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Lisa Dandridge Forrester, MD

Internal Medicine
portal
About
"Dr. Forrester received her bachelor's degree from Auburn University Montgomery in molecular biology and then went on to get her PhD at Texas A&M University in biochemistry. She completed her medical degree at the University of Alabama Birmingham and then came back to Texas A&M for Internal Medicine Residency at Baylor Scott & White Health - Temple."

LanguagesEnglish
Ages SeenAdults, Geriatrics
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
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 Quality Alliance - DFW ConnectedCare
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
Cigna - CAC Plan
Cigna - Cigna Choice Fund
Cigna - EPO
Cigna - Flexcare
Cigna - HMO
Cigna - HMO Open Access
Cigna - HMO/POS
Cigna - LocalPlus
Cigna - LocalPlusIN
Cigna - Network
Cigna - Network Open Access
Cigna - Network POS
Cigna - Open Access Plus
Cigna - POS
Cigna - POS Open Access
Cigna - PPO
Healthscope - DART ACO
Healthscope - DART ACO Flex
Humana - ChoiceCare
Humana - ChoiceCare Preferred Network
Humana - Commercial HMO Plans
Humana - Commercial PPO Plans
Humana - Medicare Advantage Plans (exclude Southwestern Health Resources Network)
Humana - National POS
Medicare Railroad - Medicare Railroad
Medicare - Traditional Medicare
Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Preferred EPO Network
Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Preferred HMO - Large Group
Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Preferred HMO Network - Group
Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Preferred PPO Network
Scott & White Health Plan - BSWH Employee Network - PPO & HSA
Scott & White Health Plan - BSWH Employee Network - SEQA & EQA
Scott & White Health Plan - EPO Network-Group
Scott & White Health Plan - EPO Network-Individual/Family
Scott & White Health Plan - ERS BSW Preferred HMO Network
Scott & White Health Plan - HMO Network - Large Group
Scott & White Health Plan - HMO Network-Group
Scott & White Health Plan - HMO Network-Individual/Family
Scott & White Health Plan - McLane Group Network
Scott & White Health Plan - PPO Choice Network
Scott & White Health Plan - PPO Choice Preferred Network
Scott & White Health Plan - PPO Network-Group
Scott & White Health Plan - RightCare STAR Medicaid Network
Scott & White Health Plan - SeniorCare Advantage HMO
Scott & White Health Plan - SeniorCare Advantage PPO
Scott & White Health Plan - TRS - Active Care Participants Network
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
Texas Medicaid & Healthcare Partnership (TMHP) - TMHP Children with Special Health Care Needs (CSHCN)
Texas Medicaid & Healthcare Partnership (TMHP) - TMHP Medicaid
Tricare - Tricare Extra
Tricare - Tricare Prime
Tricare - Tricare Select
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 - Options PPO
UnitedHealth - PPO
UnitedHealth - Secure Horizons
UnitedHealth - Select +
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
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
  • Residency: Internal Medicine, Texas A And M College Of Medicine/scott And White (2009)
  • Medical School: Medical Doctor, University Of Alabama School Of Medicine (Birmingham) (2006)
  • Residency: Internal Medicine, Texas A & M Health Science Center (2009)
Certifications
  • Internal Medicine (General Cert) - American Board of Internal 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 13, 2019, Lisa Dandridge Forrester, MD  has reported no outside relationship with Industry that is applicable to this listing.

Reviews(106)
Overall: 4.9*
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Jan 18, 2020
I drive the way from Waco just to see her even though there are plenty of drs to choose from in Waco. She is definitely worth the drive!
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Jan 16, 2020
Dr. Forrester is a great doctor.
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Jan 6, 2020
Dr. Forrester is a wonderful and caring doctor. At times, she seems as much a friend as my care giver. I can't imagine getting better care from anyone.
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Jan 3, 2020
Dr. Forrester is thorough, concerned and extremely capable. She has literally saved my life or prevented me from having a stroke.
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Dec 31, 2019
compassion humor and very intelligent are words that come to mind. she always makes you feel like she has all the time in the world to help you
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Dec 22, 2019
pleasant, courteous, helpful
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Dec 19, 2019
Dr Forrester is very thorough.
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Dec 19, 2019
always the best. too bad the majority of SW providers are not as caring as Dr Forrester
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Dec 18, 2019
best Doctor anyone could ask for
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Dec 18, 2019
great
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Dec 11, 2019
Dr Forester is the best!
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Dec 10, 2019
very good experience
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Nov 8, 2019
Dr Forrester is the best Doctor ever
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Nov 8, 2019
Dr Forrester is the best doctor ever
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Oct 27, 2019
Answered my questions so that I could understand.
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Oct 27, 2019
Excellent as always!
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Oct 26, 2019
VERY IMFORMATIVE
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Oct 25, 2019
She is an excellent doctor.
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Oct 25, 2019
She cares for me as a patient, friend and family member.
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Oct 25, 2019
very caring, appeared to care genuinely
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Oct 23, 2019
dr forrester is the best !
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Oct 23, 2019
Good experiences but some bad ones too... Good Dr
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Oct 21, 2019
Lisa Forrester is the consummate professional. She provides a comprehensive examine with added explanations to help me understand my health issues. She is personable, polite, and friendly. She puts me at ease. I have confidence in her being my provider and would highly recommend her! She is the BEST!!
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Oct 20, 2019
so knowledgeable and compassionate. I trust Dr. Forrester with all my health concerns.
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Oct 19, 2019
My experience with my Care Provider was very caring always she the best I wouldn't change doctors ever.
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Oct 18, 2019
I just love Dr. Forrester, and from the look of her busy practice, I'm not the only one! We could use more prov iders like her, as caring and personable as they come.
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Oct 11, 2019
Dr. Forrester always takes time to listen to me and discuss my health needs. I am active in my treatment plans and she helps me weigh the pros and cons of my decisions. She is an excellent provider!
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Oct 11, 2019
Great, lucky she is on staff
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Oct 10, 2019
excellent care, very compassionate, personable
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Oct 9, 2019
Dr Forester is amazing! She is very thorough and patient care orientated.
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Oct 6, 2019
very attentive and has genuine care about me as a patient
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Oct 2, 2019
Dr. Forrester is the most knowledgeable and caring physician I've ever been privileged to have in my 70 years. You are lucky to have her.
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Oct 2, 2019
one of the best and most caring doctors I have ever used
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Oct 1, 2019
Excellent Doctor
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Sep 26, 2019
I have always been treated with respect all who take care of my medical needs have always had my well-being in their hearts. Thank you all so much from the bottom of my heart
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Sep 20, 2019
Dr. Forrester is the best physician S&W has in practice. S&W is very lucky to have such a wonderful, caring, and thorough physician.
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Sep 19, 2019
Dr Forrester is truly interested and involved in her patients lives- All patients should have a physician like her!
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Sep 18, 2019
Dr Forrester always takes time to address any issue I have, she knows me well and is just perfect for me!
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Sep 18, 2019
Dr. Forrester always takes her time to listen to me and patiently answers my questions. She's wonderful!
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Sep 18, 2019
Very knowledgeable and friendly. She interacts with you as a patient not between a computer and you.
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Sep 17, 2019
Dr Forrester is very personable and listens well and work with me to find better ways to combat any health issues I maybe experiencing. She always smile and find a way to merge body, mind, health and medicine together to make her patient feel better and confident about improving ones health. very good provider.
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Sep 17, 2019
Dr Forrester is a wonderful physician and an outstanding patient advocate
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Sep 13, 2019
I absolutely love Dr. Forrester. She is concerned and takes time with the patients. She is interested in not only your medical care, but also what is going on in your personal life. The only complaint is that it is very difficult to get and appointment...usually 3 months out.
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Sep 8, 2019
superior
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Sep 7, 2019
Dr. Forrester is always very attentive and has an amazing memory. She remembers what I said a year ago and what my concerns were from then. She is warm and caring. I wish ALL doctors were like her.
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Sep 6, 2019
Thorough, friendly, provided plenty of time for my answers to her questions, as well as time for me to ask questions. I would be happy to recommend her to friends and family.
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Sep 5, 2019
I been seen her moor then 10 years. she is wonderful Doctor.
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Sep 3, 2019
Excellent!
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Sep 2, 2019
all positive related to provider. front desk flow suboptimal with patients late to provider due to waiting for checkin
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Sep 1, 2019
as always Dr. Forrester took her time going over test results, concerns and what I need to do to reach optimal health goals
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