Dr. Robert Markus Jr, MD

Dr. Robert Markus Jr, MD

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General Surgery  |  
Male  |  
54 y/o
(15)

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Dr. Robert Markus Jr, MD is a general surgery specialist in Austin, TX and has been practicing for 23 years. He graduated from UT Southwestern/Parkland Meml Hosp in 1990 and specializes in general surgery, breast surgical oncology, and more.

Surgical Associates of Austin PA

4007 James Casey St Bldg 220

Austin, TX 78745
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Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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

Breast Diseases
high
more than 88% of peers
Gastrointestinal Diseases
high
more than 86% of peers
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
normal
more than 77% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Markus Jr "Our mission is to provide the very best medical care to our patients. We are a service-oriented practice and strive to treat all of our patients honorably, ethically, professionally and with respect."
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Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Breast Surgery
  • Breast Surgical Oncology
  • Dermatologic Surgery
  • Endocrine Surgery
  • Gastroenterological Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Surgery
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Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*
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Conditions Treated

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Procedures

  • Abdominal Surgery
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Appendectomy
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Biopsy of Breast
  • Breast Surgical Procedure
  • Colectomy
  • Colon Surgery
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Breast Tumor
  • Excision of Skin Cancer
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Gallbladder Surgery
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Hernia Repair
  • Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparotomy
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Mastectomy
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Paracentesis
  • Paraesophageal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Parathyroidectomy
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Skin Lesion Biopsy
  • Soft Tissue Tumor Removal
  • Splenectomy
  • Splenectomy and Splenorrhaphy
  • Stereotactic Breast Biopsy
  • Thyroid Surgery
  • Ultrasound-Guided Breast Biopsy
  • Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic

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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.

Education

  • The University of Texas
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1986
  • UT Southwestern/Parkland Meml Hosp
    Medical School | Graduated 1990
  • University Tenn Med Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1991
  • Tex Tech University School Med
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1995
  • University Tenn Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1992

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Markus Jr has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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

St. David's South Austin Medical Center

is a Recipient of a Healthgrades Excellence Award
Gastrointestinal Care Excellence Award

Hospital Quality Award

Dr. Markus Jr is on the medical staff at our top-rated hospital.

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Dr. Markus Jr' Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Markus Jr to family and friends
4.5
based on 15 total reviews (3 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (15)

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  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Markus Jr' 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 (3)

Greetings to all of you , As an emergency patient in huge pain and fear of the unknown, it was Dr Markus who came in from being on call... He rescued me from the first moment of eye contact. His confidence , professionalism, quick response to my situation and actions were remarkable. Felt safe...more
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I saw Dr. Markus 5 years ago and he made such an imprint on me, I felt it necessary to post a review so many years later. He was very friendly, funny, patient, and knowledgeable. Now I live in Colorado and need a surgeon, but don't think anyone will compare. I highly recommend Dr. Markus!
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Dr. Markus made me feel very comfortable during my experience. He took the time to answer all of my questions and explain to me everything that was going to be done for my surgical procedure. He has a wonderful sense of humor that also breaks the stress and tension. If I ever need a surgeon...more
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