Ascension Providence

Paul M. Claiborne, MD

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Paul M. Claiborne, MD

Dr. Claiborne grew up in Grapevine, Texas and received his Bachelor of Science degree in Biology from Texas A&M University. He then obtained his Medical Doctorate from University of Texas Medical School at Houston in 2012 and joined Waco Surgical Associates in 2017.

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  • General Surgery

Hospital Affiliation

  • Providence Health Center

Provides Care Through

  • Ascension Medical Group Providence General Surgery

My Passion for Healthcare

I always enjoyed service and wanted to pursue a career in science while serving others. Surgery was the perfect choice and I am passionate about helping patients and deliver state of the art techniques to provide the best care possible.

Services I Provide

  1. Minimally invasive robotic surgery
  2. Laparoscopic surgery
  3. Open techniques to treat benign and malignant conditions
  4. Gastrointestinal disorders
  5. Hernias
  6. Vascular access
  7. Reflux disorders

Degree & Residency

  • Medical School

    University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston

  • Board Certification

    General Surgery

    American Board of Surgery

My Clinical Focus

I have a broad general surgery practice that allows me to use the latest technology and well rounded training to help a diverse patient population. I enjoy the personalized care I can deliver in Waco and treating patients with minimally invasive techniques allowing them to live cancer, pain free fulfilling lives. There is no more rewarding opportunity than being able to positively effective the lives of my patients.

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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