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William Forrest Ligon, MD

Family 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, Dutch
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 Option
Aetna - HMO
Aetna - Managed Choice
Aetna - Open Access Elect Choice
Aetna - Open Access Managed Choice
Aetna - Open Access Select
Aetna - Open Choice PPO
Aetna - QPOS
Aetna - Select SM
Baylor Scott & White Quality Alliance - DFW ConnectedCare
Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Advantage HMO
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 - 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 - Cigna Choice Fund
Cigna - EPO
Cigna - HMO
Cigna - HMO Open Acces
Accepts New Patients
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
FirstCare - Access PPO
Accepts New Patients
FirstCare - Advantage Dual SNP
Accepts New Patients
FirstCare - CHIP
Accepts New Patients
FirstCare - CHIP Perinate
Accepts New Patients
FirstCare - Select HMO
Accepts New Patients
FirstCare - Select Plus HMO
Accepts New Patients
FirstCare - Select Plus PPO
Accepts New Patients
FirstCare - STAR
Accepts New Patients
Healthscope - DART ACO
Healthscope - DART ACO Flex
Humana Behavioral - Tricare Members only
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Humana - ChoiceCare
Humana - Commercial HMO Plans
Humana - Commercial PPO Plans
Humana - Humana Preferred
Accepts New Patients
Humana - Medicare Advantage Plans (exclude Southwestern Health Resources Network)
Humana - National POS
Medicare Railroad - Medicare Railroad
Medicare - Traditional Medicare
Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Preferred EPO Network
Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Preferred HMO - Large Group
Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Preferred HMO Network - Group
Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Preferred PPO Network
Scott & White Health Plan - BSWH Employee Network - PPO & HSA
Scott & White Health Plan - BSWH Employee Network - SEQA & EQA
Scott & White Health Plan - EPO Network-Group
Scott & White Health Plan - EPO Network-Individual/Family
Scott & White Health Plan - ERS BSW Preferred HMO Network
Scott & White Health Plan - HMO Network - Large Group
Scott & White Health Plan - HMO Network-Group
Scott & White Health Plan - HMO Network-Individual/Family
Scott & White Health Plan - McLane Group Network
Scott & White Health Plan - PPO Choice Network
Scott & White Health Plan - PPO Choice Preferred Network
Scott & White Health Plan - PPO Network-Group
Scott & White Health Plan - SeniorCare Advantage HMO
Scott & White Health Plan - SeniorCare Advantage PPO
Scott & White Health Plan - TRS - Active Care Participants Network
Superior - CHIP
Superior - CHIP Perinate
Superior - Foster Care
Superior - STAR
Superior - STAR+PLUS
Accepts New Patients
Tricare - Tricare Extra
Tricare - Tricare Prime
Tricare - Tricare Select
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 - Navigate EPO
UnitedHealth - Navigate HMO
UnitedHealth - Navigate HMO+
UnitedHealth - Navigate POS
UnitedHealth - Options PPO
UnitedHealth - PPO
UnitedHealth - Select +
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
  • Residency: Family Medicine, Texas A&m College Of Medicine (1995)
  • Internship: Internal Medicine, Wilford Hall Medical Center/cmc (1991)
  • Medical School: Medical Doctor, Baylor College Of Medicine (Texas) (1990)
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 Nov 13, 2019, William Forrest Ligon, MD  has reported no outside relationship with Industry that is applicable to this listing.

Reviews(252)
Overall: 4.9*
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Feb 26, 2020
Dr. Ligon is the best!
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Feb 26, 2020
I was treated like a VIP
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Feb 25, 2020
showed concern for my problem and my wife's concerns.
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Feb 25, 2020
Always good experience
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Feb 24, 2020
I trust Dr Ligon implicitly with my health care. He is a good good man.
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Feb 24, 2020
very good!! answer's my ? and helps with my needs.
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Feb 21, 2020
Always professional & caring for my welfare
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Feb 21, 2020
awesome Doc
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Feb 20, 2020
Dr. Ligon is wonderful keeps me up to date on everything.
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Feb 20, 2020
I don't know how it could be any better, as everyone was friendly and professional. Dr Ligon is everything a Dr should be. Very thorough and caring!!! I trust his opinion completely and feel very blessed to call him my doctor!!!
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Feb 19, 2020
I'm very thankful for the excellent care Dr. Ligon provides for my health. He is very through, courteous, and wanting for me to have the best health possible.
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Feb 19, 2020
Dr Ligon is a very caring, thoughtful, great listener and bed side manner he is and he takes all the time that that I need with him and I appreciate him so much
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Feb 19, 2020
I have been seeing Dr. Ligon for many years now, and would not trust my care to anyone else. He has true compassion and cares about his patients and their health.
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Feb 18, 2020
Dr. Login is kind, compassionate, give his full attention. He also has a great team
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Feb 17, 2020
Dr. Ligon is an excellent doctor.
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Feb 16, 2020
Always listens and retries to address my concerns.
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Feb 15, 2020
prompt,friendly
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Feb 14, 2020
Dr. Ligon is always concerned about the whole health of his patients.
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Feb 14, 2020
Dr Ligon is wonderful he always explains everything. Always answer all my questions, concerns. Great Doctor!!!
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Feb 13, 2020
The doctor is great !
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Feb 13, 2020
Top notch, as usual
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Feb 10, 2020
dr Ligon is an asset to Baylor Scott and White Health Care
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Feb 6, 2020
i have moved away but still make the 2 hour trip back to be seen by my doctor and this clinic.
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Feb 5, 2020
Dr. Ligon & all the employees at Salado Scott & White are always courteous, friendly & make you feel you are important!
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Feb 5, 2020
Do not know how it could better.
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Feb 5, 2020
I love the Salado clinic staff and Dr. Ligon!! I get wonderful care!
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Feb 4, 2020
Best primary physician ever!
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Feb 2, 2020
Dr. Ligon is caring and takes his time. That is appreciated.
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Feb 1, 2020
listens, understands, extremely knowledgeable, trust him completely, feel safe with him regarding my medical care.
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Feb 1, 2020
enjoy dr ligon
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Jan 10, 2020
Dr. Legion takes excellent care of me.
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Jan 10, 2020
awesome team!
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Dec 12, 2019
Great provider
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Dec 11, 2019
I am very please with the Salado clinic!
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Dec 9, 2019
good
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Dec 7, 2019
excellent, as always
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Dec 5, 2019
Always polite and listens.
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Nov 24, 2019
excellent
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Nov 22, 2019
He is a great man with a big heart. You can tell he loves what he does.
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Nov 21, 2019
Always a pleasure to visit with Dr. Ligon!
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Nov 20, 2019
He is a very good doctor
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Nov 17, 2019
Dr Ligon is a very kind and knowledgeable doctor, his concern is impressive. He always knows how to treat my problem. He is the BEST!
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Nov 16, 2019
Dr. Ligon understood what measures I took at self treatment and that I'm an active person. He did not hesitate to refer me to a specialist rather than going through weeks and months of other type therapy that would prolong the injury.
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Nov 16, 2019
My husband and I both trust Dr. Ligon as our PCP. He is knowledgeable, a good listener, and very kind.
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Nov 11, 2019
very professional staff all around
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Oct 31, 2019
dr ligon was great as always. the entire staff is top notch
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Oct 31, 2019
very knowledgeable very friendly and always most interested in helping
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Oct 27, 2019
very personable. didn't feel rushed
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Oct 24, 2019
He is kind, concerned and wise. I like and trust him.
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Oct 24, 2019
Fine Man and Excellent Physician in all categories!!!
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Oct 23, 2019
very satisfied with this provider for many years
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Oct 22, 2019
Very professional, but friendly. Answers any question you have.
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Oct 20, 2019
My doctor is very pro active. Tells it to you straight without being rude. and listens very well. I couldn't ask for better.
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Oct 19, 2019
This is the best clinic I have ever been to.
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Oct 15, 2019
Dr. L. has been my provider for many years. naturally I trust him with my life!
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Oct 11, 2019
pleasant, caring, helpful, willing to listen, provides real "out of the box" solutions, highly knowledgeable and professional.
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