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Palak Kishorkumar Parekh, MD

Dermatology
Accepts New Patients
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About
Serving all people by providing personalized health and wellness through exemplary care, education and research.

LanguagesEnglish
Ages SeenAdolescents (ages 12-18), Adults, Geriatrics, Children (ages 3-11)
Hospital Affiliations
  • Baylor Scott & White Continuing Care Hospital - Temple
  • Baylor Scott & White Medical Center - Temple
  • Baylor Scott & White Medical Center - Hillcrest
Insurance Accepted
*Accepted plans and benefits may vary by location.
INSURANCE PLAN
ACCEPTS NEW PATIENTS
Aetna - Aetna Signature Administrators
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Aetna - Choice POS II
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Aetna - Elect Choice
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Aetna - Health Network Option
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Aetna - HMO
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Aetna - Managed Choice
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Aetna - Open Access Elect Choice
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Aetna - Open Access Managed Choice
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Aetna - Open Access Select
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Aetna - Open Choice PPO
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Aetna - QPOS
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Aetna - Select SM
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Baylor Scott & White Quality Alliance - DFW ConnectedCare
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Advantage HMO
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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 - Blue Essentials Access HMO
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Premier
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Premier Open Access HMO
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Indemnity
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Medicare Advantage
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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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Blue Cross Blue Shield - ParPlan
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - STAR Kids
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Traditional
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Cigna - Cigna Choice Fund
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Cigna - EPO
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Cigna - HMO
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Cigna - HMO Open Acces
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Cigna - HMO/POS
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Cigna - LocalPlus
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Cigna - LocalPlusIN
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Cigna - Network
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Cigna - Network Open Access
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Cigna - Network POS
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Cigna - Open Access Plus
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Cigna - POS
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Cigna - POS Open Access
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Cigna - PPO
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FirstCare - Access PPO
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FirstCare - Advantage Dual SNP
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FirstCare - CHIP
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FirstCare - CHIP Perinate
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FirstCare - Select HMO
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FirstCare - Select Plus HMO
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FirstCare - Select Plus PPO
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FirstCare - STAR
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Healthscope - DART ACO
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Healthscope - DART ACO Flex
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Humana Behavioral - Tricare Members only
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Humana - ChoiceCare
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Humana - Commercial HMO Plans
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Humana - Commercial PPO Plans
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Humana - Humana Preferred
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Humana - Medicare Advantage Plans (exclude Southwestern Health Resources Network)
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Humana - National POS
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Medicare Railroad - Medicare Railroad
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Medicare - Traditional Medicare
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Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Preferred EPO Network
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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
Accepts New Patients
Scott & White Health Plan - EPO Network-Individual/Family
Accepts New Patients
Scott & White Health Plan - ERS BSW Preferred HMO Network
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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
Accepts New Patients
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 Choice Preferred Network
Accepts New Patients
Scott & White Health Plan - PPO Network-Group
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Scott & White Health Plan - RightCare STAR Medicaid Network
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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 - CHIP
Accepts New Patients
Superior - CHIP Perinate
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Superior - Foster Care
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Superior - STAR
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Superior - STAR+PLUS
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Tricare - Tricare Extra
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Tricare - Tricare Prime
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Tricare - Tricare Select
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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
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UnitedHealth - Choice HMO
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UnitedHealth - Choice Plus POS
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UnitedHealth - Core Choice Plus POS
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UnitedHealth - Core EPO
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UnitedHealth - Core HMO
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UnitedHealth - Navigate EPO
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UnitedHealth - Navigate HMO
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UnitedHealth - Navigate HMO+
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UnitedHealth - Navigate POS
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UnitedHealth - Options PPO
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UnitedHealth - PPO
Accepts New Patients
UnitedHealth - Select +
Accepts New Patients
UnitedHealth - Select EPO
Accepts New Patients
UnitedHealth - Select HMO
Accepts New Patients
UnitedHealth - Select Plus POS
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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
  • Fellowship: Dermatopathology, University Of Texas Medical Branch- Galveston (2010)
  • Internship: Transitional, Flushing Hospital Medical Center (2006)
  • Medical School: Medical Doctor, Jefferson Medical College (Pennsylvania) (2005)
  • Residency: Dermatology, Texas A&m Baylor Scott & White Medical Center (2009)
Certifications
  • Dermatology (General Cert) - American Board of Dermatology
  • Dermatopathology - American Board of Dermatology/Dermatopathology
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 Nov 13, 2019, Palak Kishorkumar Parekh, MD  has reported no outside relationship with Industry that is applicable to this listing.

Reviews(150)
Overall: 4.9*
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Feb 26, 2020
Always great care from DR Parekh.
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Jan 29, 2020
She listened well & is very bubbly & kind! I am thankful for the help provided in managing my skin.
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Jan 4, 2020
Very friendly and effective care provider and assistants. They went beyond what I needed from the appointment.
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Dec 31, 2019
Excellent
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Dec 23, 2019
very pleasant, and forthcoming to explain and answer questions and a pleasure to see
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Dec 21, 2019
Dr Parekh is an excellent physician and her bed-side manner is outstanding.
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Dec 20, 2019
this care provider is ALWAYS so joyful and kind.
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Dec 18, 2019
Dr. Parekh is wonderful. She instills confidence and has delightful interaction.
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Dec 5, 2019
Dr Parekis a very kind and concerned provider that listens to your concerns each time I have seen her. I feel Scott and White is blessed to have her. Also, those being trained by her are learning how patients appreciate the care she provides to them by following her example.
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Nov 28, 2019
THE BEST POSSIBLE
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Nov 27, 2019
Dr. Parekh is consistently happy, thorough and always professional. Her ability to make a child's worry go away is magical. I have always been impressed with her sincere compassion for her patients. HIGHLY RECOMMEND!
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Nov 14, 2019
Always well pleased with this provider
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Nov 13, 2019
Great doctor!
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Nov 12, 2019
She was excellent
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Nov 8, 2019
I was late getting to my appointment due to an auto accident on the road to Temple. Clinic staff understood my problems and make arrangements for me to be treated without having to reschedule me for another day. I do appreciate the consideration for my and my problems.
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Nov 7, 2019
very good
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Nov 7, 2019
ALWAYS ATTENTIVE AND CONCERNED WITH MY WELL BEING.
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Nov 1, 2019
Very friendly, very knowledgeable, she listened to my concerns and looked at my pictures on my phone, she allowed me to ask questions and explained diagnosis, and gave clear instructions for my treatment plan
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Oct 29, 2019
Dr. Parekh is absolutely the best!! She gave me a hug and asked if we had been back to India. she is full of joy and makes you feel like you are her favorite patient!!
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Oct 29, 2019
very personal and experienced
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Oct 28, 2019
She always makes you feel important and includes you in the decision making process.
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Oct 28, 2019
Dr. P is wonderful. I am so glad I was able to get in to see her and happy to have her to help with my skin problems.
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Oct 23, 2019
she was very attentive to my problem area and educated me !!
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Oct 22, 2019
information was provided to my case
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Oct 22, 2019
Very friendly, professional, and knowledgeable. Asks questions and listens to what you have to say.
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Oct 16, 2019
Dr Parek is amazing
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Oct 15, 2019
Very good experience
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Oct 15, 2019
dr. Parek is the best. always happy and friendly. I feels he really care she almost always has residents. I hope they learn her interpersonal sills as well as her excellentclinical skills
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Oct 14, 2019
pleasant, knowledgeable
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Oct 10, 2019
Very helpful every detail was discussed and treatment options fully explained
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