Dr. Robert Canby, MD

Dr. Robert Canby, MD

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Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology  ·  
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58 y/o
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Dr. Robert Canby, MD is a clinical cardiac electrophysiologist in Austin, TX and has been practicing for 22 years. He specializes in clinical cardiac electrophysiology, interventional cardiology, and more.

Texas Cardiac Arrhythmia

3000 N Interstate 35 Ste 700

Austin, TX 78705
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • MultiPlan
  • UnitedHealthCare
  • WellCare

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Top Care Areas

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

Removal or Revision of Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
very high
more than 99% of peers
Automatic Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) Implantation
very high
more than 99% of peers
Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
very high
more than 99% of peers

Dr. Canby'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.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Canby "My background is electrical engineering and, in a way, that's still what I do. Though now my focus is the electrical engineering of the heart. I'm motivated by a desire to help my patients feel better and retain as normal a lifestyle as possible despite the presence of significant heart disease."

3  Specialties

  • Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Cardiology
  • Interventional Cardiology

2  Board Certifications

  • Cardiovascular Disease
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*

29  Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Aneurysm of Heart
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Benign Tumor
  • Bradycardia
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Chest Pain
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Palpitations
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Limb Swelling
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Rheumatic Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Syncope
  • Tachycardia
  • Tetralogy of Fallot
  • Thrombosis
  • Vascular Disease

16  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

  • Rice University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1982
  • University Of Texas Southwestern Medical Center At Dallas
    Medical School | Graduated 1989
  • University Tex Sw
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1989
  • Parkland Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1992
  • University Tex Sw
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1991
  • University Tex Sw
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1996

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Canby has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • German
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Canby's Reviews

4.9
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Canby to family and friends
32 total reviews (18 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (32)

  • 5
    (31)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (0)

Dr. Canby'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 (18)

I have created a review of my experience with Dr. Canby....what I failed to do is express my experience with his nurse Kelly. She is responsive, kind, and generous as well. She exudes confidence expalininng what Dr. Canby may have said or a procedure ordered.
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10 years ago Dr Canby did procedure on my heart at St David’s Hospital in Austin-now at 72 I have never had any A-Fib problems. He was happy and confident. Cancelled patient to fix me within days of meeting me in San Angelo, Tx. Went home same day,I try to educate others with symptoms to call him...more
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We did not meet with Dr. Canby, but did so with Jocelyn, NP. She was very attentive, informative, thorough, explained things carefully and had the patience to answer all of my questions in detail. I really felt much more comfortable after having visited with her. The staff throughout was very...more
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Thank you for taking the time to share your story. We are committed to delivering the quality care patients deserve and are so happy to read about positive experiences. Thank you for sharing!

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I recently had an office visit with Dr. Canby. I've been dealing with TCA for over 10 years and have met with Drs. Canby, Bailey and Gallinghouse and have had interactions with Belissa Zamora and Kelly Simmons, Dr. Canby's RN. Dr. Canby (and all at TCA) are transparent and direct with the...more
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Thank you for taking a moment to share such kind words. We will be sure to recognize the team for exceeding expectations!

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I appreciated that Dr. Canby spent a fair amount of time with me, making sure I understood what was going on with my heart and my options for treatment.
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Thank you so much for the positive feedback! We take pride in serving the community and appreciate the kind words!

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