About Dr. Erle H Austin III

Dr. Erle H Austin III, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Louisville, KY, with another office in Louisville, KY. He has 44 years of experience. His specialties include Thoracic Surgery (Cardiothoracic Vascular Surgery) and Vascular Surgery. Dr. Austin is affiliated with Kosair Childrens Hospital. He speaks English.

Dr. Austin has received 1 award.

Rating Overview

11 Ratings with 4 Comments

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Erle H Austin III is Excellent. Dr. Erle H Austin III has been rated by 11 patients. From those 11 patients 4 of those left a comment along with their rating. The overall rating for Dr. Erle H Austin III is 4.7 of 5.0 stars.

Locations

Dr. Erle H Austin III has 2 locations

get directions UNIVERSITY CARDIO THORACIC SURGICAL ASSOCIATES
201 Abraham Flexner Way Ste 1200
Louisville, KY 40202
get directions University Cardiothoracic Surgical Associates
201 Abraham Flexner Way Ste 1200
Louisville, KY 40202

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Specialties

Dr. Erle H Austin III has the following 2 specialties

  • Specialty Expertise

    Dr. Erle H Austin III has the following 13 expertise

  • Vascular Malformations
  • Aneurysm
  • Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome
  • Varicose Veins
  • Cardiopulmonary Bypass (CPB)
  • Coronary Disease
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Diabetes Complications
  • Coronary Artery Bypass (Heart Bypass)
  • Ventricular Septal Defects
  • Heart Transplantation
  • Cardiac Surgical Procedures
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis

Board Certifications

Dr. Erle H Austin III is Board Certified in 1 specialty

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Reviews

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Thank you for Mending Noah's Heart

There are not enough words to describe how amazing Dr. Austin and his team are at what they do!! My little warrior was born with HLHS and 5 years later we would like to thank him and his team of amazing professionals for their gift of life!!

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apply treatment for free

Dear doctor, i am now working in Brown Cancer center and my Nephew in China has a heart problem, but my brother do not have enough money to do the surgery for his son. I am writing to ask if you or your hospital can provide a free surgery for him. Very appreciated!

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Five Stars

Dr. Austin is an excellent surgeon who helped to save our son's life. All of the other doctors and staff at the hospital spoke very highly of him.

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My experience with Dr. Erle Ausitn III

I had a pectus repair performed by Dr. Austin III, his nurse in the office Tracey Meer, or something like that was very unprofessional and rude. Dr. Austin spent little time with me to figure out what went wrong with my surgery and sent me to a pain clinic which did not help since one of the bars he put in moved pressing on coastal nerves and causing me to be in horrific pain that he seemed to disbelieve til he finally removed the bars around 11 months later. I never received as much as an apology from mister Austin. I still have pain in my chest even after the removal of the bars. The whole experience was terrible and the staff nor Austin ever seemed to have any answers and didn't seem like they cared at all.

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  • Awards

    1 Award

  • Patients' Choice Award

    Patients' Choice Award (2016, 2017)

    Patients' Choice recognition reflects the difference a particular physician has made in the lives of his/her patients. The honor is bestowed to physicians who have received near perfect scores, as voted by patients.

  • Hospital Affiliations

    Dr. Austin is affiliated (can practice and admit patients) with the following hospital(s).

  • Education

    44 Years Experience

  • Harvard
  • Duke University Medical Center

    Residency

  • Dr. Erle H Austin III Accepts the Following Insurance

  • Aetna
    • Aetna Choice POS II
    • Aetna HMO
    • Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
    • Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
  • Anthem
    • Anthem Blue Access PPO
    • Anthem Blue Preferred HMO
    • Anthem IN Pathway X Bronze Direct CACA HIX
  • BCBS Blue Card
    • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Illinois
    • BCBS IL PPO
  • Centene
    • Ambetter from MHS HIX
  • Cigna
    • CIGNA HMO
    • CIGNA Open Access Plus
    • CIGNA PPO
  • Encore Health Network
    • Encore Health Network
  • First Health
    • First Health PPO
  • Humana
    • Humana Choice POS
    • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
    • Humana Preferred PPO
  • Multiplan
    • Multiplan PPO
    • PHCS PPO
  • PHP Northern IN
    • PHP Select with Encircle
  • Sagamore Health
    • Sagamore Plus
  • United Healthcare
    • UHC Choice Plus POS
    • UHC Navigate HMO
    • UHC Navigate POS
    • UHC Options PPO

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