Dr. Robert E. Hootkins MD Nephrologist

Dr. Robert Hootkins is a nephrologist in Austin, Texas. He is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Cornerstone Hospital of CentralTX and Seton Medical Center Austin. He received his medical degree from University of Texas Southwestern Medical School and has been in practice for 29 years. Dr. Hootkins accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 29 doctors at Cornerstone Hospital of CentralTX and one of 29 at Seton Medical Center Austin who specialize in Nephrology.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Nephrologist: General Nephrology

Hospital Affiliation

Cornerstone Hospital of CentralTX

Seton Medical Center Austin
High performing in Nephrology

St. David's Medical Center

Education & Medical Training

St Paul Medical Center
Residency, Internal Medicine, 1985 - 1988

Baylor University Medical Center
Fellowship, Nephrology, 1988 - 1990

University of Texas Southwestern Medical School
Class of 1985

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Pediatrics
Certified 21 years in Pediatrics

American Board of Pediatrics
Certified 8 years in Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics

AZ State Medical License
Active through 2014

Awards, Honors & Recognition

Meaningful Use Stage 1 Certification, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services

Publications & Presentations

Treatment of hyperphosphatemia in hemodialysis patients: The Calcium Acetate Renagel Evaluation (CARE Study).
Qunibi, W.Y., Hootkins, R.E., McDowell, L.L., Meyer, M.S., Simon, M., Garza, R.O., Pelham, R.W., Cleveland, M.B., Muenz, L.R., He, D.Y., Nolan, C.R.

Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS North Carolina BlueOptions PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Lifewise Health Plan of Oregon
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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