Urology Austin, VIP Chiropractic Care open new offices and other updates from South Austin health care providers

Ascension Seton Dripping Springs Health Center is a primary care office, and more services will be introduced in the future. (Courtesy Ascension Seton Dripping Springs Health Center)
Ascension Seton Dripping Springs Health Center is a primary care office, and more services will be introduced in the future. (Courtesy Ascension Seton Dripping Springs Health Center)

Ascension Seton Dripping Springs Health Center is a primary care office, and more services will be introduced in the future. (Courtesy Ascension Seton Dripping Springs Health Center)

From new doctor’s offices in Dripping Springs to relocations and recognitions in South Austin, the last two months have been filled with news from local health care providers and professionals.

1. Urology Austin, a health care provider that offers standard urology services for men and women and treats emergency conditions, relocated its South Austin services Dec. 14 to a new office at 608 Radam Lane, Austin. The office is the new home for the practices previously located at 4007 James Casey St., Ste. C-150, and 4207 James Casey St., Ste. 107, Austin. Urology Austin has 17 offices across Central Texas. 512-443-5988. www.urologyaustin.com

2. WellMed at Dripping Springs held a grand opening Dec. 15 in Belterra Village, 165 Hargraves Drive, Bldg. 100, Ste. S-100, Dripping Springs. WellMed—which has a network of doctors and practices across the country—serves as a primary care clinic for older adults and focuses on promoting healthy lifestyles, preventive care, and identifying early risks of illnesses and conditions. 737-243-7756. www.wellmedfindadoctor.com

3. Westbank Pediatrics, which has been an Austin-based medical team for 20 years and is led by Dr. Durdana Malik, is now part of the Texas Children’s Pediatrics team. Texas Children’s Pediatrics announced Westbank Pediatrics as the health provider’s 10th Austin location Dec. 8. Texas Children’s Pediatrics Westbank Pediatrics is located at 4207 James Casey Blvd., Ste. 111, Austin. 512-444-9800 www.texaschildrenspediatricsaustin.org

4. VIP Chiropractic Care relocated to 4309 S. First St., Austin, on Dec. 5. Previously located at 1221 W. Ben White Blvd., Austin, the South Austin practice run by Dr. Glen Wilkinson offers chiropractic adjustments to treat existing conditions and prevent recurring pain and illness. 512-809-1113. www.vipchiropractic.care


5. St. David’s South Austin Medical Center received an A grade for hospital safety by The Leapfrog Group, a nonprofit watchdog organization that evaluates health care provider spending and practices. The award shows that the facility has efforts in place to “protect patients from harm and provide safer health care,” according to a December announcement by the health provider. St. David’s South Austin Medical Center is located at 901 W. Ben White Blvd., Austin. 512-447-2211. www.hospitalsafetygrade.org, www.stdavids.com

6. Ascension Seton Dripping Springs Health Center held a grand opening Nov. 12. Located at 249 Sportsplex Drive, Ste. 204, Dripping Springs, the office is led by physicians Brian Jameson and Catherine Edwards. The Dripping Springs location serves as a primary care office, offering annual checkups, minor acute care and preventive care to the community. Jameson said the goal is to introduce more specialty services—including urology and cardiology—over time or on a rotation in the future. 512-324-9570. https://healthcare.ascension.org

7. Stakes Chiropractic Center opened Nov. 2 at 7413 Old Bee Caves Road, Austin, inside the Oak Hill Healing Arts building. Previously located at 4604 S. Lamar Blvd., Ste. E-101, Austin, the chiropractic office has been in Austin for 36 years. 512-892-2160. www.stakeschiropractic.com

8. Nonprofit Texas Health Action opened a new Kind Clinic at 2800 S. I-35, Ste. 103, Austin, earlier this fall. According to a news release, the sexual wellness clinic is now accepting patients and plans to open an on-site pharmacy next year. Kind Clinic also offers specialized care for the LGBTQIA+ community, according to the release. 833-937-5463. www.kindclinic.org