Dr. Chad Austin, MD

Dr. Chad Austin, MD

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Age 41
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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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Background Check

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Dr. Austin's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Austin treats Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Austin treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Chronic Pain
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Austin treats Chronic Pain more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Austin treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Spondylosis
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Austin treats Spondylosis more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Austin treats this condition more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Austin's conditions and procedures:

Achilles Tendinitis
Adhesive Capsulitis
All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
Arthritis
Autoimmune Diseases
Back Pain
Baker’s Cyst
Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
Bone Disorders
Brain Disorders
Bursitis
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Cervical Spine Myelopathy
Chronic Neck Pain
Chronic Pain
Chronic Pelvic Pain
Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
Degenerative Disc Disease
Elbow Injuries
Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
Fibromyalgia
Foot Conditions
Fracture
Gait Abnormality
Hand Conditions
Headache
Herniated Disc
Intervertebral Disc Disease
Knee Disorders
Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
Low Back Pain
Migraine
Myelopathy
Nerve Block, Somatic
Nerve Destruction by Neurolytic Agent
Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
Osteoarthritis of Hip
Osteoarthritis of Knee
Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
Pathological Spine Fracture
Peripheral Nerve Block
Plantar Fasciitis
Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Rheumatoid Arthritis
Sacrum Disorders
Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Scoliosis
Shoulder Disorders
Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA)
Spinal Nerve Block
Spinal Stenosis
Spine Disorders
Spine Fractures, Traumatic
Spondylitis
Spondylolisthesis
Spondylosis
Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
Trigger Finger
Upper Back Pain

About Me

Care Philosophy

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.

Specialties

  • Pain Medicine

Board Certifications

  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

Education

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

Awards

Dr. Austin's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Austin

3.9

Based on 7 reviews

5 Stars
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4 Stars
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2 Stars
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1 Star
14.285714285714286%
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Average Wait Time
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What People Say About Dr. Chad Austin, MD
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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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Insurance accepted

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Aetna
Choice Plus Test POS II
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card Test PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
Dental Blue 100/200/300
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
Commercial Insurance Company
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) Test PPO
Humana
Choice Care PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan Test PPO
PHCS Network PPO
UnitedHealthCare
Choice Plus Test POS
Navigate HMO
Navigate POS
Options PPO
United Healthcare

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