Dr. Thomas A. Carlson, MD

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Specializes in Interventional Cardiology • Male • Age 56

Austin Heart, PLLC
3801 N Lamar Blvd Ste 300
Austin, TX 78756
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Dr. Carlson's Offices

Austin Heart, PLLC
Medical Park Tower- Austin Heart
3801 N Lamar Blvd Ste 300
Austin, TX 78756
  • New Patient:
    1-800-494-8309
    Existing Patient:
    (512) 458-1006
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Dr. Carlson's Specialties

Procedures Dr. Carlson Performs

  • Ablation for Treatment of Cardiac Arrhythmias
  • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
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Hospital Quality

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Heart Hospital of Austin
3801 N Lamar Blvd
Austin, TX 78756
St. David's Medical Center
919 E 32nd St
Austin, TX 78705

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Patient Satisfaction

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    Phone & Address

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    Is Dr. Carlson accepting new patients?

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    Austin Heart, PLLC
    Medical Park Tower- Austin Heart
    3801 N Lamar Blvd Ste 300
    Austin, TX 78756
    New Patient:
    1-800-494-8309
    Existing Patient:
    (512) 458-1006
    Contact Information
    (512) 458-6492 (Fax)
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    Accepted Insurances

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    • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.
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  2. Dr. Carlson's Experience

    Dr. Carlson's Care Philosophy

    Specialties

    • Interventional Cardiology
    • Cardiology

    Board Certifications

    • Cardiovascular Disease
    • Interventional Cardiology
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    • Ablation for Treatment of Cardiac Arrhythmias
    • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
    • Cardiac Electrophysiology
    • Cardiac Imaging
    • Cardiac MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) of Heart or Chest
    • Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
    • Cardiac Procedure
    • Cardioversion, Elective
    • Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
    • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
    • Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
    • Coronary Stenting
    • Echocardiography
    • Impella Device
    • Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
    • Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
    • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
    • Peripheral Vascular Intervention
    • Thoracentesis
    • Thrombolysis
    • Tilt Testing or Cardiac Event Monitors
    • Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)
    • Vascular Duplex Ultrasonography and Plethysmography
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    • Abnormal Heart Beat
    • Achalasia
    • Aneurysm and Dissection of Heart
    • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
    • Aortic Aneurysm
    • Aortic Dissection
    • Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
    • Aortic Valve Disease
    • Arrhythmias
    • Autonomic Disorders
    • Cardiomegaly
    • Cardiomyopathy
    • Cardiopulmonary Conditions
    • Cardiovascular Diseases
    • Carotid Artery Disease
    • Congenital Heart Disease
    • Congestive Heart Failure
    • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
    • Endocarditis
    • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
    • Heart Disease
    • Heart Disease in Women
    • Heart Palpitations
    • Hyperlipidemia
    • Hypertension
    • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
    • Hypertensive Heart Disease
    • Hypotension
    • Marfan Syndrome
    • Mitral Valve Disease
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    • Pericardial Disease
    • Pulmonary Hypertension
    • Pulmonary Valve Disease
    • Secondary Hypertension
    • Septal Defect
    • Symptoms, Heart
    • Syncope
    • Tricuspid Valve Disease
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    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

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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    University of Minnesota Medical School
    Graduated in 1988

    Internship Hospital

    Wilford Hall Med Center
    Complete in 1989

    Residency Hospital

    Wilford Hall Usaf Hospital
    Complete in 1991

    Fellowship Hospital

    Scripps Green Hospital
    St Luke's Episcopal Hospital

    Undergraduate Schools

    University of Minnesota Medical School
    Graduated in 1987
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Carlson & Staff

    • English
    • Spanish
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  3. Dr. Carlson's Hospital Quality

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    • Seton Medical Center Austin

    • Seton Northwest Hospital

    • St. David's Medical Center

    • St. David's Round Rock Medical Center

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  4. Patient Satisfaction

    Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Carlson

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    Likelihood to Recommend

    4.4
    • 7 responses

    4.4 out of 5

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Carlson to family and friends

    4.4 out of 5

    7 responses

    Dr. Carlson's Office & Staff

    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments

    4.8 out of 5

    6 responses

    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.

    4.8 out of 5

    6 responses

    Staff friendliness and courteousness

    4.8 out of 5

    6 responses

    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)

    10 – 15 minutes

    6 responses

    Experience with Dr. Carlson

    Level of trust in provider's decisions

    4.4 out of 5

    7 responses

    How well provider explains medical condition(s)

    5 out of 5

    7 responses

    How well provider listens and answers questions

    5 out of 5

    7 responses

    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients

    4.7 out of 5

    7 responses

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