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Lydia R. Best, MD

Family Medicine
Accepts New Patients
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About
Lydia R. Best, MD, is board certified in family medicine and currently serves as the Medical Director of the Baylor Scott & White Health and Wellness Center. She is committed to providing personalized quality care to the community of Dallas and has experience in several practice settings including hospital-based care, community primary care and private practice. Before relocating to Dallas, Dr. Best served for nine years as Medical Director at Covenant Community Care in Detroit. Dr. Best is currently welcoming new patients and accepts most insurance plans. She is married with four children and enjoys dancing and writing literature when she can.

LanguagesEnglish, Spanish
Ages SeenAdults, Geriatrics
Hospital Affiliations
  • Baylor University Medical Center, part of Baylor Scott & White Health
Insurance Accepted
*Accepted plans and benefits may vary by location.
INSURANCE PLAN
ACCEPTS NEW PATIENTS
Aetna - HMO
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Aetna - Open Access Elect Choice
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Aetna - Open Access HMO
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Aetna - Open Access Managed Choice
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Aetna - QPOS
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Aetna - US Access
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Baylor Scott & White Quality Alliance - DFW ConnectedCare
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Advantage Bronze
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Advantage Gold
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Advantage Silver
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Choice Plus
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Choice PPO
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Essentials
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Federal Select PPO
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Medicare Advantage - EFH Retirees
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Medicare Advantage - Oncor
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Cigna - CAC Plan
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Cigna - Great West Open Access PPO-Open Access
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Cigna - Great West POS
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Cigna - Great West PPO
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Cigna - Open Access Plus
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Cigna - PPO
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First Health - First Health PPO
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Healthscope - DART ACO
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Healthscope - DART ACO Flex
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HealthSmart - HealthSmart PPO
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HealthSmart - HealthSmart Preferred Care EPO
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HealthSmart - HealthSmart Preferred Care GEPO
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Humana - ChoiceCare Preferred Network
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Humana - Commercial PPO Plans
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Humana - Medicare Advantage Plans
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Imagine Health - EPN
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Medicaid - Traditional Medicaid
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Medicare - Traditional Medicare
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PHCS Network - Beech Street of Texas PPO
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PHCS Network - Private Health Care System PPO
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Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Plus HMO
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Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Plus PPO
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Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Preferred EPO Network
Accepts New Patients
Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Preferred HMO - Large Group
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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
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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
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Scott & White Health Plan - McLane Group Network
Accepts New Patients
Scott & White Health Plan - PPO Choice Network
Accepts New Patients
Scott & White Health Plan - PPO Network-Group
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Scott & White Health Plan - SeniorCare Advantage HMO
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Scott & White Health Plan - SeniorCare Advantage PPO
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Scott & White Health Plan - TRS - Active Care Participants Network
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Superior - Ambetter Balance Care - Silver
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Superior - Ambetter Essential Care - Bronze
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Superior - Ambetter Secure Care - Gold
Accepts New Patients
UnitedHealth - AARP Medicare Complete
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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
Accepts New Patients
UnitedHealth - Choice HMO
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UnitedHealth - Choice Plus POS
Accepts New Patients
UnitedHealth - Core Choice Plus POS
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UnitedHealth - Core EPO
Accepts New Patients
UnitedHealth - Core HMO
Accepts New Patients
UnitedHealth - Dual Complete Medicare Advantage
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UnitedHealth - Group Medicare Advantage
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UnitedHealth - Medicare Complete
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UnitedHealth - Medicare Gold
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UnitedHealth - Medicare Silver
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UnitedHealth - Navigate EPO
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UnitedHealth - Navigate HMO
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UnitedHealth - Navigate POS
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UnitedHealth - Nexus ACO OA
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UnitedHealth - NexusACO R
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UnitedHealth - PPO
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: University Of Michigan Medical School (1996)
  • Education: University of Michigan Medical School (1996)
  • Residency: Family Medicine, University of Maryland Medical Center (1999)
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, Lydia R. Best, MD  has reported no outside relationship with Industry that is applicable to this listing.

Reviews(90)
Overall: 4.7*
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Aug 24, 2020
friendly and knowledgeable
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Aug 19, 2020
she is very good care provider and she make sure to check your fever the way she talks to you how to be safe with this COVID-19 she is very very good and I will recommend all my family and friends to visit this clinic.
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Aug 17, 2020
Dr Best Is The Best Dr I Just Love Her
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Aug 17, 2020
no meatendio la doctora. como devia de ser ni medejo esplicarle mi problema y aeso fui ella se fue muy rapido
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Aug 10, 2020
she was professional carrying and knowledgeable definitely recommend her to friends.
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Aug 4, 2020
I can't say enough great things about dr best. SHE IS THE BEST. She is concern about her Patients ,she shows she cares. she listens. most importantly she hears. she never seems to busy.
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Jul 31, 2020
very informative
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Jul 30, 2020
Dr. Best is a great care provider. She is very detailed and caring.
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Jul 30, 2020
good doctor and good questions about your problem ,they try to help to you to do the best
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Jul 27, 2020
Dr. Best is always very knowledgeable about any thing I ask her & I feel she has my best interest at heart.
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Jul 21, 2020
Very good
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Jul 21, 2020
she was very professional and helpful with my problem concerning about my health and well-being thank you very much Miss Miss best
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Jul 18, 2020
Very caring attitude and I, have confidence in her decisions.
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Jul 17, 2020
she makes sure I'm doing what I say by seeing my records from home she really cared about her clients I thank God for all of them
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Jul 14, 2020
She always has an answers to my questions. Very respectful .
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Jul 8, 2020
i think my doctor is amazing. very detailed and caring.
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Jul 7, 2020
she is very nice !!
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Jul 7, 2020
The care is excellent. Thanks!!!!! My life was saved,due to the care they provide to me. Dr. Best is a Great doctor is listerns.I feel so valued as a a person in need of care.This team is Wonderful.Thanks!!!!
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Jul 7, 2020
son muy atentos,amables y siempre preocupados por mi salud gracias a todos
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Jul 4, 2020
very satisfied
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Jul 2, 2020
HER NAME SAY IT BEST. I WOULD RECOMMEND AND HAVE RECOMMENDED FRIENDS AND FAMILY. YOU GET THE BEST CARE AND WHAT MORE COULD YOU ASK FOR WHEN YOU HAVE A DOCTOR WHO CARE FOR YOU AND UNDERSTAND WHAT YOU'RE GOING THROUGH. DR. BEST EXPLAINS THING'S WHERE YOU CAN NO WHAT'S GOING ON. IT'S NOT OFTEN THAT YOU FIND A DR. THAT'S PATIENT AND WILL PRAY FOR YOU AND WITH YOU. I'M TRULY BLESSED TO HAVE HER AS MY DR. THE STAFF IS ALSO AWESOME AS WELL.
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Jun 30, 2020
Always kept it professional and answer all questions that I was concern about professional.
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Jun 27, 2020
I trust Dr. Best, MD she is very serious about her work with the patient. And, I am always confident that she has my best interest at heart. I trust her very much.
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Jun 24, 2020
DR.BEST IS THE BEST PROVIDER SHE CARES AND SHE IS ENCOURAGING SHE UNDERSTANDS AND IS VERY COMPASSIONATE . SHE LISTENS TO MY ISSUES AND FINDS WAYS TO HELP ME TO RESOLVE IN A POSITIVE MANNER .. I JUST AM BLESSED TO HAVE HER AND HER STAFF (TEAM)
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Jun 22, 2020
good experience keep up the good work
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Jun 16, 2020
it was good
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May 7, 2020
She's very attentive and caring.
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May 5, 2020
My care at the clinic was the best as always thank you MD Lydia best and staff I appreciate your care for me.
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