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Garrett Key, MD, FAPA, FACLP

Appointments: 1-833-UT-CARES (1-833-882-2737)
Fax: 1-512-495-5709
Dell Med Directory Bio: Garrett Key, MD


Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, MD


Residency, General Adult Psychiatry, Vanderbilt University Medical Center

Fellowship, Psychosomatic Medicine/Consultation-Liaison Psychiatry, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

Biography and Education

Clinical Biography

Garrett Key, MD, FAPA, FACLP, is a board-certified psychiatrist in UT Health Austin’s Livestrong Cancer Institutes. He is also a part of UT Health Austin’s CaLM Care Team. Additionally, Dr. Key is an assistant professor for the Dell Medical School Department of Psychiatry and a courtesy assistant professor in the Dell Medical School Department of Oncology.

Dr. Key earned his medical degree from Vanderbilt University School of Medicine. He completed a residency in general adult psychiatry at Vanderbilt University Medical Center and a fellowship in psychosomatic medicine/consultation-liaison psychiatry at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center.

Dr. Key also provides outpatient care for medically admitted patients at the Ascension Seton HTB Specialty Clinic and Dell Seton Medical Center at The University of Texas.


  • Consultation-liaison psychiatry
  • Psychiatric care for cancer patients

Board Certification

  • American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, General Adult Psychiatry
  • American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, Consultation-Liaison Psychiatry



  • UT Health Austin Clinics
    Health Transformation Building
    1601 Trinity Street, Bldg. A
    Austin, TX 78712
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Insurance Accepted

Insurance Accepted

  • AARP Medicare Complete Focus Essential HMO
  • AARP Medicare Complete Focus HMO
  • Accountable Health Plan/Interplan (SPHN)
  • Aetna Medicare Advantage
  • Aetna PPO/HMO (All HMO Plans require a referral)
  • Aetna Seton Health Alliance
  • Aetna Whole Health
  • Ambetter-Superior Health Plan - Exchange Plan
  • Amerigroup/Amerivantage Classic
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield Blue Advantage HMO/Health Select (All HMO Plans require a referral)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield Blue Choice PPO/UT Select
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield Blue Essentials/Blue Essentials Access - Exchange Plan
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield PAR Plan
  • Cigna - All plans
  • Cigna Behavioral Health
  • Coventry (SPHN)
  • Dell Children’s Health Plan STAR/CHIP
  • EHN/WEB TPA - (Whole Foods)
  • First Care Access PPO Network (SPHN)
  • First Health (SPHN)
  • Firstcare HMO (SPHN) (All HMO plans require a referral)
  • Galaxy (SPHN)
  • Health Payors Organization (SPHN)
  • Healthsmart (SPHN)
  • Humana HMOx
  • Humana Medicare Advantage - all plans EXCEPT Humana Medicare Gold Plus. (Primary Care Providers are Out of Network for Humana Gold Plus)
  • Humana PPO/HMO/Choice Care (All HMO Plans require a referral)
  • Integrated Medical Systems PPO (SPHN)
  • Magellan
  • Medicaid/TMHP (Medicaid is not accepted in the Walk-In Clinic)
  • Medicare Part B Traditional fee for service (Novitas)
  • Multiplan (SPHN) (PHCS is out of network)
  • Optum
  • Oscar Healthcare (SPHN)
  • Seton Health Plan Smarthealth
  • Sendero IdealCare
  • Superior Health Plan STAR/CHIP/STAR KIDS
  • United Healthcare AARP PPO
  • United Healthcare All Savers/Choice/Choice Plus/PPO/HMO (All HMO Plans require a referral)
  • United Healthcare Community Plan - Medicaid
  • United Healthcare Dual Complete Focus HMO
  • United Healthcare Medicare
  • United Healthcare One
  • United Student Resources PPO (SPHN)
  • USA Managed Care (SPHN)
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