Dr. David Turbay, MD

Dr. David Turbay, MD

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Cardiology  ·  
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51 y/o
(10)

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Dr. David Turbay, MD is a cardiology specialist in El Paso, TX and has been practicing for 27 years. He specializes in cardiology, interventional cardiology, and more.

El Paso Cardiology

5301 Alameda Ave

El Paso, TX 79905
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • El Paso First Health Plan
  • Elderplan
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • MultiPlan
  • UnitedHealthCare
  • Veteran Administration Plan

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Top Care Areas

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

Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
very high
more than 99% of peers
Venous Hypertension
very high
more than 99% of peers
Heart Palpitations
very high
more than 99% of peers

Dr. Turbay's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

3  Specialties

  • Cardiology
  • Internal Medicine
  • Interventional Cardiology

4  Board Certifications

  • Advanced Heart Failure and Transplant Cardiology
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*
  • Cardiology
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*
  • Cardiovascular Disease
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

53  Conditions Treated

  • Acute Venous Embolism Thrombosis
  • Aneurysm
  • Aneurysm and Dissection of Heart
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Chest Pain
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Endocarditis
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Murmur
  • Heart Palpitations
  • Heart Tumors, Benign
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart Disease
  • Hypotension
  • Limb Swelling
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Neonatal Bradycardia
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Septal Defect
  • Syncope
  • Thrombosis
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Vascular Disease
  • Venous Hypertension
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26  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Texas.

0 Sanctions

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

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • Pontificia Universidad Javeriana, Facultad De Medicina
    Medical School | Graduated 1991
  • Boston Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Beth Israel Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Roger Williams General Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Massachusetts General Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Turbay has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Turbay's Reviews

2.5
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Turbay to family and friends
10 total reviews (4 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (10)

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

Dr. Turbay's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    GOOD
  • Answers questions

    GOOD
  • Time well spent

    FAIR

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    GOOD
  • Average wait time

    31 to 45 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

Dr. Turbay is truly amazing! While his bedside manner could use work, he is certainly very educated and knows what he is doing. I have seen 2 cardiologists prior and I won't change providers again. I am able to obtain all my diagnostic testing in his office and was even able to obtain a my...more
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Hard to give a score for anything, because as far as Dr Turbay, he is an awesome Dr and my Dad loves him. When it comes to his staff, they have no compassion for the patients. My Dad gets treated horrible. They have attempted to call to get prescriptions called in and they have literally hung up...more
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I had a really poor service, worst Doctor I have ever seen. I am ex-military and deal with the VA doctors which should tell you about the quality of care. Told him I have a hip injury which means I have issues doing more then walk, let alone run and he scheduled me to do a stress test on a...more
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When I talk to Dr. Turbay, we have a solid conversation like we have know each other for years.
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