Jack Horton, Jr., MD

Jack E. Horton, Jr., MD Pronunciation Guide

Pediatrics
4.7of 5 | (151) | View Reviews
About our provider ratings

Accepting new patients ARC Southwest Ages seen: 0 - 18 Joined ARC: 1994

About Jack E. Horton, Jr., MD

  • Dr. Horton has three children. He volunteers to perform camp physicals each spring for El Buen Samaritano. Dr. Horton enjoys hiking in Texas State Parks, especially McKinney Falls and Perdenales State Parks, and also enjoys growing fruit trees.

I treat my patients the same way I would treat my own children.

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 Southwestern at Dallas, Dallas, TX, 1991
  • Residency
    The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, San Antonio, TX, 1994
  • Education
    Bachelor of Arts with Honors, The University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX, 1987
  • Professional Positions
    • Member, Austin Regional Clinic Pension Committee
    • Served as Chief of Pediatrics, Children's Hospital of Austin (now Dell Children’s Medical Center), 2004-2005

Patient Reviews

OVERALL PROVIDER RATING

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

4.7out of 5
  • February 19, 2024

    We love Dr. Horton!

  • February 16, 2024

    Thank you for getting us an appointment last minute!

  • February 15, 2024

    I really appreciate Dr Horton. He's definitely has my sons best interest at heart. I greatly appreciate it! Thank you very much Dr Horton.

  • February 12, 2024

    Amazing service and clear communication when it came to treatment and follow up care. Highly recommend.

  • February 12, 2024

    The doctor and staff met my expectation.

  • February 9, 2024

    I appreciate that I was provided time to address any questions or concerns.