Patients, help us protect our high-risk patients - please wear a mask if you have respiratory symptoms, a positive COVID-19 test, or COVID-19 exposure.
Effective 3/13/23, ARC transitions to optional masking for our staff and physicians, with required masking during specific situations. Read more.
In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the federal government declared a public health emergency (PHE) and passed a law that allowed you to automatically keep your Medicaid coverage (continuous Medicaid). Based on the new federal law, continuous Medicaid eligibility will end on March 31, 2023, so you need to renew your benefits when it’s time to ensure your coverage will continue if you are eligible.
Patients should look for notices from HHSC in YELLOW envelopes that say "ACTION REQUIRED" in RED lettering. Notices will come in the mail and/or via portal if clients chose electronic notices. They should respond quickly when they receive it.
If you don’t respond to renewal or information requests from HHS, you could lose your coverage.
Como respuesta a la pandemia de COVID-19, el gobierno federal declaró una Emergencia de Salud Pública (PHE, por sus siglas en inglés) y aprobó una ley que le permitió a usted mantener automáticamente su cobertura de Medicaid (cobertura continua de Medicaid). Según la nueva ley federal, la elegibilidad para la cobertura continua de Medicaid se terminará el 31 de marzo, de 2023, por eso necesita renovar sus beneficios cuando se llegue el momento para asegurar que su cobertura va a continuar si usted todavía es elegible.
Pacientes deben buscar avisos de la HHSC en sobres AMARILLOS con el texto “ACCIÓN REQUERIDA” en letras ROJAS. Los avisos llegarán por correo y/o a través del portal en línea si los clientes eligieron recibir avisos electrónicos. Deberían responder con rapidez cuando lo reciban.
Si no responde a las solicitudes de renovación o de información de la HHSC, podría perder su cobertura.
ARC MyChart downtime: Due to technical maintenance, ARC MyChart will be unavailable 7:00pm Saturday, April 1 to 7:00am Sunday, April 2. To schedule an appointment during this time, please call 512-272-4636 and press "1". You can reach all-night phone nurses by calling any clinic and pressing “4” to speak with a nurse.
Austin Regional Clinic (ARC) doctors, staff, and leadership are committed to providing our community with high quality convenient care. One of the ways we demonstrate this priority is through our online transparency.
You can review our provider ratings and comments on our web site with the confidence that they are all based on verified visits. We post all patient feedback relevant to the entire visit and only refrain from posting comments that are libelous, profane, or those that risk the privacy of our patients.
The below guide provides details about how we collect and share our patient feedback.
ARC partnered with Binary Fountain to collect patient feedback about their doctor’s visit. We gather feedback from text surveys that are sent after the visit. Binary Fountain is an independent third party customer feedback company that provides the technology to collect the feedback and display ratings and comments on our web site. All ratings are submitted by actual patients and verified by ARC.
Patients for whom we have a mobile phone number receive a text survey within two hours of checking in for their visit. Patients are asked to complete the survey and provide ratings and comments regarding their experience at different touch points of their visit. We use this feedback to recognize doctors and staff, identify issues we can correct, and enhance our care.
ARC posts all positive and negative patient feedback that is relevant to the entire visit. We refrain from posting comments that are libelous, profane, or those that risk the privacy of our patients.
ARC asks questions that touch on the overall patient experience related to their visit. Anyone seeking detailed information about each question can view the ratings for each specific question on the Reviews tab on the provider bio page on the website. We calculate our provider star ratings based on the responses to question number six below. We calculate our location star ratings based on the responses to all the below questions.
Since more recent data provides a more accurate picture, we require a minimum of 30 patient surveys per doctor in the last 12 months before we post a physician’s rating.
ARC physicians and staff review all comments and act to rectify issues. Since the purpose of the feedback is to allow us to improve the overall patient experience, we display the last 90 days of comments which are the most relevant for the practice.
No. Only patients having an outpatient visit by an ARC physician receive a survey. The results are based entirely from patients who have actually been treated by the physician in our clinics.
Comments are reviewed and approved prior to being published to the website. If a comment contains any personally identifiable information, that information will be removed from the comment.
Accepting new patients
ARC East 7th
Ages seen: 18 - 99
Joined ARC: 2021
Dr. Pinnock grew up in the beautiful parish of St. Ann on the island of Jamaica, moving to New Jersey when she was a teen. In her free time, she loves spending time outdoors, going on walks with her husband, and gardening. Dr. Pinnock also enjoys music – both singing and dancing. Being relatively new to the Central Texas area, she looks forward to exploring the area – and to enjoying Texas barbeque!
Dr. Pinnock performs screenings and procedures at:
I have always been interested in medicine, even as a child, but I really decided to become a doctor after mygrandmother passed away due to complications of colon cancer. Unfortunately, as sometimes happens in Jamaica, she did not fully understand the implications ofher diagnosis and treatment nor did her family have the information to help make decisions about her care. That experience motivated me to go on to medical school and a Gastroenterology specialty. My practice is centered around communication and care, providing my patients with information to make an informed decision as I listen to their concerns. I treat each patient with the care and attention I would want for my family.
An anoscopy allows your provider to examine the anal canal and rectum with an anoscope to help diagnose anal and rectal conditions.
A colonoscopy is a safe and effective way to test for cancer in the colon or rectum (colorectal cancer). A colon cancer screening is typically a 20-30 minute outpatient procedure performed at a hospital or surgery center.
Screening tests for Colorectal Cancer, as well as methods to try to prevent it. In addition to regular colorectal cancer screenings, exercise and maintaining a healthy weight can reduce your risk of colorectal cancer.
What you eat can contribute to digestive problems. Changing your diet and lifestyle, avoiding certain foods, and managing stress may offer significant benefits.
An esophageal dilation is used to widen a narrowed section of your esophagus, relieving difficulty swallowing or dysphagia.
This procedure allows the healthcare provider to check the inside of a part of the large intestine.
Gastroenterologists can evaluate and treat diseases that affect the digestive system, which includes the gastrointestinal tract (esophagus, stomach, small intestine, large intestine, rectum, and anus) as well as the pancreas, liver, bile ducts, and gallbladder.
Helicobacter pylori (H. pylori) is a type of bacteria that infects your stomach. It can damage the tissue in your stomach and the first part of your small intestine.
IV delivered drug infusions for patients with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD).
A small bowel enteroscopy is a test that allows a provider to examine the deeper small intestine.
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.
An upper endoscopy is a procedure to examine the inner lining of the upper digestive tract.
Rating based on "Did the healthcare provider or doctor provide the care you expected?"
The wait time to see the Doctor was short, less than Five minutes. Dr.Pinnock explained everything so I could understand it clearly. She also answered all of my questions. My visit was great and I will definitely recommend her to my friends and family.
Everyone was so nice. Dr. Pinnock was fantastic, probably the most comfortable I’ve ever felt at the doctor. Her assistant was great as well and very helpful. Thank you!!
Dr. Pinnock was patient, kind and understanding. She took her time and listened to my concerns. I appreciated her insight and empathy.
Everyone is wonderful, good vibe at this ARC
I was very impressed
Dr Pinnock was lovely and helpful and personable !!
ARC is pleased to announce that Keri Lee T. Pinnock, MD, Gastroenterology, has joined the team at ARC East 7th. Learn more about why Dr. Pinnock stresses the importance of screening.
August 9, 2021
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Dr. Pinnock is currently accepting new patients. Call to schedule at:
Children (ages 3-11)
Adolescents (ages 12-18)
Toddlers (ages 0-2)