Dr. Mary Austin, MD

Dr. Mary Austin, MD

Pediatric Surgery  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 44
Dr. Mary Austin, MD is a pediatric surgery specialist in Houston, TX and has been practicing for 8 years. She graduated from VANDERBILT UNIV SCH OF MED in 2000 and specializes in pediatric surgery, surgical oncology, and more.Read her story

6410 Fannin St Ste 950

Houston, TX 77030

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  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • Humana Health Plan of Texas

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This content was provided by Dr. Austin "Dr. Mary Austin is an Assistant Professor in both the Department of Pediatric Surgery at The University of Texas Medical School at Houston and in Surgical Oncology and Pediatrics at the UT M.D. Anderson Cancer Center. She completed her Surgery residency at Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville, Tennessee. During residency, Dr. Austin also received a Masters in Public Health from the Vanderbilt University School of Medicine. She completed her Surgical Critical Care and Pediatric Surgery training at Children's Hospital Los Angeles in July 2010. Dr. Austin is board certified in Surgery, Surgical Critical Care and Pediatric Surgery. She has a special interest in pediatric surgical oncology, surgical critical care including ECMO, and clinical research. Her research focus is clinical outcomes research in the field of pediatric surgical oncology. She is also interested in identifying geographic and socioeconomic barriers to care for pediatric cancer patients and working to dissolve these barriers."
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7  Specialties

  • Pediatric Surgery
  • Fetal Medicine
  • Gastroenterological Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Pediatric Critical Care Surgery
  • Surgical Oncology

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Austin does not have any board certifications listed.

23  Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abscess
  • Anal Disorders
  • Anal Fistula
  • Appendicitis
  • Cloacal Anomaly
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Enterocutaneous Fistula
  • Esophageal Atresia
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophageal Fistula
  • Gallbladder Diseases
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Inguinal Hernia
  • Intestinal Atresia
  • Meckel's Diverticulum
  • Ovarian Cysts
  • Pediatric Cancer
  • Pediatric Hernia
  • Pyloric Stenosis
  • Testicular Torsion
  • Umbilical Hernia
  • Undescended Testicles

18  Procedures

  • Abscess Incision and Drainage
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Circumcision
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Gallbladder Removal
  • Hernia Repair
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
  • Laparoscopic Oncology Procedure
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Ovarian Cystectomy
  • Pediatric Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Pediatric Surgical Procedures
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Testicular Surgery
  • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy

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.


  • Duke University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1996
    Medical School | Graduated 2000
  • Vanderbilt University Med Ctr
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2001
  • Vanderbilt University Sch of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 2005
  • Vanderbilt University Med Ctr
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2007
  • Children's Hospital Los Angeles
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2010

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Languages Spoken

  • English

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What People Say About Dr. Mary Austin, MD
Dr Austin’s team is a GODSEND!!!! They have twice saved from son from having unnecessary surgery. We were told twice in Dallas our son needed surgery (once for his diaphragm another to relocate his stomach). Both times we sent Dr. Austin his X-rays and she saved him from it. No one understands his...Read More
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