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Rick T Waldo, MD

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

LanguagesEnglish, Spanish
Ages SeenAdults, Geriatrics, Newborns (0-28 days), Infants and Toddlers (ages 0-2), Children (ages 3-11), Adolescents (ages 12-18)
Hospital Affiliations
  • Baylor Scott & White The Heart Hospital - Plano
  • Baylor Scott & White Medical Center - Plano
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
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
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
Imagine Health - EPN
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Medicaid - Traditional Medicaid
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Medicare - Traditional Medicare
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 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
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Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Preferred PPO Network
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Scott & White Health Plan - BSWH Employee Network - PPO & HSA
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Scott & White Health Plan - BSWH Employee Network - SEQA & EQA
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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
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Scott & White Health Plan - HMO Network - Large Group
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Scott & White Health Plan - HMO Network-Group
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Scott & White Health Plan - HMO Network-Individual/Family
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Scott & White Health Plan - McLane Group Network
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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
Accepts New Patients
Superior - Ambetter Secure Care - Gold
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UnitedHealth - AARP Medicare Complete
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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 - Dual Complete Medicare Advantage
Accepts New Patients
UnitedHealth - Group Medicare Advantage
Accepts New Patients
UnitedHealth - Medicare Complete
Accepts New Patients
UnitedHealth - Medicare Gold
Accepts New Patients
UnitedHealth - Medicare Silver
Accepts New Patients
UnitedHealth - Navigate EPO
UnitedHealth - Navigate HMO
UnitedHealth - Navigate POS
UnitedHealth - Nexus ACO OA
Accepts New Patients
UnitedHealth - NexusACO R
Accepts New Patients
UnitedHealth - PPO
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
  • Fellowship: Cardiovascular Disease, Baylor University Medical Center, Dallas, Tx (1997)
  • Residency: Ut Medical Branch At Galveston (1978)
  • Internship: Ut Medical Branch At Galveston (1975)
  • Medical School: Ut Medical Branch At Galveston (1974)
  • Education: University Of Texas Medical Branch - Galveston (1974)
  • Fellowship: Baylor University Hospital (1997)
  • Residency: Utmb-Galveston (1977)
  • Internship: Utmb-Galveston (1975)
Certifications
  • Internal Medicine - American Board of Internal Medicine
  • Critical Care Medicine - American Board of Internal Medicine
  • Critical Care Medicine - American Board of Internal Medicine/Critica
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, Rick T Waldo, MD  has reported no outside relationship with Industry that is applicable to this listing.

Reviews(280)
Overall: 4.9*
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Feb 24, 2020
Have always liked Dr. Waldo. Have seen him many times when my primary could not, as was the case Fri.
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Feb 24, 2020
Dr. Waldo was very friendly and informative. gave me medicine that actually worked.
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Feb 16, 2020
Dr. Waldo is the most caring physician I have ever had and I have been with him for over 25 years. He carefully listens to and provides feedback to all my concerns and always has options for solutions. I'd rate him 10Billion if that was option.
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Feb 16, 2020
always feel I get the best care from Dr Waldo he listens takes time and makes things happen. and usually makes me laugh somewhere in there!
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Feb 15, 2020
DrWaldo is my absolutely MOST trusted physician ever.!!!!
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Feb 14, 2020
Always listens to my concerns.
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Feb 12, 2020
THE VERY BEST
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Feb 11, 2020
Dr Waldo & his staff are very professional. Dr Waldo is the best, he's very knowledgeable and he takes time to listen.
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Feb 10, 2020
Dr Waldo is the best!
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Feb 9, 2020
For 30+ years Dr Waldo has provided amazing care, professionalism, continued updated knowledge of care for our entire family!
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Jan 28, 2020
Dr. Waldo and his staff are the very best in all of Texas!
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Jan 15, 2020
Dr Waldo has been my doctor for over 20 years. I travel a considerable distance to see him
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Jan 13, 2020
Dr Waldo has been my primary care physician for 37 years. He is the very best that there is.
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Jan 13, 2020
35 years he's been my care provider and I consider him the best
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Jan 13, 2020
The care I receive is always excellent.
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Jan 10, 2020
Dr. Waldo is a caring, compassionate, knowledgeable, and professional doctor.
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Jan 10, 2020
Superb physician who was patient, kind, and very encouraging in addition to being extremely knowledgable regarding all of my issues; never fails to provides extraordinary care
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Jan 8, 2020
Been with Rick for 40 years-wouldn't change a thing.
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Jan 7, 2020
excellent
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Jan 7, 2020
caring and informative
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Jan 6, 2020
Excellent care, Rick is one of your top Docs and is supported by a very professional staff.
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Jan 6, 2020
he's great!
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Jan 5, 2020
hard to get an appointment
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Jan 2, 2020
Great doctor and staff
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Jan 2, 2020
Dr. Waldo is the most wonderful and caring doctor in the whole world. He is extra kind and explains everything and is always thinking of what he can do to help me. He is unbelievable. And always looks great and is very sincere. Dr. Waldo is the GREATEST!!!
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Jan 1, 2020
Rick Waldo is the best doctor in the metroplex!
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Jan 1, 2020
very attentive and friendly
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Dec 29, 2019
My care providers have helped me tremendously and feel lucky to have them.
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Dec 28, 2019
Dr Waldo is a caring and thorough Dr. I can't imagine having to see anyone else.
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Dec 27, 2019
best doctor ever
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Dec 27, 2019
I was very satisfied with my doctor's care and attention during my visit.
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Dec 25, 2019
always informative and professional
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Dec 23, 2019
I always receive professional and accurate medical care from Dr Waldo and his staff
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Dec 23, 2019
love Dr. Waldo
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Dec 21, 2019
Dr Waldo and staff relate to patients very well
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Dec 20, 2019
excellent doctor and staff
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Dec 18, 2019
knowledgeable, friendly,
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Dec 17, 2019
He has always taken the best care of me. I have been going to Dr. Waldo for years and will continue to as long as I can.
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Dec 17, 2019
Dr. Waldo is the best.
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Dec 17, 2019
Always a warm welcoming. Staff is very friendly and Dr. Waldo is Awesome!!!
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Dec 16, 2019
great Doctor
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Dec 15, 2019
Dr. Rick Waldo is the BEST doctor I have ever had. He is excellent with taking care of my exam and answering any questions I may have.
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Dec 12, 2019
always on time and excellent in all aspects of care.
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Dec 12, 2019
Great
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Dec 12, 2019
Dr Waldo, as indicated, is "best provider possible."
Dec 8, 2019
I have been going to Dr. Waldo for years and feel confident in his skill, care and judgement.
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Dec 4, 2019
excellent care, communication skills
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Dec 3, 2019
best possible care
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Nov 4, 2019
Dr. Waldo took the time to discuss my conditions in layman's terms. Great doctor and individual.
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