Dr. David Albin, MD
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Dr. David Albin, MD

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General Surgery | Male

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Hernia Specialist with over 20 years of experience.

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    Dr. Albin's Reviews

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    4.9
    based on 130 total surveys (3 with reviews)
    Dr. Albin's Performance
    • Trustworthiness
      EXCELLENT
    • Explains condition(s) well
      EXCELLENT
    • Answers Questions
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    • Time well spent
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    Office & Staff Performance
    • Scheduling
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    • Average wait time
      10 to 15 minutes
    Patient Reviews (3)
    in Glendale, CA |
    I first met with Dr. Albin in January 2016 about hernial swelling from a hernia operation 10 years ago. Dr. Albin's daignosed a staph infection and did a surgery that determined that the infection had permeated the mesh from my first surgery. 6 months of antibiotics later, the infection remained. A 2nd surgery (2 1/2 hours) was done and mesh was removed and old hernia abated by old school stitches was done. Today, infection is gone and I am back golfing, weight lifting and hiking! Success!
    in Duarte, CA |
    Went in for a surgery consult on my hernias. The second he opened his mouth, I knew he was not for me. He was the only Doctor I saw(out of 4) that only wanted to do 1 hernia at a time- why would I do two separated surgeries ??? He was not personable at all and immediately tried to send me down for blood work/ekg and wanted to do the surgery open(longer recovery)Felt like he was running asembily line surgery. He may be a great surgeon and he may also have Aspergers. I did not want to find out
    in reseda |
    Great experience! Just that my surgery time was in the afternoon, which meant I had to be starving most of the day
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    Hernia Specialist with over 20 years of experience.

    Dr. Albin's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

    •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
    •  Specializes in General Surgery
    •  Board certified in General Surgery
    •  No malpractice claims found
    •  No sanctions found
    •  No board actions found

    Awards & Recognition

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      • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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    Board Certifications

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    • General Surgery

    Conditions Treated

    • Incisional Hernia
    • Inguinal Hernia
    • Umbilical Hernia
    • Ventral Hernia

    Education

    • Medical School
      Mysore Medical College

      Graduated in 1979

    • Residency Hospital
      Kings County Hospital Center
      Lac King/drew Med Center

    Languages Spoken

    • English
    • Spanish

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    Specialties

    • General Surgery

    Procedures Performed

    • Hernia Repair
    • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
    • Open Hernia Procedures
    • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair