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Dr. Paul Teirstein MD is a male Internist, has 30 years of experience and practices in Interventional Cardiology.
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Dr. Paul Teirstein has 5 office locations.
Torrey Pines
Scripps Cardiology Medical Group Inc.
10666 N Torrey Pines Rd
La Jolla, CA 92037

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Locations and availability (5)
License & Identifications

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Patient Reviews

4.0
  • Currently 4 of 4 stars
(6)
Patient comments (6)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Paul Teirstein, Cardiologist, Interventional Cardiologist is Excellent. Dr. Teirstein has been reviewed by 6 patients who have provided 6 comments. The rating is 4 out of 4 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 4.0
  • Currently 4 of 4 stars
Promptness 3.8
  • Currently 3.8333333333333 of 4 stars
Courteous Staff 4.0
  • Currently 4 of 4 stars
Accurate Diagnosis 4.0
  • Currently 4 of 4 stars
Bedside Manner 3.8
  • Currently 3.8333333333333 of 4 stars
Spends Time with Me 4.0
  • Currently 4 of 4 stars
Follows Up After Visit 4.0
  • Currently 4 of 4 stars

Specialties & Research

Dr. Paul Teirstein, MD is board certified in Interventional Cardiology.

  • He has special expertise in 24 areas:
  • Acute Coronary Syndrome (ACS)
  • Balloon Angioplasty (Coronary Angioplasty)
  • Blood Clot (Thrombosis)
  • Blood Vessel Prosthesis Implantation
  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Coronary Artery Angioplasty & Stent
  • Coronary Artery Bypass (Heart Bypass)
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Coronary Atherectomy
  • Coronary Disease
  • Coronary Restenosis
  • Coronary Stenosis
  • Coronary Thrombosis
  • Diabetes Complications
  • Embolism
  • Heart Block
  • Heart Catheterization
  • Heart Disease (Myocardial Ischemia)
  • Heart Diseases
  • High Blood Pressure (Hypertension)
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Education & Awards

Dr. Teirstein graduated from New York University - Mount Sinai. He has 20 awards.

Awards  
One of America's Leading Experts on:
Balloon Angioplasty (Coronary Angioplasty)
Coronary Atherectomy
Coronary Disease
Coronary Restenosis
Coronary Stenosis
Coronary Thrombosis
Translumnial Percutaneous Coronary Angioplasty
Vascular Graft Occlusion
1980 – Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology
1976 – General Honors – Vassar College Graduation
1980 – Alpha Omega Alpha (Medical Honor Society)
1975 – National Science Foundation Award (Summer Research)
1975 – Beta, Beta, Beta (Biology Honor Society)
1994 – 1997 – Listed in The Best Doctors in America, Woodward-White, Aiken, South Carolina
1976 – Special Honors (Biology) – Vassar College Graduation
1988 – Fellow, American College of Cardiology
1980 – Harold Lampert Research Prize (Excellence in research during medical school)
Castle Connolly America's Top Doctors® (2002 - 2008, 2010 - 2014)
Patients' Choice Award (2011 - 2013)
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2011 - 2013)

Affiliations

Dr. Teirstein has 13 hospital affiliations:

  • Scripps Green Hospital 
  • New York Presbyterian Hospital / Columbia 

Accepted Insurance Plans

Dr. Teirstein accepts these health insurances in at least one office:

  • United Healthcare - 2 plans
  • Blue Shield of California - 88 plans
  • Great-West Healthcare - 1 plan
  • Unicare - 2 plans
  • Anthem Blue Cross - 2 plans
  • Humana - 3 plans
  • Cigna - 5 plans
  • The Empire Plan (UHC) - 1 plan
  • Aetna - 3 plans

Languages

  • Chinese
  • Portuguese
  • Russian
  • Spanish


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Additional Information
Where does Dr. Paul Teirstein practice?
Dr. Paul Teirstein practices Interventional Cardiology near La Jolla, CA.
Additional practice locations include: San Diego, CA and New York, NY.
See La Jolla Cardiologists.