Cheryl Johnston, PA-C

Cheryl A. Johnston, PA-C

Obstetrics/Gynecology
4.8of 5 | (258) | View Reviews
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Accepting new patients ARC South Ob/Gyn Joined ARC: 1983

About Cheryl A. Johnston, PA-C

  • Cheryl enjoys the Austin live music scene. She plays couple’s bridge, and has enticed her son to learn. She says she challenges herself to improve her rhythm through modern dance, and immensely treasures the time spent with family and friends.

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Listening to the patient is the key to my formulation of an accurate medical diagnosis. I have over three decades of experience with Austin Regional Clinic, with a focus in gynecology and obstetrics, and I continue to be personally touched by my patients’ trust in my practice of quality care. I daily enjoy my career as a Physician Assistant, which entails lifelong learning and connection with other members of the health care team. My foundation is in family practice, and I am a strong advocate for preventive health. I strive to share my medical knowledge with the patient so together we aim for optimal health.

Services

Birth Control and Contraceptive Counseling

Birth Control and Contraceptive Counseling

Contraception (birth control) is any activity, medicine, or equipment used to prevent pregnancy. There are many types of birth control available for women who do not wish to become pregnant. The choice of a birth control method is a complex decision; ARC provids information and supporting patients' decision-making about birth control methods through contraceptive counseling.

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Breast Cancer Screening/Mammograms

Breast Cancer Screening/Mammograms

Mammograms play a key role in early breast cancer detection and can help decrease breast cancer deaths. Often, a mammogram can detect cancer, noncancerous or benign tumors, and cysts before they can be felt. ARC offers both 2D and 3D mammography screenings.

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Comprehensive Gynecological Care

Comprehensive Gynecological Care

A gynecologist sees patients of all ages for a wide variety of health issues, including pap tests, menopause, UTIs, birth control, well-checks, and STD testing and treatment.

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Endometrial Ablation for Menstruation with Heavy Bleeding (NovaSure®)

Endometrial Ablation for Menstruation with Heavy Bleeding (NovaSure®)

Endometrial ablation is a procedure to remove a thin layer of tissue (endometrium) that lines the uterus. It's done to stop or reduce heavy menstrual bleeding.

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Fertility Care

Fertility Care

Treating infertility requires knowing the causes. Female and male infertility can be caused by underlying diseases and conditions, including thyroid and parathyroid disorders & diseases and hormonal disorders.

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Flu Vaccinations for Pregnant Women

Flu Vaccinations for Pregnant Women

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

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Gender Inclusive Care

Gender Inclusive Care

Genetic Screening

Genetic Screening

Genetic screening is the process of testing for a genetic disorders that may be passed to offspring.

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Menopause

Menopause

An ARC Ob/Gyn physician can help treat menopause symptoms and help prevent osteoporosis and will work with you to recommend lifestyle changes and possibly medicine.

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Pap Smears and Other Gynecological Screenings

Pap Smears and Other Gynecological Screenings

Getting regular preventive care and screenings may help find cancer and other health risks early, when they are most treatable and more treatment options are available.

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Pelvic Sonograms

Pelvic Sonograms

A pelvic ultrasound is a scan that looks at the organs and structures in your pelvic area.

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Prenatal Medical Care

Prenatal Medical Care

Prenatal care provides the best care for you and your unborn child. It also helps prepare you for the delivery of a healthy baby.

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Preparing for Pregnancy

Preparing for Pregnancy

If you're planning to become pregnant, you want to take the best care of you and your baby to help reduce risks. Proper health before deciding to become pregnant is almost as important as maintaining a healthy lifestyle during pregnancy. We recommend you begin with a pre-pregnancy exam with an ARC Ob/Gyn physician or Nurse Practitioner. 

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Preparing for Your Baby

Preparing for Your Baby

Proper health before deciding to become pregnant is almost as important as maintaining a healthy lifestyle during pregnancy. We recommend you begin with a pre-pregnancy exam with an Ob/Gyn physician or Nurse Practitioner.

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Sonography

Sonography

A sonogram is a medical test that uses high-frequency sound waves, or ultrasound waves, to look at the organs and structures in your pelvic area.

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STD Screening and Treatment

STD Screening and Treatment

STIs are infectious diseases passed from person to person through sexual contact. They may also be called STDs for sexually transmitted diseases.

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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 by the National Commission on the Certification of Physician Assistants, Licensed by the Texas State Board of Medical Examiners
  • Education
    B.S. in Zoology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, 1978
    Mercy College of Detroit Physician Assistant Program, Detroit, MI, 1980
  • Professional Positions
    • Member, American Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA)
    • Member, Association of Physician Assistants in Obstetrics and Gynecology
    • Member, Texas Academy of Physician Assistants (TAPA)

Patient Reviews

OVERALL PROVIDER RATING

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

4.8out of 5
  • January 24, 2023

    For the first time in 20 years I felt heard about my reproductive issues. It was a breath of fresh air and Incredibly wonderful feeling.

  • January 21, 2023

    I loved PA Cheryl Johnston, she really cares about her patients. She explained things I didn’t understand and just went above and beyond.

  • January 20, 2023

    I really liked how the doctor read my chart first to find out about me and didn’t just rush through the process.

  • January 18, 2023

    Cheryl is awesome! Love her bedside manner

  • January 18, 2023

    Thorough, efficient, and friendly

  • January 10, 2023

    Cheryl is wonderful, always answers all my questions and I never feel rushed in my appointment.