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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (8)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. William Austen is Good. Dr. Austen has been reviewed by 33 patients who have provided 8 comments. The rating is 4 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 4.6
Promptness 4.9
Courteous Staff 4.8
Accurate Diagnosis 4.8
Bedside Manner 4.8
Spends Time with Me 4.7
Follows Up After Visit 4.7

Specialties & Research

Dr. William Austen, MD is board certified in Plastic Surgery.

  • He has special expertise in 24 areas:
  • Acute Renal Failure (Acute Kidney Failure)
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Diseases
  • Aortic Valve Insufficiency
  • Aortic Valve Stenosis
  • Arterial Occlusive Diseases
  • Bacterial Endocarditis
  • Blood Clot (Thrombosis)
  • Cardiac Surgical Procedures
  • Cardiopulmonary Bypass (CPB)
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Coronary Artery Bypass (Heart Bypass)
  • Edema
  • Heart Aneurysm
  • Heart Disease (Myocardial Ischemia)
  • Heart Failure
  • Heart Transplantation
  • Heart Valve Diseases
  • Hemorrhage
  • Mitral Valve Insufficiency
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Education & Awards

Dr. Austen graduated from Harvard University , Boston. He has 13 awards.

One of America's Leading Experts on:
Aortic Aneurysm
Cardiac Surgical Procedures
Cardiopulmonary Bypass
Coronary Artery Bypass
Heart Aneurysm
Heart Valve Diseases
Mitral Valve Insufficiency
Castle Connolly's Top Doctors™ (2012 - 2013)
Patients' Choice 5th Anniversary Award (2012)
Patients' Choice Award (2008 - 2012)
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2009 - 2010, 2012)
Top 10 Doctor - City (2014)
Boston, MA
Plastic Surgeon
On-Time Doctor Award (2009, 2014)


Dr. Austen has 5 hospital affiliations:

  • Massachusetts General Hospital 
  • Brigham and Women's Hospital 

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Additional Information
Dr. William Gerald Austen MD is a male Plastic Surgeon, has 17 years of experience and practices in Plastic Surgery.
Where does Dr. William G. Austen practice?
Dr. William Austen has 1 office location.
Dr. William Austen practices Plastic Surgery near Boston, MA.
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