Dr. Alden Cockburn, MD

Dr. Alden Cockburn, MD

Urology  |  
Male  |  
Age 70
(18)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Alden Cockburn, MD is an urology specialist in Taos, NM and has been practicing for 37 years. He graduated from Tufts University School Of Medicine in 1974 and specializes in urology.

1399 Weimer Rd # 600

Taos, NM 87571

Contact Information

(575) 751-0324

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Mexico
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Presbyterian Health Plan

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Top Care Areas

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See how frequently Dr. Cockburn performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Kidney Stone Pain (Renal Colic)
very high
more than 96% of peers
Enlarged Prostate (BPH)
very high
more than 96% of peers
Urinary Disorders
very high
more than 96% of peers

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Specialties

  • Urology
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Board Certifications

  • Urology
    Accredited by: American Board of Urology*
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Conditions Treated

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Procedures

  • Bladder Surgery
  • Complex Penile Surgery
  • Cystourethroscopy and Transurethral Resection of Bladder Neck
  • Incontinence Sling Procedure
  • Lithotripsy
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Orchiectomy
  • Prostate Removal
  • TURP (Transurethral Resection of Prostate) or Laser Destruction of Prostate
  • Urinary Stone Removal (Litholapaxy)
  • Vaginal Surgery
  • Varicocelectomy or Hydrocelectomy
  • Wound Repair

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for New Mexico.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

1 Board Action
  • Other (6/4/2013)
    Action Taken: Physician Monitoring
    Summary: Please reference the following Document
    Documentation: Download here (PDF)
    State: New Mexico

Education

  • Tufts University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1974
  • Lahey Clin Fdn
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1979
  • Tufts New Eng Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1976
  • Meml Sloan Kettering Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1981

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Cockburn has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Cockburn has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Cockburn's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Cockburn to family and friends
4.1
based on 18 total reviews (4 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (18)

  • 5
    (13)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (4)

Dr. Cockburn's Performance

Trustworthiness
VERY GOOD
Explains condition(s) well
VERY GOOD
Answers Questions
EXCELLENT
Time well spent
VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
EXCELLENT
Office environment
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
EXCELLENT
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

in El Prado, NM
I did a duvet earlier, but I don't see it, so I'm doing it again. I am very happy with this doctor. He is kind andhrlped me so much. I kept having blood in my urine and he kept looking into it until he figured it out. Very patient.
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in Angel Fire, NM
Very kind. Funny too. I would say smart and real.
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in Eagle Nest, NM
I have many issues & because of lab tests, was told I have chronic kidney desease, stage 3. I have suffer from fibromyalgia for 30 plus years. He looked at a few lab tests I had with me. He said I don't have stage 3. He figured more like stage one or 1 1/2. He said I was overweight, which I gained...more
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in Rio Rancho, NM
Horrible experience. He is a very rude man. I had kidney stones and was in so much pain and he kept saying I had no stones. I'm also pregnant so I understand there isn't a lot you can do but I did get ultrasound done on my kidneys and he didn't even look at it just sent me home. I ended up in the...more
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