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Kevin V. Hackshaw, MD

Appointments: 1-833-UT-CARES (1-833-882-2737)
Fax: 1-512-495-5680
Dell Med Directory Bio: Kevin Hackshaw, MD


Baylor College of Medicine, MD

Brooklyn College, BS, Chemistry


Internship & Residency, Internal Medicine, Harlem Hospital Center/Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons

Fellowship, Rheumatology, University of Colorado Health

Biography and Education

Clinical Biography

Kevin Hackshaw, MD, is a board-certified rheumatologist in UT Health Austin’s Rheumatology Clinic. With 30 years of experience, he specializes in fibromyalgia and other conditions that comprise of central sensitivity syndromes, such as rheumatoid arthritis, psoriatic arthritis, gout, systemic lupus erythematosus, vasculitis, and more. Additionally, Dr. Hackshaw is an associate professor and serves as both the interim Associate Chair of Research and the Chief of the Division of Rheumatology for the Dell Medical School Department of Internal Medicine.

Dr. Hackshaw earned his bachelor’s degree in chemistry from Brooklyn College and his medical degree from Baylor College of Medicine. He completed both an internship and residency in internal medicine at Harlem Hospital Center/Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons as well as a fellowship in rheumatology at the University of Colorado Health.

Dr. Hackshaw’s current and ongoing research investigates potential biomarkers for fibromyalgia and is supported by the National Institutes of Health. His long-term goal involves biomarker characterization that will lend itself towards more specific therapeutic options for conditions where there are currently no definitive blood tests.

Please note: The Rheumatology Clinic is at capacity and not accepting new patients or referrals at this time.


  • Fibromyalgia
  • Psoriatic arthritis
  • Rheumatoid arthritis
  • Rheumatology

Board Certification

  • American Board of Internal Medicine, Internal Medicine
  • American Board of Internal Medicine, Rheumatology

Awards & Honors

  • Alpha Omega Alpha
  • Champion of Family Medicine, The Ohio State University Department of Family Medicine
  • Fellow, American College of Rheumatology



  • 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
  • Beech Street PPO (SPHN)
  • 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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