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Tonja Austin, MD

4.9
RUSH University Medical Group
Clinical Area:
Primary Care
Specialty: Family Medicine (General Medicine)
Languages:
English

Locations & Appointments

Primary location
RUSH Munster
RUSH Munster
9200 Calumet Ave
Munster, IN, 46321

(219) 806-6585
(312) 947-2270
Directions

Credentials

Certifications

Family Medicine (General Medicine)

Education and Training

West Suburban Medical Center - Family Medicine
Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

Academics & Publications

In addition to providing patient care, many of our clinicians have faculty appointments at RUSH University and perform clinical, basic science and community-based research. Our education and research endeavors are dedicated to enhancing excellence in patient care — now and in the future.

Assistant Professor

Insurance

Aetna
Aetna Better Health-Medicaid
Aetna Medicare Advantage HMO & PPO
Aetna PPO Exchange
Affiliated Physician Group
Ambetter of Illinois
Beech Street
Blue Cross Blue Shield Medicare Advantage HMO
Blue Cross Blue Shield Medicare Advantage PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois PPO
Chicago Health System(MacNeal Health Provider) Com
Chicago Health System(MacNeal Health Provider) Gov
Cigna
Cigna HMO One Health
Cigna Medicare Advantage
Community Healthcare Partners, LLC
CorVel
CountyCare
Coventry
Devoted Health
Dolton Medical Clinic
Dreyer Medical Clinic
Dupage Medical Group
ElmCare, LLC
Essential Health Partners
Fox Valley Medicine, Ltd.
Great-West Healthcare
Health Care's Finest Network (HFN)
Hinsdale Physician Group
Humana
Humana Medicare Advantage
IlliniCare YouthCare
Ingalls Provider Group
Little Company of Mary Health Providers
Mercy Physician Association (Inactive)
Meridian Complete (MMAI)
Molina Dual Options
Molina Healthcare of Illinois, Inc Marketplace
MultiPlan
NorthShore Physician Associates, Inc
Northwest Community Health Partners
Northwest Suburban IPA
Physician Care Network
Preferred Plan (Healthsmart)
Progress Health
Pronger-Smith Medical Care
Silver Cross Managed Care Organization
Specialty Physicians of Illinois
Swedish Covenant Physician Partners
USA Managed Care Organization
Union Health Services
United Healthcare
United Healthcare Medicare Advantage
University of Illinois at Chicago
WellCare Medicare Advantage
Zing Health

Accepted insurance plans are subject to change without notice. Please contact your insurance company to verify that the location or provider you plan to visit is included in your network before your visit. If you schedule an appointment and your provider is not in network with your insurance, your out of pocket liability may be higher than expected.

Ratings and Reviews

Overall
4.9
Care provider's efforts to include you in decisions about your care
4.9
Likelihood of your recommending this care provider to others
4.9
Explanations the care provider gave you about your problem or condition
4.9
Concern the care provider showed for your questions or worries
4.9
Care provider's discussion of any proposed treatment (risks, benefits, etc.)
4.9
5
A Patient at RUSH University Medical Center - May 2024
Dr Austin is the best physician ive ever had. She is very knowledgeable, caring, kind snd respectful. She is the best.
5
A Patient at RUSH University Medical Center - Apr 2024
Very caring & sympathic doctor & staff
5
A Patient at RUSH University Medical Center - Apr 2024
I recommend my family to Dr. Austin.
5
A Patient at RUSH University Medical Center - Apr 2024
Dr. Austin. An excellent physician. Professional,caring,asked and answers all questions. Always a good visit.
5
A Patient at RUSH University Medical Center - Apr 2024
Dr. Austin always provides an excellent experience
5
A Patient at RUSH University Medical Center - Apr 2024
I love that Dr. Austin explains everything and reasoning behind what she is doing. She is very thorough for all appointments.
5
A Patient at RUSH University Medical Center - Apr 2024
Dr Austin was as always professional, a good listener, caring, knowledgeable. Informative with a great sense of humor. She facilitates healing interventions. I feel blessed to be one of her patients. Great experience!
5
A Patient at RUSH University Medical Center - Apr 2024
Dr Austin is the best doctor I have ever had. She cares and is extremely interested in me.
5
A Patient at RUSH University Medical Center - Mar 2024
Efficient, compassionate and not in a rush.
5
A Patient at RUSH University Medical Center - Mar 2024
Excellent job
5
A Patient at RUSH University Medical Center - Mar 2024
I already have recommended Dr Austin to 2 of my friends. I loved that she will work with me as a partner
5
A Patient at RUSH University Medical Center - Mar 2024
Dr. Austin was very detail in explaining my medical care. That is so important to me.
5
A Patient at RUSH University Medical Center - Mar 2024
Dr. Austin is great. She explains everything and takes time to make sure you understand your options. She is also very thorough.
5
A Patient at RUSH University Medical Center - Mar 2024
Good
5
A Patient at RUSH University Medical Center - Feb 2024
Really liked Dr. Austin's delivery of services. Pleasant, concerned, knowledgeable and all around great experience.
5
A Patient at RUSH University Medical Center - Feb 2024
I get good explanations
5
A Patient at RUSH University Medical Center - Feb 2024
The doctor was wonderful
5
A Patient at RUSH University Medical Center - Feb 2024
Dr. Austin was awesome. She listened and really heard my concerns about my health, she came up with a plan that I feel comfortable with. I am so glad I chose her to be my primary physician.
5
A Patient at RUSH University Medical Center - Feb 2024
Dr. Austin is the most caring and supportive physician that I have ever had. I would recommend her to everyone. She is a huge blessing from God! I have already sent others to her for care.
5
A Patient at RUSH University Medical Center - Feb 2024
Dr. Austin explained and answered my questions thoroughly regarding a new medication I was to start taking. Also provided the benefits, pros and cons between two options she was giving me for the new medication.
5
A Patient at RUSH University Medical Center - Jan 2024
Outstanding
5
A Patient at RUSH University Medical Center - Jan 2024
Good
5
A Patient at RUSH University Medical Center - Jan 2024
Great experience
5
A Patient at RUSH University Medical Center - Dec 2023
Listened to me and thoroughly explained my question so I understand
5
A Patient at RUSH University Medical Center - Dec 2023
My doctor is, Dr. Austin, is very good. Both doctors I have seen are good
5
A Patient at RUSH University Medical Center - Dec 2023
Professional, informative, asked and answered all questions, calming, personable..Just the best in every way..
5
A Patient at RUSH University Medical Center - Dec 2023
Dr Austin and her nurse assistant are very professional and kind. All of my interactions with them have been superb. Dr. Austin actually reads my chart and explains issues, diagnosis and test results to me with clarity.
5
A Patient at RUSH University Medical Center - Dec 2023
Dr Austin was professional, thorough and concerned about my issues.
5
A Patient at RUSH University Medical Center - Nov 2023
Great customer service. Very knowledgeable
5
A Patient at RUSH University Medical Center - Nov 2023
Dr. Austin was very kind, and thorough in her explanations. She took extra time with me. Heard all my concerns and reviewed my history extensively.
5
A Patient at RUSH University Medical Center - Nov 2023
Excellent 1st time visit at this facility
5
A Patient at RUSH University Medical Center - Nov 2023
Very thorough examination, caring, professional and courteous.
5
A Patient at RUSH University Medical Center - Oct 2023
Dr Austin listened to every concern I had . She is informative and inclusive with my care .
5
A Patient at RUSH University Medical Center - Sep 2023
Dr Austin is the BEST! I can't recall having a doctor that Really cares about their patients the way she does. She cares about me and my health. It shows every visit. I am Extremely Pleased.
5
A Patient at RUSH University Medical Center - Sep 2023
Very good visit
5
A Patient at RUSH University Medical Center - Sep 2023
Doctor was very through and I really enjoyed my visit. Learned something new. Came Hope & told my husband how pleased I was. He asked me to schedule an appointment for him. We love Rush.
5
A Patient at RUSH University Medical Center - Sep 2023
I enjoy my visits with my doctor and am very glad to be with her.
5
A Patient at RUSH University Medical Center - Sep 2023
Dr Austin is the best absolutely have and will recommend to others
5
A Patient at RUSH University Medical Center - Sep 2023
My treatment was explained very clearly
5
A Patient at RUSH University Medical Center - Aug 2023
Dr. Austin is very patient-centric and I appreciated her including me in the review of my medical chart. I have already recommended her to a friend who is not happy with her PCP.
5
A Patient at RUSH University Medical Center - Aug 2023
Good
5
A Patient at RUSH University Medical Center - Aug 2023
Excellent experience
5
A Patient at RUSH University Medical Center - Aug 2023
Dr. Austin was very genuine when discussing my Healthcare. She not only took her time with discussing medications and health plans, she had a good spirit and showed her concern for my health. She reassured me that she would answer any and all questions, and she did without making me feel rushed. I truly appreciated Dr. Austin's bedside manner.
5
A Patient at RUSH University Medical Center - Jul 2023
I love Dr Austin she always listen to me and help me through what I'm going through at that time when I have an appointment.
5
A Patient at RUSH University Medical Center - Jul 2023
Dr Austin is attentive, very informative, great energy, welcoming personality, just overall awesome
5
A Patient at RUSH University Medical Center - Jul 2023
Dr. Austin is great!
5
A Patient at RUSH University Medical Center - Jul 2023
Excellent Care provider in every way. What I expect in a provider
5
A Patient at RUSH University Medical Center - Jul 2023
Dr. Austin is great, I am so happy Rush is in NWI. I've recommended her to family and friends who are in need of providers.
5
A Patient at RUSH University Medical Center - Jul 2023
Dr. Austin is very thorough and provides ample info during the visit
5
A Patient at RUSH University Medical Center - Jun 2023
Very satisfying experience. The doctor was very nice, personable and professional. I would definitely recommend.
5
A Patient at RUSH University Medical Center - Jun 2023
Overall, everything was good no complaints. Love the staff love the nurses I will be back.
5
A Patient at RUSH University Medical Center - Jun 2023
New patient visit and I was extremely happy with all there. First impressions are lasting ones.
5
A Patient at RUSH University Medical Center - Jun 2023
Listened and understood.
5
A Patient at RUSH University Medical Center - May 2023
Dr. Austin is extremely professional, personable, patient and caring.