Dr. William Abide, MD

Dr. William Abide, MD

CardiologyMaleAge 42

Cardiology

Dr. William Abide, MD is a Cardiology Specialist in San Marcos, TX. Dr. Abide has extensive experience in Adult Congenital Heart Conditions, Cardiac Electrical System Procedures, and Heart Conditions. He is affiliated with St. David's Medical Center, winner of the Coronary Intervention Excellence Award. He is also affiliated with Ascension Seton Edgar B. Davis. His office accepts new patients and telehealth appointments.

Locations

Austin Heart - Sadler East Dr

Austin Heart1251 Sadler Dr Ste 2100 Bldg J San Marcos, TX 78666
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Austin Heart

Wimberley201 Fm 3237 Ste 112 Wimberley, TX 78676
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Hospital Highlight

Dr. Abide is affiliated with St. David's Medical Center Austin, a highly rated and top awarded hospital for cardiology.

At a Glance

  • Explains Conditions Well Patients said this doctor explains conditions well. See reviews
  • Offers Telehealth This provider offers telehealth appointments. Call the office to schedule an appointment.
  • Practices at Top Hospital America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Cardiac Care Award™ See hospitals

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Dr. Abide's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Abide

4.9

Based on 113 ratings

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Both my wife and I are his patients and have found him to be excellent (medical knowledge, manner, timeliness and frankly, fun to work with also). He truly cares about his patients and speaks in an easy-to-understand way - no small achievement in a medical area full of "foreign" references most people know little about. We both came away with the belief that he was in the business for our well-being and not for his wallet or precious & valuable time. We do not hesitate in recommending Dr. Abide to others.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
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Jamie Baird – Aug 18, 2020
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The whole staff at Austin Heart is professional, courteous and emphasizes safety and on-time appointments. I highly recommend Dr. Abide and give him my top rating.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
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Jack Eure – Jul 25, 2020
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These folks are extremely professional and take the time to explain everything to you. Its scary when you are messing with your heart after all it is the main component that makes everything happen in your body !
What went well
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
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Mark – Jul 15, 2020
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Receptionist was welcoming and efficient. Was seen on time. Doctor and nurse very friendly and helpful. Was not rushed when conversing with Doctor. All in all, a very good experience.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
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Jul 14, 2020
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Dr Abide is knowledgeable, kind, considerate, patient- oriented, skillful and has my full confidence.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
  • Long wait times
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Homer & Frances Jones – Jul 13, 2020
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I did not have to wait long. The intake nurse was very professional (kind, patient, and helpful). Dr. Abide seemed genuinely interested in my case. He took his time and listened carefully to me, and he took my concerns seriously. I will definitely continue to see him.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Kara – Jun 26, 2020
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Saw his Nurse Practitioner this time, but she was great in listening and prescribing what should be done.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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James W. Glenn – Jun 16, 2020
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I first visited with Meagan, PA, who is friendly and thorough. After she talked with me for a while, Dr. Abide entered. He always listens to me and never talks down to me. He is friendly and concerned for my well being. He suggested a treatment option for my complaint and told me to contact him if I did not improve soon. I feel that I can contact him or his staff if I have a question and that question will be answered.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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LaVerne – Jun 16, 2020
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I moved to San Marcos and felt I needed a cardiologist closer than Bryan/College Station. My cardiologist in the past had been my doctor for over 10 years so I really didn’t want to change but knew I needed one closer. A friend recommended Dr. Abide so I chose him. He was amazing. I was very nervous going to someone new but immediately he relieved my anxiety. I highly recommend Dr. Abide.
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Daphne Long – Jun 14, 2020
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Very thorough - timely appt- personable Dr and PA and staff- I feel very cared for.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Phyllis Powell – Jun 09, 2020
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Dr. Abide was very formal about my condition. Making an appointment for a image of my heart. Will see what we have to do next.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Linda Nelson – Jun 09, 2020
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We would definitely recommend Dr. Abide. He is extremely knowledgeable, caring and personable. He takes time to listen which is very important.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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John and Dorothy – May 31, 2020
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Was a great visit. Everyone very helpful from the nurse, PA and Dr Abide.
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Gary Sheets – May 24, 2020
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Dr Abide is an excellent, considerate, caring physician. He takes his time to hear concerns and to consider the patient's case thoroughly.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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May 23, 2020
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Very open and precise with his evaluations and advise. Good friendly personality with listens with attention and understanding. At age 80 I have seen my share of Doctors and would rate Dr. Abide at the top of the list with only a few others.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Ed Jones – May 21, 2020
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Dr. Abide and his staff always make you feel welcome, safe and comfortable. The nurse/PA s are considerate and friendly yet professional. The same is true for Dr. Abide. He listens carefully and never makes you feel rushed. I highly recommend this office should you require a cardiologist.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Barbara R. – May 08, 2020
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First visit with Doctor William Abide Jr. he was very easy to talk to. He also took his time to listen to my symptoms and concerns. I already revered him to a friend. Austin Heart in San Marcos is a wonderful place.
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Mary – Apr 23, 2020
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Dr. Abide is an outstanding physician, very personable, taking his time to update my file with any changes in medication and/or medical emergency since my last visit. He took his time to answer my questions in a manner easy to understand and fully explained changes he is prescribing in my medication. He also discussed Covid-19 and precautions to take to stay healthy.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Thomas Finn – Mar 17, 2020
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talked about results of tests in San Antonio for PH. Talked about plan of action. He makes you feel like family.
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Feb 26, 2020
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Great visit! Not rushed like other doctors that never listen to your concerns. Mentioned alternative meds I was not aware of. Looking forward to our next appointment.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Feb 20, 2020
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No malpractice claims found for Texas
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Frequently Treated by Dr. Abide

Based on treatment records, we have identified the following as areas of care that Dr. Abide treats more often than their peers. If you are unsure whether Dr. Abide treats other conditions, please contact the office at (512) 206-3636.

Adult Congenital Heart Conditions

Adult congenital cardiac disorder specialists diagnose and treat heart disorders, such as arrythmias and mitral valve disease, that have been present from birth to adulthood.Compare with other Adult Congenital Heart Conditions specialists.

Dr. Abide is experienced in the area of Adult Congenital Heart Conditions. See the graph below to learn more about his experience.

Based on claims data for 19 conditions and procedures

Treatments
Dr. Abide
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Atrial Flutter
Atrial Fibrillation
Aortic Valve Disease
Mitral Valve Regurgitation
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Frequency
High
Frequency
Very High
Frequency

Cardiac Electrical System Procedures

Electrophysiologists monitor, diagnose and treat abnormal heart rhythms through procedures such as electrocardiograms (EKGs) and pacemaker insertionsCompare with other Cardiac Electrical System Procedures specialists.

Dr. Abide is experienced in the area of Cardiac Electrical System Procedures. See the graph below to learn more about his experience.

Based on claims data for 4 conditions and procedures

Treatments
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Electrocardiogram (EKG)
Cardioversion, Elective
Cardiovascular Stress Test
Echocardiography
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Frequency
High
Frequency
Very High
Frequency

Heart Conditions

Compare with other Heart Conditions specialists.

Dr. Abide is experienced in the area of Heart Conditions. See the graph below to learn more about his experience.

Based on claims data for 34 conditions and procedures

Treatments
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Heart Disease
Hypertension
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
Congestive Heart Failure
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High
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Very High
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Dr. Abide's conditions and procedures:

  • Aneurysm
  • Aneurysm of Heart
  • Angina
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmia Screening
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Atrial Septal Defect
  • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
  • Cardiac Imaging
  • Cardiac MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) of Heart or Chest
  • Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Cardiomyopathy, Dilated
  • Cardiomyopathy, Hypertrophic
  • Cardiomyopathy, Restrictive
  • Cardiovascular Diagnostic Test
  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Cardiovascular Stress Test
  • Cardioversion, Elective
  • Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
  • Chest Pain
  • Chest Pain Evaluation
  • Cholesterol Screening
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Coarctation of the Aorta
  • Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Angiogram
  • Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Dobutamine Thallium Stress Test
  • Echocardiography
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Endocarditis
  • First Degree Heart Block
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Murmur
  • Heart Palpitations
  • Heart Tumors, Benign
  • HeartAware Online Risk Screening
  • High Cholesterol
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart Disease
  • Hypotension
  • Limb Swelling
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Prolapse
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Mobitz, Type 2, Heart Block
  • Muscular Dystrophy (MD)
  • Nuclear Stress Testing
  • Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
  • Patent Ductus Arteriosus
  • Patent Foramen Ovale (PFO)
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Pericarditis
  • Peripartum Cardiomyopathy
  • Peripheral Arterial Disease Screening (PAD)
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Pharmacologic Nuclear Stress Test
  • Pharmacologic Stress Test, Adenosine
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Prinzmetal Angina
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Removal or Revision of Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
  • Rheumatic Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Second Degree Heart Block
  • Septal Defect
  • Sick Sinus Syndrome
  • Sinus Bradycardia
  • Sinus Tachycardia
  • Stress Test
  • Structural Heart Disease Evaluations and Treatment
  • Supraventricular Tachycardia
  • Symptoms, Heart
  • Syncope
  • TCD Bubble Test
  • Tetralogy of Fallot
  • Third Degree Heart Block
  • Thoracentesis
  • Tilt Table Testing
  • Treadmill Stress Test
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Unstable Angina
  • Venous Hypertension
  • Ventricular Fibrillation
  • Ventricular Septal Defect
  • Ventricular Tachycardia (VT)
  • Wolff-Parkinson-White Pattern

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About Me

Biography

This physician is accepting telehealth visits. Dr. William Abide, Jr. completed his undergraduate degree at the University of Dallas and received his medical...Read more

Specialties

  • Cardiology

Board Certifications

Languages

  • English
  • Spanish

Awards

Frequently Asked Questions

How can I make an appointment with Dr. William Abide, MD?

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Does Dr. William Abide, MD offer telehealth services?

Dr. Abide has indicated that they offer telehealth. Contact the office to check for eligibility for your needs.

Is Dr. William Abide, MD accepting new patients?

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What are Dr. William Abide, MD's top areas of care?

Dr. Abide frequently treats Adult Congenital Heart Conditions, Cardiac Electrical System Procedures, and Heart Conditions. See all practice areas where Dr. Abide specializes.

Where is Dr. William Abide, MD's office located?

Dr. Abide's office is located at 1251 Sadler Dr Ste 2100 Bldg J, San Marcos, TX 78666. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

What languages does Dr. William Abide, MD speak?

Dr. Abide speaks Spanish and English. View profile to see all.

Affiliated Hospitals

Dr. Abide is affiliated with the following hospitals. Select a hospital below to learn more.

Learn more about how Healthgrades measuresHospital Quality.

St. David's Medical Center

Austin, TX

80% Patients that would definitely recommend, 10% higher than the national average

25 Awards Received

Award Highlight: Coronary Intervention Excellence Award™ (2022)

Ascension Seton Edgar B. Davis

Luling, TX

77% Patients that would definitely recommend, 7% higher than the national average

CHRISTUS Santa Rosa Hospital - San Marcos

San Marcos, TX

75% Patients that would definitely recommend, 5% higher than the national average