Patients, help us protect our high-risk patients - please wear a mask if you have respiratory symptoms, a positive COVID-19 test, or COVID-19 exposure.
Effective 3/13/23, ARC transitions to optional masking for our staff and physicians, with required masking during specific situations. Read more.
In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the federal government declared a public health emergency (PHE) and passed a law that allowed you to automatically keep your Medicaid coverage (continuous Medicaid). Based on the new federal law, continuous Medicaid eligibility will end on March 31, 2023, so you need to renew your benefits when it’s time to ensure your coverage will continue if you are eligible.
Patients should look for notices from HHSC in YELLOW envelopes that say "ACTION REQUIRED" in RED lettering. Notices will come in the mail and/or via portal if clients chose electronic notices. They should respond quickly when they receive it.
If you don’t respond to renewal or information requests from HHS, you could lose your coverage.
Como respuesta a la pandemia de COVID-19, el gobierno federal declaró una Emergencia de Salud Pública (PHE, por sus siglas en inglés) y aprobó una ley que le permitió a usted mantener automáticamente su cobertura de Medicaid (cobertura continua de Medicaid). Según la nueva ley federal, la elegibilidad para la cobertura continua de Medicaid se terminará el 31 de marzo, de 2023, por eso necesita renovar sus beneficios cuando se llegue el momento para asegurar que su cobertura va a continuar si usted todavía es elegible.
Pacientes deben buscar avisos de la HHSC en sobres AMARILLOS con el texto “ACCIÓN REQUERIDA” en letras ROJAS. Los avisos llegarán por correo y/o a través del portal en línea si los clientes eligieron recibir avisos electrónicos. Deberían responder con rapidez cuando lo reciban.
Si no responde a las solicitudes de renovación o de información de la HHSC, podría perder su cobertura.
Austin Regional Clinic (ARC) doctors, staff, and leadership are committed to providing our community with high quality convenient care. One of the ways we demonstrate this priority is through our online transparency.
You can review our provider ratings and comments on our web site with the confidence that they are all based on verified visits. We post all patient feedback relevant to the entire visit and only refrain from posting comments that are libelous, profane, or those that risk the privacy of our patients.
The below guide provides details about how we collect and share our patient feedback.
ARC partnered with Binary Fountain to collect patient feedback about their doctor’s visit. We gather feedback from text surveys that are sent after the visit. Binary Fountain is an independent third party customer feedback company that provides the technology to collect the feedback and display ratings and comments on our web site. All ratings are submitted by actual patients and verified by ARC.
Patients for whom we have a mobile phone number receive a text survey within two hours of checking in for their visit. Patients are asked to complete the survey and provide ratings and comments regarding their experience at different touch points of their visit. We use this feedback to recognize doctors and staff, identify issues we can correct, and enhance our care.
ARC posts all positive and negative patient feedback that is relevant to the entire visit. We refrain from posting comments that are libelous, profane, or those that risk the privacy of our patients.
ARC asks questions that touch on the overall patient experience related to their visit. Anyone seeking detailed information about each question can view the ratings for each specific question on the Reviews tab on the provider bio page on the website. We calculate our provider star ratings based on the responses to question number six below. We calculate our location star ratings based on the responses to all the below questions.
Since more recent data provides a more accurate picture, we require a minimum of 30 patient surveys per doctor in the last 12 months before we post a physician’s rating.
ARC physicians and staff review all comments and act to rectify issues. Since the purpose of the feedback is to allow us to improve the overall patient experience, we display the last 90 days of comments which are the most relevant for the practice.
No. Only patients having an outpatient visit by an ARC physician receive a survey. The results are based entirely from patients who have actually been treated by the physician in our clinics.
Comments are reviewed and approved prior to being published to the website. If a comment contains any personally identifiable information, that information will be removed from the comment.
Accepting new patients
ARC Center Street
Ages seen: 0 - 18
Joined ARC: 2020
Dr. Soza grew up in Fulshear, TX, a small town outside of Houston. When she is not working, she “thoroughly enjoys” playing with her dog, Ruby, who is now considered a senior “but just as feisty as the day I got her.” Dr. Soza also enjoys trying new food, salsa dancing, and fantasy novels. Being relatively new to Central Texas, she considers Lake Travis “absolutely beautiful,” and also has fond memories of floating the Frio River and camping at Garner State Park in the Texas Hill Country.
I chose to be a doctor because I wanted to be able to help people and have a lasting impact on their lives. I still remember some of the things my pediatrician advised me to do, and wanting to have that kind of lasting effect, I felt pediatrics was the best specialty for me. Every step along the way has proven to be true. In my practice, open and honest communication, while keeping education of both the child and parents at heart, leads to the best care.
Circumcision is a surgery to remove the skin covering the end of the penis, called the foreskin, and is most often done one or two days after a baby boy’s birth. ARC Pediatricians are available to perform the procedure and answer any questions you may have about the procedure.
Many of our trusted ARC pediatricians offer pediatric ear piercing in a comfortable, clean, and safe environment.
A Flu vaccine can help prevent flu-related visits to the doctor each year. CDC recommends everyone 6 months and older get vaccinated every flu season.
Ideal Protein is a medically supervised meal replacement program consisting of partial meal replacements, vitamin and mineral supplements, and conventional food.
OPTIFAST® is a physician-supervised, total meal replacement program, and is a thoroughly studied, medically created liquid formula plan to help you lose weight and improve your health.
Immunizations help provide immunity to children and adults before they are exposed to potentially harmful diseases like hepatitis B, measles, mumps, polio, and more.
If you choose to breastfeed, your ARC pediatrician, ob/gyn, and care team can provide advice and recommendations. We also partner with Breastfeeding Success (BFS) to help new parents fwith specialized educational materials, classes, and visits with a lactation consultant, as needed.
ARC pediatric eye exams check eye health and scan for amblyopia risk factors, blurry vision, farsightedness, nearsightedness, vision loss, and more.
Preparing for your baby's arrival is an exciting time that can raise questions about the health care your child will receive. A free ARC Pediatric Meet & Greet is an excellent opportunity for you to learn about our practice and inquire about an individual doctors' philosophy of caring for infants, children, and teens.
When you have concerns about your child’s mental or behavioral health, your ARC pediatrician can conduct a screening or refer you to a provider who can determine the kind of help you need and help you access the right resources for your child.
ARC offers telemedicine visits for primary and specialty care. Doctors can quickly evaluate you for a new health issue or follow up with you via a phone call or video visit from the comfort of your home.
A well-check exam focuses on maintaining your child’s health and is a time to discuss preventive care. Our doctors cover growth, development, immunization updates, health, safety, nutrition, physical fitness, puberty, acne, learning, behavioral questions, and family and social concerns.
Rating based on "Did the healthcare provider or doctor provide the care you expected?"
Lab work. Had to be poked 2x for blood to come out. Short staff made the wait longer and the heating bag for blood flow help went cold limiting the flow.
Doctor was very nice.
Wonderful service and professional staff. Very clean clinic. The nurse is extremely nice and professional. We loved the place. We will definitely be clients of this clinic and of doctor Amanda for a long time. Congrats.
Dr. Soza makes every visit fun for the kiddos and informative for the parents. We are huge fans
Dr. Soza is the best!
We had a televisit but it was like we were at an office visit. Very professional and very convenient
In this new video, Amanda V. Soza MD, Pediatrician at ARC Center Street Clinic, talks about causes and prevention of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome, or SIDS. Dr. Soza shares safe sleeping practices that help to prevent SIDS.
October 25, 2021
2 min read
Dr. Soza is currently accepting new and and established patients.
Children (ages 3-11)
Adolescents (ages 12-18)
Toddlers (ages 0-2)