Dr. Stephen Hanschen, MD

Dr. Stephen Hanschen, MD

General Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 66
Dr. Stephen Hanschen, MD is a general surgery specialist in Austin, TX and has been practicing for 40 years. He graduated from Univ Of Tx Med Sch At San Antonio in 1978 and specializes in general surgery.

6811 Austin Center Blvd Ste 300

Austin, TX 78731

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • Cigna
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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Gastrointestinal Diseases
more than 90% of peers
Benign Tumor
more than 77% of peers
Colon and Rectal Surgery
more than 76% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • General Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

24  Conditions Treated

7  Procedures

  • Breast Surgical Procedure
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Mastectomy
  • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)

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.


  • Univ Of Tx Med Sch At San Antonio
    Medical School | Graduated 1978
  • University Louisville School Of Med
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Hanschen has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Hanschen's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Hanschen to family and friends
5 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (5)

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  • 4
  • 3
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  • 1

Dr. Hanschen's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

We do not recommend this surgeon because of his unprofessional "jokes" and manner with patients and family, and his failure to return post-op hospital on-call messages in a timely manner from the night RN. It took three hours to get the issue resolved. We like and use other doctors at ARC and...more
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Hello, Thank you for taking the time to write this review. We apologize for the issues you had during your visit at ARC Kyle Plum Creek with Dr. Hanschen. ARC wants to assure we provide the best care possible to our patients, and your comments will allow us to look for ways to improve patient/physician relations. Please contact ARC's Provider and Patient Relations Manager, Robin E., at 512-231-5500 if you would like to further discuss your concerns. Thank you, ARC Customer Service

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He was alright as doctors go. It looked like he had been saying the same spiel of colonoscopy procedures and explanations for years, he was very very rehearsed. I felt due to his expertise, I was in excellent care. I wanted to know WHY we needed this procedure, yet to screen for cancer is a good...more
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Dear Tracy, Thank you so much for sharing your incredible story! We aim to provide excellent and compassionate care to every patient, and we are happy Dr. Hanschen was able to help you in such a difficult situation. Thank you for your trust in us, and we will continue to provide the best service possible in the future. Thank You, ARC Customer Service

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