Hetu Y. Parekh, MD Pronunciation Guide

Allergy and Asthma
4.9of 5 | (60) | View Reviews
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About Hetu Y. Parekh, MD

  • Dr. Parekh’s early years were spent in India, then in the U.S. in Chicago and Massachusetts. When he is not at work, he enjoys “anything outdoors,” whether just a walk in the neighborhood or hiking and picnicking with his family. Dr. Parekh also enjoys traveling, cooking, and “of course, eating at food trucks!” His favorite area spot is the hike-and-bike trail loop around Lady Bird Lake.

I chose medicine because it is one of the few careers so exclusively people-focused that I can talk to many different people each day and get to know them! After practicing general pediatrics for several years, I chose to become an allergist because I was seeing so many patients with allergy problems and really wanted to delve deeply into that specific area. I enjoy Allergy so much because treating people for their underlying condition with allergy drops or shots lets me get to the root cause of the problem instead of just giving a medication to put a ‘bandaid’ on the problem.

Services

Allergy Drops and Shots

Allergy Drops and Shots

Allergy shots or drops can provide relief for your allergy symptoms. Both are effective and safe allergy immunotherapy treatments for seasonal allergies.

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Allergy History & Consultation

Allergy History & Consultation

At ARC, our Allergy and Asthma physicians diagnose and treat allergies; including pollen, mold, bee venom, pet dander, food, and notably in Austin, cedar; and asthma, which can be caused by allergies or by other triggers, such as exercise.

Allergy Testing

Allergy Testing

Allergy tests will help you and your healthcare provider or allergist know what substances cause your allergy symptoms. 

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 in Allergy and Immunology
  • Medical School
    St. George’s University School of Medicine, Grenada, West Indies, 2004
  • Fellowship
    Fellowship in Allergy/Immunology, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, Shreveport, LA, 2016
  • Residency
    Long Island College Hospital/Beth Israel Medical Center, Brooklyn/Manhattan, NY, 2007
  • Education
    BA in Biology, cum laude, George Washington University, Washington, DC, 1996
    MA in South Asian Studies, Columbia University, New York, NY, 1999
  • Professional Positions

    Dr. Parekh holds thesememberships and honors: 

    • Super Doctors® Texas, 2019-2022 
    • Austin Monthly Top Docs, 2019-2022 
    • Castle Connelly Top Doctor®, 2019-2022 
    • Rising Stars® Texas, 2018 
    • Diplomate, American Board of Allergy and Immunology 
    • Member, American Academy of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology 
    • Member, American College of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology

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OVERALL PROVIDER RATING

Rating based on the helpfulness of the doctor's nurse and/or medical assistant (MA)

4.9out of 5
  • November 30, 2022

    The entire staff was kind, courteous, and helpful. The nurse and doctor both had a phenomenal bedside manner, and I really appreciated the doctor’s insight and intelligence. He was extremely down-to-Earth, and he managed to be quick and efficient without seeming rushed. His demeanor and adeptness made me feel entirely at ease and trusting of him and his treatment. I wish I could find a GP like him!

  • November 29, 2022

    I really like that the doctor looked at my chart, askede questions about my history and medicine.

  • November 28, 2022

    I showed up 10 minutes early. After waiting till 15 minutes past my appointment time - I walked in to locate a nurse and was then showed to a waiting room. Would have preferred to not have to do that.

  • November 20, 2022

    Dr. listens, evaluates carefully your issue & truly cares about helping you.

  • November 18, 2022

    Location is far and virtual options should be easier to schedule.

  • November 14, 2022

    I was a walk-in with a bee sting and very allergic. I was taken care of immediately and very appreciative of that. Everyone was awesome.

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