Dr. Timothy Hines, MD


Nephrology | Male

Dr. Timothy Hines, MD
Dr. Timothy Hines, MD is a nephrology doctor who practices in Austin, TX. He is 61 years old and has been practicing for 31 years. Dr. Hines is affiliated with Seton Medical Center Austin and St. David's Medical Center.

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Dr. Hines' Care Philosophy

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.

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Dr. Hines' Performance
  • Trustworthiness
  • Explains condition(s) well
  • Answers Questions
  • Time well spent
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  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
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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' Care Philosophy

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.

Dr. Hines' experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

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

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    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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Board Certifications

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  • Internal Medicine
  • Nephrology

Conditions Treated

  • Acidosis
  • Acute Kidney Failure
  • Alkalosis
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Calcium Metabolism Disorders
  • Chronic Glomerulonephritis
  • Chronic Kidney Diseases
  • Congenital Cystic Kidney Disease
  • Congenital Polycystic Kidney Disease
  • Cryoglobulinemia
  • Diabetes Insipidus, Nephrogenic
  • 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
  • Mineral Metabolism Disorders
  • Nephritis and Nephropathy
  • Nephrotic Syndrome
  • Phosphorus Metabolism Disorders
  • Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
  • Renal Hyperparathyroidism
  • Secondary Renovascular Hypertension
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vitamin D Deficiency


  • Medical School
    Baylor University

    Graduated in 1986

  • Residency Hospital
    Beth Israel Deaconess Hp M C

Languages Spoken

  • English

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  • Nephrology
  • Internal Medicine

Procedures Performed

  • Hemodialysis
  • Peritoneal Dialysis