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River Place OB/GYN

97.6% Patient Satisfaction based on 264 ratings

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Based on 264 ratings
5 stars (238)
4 stars (22)
3 stars (3)
2 stars (1)
1 star (0)

(512) 473-8300

Providers at this practice:
Rachel Shepherd, MD
235 Ratings
Dana Wicker, WHNP-BC
29 Ratings
About, locations & contact info

About River Place OB/GYN:

River Place OB GYN, led by Dr. John Thoppil, is located in beautiful West Austin, Texas. This boutique practice has major league experience, leading-edge technology and a commitment to delivering the highest quality of individualized care to women throughout each stage of their lives.

Award-winning OB GYN Dr. John Thoppil, an Austin Monthly Top Doc for the third consecutive year, opened River Place OBGYN in 2013 with the goal of providing outstanding care – from wellness exams, weight management, birth control and full obstetric care, including high-risk pregnancies – along with unmatched personalized customer service.

From the spa-like atmosphere to among the shortest wait times in town, the culture at River Place OB GYN is one in which every patient is valued and knows it.

This year Texas-native and top-rated OB-GYN Dr. Rachel Shepherd joined the team. Dr. Thoppil and Dr. Shepherd pride themselves on staying up-to-date on the latest evidence-based treatment methods.

Dr. Thoppil and Dr. Shepherd are always accessible to patients and deliver most of their own patients. Don’t be surprised to find them personally calling you back with test results.

The team strives to build long-term relationships with patients and aim to make River Place OB/GYN your true medical home, which is why River Place providers are often considered as the Best OB GYN in Austin.

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6611 River Pl Blvd #202 Austin, TX 78730

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River Place OB/GYN Reviews (80)

New Patient Visit

Dana was very patient and helped to provide solutions and offer options .

Gynecological Problem Visit

She always goes above and beyond to reassure me and provides a safe environment to discuss issues.

Annual Well Woman Exam

The staff was great, it was comfortable, everyone very pleasant.

Obstetrical Appointment (routine)

Love Dana Wicker & the nurse who checked me in this last time & other times.

Obstetrical Appointment (routine)

Appointment met my expectations


Dr. Wicker fit me in last minute for the removal process. It was quick and ultimately as painless as it could be.

Obstetrical Appointment (routine)

Dr.S takes her time with you and is always genuinely concerned/helpful with whatever you have going on or have a question on.

New Patient Visit

All were very cheerful, pleasant & efficient

IUD Insertion / Removal

Dr. Shepherd and her staff are the nicest people and always so efficient!

New Patient Visit

Excellent customer service, very professional friendly, nice clan environment, very upbeat and caring staff starting with the front desk. very informative, Amazing customer service. Although, it was my first visit I felt as if I had known everyone for years. I was put at ease and felt very welcomed. Thank you for making me feel welcomed.

Return GYN Appointment

She is nice doctor and very kind

New Patient Visit

Dana made me feel very welcomed and she calmed my nerves. I felt very comfortable around her and I would defiantly go back again.

Gynecological Problem Visit

I had a recent appointment at 10:30 and arrived early and therefore was seen early to my surprise. Not only was the nurse super sweet and understanding but she was able to make me feel better about the issues I came in for. She was also very professional and never made me feel uncomfortable despite the discussion we had being a little awkward.

New Patient Visit

Everyone has helpful and friendly. Doctor was wonderful and answered all my questions.

New Patient Visit

Listened to every concern, answered all my questions and gave me recommendations from personal experience

Treatment / Procedure

Expectations of procedure met; personal service.

New Patient Visit

Everything ran smoothly and I was treated very well.

New Patient Visit

This was my first time getting a woman wellness exam and I was very nervous going into it but everything went so smoothly and everyone made me feel handled with care.

New Patient Visit

Dana is an outstanding provider! She is highly knowledgeable and connects well with her patients :)

New Patient Visit

This provider (Dana W. NP) was professional, knowledgeable, and kind. She was efficient, but did not make me feel rushed. The entire office was great.