Dr. Aravind B. Sankar, MD

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Specializes in General Surgery • Male • Age 45

12201 Renfert Way Ste 335
Austin, TX 78758
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Phone & Address

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Accepting new patients?

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Dr. Sankar's Offices

Surgical Associates Of Austin
Surgical Associates Of Austin
12201 Renfert Way Ste 335
Austin, TX 78758
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Dr. Sankar's Experience

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Dr. Sankar's Care Philosophy

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Hospital Quality

The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

St. David's North Austin Medical Center
12221 North Mopac Expressway
Austin, TX 78758
St. David's Round Rock Medical Center
2400 Round Rock Avenue
Round Rock, TX 78681

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Patient Satisfaction

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    Phone & Address

    Check insurance plans, locations and make an appointment

    Is Dr. Sankar accepting new patients?

    • Yes.
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    Surgical Associates Of Austin
    12201 Renfert Way Ste 335
    Austin, TX 78758
    1-800-494-8309
    Contact Information
    (512) 836-3210 (Office)
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    Accepted Insurances

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    7 Tips to Prepare for Your Appointment

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  2. Dr. Sankar's Experience

    Dr. Sankar's Care Philosophy

    Specialties

    • General Surgery

    Board Certifications

    • General Surgery
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    • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
    • Appendectomy, Open
    • Biopsy of Breast
    • Bone Marrow Biopsy
    • Colectomy
    • Decortication and Pleurectomy
    • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
    • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
    • Excision of Breast Tumor
    • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
    • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
    • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
    • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
    • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
    • Laparotomy
    • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
    • Mastectomy
    • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
    • Paraesophageal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
    • Parathyroidectomy
    • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
    • Port Placements or Replacements
    • Removal of Arteriovenous Shunt for Renal Dialysis
    • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
    • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy & Control of Hemorrhage)
    • Renal Transplant and Nephrectomy
    • Splenectomy
    • Splenectomy and Splenorrhaphy
    • Thoracentesis
    • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
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    • Tracheal Surgery
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    2
    • Anal and Rectal Cancer
    • Anal Fissure
    • Anorectal Abscess
    • Appendicitis
    • Atelectasis
    • Breast Cancer
    • Breast Lump
    • Carcinoma in Situ
    • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
    • Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
    • Colon Cancer
    • Colorectal Cancer
    • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
    • Diverticulitis
    • Empyema
    • Esophageal Cancer
    • Esophageal Varices
    • Gallbladder Diseases
    • Graft vs Host Disease
    • Hemorrhoids
    • Hernia
    • Hyperparathyroidism
    • Incisional Hernia
    • Inguinal Hernia
    • Intestinal Abscess
    • Intestinal Obstruction
    • Liver Cancer
    • Lung Cancer
    • Pancreatic Cancer
    • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
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    • Pleural Effusion
    • Rib Fracture
    • Secondary Malignancies
    • Skin Cancer
    • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
    • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
    • Ulcerative Colitis
    • Umbilical Hernia
    • Ventral Hernia
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    Background Check for Dr. Sankar

    0 Malpractice Claims

    • No malpractice history found for Texas.
    • No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

    0 Board Actions

    • No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.
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    Awards & Recognitions

    Awards

    Media & Publications

    • Texas Monthly Super Doc 2006,2007,2008 and 2011
    • Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society
    • Donald W. Duncan Memorial Award in Anatomy
    • Joseph B Kass Award for Research
    • Sigma Xi Scientific Research Society
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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS MEDICAL BRANCH AT GALVESTON

    Internship Hospital

    Univ Of Texas Medical Branch Hospital

    Residency Hospital

    Utmb
    Complete in 2000
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Sankar & Staff

    • English
    • Spanish
    • Tamil
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  3. Dr. Sankar's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

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      St. David's North Austin Medical Center

    • St. David's Round Rock Medical Center

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    Patients’ risk of dying during a hospital stay for heart bypass surgery could be 85.2% lower, on average, at a hospital rated 5 stars compared to a hospital rated 1 star for that procedure. Choosing the right hospital is critical to your health. View Slideshow

  4. Patient Satisfaction

    Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Sankar

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Sankar to family and friends

    17 responses
    above
    national average

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    17 responses
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    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
    17 responses
    above
    national average
    Staff friendliness and courteousness
    16 responses
    above
    national average
    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    10 – 15 minutes 17 responses
    same as
    national average
    Experience with Dr. Sankar
    Level of trust in provider's decisions
    17 responses
    above
    national average
    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    17 responses
    above
    national average
    How well provider listens and answers questions
    17 responses
    above
    national average
    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
    17 responses
    above
    national average

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