Dr. Swati Avashia

Internal Medicine and Pediatrics
Austin , TX
22 years experience female

Locations

Office

Austin , TX

Address

1313 Red River, Suite 100, Austin , TX
Directions

My office hours

Saturday: Closed
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About

Bio

After residency in Internal Medicine and Pediatrics at Indiana University in Indianapolis. Dr. Avashia spent two years in the United States Public Health Service as an Epidemic Intelligence Service Officer for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. During her term of service, she was stationed at the Texas Department of State Health Services in the Infectious Disease Epidemiology and Surveillance division. Dr. Avashia then spent five years working in indigent care clinics in Austin until she joined the Department of Family Medicine at UTSW Austin in October 2009. Her academic interests include pediatric and adolescent medicine curriculum and development, teaching evidence-based medicine, and health care disparities. She enjoys treating patients of all ages but has a particular interest in adults and children requiring complex medical care.

Specialties
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Internal Medicine and Pediatrics

Holistic Medicine, Board Certified

Integrative Medicine, Board Certified

Languages spoken

Gujarati

Doctor Q&A

298 Answers
339 Agrees
The number of answers this doctor has agreed with.
A male asked:
Dr. Swati Avashia
22 years experience Internal Medicine and Pediatrics
See your doctor: You should get your kidneys checked and also have your doctor review your medications to make sure there are no drug interactions contributing to this ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Swati Avashia
22 years experience Internal Medicine and Pediatrics
Costochondritis: You may have costochondritis, it is an inflammation of the cartilage that connects your ribs to your collar bone. It could also be chest muscle sorene ... Read More
A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. Swati Avashia
22 years experience Internal Medicine and Pediatrics
Probably OK: Green Tea may have more health benefits than black tea. Herbal Tea is fine too. For the healthiest way to drink tea you should minimize the amount of ... Read More
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Mar 24, 2012
I really enjoy the good and straight to the point opinions of Dr. Avashia.
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Avashia is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Avashia is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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This was very helpful. Thanks! This has started happening to my 2 yr son, along with his nails peeling at the top. He had hand, foot, and mouth in12/17. I didn't know this could be a result. Thank you...Read More
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This was very helpful. Thanks! Shortness of breath completely resolved with loss of 30+ pounds over a 4 month period. Thank you for your information.
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thanks a lot, but swelling is in the face side of the ear and not behind the ear. i hope u got my request and fully suggest the problem and remedy.

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

West Virginia University School of Medicine, WV
Graduated 1998MD
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