Azim Shekarchi, MD

Azim G. Shekarchi, MD

Internal Medicine
4.9of 5 | (1151) | View Reviews
About our provider ratings

ARC South 1st Ages seen: 0 - 99 Languages: Farsi Joined ARC: 1999

About Azim G. Shekarchi, MD

  • Dr. Shekarchi currently has long wait times for new patients. Please see below for physicians he recommends to new patients wanting to transfer or establish care at ARC.

    If Dr. Shekarchi is your primary care physician, please book your appointment via your ARC MyChart account or call 512-ARC-INFO (512-272-4636).


    Dr. Shekarchi is married with one child. He enjoys long distance running, tennis, literature, and the cinema.

I always treat my patients the way that I would want my own family members to be treated: with respect, care, and dignity.

Services

Adult Mental Health

Adult Mental Health

You can schedule an office visit to discuss mental health concerns, medication refills, and follow-up care. Your primary care team may utilize screening tools during office visits to identify potential mental health concerns, enabling them to provide appropriate resources and/or treatment options.

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Annual Physical Exam

Annual Physical Exam

An annual wellness exam helps you touch base with your ARC doctor, address health issues, and talk about preventative measures for you.

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Chronic Care Management

Chronic Care Management

Chronic healthcare management includes care for patients with high blood pressure, diabetes, high cholesterol, and other chronic health conditions.

Diabetic Retinopathy Screenings

Diabetic Retinopathy Screenings

Austin Regional Clinic offers annual diabetic retinopathy screenings to our patients with diabetes. Screening is easy, takes less than five minutes to complete, and does not require any pupil dilatation or eye protection.

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Flu Shots

Flu Shots

A Flu vaccine can help prevent flu-related visits to the doctor each year. CDC recommends everyone 6 months and older get vaccinated every flu season.

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Immunizations

Immunizations

Immunizations help provide immunity to children and adults before they are exposed to potentially harmful diseases like hepatitis B, measles, mumps, polio, and more.

Medicare Wellness

Medicare Wellness

A Medicare Wellness visit a benefit provided to patients with a Medicare insurance plan.  It is conducted by a dedicated Medical Wellness Provider at ARC, where you can expect a review of your health that includes vaccinations, cancer screenings, and more.

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Preventative Health Care

Preventative Health Care

Preventative health care services focus on preventing diseases and conditions caused by environmental factors, genetic predisposition, disease agents, and lifestyle choices.

Telemedicine Visits

Telemedicine Visits

ARC offers telemedicine visits for primary and specialty care. Doctors can quickly evaluate you for a new health issue or follow up with you via a phone call or video visit from the comfort of your home.

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Locations & Hours

Credentials

  • Board Certifications
    Board Certified in Internal Medicine
  • Medical School
    University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston, Galveston, TX, 1996
  • Residency
    University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston, Galveston, TX, 1999
  • Education
    B.S. in Pharmacy, Magna Cum Laude, University of Houston, Houston, TX, 1992
  • Professional Positions
    • Member, Rho Chi National Honor Society
    • Served as a member of the ARC Executive Board of Directors for the past 10 years
    • Serves on the faculty of the University of Texas Medical Branch (UTMB)
  • Awards & Honors
    • Austin’s Top Doctors , Austin Monthly, 20212022
    • Best Doctor for Seniors, agilon health, 2021
    • Compassionate Doctor Award, Vitals.com, 2014, 2015, 2017, 2018
    • On-Time Doctor Award, Vitals.com, 2014, 2015, 2017, 2018
    • Patient’s Choice Award, Vitals.com, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018
    • Top Docs Award, UTMB, 2008

Patient Reviews

OVERALL PROVIDER RATING

Rating based on "Did the healthcare provider or doctor provide the care you expected?"

4.9out of 5
  • December 1, 2023

    Dr. Shekarchi is the best.

  • December 1, 2023

    I loved the paintings in the waiting room. Why was there no information about them?

  • November 30, 2023

    The nurse and doctor were extremely kind and personable. Their warmth was reassuring. The doctor was thorough, efficient, and compassionate at the same time. The nurse and doctor truly listened to my concerns, and the doctor offered thoughtful options and medications to help me. This is one of the best visits with a doctor I have ever had.

  • November 30, 2023

    Dr and nurse always friendly and knowledgeable. Front desk also.

  • November 30, 2023

    Visit with Dr was excellent.

  • November 30, 2023

    Dr. Shekarchi always gives the best care.