Dr. Robert Urrea, MD

Dr. Robert Urrea, MD

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Orthopedic Surgery  ·  
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53 y/o
(49)

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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 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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Insurance Accepted

  • 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

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

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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3  Specialties

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

1  Board Certifications

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

88  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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32  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

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Dr. Urrea's Reviews

3.5
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Urrea to family and friends
49 total reviews (14 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (49)

  • 5
    (29)
  • 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

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    GOOD
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (14)

Dr. Urrea has performed four separate surgeries involving my cervical and lumbar spine over the past four years. My spine was in pretty bad shape in multiple areas and the pain had prevented me from living the lifestyle I enjoy. The results of all surgeries have been very good and I have been able...more
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Dr. R. Urrea is an incredibly gifted doctor. I suffered from debilitating neck pain and spasms for years. He replaced several discs and constructed a titanium "cage" in my neck in which three vertebrae were able to grow back. It took about a year to totally recover, but it was worth it! The...more
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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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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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Excellent Doctor!!!!!
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