Amelia C. Wayhs MD
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Amelia C. Wayhs, MD

  • Family Medicine
Languages Spoken English, Spanish, Portuguese
  • Mayo Clinic Care Network Member
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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

  • 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.

    • AARMC - AARP Medicare Complete
    • AETNA - Aetna
    • AET/FH - Aetna (FHP) Family Health Plan
    • AEAEX - Aetna Aexcel
    • AET/M - Aetna Medicare HMO
    • AETMP - Aetna Medicare PPO
    • AETQP - Aetna Quality Health (QHP)
    • AET/H - Aetna US Healthcare HMO
    • AET/P - Aetna US Healthcare/PPO
    • AMGC - Amerigroup Chip Insurance
    • AMGMA - Amerigroup Medicare Advantage
    • AMGPSTM - Amerigroup Star Medicaid
    • AGRPSTPL - Amerigroup Star Plus
    • BC/T - BC of Texas PPO
    • BLADV - Blue Advantage HMO
    • BLUEH - BlueCross/BlueShield HMO
    • BC - BlueCross/BlueShield POS
    • BCBS - BlueCross/BlueShield PPO
    • CAC - CAC Acceptance Corporation
    • AKP00001 - Care N' Care
    • CHIPP - CHIP Perinate
    • CCPPO - Choice Care PPO (includes Humana)
    • CIG - Cigna
    • CIGNO - Cigna (OAP) Open Access
    • CIGCN - Cigna care Network
    • CIGLP - Cigna Local Plus
    • CIG/H - Cigna/HMO
    • CIG/S - Cigna/POS
    • CIG/P - Cigna/PPO
    • HS - Health Scope
    • HS/PP - Health Smart PPO
    • HLTHS - HealthSmart GEPO
    • HSMAR - HealthSmart POS
    • HUM/G - Humana Gold Plus HMO
    • HUM/PS - Humana Preferred POS
    • HUMPO - Humana Preferred PPO
    • Med/BCBS - Med Health BCBS
    • MOLMK - Molina Market Place
    • MOL - Molina Medicaid
    • MOLMED - Molina Medicare Advantage
    • MULTI - Multiplan PPO
    • PHCS - Private Health Insurance
    • PHCSP - Private Healthcare Systems PPO
    • SAV - Savility
    • SUPHSP - Superior Healthplan Star Plus
    • SUHP - Superior Medicaid Insurance
    • SUHA - Superior Medicare Advantage HMO
    • AJP00004 - Texan Plus Medicare Advantage Plan (Universal American)
    • TXPDE - TexanPlus Dual Eligible
    • TX/Aet - Texas Health Aetna
    • TTCP - Texas True Choice PPO
    • TRI - Tricare
    • UNIP - United Healthcare PPO
Texas law prohibits hospitals from practicing medicine. The physicians on the Methodist Health System medical staff are independent practitioners who are not employees or agents of Methodist Health System or any of its affiliated hospitals.