Dr. Lifshen's Care Team

Michael S. Lifshen, M.D.

Michael S. Lifshen, M.D.

Office Location:

Premier Family Physicians @ Westlake

912 S Capital of Texas Hwy
Suite 100
Austin, Texas 78746

Phone: (512) 306-8360
Fax: (855) 270-9668

Dr. Lifshen is married to Marny, and they have two daughters, Samantha and Jenna. Marny is a marketing consultant, author, and lecturer. Samantha is attending Auburn University, and Jenna is at the University of Kentucky. The rest of the family includes three cats (Cricket, Juno, and Ziggy), one dog named Roscoe P. Coltrane Lifshen, and a horse named Presley. Dr. Lifshen provided medical services for many bands and events including the first 10 ACL festivals, Bob Dylan, Bruce Springsteen, Billy Joel, Rolling Stones, Steve Tyler, Nine Inch Nails, Tom Petty, Garbage, Arctic Monkeys, and too many more to list. He also was the Family Physician for the Austin Ice Bats. In his spare time, Dr. Lifshen enjoys live music, sports, and disc golf.

Care Philosophy:

"My philosophy revolves around being proactive when possible and developing partnerships with patients. When there is an acute problem, we want to see the patient as soon as possible, evaluate, and treat it efficiently. For chronic medical problems, it is essential to have both short-term and long-term goals to maintain or improve a patient’s health and quality of life."

Accepting New Patients: Yes

Undergraduate: University of Texas at Austin, BA-Anthropology
Medical: University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston
Residency: Family Medicine Memorial Southwest Hospital, Houston
Internship: Family Medicine Memorial Southwest Hospital, Houston
Fellowship: Fellow of American Academy of Family Practice

Academic Appointments:

Clinical Assistant Professor, UTMB, Galveston

Board Certifications:

Family Medicine


Texas Academy of Family Practice
American Academy of Family Practice
Texas Medical Association
Travis County Medical Society

Honors and Awards:

Phi Beta Pi Alumnus of the Year
Texas Monthly Blue Ribbon Panel
Texas Super Doctors

Ariana Bradley, MSN, APRN, FNP-C - Now Accepting New Patients

Ariana Bradley, MSN, APRN, FNP-C

Ariana is a certified Family Nurse Practitioner with a Master of Science in Nursing and 6+ years combined as an Advanced Practice Provider and Registered nurse. In her free time, you can find Ariana reading one of her all-time favorite books, Lilac Girls by Martha Hall Kelly. Ariana loves cooking and trying new recipes, and her love of food stems from growing up and working in her family’s restaurant. Lastly, Ariana loves the outdoors, camping, and traveling! She treasures her time with her family and friends and is always up for an adventure.

Care Philosophy

"I strive to provide patient-centered care with a focus on health maintenance and quality of life. Shared decision-making is a cornerstone of my practice. I enjoy helping patients envision and achieve their health goals and decrease their burden of illness and prevention of future disease."


Undergraduate: Concordia University Texas
Graduate: University of Colorado

Board Certifications:

Family Nurse Practitioner by the American Academy of Nurses Practitioners Certification Board


Member of Texas Nurse Practitioners
American Association of Nurse Practitioners

Languages Other Than English Spoken: Spanish
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