Dr. Joseph Austin, MD

Dr. Joseph Austin, MD

General Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 63
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Dr. Joseph Austin, MD is a general surgery specialist in Bellevue, WA and has been practicing for 27 years. He graduated from McMaster University in 1982 and specializes in general surgery.

1135 116th Ave NE Ste 605

Bellevue, WA 98004

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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Group Health Cooperative (GHC)
  • MultiPlan

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Vascular Disease
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more than 67% of peers
Thrombosis
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more than 62% of peers
Heart Surgery
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more than 59% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • General Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Thoracic Surgery*

34  Conditions Treated

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23  Procedures

  • Bone Marrow Biopsy
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Decortication and Pleurectomy
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Fecal Impaction Removal
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Heart Surgery
  • Lung Surgery
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thoracoscopic Wedge Resection
  • Thromboendarterectomy or Excision of Infected Graft
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Varicose Vein Procedure
  • Vascular Surgical Procedure
  • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy
  • Wound Repair

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0 Sanctions

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Education

  • McMaster University
    Medical School | Graduated 1982
  • McMaster University
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1990
  • Hamilton Genl Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1991

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • Italian
  • English

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