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There are several ailments ARC pediatricians consistently see throughout the year among their toddler-age patients. One of these is called Fifth Disease. What is it? How is it treated? And when do you need to call the doctor? ARC Pediatrician, Dr. Anupama Lakshmikanth, answers some of your most commonly asked questions.
ARC general surgeon, Dr. Christopher William Bailey, has always had a passion for fixing. When not helping repair his patients’ ailments, you might find Dr. Bailey working on his 1971 GMC Jimmy. Find out more about our newest physician and former U.S Navy general surgeon…
Nine ARC physicians representing six specialties are featured in the July, 2015, issue of Texas Monthly in its list of Texas Super Doctors: Rising Stars Edition 2015. We are proud of our nine ‘rising stars’ who are receiving this special, well-earned recognition from their colleagues. Bravo! See the list of doctors.
We know that the best way that ARC can improve our patients’ experience at our clinics is to hear from our patients. That’s why we’re testing a new technology at three ARC clinics that makes possible real-time patient feedback. Learn more about this innovation…
We recently strengthened our immunization policy to require that all of our new and existing pediatric patients be vaccinated. Of course, ARC will make exceptions for patients who have severely compromised immune systems or adverse reactions to vaccines. The reason we did this is simple, we are committed to the safety of our patients.
It’s now easier for busy women to get the care they need and want with gynecology-only services at ARC Far West. This new service works well for women who do not need obstetrics care and are looking at other options for gynecological care.
The Austin American-Statesman spoke to ARC pediatrician, Dr. Elizabeth Knapp, and other local doctors, to learn about when medication and/or behavioral therapy should be prescribed for young children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). The interest in the topic followed a new study that investigated treatment practices.
Born and raised in Austin, Texas, ARC’s newest physician assistant in orthopedics, Brant “Alex” Victor, says spending time outdoors is good for your health. Of all the outside spots in Central Texas, he says this one is by far his favorite.
While colon cancer is highly treatable when detected early, 50% of people over the age of 50 do not get screened as recommended. That’s why colon cancer is the second-leading cause of cancer-related death. ARC is testing an at-home screening kit with a group of its Medicare-insured patients to see if they can change this. Learn more.
Dr. Norman H. Chenven, ARC CEO & Founder, was honored with a Distinguished Service Certificate in Austin City Council Chambers on May 21.
Phillip Atkins, MSN, APRN, FNP-C, new ARC Medical Home Extensivist Medicine team member at ARC South 1st, enjoys the variety of primary care.
May is Skin Cancer Awareness month, and the ARC Dermatology team reminds you about protecting your skin from the sun’s harmful rays.