Dr. Robert Urrea, MD

Dr. Robert Urrea, MD

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Orthopedic Surgery  |  
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52 y/o
(47)

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Dr. Robert Urrea, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in El Paso, TX and has been practicing for 27 years. He graduated from University Of Texas Southwestern Medical School in 1991 and specializes in orthopedic surgery, orthopedic spine surgery, and more.

The Back and Neck Institute

6211 Edgemere Blvd Ste 1

El Paso, TX 79925
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Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • American Republic
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • CHAMPVA
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
  • Humana
  • Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
  • MultiPlan
  • Superior HealthPlan
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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Low Back Pain
very high
more than 95% of peers
Back Pain
very high
more than 95% of peers
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
very high
more than 95% of peers

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Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Non-Surgical Orthopedics
  • Orthopedic Spine Surgery
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Board Certifications

  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*
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Conditions Treated

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Coccygeal Pain
  • Coccyx or Sacrum Fracture
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Fracture
  • Foot Sprain
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Gout
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hip Fracture
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Sprain
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Cramp
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Lupus
  • Morton's Neuroma
  • Myelopathy
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteopenia
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rib Fracture
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Trigger Finger

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Procedures

  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • De Quervain's Release
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Fracture Care
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Joint Drainage
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Knee Replacement
  • Knee Replacement Revision
  • Knee Surgery
  • Kyphoplasty, Percutaneous
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Neuroplasty
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Spine Fracture Treatment
  • Spine Surgery
  • Steroid Injection
  • Trigger Finger Release
  • Trigger Point Injection

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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

  • University Of Texas Southwestern Medical School
    Medical School | Graduated 1991
  • Maricopa Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Children's Rehab Services
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Phonex Residency Orthopedic Program
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Albany General Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Urrea has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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

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Hospital Quality

2018 Five Star Recipient for Hip Fracture Treatment

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Dr. Urrea's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Urrea to family and friends
3.4
based on 47 total reviews (12 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (47)

  • 5
    (27)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (2)
  • 2
    (2)
  • 1
    (16)

Dr. Urrea's Performance

Trustworthiness
VERY GOOD
Explains condition(s) well
VERY GOOD
Answers Questions
VERY GOOD
Time well spent
VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
GOOD
Office environment
VERY GOOD
Staff friendliness
GOOD
Average wait time
16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (12)

in Las Cruces
If you have SEVERE neck or back problems This is THE Dr. to see.PERIOD! There is not enough room here to tell my story. I Will simply say that 37 days after 2 days of back surgery 6 screws and a metal plate I was able to push my wife in a wheel chair haul a suitcase and truly enjoy a trip to...more
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in El Paso, TX
Just started coming to him for my neck. So far I have no issues with him but his receptionist is rude and they overbook. My appointment was for 3:30, it is now 4:40 & I am still in the waiting room!
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in Las Vegas, NV
Excellent Doctor!!!!!
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in El Paso Tx.
Dr. Urea and his staff are rude and inconsiderate people. The Doctor needs to go back to school and take some people skills classes. He will not give you the time of day and you always have to talk to the PA instead. He had no patience to talk with my Grandmother. I would not recommend this doctor...more
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in El Paso, TX
My mom has suffered long enough and the experience at this office has been nothing but a bigger headache and hardship. The reviews are dead on please beware staff is incredibly inconsiderate, uneducated, and careless about anyone. I would only hope staff doesn't have to go through this kind of...more
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