Kyaw Lwin Aung, MD, PhD


Languages

Burmese (Myanmar)


Education

University of Medicine 1, Yangon, Myanmar, MD

The University of Manchester, United Kingdom, PhD


Residency/Fellowship

Residency, Internal Medicine, Lincoln County Hospital, United Kingdom

Fellowship, Medical Oncology, Clatterbridge Cancer Center, Liverpool, United Kingdom

Fellowship, Early Phase Oncology Drug Development and Gastrointestinal Cancers, Princess Margaret Cancer Center/University of Toronto, Canada

Biography and Education

Clinical Biography

Kyaw Lwin Aung, MD, PhD, is a medical oncologist and a physician scientist in UT Health Austin’s Gastrointestinal Cancer subspecialty within UT Health Austin’s Livestrong Cancer Institutes. He specializes in treating patients with gastrointestinal cancers. Additionally, Dr. Aung is an assistant professor in the Dell Medical School Department of Oncology.

Dr. Aung earned his medical degree from the University of Medicine 1, Yangon in Myanmar and his doctorate from The University of Manchester in the United Kingdom. He completed a residency in internal medicine at Lincoln County Hospital in the United Kingdom, a fellowship in medical oncology at Clatterbridge Cancer Center in Liverpool, and a second fellowship in early phase oncology drug development and gastrointestinal cancers at Princess Margaret Cancer Center/the University of Toronto in Canada.

Dr. Aung’s mission is to deliver the best possible patient-centered multidisciplinary care to patients with gastrointestinal cancers and to find new therapies for patients with pancreatic cancer. His laboratory research focuses on understanding pancreatic cancer biology to develop novel personalized treatment strategies for patients with pancreatic cancer. He has published multiple peer-reviewed research papers in the field of oncology.

Specializations

  • Gastrointestinal cancer

Board Certification

  • Texas Medical Board

Awards & Honors

  • Member of Royal College of Physicians, United Kingdom

Locations

Locations

  • 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)
  • Ambetter-Superior Health Plan - Exchange Plan
  • Amerigroup
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield Blue Essentials/Blue Essentials Access - Exchange Plan
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield PAR Plan
  • Coventry (SPHN)
  • 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)
  • Healthsmart (SPHN)
  • Health Payors Organization (SPHN)
  • Integrated Medical Systems PPO (SPHN)
  • Medicare Part B Traditional fee for service (Novitas)
  • Medicaid/TMHP
  • Multiplan (SPHN) (PHCS is out of network - All HMO Plans require a referral)
  • Optum
  • Oscar Healthcare (SPHN)
  • Seton Health Plan Smarthealth
  • 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 Medicare
  • United Healthcare One
  • United Healthcare Dual Complete Focus HMO
  • United Student Resources PPO (SPHN)
  • USA Managed Care (SPHN)
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