Ashley V. Austin, MD
Ashley V. Austin, MD
- Sports medicine
- Primary care
- Family medicine
- Telehealth services
Patient Ratings and Reviews
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*Dr. Austin was a phenomenal of a provider. Such care and concern after moments of having just met. I felt heard and validated in a way, and with the skill, too few clinicians are able to maintain. Bravo!
Provider *Ashley Austin is very busy - has many patients, seems rushed, not able to cal back to discuss urgent medical needs, visits were rushed! I do not fault *Dr. Austin for any of this. It is because UW puts too much work on the providers and nurses. I have required 2 less visits if the first one wasn't so rushed. This has been similar to my experiences in the hospital - each provider and nurse have so much to to in such little time and seen burned out. However they still are respectful, kind, patient and intelligent. I hope those that appear so overworked don't leave UW Medicine or healthcare. UW has excellent infection control! Hand sani everywhere!
Dr. Austin is an outstanding doctor! She helped me understand the condition [...] and what care I needed for it. I left the office feeling well-informed and pleased that I had found a good doctor. (I have had problems [...] off and on over the course of my life, and now I finally know what to do to improve the condition [...])
Dr. Austin is amazing. Her Nurse is also hilarious and wonderful. Such a dynamic and impactful team. < 3
Ashley is always warm and friendly, and great at explaining things.
*Dr. Austin was/is awesome! [...] was my medical assistant and she totally rocks. The resident who evaluated me was also very nice.
Seriously, everyone was amazing. The receptionist was very friendly, the MA was thorough and friendly, the resident was thorough and professional and a great listener (repeated what I said back to me to make sure they understood), and the doctor made me feel comfortable and welcome. I've seen several sports med doctors in the past and I flipping hated it; I never felt like they took me seriously because my injury wasn't serious/painful enough and wasn't associated with current heavy use during a sport. I've had doctors explain my injury to me in the past, and I understood it, but Dr. Austin explained it in a way that related to my personal experience, and in a way that made me feel like she took me seriously. I would 100% recommend Dr. Austin and the clinic to my friends. I am very, very likely to come back if/when one of my other chronic pain issues crops up again.
Both Dr. Austin and Dr. [...] (Resident) were extremely attentive and friendly. Great experience!
no suggestions, Dr Austin and her assistance are great!! And I highly recommend the doctor.
Dr Austin and her assistant [...] were very nice and helpful during the visit. I always get great service here and I'm willing to drive from a long distance where I live just to have my appointments here. I always leave with a smile even if I'm in pain knowing my injury concerns have been addressed. Thank you
None. Dr. Ashley and [...] were amazing! They explained everything cleary and were very positive. I felt comfortable and cared for.
*Dr. Austin takes very good care of my healthcare concerns. She is a good listener and makes sure I understand what she needs me to do for my treatment of a given concern. Her medical assistant, [...] is fantastic.
Dr. Austin was exceptional. Very thorough and extremely knowledgeable. Explained in detail and gave me choices so I felt I was participating in decisions. Immediately called me with new information from the radiologist and recommended appropriate care and referral.
Dr Austin is a very good Doctor, the best doctor I've seen since I moved here 9 years ago..
Ashley and the medical student who also attended my appointment were amazing. Both gave excellent care.
Overall, it was a great experience. I have seen Dr. Austin before for orthopaedic/sports medicine care and I absolutely love her and her staff.
[...] is wonderful help. very professional and caring. Dr Austin is is so very helpful. So pleased with her help.
About Ashley V. Austin
Ashley V. Austin, MD, is a board-certified sports medicine and family medicine physician who specializes in non-operative management of musculoskeletal problems due to acute injury or chronic injury/overuse syndromes.
Dr. Austin's clinical interests include using ultrasound guidance for diagnosis and treatment of muscle, bone, joint, tendon, ligament, and peripheral nerve entrapments not associated with back or spine pain.
Her research interests include radiofrequency ablation for chronic knee pain, women's health, and equity/diversity/inclusion in sports medicine.
Dr. Austin is currently accepting new sports medicine patients at the Sports Medicine Husky Stadium and Northwest Outpatient Medical Center. She is only accepting new family medicine patients at the Sports Medicine Northwest Outpatient Medical Center.
As a former Division I college athlete, she understands the importance of communication, team work, and shared decision-making, with the ultimate goal of returning patients back to their respective playing fields and activities of daily living. .
Dr. Austin enjoys hiking/mountaineering, playing soccer/basketball/tennis, snowboarding, cooking, traveling, rock climbing, reflective writing, watching movies and documentaries, and lake time with family and friends.
Education and Training
Fellowship, 2019, Primary Care Sports MedicineResidency, 2018, Family MedicineInternship, 2015, General SurgeryMedical Education, 2014
- Sports Medicine, 2019, American Board of Family Medicine
- Family Medicine, 2018, American Board of Family Medicine