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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.

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Austin Regional Clinic
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6937 N IH 35, Suite 100
Austin, TX 78752
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phone: 512-421-4811(512) 421-4811
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Eighteen ARC Physicians in Eight Specialties Named 2018 Texas Super Doctors® !

Eighteen ARC physicians in eight specialty practices are among the 2018 Texas Super Doctors® listed in the December issue of Texas Monthly magazine. Our 18 physicians were selected by their peers across the state who answered this question: “If you needed medical care in one of the following specialties, which doctor(s) would you choose?” Only 5% of the all active physicians in Texas receive the honor of being a Texas “Super Doctor.”

ARC Begins Clinical Trials for First-of-its-Kind Device for Antibiotic Overuse

If you live in Central Texas, commonly referred to as an “allergy capital”, chances are you or a family member have suffered a sinus infection, also known as sinusitis. And chances are, if you have had sinusitis, an antibiotic has been prescribed. Yet, according to public health experts, the vast majority of sinusitis cases are not helped by antibiotics.

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Focusing on Employees: ARC Reaches the “Top”

For the 13th year, employees agree that Austin Regional Clinic is a top place to work. Our dedicated team of leaders, doctors, and staff communicating effectively and working together toward a common altruistic goal makes ARC a great place to work. Each and every day, year after year, we remain unified in our commitment to provide heartfelt care for our friends, families, and neighbors.

This year, ARC is on the Top Workplaces of Greater Austin 2018 list in the Austin American-Statesman.

Austin Regional Clinic Adds Ob/Gyn at ARC Kyle Plum Creek

Austin Regional Clinic (ARC) Kyle Plum Creek, 4100 Everett St., Ste. 400, is expanding its services to now include OB/Gyn services Dr. Bernard Lynch, OB/Gyn, and Kaila Smith, Nurse Practitioner, will begin providing OB/Gyn care on November 1.

Austin Regional Clinic Closes ARC Medical Park Tower Ob/Gyn

Austin Regional Clinic (ARC) closes one of its oldest clinics, ARC Medical Park Tower Ob/Gyn, on Wednesday, October 31. The clinic, located at 1301 W. 38th St., Suite 205, opened in 1982 as the first ARC Ob/Gyn clinic and one of the first ARC locations. ARC Medical Park Tower (MPT) Ob/Gyn has served thousands of Austin-area women in its 36-year-history, including multiple generations of patients, for all their obstetric and gynecological needs.

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New Medicare Advantage Integrated Payment and Delivery Model Leverages Physician Expertise, Technology to Offer High Quality, Affordable Healthcare

Medicare beneficiaries considering 2019 Medicare Advantage plans now have a new reason to take a closer look: an innovative, Central-Texas based population health model that features trusted local medical groups providing services designed to improve the quality, value, efficiency, patient experience and outcomes of Medicare Advantage patients.

Austin Regional Clinic Opens New Location in Round Rock

Round Rock families will now have a new choice for accessing primary care as Austin Regional Clinic (ARC) opens a new location, ARC Sendero Springs, to serve the fast-growing area.

ARC and two employees honored by Texas Army National Guard

Laura Wills, Ph.D, ARC Chief Operations Officer, and Judith Chedville, RN, ACNS-BC, Clinical Nurse Specialist in ARC Medical Home, were honored last month by the Texas Army National Guard for support of Judith’s certification as a basic lifesaver instructor for her unit.

Enter the Austin 60 Strong Calendar Contest: Celebrate Life After 60!

Austin was ranked the ninth best place to retire in 2018 by U.S. News & World Report. As the silver tsunami continues to roll into Central Texas, two local physician networks are joining forces to honor inspirational, healthy and fit 60 somethings by featuring them on an exclusive 2019 Austin 60 Strong calendar.  Learn more

Austin Regional Clinic Names New CHRO

Andrea Clayton has been named Chief Human Resources Officer (CHRO) for Austin Regional Clinic (ARC). Ms. Clayton joins ARC with broad executive experience, both domestically and internationally, with medium and large companies, having served as a leader in Human Resources for nearly 20 years.

10 ARC physicians named to Texas Super Doctors® Rising Stars 2018

10 ARC physicians in four specialties are included in Texas Monthly magazine’s annual “Texas Super Doctors® Rising Stars 2018” listing, now in the July edition of the magazine.

ARC Kelly Lane is Now Underway!

Austin Regional Clinic (ARC) executives, staff, and representatives of the Pflugerville Chamber of Commerce, the Pflugerville Community Development Corporation, the City of Pflugerville, and the landowners of the property joined forces today to officially break ground on the new ARC Kelly Lane, ARC’s second location in Pflugerville. Read more.

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.