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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
Accepts New Patients
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
Accepts New Patients
Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Choice Plus
Accepts New Patients
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
Accepts New Patients
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
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
Accepts New Patients
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
Accepts New Patients
Scott & White Health Plan - McLane Group Network
Accepts New Patients
Scott & White Health Plan - PPO Network-Group
Accepts New Patients
Scott & White Health Plan - SeniorCare Advantage HMO
Accepts New Patients
Scott & White Health Plan - SeniorCare Advantage PPO
Accepts New Patients
Scott & White Health Plan - TRS - Active Care Participants Network
Accepts New Patients
Superior - Ambetter Balance Care - Silver
Accepts New Patients
Superior - Ambetter Essential Care - Bronze
Accepts New Patients
Superior - Ambetter Secure Care - Gold
Accepts New Patients
UnitedHealth - AARP Medicare Complete
Accepts New Patients
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
  • Medical School: Ut Medical Branch At Galveston (1974)
  • Education: University of Texas Medical Branch - Galveston (1974)
  • Internship: UTMB-Galveston (1975)
  • Residency: UTMB-Galveston (1977)
  • Fellowship: Baylor University Hospital (1997)
Certifications
  • Internal Medicine - American Board of Internal Med
  • Critical Care Medicine - American Board of Internal Med/Critical Care 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, Rick T Waldo, MD  has reported no outside relationship with Industry that is applicable to this listing.

Reviews(402)
Overall: 4.9*
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Jun 15, 2020
Dr Waldo has always treated me with the utmost respect. He is without a doubt the best doctor I have ever seen.
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Apr 6, 2020
Rick has looked after me for many many years. I completely trust his intelligence, experience and advice. He has served me very well and continues to do so. Could not ask for a better doctor.
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Apr 4, 2020
long time loyal DDA patient. Enjoy relationship over time
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Mar 24, 2020
30 year patient of Dr. Waldo.
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Mar 23, 2020
Rick has been my trusted advisor for years. I'll be singing his praises again and again.
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Mar 19, 2020
Years and years of satisfaction.
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Mar 18, 2020
Dr. Waldo has been caring for my wife and myself for over 30 years. He is not just our doctor, he is a trusted friend.
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Mar 18, 2020
He's tuned in to my concerns, and explains everything very well. I did not feel rushed, and I felt fully cared for.
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Mar 13, 2020
Dr Waldo is very thorough, and is able to answer my questions. I feel that he takes an interest in my concerns and provides me with good information.
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Mar 11, 2020
consistently great
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Mar 11, 2020
he understood my issues
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Mar 10, 2020
very professional
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Mar 8, 2020
Dr. Waldo is the best!!
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Mar 4, 2020
Love Waldo!!
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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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