Dr. Aravind Sankar, MD

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Specializes in General Surgery • Male • Age 46

Surgical Associates of Austin PA
12201 Renfert Way Ste 335
Austin, TX 78758
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Dr. Sankar's Offices

Surgical Associates of Austin PA
Surgical Associates of Austin PA
12201 Renfert Way Ste 335
Austin, TX 78758
  • New Patient:
    1-800-494-8309
    Existing Patient:
    (512) 836-3210
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Dr. Sankar's Experience

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Dr. Sankar's Care Philosophy

Dr. Sankar's Specialties

  • General Surgery

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Hospital Quality

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St. David's North Austin Medical Center
12221 North Mopac Expressway
Austin, TX 78758
St. David's Medical Center
919 E 32nd St
Austin, TX 78705

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    Phone & Address

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    Is Dr. Sankar accepting new patients?

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    Surgical Associates of Austin PA
    12201 Renfert Way Ste 335
    Austin, TX 78758
    New Patient:
    1-800-494-8309
    Existing Patient:
    (512) 836-3210
    Contact Information
    (512) 472-9688 (Fax)
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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
    • Arteriovenous Shunt Creation
    • Biopsy of Breast
    • Bone Marrow Biopsy
    • Breast Surgical Procedure
    • Colectomy
    • Colon and Rectal Surgery
    • Decortication and Pleurectomy
    • Destruction of Anal Tumor
    • Dialysis Access Procedures
    • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
    • Embolectomy, Thrombectomy, or Vessel Exploration
    • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
    • Esophageal Surgery
    • Excision of Breast Tumor
    • Excision of Skin Lesion
    • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
    • Gallbladder Removal
    • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
    • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Open
    • Gastroenterology Procedures
    • Head and Neck Surgery
    • Heart Surgery
    • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
    • Hernia Repair
    • Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
    • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
    • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
    • Kidney Surgery
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    • Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy With Robotic Assistance
    • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
    • Laparotomy
    • Lung Surgery
    • 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 and Control of Hemorrhage)
    • Renal Transplant and Nephrectomy
    • Splenectomy
    • Splenectomy and Splenorrhaphy
    • Thoracentesis
    • Thyroidectomy
    • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
    • Tracheal Surgery
    • Vaginal Surgery
    • Vascular Surgical Procedure
    • Wound Repair
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    • Appendicitis
    • Breast Cancer
    • Colon Cancer
    • Diverticulitis
    • Gallbladder Diseases
    • Hernia
    • Skin Cancer
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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

    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
    • 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

    Media & Publications

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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    University of Texas

    Internship Hospital

    Univ of Texas Medical Branch Hospital

    Residency Hospital

    University of Texas Medical Branch
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Sankar & Staff

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

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    • St. David's Round Rock Medical Center

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    • St. David's South Austin Medical Center

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  4. Patient Satisfaction

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    Likelihood to Recommend

    4.4
    • 13 responses

    4.4 out of 5

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Sankar to family and friends

    4.4 out of 5

    13 responses

    Dr. Sankar's Office & Staff

    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments

    4.8 out of 5

    12 responses

    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.

    4.8 out of 5

    12 responses

    Staff friendliness and courteousness

    4.9 out of 5

    12 responses

    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)

    10 – 15 minutes

    12 responses

    Experience with Dr. Sankar

    Level of trust in provider's decisions

    4.4 out of 5

    13 responses

    How well provider explains medical condition(s)

    4.4 out of 5

    13 responses

    How well provider listens and answers questions

    4.8 out of 5

    12 responses

    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients

    4.8 out of 5

    12 responses

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