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Penelope Ann Holland-Barkis, MD

Family Medicine
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About
Serving all people by providing personalized health and wellness through exemplary care, education and research.

LanguagesEnglish
Ages SeenInfants and Toddlers (ages 0-2), Children (ages 3-11), Adolescents (ages 12-18), Adults, Geriatrics, Newborns (0-28 days)
Hospital Affiliations
  • 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
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 - Traditional Medicare
Medicare Railroad - Medicare Railroad
Scott & White Health Plan - HMO Network-Group-ORX Broad
Scott & White Health Plan - HMO Network-Individual/Family-ORX Broad
Scott & White Health Plan - HMO Network - Large Group
Scott & White Health Plan - PPO Network-Group-ORX Broad
Scott & White Health Plan - EPO Network-Group-ORX Broad
Scott & White Health Plan - EPO Network-Individual/Family-ORX Broad
Scott & White Health Plan - PPO Choice Network
Scott & White Health Plan - PPO Choice Preferred Network
Scott & White Health Plan - Cigna PPO Network - Out-of-Area Member Plan
Scott & White Health Plan - Texas Statewide PPO
Scott & White Health Plan - PHCS/OPTUM - PPO Network - Out-of-Area Member Plan
Scott & White Health Plan - 2018 SeniorCare (Cost) Network
Scott & White Health Plan - McLane Group Network
Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Preferred HMO Network-ORX Broad
Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Preferred PPO Network-ORX Broad
Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Preferred EPO Network-ORX Broad
Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Preferred HMO - Large Group
Scott & White Health Plan - ERS BSW Preferred HMO Network
Scott & White Health Plan - TRS - Active Care Participants Network
Scott & White Health Plan - 2018 Vital Traditions Medicare Advantage Network (HMO)
Scott & White Health Plan - SeniorCare Advantage HMO
Scott & White Health Plan - SeniorCare Advantage PPO
Scott & White Health Plan - RightCare STAR Medicaid Network
Scott & White Health Plan - BSWH Employee Network - PPO & HSA
Scott & White Health Plan - BSWH Employee Network - SEQA & EQA
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 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: Family Medicine, Scott And White Temple Family Medicine Residency (1999)
  • Medical School: Medical Doctor, University Of Texas Southwestern Medical Center (Dallas) (1996)
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 13, 2019, Penelope Ann Holland-Barkis, MD  has reported no outside relationship with Industry that is applicable to this listing.

Reviews(156)
Overall: 4.9*
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Aug 16, 2019
I love my doctor, she is the best.
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Aug 15, 2019
Very caring .knows my history well. Been seeing her for the last 20 years.
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Aug 13, 2019
Holland-Barkis bedside manner is phenomenal. Not only is she my son and my doctor, she is also my sister, her daughter and husbands. I will and have often recommended Dr. Holland-Barkis to several friends.
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Aug 13, 2019
personable and friendly providing good care
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Aug 10, 2019
Dr. Holland-Barkis is an exceptional doctor & person. She knows my medical history well & always takes that into consideration when recommending any treatment.
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Aug 8, 2019
I appreciate the time Dr Holland-Barkis takes with me. I never feel like our appointments are rushed. She is patient and kind.
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Aug 6, 2019
PHB always takes time to listen to my concerns and explain any worries, changes in care, or any other questions I have.
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Aug 5, 2019
I have the best doctor. She always takes the time to listen to me.
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Aug 4, 2019
Outstanding
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Aug 3, 2019
caring and sincere
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Jul 30, 2019
Dr Hollanbarkis is awesome! deserves lots of recognitions
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Jul 26, 2019
Our family has been seeing Dr. Holland- Barkis for eighteen years. We love her. She has gotten us through some serious illnesses.
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Jul 24, 2019
very good and did not rush me and listen to what I had to say
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Jul 23, 2019
provider is very caring and willing to discuss my prpblems
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Jul 23, 2019
I am a rather new diabetic, so I am still having to adjust my diet ( and well--my life!). Dr. Holland Barkis is encouraging, which I really need right now.
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Jul 20, 2019
Dr. Holland-Barkis is caring, knowledgeable and professional. She has been my doctor for 20 years and I even travel from Austin now to continue to see her.
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Jul 20, 2019
Always get excellent care at this clinic.
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Jul 19, 2019
She is always patient and never rushes to get me out of the office.
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Jul 16, 2019
very patient centered
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Jul 12, 2019
Dr. Holland-Barkis always listens and answers my questions and shows genuine interest in my well-being. Her instructions and explanations are easy to understand. II particularly appreciate her taking the necessary time to address all my concerns.
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Jul 12, 2019
Excellent
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Jul 5, 2019
I have been seeing Dr. Holland-Barkus since 2001, She is the best and smartest doctor I have ever been to.
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Jul 3, 2019
my whole family has her for our Dr. we never feel like we don't rush out of her office. she is always very concerned and very helpful to all of this. he's a very very very good doctor
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Jul 2, 2019
love my Dr
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Jun 29, 2019
she has been my provider for years and always makes time for your questions and concerns and never makes you fill less educated or unaware of your own body. if I had to switch doctors, I would probably change where I go. she is an amazing physician that cars for her clients.
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Jun 28, 2019
Dr. Holland treated me with respect and did not lecture me - but as a partner with me for my health issues. She is very caring and professional.
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Jun 27, 2019
I have had Dr. Holland-Barkis for about 16-17 years, and she has always done the best any Dr. could do.
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Jun 26, 2019
cared about what I said and answered my questions
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Jun 25, 2019
I have been seeing Dr. Holland-Barkis for years!! She is honest and friendly and an amazing doctor. She knows me and she knows her stuff. I am honest with her so I can get her honest opinion. She is marvelous
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Jun 24, 2019
she's the best!!!!
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Jun 23, 2019
Dr. Holland-Barkis always spends the time to discuss my health, giving me all the options and letting me make the decisions for myself.
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Jun 22, 2019
Good
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Jun 22, 2019
She asks the right questions leading to a reasoned diagnosis. She's good!
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Jun 18, 2019
she takes her time and listens to my concerns and deals with them appropriately. very pleased with the care I receive from her
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Jun 13, 2019
Always thorough and relates to the issues.
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Jun 7, 2019
I have been very fortunate to have a doctor as caring and prepared as Dr. Penelope Barkis for all these years. She is always up on the latest medical advances and the latest nutritional information which have been a huge plus for my health as a senior citizen.
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Jun 4, 2019
I love Dr. Holland-Barkus. I have been seeing her for years, she is an excellent Doctor. One of the best.
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May 31, 2019
exceptional service every time. the front desk staff, nurses, & Dr. Holland-Barkis are always very professional and courteous.
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May 31, 2019
Dr. Holland-Barkis is exceptional and the very best medical provider I have ever encountered. I am glad she is in our community, as a doctor, a neighbor, and as a leader.
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May 26, 2019
I never feel rushed with Dr. Holland-Barkis. She listens to my concerns and I feel as though decisions are made together.
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May 25, 2019
always takes the time and is extremely thorough
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May 19, 2019
I have have Dr. Holland-Barkis before and she is the very best Dr. I ever had. I still remember she was the one that got me to stop dipping after 25 years of using it. If she did not have a full work load I would like to change to having her for me and my family doctor.
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May 19, 2019
excellent
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May 16, 2019
CP has been my CP for 10+ years and is familiar with my health needs.
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May 16, 2019
very good. She answered all my questions to satisfaction.
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May 4, 2019
she's the best ever
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May 4, 2019
very good
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May 2, 2019
Dr. Holland-Barkis is the GREATEST doctor ever.
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May 1, 2019
Dr. Holland-Barkis is the absolute best. Hands down!!
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Apr 27, 2019
Dr. Holland-Barkus is always awesome. She exemplifies what every Dr. should be like.
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Apr 24, 2019
I have been with Dr Holland Barkis for twenty years and she has always taken great care of me
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Apr 19, 2019
Love the warmth and concerns everyone shows and help you
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Apr 16, 2019
This provider is very professional and thorough. She reviews my records and listens to my symptoms. She is the best.
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Apr 15, 2019
excellent care!
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Apr 14, 2019
she is always caring concerned listens
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Apr 13, 2019
she is a wonderful, caring, and extremely knowledgeable. I am so thankful to have her as my primary care provider.
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Apr 12, 2019
Good experience,as always.
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Apr 12, 2019
Dr. Holland-Barkis has always been very patient, kind and thorough.
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Apr 9, 2019
she is the best. listens attentively to what I had to say.
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Apr 9, 2019
awesome!
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Apr 9, 2019
Very professional, as well as personable, and took time to explain things to 11 year old in words he can understand
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Apr 4, 2019
Holland-barkus has been our Dr for many many years I wouldnt trade her for anyone!!
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Apr 2, 2019
She always listens and answers concerns and offers advice. She shows a genuine interest in the patient
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Mar 26, 2019
always a great visit with all questions answered without feeling rushed
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Mar 22, 2019
Dr Holland-Barkis is very caring and understanding doctor. shows concern. front desk people were very nice and friendly,
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Mar 21, 2019
I was taken care of at that time of the 1st visit that monday with what symptoms I had till i had to go back wed. because i was in worse condition than monday. just was not doing well at all.
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