Dr. Colleen Austin, MD

Dr. Colleen Austin, MD

Oncology  |  
Female  |  
Age 67
(33)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Colleen Austin, MD is an oncology doctor who practices in Atlanta, GA. She is 67 years old and has been practicing for 40 years.

5670 Peachtree Dunwoody Rd # 11

Atlanta, GA 30342

Contact Information

(404) 851-2300

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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

Breast Cancer
very high
more than 99% of peers
Breast Diseases
very high
more than 99% of peers
Cancer
very high
more than 99% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Austin "Recognized as one of the top breast cancer specialists in Atlanta, Dr. Austin continues to devote a significant part of her practice to clinical research and speaking on issues related to breast cancer and women's health. In addition to her participation in the Atlanta Regional Community Clinical Oncology program, she is past president of The Georgia Society of Clinical Oncology and serves on the clinical practice committee for the American Society of Clinical Oncology. "
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Specialties

  • Oncology
  • Medical Oncology
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Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Medical Oncology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
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Conditions Treated

  • Adrenal Gland Cancer
  • All Lymphoma
  • Anal Disorders
  • Anal and Rectal Cancer
  • Anemia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bladder Cancer
  • Bleeding Disorders
  • Blood Disorders
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Breast Cancer
  • Breast Diseases
  • Burkitt's Lymphoma
  • Cancer
  • Central Nervous System Lymphoma
  • Cholangiocarcinoma
  • Chronic Myeloid Leukemia (CML)
  • Coagulation Disorders (incl. Hemophilia)
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Eye Cancer
  • Gallbladder Cancer
  • Gallbladder and Biliary Tract Cancer
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gynecologic Cancer
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Hemophilia
  • Hodgkin's Disease
  • Hypercoagulable State
  • Immune Thrombocytopenic Purpura (ITP)
  • Kidney Cancer
  • Leukocytosis
  • Liver Cancer
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Lymphoma, Large-Cell
  • Lymphosarcoma
  • Mantle Cell Lymphoma
  • Marginal Zone Lymphoma
  • Mediastinal Tumors, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Melanoma
  • Meningiomas
  • Multiple Myeloma
  • Mycosis Fungoides
  • Myelodysplastic Syndromes
  • Myeloproliferative Disorders
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Neutropenia
  • Nodular Lymphoma
  • Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma
  • Oral Cancer
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Ovarian Cancer
  • Pancreatic Cancer
  • Pancytopenia
  • Pituitary Gland Cancer
  • Pleural Cancer
  • Polycythemia Rubra Vera
  • Primary Central Nervous System Lymphoma
  • Primary Hypercoagulable State (incl. Factor V Leiden Disease)
  • Prostate Cancer
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Purpura
  • Reticulosarcoma
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinoblastoma
  • Salivary Gland Cancer
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Sickle Cell Disease
  • Skin Cancer
  • Small Intestine Cancer
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
  • Squamous Cell Carcinoma
  • Stomach Cancer
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Thalassemia
  • Thrombocytosis
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Urinary Disorders
  • Uterine Cancer
  • Uterine Diseases
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vertebral Column Tumors

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Procedures

  • Bone Marrow Biopsy
  • Plasmapheresis
  • Thoracentesis

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Georgia.

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

  • SUNY Upstate Medical University (Syracuse)
    Medical School | Graduated 1977
  • Grady Memorial Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1980
  • Emory University
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1982

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

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Austin to family and friends
3.0
based on 33 total reviews (5 with comments)
Dr. Austin's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well
    GOOD
  • Answers Questions
    GOOD
  • Time well spent
    GOOD
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    GOOD
  • Office environment
    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness
    GOOD
  • Average wait time
    16 to 30 minutes
Patient Comments (5)
in Atlanta, GA |
Dr. Austin has taken outstanding care of me since my breast care diagnosis. She is extremely knowledgeable yet caring, and takes the time to answer my questions and provide specific information based on research. She is dedicated and gifted -- one of the very best around. She treated my mom as well 12 years ago, and Mom is doing great. In addition, her Physician Assistants , Nurses, and entire staff are professional, organized, yet warm and friendly. Top-notch!
Atlanta, GA |
Dr. Austin was thorough and spent about 45 minutes with me when I had my initial appointment after transferring from another oncologist due to insurance changes. She addressed my concerns, but gave me hope for the future. I found her funny and positive.
I really should have paid more attention to the first review (which was the only review at the time), about Dr. Austin's deplorable bedside manner and attitude towards her patients. During my entire as her patient, I only saw Dr. Austin ONCE, and could never get an appointment with her after that. Not for a follow up after having my port placement, not after ASKING for some kind of follow up, nothing. When I DID finally speak with her, she was disgustingly irate. This is only half of the drama.
in Alpharetta, GA |
Very competent doctor, and polite and positive person. She always listens and responds to my complaints. I called the office when I had health problems and easily made an appt. with doctor Austin the same week. I completely trust her experience and knowledge.
in Roswell GA |
Doctor Austin is a wonderful doctor. She is very knowledgeable and caring. I was a basket case with my breast cancer and she calmed me down and explained what we were going to do. Made me feel much better.
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Austin accepts 7 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia
    Blue Choice HMO
    Blue Choice Option POS
    Blue Open Access POS
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO

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Hospitals where Dr. Austin has admitting privileges

Emory Saint Joseph's Hospital
5665 Peachtree Dunwoody Rd
Atlanta, GA 30342
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Northside Hospital
1000 Johnson Ferry Rd
Atlanta, GA 30342
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Northside Hospital - Forsyth
1200 Northside Forsyth Dr
Cumming, GA 30041
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Northside Hospital Cherokee
450 Northside Cherokee Blvd
Canton, GA 30115
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