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About Dr. Katherine L Austin

Dr. Katherine L Austin, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Columbia, MO. She has 20 years of experience. Her specialties include Emergency Medicine. Dr. Austin has received 1 award. She speaks English.

Rating Overview

16 Ratings with 5 Comments

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Katherine L Austin is Great. Dr. Katherine L Austin has been rated by 16 patients. From those 16 patients 5 of those left a comment along with their rating. The overall rating for Dr. Katherine L Austin is 4.1 of 5.0 stars.

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Primary Address

Mu Digestive Health Center

101 S Fairview Rd
Columbia, MO 65203
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Specialties

Dr. Katherine L Austin has the following 1 specialty

  • Emergency Medicine

    An emergency physician is a doctor who is an expert in handling conditions of an urgent and extremely dangerous nature. These specialists work in the emergency room (ER) departments of hospitals where they oversee cases involving cardiac distress, trauma, fractures, lacerations and other acute conditions.
    Emergency physicians are specially trained to make urgent life-saving decisions to treat patients during an emergency medical crisis. These doctors diagnose and stabilize patients before they are either well enough to be discharged, or transferred to the appropriate department for long-term care.

  • Expertise

    3 Expertise

  • Injury
  • Accidents
  • Trauma

Reviews

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The best doctor we've had!

Dr. Katherine Austin is an excellent doctor! The best!

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Deceptive doctor

I just read her reviews, here, and also found Dr. Austin to be very deceptive. She did not follow through with the plan of care which she proposed. I was also told, by her, that she had a lot of experience in the particular area for which I saw her. I followed her treatment plan, and when she had failed to improve my condition, and actually created more problems, she became like a different person. Her usual smiles and confident words at many appointments, were suddenly replaced by her claim that she was just an internist, and I should have been seeing a specialist instead. So why did she say she was capable, had lots of experience in the area, and had many other patients she was treating for the same problem? She took a year of my life, and I allowed it because she continued to say she knew what she was doing, and she smiled and kept misleading me. When I politely asked her why did she take me as her patient, and then why after a horrible year suffering was she just getting around to telling me that she's not a specialist in the area? If a specialist had been required, why didn't she tell me before accepting me and assuring me and my family that she was so well experienced, (etc). She blurted, "I'm not going to discuss it!" She seemed extremely rash, claimed she had "too many patients" and that I didn't need to make further appointments with her, and to find a specialist on my own as she claimed she did not have any time to make a referral. Then she left the clinic and her letter stated her patients would need to set up future appointments with one of her colleagues, if want to remain with that clinic. It all was very upsetting. I feel violated, and robbed of life by her. Mercy on her other, and future, patients, fooled by her.

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Highly dissatisfied!

She lies. She said she is "well experienced" with the conditions of our girl, then Dr. Austin mercilessly caused intentional suffering, taking our child from 'able' to 'bed bound'. She said 1 thing, then did another! Her hugs in beginning gave false sense of security.

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Five Stars

I was sent to Dr. Austin by the Urgent Care Clinic when I first moved to Columbia from out of state. I found her to be very knowledgeable and thorough and am glad that I found her as my physician.

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Five Stars

She was thoughtful and took good care of my wife

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  • Awards

    1 Award

  • NCQA Patient-Centered Medical Home

    The patient-centered medical home is a way of organizing primary care that emphasizes care coordination and communication to transform primary care into what patients want it to be. Medical homes can lead to higher quality and lower costs, and can improve patients' and providers' experience of care.

  • Education

    20 Years Experience

  • University Of Missouri Kansas City School Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1998

  • University Of Missouri Health System

    Residency

  • Accepted Insurance

    Dr. Katherine L Austin accepts the following insurance providers.

  • Aetna
    • Aetna Choice POS II
    • Aetna HMO
    • Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
    • Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
  • HealthLink
    • HealthLink PPO
  • Multiplan
    • Multiplan PPO
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Locations & Directions

Mu Digestive Health Center, 101 S Fairview Rd, Columbia, MO

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