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From computer advances to updated medical procedures, Austin Regional Clinic is constantly changing to meet the needs of our growing communities. To stay on top of ARC’s latest developments or to learn how we are bringing the newest technologies to our clinics and patients, please visit ARC News or take a look at our Media Releases below.

Please direct media inquiries to our Marketing and Communications Department using the contact information below:

Austin Regional Clinic
Marketing & Communications
6937 N IH 35, Suite 100
Austin, TX 78752
e-mail: Media Relations
phone: 512-421-4811(512) 421-4811
For ARC Appointments, call ARC-INFO 512-272-4636512-272-4636

ARC Bee Cave is Now Open!

Austin Regional Clinic is happy to announce the opening of a new location to meet growing needs for medical care in Bee Cave, the western Travis County community that has more than doubled in size over seven years.

Four ARC Physicians Named “Top Doctors”

Four ARC physicians representing four different specialties have been named to Austin Monthly magazine’s listing of “Top Austin Doctors 2018.” ARC congratulates Drs. Tina Bunch (Rheumatology), Debra Dollar (Internal Medicine), William (Brad) Parker (Orthopedics) and Rodolfo Uriegas (Family Medicine)! Read more.

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ARC Pediatrician Addresses the Congressional Hispanic Caucus

Austin Regional Clinic Pediatrician Kimberly Avila Edwards, MD, spoke to the Congressional Hispanic Caucus on November 29, 2017, at its hearing on border issues.

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ARC Names New Chief Medical Officer

Jay R. Zdunek, DO, MBA, has been named Chief Medical Officer for Austin Regional Clinic (ARC). Dr. Zdunek succeeds Russ Krienke, MD, who has held the position since 1992.

Dr. Maria Scranton, Pediatrician at ARC Round Rock, honored by her ARC colleagues

Dr. Maria Scranton, Pediatrician-ARC Round Rock, received the 2017 Larry Kravitz Award for Outstanding Service to ARC and the Community at the ARC bi-annual All Providers and Shareholders Meeting on December 12. Dr. Scranton was honored for her service not only to her ARC patients, but also for her advocacy as a member of the Texas Pediatric Society.

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ARC Ob/Gyn physician Alinda Cox, MD, honored by Travis County Medical Society

Dr. Alinda Cox, Ob/Gyn physician at ARC South OB, has been honored with the 2017 TCMS Humanitarian of the Year Award by the Travis County Medical Society. Dr. Cox, who received her award at the 2017 TCMS Annual Awards Dinner on December 5, was recognized for her service to the underprivileged through her many medical missions abroad.

17 ARC physicians are 2017 Texas Super Doctors®!

Seventeen ARC physicians representing eight specialties have been named to the 2017 Texas Super Doctors® list, published in the December issue of Texas Monthly magazine.

Austin Regional Clinic Opens Today in Buda

Austin Regional Clinic has opened a new location today, Monday, November 13, to meet growing needs for medical care in Buda, the Hays County community that has doubled in size over seven years.

ARC Employees Voted ARC to the ‘Top’

For the fourth year in a row, employees voted Austin Regional Clinic to the Top Workplaces of Greater Austin 2017 list in the Austin American-Statesman. “There is a sense of pride among our staff about the work we do to keep Texans healthy and save lives – this honor confirms it,” said Dr. Anas Daghestani, ARC CEO.

ARC Pediatrics receives Austin Birth Award

October, 2017. Austin Regional Clinic Pediatrics was honored by Austin Birth Awards at its recent Awards event on September 29.

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ARC Adds Second Pflugerville Clinic

Austin Regional Clinic will open a second location in Pflugerville to address the medical needs of a rapidly growing community. The 10,000-square-foot clinic, to be called ARC Kelly Lane, will include Family Medicine, Pediatrics and a Lab, and will be located near the intersection of State Highways 130 and 45.

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ARC Nurse and National Guard Member Deployed

Judith Chedville, an advance practice nurse with Austin Regional Clinic and National Guardsman, is on her way to help with Hurricane Harvey recovery efforts.

Nurture Now Open

ARC Nurture North Ob/Gyn Now Open

August 1, 2017 – Austin, Texas – Women who wish to deliver at St. David’s North Austin Medical Center (NAMC) or have their pregnancy guided by a certified nurse midwife now have that option at Austin Regional Clinic.

ARC Now Accepts Sendero Health Plan

Austin, Texas – All 53,000 members of Sendero Health Plans can now seek care at Austin Regional Clinic, one of the largest private primary and specialty care medical groups in Central Texas.

Texas Monthly’s SUPER DOCTORS®: Rising Stars 2017 Listing Includes 12 ARC Physicians

Twelve Austin Regional Clinic physicians representing four specialties are featured in the July, 2017 issue of Texas Monthly in its list of Texas Super Doctors®: Rising Stars Edition 2017.

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Austin Regional Clinic to Expand to Buda

June 12, 2017 –– Buda families will soon have a new choice for accessing primary care with Austin Regional Clinic’s (ARC) plans to open a new clinic, its first in the Buda area, in Fall 2017.

ARC Now Clinic - Same-Day - After Hours Care

ARC Opens First Same-Day, After Hours Care Facility in Cedar Park

May 1, 2017 – Austin, Texas – Austin Regional Clinic’s first stand-alone clinic offering same-day and after hours care is now fully open. Called ARC Now Clinic at Cedar Park, the location provides immediate treatment for minor emergencies for adults and children including fractures, sprains, colds and flu, minor burns, ear infections, seasonal allergies, and more.

ARC Wilson Parke Extended Clinic Hours

New Extended Hours Offers Greater Convenience for Wilson Parke Families

May 1, 2017 – Austin, Texas – Families can now book well-check appointments, school physicals and illness visits from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday-Thursday, and 7 a.m.-5 p.m. on Fridays at Austin Regional Clinic’s Wilson Parke location.

New Austin Regional Clinic in Manor!

March 21, 2017 – Manor, Texas – Manor families will now have a new choice for accessing primary care as Austin Regional Clinic (ARC) opened a new location — a first in the area – on Wednesday, March 22.