Dr. Russell A. Hayhurst, MD

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Specializes in Ophthalmology • Male • Age 56

901 W 38th St Ste 303
Austin, TX 78705
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Hospital Quality

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Seton Medical Center Austin
1201 West 38th Street
Austin, TX 78705
Seton Northwest Hospital
11113 Research Boulevard
Austin, TX 78759

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Appointments & Offices

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Accepting new patients?

  • Yes
The Glaucoma Institute of Austin
Glaucoma Institute of Austin
901 W 38th St Ste 303
Austin, TX 78705
Glaucoma Institute of Austin
1905 SW H K Dodgen Loop
Temple, TX 76502
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    Dr. Hayhurst's Experience

    Dr. Hayhurst's Care Philosophy

    Specialties

    • Ophthalmology

    Board Certifications

    • Ophthalmology
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    • Anterior Vitrectomy
    • Cataract Removal Surgery
    • Contact Lens Services
    • Coreoplasty
    • Eyelid Reconstruction Surgery
    • Eyelid Surgery
    • Glaucoma Surgery
    • Glaucoma Treatment
    • Intraocular Lens Implant Surgery
    • Ocular Prosthetics
    • Paracentesis of Anterior Eye
    • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
    • Scleral Reinforcement Surgery
    • Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
    • YAG Laser Capsulotomy
    2
    • Acute Endophthalmitis
    • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
    • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
    • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
    • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
    • Blepharitis
    • Blind Hypertensive Eye
    • Blind Hypotensive Eye
    • Blindness
    • Cataract
    • Chalazion
    • Chorioretinal Scars
    • Choroidal Neovascular Membranes (CNVM)
    • Congenital Glaucoma
    • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
    • Conjunctivitis
    • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
    • Corneal Ulcer
    • Degenerative Disorders of Globe
    • Diabetic Retinopathy
    • Diplopia
    • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
    • Drusen
    • Dry Eyes
    • Ectropion of Eyelid
    • Endophthalmitis
    • Entropion
    • Esotropia
    • Exotropia
    • Eye Melanoma
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    • Farsightedness
    • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
    • Glaucoma
    • Glaucoma 3, Primary Congenital, A
    • Glaucoma, Normal Tension, Susceptibility to
    • Headache
    • Hyphema
    • Hypotony of Eye
    • Keratitis
    • Lazy Eye
    • Macular Edema
    • Macular Hole
    • Malignant Neoplasm of Eye
    • Migraine
    • Nearsightedness
    • Ocular Hypertension
    • Optic Neuritis
    • Pigment Dispersion Syndrome
    • Presbyopia
    • Primary Open Angle Glaucoma
    • Progressive High Myopia
    • Pseudotumor Cerebri
    • Pterygium
    • Purulent Endophthalmitis
    • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
    • Retinal Dystrophy
    • Retinal Neovascularization
    • Retinal Vascular Occlusion
    • Retinitis Pigmentosa (RP)
    • Sarcoidosis
    • Senile Cataracts
    • Sjögren's Syndrome
    • Stye
    • Trichiasis
    • Uveitis (Iridocyclitis)
    • Visual Field Defects
    • Vitreous Hemorrhage
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    Background Check for Dr. Hayhurst

    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

    • Top Texan Physicians, 2009
    • Best Doctors in America, 2005
    • America's Top Ophthalmologists, 2012
    • America's Top Ophthalmologists, 2008
    • Best Doctors in America, 2004
    • Best Doctors in America, 2007
    • Top Texan Physicians, 2012
    • Best Doctors in America, 2003
    • Best Doctors in America, 2010
    • Best Doctors in America, 2006
    • Time-dependent actions of aldosterone and amiloride on Na-K-ATPase of cortical collecting duct., 1988
    • Sodium-dependent modulation of the renal Na-K-ATPase: Influence of mineralocorticoids on the cortical collecting duct., 1985
    • Functional differentiation of cell types of cortical collecting duct., 1985
    5

    Education & Training

    Medical School

    University Of Texas Medical School At Houston
    Graduated in 1988

    Internship Hospital

    University Of Texas At Health Science Center At Houston
    Complete in 1990

    Residency Hospital

    Mount Sinai Medical Center
    Complete in 1993

    Fellowship Hospital

    Mount Sinai Medical Center
    Complete in 1994
    Washington University
    Complete in 1989

    Undergraduate Schools

    Pomona College
    Graduated in 1980
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Hayhurst & Staff

    • English
    • Spanish
  2. Healthgrades

    9 Facts About Hospital Quality

    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

    Dr. Hayhurst'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 5 hospitals where Dr. Hayhurst has admitting privileges:

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    • Central Texas Medical Center

    • Dell Children's Medical Center of Central Texas

    • Seton Medical Center Austin

    • Seton Northwest Hospital

    • St. David's South Austin Medical Center

  3. Healthgrades

    8 Facts About Patient Satisfaction Surveys

    Patient satisfaction surveys provide a standardized way of reporting about healthcare experiences. But there can be more than meets the eye when reviewing scores. Here's what you should know

    Patient Satisfaction

    Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Hayhurst

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Hayhurst to family and friends

    6 responses
    above
    national average

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    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
    6 responses
    above
    national average
    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
    6 responses
    above
    national average
    Staff friendliness and courteousness
    6 responses
    above
    national average
    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    10 – 15 minutes 6 responses
    shorter than
    national average
    Experience with Dr. Hayhurst
    Level of trust in provider's decisions
    7 responses
    above
    national average
    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    6 responses
    above
    national average
    How well provider listens and answers questions
    6 responses
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    national average
    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
    6 responses
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    7 Tips to Prepare for Your Appointment

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    Appointments & Offices

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    Is Dr. Hayhurst accepting new patients?

    • Yes.

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    Office Locations

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    The Glaucoma Institute of Austin
    Glaucoma Institute of Austin
    901 W 38th St Ste 303
    Austin, TX 78705
    (866) 738-8467 (Office)
    (512) 452-8440 (Fax)
    B
    The Glaucoma Institute of Austin
    Glaucoma Institute of Austin
    1905 SW H K Dodgen Loop
    Temple, TX 76502
    (866) 738-8467 (Office)
    (512) 452-8440 (Fax)
    C
    The Glaucoma Institute of Austin
    Glaucoma Institute of Austin
    511 Oakwood Blvd Ste 203
    Round Rock, TX 78681
    (866) 738-8467 (Office)
    (512) 452-8467 (Fax)
    D
    The Glaucoma Institute of Austin
    Glaucoma Institute of Austin
    2006 US Highway 281
    Marble Falls, TX 78654
    (866) 738-8467 (Office)
    (512) 452-8440 (Fax)
    E
    Glaucoma Institute of Austin
    1180 Seton Pkwy Ste 200
    Kyle, TX 78640
    (866) 738-8467 (Office)
    (512) 452-8440 (Fax)
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    The Glaucoma Institute of Austin
    Glaucoma Institute of Austin
    1433 W Highway 290
    Dripping Springs, TX 78620
    (866) 738-8467 (Office)
    (512) 452-8440 (Fax)
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    Glaucoma Institute of Austin
    1300 Wonder World Dr
    San Marcos, TX 78666
    (866) 738-8467 (Office)
    (512) 452-8440 (Fax)
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