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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
  • Baylor Scott & White Medical Center - Austin
  • Baylor Scott & White Medical Center - Lakeway
Insurance Accepted
*Accepted plans and benefits may vary by location.
INSURANCE PLAN
ACCEPTS NEW PATIENTS
Aetna - Aetna Signature Administrators
Accepts New Patients
Aetna - Choice POS II
Accepts New Patients
Aetna - Elect Choice
Accepts New Patients
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
Accepts New Patients
Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Choice PPO
Accepts New Patients
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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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
Accepts New Patients
Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Preferred HMO - Large Group
Accepts New Patients
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
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 Choice Preferred 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 - CHIP
Accepts New Patients
Superior - CHIP Perinate
Accepts New Patients
Superior - Foster Care
Accepts New Patients
Superior - STAR
Accepts New Patients
Superior - STAR+PLUS
Accepts New Patients
Tricare - Tricare Extra
Accepts New Patients
Tricare - Tricare Prime
Accepts New Patients
Tricare - Tricare Select
Accepts New Patients
UnitedHealth - Charter EPO
Accepts New Patients
UnitedHealth - Charter HMO
Accepts New Patients
UnitedHealth - Charter POS
Accepts New Patients
UnitedHealth - Choice +HMO
Accepts New Patients
UnitedHealth - Choice EPO
Accepts New Patients
UnitedHealth - Choice HMO
Accepts New Patients
UnitedHealth - Choice Plus POS
Accepts New Patients
UnitedHealth - Core Choice Plus POS
Accepts New Patients
UnitedHealth - Core EPO
Accepts New Patients
UnitedHealth - Core HMO
Accepts New Patients
UnitedHealth - Navigate EPO
Accepts New Patients
UnitedHealth - Navigate HMO
Accepts New Patients
UnitedHealth - Navigate HMO+
Accepts New Patients
UnitedHealth - Navigate POS
Accepts New Patients
UnitedHealth - Options PPO
Accepts New Patients
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
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
  • 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/Rheumatology
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, Teresa Lynn Chavez, MD  has reported no outside relationship with Industry that is applicable to this listing.

Reviews(90)
Overall: 4.8*
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Feb 12, 2020
very thorough and listened well asked great questions felt she really knows her stuff and explained things very well
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Feb 11, 2020
excellent care very knowledgable
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Jan 17, 2020
Dr Chavez was very kind and treated me with dignity and respect. she made me feel that she wanted to help me find the reason for my hand and wrist pain. She seems very knowledgeable. she took time with me and answered all my questions.
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Jan 11, 2020
I am a new patient and also new to Lakeway. Dr. Chavez was Very generous with her time and really spent time asking questions and digging into my medical history to determine how to help me. I left her office feeling very confident that she understood my medical condition and I am going to be well cared for by her.
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Jan 9, 2020
very thorough
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Jan 8, 2020
I'm she was great, explained all options pros cons, of treatment . Dr Chavez was very knowledgeable regarding medications. She e xplained all to me and husband, Dr: Chavez was very thorough with all aspects of my disease process.
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Jan 4, 2020
Excellent provider dedicated to helping diagnose the problems I am having. Very caring, sympathetic and knowledgable. So pleased with most of the providers I have seen at Baylor Scott White.
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Dec 25, 2019
Dr Chavez took her time to address my concerns and made me feel comfortable
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Dec 19, 2019
learned more about my auto immune that I didn't
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Dec 18, 2019
Thank you for taking the time to treat me, yesterday.
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Dec 10, 2019
The a ppointment was on time and was in a clean and friendly environment
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Dec 7, 2019
caring and knowledgable
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Dec 4, 2019
I was pleased with this provider. She was not in a hurry, in fact spent more time with me than I expected. She was thorough and offered suggestions for me to follow to ease my problems. She's a keeper!
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Dec 1, 2019
very personable and helpful
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Nov 20, 2019
very efficient and professional-everything provided in a timely manner-very impressed
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Nov 15, 2019
personable, knowledgeable, made me feel at ease, explained symptoms and treatment! Great experience at medical office.
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Nov 15, 2019
Patient and thorough in explaining this new health issue.
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Oct 23, 2019
She is a great doctor with a lovely demeanor. I felt well cared for and have faith in her abilities.
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Oct 22, 2019
excellent
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Oct 17, 2019
dr Chavez order tests that had never been ordered to help with diagnosis. She showed a breathe of medical expertise and concern that was so helpful in covering the bases of a rather ambiguous presentation. she was very through in presenting results and treatment options.
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Oct 14, 2019
Dr. Chavez took lots of time with me reviewing my symptoms and concerns as well as lifestyle approaches. She is extremely personable and relatable. I felt that she made a priority of getting to know me.
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Oct 12, 2019
I really like dr Chávez, she really listened to me. I got some answers about what is going on w my body!
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Oct 10, 2019
Everyone was very professional and courteous. Quality care.
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Oct 10, 2019
She took time to listen to me and HELP me. She asked questions and showed concern for my situation. A number of times after the appointment I commented to my husband about how I appreciated the time she spent and the concern.
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Oct 9, 2019
she took the time to listen and explain to me my plan of treatment
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Oct 9, 2019
Interesting visit. Dr. Chavez was very personable and gained my complete trust. She is very professional and easy to talk to. For a Dr visit, it was enjoyable.
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Oct 8, 2019
Dr Chavez was concerned about my medical condition and gave me a great review and proceed with tests and quick turn around follow up.
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