellent customer service experience. Dr. Thao shows concern and passion for her patients.
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Oct 22, 2022
I have been her patient for 11-12 years. She is thorough and goes above and beyond for her patients
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Oct 20, 2022
Very comfortable with Dr Thao. She answers my questions and very helpful
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Oct 20, 2022
Awesome. Very gentle. Best experience I've had.
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Oct 18, 2022
Professional, friendly & informative
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Oct 16, 2022
Very personable, easy to converse with.
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Oct 15, 2022
Dr. Thao is a great provider. She's caring and takes the time to listen to your concerns about your well-being.
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Oct 13, 2022
Nice comprehensive visit. Overall a great visit.
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Oct 12, 2022
Been with her for years and that's a testament of how good she is.
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Oct 11, 2022
Informative
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Oct 10, 2022
Dr. Thao engages with my children to better understand their current health status. She also explains things to them as well as me as the parent and she also listens to my concerns and opinions.
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Oct 9, 2022
She was very thorough during my visit, and gave reassuring information about my problem. Her explanation helped to eliminate the worry that I was experiencing about my ear problem. Thank you Dr. Thao for caring for me about me.
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Oct 8, 2022
Spoke in relatable terms
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Sep 16, 2022
Always clear on directions; always listening when you are explaining your problems, not rushing you in and out. Always get back with me if I have to text back with a question
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Sep 9, 2022
Kind. Listens. Suggests. Thorough
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Sep 8, 2022
Dr. Thao listened to my health concern with kindness
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Sep 7, 2022
Pleasant
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Aug 25, 2022
Is very kind and listens to your concerns
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Aug 19, 2022
Attentive and helpful in guiding me knowing me for me not according to others my age, race, or gender.
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Aug 15, 2022
Dr. Thao is very thorough, she listens to my concerns, and provides excellent patient care.
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Aug 15, 2022
Very professional and concern about her patients.
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Aug 14, 2022
It is always a pleasure coming into the office. Dr. Thao is very informative and answers all of my questions.
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Aug 13, 2022
Very personal & informative
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Aug 12, 2022
I went in for a yearly physical. I appreciate that she actually listened to my concerns and expressed empathy.
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Aug 12, 2022
Always on time. Staff is great
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Aug 12, 2022
She is simply AWESOME!!!
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Aug 12, 2022
She listened to my concerns and made some good suggestions to helping me with my physical care.
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Aug 11, 2022
Great service and answers questions with great detail and care.
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Aug 10, 2022
Very Professional
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Aug 7, 2022
Shows great concern in patients health
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