Amelia C. Wayhs MD
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Amelia C. Wayhs, MD

  • Family Medicine
Languages Spoken English, Spanish, Portuguese
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  • Bio

    Board certified in family medicine, Dr. Wayhs also holds a master’s degree from the University of Texas School of Public Health. She earned her medical degree from Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina Medical School, Florianopolis, Brazil and then completed her residency at University of Texas Health Science Center-San Antonio, McAllen Medical Center, McAllen, Texas.

    Dr. Wayhs sees patients of all ages and has special interests in preventive medicine and the treatment of acute and chronic diseases such as diabetes, hypertension, asthma, and sinusitis.

    In her spare time, Dr. Wayhs enjoys traveling, cooking, and spending time with her family.

    Education

    Graduate School: University of Texas HSC, School of Public Health - Houston, TX
    Medical Education: Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina - 1992 - Santa Catarina Brazil,
    Residency: McAllen Medical Center - 2000 - McAllen, TX
    Graduate School: University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center - 2012 - Dallas, TX

    Specialties
    • Family Medicine
  • Insurance

    Accepted Health Plan information is only as accurate as the most current information submitted. Prior to your appointment, it is advisable to verify with a physician office that they are still a participating provider.

    • AEAEX - Aetna Aexcel
    • AEMA - Aetna Medicare Advantage HMO
    • AEM/P - Aetna Medicare Advantage PPO
    • AETQP - Aetna Quality Health (QHP)
    • AET/H - Aetna US Healthcare HMO
    • AET/P - Aetna US Healthcare/PPO
    • PPO/POS - BCBS
    • BC/TH - BCBS of Texas HMO
    • CAC - CAC Acceptance Corporation
    • CIGNO - Cigna (OAP) Open Access
    • CIGLP - Cigna Local Plus
    • CIG/H - Cigna/HMO
    • CIG/S - Cigna/POS
    • CIG/P - Cigna/PPO
    • HS/PP - Health Smart PPO
    • HLTHS - HealthSmart GEPO
    • HS - Heritage Southwest IPA
    • HUM-M - Humana ChoiceCare Medicare Choice PPO
    • HUMPO - Humana Preferred PPO
    • Med/BCBS - Med Health BCBS
    • MULTI - Multiplan PPO
    • PHCS - PHCS2
    • SAV - Savility
    • AJP00004 - Texan Plus Medicare Advantage Plan (Universal American)
    • TX/Aet - Texas Health Aetna
    • UNIP - United Healthcare PPO
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