Deborah K. (Bryant) Countie, MD
Dr. Countie's last day at ARC was Tuesday, January 30, 2024. Read letter.
Dr. Countie serves as a back-up Pediatrics doctor for ARC.
Dr. Countie enjoys cooking, reading, music, hiking, and scrapbooking. She is married and has twin daughters. She is involved in the activities of her family and has been active at Bethany United Methodist church in various capacities including youth education.
The hardest job I've ever had is being a parent. It's also the most rewarding. My role as a pediatrician is to guide parents through education about the physical and emotional health of their child. My job is to help keep their child healthy and safe.
- 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.
- Fluoride Varnish for Children
Fluoride Varnish for Children
Regular dental care should begin by 1 year of age, with a dental check-up at least twice each year for most children. Some children may need check-ups more often.
Immunizations help provide immunity to children and adults before they are exposed to potentially harmful diseases like hepatitis B, measles, mumps, polio, and more.
- Pediatric Eye Exam
Pediatric Eye Exam
ARC pediatric eye exams check eye health and scan for amblyopia risk factors, blurry vision, farsightedness, nearsightedness, vision loss, and more.
- Pediatric Meet & Greet
Pediatric Meet & Greet
Preparing for your baby's arrival is an exciting time that can raise questions about the health care your child will receive. A free ARC Pediatric Meet & Greet is an excellent opportunity for you to learn about our practice and inquire about an individual doctors' philosophy of caring for infants, children, and teens.
- Pediatric Mental Health
Pediatric Mental Health
When you have concerns about your child’s mental or behavioral health, your ARC pediatrician can conduct a screening or refer you to a provider who can determine the kind of help you need and help you access the right resources for your child.
- 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.
- Well-Check Exam
A well-check exam focuses on maintaining your child’s health and is a time to discuss preventive care. Our doctors cover growth, development, immunization updates, health, safety, nutrition, physical fitness, puberty, acne, learning, behavioral questions, and family and social concerns.
Locations & Hours
Board CertificationsBoard Certified in Pediatrics
Medical SchoolLouisiana State University Medical School, Shreveport, LA, 1989
ResidencyLouisiana State University Medical School and Medical Center, Shreveport, LA, 1991
University of Texas Medical School at Houston, Houston, TX, 1992
EducationB.S. in Microbiology, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA, 1985
- Member, American Academy of Pediatrics
- Member, Texas Pediatric Society
Awards & Honors
- Austin Monthly Magazine Top Pediatricians 2020
- "Austin’s Top Doctors," Austin Monthly, 2021
- Top Docs for Kids 2021, Austin Monthly magazine