Dr. Chad Austin, MD

Dr. Chad Austin, MD

Pain Medicine  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 40
Dr. Chad Austin, MD is a pain medicine specialist in Vestavia, AL and has been practicing for 13 years. He graduated from Louisiana State University Health Shreveport / School Of Medicine in 2005 and specializes in pain medicine.Read his story

2868 Acton Rd

Vestavia, AL 35243

Contact Information

(205) 332-3160

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
very high
more than 99% of peers
Chronic Pain
very high
more than 99% of peers
very high
more than 98% of peers

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Dr. Austin's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Austin "Dr. Austin graduated from Louisiana Tech University with a Bachelor of Science prior to attending medical school at LSU Health Sciences Center. Upon completing an internship at Baptist Health Systems, he began residency training at the University of Alabama at Birmingham in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. Following residency, Dr. Austin pursued additional training in an Interventional Pain Management Fellowship under the direction of Richard M. Rosenthal, who is a pioneer in the use of Pulsed Radiofrequency in pain management."

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Austin "Dr. Austin's ultimate goal is to improve function and quality of life while reducing pain. He strives to establish an accurate diagnosis and incorporates cutting edge, minimally invasive procedures for targeted pain relief treatment."

1  Specialties

  • Pain Medicine

1  Board Certifications

  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
    Accredited by: American Board of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation*

47  Conditions Treated

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3  Procedures

Background Check

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  • Louisiana State University Health Shreveport / School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 2005
  • Baptist Health System
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • University Of Alabama-Birmingham (Uab)
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Utah Center For Pain Management and Research, Nexus Pain Care
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English

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What People Say About Dr. Chad Austin, MD
Dr. Austin is awesome Doctor! We like him a lot. But in the over 2 years my husband has only seen him a couple of times. Very disappointing. The Office staff is RUDE!!! Wait is always long!!! They are doing drug test every single visit witch would be fine but over 2 years, it is ridiculous. he has...Read More
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