Dr. David K. Austin, MD

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Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery • Male • Age 51

1 Guthrie Sq
Sayre, PA 18840
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Dr. Austin's Experience

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Dr. Austin's Specialties

Procedures Dr. Austin Performs

Conditions Dr. Austin Treats

  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
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Hospital Quality

The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

Robert Packer Hospital
One Guthrie Square
Sayre, PA 18840
Corning Hospital
176 Denison Parkway East
Corning, NY 14830

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Patient Satisfaction

Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Austin

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Appointments & Offices

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Accepting new patients?

  • Yes
1 Guthrie Sq
Sayre, PA 18840
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    Dr. Austin's Experience

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    Specialties

    • Orthopedic Surgery

    Board Certifications

    • Orthopedic Surgery, 1998
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    • ACL (Anterior Cruciate Ligament) Surgery
    • Carpal Tunnel Release
    • De Quervain's Release
    • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
    • Elbow Fracture & Dislocation Treatment
    • Elbow Replacement
    • Foot & Ankle Fracture & Dislocation Treatment
    • Foot & Ankle Ligament & Tendon Repair
    • Hand & Wrist Fracture & Dislocation Treatment
    • Hip Fracture & Dislocation Treatment
    • Hip Replacement
    • Hip Replacement Revisions
    • Hip Resurfacing
    • Joint Drainage
    • Knee & Leg Fracture & Dislocation Treatment
    • Knee Arthroscopy
    • Knee Replacement
    • Knee Replacement Revisions
    • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
    • Nerve Block, Somatic
    • Neuroplasty
    • Non-Spinal Nerve Blocks
    • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
    • Shoulder Arthroscopy
    • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Steroid Injections
    • Synovial Biopsy
    • Trigger Finger Release
    • Trigger Point Injections
    • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate
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    • Wrist Fusion
    • Wrist Replacement
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    • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
    • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
    • Arm Fracture (incl. Elbow and Shoulder)
    • Brachial Plexus Palsy
    • Bunion
    • Bursitis
    • Calcium Pyrophosphate Dihydrate Deposition Disease (CPPD)
    • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
    • Chronic Neck Pain
    • Chronic Pelvic Pain
    • Clavicle Fracture
    • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
    • De Quervain's Disease
    • Degenerative Disc Disease
    • Dupuytren's Contracture
    • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
    • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
    • Foot Fracture
    • Gait Abnormality
    • Gout
    • Hammer Toe
    • Hand Fracture
    • Internal Derangement of Knee
    • Knee Dislocation (incl. Meniscal Tear)
    • Knee Fracture
    • Knee Sprain
    • Lateral & Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis & Golf Elbow)
    • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
    • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
    • Low Back Pain
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    • Osteoarthritis
    • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
    • Osteoarthritis of Hip
    • Osteoarthritis of Knee
    • Osteoarthritis of Spine
    • Osteopenia
    • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
    • Pathological Spine Fracture
    • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
    • Plantar Fasciitis
    • Pseudoarthrosis
    • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
    • Rheumatoid Arthritis
    • Rotator Cuff Tear
    • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
    • Scoliosis
    • Shoulder Dislocation
    • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
    • Spinal Stenosis
    • Spondylitis
    • Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE)
    • Trigger Finger
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    Background Check for Dr. Austin

    Malpractice Claims not available

    • Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Pennsylvania.
    • 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

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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    Hahnemann University
    Graduated in 1991

    Residency Hospital

    University Hospital Suny Health Science Center

    Memberships & Professional Affiliations

    Professional Affiliations

    International Congress for Joint Reconstruction , Member
    The International Congress for Joint Reconstruction (ICJR) delivers continuing medical education to orthopedic surgeons focused on the latest operative techniques, procedures, advanced devices, and improvements in patient care. Physicians affiliated with ICJR are committed to offering patients the best treatment options available today
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Austin & Staff

    • English
    • Spanish
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    9 Facts About Hospital Quality

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    Dr. Austin's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

    Check out the quality of care at the 2 hospitals where Dr. Austin has admitting privileges:

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    • Corning Hospital

    • Robert Packer Hospital

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    Patient Satisfaction

    Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Austin

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Austin to family and friends

    3 responses
    above
    national average

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    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
    3 responses
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    national average
    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
    3 responses
    above
    national average
    Staff friendliness and courteousness
    3 responses
    above
    national average
    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    Under 10 minutes 3 responses
    shorter than
    national average
    Experience with Dr. Austin
    Level of trust in provider's decisions
    3 responses
    above
    national average
    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    3 responses
    above
    national average
    How well provider listens and answers questions
    3 responses
    above
    national average
    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
    3 responses
    above
    national average

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    Appointments & Offices

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    Is Dr. Austin accepting new patients?

    • Yes.

    What insurance does he accept?

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    • Universal American
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    Office Locations

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    1 Guthrie Sq
    Sayre, PA 18840
    (570) 888-5858 (Office)
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