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Samuel W. Ralston, MD

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Samuel W. Ralston, MD

Dr. Ralston graduated from Baylor University with a Bachelor of Science. He received his medical degree in 1981 from the University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston, TX and completed a residency with the Family Practice Program.

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  • Family Medicine

Hospital Affiliation

  • Providence Health Center

Provides Care Through

  • Ascension Medical Group Providence Family Medicine at Woodway

My Passion for Healthcare

I am passionate about treating people from all walks of life. My goal is to not only treat the patient but teach the patient to maintain good health.

Services I Provide

  1. Preventive Care
  2. Well Child Care
  3. Diabetes Management
  4. Hypertension Management
  5. Lesion/Mole Removal
  6. Acute Visits

Degree & Residency

  • Medical School

    University of Texas Health Science Center at Galveston

  • Residency

    McLennan County Medical Education and Research Foundation, Waco, Texas

  • Board Certification

    Family Medicine

My Clinical Focus

I have always had a passion for treating the whole person. My goal is to see families together, in order to gain knowledge on family health history.


  1. American Academy of Family Physicians
  2. McLennan County Medical Society
  3. Texas Medical Association

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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