Jacob Childers, MD

Jacob A. Childers, MD

Family Medicine
Same-Day Care
4.9of 5 | (186) | View Reviews
About our provider ratings

ARC Far West Ages seen: 10 - 99 Languages: Medical Spanish Joined ARC: 2009

About Jacob A. Childers, MD

  • Dr. Childers only sees patients for same-day illness and injury visits. Patients should always follow up with their primary care physician (PCP).

    Dr. Childers is married to his high school sweetheart, and they have two boys. He enjoys spending time with his family, exploring Austin, road biking, snow skiing, reading non-fiction, and watching sports. He moved back to Texas after his residency, and is happy to be in the Austin area.

I chose Family Medicine because I love the challenging variety, as well as the opportunity to touch lives in multiple ways. Each day brings new challenges and personalities, and is therefore never dull or monotonous. With Urgent Care medicine, I find that I really enjoy the opportunity to help fix whatever pressing need the patient brings to me.


Same-Day Care

Same-Day Care

With ARC Same-Day Care, appointments are available 365 days a year for minor emergencies, including sprains, colds and flu, minor burns, seasonal allergies, and more. We're here for you on days, nights, weekends, and holidays. 

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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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Locations & Hours


  • Board Certifications
    Board Certified in Family Medicine
    Board Certification in Urgent Care Medicine
  • Medical School
    The University of Texas Medical School at Houston, Houston, TX, 2002
  • Residency
    Carolinas Healthcare System, Charlotte, NC, 2005
  • Education
    B.S. in Biomedical Science, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX, 1998
  • Professional Positions
    • Member, American Academy of Family Physicians
    • Member, Travis County Medical Society

Patient Reviews


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

4.9out of 5
  • July 18, 2024

    El doctor fue un médico excelente

  • July 18, 2024

    Dr. Childers and his nurse were kind, thorough and extremely helpful. All of my concerns were addressed, and they went above and beyond to assist me.

  • July 17, 2024

    Really liked Dr Childers. Caring, kind, interested, gave helpful information.

  • June 27, 2024

    Dr. Childers today thorough examination and gave me the information I needed to make my decision. I was thoroughly satisfied in his thoroughness and directness and helping me make my decisions. It was a pleasure working with him and I will get back if I need to have the operation. Thank you so much.

  • June 20, 2024

    Dr. Childers was able to answer all my questions to my complete satisfaction and provided guidance on taking my new prescription medication along with another medication that I had already been taking a couple of days. Thank you for treating me and taking care of my health needs today.

  • June 12, 2024

    He really took some time to explain things and reassure me. Very gentle and considerate


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