Dr. Timothy Hines, MD

Dr. Timothy Hines, MD

Nephrology  |  
Male  |  
Age 62
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Timothy Hines, MD is a nephrology doctor who practices in Austin, TX. He is 62 years old and has been practicing for 31 years.

408 W 45th St

Austin, TX 78751

Contact Information

(512) 451-5800

Insurance Accepted

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

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

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Top Care Areas


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

more than 70% of peers
Chronic Kidney Diseases
more than 68% of peers
Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
more than 65% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Hines "My goal is to help patients achieve quality life. My mantra is to treat patients as I would want my own family treated. I pride myself on spending quality time with patients to assure they have a thorough understanding of their health problem as well as their options for treatment."


  • Nephrology
  • Internal Medicine

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Nephrology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

Conditions Treated

  • Acidosis
  • Acute Kidney Failure
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Calcium Metabolism Disorders
  • Chronic Glomerulonephritis
  • Chronic Kidney Diseases
  • Congenital Polycystic Kidney Disease
  • Dehydration
  • Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
  • Diabetic Ketoacidosis
  • End-Stage Renal Disease
  • Gout
  • Hydronephrosis
  • Hypercalcemia
  • Hyperkalemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypokalemia
  • Hypotension (Excluding Maternal)
  • Kidney Disease
  • Kidney Stones
  • Limb Swelling
  • Magnesium Metabolism Disorders
  • Mineral Metabolism Disorders
  • Nephritis and Nephropathy
  • Nephrotic Syndrome
  • Phosphorus Metabolism Disorders
  • Renal Hyperparathyroidism
  • Renal Osteodystrophy
  • Secondary Renovascular Hypertension
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vitamin D Deficiency


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  • Hemodialysis
  • Peritoneal Dialysis

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.


  • Baylor University
    Medical School | Graduated 1986
  • Beth Israel Deaconess Hp M C
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Hines has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Hines' Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Hines to family and friends
based on 28 total reviews (20 with comments)
Dr. Hines' Performance
  • Trustworthiness
  • Explains condition(s) well
  • Answers Questions
  • Time well spent
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Average wait time
    Under 10 minutes
Patient Comments (20)
in Austin, TX |
for more than five years Dr Hines has been great at keeping me healty. I like his easy manner and I trust his judgement.
Austin, TX |
Dr. Hines is very thorough and attentive to my issues and questions. He answers my questions and gives me complete information and guidance.
Austin, TX |
Dr Hines is wonderful. He is kind, informative and knowledgeable. The staff is warm, friendly and helpful. I appreciate Dr Hines and recommend him with a smile. Thank you.
in Austin, TX |
Dr. Hines is a caring, knowledgeable doctor, who has calmed my fears. I am blessed to be seeing him. You can't do better.
Austin, TX |
very personable and easy to be with.
in Austin, TX |
I have been seeing doctor Hines for ten years. My kidney health had improved over the past ten years. Doctor Hines is fantastic at explaining everything to me, and is great ar listening. he is extremely knowledgeable
in Austin, TX |
Dr. Hines always takes time with us to explain everything. Very caring and kind.
Austin, TX |
very personable
in Austin, TX |
He is just great! So easy to talk to!
in Lakeway, TX |
Dr Hines is very personable. He answers my questions and puts the answers in such a fashion that is understandable to the lay person. He never rushes you through your appointment; he always listens to everything i say.
Austin, TX |
Dr Hines has been a great partner and his expertise and guidance have helped me greatly to manage my recovery.
in Spicewood, Tx. |
Everything positive for Dr. Hines. On time. Concice. Articulate. Professional.
Austin, TX |
Dr Hines takes the time to explain problems fully and does it in a way you can understand fully. He has a good rapport with patients.
in Austin, TX |
Dr. Hines us a great doctor especially if you prefer a no nonsense plain spoken doctor.
in Austin, TX |
Great doctor and very informative and engagiould highly reccomend
in Austin, TX |
I find Dr. Hines to be very attentive and patients.
in Austin, TX |
what i like the most about Dr. Hines is that he is a good listener and provides accurate and current medical information.
in Austin, TX |
Dr Hines is caring, thoughtful, responsive . He is a key member of my medical team.
in Austin, TX |
Knowledgeable understanding listening keep up the good work
in Mesa az |
I was a patient of the good doctors for 6plus years . I received the highest level of care sometimes above and beyond all expectation.I would recommend him to anyone entering the nightmare world of kidney disease.Dr hines is not only a learned physician but also quite a human being. I had to relocate but will never forget his sincere compassion. Jeffreybarada@gmail.com
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Dr. Hines accepts 7 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
    Blue Choice
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
    Preferred PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO

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