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Education & Professional Highlights
Education & Fellowships
Fellowship - University Hospitals of Cleveland
Cleveland, OH USA
Fellowship - Cleveland Clinic
Nephrology and Hypertension
Cleveland, OH USA
Residency - Northwestern Memorial Hospital
Chicago, IL USA
Medical School - University of Michigan School of Medicine
Ann Arbor, MI USA
Undergraduate - University of Michigan
Ann Arbor, MI USA
- Internal Medicine - Nephrology
Research & Publications
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Cleveland Clinic physicians and scientists may collaborate with the pharmaceutical or medical device industries to help develop medical breakthroughs or provide medical expertise or education. Cleveland Clinic strives to make scientific advances that will benefit patient care and support outside relationships that promise public benefit. In order for the discoveries of Cleveland Clinic physicians' and scientists' laboratories and investigations to benefit the public, these discoveries must be commercialized in partnership with industry. As experts in their fields, Cleveland Clinic physicians and scientists are often sought after by industry to consult, provide expertise and education.
To assure professional and commercial integrity in such matters, Cleveland Clinic maintains a program that reviews these collaborations and, when appropriate, puts measures in place to minimize bias that may result from ties to industry. Cleveland Clinic publicly discloses the names of companies when (i) its physicians/scientists receive $5,000 or more per year (or, in rare cases, equity or stock options) for speaking and consulting, (ii) its physicians/scientists serve as a fiduciary, (iii) its physicians/scientists receive or have the right to receive royalties or (iv) its physicians/ scientists hold any equity interest for the physician's/scientist's role as inventor, discoverer, developer, founder or consultant.* In publicly disclosing this information, Cleveland Clinic tries to provide information as accurately as possible about its physicians' and scientists' connections with industry.
As of 1/1/2019, Dr. Augustine has reported no financial relationship with industry that is applicable to this listing. In general, patients should feel free to contact their doctor about any of the relationships and how the relationships are overseen by Cleveland Clinic. To learn more about Cleveland Clinic's policies on collaborations with industry and innovation management, go to our Integrity in Innovation page.
Public Health Service-Reportable Financial Conflicts of Interest. Cleveland Clinic scientists and physicians engage in basic, translational and clinical research activities, working to solve health problems, enhance patient care and improve quality of life for patients. Interactions with industry are essential to bringing the researchers' discoveries to the public, but can present the potential for conflicts of interest related to their research activities. Click here to view a listing of instances where Cleveland Clinic has identified a Public Health Service (PHS)-Reportable Financial Conflict of Interest and has put measures in place to ensure that, to the extent possible, the design, conduct and reporting of the research is free from bias.
* Cleveland Clinic physicians and scientists subscribe to the guidance presented in the PhRMA Code on Interactions with Healthcare Professionals and the AdvaMed Code of Ethics on Interactions with Health Care Professionals. As such, gifts of substantial value are generally prohibited.
64 Patient Satisfaction Reviews
The Patient Satisfaction Rating is an average of all responses to the care provider related questions shown below from our nationally-recognized Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey. Patients that are treated in outpatient or hospital environments may receive different surveys, and the volume of responses will vary by question.
Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5 with 5 being the best score.
The comments are submitted by patients and reflect their views and opinions. The comments are not endorsed by and do not necessarily reflect the views of Cleveland Clinic.
|Courtesy, Respect & Concern||4.9|
|Knows Medical History||4.8|
|Time Spent with Patient||4.9|
|Patient Rating of Doctor||4.9|
7 Patient Comments
Reviewed on Dec 20, 2018
Dr Augustine is by far the best nepro dr I have seen he is thorough compassionate personable very knowledgeable and treats me like family I will never see any iteration dr for my problem but him trivia person and dr he best cat say enough about this Dr he even followed through by phone on my way homeboy does that, a super dr again he is the best will always see Dr Augustine
Reviewed on Aug 23, 2018
Due to the length of a previous appointment, I was over an hour late for this appointment. The provider made time for me and spent all the time I needed to go over all my questions and concerns. He is awesome!
Reviewed on Aug 23, 2018
Dr. Augustine is great! Very attentive and responds to emails promptly if I have a question. I wish all my doctors were as good as him.
Reviewed on Aug 9, 2018
Dr Augustine was extremely sensitive to our situation and went out of his way to provide us with the information we needed to go forward. He also followed up and called us the next day.
Reviewed on Aug 2, 2018
We discussed in length medications and effects from taking. This provider was very excellent in listening and answering all of my questions to my complete satisfaction. Very Impressed!!
Reviewed on Apr 26, 2018
dr augenstine was very clear I was taking up his time as he stated he had 3 other patients waiting. I'm saddened and in disbelief.
Reviewed on Apr 24, 2018
Dr. Augustine is an excellent provider. He took his time to explain my medical condition and treatment options. He checked up on me to make sure I am doing well on the treatment. He went above and beyond his duty to ensure I received seamless medical care.
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