Darla A. Grimes, APRN, MSN, FNP-C

Family Medicine
4.8of 5 | (288) | View Reviews
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About Darla A. Grimes, APRN, MSN, FNP-C

  • Darla Grimes serves as a back-up Family Medicine Nurse Practitioner for ARC.

    As a long-time resident of Austin, Darla enjoys spending time with family and friends, and her pets (part of the family, of course). Her hobbies include bowling, pottery, reading and hiking. She also enjoys seeing movies, and the Austin music scene.

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Health care should be based on the individual needs of each patient. It is important to maintain an environment in which each patient feels comfortable and receives focused attention. I endeavor to keep up to date with the latest in medical and nursing literature in order to provide patients with evidence-based, collaborative care.


Flu Shots

Flu Shots

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.

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Medicare Wellness

Medicare Wellness

A Medicare Wellness visit a benefit provided to patients with a Medicare insurance plan.  It is conducted by a dedicated Medical Wellness Provider at ARC, where you can expect a review of your health that includes vaccinations, cancer screenings, and more.

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Telemedicine Visits

Telemedicine Visits

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.

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Locations & Hours

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    ARC Southwest
    1807 West Slaughter Lane Suite 490
    Austin, TX 78748
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    512-282-8967 Fax: 512-406-7351

    Mon-Fri: 7:30am - 9:00pm
    Sat: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    Sun: 8:00am - 5:00pm

    Mon - Fri: 5:00pm - 9:00pm

    Sat & Sun: 8:00am - 5:00pm

    Call 512-346-6611 for an appointment. Last appointment is 30 minutes before closing.


  • Board Certifications
    Board Certified Family Nurse Practitioner
  • Education
    B.S. in Biology, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX, 1995

    M.S., Nursing, The University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX, 2001
  • Professional Positions
    • Member, American Academy of Nurse Practitioners
    • Member,Austin Area Nurse Practitioner Society
    • Member, Sigma Theta Tau, a national nursing honor society
    • Adjunct Clinical Affiliate Member, UT School of Nursing, serving as a preceptor to nurse practitioner students
    • Volunteer Nurse Practitioner, Volunteer Healthcare Clinic in Austin

Patient Reviews


Rating based on the helpfulness of the doctor's nurse and/or medical assistant (MA)

4.8out of 5
  • December 3, 2022

    Visit office was a 10. But, It took me 8 weeks or longer to get an appointment.

  • November 30, 2022

    Darla is friendly and thorough. Doesn’t rush through the appointment and she is very knowledgeable and informative.

  • November 28, 2022

    Loved the care and expertise of the doctor. She didn’t have to, but she even apologized for the delays but I could tell they were very busy.

  • November 21, 2022

    Darla was great! Love visiting with her.

  • November 21, 2022

    I was very nervous about my visit and Darla was great making things as easy as possible. I feel she really does care for her patients.

  • November 20, 2022

    Darla Grimes continually provides caring professional services. She listens carefully and takes time to explain thoroughly. No matter how full her schedule is, I feel like she's given me individual unhurried attention.