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Jeffrey Scott Austin, MD
Internal Medicine
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About
Dr. Austin offers comprehensive medical skills and concern for his patients' total health care needs. Dr. Austin enjoys playing tennis and traveling. He is a San Antonio native, and earned both academic and tennis scholarships for his undergraduate studies at Texas Lutheran College.

Ages SeenAdults, Geriatrics

LanguagesEnglish, Spanish
Insurance Accepted
Insurance listings are subject to change without prior notice.Please call the physician's office or health plan to verify coverage information prior to scheduling your visit or procedure. PPO Network Agreements include participating Employers and/or Administrator only. Not all members participating in contracted networks have in network access. Networks include Beech Street, HealthSmart, PHCS and texas True Choice. In network participation is updated on a monthly basis by the network.
Aetna
Elect Choice/Open Access EPO | HMO/QPOS/US Access/HMO Open Access HMO | Managed Choice/Open Access POS | Open Choice PPO
Beech Street of Texas
Beech Street of Texas PPO PPO
Blue Cross/Blue Shield
Blue Advantage (Gold, Silver, Bronze) HMO | Blue Choice Plus POS | Blue Choice PPO PPO | Federal Select PPO | HMO Blue Essentials HMO | Medicare Advantage Oncor/Energy Future Holdings Retirees PPO
Cigna Healthcare of Texas, Inc.
CAC Plan PPO | Cigna Healthcare of Texas, Inc. HMO HMO | Cigna Healthcare of Texas, Inc. PPO PPO | Flexcare POS | Open Access Plus PPO
First Health
First Health PPO PPO
Great-West Healthcare (formerly One Health Plan)
Great West POS POS | Great West PPO PPO | Open Access PPO-Open Access PPO-OA
HealthSCOPE
HealthSmart Preferred Care (incl NTHN)
HealthSmart PPO PPO | HealthSmart Preferred Care EPO EPO | HealthSmart Preferred Care GEPO GEPO
Humana/ChoiceCare Network
ChoiceCare Concentric Network SmartNet PPO | Humana Medicare Advantage PPO/HMO | Humana/ChoiceCare Network PPO PPO
Imagine Health
SmartCare EPN PPO
Medicaid
Medicaid
Medicare Railroad
Medicare Railroad
Medicare
Medicare
Oscar Health Insurance Company of Texas
Oscar Health Ins Co of Texas EPO
Private Health Care System
Private Health Care System PPO PPO
Scott & White Health Plan
Baylor Scott & White Employee Network | BSW Preferred HMO Network | BSW Preferred PPO Network | HMO Network - Group | McLane Group Network | PHCS/ARGUS - PPO Network - Out-of-Area Member Plan | PPO Network - Group | TRS - Active Care Participants Network
United HealthCare
Industry Relationships

Baylor Scott & White Health’s vision is to be the most trusted name in giving and receiving safe, quality, compassionate healthcare. As part of that vision, Baylor Scott & White Health is committed to dealing honestly, fairly and with integrity in all matters to provide exemplary patient care, broaden medical knowledge, train the next generation of physicians and support outside relationships that promise public benefit.To that end, Baylor Scott & White Health physicians may collaborate with health care industry partners such as pharmaceutical, biotech, or medical device companies(collectively referred to as Industry) to help develop medical breakthroughs, or provide medical expertise or education.To promote professional and commercial integrity in such matters, physicians who are employed, contracted for administrative duties or performing research with Baylor Scott & White Health seek advanced approval for certain new Industry relationships, and report their Industry relationships and activities to the Office of Corporate Compliance annually for review.

Baylor Scott & White Health publicly discloses reported payments to these physicians and their immediate family members of $5,000 or more from Industry companies with which the physicians interact as part of their professional activities.The information on this website may differ somewhat from information on other publicly available databases due to different reporting periods, definitions, or reporting requirements.Patients may visit CMS’ Open Payments Database for more information, and should feel free to speak with their physician about relationships with Industry.

As of Apr 9, 2018, Jeffrey Scott Austin, MD  has reported no outside relationship with Industry that is applicable to this listing.

Background
Education
  • Internship: Internal Medicine, U. of Kansas Medical Center
  • Residency: Internal Medicine, U. of Kansas Medical Center
  • Medical School: UT Southwestern Medical School, Dallas, TX
Certifications
  • Internal Medicine - American Board of Internal Medicine
Hospital Affiliations
  • Baylor Scott & White Medical Center - Irving
Reviews(118)
Overall: 4.891
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Jun 27, 2018
Have used Dr. Austin for 15 years. He is fantastic. Always takes time to explain everything and always listens to questions and concerns that I might have.
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Jun 27, 2018
Dr. Austin and his staff are excellent!
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Jun 20, 2018
Dr. Austin always spends time thoroughly going over my condition and treatments and other options as well. He is always very attentive to my needs and I feel respected and that I am always receiving the best care possible.
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Jun 19, 2018
Always a great experience
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Jun 19, 2018
Very good
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Jun 15, 2018
Dr J Austin is a very caring, compassionate doctor. He fulfills the epitome of what a physician should be.
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Jun 15, 2018
The best doctor I ever had!! Excellent care!
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Jun 14, 2018
Dr Austin is very cordial, helpful & responsive.
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Jun 14, 2018
Competent, listens, thorough and digs for information to try to identify root causes.
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Jun 13, 2018
Dr. Austin was very attentive and concerned. Explained plan in simple terms. Excellent visit. He is very caring and knowledgeable.
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Jun 13, 2018
thanks excellent
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Jun 12, 2018
always excellent
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Jun 7, 2018
Dr. Austin is knowledgeable and stays current on new healthcare guidelines and shows concern for his patients.
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Jun 5, 2018
Dr Austin is warm, caring & good at educating me about my heart condition. I\'m grateful to have him taking care of me.
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Jun 4, 2018
Dr Austin always takes his time during my visits. He makes sure to explain anything and ask questions to make sure I understand
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Jun 4, 2018
Only my second visit with Dr. Austin and no one is perfect, but I extremely pleased with both Dr. Austin and his staff. The nurses and lab personnel are fantastic.
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May 30, 2018
Always the best!
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May 30, 2018
Very good Doctor, who knows the people he cares for.
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May 30, 2018
Dr. Austin is the best doctor I have worked with in many years.
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May 23, 2018
Dr. Austin is personable and knowledgeable. He takes the time to address concerns & questions. A nice person.
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May 17, 2018
Dr Austin is an excellent. He is very professional and is concerned with providing the best cars for the patient. I have been his patient since 2005 and I wouldn\'t want to go to anyone else.
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May 17, 2018
very professional, knowledgeable and caring
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May 16, 2018
Dr. Austin is a great physician. He takes enough time to listen to my concerns and is honest and thorough with his assessment of my health and his recommendations to keep me on the right track. He was my mother\'s doctor for many years and after seeing how he interacted with her my wife and I also became his patients.
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May 11, 2018
Dr. Austin is the best Internal doctor that I could have chosen. His personal and caring attention to questions asked is so very appreciated. He ensures that my medications are current and provide information to keep me as healthy as possible. His nurse always make me feel like I\'m the only patient that she has seen for the day.
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May 10, 2018
Seems concerned with my health and well being
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May 10, 2018
Always dedicated to my needs
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May 10, 2018
Dr. Austin is great!
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May 10, 2018
Just recommended this provider to a friend looking for a doctor. Been going here about twenty years and am very satisfied.
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May 9, 2018
Personable, caring and understanding.
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May 9, 2018
I am very pleased with Dr. Austin.
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May 8, 2018
Responsive to my health concerns. Answers all questions regarding health issues.
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May 7, 2018
I\'ve been seeing Dr. J. Austin for a few years and consider him to be an excellent physician: Friendly, personable, informative. A+
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May 2, 2018
very satisfactory experience
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May 1, 2018
They are awesome!
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May 1, 2018
Dr. Austin and his staff are the best. They treated me with the utmost professionalism and friendliness. It\'s always a pleasure to see them. And that doesn\'t come lightly as I don\'t usually like going to the doctor\'s office.
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Apr 30, 2018
He always shows that he is concerned and wants to help as much as possible. HE goes out of his way to be very helpful.
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Apr 30, 2018
Dr Austin and his staff are the best! I am very pleased with my doctor/patient relationship! I have recommended Dr Austin to several friends.
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Apr 30, 2018
Dr Austin and staff are the ultimate in professionalism they care about me as a person first and a patient can\'t ask for more
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Apr 30, 2018
The absolute best Doctor on this planet or any other.
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Apr 30, 2018
Always pleasant, always concerned with my well being. Diagnosis always right on. What else could you ask for?
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Apr 24, 2018
Dr. Austin Is an amazing physician. He is always authentic, caring, compassionate and thorough.
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Apr 23, 2018
Dr Austin is patient,cares about my concerns.takes the time that is needed when I have questions.
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Apr 20, 2018
I have recommended Dr. Austin and now a good friend of mine has Dr. Austin as his doctor as. well.
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Apr 20, 2018
Dr. Austin always listens well to all my concerns and spends time making sure I completely understand outcomes and next steps
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Apr 19, 2018
Dr Austin and his staff are the best!
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Apr 17, 2018
Dr. Austin was extremely knowledgeable, warmly professional, attentive, and thorough. He listened to me and answered any questions I posed.
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Apr 16, 2018
Dr. Austin is the "best". He is always thoughtful, professional, experienced physician who ensures I understand his treatment regimen and reasoning. He always treats me like I am his only patient. He always sees me on time and never rushes my appointment to be elsewhere. I like him very much.
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Apr 12, 2018
Spent the time necessary to discuss potential issues with my condition.
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Apr 12, 2018
I really like Dr. Austin. I never have to wait a long time and his nurse is really nice. He\'s been my doctor 13 years.
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Apr 12, 2018
Dr. Austin is fantastic! I have such a high level of trust with him and appreciate his approach to patient care.
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Apr 11, 2018
great staff
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Apr 10, 2018
Always a very nice doctors visit
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Apr 9, 2018
I have been a patient of Dr. Austin\'s for many years. He has always taken the time to listen to my concerns and provide the best quality care that anyone could hope for in a provider.
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Apr 9, 2018
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Apr 5, 2018
Dr Austin took the time to review my records and explained in depth about my recent stroke. He and his office have followed up with me and have been extremely helpful with referrals and other follow-ups. I highly recommend Dr Austin!!!
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Mar 29, 2018
Dr Austin is an amazing care provider. He is the best Dr. I\'ve ever had. He never makes you feel rushed or that he is in a hurry to get to the next patient. He makes me feel like he really cares about me and my concerns. a very rare quality in a doctor these days.
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Mar 28, 2018
Excellent doctor
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Mar 27, 2018
Dr. Austin is a great doc & shows concern for my multiple health issues. Also is good in answering questions I have & responding to my needs.
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Mar 26, 2018
Always professional and caring
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Mar 26, 2018
Dr Austin and the staff have always been very helpful and responsive to any issues or needs I have had. also very interactive to all my issues without prompting by me.
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Mar 26, 2018
always courteous and helpful
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Mar 23, 2018
He may have been having a bad day, never have I felt rushed before. but I felt like I needed extra help and he was rushed.I have always felt very cared for from him. like I said we both could have been having a bad day.
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Mar 23, 2018
Dr. Austin is one of the best. He takes the time to address all issues and is very thorough with his review.
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Mar 22, 2018
Great provider. I recommend him to all my friends. a long drive for me, but well worth it. Been going for years.
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Mar 21, 2018
The nurse and doctor always shows respect and concerns for my health.
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Mar 20, 2018
SHOWED GREAT CONCERN AND SUPPORT FOR MY CARE AND TREATMENT
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Mar 20, 2018
Dr Austin is amazing
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Mar 19, 2018
professional and efficient
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Mar 15, 2018
Have been seeing Dr. Austin for several years and can\'t imagine seeing anyone else. He\'s very courteous and thorough every visit. His assistant is awesome too. She is so pleasant and good at setting me at ease. Doctor appointments are usually very stressful for me and she has a way easing my stress.
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Mar 14, 2018
Very good!
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Mar 14, 2018
My office visits are always very pleasant and informative
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Mar 13, 2018
Dr. Austin has always taken the time to hear my concerns and address them appropriately. So far I have recommended 3 additional patients, which have recommended 2 additional patients.
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Mar 13, 2018
Dr Austin is the best doctor I have ever had. Easy to talk to him about anything and everything without being judged.
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Mar 13, 2018
Knowledgeable, friendly!!!!
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Mar 12, 2018
Dr. Austin has been my primary provider since he started practicing at Baylor of Irving and I feel extremely confident in his care. He is kind, knowledgeable and has always been there. He has even responded to my telephone call when I have been out of town. I feel he is an excellent doctor.
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Mar 9, 2018
Dr Austin is ALWAYS very attentive and shows great compassion for my treatment and concern for my well being.
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Mar 8, 2018
Dr.Austin is the best doctor.He truly cares and answers any questions we have .He is very knowledgeable .we are lucky to find him.
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Mar 7, 2018
dr. Austin always shows the most attention and definitely feel he has my best interest for my Healthcare in mind each visit. The staff is very friendly and helpful as well.
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Mar 5, 2018
I always feel at ease with the doctor and assistant. They listen and provide answers. I don\'t feel rushed when I\'m in the exam room.
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Mar 5, 2018
Dr. Austin listens to any concerns I have and he offers valuable input to any questions or concerns I have.
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Mar 1, 2018
Excellent
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Feb 28, 2018
Dr Austin and his staff are always friendly, caring, patient and efficient. They anticipate my needs and take care of me, before/without my having to ask them. I am 100% comfortable that I am in the best hands.
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Feb 26, 2018
Very friendly and good medical care.
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Feb 23, 2018
Dr. Austin is very personable as well as professional. He\'s encouraging and direct. I like that.
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Feb 23, 2018
always kind and takes time to answer any question that is ask. He, Dr Austion, is a real asset to Baylor .
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Feb 22, 2018
always a good experience
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Feb 22, 2018
Excellent service. I trust them very much.
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Feb 21, 2018
Always a good experience. Dr. Austin spends a lot more time with patients than most doctors. He seems to genuinely care about his patients. All the staff members are friendly.
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Feb 21, 2018
Dr. Austin and the his nurse are wonderful. The office staff is friendly and personable. The Lab techs are great - no complaints.
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Feb 8, 2018
Appreciated the effort in explaining the response to any question. Took the time to address all my needs. Did not rush me out.
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Feb 7, 2018
all my question are always answered, care provider is very respectful
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Feb 7, 2018
dr Austin is always professional and courteous. He always answers my questions and engages in dialogue about my concerns.
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Feb 6, 2018
continued great care for 15+ years
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Feb 6, 2018
He\'s the best care provider I\'ve ever had and I\'ve had a few
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Feb 5, 2018
This provider always makes me feel like he is vested in my good health and well being.
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Feb 5, 2018
very pleased
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Feb 2, 2018
i am happy with my clinic caregivers
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Feb 1, 2018
He cares about my health
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Jan 31, 2018
very good
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Jan 31, 2018
I would never consider leaving Baylor or Dr Austin. He is the best Dr I have ever had.
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Jan 30, 2018
Dr. Austin and his nurse and staff have always taken care of any needs I have had. They are very competent and caring providers and I appreciate them.
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Jan 29, 2018
I like my doctor, and nurse very much. The tech in the lab was also very nice and was one of the best at drawing my blood - I barely felt a thing.
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Jan 29, 2018
Dr. Austin and staff are wonderful. He spends time explaining things and is so thoughtful and caring.
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Jan 26, 2018
So thankful to have such a good and thoughtful doctor.
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Jan 25, 2018
Dr Austin and his staff are very professional yet friendly and thorough.
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Jan 23, 2018
always have a great experience even when I don\'t feel good. all people there are friendly.
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Jan 23, 2018
Dr. Austin take time to listen to my health concerns and questions. If needed his recommendations and referrals are always on point! Caring physician!
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Jan 22, 2018
Dr Austin is the best physian I have ever seen. he activity listens and discuss issues and concerns at an appropriate level of understanding. a personal thanks to Dr. Austin
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Jan 22, 2018
very good doctor thats has a great Experience to help others.
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Jan 19, 2018
No Complaints: Service was efficient & appreciated:
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Jan 18, 2018
Dr. Austin has been my care provider for several years. I have never considered going to another doctor, usually a specialist.
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Jan 18, 2018
Dr. Austin and his staff have always operated with the utmost courtesy and professionalism.
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Jan 18, 2018
A bit of a struggle to get an appointment for that day as they were all booked
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Jan 15, 2018
Dr Austin & staff were professional, courteous, & informative in every respect. In particular, Dr Austin is the best physician I have ever had.
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Jan 15, 2018
I trust Dr. Austin if I did not I would find another. I\'m satisfied with his advice and he is very good in considering my opinion on things. We always seem to come to a satisfactory visit. He talks to me instead of at me. I understand things and if I do not he breaks it down where I may understand. He has great manners.
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Jan 15, 2018
Very satisfied with my care provider.
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Jan 12, 2018
I do recommend Dr. Austin to friends and family, as a matter of fact some of my friends now Dr. Austins patients.
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Jan 10, 2018
he is great!
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