Dr. Paul Teirstein, MD

Dr. Paul Teirstein, MD

Cardiology  |  
Male  |  
Age 62
(18)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Paul Teirstein, MD is a cardiology specialist in La Jolla, CA and has been practicing for 31 years. He graduated from Mount Sinai School Of Medicine Of New York University in 1980 and specializes in cardiology.

9898 Genesee Ave # 200

La Jolla, CA 92037

Contact Information

(858) 554-9905

Insurance Accepted

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

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Top Care Areas

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

Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
very high
more than 99% of peers
Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
very high
more than 99% of peers
Aortic Valve Disease
very high
more than 98% 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*
  • Interventional Cardiology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
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Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Aneurysm of Heart
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • 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 Aneurysm
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Coronary Artery Dissection
  • Endocarditis
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Palpitations
  • Heart Tumors, Malignant
  • 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
  • Patent Ductus Arteriosus
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
  • Septal Defect
  • 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

  • Mount Sinai School Of Medicine Of New York University
    Medical School | Graduated 1980
  • Brigham and Women's Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1981
  • Brigham and Women's Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1983
  • Mid Am Heart Institute
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1987
  • National Institute Of Health
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1987
  • Stanford University
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1986

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Teirstein has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

Dr. Teirstein does not have any memberships or affiliations listed. If you are Dr. Teirstein and would like to add memberships or affiliations, please update your profile.

Dr. Teirstein's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Teirstein to family and friends
4.8
based on 18 total reviews (1 with a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (18)

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    (17)
  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Teirstein's Performance

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

Office & Staff Performance

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

Patient Comments (1)

in Placentia, CA
I was transferred by ambulance from another hospital 2 hours away from Scripps La Jolla to be treated by Dr. Teirstein for 3 blocked coronary arteries and in two days, he had me going home feeling the best I have felt in years. I wholeheartedly recommend him and his entire intervention team who...more
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