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Yi-Chun Michelle Chou, MD

Rheumatology
Accepts New Patients
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LanguagesEnglish
Ages SeenAdults, Geriatrics
Hospital Affiliations
  • Baylor Scott & White Medical Center - Round Rock
  • Baylor Scott & White Medical Center - Temple
Insurance Accepted
*Accepted plans and benefits may vary by location.
INSURANCE PLAN
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Aetna - Aetna Signature Administrators
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Aetna - Choice POS II
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Aetna - Elect Choice
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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
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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 - 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 Health Plans - CHIP
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FirstCare Health Plans - FirstCare Access PPO Network
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FirstCare Health Plans - FirstCare Advantage Dual SNP (HMO SNP)
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FirstCare Health Plans - FirstCare Select HMO Network
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FirstCare Health Plans - FirstCare Select Plus HMO Network
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FirstCare Health Plans - STAR Medicaid - MRSA
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Healthscope - DART ACO
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Healthscope - DART ACO Flex
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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 Plus HMO
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Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Plus 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 Choice 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 - RightCare STAR Medicaid Network
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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 - CHIP
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Superior - CHIP Perinate
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Superior - Foster Care
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Superior - STAR
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Superior - STAR+PLUS
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Tricare - Tricare Extra
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Tricare - Tricare Prime
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Tricare - Tricare Select
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UnitedHealth - Charter EPO
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UnitedHealth - Charter HMO
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UnitedHealth - Charter POS
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UnitedHealth - Choice +HMO
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UnitedHealth - Choice EPO
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UnitedHealth - Choice HMO
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UnitedHealth - Choice Plus POS
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UnitedHealth - Core Choice Plus POS
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UnitedHealth - Core EPO
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UnitedHealth - Core HMO
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UnitedHealth - Navigate EPO
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UnitedHealth - Navigate HMO
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UnitedHealth - Navigate HMO+
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UnitedHealth - Navigate POS
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UnitedHealth - Options PPO
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UnitedHealth - PPO
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UnitedHealth - Select +
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UnitedHealth - Select EPO
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UnitedHealth - Select HMO
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UnitedHealth - Select Plus POS
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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: Medical Doctor, Morehouse College School of Medicine (Georgia) (2009)
  • Residency: Internal Medicine, University of Alabama - GME (2012)
  • Fellowship: Rheumatology, University of Texas Health Science Center Houston (2014)
Certifications
  • Internal Medicine (General Cert) - American Board of Internal Med
  • Rheumatology (Sub-Spec Cert) - American Board of Internal Med/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 May 11, 2020, Yi-Chun Michelle Chou, MD  has reported no outside relationship with Industry that is applicable to this listing.

Reviews(147)
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Sep 4, 2020
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Sep 1, 2020
very excellent
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Aug 30, 2020
dr Chou is an excellent doctor. she has my complete trust and I have been able to obtain remission from an autoimmune disease and stop medication. she is extremely extremely professional, but also friendly and easy to talk to and ask questions.
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Aug 22, 2020
It took a long time to get an appt. with her, but she exeeded expectations...she is excellent!
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Aug 13, 2020
Dr. Chou is very caring, listens, and responds.
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Aug 8, 2020
Dr. Chou is one of the best doctors I have seen. She is kind and very caring. Dr. Chou will get to the bottom of the patient's problem. She will make sure patient is well before she dismisses them. Love Dr. Chou!!!!
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Aug 7, 2020
she is great!
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Aug 6, 2020
Dr. Michelle Chou, is always thorough, very personable, concerned about my overall health. Best rheumatologist I've had in years and would not want anyone else!
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Aug 5, 2020
very satisfy!
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Jul 10, 2020
very good physician, nice bedside manner
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Jul 9, 2020
very good and caring
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Jul 8, 2020
Dr Chou is very knowledgeable and professional at all times.
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Jul 8, 2020
Dr. Chou has been my Rheumatologist for a couple of years and she is always professional and kind. I am thankful for her.
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Jul 8, 2020
She is always great.
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Jun 23, 2020
understanding
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Jun 18, 2020
Dr. Chou is awesome! She's a great listener. She's always very friendly and attentive to my needs. She's incredibly professional
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Jun 14, 2020
took the time to hear & evaluate all my concerns
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Jun 12, 2020
Dr Chou has always listened well, provided fantastic care, and coordinates well with my other providers.
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Jun 11, 2020
concern about your problems and listened
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Jun 2, 2020
Excellent
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Jun 2, 2020
Dr Chou is great one of the physician I have ever had . She seems to very be sincere in her caring and how the patient is really doing.
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May 29, 2020
Dr Chou is excellent in all areas The staff is so supportive and cordial
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May 21, 2020
Dr Chou is knowledgable and communicates information in a way that is appropriate for my level of understanding.she is open and responsive to my questions and concerns.she is warm, friendly while remaining professional and is open to my input regarding my care.
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May 20, 2020
Had to wait an unusual amount of time before the doctor came; however the nurse assistant made me aware of the wait time and periodically checked on me. The doctor was really apologetic of me having to wait. I was fine with everything.
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May 19, 2020
She listened to my problems and asked additional questions to get a good dialog going.
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May 8, 2020
Dr Chou was very thorough in explaining my situation. I felt very comfortable with her and free to ask any questions.
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May 8, 2020
I feel so lucky to have her as a provider, especially at this time. Please do everything necessary to protect her, and all your employees from COVID-19.
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May 7, 2020
fine
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Apr 2, 2020
She has been very kind and always explained everything so that I understand
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Mar 28, 2020
Very Friendly and took the time to explain in detail.
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