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Dr. Mary Austin MD

Pediatric Surgeon

Memorial Hermann Texas Medical Center

Summary

Mary T. Austin, M.D., M.P.H.
Pediatric Surgery and Pediatric Surgical Critical Care

Dr. Mary Austin is a graduate of Vanderbilt University School of Medicine in Nashville, Tennessee, and completed her internship and residency at the Vanderbilt University Medical Center. She also completed fellowships in pediatric surgery and surgical critical care at ... Read More

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Biography

Mary T. Austin, M.D., M.P.H.
Pediatric Surgery and Pediatric Surgical Critical Care

Dr. Mary Austin is a graduate of Vanderbilt University School of Medicine in Nashville, Tennessee, and completed her internship and residency at the Vanderbilt University Medical Center. She also completed fellowships in pediatric surgery and surgical critical care at the Children’s Hospital of Los Angeles.

Board certified in three areas: general surgery, critical care and pediatric surgery, Dr. Austin’s clinical interests include pediatric surgical oncology, congenital anomalies including anorectal malformations, minimally invasive surgery, extracorporeal membrane oxygenation and surgical critical care. She has been in practice in Houston since 2010, treating patients up to 18 years old.

Dr. Austin’s practice philosophy is to treat each child and family as she would want her own to be treated. She takes the time needed to explain health problems and plans to patients and families.

A resident of Houston, Dr. Austin is married and the mother of two young children. Outside the office, she enjoys triathlon, cycling, travel and family activities.

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Physician Details

Gender
Female
Specialties
Medical Education
Vanderbilt University Medical Center, 2000
Internships & Residency
Childrens Hospital of Los Angeles Academic Affairs, 2010
PCP Number
100000032129
Cities Served
BELLAIRE, GALENA PARK, HOUSTON, MISSOURI CITY
ZIP Codes Served
77001, 77002, 77003, 77004, 77005, 77006, 77007

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Insurance Accepted

  • AARP Medicare Complete
  • Aetna (Most Benefit Plans)
  • Aetna Medicare
  • Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
  • AHI Healthlink
  • Amerigroup Chip
  • Amerigroup MMP Perinatal*
  • Amerigroup Star
  • Amerigroup Star Plus
  • Amerivantage
  • Beechstreet
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield Texas
  • Blue Exchange PPO
  • Cigna (Most Benefit Plans)
  • Coastal Comp Healthnetworks PPO*
  • Coastal Comp Healthnetworks Work Comp
  • Community Health Choice
  • Community Health Choice Chip
  • Community Health Choice Marketplace Kelsey QHP
  • Community Health Choice Marketplace QHP
  • Community Health Choice Star
  • Corporate Remedies Worker's Comp*
  • Corvel Worker's Comp*
  • Coventry Health Care - PPO Network
  • Coventry Medicare Advantra
  • Evolutions Healthcare Systems - PPO Network*
  • Evolutions Healthcare Systems - Worker's Comp*
  • First Health - PPO Network
  • First Health - Worker's Comp
  • Galaxy Health Network
  • Healthsmart
  • Humana (Most Benefit Plans)
  • Humana Gold Choice PFFS
  • Humana Gold Plus HMO
  • Humana HMOx QHP Exchange
  • Humanachoice PPO Medicare
  • Independant Medical Systems
  • Injury Management Organization Worker's Comp*
  • Interplan Health Group (IHG)*
  • Medicaid Traditional
  • Medicare Traditional
  • Medicus International - PPO Network
  • Memorial Hermann Advantage HMO
  • Memorial Hermann Advantage PPO
  • Memorial Hermann Solutions
  • Multiplan
  • OccuNet PPO - PPO Network
  • Olympus (International) - PPO Network*
  • Political Subdivision Workers Comp Alliance*
  • Private Healthcare System
  • Reny Company Worker's Comp
  • Rockport - PPO Network*
  • Superior CHIP/Perinatal*
  • Superior Foster Care Program
  • Texas True Choice - PPO Network*
  • United Healthcare (Most Benefit Plans)
  • United Healthcare Chip
  • United Healthcare Chronic Complete
  • United Healthcare Dual Complete
  • United Healthcare Medicare Advantage
  • United Healthcare Star
  • United Healthcare Star Plus Perinatal*
  • United Healthcare TXMMP
  • US Family Health Plan
  • USA Managed Care Organization - PPO Network
  • USA Managed Care Organization - Worker's Comp*
  • Wellcare
  • WorkLink Worker's Comp

In The News

Dr. Mary Austin

A surgeon’s secret: As she operated on babies’ birth defects, a doctor hid her own diagnosis

For many years, Dr. Mary Austin could count on one hand the people who knew. There was her close friend through middle school, who helped her pee by pushing on her lower abdomen. Years later, during her surgical training at Vanderbilt University, she confided in a mentor. Her husband knew, of course. But until now, she hadn’t told even some of her close colleagues — or her patients. Read Full Story »

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