Heidi Busceme, MD, FAAP

Heidi W. Busceme, MD, FAAP

Pediatrics
4.7of 5 | (209) | View Reviews
About our provider ratings

Accepting new patients ARC Southwest Ages seen: 0 - 18 Joined ARC: 2009

About Heidi W. Busceme, MD, FAAP

  • After practicing in a small city in Northeast Texas, Dr. Busceme and her family relocated to Austin in January 2009. She loves every aspect of Austin, including outdoor activities, festivals, and the theater. She enjoys spending time with her husband and three children, whether playing at the park, swimming, or just hanging out at home.

The greatest part of being a pediatrician is the opportunity to watch a child grow. My goal is to help parents raise their children to be happy, healthy, and productive adults. I believe in treating every child with respect, just as I would my own.

Services

Behavioral Evaluation

Behavioral Evaluation

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

Circumcision

Circumcision

Circumcision is a surgery to remove the skin covering the end of the penis, called the foreskin, and is most often done one or two days after a baby boy’s birth. ARC Pediatricians are available to perform the procedure and answer any questions you may have about the procedure.

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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, Houston, TX, 1996
  • Residency
    University of Arkansas for the Medical Sciences Arkansas Children's Hospital, Little Rock, AR, 1999
  • Education
    B.S. in Chemistry, Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, OK, 1992
  • Professional Positions
    • Fellow, American Academy of Pediatrics
  • Awards & Honors
    • 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?"

4.7out of 5
  • February 14, 2024

    Dr Busceme has been an excellent provider and always practical in her approach.

  • February 10, 2024

    I loved how the provider answered all of my questions illness related or not

  • February 9, 2024

    Loved the MA, MD. Dislike the front desk's lack of customer service.

  • February 7, 2024

    Do not like waiting times (many bad experiences) Impossible to reach on the phone No walk in appointments. The point of a pediatric clinic is to help kids/babies immediately not in 2 days!

  • February 7, 2024

    Dr. Busceme is a stellar physician and she is in tune with my childrens needs. We always have a great experience when we see her.

  • January 31, 2024

    Absolutely love, Dr. Busceme! She is extremely thorough with her patients, kindhearted, and goes the extra mile consistently throughout the years of my daughter seeing her.