Ascension Providence

Anna I. VanderHeiden, MD

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Anna I. VanderHeiden, MD

New to Waco, Dr. VanderHeiden moved here in June 2015 from Dallas, TX where she underwent training at the UTSW Endocrinology Program. She started a new Endocrinology clinic at Providence Hospital System.

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  • Endocrinology
  • Diabetes & Metabolism

Hospital Affiliation

  • Providence Health Center

Provides Care Through

  • Ascension Providence Thyroid, Endocrinology & Diabetes Clinic

Additional Language Spoken

  • Ukranian (conversational)

My Passion for Healthcare

I grew up in a medical family and truly can say its my calling. I absolutely love my specialty and to be able to make a difference in people lives, providing the best care I can. Each person is different and everyone deserves the special care and attention I promise to provide.

Services I Provide

  1. Insulin Pump Therapy
  2. Hypercalcemia Diagnosis
  3. Continuous Glucose Monitoring
  4. Osteoporois Treatment
  5. Thyroid Nodules

Degree & Residency

  • Medical School

    Ivano-Frankivsk National Medical University - Ivano-Frankivsk, Ukraine

  • Residency

    Texas Tech Univesity Health Sciences Center, Permian Basin Program, Odessa, Texas

  • Fellowship

    University of Texas Southwestern Medical School, Dallas, Texas

  • Board Certification

    Internal Medicine/Endocrinology & Metabolism

My Clinical Focus

My focus is on diabetes, especially type 1, which is a challenge not only for patients, but also for family members and the people around them. As a thyroid cancer survivor, I have compassion and knowledge to provide the best care to my patients.


  1. American Diabetes Association
  2. American Thyroid Association
  3. Texas Medical Association
  4. The American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists The American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists

Insurances Accepted

    Ascension Providence currently participates with various insurance plans. Insurance listings are subject to change without prior notice. Please contact your provider to verify participation prior to scheduling your visit.

  • Aetna
  • Ambetter /Superior
  • Amerigroup (STAR, STAR PLUS, CHIP)
  • Beechstreet
  • Blue Advantage HMO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield (STAR, STAR PLUS, STAR KIDS, CHIP)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas – PPO/POS
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas – Traditional (includes Blue Card)
  • Cenpatico (STAR Behavioral Health through Superior)
  • Cigna
  • Cigna Behavioral Health
  • CorpHealth
  • Coventry (FirstHealth)
  • FirstCare
  • FirstCare – Focus Network
  • FirstCare – HMO
  • Galaxy Health Network
  • Healthsmart Preferred Care (Standard and Accel)
  • Humana
  • Humana Gold and Gold Choice
  • Humana HMOx
  • LifeSynch
  • Magellan
  • MHNet
  • MultiPlan
  • PPONext
  • Private Healthcare Systems (PHCS)
  • Pyramid
  • Scott and White Health Plan – HMO only
  • Scott and White Right Care (STAR) includes Behavioral Health
  • Scott and White Senior Care
  • Southwest Life and Health – (FirstCare PPO plan)
  • Sterling
  • Superior (STAR, STAR PLUS, CHIP, CHIP Perinate)
  • Texas True Choice
  • United Behavioral Health
  • United Behavioral Health (STAR Behavioral Health)
  • United Health Care/ Care Improvement Plus
  • United Healthcare
  • United Healthcare (STAR, STAR PLUS, STAR KIDS, CHIP)
  • Universal

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