Dr. Erle H. Austin, MD

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Dr. Erle H. Austin, MD

Cardiothoracic Surgery | Male

UofL Physicians - Cardiothoracic Surgery 201 Abraham Flexner Way Ste 1200, Louisville, KY 40202 Get Directions
(502) 588-6000

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  • General Surgerynull
  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgerynull
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  • Fellowship Hospital
  • Undergraduate School
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      Specialties

      • Cardiothoracic Surgery
      • Surgery

      Board Certifications

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      • Congenital Cardiac Surgery
      • General Surgery
      • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery

      Conditions Treated

      • Aortic Aneurysm
      • Aortic Valve Disease
      • Arrhythmias
      • Cardiomegaly
      • Coarctation of the Aorta
      • Congenital Heart Defects
      • Congenital Heart Disease
      • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
      • Heart Disease
      • Mitral Valve Disease
      • Pulmonary Embolism
      • Pulmonary Valve Disease
      • Septal Defect

      Procedures Performed

      • Aortic Repair, Open or Repair of Arterial Aneurysm, Open
      • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
      • Cardiac Electrophysiology
      • Cardiac Shunting Procedures With or Without Aortic Repair or Coronary Anomaly Repair
      • Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
      • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
      • Heart Defect Repair
      • Heart Surgery
      • Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)

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      Education

      • Medical School
        Harvard Medical School

        Graduated in 1974

      • Residency Hospital
        Duke University Medical Center
      • Fellowship Hospital
        Children's Hospital Medical Center-Boston

      Awards & Recognition

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      Languages Spoken

      • English
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      • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
      • Specializes in Cardiothoracic Surgery
      • Board certified in Congenital Cardiac Surgery, General Surgery and Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery
      • Malpractice claims in Kentucky not available
      • No sanctions found
      • No board actions found
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      Dr. Austin's Office & Staff

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      Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
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      Dr. Austin's Care Philosophy

      At University of Louisville Physicians, we serve our patients and their families with compassionate, personalized attention and are dedicated to providing the most innovative, advanced health care in the region.