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Frances Austin, MD

Assistant professor
40 Ratings

Hematology and oncology


Fredericksburg Multispecialty Center
10528 Spotsylvania Avenue
Fredericksburg, VA 22408
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Children's Pavilion
1000 East Broad Street
Richmond, VA 23219
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Areas of interest

Solid tumors
Renal tumors (Wilms)


Dr. Austin is a member of the American Society of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology, American Society of Hematology, Children's Oncology Group and American Society of Clinical Oncology.


Medical School Drexel University School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA
Residency St. Christopher's Hospital for Children, Philadelphia, PA
Fellowship Children's Hospital of Richmond at VCU

Research interests

Molecular biology of solid tumors


F Austin, U Oyarbide, G Massey, M Grimes, S Corey. Synonymous mutation in TP53 results in cryptic splice site affecting its DNA binding site in an adolescent with two primary sarcomas. Pediatric Blood & Cancer. 2017 in revision.

Ratings & reviews

40 Ratings

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October 2019
I've been to a lot of doctors because of different issues & this doctor was the best I've ever seen.
October 2019
Love Dr. Austin!
August 2019
Dr. Austin is awesome. She took her time and we didn't feel rushed. She answered all questions and concerns in a manner that we understood.
January 2019
Dr. Austin was awesome and very compassionate and she took time to explain everything.
November 2018
Dr. Austin is so good w/my daughter.
November 2018
September 2018
Dr. Austin always has an abundance of compassion and understanding.
  • Specialty: Pediatric Hematology and Oncolog
physician practice phone number(540) 891-3173       

Board Certifications

Clinical Interests

  • Solid tumors
  • Hepatoblastoma
  • Renal tumors (Wilms)
  • Sarcomas

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