Dr. Shaun McKenzie, MD

Dr. Shaun McKenzie, MD

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Complex General Surgical Oncology  ·  
Male  ·  
45 y/o
(5)

Accepting new patients

Dr. Shaun McKenzie, MD is a complex general surgical oncology specialist in Austin, TX and has been practicing for 8 years. He specializes in complex general surgical oncology and general surgery.Read his story

Texas Oncology

4101 James Casey St Ste 100

Austin, TX 78745
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Insurance Accepted

  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.
  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CHAMPVA
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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

Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
very high
more than 98% of peers
Liver Cancer
very high
more than 95% of peers
Esophageal Cancer
high
more than 89% of peers

Dr. McKenzie's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Dr. McKenzie's bio

This content was provided by Dr. McKenzie "Dr. McKenzie received additional fellowship training in surgical oncology after he completed his general surgery training. Growing up in a large close family provided him the unfortunate but powerful experience of seeing many family members suffer from cancer. Those experiences made the choice to specialize in cancer surgery one of the easiest decisions of his life. He wanted to make a positive impact on as many patients with cancer and their families as his career would allow. Dr. McKenzie's specialty is hepatobiliary (liver and bile ducts) and pancreatic surgery as well as cancers of the gastrointestinal organs, skin, and soft tissues. Prior to joining Texas Oncology, Dr. McKenzie served as the Director of the Markey Cancer Center Hepatobiliary Tumor Program and was on faculty at the University of Kentucky. Dr. McKenzie has been active in cancer research. He is the co-author of many publications in the leading medical journals. He received several awards for his research, such as the American Society of Clinical Oncology Cancer Foundation Merit Award in 2010. Dr. McKenzie s areas of expertise focuses on carcinomas from the esophagus (tube from the mouth to the stomach) stomach, liver, pancreas, gallbladder/bile ducts, small and large intestines and sarcomas (bone, cartilage and fibrous tissue malignancies) and melanoma. Dr. McKenzie is trained in the latest minimally invasive oncologic surgery such as the da Vinci robotic surgery, laparoscopic tumor removal, microwave ablation and the nanoknife. These tools allow him to operate on tumors that were previously considered inoperable as well as limit the stress of cancer surgery in hopes of promoting faster recovery. The tools and techniques of surgery are only part of Dr McKenzie's approach to cancer. In addition to our highly specialized training and equipment, it is critical to recognize and embrace the physician-patient relationship. "They have to know that I am in their corner with them fighting this disease," says Dr. McKenzie. "I want the patient to be able to face their disease on their terms. If they want to fight, it is my job to give them the best chance in that fight. It is a partnership, and they are not alone.""
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. McKenzie "To provide excellent, evidence-based care for each patient we serve, while advancing cancer care for tomorrow."

2  Specialties

  • Complex General Surgical Oncology
  • General Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*

27  Conditions Treated

4  Procedures

  • Hepatobiliary Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Pancreatic Surgery
  • Surgery, Robotic Assisted

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

  • Tx Tech Univ Health Science Center
    Medical School | Graduated 2001
  • University of Kentucky
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2002
  • University of Kentucky
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2008
  • City of Hope National Medical Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2010

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. McKenzie has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. McKenzie's Reviews

3.4
Likelihood of recommending Dr. McKenzie to family and friends
5 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (5)

  • 5
    (3)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. McKenzie's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    31 to 45 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

Dr. McKenzie was willing to take a higher risk patient which other Drs. declined. He did it quickly with ease and confidence and the patient is recovering well. We completely trust him as our surgeon!
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