Dr. Douglas Triffon, MD

Dr. Douglas Triffon, MD

Cardiology  |  
Male  |  
Age 65
(9)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Douglas Triffon, MD is a cardiology specialist in La Jolla, CA and has been practicing for 33 years. He graduated from Ohio State University College Of Medicine and Public Health in 1979 and specializes in cardiology.

10820 N Torrey Pines Rd

La Jolla, CA 92037

Contact Information

(858) 554-3300

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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Chest Pain
very high
more than 98% of peers
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
very high
more than 94% of peers
Heart Disease
very high
more than 93% of peers

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Specialties

  • Cardiology
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Board Certifications

  • Cardiovascular Disease
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
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Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Autonomic Dysreflexia
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Chest Pain
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
  • 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
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart Disease
  • Hypotension
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Marfan Syndrome
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Syncope
  • Thrombosis
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Vascular Disease

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Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

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

  • Ohio State University College Of Medicine and Public Health
    Medical School | Graduated 1979
  • University Calif
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1980
  • University Calif
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1982
  • University Of Colorado
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1985

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Triffon has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Triffon's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Triffon to family and friends
4.6
based on 9 total reviews (3 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (9)

  • 5
    (8)
  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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  • 1
    (1)

Dr. Triffon's Performance

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

Office & Staff Performance

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

Patient Comments (3)

in San Diego, CA
He knows his stuff and in his quiet voice, he is very communicative and he listens to your concerns without dismissing them. I have been his patient for over ten years and will never switch!
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in Carlsbad, CA
I became his patient when recommended by my primary care doctor. In 2010 I had open heart surgery and was not pleased with my then cardiologist - the statins were not working well and he was not willing to try others. The first thing Dr. Triffin did was give me a different brand and monitor the...more
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in San Diego, CA
Dr. Triffon monitors all my medical conditions and results of tests and gives me good feedback, as well as adjusting my medications to keep me in the best of health. He is a caring and conscientious doctor.
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