Geshia Austin, MD

Geshia Austin, MD

Pediatrics
4.8of 5 | (214) | View Reviews
About our provider ratings

Accepting new patients ARC Southwest Ages seen: 0 - 18 Languages: Spanish Joined ARC: 2013

About Geshia Austin, MD

  • Dr. Austin enjoys spending time with her husband and two children. Together, they like to explore the city, especially the outdoors. She also enjoys running and reading.

As a pediatrician, the best part of my job is watching children grow and reach their full potential. My philosophy of care is focused on educating my patients and their families to promote healthy emotional and physical development.

Services

Behavioral Evaluation

Behavioral Evaluation

ARC Pediatrics provides behavioral evaluations to gather information to help your child and family.

Developmental and Autism Screening

Developmental and Autism Screening

Developmental and Autism screenings are tests that help diagnose developmental challenges in children.

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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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.

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Hearing Screenings for School-Age Children

Hearing Screenings for School-Age Children

Hearing screenings are tests to help identify hearing loss in children and its severity.

Lactation Support

Lactation Support

If you choose to breastfeed, your ARC pediatrician, ob/gyn, and care team can provide advice and recommendations. We also partner with Breastfeeding Success (BFS) to help new parents fwith specialized educational materials, classes, and visits with a lactation consultant, as needed.

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Newborn Hearing Screenings

Newborn Hearing Screenings

Hearing loss screenings for newborns help determine if your baby has hearing loss.

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 Immunizations

Pediatric Immunizations

Immunizations are a safe, effective way to protect children from diseases, including some cancers, as well as hospitalization, disability, and death. It is important to maintain routine immunizations during a pandemic or other public health emergency to prevent further outbreaks.

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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.

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Pediatric Newborn Visits

Pediatric Newborn Visits

Our dedicated pediatricians offer comprehensive 3-day and 2-week newborn visits designed to ensure the health and well-being of your newest family member.

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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-Check Exam

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.

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Locations & Hours

Credentials

  • Board Certifications
    Board Certified in Pediatrics
  • Medical School
    The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, San Antonio, TX, 2010
  • Residency
    The University of Texas Southwestern Austin Pediatrics (Dell Children’s Medical Center of Central Texas), Austin, TX, 2013
  • Education
    B.S. in Biology, Cum Laude & Dean’s List, The University of Texas at San Antonio, San Antonio, TX, 2005
  • Professional Positions
    • Member, Travis County Medical Society
  • Awards & Honors
    • Austin Monthly Magazine Top Pediatricians 2020
    • Texas Monthly Super Doctors “Rising Stars” - 2016, 2018
    • Top Docs for Kids 2021, Austin Monthly Magazine

Patient Reviews

OVERALL PROVIDER RATING

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

4.8out of 5
  • February 14, 2024

    Dr. Austin is a caring and knowledgeable provider. She makes us feel seen and cared for.

  • February 11, 2024

    Always have a great visit with Dr. Austin we love her!

  • February 8, 2024

    The best doctor in the world

  • January 29, 2024

    Dr. Austin is fantastic, knowledgable, kind and personable. 100% recommend!

  • January 27, 2024

    Dr Austin always gives us great care. I love ARC.

  • January 23, 2024

    We love ARC. Dr. Austin is wonderful.