Seton Family of Doctors

Stephen J. Pont, MD, MPH

Medical Director, Texas Center for the Prevention and Treatment of Childhood Obesity, Medical Director, Austin Independent School District Student Health Services, Pediatric Medical Director, Community Care Collaborative, Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, UT Dell Medical School; UT Department of Nutrition; UT Department of Advertising

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Stephen J. Pont, MD, MPH

Medical Director, Texas Center for the Prevention and Treatment of Childhood Obesity, Medical Director, Austin Independent School District Student Health Services, Pediatric Medical Director, Community Care Collaborative, Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, UT Dell Medical School; UT Department of Nutrition; UT Department of Advertising

Dr. Pont strives to empower families and communities locally and nationally to lead healthy, happy lives through various initiatives. In his free time Dr. Pont enjoys playing the guitar, going on mission trips to Guatemala with his church and learning Bakido karate with his sons and wife.

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Specialty

  • Pediatrics

Hospital Affiliation

  • Dell Children's Medical Center of Central Texas
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Provides Care Through

  • Texas Center for the Prevention and Treatment of Childhood Obesity

Additional Language Spoken

  • Spanish

My Passion for Healthcare

I became a pediatrician because I love working with kids, families and communities, to help them lead healthy happy lives. In America it has become difficult to be healthy, and even more difficult for those who live in economically challenged communities.

Services I Provide

  1. Multidisciplinary Healthy Weight Clinic
  2. Healthy PIECES Young Child Intervention
  3. TEEN Behavioral Health & Cooking Program
  4. Healthy Living Happy Living Program
  5. Advocacy Training
  6. Community Health Advocacy
  7. Choose Healthier Mobile App

Degree & Residency

  • Medical School

    University of Texas Southwestern Med Center at Dallas, Dallas, TX

  • Residency

    University of Arkansas Medical Sciences, Little Rock, AK

  • Fellowship

    Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN

  • Board Certification

    American Board of Pediatrics

My Clinical Focus

I work with children and families to help them lead healthy happy lives.

Insurances Accepted

    Seton Family of Doctors currently participates with various insurance plans. Insurance listings are subject to change without prior notice. Please contact your provider to verify participation prior to scheduling your visit.

  • Aetna - Commercial
  • Aetna QHP - Exchange Plan
  • Amerigroup - STAR and CHIP
  • ARIA (Covenant Management Systems) ARC Benefit Plan - Contracted for the following specialties ONLY: Craniofacial Reconstructive Plastic Surgery, Gastro, Inf. Disease, Neurology, Neurosurgery, Opththalmology, Otolaryngology, Pulmonary, General Surgery, Trauma Surgery
  • Averde Health - Commercial PPO
  • Beechstreet - Commercial PPO
  • Blue Cross - Medicare Advantage
  • Blue Cross-Blue Advantage - Exchange Plan
  • Blue Cross-Medicaid - STAR & CHIP
  • BlueCross - Commercial
  • Care Improvement Plus - Dual Special Needs
  • Care Improvement Plus - Medicare Advantage
  • Cigna - Commercial
  • Cigna LocalPlus - Exchange Plan
  • Coventry Workers Comp - Select providers
  • First Care - HMO/PPO
  • First Health/Coventry - Commercial
  • Galaxy Health Network PPO - Commercial
  • Health Payors Organization - Commerical PPO
  • HealthSmart Accel - Commercial PPO
  • HealthSmart Preferred Care - Commercial PPO
  • Hospice Austin - Hospice-In-Patient
  • Humana - Commercial
  • Humana HMOx - Exchange Plan
  • Humana-Medicare Advantage
  • Integrated Medical Systems - Commercial PPO
  • Medicaid (Traditional)
  • Medicare
  • Multi-Plan Commercial - PPO
  • PHCS - Commercial
  • Sendero - STAR and CHIP
  • Sendero IdealCare - Exchange Plan
  • Seton Health Plan - Commercial
  • Seton Health Plan - MAP
  • Seton Health Plan - STAR and CHIP
  • Superior - STAR and CHIP
  • Superior Ambetter - Exchange Plan
  • TriCare - All Products
  • United HealthCare - Commercial All Other
  • United HealthCare - Options PPO
  • United HealthCare Star and CHIP - Americhoice or UHC Texas STAR, CHIP
  • United HealthCare- AARP Medicare Complete FOCUS- UHC Network - Medicare Advantage
  • United HealthCare-Dual Complete Focus (HMO SNP)-UHC Network - Medicare Advantage
  • United HealthCare-Evercare STAR PLUS - Medicaid
  • United Healthcare-Medicare Advantage--UHC Network - Medicare Advantage
  • United Student Resources (UT Student Division) - PPO
  • USA Managed Care - PPO

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Why Choose Dell Children's

Dell Children's offers a different brand of healthcare. We call it personalized care. We believe in showing everyone dignity and respect while providing the best care possible for the children we serve.

We are the premier healthcare provider for children and adolescents in Central Texas. While Dell Children's Medical Center is the cornerstone of our pediatric care, our doctors, nurses and associates work in schools, clinics, programs and practices throughout the community to deliver excellent care and better health for our children.

We provide a range of health services to keep your children healthy. We are advancing healthcare and improving lives with easy clinical visits for everyday illnesses, school district and county health partnerships, in-hospital playtime through our child life program, community outreach events and innovative medical treatments for complex and specialized illnesses.

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