Dr. Ashwin Gowda, MD

Dr. Ashwin Gowda, MD

Sleep Medicine  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 46
Dr. Ashwin Gowda, MD is a sleep medicine specialist in Austin, TX and has been practicing for 16 years. He graduated from Kempe Gowda Institute Med Science in 1995 and specializes in sleep medicine.Read his story

1221 W Ben White Blvd Ste 100A

Austin, TX 78704

Contact Information

(512) 440-5757

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Assurant Health
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • Principal Financial Group
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Dr. Gowda's Experience

Dr. Gowda's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Sleep Medicine
  • Board certified in Sleep Medicine
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found

Dr. Gowda's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Gowda "Dr. Ashwin Gowda, MD is board certified in sleep medicine and psychiatry. He has been providing care to those in South Austin since 2002, and is currently the Medical Director of Texas Sleep Medicine. He offers consultations, studies, diagnosis, and treatment for a wide range of sleep disorders including sleep apnea, insomnia, restless leg syndrome, and more. Dr. Gowda received his board certification from the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, as well as the American Board of Sleep Medicine. His education and experience also includes a one-year medical internship at Robert Wood Johnson Hospital in New Brunswick, New Jersey, and a three-year residency in psychiatry at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota. Following the completion of a fellowship in sleep medicine at SUNY (State University of New York) in Stony Brook, New York, Dr. Gowda began practicing sleep medicine, diagnosing and treating the entire spectrum of sleep disorders. Dr. Gowda believes in a total body holistic approach rather than addressing symptoms in a singular nature. Above all else, Dr. Gowda finds fulfillment in contributing to the well-being of every person he cares for."


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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Gowda "Established in 2008, Texas Sleep Medicine is a comprehensive sleep disorder center dedicated to providing high quality care to those affected by sleep disorders in the Austin, Texas area. Over 17 million Americans are affected by sleep disorders and the vast majority remain undiagnosed. The most common sleep disorders include snoring, obstructive sleep apnea, restless legs syndrome, insomnia and narcolepsy. Sleep disorders increase the risk of excessive sleepiness and fatigue during the day. There is also an increased risk of heart attacks, strokes, diabetes and high blood pressure.

Our medical director, Ashwin Gowda, MD, is board certified in sleep medicine. The center offers initial consultations to discuss your sleep concerns and is equipped to perform sleep studies in the facility and at home. Studies are necessary to help in the diagnosis of certain sleep disorders. Visit our website or contact our office to learn more about our services and to schedule your initial consultation."


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1  Specialties

  • Sleep Medicine

1  Board Certifications

  • Sleep Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology*

14  Conditions Treated

3  Procedures

  • Breath Testing
  • Evaluation and Treatment of Sleep Disorders
  • Sleep Study

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Texas.

0 Sanctions

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.


  • Kempe Gowda Institute Med Science
    Medical School | Graduated 1995
  • Rbt Wood Johnson/umdnj
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1998
  • Mayo Medical School
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2001
  • SUNY
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2002

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Gowda has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Gowda's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Gowda to family and friends
19 total reviews (4 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (19)

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  • 2
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Dr. Gowda's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

Didn't help me. Wasted my 3 month insurance trial. Told him numerous times I couldn't breathe with the machine HE THOUGHT would help. He obviously wasn't smart enough to know any better. Very aggravating! Avoid his joke of a practice if you can. Good luck!
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First let me say that Dr. Gowda is very nice and professional. His staff however is not. I went for a sleep study that did not include every thing need for an insurance claim for my BiPap. I now have to go elsewhere and it is doubtful my insurance will pay for another study. So I either pay for a...more
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I have been seeing Dr Gowda for well over a decade. He was one of the few accredited sleep doctors with an accredited sleep lab when I first saw him. That was at a time when there were many physicians working in this field who did not have accreditations either for the physician or the labs. Dr...more
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I see dr. Gowdas nurse practitioner Shane for narcolepsy and she is extremely helpful and kind. I can email through the patient portal if I have any concerns and questions and she is very responsive. The staff is very helpful and never have had a wait at any visit.
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