Dr. Paul Austin, MD

Dr. Paul Austin, MD

Ophthalmology  |  
Male  |  
Age 67
(3)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Paul Austin, MD is an ophthalmology doctor who practices in Amsterdam, NY. He is 67 years old and has been practicing for 41 years. Dr. Austin is affiliated with St. Mary's Healthcare - Memorial Campus and St. Mary’s Healthcare - Amsterdam.

2470 Riverfront Ctr

Amsterdam, NY 12010

Contact Information

(518) 842-7732

Insurance Accepted

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
  • Cigna
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Excellus BlueCross BlueShield
  • MVP Health Care

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

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Top Care Areas

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

Trichiasis
high
more than 85% of peers
Glaucoma
high
more than 75% of peers
Age-Related Macular Degeneration
normal
more than 77% of peers

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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

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autoimmune Thyroid Diseases
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cataract
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Glaucoma
  • Graves' Disease
  • Headache
  • Keratitis
  • Migraine
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Pterygium
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Stye
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Trichiasis
  • Vascular Disease

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Procedures

  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
  • Vitreoretinal Surgery

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for New York.

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

  • Johns Hopkins Univ Sch Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 1976
  • Johns Hopkins
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1978
  • Eye Ear Hosp
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1981
  • Manhattan Eye-Ear Hosp
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1982

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Austin has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

Dr. Austin does not have any memberships or affiliations listed. If you are Dr. Austin and would like to add memberships or affiliations, please update your profile.

Dr. Austin's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Austin to family and friends
3.7
based on 3 total reviews (1 with a comment)
Dr. Austin's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well
    EXCELLENT
  • Answers Questions
    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent
    EXCELLENT
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment
    GOOD
  • Staff friendliness
    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time
    31 to 45 minutes
Patient Comments (1)
in Amsterdam, NY |
Dr. Austin is very through. Both my wife and I have experienced excellent care. I would highly recommend Dr. Austin to my family and friends.
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Austin accepts 6 insurance carriers
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
    Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP) HMO
  • Cigna
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
  • Excellus BlueCross BlueShield
    Excellus BlueCross BlueShield PPO
  • MVP Health Care
    MVP Health Care PPO

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

Hospitals where Dr. Austin has admitting privileges

St. Mary’s Healthcare - Amsterdam
427 Guy Park Ave
Amsterdam, NY 12010
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St. Mary's Healthcare - Memorial Campus
4988 State Highway 30
Amsterdam, NY 12010
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