Dr. Robert Nason, MD

Dr. Robert Nason, MD

Ear, Nose, and Throat  |  
Male  |  
Age 40
(20)
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Dr. Robert Nason, MD is an ear, nose, and throat doctor who practices in Austin, TX. He is 40 years old and has been practicing for 14 years. Read his story

720 W 34th St Ste 110

Austin, TX 78705

Contact Information

(512) 346-7600

Insurance Accepted

  • AARP
  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Guardian
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • 4 More

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Peritonsillar Abscess
very high
more than 96% of peers
Ear Disorders
very high
more than 92% of peers
Otitis Media
very high
more than 90% of peers

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Dr. Nason's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Nason "Robert Nason was born in the former Soviet republic of Moldova. He and his parents were resettled in Houston, Texas when he was 3 years old. He grew up in Houston and mostly in Fort Worth, Texas. He attended Rice University, graduating Magna cum Laude. He went on to obtain his medical degree from the University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston. He discovered his passion for otolaryngology in his 3rd year of medical school and went on to his residency at Washington University in Saint Louis, Missouri. He spent 5 clinical years learning ENT and another 3 years performing full-time NIH-funded bench research at the university. This experience fortified his desire to be a pure clinician as he went on to pursue a pediatric ENT fellowship at the University of California – San Diego. He came to Austin after the fellowship and has been practicing ever since. Dr. Nason is one of only 6 fellowship trained pediatric ENT's in Austin and is proud to use his knowledge to serve both the adult and pediatric populations. On a personal note, he is married with 2 children. He likes to spend his free time running and cycling. He also grew up playing tennis and ultimate frisbee."

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Nason "I pride myself on truly listening to my patients and partnering with them to find the right solution to their problems. I provide my patients with everything that I know about their problem...from labwork results to reviewing images together to discussing all available treatment options...I then educate them on the underlying pathophysiology of their problem and the important aspects relevant to their management. It is only after this point that we come up with a plan of action together. I empower my patients to be involved in every aspect of their care in a sincere fashion. The decisions I make are based on my medical knowledge and also factor in how I would treat members of my own family with similar problems. "

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Specialties

  • Ear, Nose, and Throat
  • Pediatric Otolaryngology (Ear, Nose & Throat)
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Board Certifications

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

  • Abscess
  • Acid Reflux
  • Acute Sinusitis
  • Acute Tonsillitis
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Allergic Reaction
  • Allergic Rhinitis
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Brain Disorders
  • Broken Nose
  • Cancer
  • Cholesteatoma
  • Chronic Adenoid Infection
  • Chronic Laryngitis
  • Chronic Sinusitis
  • Chronic Tonsillitis
  • Conductive Hearing Loss
  • Congenital Diseases
  • Cough
  • Deafness
  • Deviated Septum
  • Dizziness
  • Down Syndrome
  • Dysphagia
  • Ear Ache
  • Ear Disorders
  • Ear Infection
  • Earwax Buildup
  • Enlarged Turbinates
  • Eustachian Tube Dysfunction
  • Facial Fracture
  • Facial Palsy
  • Facial Skin Cancer
  • Foreign Body in Nose
  • Fracture
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Head or Neck Lump or Swelling
  • Headache
  • Hearing Loss
  • Hearing Loss Due to Noise
  • Hoarse Voice (Dysphonia)
  • Hyperacusis
  • Labyrinthitis
  • Laryngeal Cancer
  • Laryngitis
  • Larynx Conditions
  • Leukoplakia
  • Lip Cancer
  • Loss of Smell and-or Taste
  • Malignant Tumor of the Head and-or Neck
  • Maxillary and Malar Fractures
  • Meniere's Disease
  • Nasal Allergies
  • Nasal Obstruction
  • Nasal Papillomas
  • Nasal Polyp
  • Nasal Septal Perforation
  • Neck Mass
  • Neonatal Airway Difficulties
  • Nosebleed
  • Oral Cancer
  • Otitis Media
  • Otosclerosis
  • Outer Ear Infection
  • Parathyroid (Gland) Disease
  • Parathyroid (Gland) Tumor: Other than Malignant
  • Pediatric Airway Difficulties
  • Perforated Eardrum
  • Peritonsillar Abscess
  • Pharyngitis
  • Postnasal Drip
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Salivary Gland Cancer
  • Salivary Gland Diseases
  • Salivary Gland Stones and Inflammation
  • Sinus Disorders
  • Sinusitis
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Snoring
  • Sore Throat
  • Stridor
  • Throat Cancer
  • Throat Cancer (Hypopharyngeal)
  • Throat Cancer (Oropharyngeal)
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Tinnitus
  • Tongue Cancer
  • Tongue-Tie
  • Tonsil Cancer
  • Tonsillitis
  • Vertigo
  • Vocal Cord Nodule
  • Vocal Cord Paralysis
  • Vocal Cord Polyp

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Procedures

  • Ablation or Excision of Nasal Turbinates
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Adenoidectomy
  • Antrostomy and Antrotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Balloon Sinuplasty
  • Blepharoplasty
  • Cancer Surgery
  • Cervical Lymph Node Dissection
  • Cochlear Implant Insertion
  • Congenital ENT Surgery
  • Diagnostic Nasal and-or Sinus Endoscopy
  • ENT Surgery
  • Ear Plastic Surgery (Otoplasty)
  • Ear Reconstruction
  • Ear Surgery
  • Ear Tube Placement
  • Earlobe Repair
  • Endoscopic Laser Laryngeal Cancer Surgery
  • Endoscopic Sinus Surgery
  • Endoscopic Zenker's Diverticulum Surgery
  • Ethmoidectomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Excision of Neck Mass
  • Excision of Parotid, Sublingual, or Submandibular Gland
  • Excision of Submandibular Gland
  • Excision or Destruction of Palate or Uvula Lesion
  • Excision or Destruction of Tongue Lesion
  • Facial Reconstruction
  • Fiberoptic Laryngoscopy
  • Glossectomy
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Intranasal or Sinus Procedure
  • Laryngeal Videostroboscopy
  • Laryngectomy and Pharyngectomy
  • Laryngoscopy
  • Laryngoscopy - Laryngotomy - Laryngectomy - Pharyngolaryngectomy - Pharyngectomy
  • Laryngoscopy and Laryngotomy
  • Larynx Repair
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Mastoidectomy
  • Myringotomy
  • Nasal Airway Surgery
  • Nasal Septum Surgery (Septoplasty)
  • Nasal Surgery
  • Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation
  • Nose Plastic Surgery (Rhinoplasty)
  • Paracentesis
  • Parathyroid Surgery
  • Parotidectomy
  • Pediatric Cochlear Implants
  • Perforated Eardrum Repair (Tympanoplasty)
  • Salivary Gland Surgery
  • Septal Perforation Repair
  • Sinus Surgery
  • Sleep Apnea Surgery
  • Sphenoidectomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Sphenoidotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Surgical Endoscopy
  • Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Thyroid Surgery
  • Thyroidectomy
  • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Tonsillectomy
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Uvulectomy
  • Vestibule and Floor of Mouth, Excision or Destruction
  • Vocal Cord Surgery
  • Wound Repair

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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

  • Rice
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1999
  • University Of Texas At Galveston / Medical Branch
    Medical School | Graduated 2003
  • Barnes-Jewish Hosp-Wash U
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2005
  • Barnes-Jewish Hosp-Wash U
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2012
  • Rady Children's Hospital/Uc-San Diego
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2013

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Russian

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Nason's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Nason to family and friends
4.4
based on 20 total reviews (7 with comments)
Dr. Nason Says:

I would like to thank everyone for their feedback. I take all feedback very seriously and will use it to improve the patient experience whether it be in the waiting room, exam room, or when dealing with our office staff. We take every measure to place the patient first and to provide excellent care with the highest standards.

Dr. Nason'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 (7)
in Austin, TX |
Dr. Nason saved my husbands life from Stage IV throat cancer. After 5 minutes of meeting him in an ER he had to deliver the bad news and he did it in the most compassionate way you could image. He got us into treatment in record time and then performed his surgery. We are a year out and I still can not say enough about his skill and compassion. Our family just loves him. We are forever connected and I would recommend him to anyone!
in Rockport, Tx |
After waiting for months for a pediatric ENT in Corpus to see our 11 year old we were told his condition was severe and needed immediate surgery. When they went to book his surgery it was for 2 months out and the dr could only do part at that time - then in a few months we would do another. I decided to get a 2nd opinion and went to Dr. Nason who was so highly recommended. He had us in his office quickly - CT scan done and surgery scheduled within 1.5 weeks. Extremely confident in him!
in Cedar Creek, Texas |
I would highly recommend Dr. Nason to family and friends. He cares about his patients on a personal level and really LISTENS to his patients and it is hard to find a doctor of his caliber and expertise. Most importantly, he does what is best for his patient. You will get the best care with Dr. Nason and he works hard to get the right diagnosis and treatment plan that will be best for you! If anyone in my family needs an ENT, he is my only choice! His assistant, Jennifer, is wonderful!
in Waco, TX |
Doctor Robert nason is the best doctor I've ever had, he has the most beautiful smile that draws you in. He's awesome in a lot of ways but most of all he's reassuring and attentive to his patients, I just had thyroid surgery and it was a success he told me after having the surgery things would be a whole lot better. And he was absolutely right!! I'm now able to do what I was unable to before, which is keeping food down and stabilizing my weight I'm now stronger then ever!!! Thanks doctor nason.
Austin, TX |
Great experience. He made an accurate diagnosis and took the time to explain the treatment options and the reasons for them. We discussed risks and benefits. It's just obvious that he cares.
in Austin, TX |
Dr. Nason was very good at telling me what I already knew. I scheduled an appt. with him was because he had such open availability & I needed to see a doctor for my ear ASAP. The front office was great but I was the first 1st appointment of the day & I saw him walk in 30 minutes after my scheduled appt. He had me do tests and came with the same diagnosis (cant wait to see that bill). I would never recommend Dr. Nason to anyone, the he was unable to help with ANYTHING or how to avoid recurrence.
in Liberty Hill, TX |
Due to billing issues cannot recommend. Tried since July to determine issue they claimed check sent in May to their office never received. A second check was sent in July and cashed. In early Oct the first check from May was cashed as well. Numerous attempts to call business manager & email resulted in no returned check or calls. Seems impossible to reach a real person for a problem that has existed since May to the end of Dec.
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Dr. Nason accepts 13 insurance carriers
  • AARP
  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
    Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas HMO
    Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas POS
    Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Great West Healthcare-Cigna
    Open Access
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Guardian
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
    Special Needs Plan SNP
  • Teachers Retirement System (TRS)
  • Tricare
    TriCare for Life
  • UnitedHealthCare
    United Healthcare
  • Worker's Compensation
    Worker's Compensation WC

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Hospitals where Dr. Nason has admitting privileges

Cedar Park Regional Medical Center
1401 Medical Pkwy
Cedar Park, TX 78613
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Dell Children's Medical Center of Central Texas
4900 Mueller Blvd
Austin, TX 78723
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Seton Medical Center Austin
1201 W 38th St
Austin, TX 78705
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Seton Northwest Hospital
11113 Research Blvd
Austin, TX 78759
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Seton Southwest Hospital
7900 Fm 1826
Austin, TX 78737
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St. David's Medical Center
919 E 32nd St
Austin, TX 78705
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St. David's South Austin Medical Center
901 W Ben White Blvd
Austin, TX 78704
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