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Surgical Specialist, Cardiothoracic Surgeon
38 years of experience
Accepting new patients
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License & Identifications

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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (4)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Erle Austin is Excellent. Dr. Austin has been reviewed by 9 patients who have provided 4 comments. The rating is 4.5 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 4.2
Promptness 4.0
Courteous Staff 3.4
Accurate Diagnosis 3.7
Bedside Manner 3.4
Spends Time with Me 3.4
Follows Up After Visit 3.4

Specialties & Research

Dr. Erle Austin, MD is board certified in Thoracic Surgery (Cardiothoracic Vascular Surgery) and Congenital Cardiac Surgery.

  • He has special expertise in 8 areas:
  • Cardiac Surgical Procedures
  • Cardiopulmonary Bypass (CPB)
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Coronary Artery Bypass (Heart Bypass)
  • Coronary Disease
  • Heart Transplantation
  • Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome
  • Ventricular Septal Defects

Education & Awards

Dr. Austin graduated from Harvard University , Boston. He has 1 awards.

One of America's Leading Experts on:
Congenital Heart Defects


Dr. Austin has 6 hospital affiliations:

  • Jewish Hospital - Louisville 
  • Baptist Hospital East 


  • English

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Additional Information
Dr. Erle Harris Austin MD is a male Cardiothoracic Surgeon, has 38 years of experience and practices in Thoracic Surgery, Cardiothoracic Vascular Surgery, and Congenital Cardiac Surgery.
Where does Dr. Erle H. Austin practice?
Dr. Erle Austin has 1 office location.
Dr. Erle Austin practices Thoracic Surgery, Cardiothoracic Vascular Surgery, and Congenital Cardiac Surgery near Louisville, KY.
See Louisville Surgeons and Louisville Cardiothoracic Surgeons.