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  • Awards

    5 Awards

  • Patients' Choice Award Patients' Choice Award
  • Top 10 Doctor - Metro Area Top 10 Doctor - Metro Area
  • Compassionate Doctor Recognition Compassionate Doctor Recognition
  • Top 10 Doctor - City Top 10 Doctor - City
  • On-Time Doctor Award On-Time Doctor Award
  • Accepted Insurance

  • Aetna
  • First Health
  • BCBS Massachusetts
  • Harvard Pilgrim
  • Humana

Doctors in Austin Cancer Centers

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Ratings & Comments

32 ratings with 10 comments

The Overall Average Patient Rating of Austin Cancer Centers when asked is excellent. Austin Cancer Centers has been reviewed by 32 patients. The rating is 4.5 out of 5 stars.

The average wait time to see a doctor at Austin Cancer Centers as provided by patient reviews is 16 minutes. By comparison, the national average for a pre-vist wait time is 21 minutes.

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Austin Cancer Centers

2000 Scenic Dr
Georgetown, TX 78626
(512) 763-3850

Specialties

5 specialties

  • Medical Oncology

    Think of an oncologist as your main physician for cancer care. After being diagnosed, you’ll meet regularly with an oncologist to explore and manage your treatment options, as well as monitor your condition throughout the process. Medical oncologists are extremely knowledgeable in various types of cancer treatment and can recommend the right method for the type and stage of cancer you’re facing.
    They may also refer you to additional specialists throughout your care, but they will always be your home base for questions and support. It’s also worth mentioning that medical oncologists deal mostly with solid tumors while hematologists specialize in cancers that involve blood disorders, such as leukemia.

  • Hematology

    A hematology specialist is an expert in disorders of the blood, the blood forming organs and bone marrow. These doctors diagnose, treat and work to prevent diseases that affect the production of blood and its components, as well as the ability of the blood to perform its many functions, such as coagulation and carrying oxygen to the lungs and tissue.
    Hematologists diagnose and treat blood disorders, such as anemia, hemophilia, leukemia, sickle cell anemia, deep vein thrombosis and pulmonary embolism.
    Depending on the condition, hematology specialists may treat a patient with a blood transfusion, stem cell transplantation, bone marrow transplant, radiotherapy, anticoagulation therapy or medication.

  • Hematology and Oncology

    An Oncologist is a physician who focuses on the diagnosis and treatment of different cancers. This physician has extensive knowledge of the different signs and symptoms of cancer, as well as the various methods of treatment.
    Oncologists diagnose cancer through methods such as biopsy, endoscopy, X-ray, blood tests, ultrasound, and different forms of nuclear medicine. They treat cancer through surgery, chemotherapy, radiotherapy, hormone therapy, or antibody treatments.
    If it is determined that a cancer cannot successfully be treated, oncologists then focus on providing palliative care, the use of pain medication to make a dying person more comfortable.

  • Internal Medicine

    An internist is a physician who focuses on the diagnosis and treatment of conditions that affect the adult population—both acute and chronic.
    These doctors are often who adults see as their primary physicians because they treat a broad range of illnesses that do not require surgical or specialist interventions. They also work to help a patient maintain optimal health in order to prevent the onset of disease.
    In addition to treating the common cold and flu, internists also treat chronic diseases like diabetes and heart disease.

  • Radiation Oncology

    A radiation oncologist is a physician who specializes in the use of nuclear medicine in diagnosing and treating cancer in a patient.
    These doctors work in concert with other cancer specialists in order to determine the best form of treatment for a specific patient. Radiation oncologists are in charge of determining the correct dose of radiation to be used in treatments like radiotherapy and chemotherapy, as well as the appropriate amount of time that radiation should be administered in order to maximize the therapeutic benefits.

Doctors in Austin Cancer Centers

  • Dr. Douglas J Rivera MD

    Radiation Oncology

    Austin, TX

    5.0
    (5)
  • Dr. Allison E Gorrebeeck MD

    Hematology, Medical Oncology, Internal Medicine, Hematology and Oncology

    Austin, TX

    4.7
    (21)
  • Dr. Stephen L Brown MD

    Radiation Oncology

    Austin, TX

    3.8
    (6)
  • Dr. Teresa H Boyle MD

    Radiation Oncology

    Austin, TX

  • Education

    Affiliated doctors have gone to the following schools

  • Loyola University Chicago Stritch School Of Medicine
  • University Of Nevada School Of Medicine
  • Chicago Medical School At Rosalind Franklin University Of Medicine & Science
  • University Of Texas Medical School At Houston
  • Nearby Group Practices

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Information About Group Practices

What is a Group Practice?

According to The Medical Group Management Association, a group practice is any relationship between three or more physicians who share facilities, expenses, profits and other resources like support staff and equipment. Group practices tend to fall into two categories: those that organize around a particular medical specialty and those that encompass several specialties like East Boston Neighborhood Health that specializes in internal medicine

Why Group Practice?

As medicine became more complex in the twentieth century, the need for group practices made more sense. Physicians found it impossible to know everything about the emerging drugs and technologies on the medical landscape. In addition, the cost of providing a full range of diagnostic services, such as tests and X-rays, in one location became prohibitive to the individual practitioner. Hence, doctors from various disciplines began to team together in order to provide more comprehensive care to their community of patients.

Benefits of Group Practice

As medicine became more complex in the twentieth century, the need for group practices made more sense. Physicians found it impossible to know everything about the emerging drugs and technologies on the medical landscape. In addition, the cost of providing a full range of diagnostic services, such as tests and X-rays, in one location became prohibitive to the individual practitioner. Hence, doctors from various disciplines began to team together in order to provide more comprehensive care to their community of patients.

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