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Dr. William Austin, MD

Gastroenterology ·  Male · Age 69

Dr. Austin

Dr. William Austin, MD is a gastroenterology specialist in Winston Salem, NC and has been practicing for 39 years. He graduated from Virginia Commonwealth University / Medical College Of Virginia School Of Medicine in 1975 and specializes in gastroenterology and internal medicine.


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(336) 448-2427

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Bronze - Advantage 5750 PD HMO
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Bronze - Advantage 6350 PD Banner Health Network POS
Bronze - Advantage 6350 PD Health Network Option Plan HMO
Bronze - Advantage 6350 PD HMO
Bronze - Advantage 6350 PD OAMC POS
Bronze - Advantage 6350 PD POS
Bronze - Advantage 6350 PD PPO
Bronze - Advantage Plus 5500 PD Banner Health Network POS
Bronze - AdvantagePlus 3000 PD EPO
Bronze - AdvantagePlus 5500 PD HMO
Bronze - AdvantagePlus 5500 PD OAMC POS
Bronze - AdvantagePlus 5500 PD POS
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HealthFund - Flexible Spending Account POS
HealthFund - Health Reimbursement Account POS
HealthFund - Health Reimbursement Account PPO
HealthFund - Health Savings Account POS
HealthFund - Health Savings Account PPO
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HealthFund CDHP and Value Plan All of North Carolina Basic
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Silver - Classic 5000 PD HMO
Silver - Classic 5000 PD OAMC POS
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Service Benefit Plan Nationwide Basic
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Trust PPO
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Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Carolina
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Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Carolina PPO
Blue Options PPO
Buckeye Community Health Plan
Medicare
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Cigna
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Cigna Network
Cigna POS
Cigna PPO
Cigna-Equicor
Commercial EPO
Commercial HMO
Commercial PPO
Connecticut General Life Insurance
Flexcare
Great West Healthcare-Cigna
Great West Healthcare-Cigna EPO
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Great West Healthcare-Cigna POS
Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
Indemnity EPO
LocalPlus
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Network Open Access
Open Access
Open Access HMO
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Select Network HMO
Select Network POS
Select Network PPO
Commercial Insurance Company
Community Health Choice
CoreSource
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First Health (Coventry Health Care)
Group Health Cooperative (GHC)
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Health Net
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Medicaid
Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
Medicaid
Humana
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Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
MedCost
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Medica
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Molina Healthcare
Medicaid
MultiPlan
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Ohio State University Health Plan
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Peach State Health Plan
Medicaid
Simply Healthcare Plans
Medicaid
Staywell (Wellcare)
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UnitedHealthCare
AARP Medicare Complete Premier HMO
AARP MedicareComplete SecureHorizons Plan 1 HMO
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Basic PPO
Bronze Copay Select
Bronze HSA 100
CarePlus
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Catalyst
Choice
Choice EPO
Choice HMO
Choice Plus EPO
Choice Plus HMO
Choice Plus POS
Choice Plus PPO
Commercial HMO
Community Plan
Copay Select
Core PPO
Dual Complete HMO-SNP
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Empire Plan
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Freedom Plan Direct
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Golden Rule HMO
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Golden Rule PPO
Heritage Choice
Heritage Select
MAMSI
MAMSI Alliance PPO
MAMSI MDIPA
MAMSI Optimum Choice
MAMSI Optimum Choice Direct
MAMSI Optimum Choice HMO
MD-Individual Practice Association, Inc.(MD-IPA) HMO
Medicaid HMO
Medicare Advantage
Medicare Advantage - Chronic Complete HMO-SNP
Medicare Advantage HMO
Medicare Advantage PFFS
Medicare Supplement PPO
Metra Health
Navigate
Navigate HMO
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Neighborhood Health Partnership
Optimum Choice HMO
Options
Options EPO
Options POS
Options PPO
Optum Choice
OptumHealth Care Solutions
Oxford Ease
Oxford Liberty
PacifiCare
PacifiCare HMO
PacifiCare Medicare Advantage PFFS
PacifiCare POS
PacifiCare PPO
Plan 100
Plan 80
Platinum Copay Select
Saver 80
Secure Horizons
Secure Horizons PPO
Select HMO
Select Plus EPO
Select Plus HMO
Select Plus POS
SelectSaver
SeniorCare Options HMO-SNP
Sharp Secure Horizons Medicare Advantage HMO
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Silver Copay Select
Silver HSA 100
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United Healthcare EPO
United Healthcare HMO
United Healthcare POS
United Healthcare PPO
United Healthcare West
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Wellcare of Georgia
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Background Check

No malpractice claims found for North Carolina
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Austin's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Abdominal Pain
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Austin treats Abdominal Pain more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Austin treats this condition more than 99% of his peers

Constipation
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Austin treats Constipation more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Austin treats this condition more than 98% of his peers

Dysphagia
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Austin treats Dysphagia more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Austin treats this condition more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Austin's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Abscess
  • Acid Reflux Surgery
  • Anal or Rectal Pain
  • Anemia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Barrett's Esophagus
  • Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
  • Benign Tumor
  • Bile Duct Procedure
  • Biliary Atresia
  • Biliary Drainage
  • Blood Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Capsule Endoscopy
  • Celiac Disease
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Cholelithiasis
  • Cirrhosis
  • Colitis
  • Colon Cancer
  • Colon Cancer Screening
  • Colon Disorders
  • Colon Polyp
  • Colonoscopy
  • Colonoscopy With Polypectomy
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Colorectal Cancer Screening
  • Constipation
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Dehydration
  • Diagnostic Endoscopy
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Diarrhea
  • Diverticulitis, Intestinal
  • Diverticulosis, Intestinal
  • Duodenal Ulcer
  • Duodenitis
  • Dysentery
  • Dysphagia
  • Endoscopy
  • Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
  • Enteritis
  • ERCP (Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography)
  • Esophageal Achalasia and Cardiospasm
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Dilation
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophageal Diverticulum
  • Esophageal Ulcer
  • Esophageal Varices
  • Esophagitis
  • Esophagoscopy
  • Flexible Sigmoidoscopy
  • Gas-Bloat Syndrome
  • Gastric Ulcer
  • Gastritis
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Bleeding
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gastrointestinal Malabsorption
  • Gastroparesis
  • Heartburn
  • Hemochromatosis
  • Hemorrhoid Treatment
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hepatitis
  • Hepatitis B - Immune Response
  • Hepatitis C
  • Hernia
  • Ileus
  • Indigestion
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Intestinal Abscess
  • Intestinal Ischemia
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Lactose Intolerance
  • Liver Damage from Alcohol
  • Malnutrition
  • Manometry
  • Mesenteric Panniculitis
  • Nausea
  • Neoplasm of Gastrointestinal Tract
  • Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
  • Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
  • Non-Neonatal Jaundice
  • Pancreatitis
  • Peptic Ulcer
  • Pyloric Stenosis
  • Reflux Esophagitis
  • Screening Colonoscopy
  • Small Intestine Cancer
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Stomal Ulcer
  • Ulcer
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Unexplained Weight Loss
  • Viral Hepatitis
  • Vomiting Disorders

About Me

Our team of physicians, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, nurses, and staff is dedicated to providing comprehensive outpatient gastroenterology care at all locations of G.A.P. We value our relationships with our patients and referring physicians. We are committed to providing the highest quality and cost-effective healthcare to our community.

Specialties

  • Gastroenterology
  • Internal Medicine

Board Certifications

  • Gastroenterology
  • Internal Medicine

Education

1980
North Carolina Baptist Hospital
Fellowship Hospital
1978
North Carolina Baptist Hospital
Residency Hospital
1976
North Carolina Baptist Hospital
Internship Hospital
1975
Virginia Commonwealth University / Medical College Of Virginia School Of Medicine
Medical School
1972
University Of Virginia
Undergraduate School
1980
1978
1976
1975
1972

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Dr. Austin's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Austin

4.5

Based on 8 reviews

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1 Star
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The Voice of Reason, Dr. Austin always offers a thoughtful, common sense approach to my care.
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Dr Austin has been great with my son who has Crohn's.
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