Dr. Simona Scumpia, MD

Dr. Simona Scumpia, MD

Endocrinology | Female | 61 years old

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Dr. Scumpia specializes in Endocrinology and practices in Austin, TX. She practices at 1 location.

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in Harker Heights, TX |
I am a military wife who has seen many, many endocrinologists since I was born. Dr. Scumpia is by far the best one I have seen. If you're looking for a doctor to tell you what you want to hear, don't bother coming to her. Her main concern is your health, not your feelings. She is a straight shooter who will tell you exactly what you need to know to get you healthy again. Her staff is professional, her office is immaculate, the wait time is reasonable (usually quick), and I highly recommend her!!
in Austin, TX |
Very much money minded, dont recommend for others.
in Austin, TX |
If I could give a ranking of zero, I would. Dr. Scumpia is a dishonest, unethical doctor that should have her medical license revoked. Don't ever think of asking a simple question about your treatment plan, because in her eyes she is never wrong about anything - she would have rather cut me open for an unnecessary surgical procedure than do another round of simple lab work. And God forbid she ever obtains or reviews your medical records from a previous provider. Rude and full of ego - STAY AWAY!
in Round Rock, TX |
I have been going to Dr Scumpia for 2 years now. She is very thorough with her time and testing. She is not there to be your friend, she is your doctor. Yes, she may seem harsh and yes her time with you is limited. My advise...have your questions ready for her and fire them off when you see her. Don't assume she does not care if you do not ask pertinent questions about your care. If you have a questions, ask it.
in Cedar Park, TX |
After relocating here, I have been seeing Dr. Scumpia for 2+ years. She took a meaningful, personal interest in my health conditions. She is a first-rate diagnostician and a caring physician and person. She diagnosed issues missed by other clinicians. She discussed multiple treatment options and recommended the most conservative treatment approach. I would recommend my family to see her, which is the highest praise one can pay a physician.
in Lago Vista, Tx |
We are seeing Dr Scumpia for my husband's diabetic and thyroid problems. I have been amazed at the knowledge we have gained in helping manage his disease states.Dr Scumpia was able to do testing in the office. She was very thorough in explaining the health issues, the treatment and support staff there to help us establish a plan of care. Dr Scumpia was respectful to both of us, always offering praise when progress was made. The dietician has helped with improvement in weight and sugar control
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Dr. Scumpia does an excellent job and I appreciate her honesty and straight forward manner. She provides the thorough and comprehensive care that I searched for many years to find. I have had no problems whatsoever with appointments, wait times, billing, or interactions. I have a budget for medical expenses and have been provided with any charges for procedures prior to having them. Honestly, I've found Dr. Scumpia and her staff to be very professional and friendly.
in Austin, TX |
New patient visit & last. My impression, she wasnt a fan of blacks. Had a ultrasound on my thyroid, didnt even explain the results. Tried to establish rapport, ask questions bout my ultrasound got no eye contract, talked under her skin. Ordered blood test & follow up appt. No thank you, have a great day. Rude assistant. Poor staffing, hard to make or cancel appts have to leave message & hope call is returned. NEVER GOING BACK! Seeking new Dr with a dr/patient relationship and friendlier staff.
Austin, TX |
Okay, yes, her interpersonal skills can be interpreted as unfriendly and, yes, you will not feel like your getting to know your doctor because there will likely be only a short amount of time you spend talking. However, her credentials speak for themselves. She seems very thorough and intent on finding a treatment plan for her patients. The office is large and well equipped for several common tests (including a Quest Lab). The staff (haven't met all of them) are friendly and helpful.
Austin, TX |
Very rude doctor. Could care less what your symptoms are. She willnjust order every blood test to charge for them. Ive been 3 times and all 3, she hardly spent even 5 minutes listening to my symptoms.. Its like begging her to hear ya'. She is not nice either. She has no tact or compassion. Don't go to her.
in Houston, TX |
My rating is actually zero stars. I wish I would have read the reviews before I went. Wait time was over an hour for both of my appointments. I cancelled my third appointment 4 days in advance for which I was charged $25. When I called to ask that the cancellation charge be removed, I was VERY RUDELY refused by the billing person. Shoddy business. Don't go there. Oh... and NONE of her recommendations helped!
Austin, TX |
It's tough to get an appointment but she is GOOD.
Austin, TX |
worst doctor i ever met in united states.
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Dr. Scumpia's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  •  Specializes in Endocrinology
  •  Board certified in Diabetes, Metabolism & Endocrinology and Internal Medicine
  •  No malpractice claims found
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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Why It Matters: Dr. Scumpia's Board Certifications

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  • Diabetes, Metabolism & Endocrinology
  • Internal Medicine

Conditions Treated

  • Abnormal Thyroid
  • Acromegaly and Gigantism
  • Adrenal Gland Diseases
  • Adrenal Incidentaloma
  • Adrenal Insufficiency
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autoimmune Thyroid Diseases
  • Benign Tumor
  • Bone Disorders
  • Breast Diseases
  • Calcium Metabolism Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia (CAH)
  • Diabetes Type 1
  • Diabetes Type 2
  • Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
  • Gestational Diabetes
  • Goiter
  • Graves' Disease
  • Gynecomastia
  • Hashimoto's Disease
  • Hypercalcemia
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hyperparathyroidism
  • Hyperthyroidism
  • Hypoglycemia
  • Hypokalemia
  • Hypoparathyroidism
  • Hypopituitarism
  • Hypothyroidism
  • Kidney Disease
  • Lipid Disorders
  • Malaise and Fatigue
  • Menstrual Disorders (incl. Dysmenorrhea)
  • Obesity
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Parathyroid (Gland) Tumor: Other than Malignant
  • Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome
  • Proteinuria
  • Symptomatic Menopause
  • Testicular Dysfunction
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Thyroiditis
  • Vitamin D Deficiency

Education

  • Medical School
    Carroll Davilla College Of Med
  • Internship Hospital
    Doctor's Hospital
  • Residency Hospital
    University of Alberta Hospital
    University of Texas Health Science Center
  • Fellowship Hospital
    University of Pittsburgh / Main Campus

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • French
  • German
  • Romanian
  • Spanish

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Specialties

  • Endocrinology

Procedures Performed

  • Continuous Glucose Monitoring
  • Diabetes Counseling