Dr. Joseph Austin, MD

Dr. Joseph Austin, MD

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

1135 116th Ave NE Ste 605

Bellevue, WA 98004

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

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

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Top Care Areas

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

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

Dr. Austin's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

1  Specialties

  • Cardiac 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

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Washington.

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

  • 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

Dr. Austin has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Italian

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Austin's Reviews

5.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Austin to family and friends
3 total reviews

Likelihood to Recommend (3)

  • 5
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  • 4
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  • 3
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Dr. Austin'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

    Under 10 minutes
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