Dr. Lawrence Teruel, MD

Dr. Lawrence Teruel, MD

Ear, Nose, and Throat  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 55
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Dr. Lawrence Teruel, MD is an otolaryngology (ear, nose & throat) specialist in Sierra Vista, AZ and has been practicing for 21 years. He graduated from Emory Univ Sch Of Med in 1990 and specializes in ear, nose, and throat.

4990 E Mediterranean Dr Ste B

Sierra Vista, AZ 85635

Contact Information

(520) 458-4919

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Humana

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Top Care Areas

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

Nosebleed
very high
more than 95% of peers
Vertigo
very high
more than 95% of peers
Earwax Buildup
very high
more than 95% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Ear, Nose, and Throat

1  Board Certifications

  • Otolaryngology
    Accredited by: American Board of Otolaryngology*

75  Conditions Treated

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37  Procedures

  • Ablation or Excision of Nasal Turbinates
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Adenoidectomy
  • Antrostomy and Antrotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Caldwell-Luc Procedure
  • Cervical Lymph Node Dissection
  • Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP)
  • Diagnostic Nasal and-or Sinus Endoscopy
  • Ear Surgery
  • Ear Tube Placement
  • ENT Surgery
  • Ethmoidectomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Excision of Parotid, Sublingual, or Submandibular Gland
  • Excision or Destruction of Palate or Uvula Lesion
  • Excision or Destruction of Pharynx Lesion
  • Excision or Destruction of Tongue Lesion
  • Glossectomy
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Intranasal or Sinus Procedure
  • Laryngoscopy - Laryngotomy - Laryngectomy - Pharyngolaryngectomy - Pharyngectomy
  • Laryngoscopy and Laryngotomy
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Nasal Septum Surgery (Septoplasty)
  • Nose Plastic Surgery (Rhinoplasty)
  • Parathyroidectomy
  • Perforated Eardrum Repair (Tympanoplasty)
  • Sinus Surgery
  • Sphenoidotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Thyroidectomy
  • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Tonsillectomy
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Uvulectomy
  • Vestibule and Floor of Mouth, Excision or Destruction
  • Wound Repair
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Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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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

  • Emory Univ Sch Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 1990
  • University At Buffalo-State University Of New York
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1992
  • University At Buffalo-State University Of New York
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1995
  • Sisters Of Charity Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1997

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Teruel has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Teruel's Reviews

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Likelihood of recommending Dr. Teruel to family and friends
14 total reviews (6 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (14)

  • 5
    (7)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (6)

Dr. Teruel's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    GOOD
  • Time well spent

    GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    GOOD
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (6)

Dr. Teruel is a kind and takes a interest in his patients. I have been coming to him for 7 years. I know that sometimes he has to take longer with some patients but I have been to other specialist and had to wait 30 minutes just to get in the back room.
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Dr. Teruel. One if the worst doctors I’ve ever seen. Went in for pain on ear cartilage when laying on my side at night. His immediate recommendation was surgery. Having spent 5 minutes with me. He didn’t know the cause or reason for pain but said he. Could severe the nerve endings in my...more
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We showed up about 5 minutes early. We already had our paperwork filled out. The staff made us wait 20 minutes before even getting screened. Dr showed up 10 minutes after that. The screening papers asked us a question, the nurse asked us the same question, and the Doctor asked us the EXACT same...more
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Dr. Teruel was great! He took exceptional care of our daughter when she needed surgery. His staff has been extremely helpful!
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I waited an hour and a half for a five minute appointment. This doctor is in such a rush, and he doesn't take the time time to listen. He asked me the same question 3 times. I felt like he had no regard for what I had to say. He literally zoomed in and out of the room, and said, just follow...more
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