Dr. Colleen Austin, MD

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Dr. Colleen Austin, MD

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Oncology | Female

Atlanta Cancer Care Center 5670 Peachtree Dunwoody Rd # 11, Atlanta, GA 30342 Get Directions
(404) 851-2300

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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.Read more

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Likelihood of recommending Dr. Austin to family and friends
2.8
based on 28 total surveys (2 with reviews)
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Experience with Dr. Austin
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  • How well provider explains medical condition(s)
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  • How well provider listens and answers questions
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  • Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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Dr. Austin's Office & Staff
  • Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
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  • Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
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  • Staff friendliness and courteousness
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  • Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    16 – 30 minutes (25)
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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.
in Jasper ga |
She is the most cold hearted and cruel dr I ever met. My mother had stage 4 lung cancer and never returned my calls. She told me my mother wasn't her only patient when I finally was able to talk to her. After my moms scan, she was supposed to call me back with the results and never did, I tried to get an appointment for my mom to find out what was going on. After several weeks with no treatment after her radiation and chemo and no appt, my mom had passed the morning of the appt I finally got
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Specialties

  • Oncology
  • Medical Oncology

Board Certifications

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  • Internal Medicine
  • Medical Oncology

Conditions Treated

  • Acute Leukemia
  • Adrenal Gland Cancer
  • All Lymphoma
  • Anal and Rectal Cancer
  • Anal Disorders
  • Anemia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bladder Cancer
  • Bleeding Disorders
  • Blood Disorders
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Breast Cancer
  • Breast Diseases
  • Cancer
  • Central Nervous System Lymphoma
  • Cervical Cancer
  • Chronic Myeloid Leukemia (CML)
  • Coagulation Disorders (incl. Hemophilia)
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • ENT Cancer
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Eye Cancer
  • Gallbladder and Biliary Tract Cancer
  • Gallbladder Cancer
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gynecologic Cancer
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Hemophilia
  • Hodgkin's Disease
  • Hypercoagulable State
  • Immune Thrombocytopenic Purpura (ITP)
  • Kaposi's Sarcoma
  • Kidney Cancer
  • Laryngeal Cancer
  • Leukocytosis
  • Liver Cancer
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lymphoma, Large-Cell
  • Lymphosarcoma
  • Macroglobulinemia (incl. Waldenstrom's )
  • Mantle Cell Lymphoma
  • Marginal Zone Lymphoma
  • Mediastinal Tumors, Malignant
  • Mediastinal Tumors, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Melanoma
  • Mycosis Fungoides
  • Myelodysplastic Syndromes
  • Myeloma
  • 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
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinoblastoma
  • Salivary Gland Cancer
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Skin Cancer
  • Small Intestine Cancer
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
  • Squamous Cell Carcinoma
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Stomach Cancer
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Thalassemia
  • Throat Cancer (Hypopharyngeal)
  • Thrombocytosis
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Tongue Cancer
  • Urinary Disorders
  • Uterine Cancer
  • Uterine Diseases
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vertebral Column Tumors

Procedures Performed

  • Bone Marrow Biopsy
  • Thoracentesis

Background Check

  • 0
    Malpractice Claims

    No malpractice history found for Georgia.

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  • 0
    Sanctions

    No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

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  • 0
    Board Actions

    No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

    What are board actions

Education

  • Medical School
    SUNY Upstate Medical University (Syracuse)

    Graduated in 1977

  • Residency Hospital
    Grady Memorial Hospital

    Completed in 1980

  • Fellowship Hospital
    Emory University

    Completed in 1982

Awards & Recognition

  • Awards & Honors
    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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  • Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English

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Dr. Austin's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Oncology
  • Board certified in Internal Medicine and Medical Oncology
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Dr. Austin's Office & Staff

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Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
Staff friendliness and courteousness
Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
16 – 30 minutes

Experience with Dr. Austin

Level of trust in provider's decisions
How well provider explains medical condition(s)
How well provider listens and answers questions
Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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Dr. Austin's Care Philosophy

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.