Diane Brinkman, MD

Diane L. Brinkman, MD

Gynecology
4.8of 5 | (542) | View Reviews
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ARC Far West Medical Tower Ages seen: 14 - 99 Joined ARC: 1982

About Diane L. Brinkman, MD

  • Dr. Brinkman currently has long wait times for new patients. Please call to schedule a New Patient Appointment. She also recommends the physician listed below to new patients wanting to transfer or establish care at ARC. If Dr. Brinkman is your gynecologist, please book your appointment via your ARC MyChart account or call 512-ARC-INFO (512-272-4636).


    Dr. Brinkman enjoys spending her free time with her family and traveling when she can.

Caring for women and providing quality medical care has been my passion for many years. I enjoy the special relationship I have with each of my patients.

Services

Adolescent Gynecology: "The First Visit"

Adolescent Gynecology: "The First Visit"

According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG), adolescents should have their first routine gynecologic visit between ages 13 and 15 years old, which includes an introduction to the gynecologist and general health counseling, as well as discussion of any concerns.

Annual Gynecological Exam

Annual Gynecological Exam

The annual gynecological exam is a yearly preventative and diagnostic examination that helps monitor any ongoing physical or hormonal conditions. The examination typically includes a routine breast and pelvic exam, and may include a screening for sexually transmitted diseases such as chlamydia or gonorrhea.

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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.

Endometrial Ablation for Menstruation with Heavy Bleeding (Minerva®)

Endometrial Ablation for Menstruation with Heavy Bleeding (Minerva®)

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

Fertility care at ARC focuses on monitoring, maintaining, and restoring your reproductive and gynecological health.

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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Gynecology (Gyn-only)

Gynecology (Gyn-only)

Hysterectomy

Hysterectomy

Hysterectomy is surgery to remove the uterus. In some cases, other parts of the reproductive system may be removed.

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Intrauterine Insemination

Intrauterine Insemination

Intrauterine insemination (IUI) is a procedure in which sperm is placed into the uterus using a small catheter. This treatment improves the chances of fertilization by increasing the number of healthy sperm that reach the fallopian tubes when the woman is most fertile.

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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Permanent Birth Control, Non-Surgical Procedure (Essure®)

Permanent Birth Control, Non-Surgical Procedure (Essure®)

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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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Well-Woman Exams

Well-Woman Exams

Well-woman exams at ARC help examine female patients and can help catch early signs of cancer and health problems. These annual checkups are also known as gynecological, pelvic, and annual exams.

Locations & Hours

Credentials

  • Board Certifications
    Board Certified in Obstetrics and Gynecology
  • Medical School
    Ohio State University, Columbus, OH, 1978
  • Residency
    Ohio State University Hospitals, Columbus, OH, 1982
  • Education
    B.S. in Chemistry (Magna Cum Laude), Mt. St. Joseph College, Cincinnati, OH, 1975
  • Professional Positions
  • Awards & Honors
    • Austin’s Top Doctors, Austin Monthly, 2022, 2024
    • Texas Monthly Super Doctors 2010

Patient Reviews

OVERALL PROVIDER RATING

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

4.8out of 5
  • February 23, 2024

    Dr Brinkman is wonderful, answers my questions and asks good questions! I like her as my Gyn doctor.

  • February 23, 2024

    Great Customer Service

  • February 23, 2024

    Explained thoroughly my complicated issue

  • February 23, 2024

    I saw Dr.Brinkman ago in another ARC and she was just as friendly and answered my questions.

  • February 22, 2024

    Dr. Brinkman remains awesome and thorough.

  • February 22, 2024

    Awesome Doctor!!!!

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