Dr. Eric Acheson, MD

Dr. Eric Acheson, MD

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Bariatric Surgery  |  
Male  |  
45 y/o
(9)

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Dr. Eric Acheson, MD is a bariatric surgery doctor who practices in Round Rock, TX. He is 45 years old and has been practicing for 16 years. Dr. Acheson is affiliated with St. David's North Austin Medical Center.

Capital Surgeons Group

301 Seton Pkwy Ste 102

Round Rock, TX 78665
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Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Humana
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Dr. Acheson's Experience

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Dr. Acheson's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Bariatric Surgery
  • Board certified in General Surgery
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Specialties

  • Bariatric Surgery
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Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*
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Conditions Treated

  • Obesity
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Procedures

  • Abdominal Surgery
  • Adjustable Gastric Banding
  • Appendectomy
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Bariatric Surgery (Weight Loss Surgery)
  • Bowel Obstruction Repair
  • Breast Surgical Procedure
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Esophagomyotomy
  • Gastric Bypass Surgery, Laparoscopic
  • Gastric Restrictive With Partial Gastrectomy or Jejunojejunostomy
  • Gastric Sleeve Surgery
  • Hernia Repair
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparotomy
  • Open Gastric Restrictive Procedure
  • Sleeve Gastrectomy
  • Sleeve Gastrectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Stomach Surgery

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Texas.

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

  • Louisiana State University School Of Medicine New Orleans
    Medical School | Graduated 2001
  • Brooke Army Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Brooke Army Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Acheson has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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St. David's North Austin Medical Center

is a Recipient of a Healthgrades Excellence Award
Outstanding Patient Experience Award

Hospital Quality Award

Dr. Acheson is on the medical staff at our top-rated hospital.

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Dr. Acheson's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Acheson to family and friends
4.6
based on 9 total reviews (4 with comments)
Dr. Acheson's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well
    EXCELLENT
  • Answers Questions
    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent
    EXCELLENT
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment
    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness
    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time
    10 to 15 minutes
Patient Comments (4)
in Burnet, TX |
Dr. Acheson performed the Gastric Sleeve on me in January 2015. He did a fantastic job and I healed exceptionally well. I have since lost over 130lbs. I have recommended several friends to him that have had great success as well. He is caring, listens to you, is very knowledgeable and a GREAT motivator! I wouldn't have surgery done by anyone else!! He gave me my life back.
in Round Rock, Texas |
Dr. Acheson performed bariatric surgery on my recently and I cannot remember having a more upbeat, pleasant and professional medical provider. He is highly skilled and knowledgeable, and my surgery was an overwhelming success, to the point that I returned to work five days after my surgery with no pain and great results. I highly recommend Dr. Acheson.
in Austin, Texas |
Met him when I was in ICU at St. David's North. I had a necrotic small bowel obstruction. He believes in very good pain control both pre-surgery and post-surgery. NEVER had a moment pain!!! Very kind, professional and always had a warm, caring smile and manner. He's is THE ONLY Surgeon who I would EVER allow to touch me here in Austin!!! And an extra PLUS, he is VERY easy on the EYES, too!!!
in Austin, TX |
Dr. Acheson is dangerous. He performed a bariatric revision surgery on me in December, 2015, and he said he had done a couple before. Following surgery, I had no change to my anatomy and it was clear that Dr. Acheson did not have enough experience with this surgery to perform it. Weight loss surgery is very manageable, but please find other doctors outside of the Southwest Bariatric Group or the Capital Surgeons group that are more capable. Do you want success, or do you want them to pract
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Dr. Acheson accepts 6 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Cross
  • Cigna
  • Humana
  • UnitedHealthCare
    United Healthcare

Hospitals where Dr. Acheson has admitting privileges

St. David's North Austin Medical Center
12221 North Mopac Expressway
Austin, TX 78758
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