Dr. Patricia Austin, MD

Dr. Patricia Austin, MD

Ophthalmology  |  
Female  |  
Age 69
(3)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Patricia Austin, MD is an ophthalmology doctor who practices in Walnut Creek, CA. She is 69 years old and has been practicing for 43 years.

1270 Arroyo Way

Walnut Creek, CA 94596

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Guardian
  • Health Net
  • 5 More

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Top Care Areas

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Glaucoma
very high
more than 95% of peers
Pterygium
very high
more than 90% of peers
Ocular Hypertension
high
more than 89% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Austin "As as Ophthalmologist, I believe that patients deserve good quality care. Our eyes are one of the most important gifts and we need have them checked regularly."
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Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
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Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*
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Conditions Treated

  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Astigmatism
  • Blepharitis
  • Blocked Tear Duct
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cataract
  • Chalazion
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Diabetic Eye Disease
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Eye Disease
  • Eye Infections
  • Eye Injuries
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Eyelid Growth
  • Farsightedness
  • Floaters
  • Glaucoma
  • Hyphema
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Lazy Eye
  • Migraine
  • Nearsightedness
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Pinguecula
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Presbyopia
  • Pterygium
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Stye
  • Tear Duct Disorders
  • Trichiasis
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage

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Procedures

  • Blepharoplasty
  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Excision of Chalazion
  • Eye Examination
  • Eye Procedure
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Glaucoma Treatment
  • Intraocular Lens Implant Surgery
  • Pterygium Surgery
  • YAG Laser Capsulotomy

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

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

  • University Of Nebraska
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1970
  • Roy J Lucille a Carver College Of Medicine At University Of Iowa
    Medical School | Graduated 1974
  • University Of California San Francisco
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1974
  • University Of California San Francisco
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1979

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Austin has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Austin's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Austin to family and friends
4.3
based on 3 total reviews (1 with a comment)
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
    10 to 15 minutes
Patient Comments (1)
in Walnut Creek, CA |
Dr Austin is an outstanding ophthalmologist. Her Pacific Eye Care Center is well run with a first-rate staff. My cataract surgery went very well with excellent results. I recommend her very highly.
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Dr. Austin accepts 14 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
    CaliforniaCare HMO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
    Blue Cross Blue Shield of California PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
    Worker's Compensation WC
  • Guardian
  • Health Net
    Covered California - Bronze PPO
    Covered California Small Group PPO
    Health Net HMO
    Health Net PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • Medicare
    Medicare Advantage PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • Tricare
    Prime
    Standard
    TriCare for Life
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice Plus POS
    Options PPO

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Hospitals where Dr. Austin has admitting privileges

John Muir Medical Center - Concord
2540 East St
Concord, CA 94520
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John Muir Medical Center - Walnut Creek
1601 Ygnacio Valley Rd
Walnut Creek, CA 94598
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