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Teresa Lynn Chavez, MD

Rheumatology
Accepts New Patients
portal
Locations
About

Dr. Chavez relishes the opportunity to use her 24 years of experience to help patients understand their disorder and give them options for treatment. She will listen, advise and laugh with each patient so together they can find a better life.

 In her free time, Dr. Chavez enjoys walking, cycling, traveling and spending time with her husband, Joe, three children and two dogs. 



LanguagesEnglish
Ages SeenAdults, Geriatrics
Hospital Affiliations
  • Baylor Scott & White Medical Center - Temple
  • Baylor Scott & White Medical Center - Round Rock
  • Baylor Scott & White Medical Center - Buda
Insurance Accepted
*Accepted plans and benefits may vary by location.
INSURANCE PLAN
ACCEPTS NEW PATIENTS
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
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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
Accepts New Patients
Scott & White Health Plan - HMO Network - Large Group
Accepts New Patients
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 Choice Preferred 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
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
  • Training: Baylor College of Medicine (1989)
  • Internship: Medical College of Wisconsin (1992)
  • Fellowship: Rheumatology, University Of New Mexico Hospital & Medical School (1995)
  • Residency: Internal Medicine, Medical College Of Wisconsin Affiliated Hospitals (1992)
  • Medical School: Medical Doctor, Baylor College Of Medicine (1989)
Certifications
  • Rheumatology - American Board of Internal Medicine/Rheumat
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, Teresa Lynn Chavez, MD  has reported no outside relationship with Industry that is applicable to this listing.

Reviews(66)
Overall: 4.8*
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Sep 28, 2019
All about this visit is great! Really like Dr. Chaves.
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Sep 27, 2019
Caring, listened and informative
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Sep 22, 2019
Dr. Chavez is a great listener and observer and takes time to interact. At any given moment I felt that I was under the best possible care available. Dr. Chavez explained in great detail next steps and set expectations that provided great comfort and peace of mind.
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Sep 21, 2019
very good experience
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Aug 22, 2019
so knowledgeable and caring! wonderful experience
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Aug 20, 2019
I am a new Patient; Dr Chavez thoroughly reviewed my past medical history and took the time to discuss my symptoms and order additional labs to assist her with a diagnosis.
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Aug 11, 2019
very thorough, engaging, professional
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Aug 3, 2019
very impressed with attention and care
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Aug 1, 2019
excellent
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