Dr. Barry Austin, MD

Dr. Barry Austin, MD

Geriatric Medicine  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 64
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Dr. Barry Austin, MD is a geriatric medicine specialist in Pittsburgh, PA and has been practicing for 39 years. He graduated from Philadelphia Coll Of Osteo Med in 1979 and specializes in geriatric medicine.

1050 Bower Hill Rd Ste 202

Pittsburgh, PA 15243

Contact Information

(412) 572-6122

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Humana
  • UPMC

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Austin performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
very high
more than 94% of peers
Stomach Diseases
very high
more than 92% of peers
Arthritis of the Elbow
very high
more than 90% of peers

Dr. Austin's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

1  Specialties

  • Geriatric Medicine

1  Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

191  Conditions Treated

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30  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Alcohol Misuse Screening and Counseling
  • Alcohol or Substance Misuse Screening and Counseling
  • Anemia and Iron Deficiency Screening
  • Arterial Blood Gas Test (ABG)
  • Cardiovascular Stress Test
  • Care Coordination for Complex Conditions and Procedures
  • Cholesterol Screening
  • Dementia or Depression Screening
  • Diabetes Counseling
  • Diabetes Screening
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Fecal Occult Blood Test for Colorectal Cancer
  • Hepatitis A Screening
  • Hepatitis B Virus Screening
  • Hepatitis C Virus Screening
  • Hepatitis Screening
  • Immunization
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Liver Function Test
  • Osteoporosis Screening
  • Paracentesis
  • Pregnancy Test
  • Prostate Cancer Screening
  • Rapid Flu Test
  • Sexually Transmitted Infections Screening
  • Syphilis Screening
  • Thyroid Screening
  • Wellness Examination

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Pennsylvania.

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.

Education

  • Philadelphia Coll Of Osteo Med
    Medical School | Graduated 1979

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Austin has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Austin's Reviews

4.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Austin to family and friends
12 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (12)

  • 5
    (7)
  • 4
    (2)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (2)
  • 1
    (1)

Dr. Austin's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    GOOD
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

Gives ambien out like M&Ms! If you need something no other ethical dr. will give you, make sure to see this dude!
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Dr Austin is very pleasant and explains why certain tests and procedures are needed.
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