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Lisa Dandridge Forrester, MD

Internal Medicine
Accepts New Patients
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 Option
Aetna - HMO
Aetna - Managed Choice
Aetna - Open Access Elect Choice
Aetna - Open Access Managed Choice
Aetna - Open Access Select
Aetna - Open Choice PPO
Aetna - QPOS
Aetna - Select SM
Baylor Scott & White Quality Alliance - DFW ConnectedCare
Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Advantage HMO
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 - 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 - Cigna Choice Fund
Cigna - EPO
Cigna - HMO
Cigna - HMO Open Acces
Accepts New Patients
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
FirstCare - Access PPO
Accepts New Patients
FirstCare - Advantage Dual SNP
Accepts New Patients
FirstCare - CHIP
Accepts New Patients
FirstCare - CHIP Perinate
Accepts New Patients
FirstCare - Select HMO
Accepts New Patients
FirstCare - Select Plus HMO
Accepts New Patients
FirstCare - Select Plus PPO
Accepts New Patients
FirstCare - STAR
Accepts New Patients
Healthscope - DART ACO
Healthscope - DART ACO Flex
Humana Behavioral - Tricare Members only
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Humana - ChoiceCare
Humana - Commercial HMO Plans
Humana - Commercial PPO Plans
Humana - Humana Preferred
Accepts New Patients
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 - CHIP
Superior - CHIP Perinate
Superior - Foster Care
Superior - STAR
Superior - STAR+PLUS
Accepts New Patients
Tricare - Tricare Extra
Tricare - Tricare Prime
Tricare - Tricare Select
UnitedHealth - Charter EPO
UnitedHealth - Charter HMO
UnitedHealth - Charter POS
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 - Navigate EPO
UnitedHealth - Navigate HMO
UnitedHealth - Navigate HMO+
UnitedHealth - Navigate POS
UnitedHealth - Options PPO
UnitedHealth - PPO
UnitedHealth - Select +
UnitedHealth - Select EPO
UnitedHealth - Select HMO
UnitedHealth - Select Plus POS
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)
Certifications
  • Internal Medicine (General Cert) - American Board of Internal Med
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, Lisa Dandridge Forrester, MD  has reported no outside relationship with Industry that is applicable to this listing.

Reviews(112)
Overall: 4.9*
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May 11, 2020
I love my PCP!! Dr. Forrester does an excellent job providing care. she is intelligent, compassionate and an excellent provider!
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May 11, 2020
Dr. Forrester is a great physician. She always gives her patients absolute attention and listens.
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May 9, 2020
excellent
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May 7, 2020
only the best of care from Dr Forrester!
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May 7, 2020
I appreciate allof the protocols implemented to keep us safe.
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May 6, 2020
I have been with Dr. Forrester about 5 years now - she is the best!
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Mar 27, 2020
very good.
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Mar 19, 2020
very pleased
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Mar 12, 2020
Fantastic! Dr. Forrester is great!
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Mar 12, 2020
Dr. Forester is the absolute best. She is everything that you would want your provider to be.
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Mar 11, 2020
Dr Forrester is the BEST. She is dedicated and caring and respectful. Dr Forrester always listens and makes you feel like you are her only patient.
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Mar 10, 2020
Dr. Forrester is amazing. She listens and considers the patient holistically. I will keep her as my provider as long as possible!
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Mar 9, 2020
I appreciate Dr Forrester's great care and concern. she really listens and tells me what is wrong and a plan.
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Mar 1, 2020
Dr Forrester is always professional and great when trending to my health care needs
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Mar 1, 2020
I love and trust Dr. Forrester. I can be myself and say anything. Shes down to earth and kind.
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Feb 14, 2020
dr forrester was wonderful as always!
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Feb 14, 2020
Always a pleasure
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Feb 13, 2020
Dr. Forrester has been my physician for quite some time, and I credit her with detecting and treating health issues that could significantly shorten my life.
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Feb 11, 2020
This is the best doctor I have ever had at this hospital. I would not trade her for another.I tell everyone about her,and now she's harder to get into see. Even at that I still will wait on her if necessary.please keep her
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Feb 10, 2020
Dr Forrester is a very caring Doctor. I just wish that I could see her not just for my annual checkup but also if the need arises in between.
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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
great
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Dec 18, 2019
best Doctor anyone could ask for
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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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