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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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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
  • 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 Med
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 11, 2020, Jeffrey Scott Austin, MD  has reported no outside relationship with Industry that is applicable to this listing.

Reviews(326)
Overall: 4.9*
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May 12, 2020
enjoy my care provider Dr. Austin
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May 7, 2020
He listened to my concerns and provided answers that made sense.
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May 6, 2020
very professional
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Apr 2, 2020
always good office visits with Dr. Austin and staff
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Apr 1, 2020
He's been my provider since I had my stroke and it appears he monitors my health closely. I hope our relationship continues.
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Mar 27, 2020
They've always treated me with respect. Very professional
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Mar 26, 2020
Dr Austin is great. Listens well before making decisions. very thorough and polite
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Mar 24, 2020
Dr. Austin is always show patience with me and listen to my concerns.
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Mar 23, 2020
Dr and staff were very professional and caring.
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Mar 23, 2020
Love Dr. Austin and staff! Everyone so caring, wonderful and professional. I am very happy with Dr. Austin. The best.
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Mar 22, 2020
Dr. Austin has been my doctor for several years. I would not think of going anywhere else.
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Mar 20, 2020
I felt very confident and respected by my provider
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Mar 19, 2020
he cares for his patients.
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Mar 19, 2020
I have been with Dr. Austin for a very long time. The first time I had him treat me to the last time he treated me, he was the best doctor I've ever had. Every time you ask me, I tell you the same. On as scale of 1-10, this doctor rates a 20+. I just don't know what else I can say.
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Mar 18, 2020
DrAustin is very helpful and professional always
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Mar 13, 2020
Dr Austin has been kind, straight forward and caring at this appointment and every appointment I have had with him.
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Mar 10, 2020
dr Austin is a awesome doctor. I drive 320 miles to see him and I will keep doing it. he is wonderful.
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Mar 9, 2020
dr Austin is a great provider . I appreciate his thoroughness promptness and knowledge. nice person as well.
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Mar 9, 2020
Very complete and professional--thanks
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Mar 9, 2020
Always great at helping me find the fastest time to come in
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Mar 9, 2020
Very good
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Mar 9, 2020
Dr Austin is always kind and professional. I have seen him my entire adult life and I enjoy every visit! He doesn't sugar coat things and will give you the time you need to ask questions. I trust him.
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Mar 9, 2020
Dr Austin is very through, listens and addresses all concerns and does not make one feel rushed.
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Mar 7, 2020
Doctor Austin provides good feedback on any problem I am having. I am currently trying to lose a few pounds, he listen to the issues I run into trying to accomplish this and provided helpful suggestions. He understands this hasn't been easy for me.
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Mar 6, 2020
Dr. Austin is the best doctor I have ever had. He is brilliant, compassionate, and a great communicator. he has the full package.
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Mar 2, 2020
Dr. Austin is always attentive to my concerns. He is very thorough with his examinations and always reveiws my history on every visit. Dr. Austin follows uo promptly and any test results are ususally ready the next day with his personal comments attached. He is a rare find!
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Mar 1, 2020
Dr. Austin is great! He listens to your concerns and helps you to work through the process and explains everything to you. Appreciate that. He really includes you in the process as well.
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Feb 25, 2020
very good and felt myself in good hands
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Feb 25, 2020
Dr. Austin is a very professional and caring provider. He never rushed you and he shows a sincere interest in your visit.
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Feb 24, 2020
patient oriented and knowledgeable.
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Feb 21, 2020
Very professional,friendly, easy to talk to
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Feb 21, 2020
I am very grateful for the fantastic and professional service that I have received & I have referred a brother & a son to Dr Austin in the las 6 months!
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Feb 20, 2020
Fabulous as always
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Feb 20, 2020
Dr Austin is amazing. He has always shown great concern and compassion for my needs.
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Feb 19, 2020
awesome doctor and staff
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Feb 17, 2020
I can't give him a 10 because this was my first visit. I'd like to make a better decision after I've had more than just a single enough tee with him. But overall, I really liked Dr. Austin.
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Feb 17, 2020
Dr Austin is great!!!
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Feb 15, 2020
Every one in the office is friendly and I usually always have very little wait time
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Feb 14, 2020
Always excellent!
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Feb 14, 2020
very conscientious and easy to talk to
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Feb 13, 2020
great
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Feb 13, 2020
Dr. Austin showed genuine concern that I had gained a few pounds.
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Feb 13, 2020
Dr Austin has consistently provided the best care possible. He is attentive to detail & is an excellent listener. He is careful to stay in his lane & doesn't try to offer advice in areas outside his specialty. Yet, he always wants to be briefed on the status of all medical conditions that I am receiving treatment for. DR AUSTIN MAY BE THE BEST PRIMARY CARE PHYSICIAN IN THE WORLD.
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Feb 13, 2020
Dr. Austin is very informative and takes time to explain things in detail.
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Feb 12, 2020
Always seems truly interested in my well being.
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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
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 20, 2019
Dr. Austin is the best! He's been my PCP for years.
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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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