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Jeffrey Scott Austin, MD

Internal Medicine
Accepts New Patients
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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.

LanguagesEnglish, Spanish
Ages SeenAdults, Geriatrics
Hospital Affiliations
  • Baylor Scott & White Medical Center - Irving
Insurance Accepted
*Accepted plans and benefits may vary by location.
INSURANCE PLAN
ACCEPTS NEW PATIENTS
Aetna - HMO
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Aetna - Open Access Elect Choice
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Aetna - Open Access HMO
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Aetna - Open Access Managed Choice
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Aetna - QPOS
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Aetna - US Access
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Baylor Scott & White Quality Alliance - DFW ConnectedCare
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Advantage Bronze
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Advantage Gold
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Advantage Silver
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Choice Plus
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Choice PPO
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Essentials
Blue Cross Blue Shield - Federal Select PPO
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Medicare Advantage - EFH Retirees
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Medicare Advantage - Oncor
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Cigna - CAC Plan
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Cigna - Flexcare
Cigna - Great West Open Access PPO-Open Access
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Cigna - Great West POS
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Cigna - Great West PPO
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Cigna - HMO
Cigna - Open Access Plus
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Cigna - PPO
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First Health - First Health PPO
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Healthscope - DART ACO
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Healthscope - DART ACO Flex
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HealthSmart - HealthSmart PPO
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HealthSmart - HealthSmart Preferred Care EPO
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HealthSmart - HealthSmart Preferred Care GEPO
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Humana - ChoiceCare Preferred Network
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Humana - Commercial PPO Plans
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Humana - Medicare Advantage Plans
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Imagine Health - EPN
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Medicaid - Traditional Medicaid
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Medicare Railroad - Medicare Railroad
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Medicare - Traditional Medicare
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Oscar Health - Classic Bronze
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Oscar Health - Classic Gold
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Oscar Health - Classic Silver
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Oscar Health - Saver Silver
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Oscar Health - Simple Bronze
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Oscar Health - Simple Secure
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Oscar Health - Simple Silver
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PHCS Network - Beech Street of Texas PPO
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PHCS Network - Private Health Care System PPO
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Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Preferred EPO Network
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Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Preferred HMO - Large Group
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Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Preferred HMO Network - Group
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Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Preferred PPO Network
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Scott & White Health Plan - BSWH Employee Network - PPO & HSA
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Scott & White Health Plan - BSWH Employee Network - SEQA & EQA
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Scott & White Health Plan - EPO Network-Group
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Scott & White Health Plan - EPO Network-Individual/Family
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Scott & White Health Plan - ERS BSW Preferred HMO Network
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Scott & White Health Plan - HMO Network - Large Group
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Scott & White Health Plan - HMO Network-Group
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Scott & White Health Plan - HMO Network-Individual/Family
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Scott & White Health Plan - McLane Group Network
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Scott & White Health Plan - PPO Network-Group
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Scott & White Health Plan - SeniorCare Advantage HMO
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Scott & White Health Plan - SeniorCare Advantage PPO
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Scott & White Health Plan - TRS - Active Care Participants Network
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Superior - Ambetter Balance Care - Silver
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Superior - Ambetter Essential Care - Bronze
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Superior - Ambetter Secure Care - Gold
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UnitedHealth - Charter EPO
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UnitedHealth - Charter HMO
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UnitedHealth - Charter POS
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UnitedHealth - Choice +HMO
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UnitedHealth - Choice EPO
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UnitedHealth - Choice HMO
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UnitedHealth - Choice Plus POS
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UnitedHealth - Core Choice Plus POS
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UnitedHealth - Core EPO
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UnitedHealth - Core HMO
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UnitedHealth - Navigate EPO
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UnitedHealth - Navigate HMO
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UnitedHealth - Navigate POS
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UnitedHealth - Nexus ACO OA
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UnitedHealth - NexusACO R
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UnitedHealth - PPO
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UnitedHealth - Select EPO
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UnitedHealth - Select HMO
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UnitedHealth - Select Plus POS
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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.
Background
Education
  • Residency: Internal Medicine, U. Of Kansas Medical Center (2002)
  • Internship: Internal Medicine, U. Of Kansas Medical Center (2000)
  • Medical School: Ut Southwestern Medical School, Dallas, Tx (1999)
  • Education: University Of Texas Southwestern Medical School (1999)
  • Residency: Internal Medicine, University Of Kansas (2002)
  • Internship: Internal Medicine, University Of Kansas (2000)
Certifications
  • Internal Medicine - American Board of Internal Medicine
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 May 13, 2019, Jeffrey Scott Austin, MD  has reported no outside relationship with Industry that is applicable to this listing.

Reviews(296)
Overall: 4.9*
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Feb 11, 2020
always friendly, extremely knowledgeable, I feel Dr Austin cares about my wellbeing
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Feb 11, 2020
Thorough and very knowledgeable
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Feb 10, 2020
excellent
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Feb 7, 2020
he is very thorough and makes sure my medical needs are up to date. he is personable, listens to your issues.
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Feb 7, 2020
I was very impressed with the knowledge, suggestions and care I received from Dr. Austin.
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Feb 7, 2020
Dr. Austin is an excellent provider and I just love him so much.
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Feb 5, 2020
Dr. Austin is always cheerful, professional and attentive. Never seems to be in a rush or bothered by any of my concerns. I feel that he genuinely cares about my well being.
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Feb 5, 2020
Dr. Austin is extremely caring and knowledgeable. He is empathetic and spends the time necessary to answers your questions and talk about your concerns. he is conservative in treatment but orders tests, etc. necessary for optimal health. Exceptional care.
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Feb 4, 2020
dr. Austin and his staff are incredibly knowledgeable and professional. The best in the business. I feel very lucky that I can call myself a patient of record with Dr. Austin.
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Feb 3, 2020
My husband and I both go to Dr. Jeffrey Austin and are so pleased with he and his team. He listens, asks great questions, is patient and thorough when explaining a course of action and never ever has made us feel rushed in any way. We feel he truly cares about us as patients.
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Feb 3, 2020
Dr Austin is the best!! Always takes the time to listen to you.
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Feb 1, 2020
Dr. Austin is the best care provider that I have ever had.
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Jan 31, 2020
Several years ago, my husband and I moved more than 100 miles away from the DFW area, but we decided to continue to drive in to continue using Dr. Austin as our primary physician instead of selecting another physician closer to where we live. Dr. Austin is always attentive and caring about us as individuals.
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Jan 29, 2020
good job
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Jan 28, 2020
Excellent new patient visit. Dr. Austin was very personable and ensured we discussed all aspects of my medical history and answered all my questions. I feel very comfortable going forward with him caring for my health and well being.
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Jan 28, 2020
Dr Austin and his staff are excellent!
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Jan 27, 2020
Have been a patient for many years and great care and follow up
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Jan 27, 2020
Dr. Austin is excellent at all aspects of patient care and communications. Would not like to have any other physician handling my care.
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Jan 27, 2020
I've already recommended dr Austin to friends. He is outstanding!
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Jan 26, 2020
Attention to details
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Jan 26, 2020
Dr. Austin has always been great!
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Jan 24, 2020
Dr. Austin is very personable and explains everything very thoroughly.
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Jan 22, 2020
Dr Austin listens. He asks questions and shows genuine concern to your response, he's the best!
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Jan 17, 2020
Dr. Austin is the best doctor I've ever had. He cares about his patients , which is very important to me.
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Jan 16, 2020
very good
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Jan 16, 2020
I drive all the way from Arkansas to see Dr.Austin as my PCP. He is a very good doctor and I trust him with my life..
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Jan 15, 2020
I scheduled as a work-in for pre-surgery testing. Dr. Austin did not hesitate to get me on his schedule. I thought my wait time would be long since they were working me in. There was barely any wait time. This was much appreciated.
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Jan 15, 2020
I have been with Dr. Austin for many years and before that he provided great care to my husband. I cannot think of a time that Dr. Austin did not treat us with respect and dignity.
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Jan 15, 2020
He knows the patient history very well.
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Jan 13, 2020
Dr. Austin is always very pleasant. His ability to give a thorough exam and diagnosis is so appreciated. I love how he listens to me and gives me good feedback. HE'S THE BEST!!!
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Jan 13, 2020
He listened to my diabetes concerns and my plans to improve my blood sugar levels intensely. He responded with additional instructions to help me be successful in my health improvement.
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Jan 13, 2020
First time with Dr. Jeffery S. Austin and though I had a previous care provider for some 45 years, Dr. Austin showed services, communication and concerns as if I had been seeing him for years. First visit was positive of high satisfaction.
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Jan 9, 2020
short wait to see Dr. Austin. immediately diagnosed my shingles issue. Explained why I had mild case.
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Jan 8, 2020
very through, professional and listened and responded to my concerns and questions
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Jan 8, 2020
I have been with Dr. Austin for approximately 16 years. I moved away from Dallas 12 years ago but continue to fly in annually to see him. I think that speaks for itself. But the reason why is that he spends the time and he listens! He knows me well and takes my input seriously and is always helpful!
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Jan 6, 2020
extremely knowledgeable, concerned for my well being, answers all my questions, schedules test when needed
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Dec 25, 2019
Dr. Austin takes his time addressing my needs. He is conscious of healthcare expenses and makes cost effective recommendations. He is relatable and caring. I appreciate him.
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Dec 25, 2019
Dr. Austin is the kind of doctor you want. He takes his time, asks questions and listens. he's obviously smart and I trust him. I've dealt with a lot of doctors due to an illness, Dr. Austin is one of the best.
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Dec 20, 2019
Dr. Austin is the best! He's been my PCP for years.
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Dec 20, 2019
My wife and I have been going to Dr. Austin for about 20 yrs. He has treated me for minor and major health issues. We drive for almost an hour just to see him. He remembers what we spoke about on my last visit and follows what I've been doing health wise and personal. You won't find a better doctor. Great personality.#CAREProvider
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Dec 19, 2019
he's super friendly with good bedside manner
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Dec 19, 2019
love my Dr Austin, he's great
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Dec 17, 2019
Dr. Austin, is a people person. He talks to me with respect and kindness. Dr Austin to me is a great doctor.
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Dec 16, 2019
great
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Dec 12, 2019
Dr. Austin is seriously concerned about keeping me healthy.
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Dec 12, 2019
Long ago, in a galaxy far away, I was searching for a GOOD internal medicine doctor. I think I probably met Dr. Austin when he was just out of medical school. He is everything a doctor should be every time.
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Dec 11, 2019
Dr. A. always has a large wealth of information to provide my wife and I. He has provided manageable ways to correct my bad health habits. I hope I have real positive progress in my weight loss goals next time.
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Dec 10, 2019
Identified the problem and recommended medication to resolve the issue.
Dec 9, 2019
Dr. Austin is the best PCP I've ever had
Dec 8, 2019
Dr. Austin is the best doctor I have ever seen. He is very thorough and listens to my concerns. He takes his time to answer my questions and doesn't make me feel rushed. I'm very comfortable with him. I wish there were more doctors like Dr Austin.
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Dec 7, 2019
excellent care & experiece. so glad I switched to Dr Austin.
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Dec 4, 2019
Dr Austin and staff is excellent. I consider him a trusted physician I can trust.
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Nov 23, 2019
Great staff and Dr Austin is the best , My two sons and my dad go to him .
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Nov 22, 2019
A big thank you to Dr.Austin for helping me stay on top of my health.
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Nov 22, 2019
great service and felt like he cared about me as a person
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Nov 22, 2019
Dr Austin has been a good provider for my condition since I had my stroke in 2005
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Nov 21, 2019
I have been seeing Jeff for 10 yearsyears. that speaks for itself.
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Nov 16, 2019
Dr. Austin is easy to talk to and shows a genuine interest in his patients.
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Nov 15, 2019
a great doctor
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Nov 15, 2019
dr Austin is smart, friendly, and caring
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Nov 14, 2019
Dr Austin is very kind and caring. He is encouraging and helpful.
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Nov 14, 2019
outstanding
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Nov 12, 2019
love Dr Austin !!!
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Nov 11, 2019
it's always a pleasure
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Nov 11, 2019
excellent
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Nov 6, 2019
Dr. Austin is extremely professional and personable.
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Nov 5, 2019
how could anyone not like dr Austin. he is kind caring always listens to everything you have to say and answer any question.
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Nov 5, 2019
DR AUSTIN ANSWERED ALL OF MY QUESTIONS. HE WAS VERY COURTEOUS AND PROFESSIONAL. I WAS VERY SATISFIED WITH MY OFFICE VISIT.
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Nov 1, 2019
exceptional care. thourough yet super personal. best visit of my life.
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Oct 31, 2019
He is always so courteous and kind. He cares about my sister and her health.
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Oct 27, 2019
Dr. Austin is always fantastic. His bedside manner is impeccable and he truly cares about my input in planning my health care. I couldn't ask for a better PCP.
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Oct 27, 2019
s physician for close to a decade. He always took exceptional care of her and me
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Oct 25, 2019
He is very frank about telling me what I need to do.
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Oct 17, 2019
Dr Austin and Staff are Fabulous
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Oct 17, 2019
Dr. Austin is great. He is very caring, helpful and really spends time with you - he wants what is best for you. He truly cares about your health - thank you.
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Oct 17, 2019
Dr. Austin always listens to my concerns and provides outstanding care for me.
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Oct 11, 2019
The best ever
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