Why Choose UT Health Austin?
We care about what matters most to you
You, your family, your goals, and your preferences are always at the center of your care. We work with you to build a unique treatment plan that meets your needs and the goals you want to accomplish.
We offer compassionate, whole-person care
We integrate health and behavioral health services to better understand you as a person. Our team is here to listen, learn, and communicate with you throughout your treatment to ensure your care always meets your needs.
We have a team of experts focused on you
Depending on your unique needs, your care team may include various specialists that we have available onsite, including doctors, surgeons, nurse practitioners, dietitians, physical therapists, social workers, and more.
What’s New at UT Health Austin
Quality of Life at Any Stage of a Serious Illness Is Important
July 15, 2020
With a serious or chronic illness, the illness as well as the treatment may cause side effects or discomfort that can affect your overall quality of life. UT Health Austin palliative and supportive care specialist Elizabeth Kvale, MD, MSPH, explains how integrating a palliative care team from the point of diagnosis can help ease unwanted symptoms and maximize positive outcomes.
Establishing a Novel Way to Investigate Causes of Pregnancy Loss
July 13, 2020
The first question couples often ask after the loss of a pregnancy is “Why?” For reproductive endocrinologist and infertility specialist Winifred Mak, MD, PhD, in UT Health Austin’s Women’s Health Institute, this question is not only difficult to hear, but also can be difficult to answer. Find out how Dr. Mak's latest research may help us understand the causes of pregnancy loss and prevent miscarriages.
Heat-Related Illness and Outdoor Workers
July 10, 2020
As idyllic as summer seems for most of us, extreme heat and humid conditions affect thousands of outdoor workers causing a range of heat illness that can affect anyone. UT Health Austin's WorkLife Occupational Health, Walk-In, and Travel Clinic works closely with employers and employees to help educate, advise, and care for individuals who may be most at risk for heat-related conditions.
Annual Exam vs. Sports Physical vs. Occupational Health Exam: What’s the Difference?
July 08, 2020
Paying a visit to your doctor for an annual checkup is important, but you may need more than just an annual wellness check depending on your occupation or involvement in sports and activities. Here's a review of the different types of exams you or your family may need.