About Dr. William E Austin MD

Dr. William E Austin, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Winston Salem, NC, with another office in Winston Salem, NC. He has 43 years of experience. His specialties include Gastroenterology and Internal Medicine. Dr. Austin is affiliated with Novant Health Medical Park Hospital and Novant Health Thomasville Medical Center. He speaks English.

Dr. Austin has received 4 awards.

Rating Overview

16 Ratings with 2 Comments

The overall average patient rating of Dr. William E Austin is Great. Dr. William E Austin has been rated by 16 patients. From those 16 patients 2 of those left a comment along with their rating. The overall rating for Dr. William E Austin is 4.4 of 5.0 stars.


Dr. William E Austin has 2 locations

1830 S Hawthorne Rd
Winston Salem, NC 27103
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1901 S Hawthorne Rd Ste 310
Winston Salem, NC 27103

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Dr. William E Austin has the following 2 specialties

  • Specialty Expertise

    Dr. William E Austin has the following 37 expertise

  • Gastrointestinal Diseases (GI Diseases)
  • Colonic Polyps
  • Colon Diseases (Sigmoid Diseases)
  • Diverticulosis
  • Colon Diverticulum
  • Celiac Disease
  • Acid Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Digestive System Abnormalities
  • Biliary Tract Diseases
  • Colon Cancer
  • Percutaneous Endoscopic Gastrostomy (PEG)
  • Chronic Pancreatitis
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Hepatitis C
  • Diarrhea
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Inflammatory Bowel Diseases (IBD)
  • Digestive Signs and Symptoms
  • Colon Cancer (Sigmoid Neoplasms)
  • Capsule Endoscopy
  • Liver Diseases
  • Gastrointestinal Endoscopy
  • Digestive System Endoscopy (EGD)
  • Colitis
  • Diverticulitis
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)
  • Clostridium Infections
  • Barrett Esophagus
  • Rectal Cancer
  • Sigmoidoscopy
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Digestive System Diseases
  • Acid Reflux Disease (Gastroesophageal Reflux / GERD)
  • Colonoscopy
  • Liver Cirrhosis
  • Colon Tumor (Adenomatous Polyps)
  • Constipation


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Great Dr.

Had a colonoscopy today and not only was the facility great, the nurses and staff but Dr. Austin did a great job and made me feel very comfortable. Highly recommend!

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10 minutes
Easy Appointment
Friendly Staff
Accurate Diagnosis
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Everyone in office was so nice and friendly, they made you comfortable and at ease. Dr Austin such a sweet man I will recommend his to all my friends.

Wait time
15 minutes
Easy Appointment
Friendly Staff
Accurate Diagnosis
Bedside Manner
Spends Time with Me
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  • Awards

    4 Awards

  • Patients' Choice Award

    Patients' Choice Award (2015, 2016, 2018)

    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.

  • On-Time Doctor Award

    On-Time Doctor Award (2016, 2018)

    Vitals On-Time + Promptness Award recognizes doctors with consistent high ratings for timeliness of appointments. The honor is granted based on a physician's overall and promptness scores.

  • NCQA Patient-Centered Specialty Practice

    NCQA Patient-Centered Specialty Practice

    NCQA-architect of America's most popular patient-centered medical home model-has extended medical home concepts to specialists: NCQA Patient-Centered Specialty Practice Recognition. Now, specialty practices committed to access, communication and care coordination can earn accolades as the "neighbors" that surround and inform the medical home and colleagues in primary care.

  • Bridges to Excellence: Physician Office Systems Recognition Program

    Bridges to Excellence: Physician Office Systems Recognition Program

    This program is designed to recognize practices that use information systems to enhance the quality of patient care. To obtain Recognition, practices must demonstrate that they have implemented systematic office processes to reduce errors and increase quality.

  • Hospital Affiliations

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

  • Education

    43 Years Experience

  • Virginia Commonwealth University School Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1975

  • Dr. William E Austin Accepts the Following Insurance

  • BCBS Blue Card
    • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS North Carolina
    • BCBS NC Blue Value
    • BCBS NC BlueOptions
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
    • Coventry Carelink - Carolinas HealthCare System Tier 2
  • First Health
    • First Health PPO
  • Humana
    • Humana Choice POS
    • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
    • Humana North Carolina PPOx
  • Multiplan
    • Multiplan PPO
    • PHCS PPO
  • United Healthcare
    • UHC Choice Plus POS
    • UHC Navigate HMO
    • UHC Navigate POS
    • UHC Options PPO

More about Dr. William E Austin

Dr. Austin received his undergraduate degree from the University of Virginia and attended medical school at the Medical College of Virginia. His internship, residency and fellowship were completed at North Carolina Baptist Hospital. He has over 35 years of experience in private specialty practice. He is board certified in Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology by the American Board of Internal Medicine. Affiliations include the American Society for Gastroenterological Endoscopy, the American College of Physicians, the North Carolina Society of Gastroenterology, the American College for Gastroenterology and the American Medical Association. Dr. Austin is accepting new patients.

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