Jack Horton, Jr., MD

Jack E. Horton, Jr., MD

Pediatrics
4.8of 5 | (137) | 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

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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Immunizations and Schedules

Immunizations and Schedules

Immunizations help provide immunity to children and adults before they are exposed to potentially harmful diseases like hepatitis B, measles, mumps, polio and more.

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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 Meet & Greet

Pediatric Meet & Greet

Preparing for your baby's arrival is an exciting time that can raise questions about the health care your child will receive. A free ARC Pediatric Meet & Greet is an excellent opportunity for you to learn about our practice and inquire about an individual doctors' philosophy of caring for infants, children, and teens. 

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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 will help you determine the kind of help you need and will help you access the right resources for your child.

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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

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    ARC Southwest
    1807 West Slaughter Lane Suite 490
    Austin, TX 78748
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    512-282-8967 Fax: 512-406-7351

    Mon-Fri: 7:30am - 9:00pm
    Sat: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    Sun: 8:00am - 5:00pm

    Mon - Fri: 5:00pm - 9:00pm

    Sat & Sun: 8:00am - 5:00pm

    Call 512-346-6611 for an appointment. Last appointment is 30 minutes before closing.

    COVID-19 Curbside Testing

    Mon - Fri: 8:00am - 7:00pm (Closed 12:00pm - 1:00pm)

    Sat & Sun: 8:00am - 5:00pm (Closed 12:00pm - 1:00pm)

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, Childrens 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?"

4.8out of 5
  • January 30, 2023

    Excellent doctor. He gave my son the time to explain what he was feeling. Very patient doctor. Thank you.

  • January 26, 2023

    Everyone was extremely nice

  • January 25, 2023

    Omg, love him dr Horton answered all my questions. Thank you so much.

  • January 21, 2023

    Dr Horton is an excellent doctor and explains things well.

  • January 8, 2023

    Dr. Horton was very thorough and explained everything real precisely Just awesome. Thank you,

  • January 4, 2023

    Dr. Horton is always so helpful! The staff were all so friendly and patient with my child.