Dr. Phillip Church, MD

Vascular Surgery •  Male • Age 71

  
Accepting new patients

Dr. Phillip Church, MD is a Vascular Surgery Specialist in Austin, TX and has over 45 years of experience in the medical field. Dr. Church has more experience with Carotid Artery Disease or Carotid Endarterectomy, Arteriovenous Malformation (AVM), and Peripheral Vascular Disorders than other specialists in his area. He graduated from University of Texas Southwestern Medical S medical school in 1975. He is affiliated with medical facilities such as St. David's North Austin Medical Center and Heart Hospital of Austin. He is accepting new patients. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Church to book an appointment.


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Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgeons

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(512) 459-8753
Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgeon1010 W 40TH ST Austin, TX 78756
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Bill bates in Fischer, TX – May 08, 2019
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Dr. CHURCH is a wonderful surgeon. He's very patient and compassionate. I appreciate his care of my son.
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Donna LANE in Ocala, FL – May 14, 2017
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He performed the first rib resection with no complications and recovery is going better than expected. Amazing Doctor that truly cares. Listens and answers all questions.
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Austin, TX – May 16, 2016
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Dr. Church performed emergency surgery on my husband that had been life flighted. He took so much time with me and my husband's aunt explaining everything to us. He rocked and his bedside manner was one of the best I have ever seen!
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Dr. Church accepts the following insurance:

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Practice Areas

Carotid Artery Disease or Carotid Endarterectomy

Carotid artery disease specialists diagnose and treat blockages in the main blood vessels to the brain caused by build-up of plaque. One treatment option is carotid endartectomy, in which surgeons remove the clogged lining of the carotid arteries.

Typically treats 64% more than their peers

Based on claims data for 2 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Carotid Artery Disease
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Church treats Carotid Artery Disease more than 65% of their peers

Dr. Church treats this condition more than 65% of their peers

Carotid Endarterectomy (CEA) or Excision of Infected Graft
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normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Church performs Carotid Endarterectomy (CEA) or Excision of Infected Graft more than 63% of their peers

Dr. Church performs this procedure more than 63% of their peers

Arteriovenous Malformation (AVM)

Arteriovenous malformation (AVM) specialists diagnose and treat abnormal blood vessel connections between arteries and veins that result in damage or death of body tissue and nerve cells.

Typically treats 48% more than their peers

Based on claims data for 2 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Arteriovenous Shunt Creation
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Church performs Arteriovenous Shunt Creation more than 74% of their peers

Dr. Church performs this procedure more than 74% of their peers

Removal of Arteriovenous Shunt for Renal Dialysis
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Church performs Removal of Arteriovenous Shunt for Renal Dialysis more than 40% of their peers

Dr. Church performs this procedure more than 40% of their peers

Arteriovenous Fistula Repair
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normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Church performs Arteriovenous Fistula Repair more than 22% of their peers

Dr. Church performs this procedure more than 22% of their peers

Peripheral Vascular Disorders

Peripheral vascular disorder specialists diagnose and treat narrowing or blockages in the blood vessels outside the heart, most commonly caused by atherosclerosis, a buildup of plague inside the blood vessel wall.

Typically treats 62% more than their peers

Based on claims data for 5 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Church treats Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD) more than 92% of their peers

Dr. Church treats this condition more than 92% of their peers

Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Church treats Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis more than 86% of their peers

Dr. Church treats this condition more than 86% of their peers

Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
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normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Church treats Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm more than 51% of their peers

Dr. Church treats this condition more than 51% of their peers

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Dr. Church's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA)
  • Aneurysm
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Repair, Open or Repair of Arterial Aneurysm, Open
  • Arteriovenous Fistula Repair
  • Arteriovenous Shunt Creation
  • Atherosclerosis
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Carotid Artery Stent Placement
  • Carotid Endarterectomy (CEA) or Excision of Infected Graft
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Dialysis Access Procedures
  • Embolectomy, Thrombectomy, or Vessel Exploration
  • Endovascular Repair of Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm
  • Endovascular Repair of Aorta
  • Endovascular Repair of Visceral Aorta
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Peripheral Arterial Disease of Extremities
  • Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Peripheral Artery Bypass
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Removal of Arteriovenous Shunt for Renal Dialysis
  • Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
  • Revision of Arteriovenous Shunt for Renal Dialysis
  • Thoracoabdominal Aortic Aneurysm
  • Thromboendarterectomy or Excision of Infected Graft
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vascular Duplex Ultrasonography and Plethysmography
  • Vascular Surgical Procedure
  • Vascular Transcatheter Embolization
  • Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Venous Insufficiency

About Me

Biography

Phillip J. Church, M.D., F.A.C.S. is originally from Milwaukee, Wisconsin. He received his medical degree from the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas and completed his general surgery residency at the University of Texas H...

Specialties

  • Vascular Surgery

Board Certifications

Education

1981
University of California At San Francisco
Fellowship Hospital
1980
University of Texas Health Science Center at Dallas, Affiliated Hospitals
Residency Hospital
1976
University of Texas Health Science Center at Dallas, Affiliated Hospitals
Internship Hospital
1975
University of Texas Southwestern Medical S
Medical School
1971
Southern Methodist University
Undergraduate School

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

Awards

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Affiliated Hospitals

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St. David's North Austin Medical Center

Austin, TX

78% Patient experience rating, 9% higher than the national average

  • Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2020, 2019)
  • Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2019, 2018)

Heart Hospital of Austin

Austin, TX
  • Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2020, 2019, 2018)
  • Vascular Surgery Excellence Award™ (2019, 2018)
  • America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™ (2018)
  • America's 50 Best Hospitals Award™ (2018)

St. David's Medical Center

Austin, TX

79% Patient experience rating, 10% higher than the national average

  • Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2020, 2019, 2018)
  • Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2020, 2019, 2018)
  • Vascular Surgery Excellence Award™ (2019, 2018)
  • America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™ (2018)
  • America's 50 Best Hospitals Award™ (2018)

St. David's South Austin Medical Center

Austin, TX

71% Patient experience rating, 2% higher than the national average

  • Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2020, 2019, 2018)

Dell Seton Medical Center at The University of Texas

Austin, TX

76% Patient experience rating, 7% higher than the national average

Seton Medical Center Austin

Austin, TX

72% Patient experience rating, 3% higher than the national average

Seton Medical Center Hays

Kyle, TX

75% Patient experience rating, 6% higher than the national average

  • Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2020)
  • Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2018)

Seton Medical Center Williamson

Round Rock, TX

74% Patient experience rating, 5% higher than the national average

  • Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2018)

The Hospital At Westlake Medical Center

West Lake Hills, TX

75% Patient experience rating, 6% higher than the national average