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About Dr. Roberto Canales

Dr. Roberto Canales, MD is a Doctor primarily located in El Paso, TX. He has 48 years of experience. His specialties include Pediatric Hematology-Oncology and Pediatrics. Dr. Canales has received 5 awards. He speaks English.

Rating Overview

111 Ratings with 13 Comments

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Roberto Canales is Great. Dr. Roberto Canales has been rated by 111 patients. From those 111 patients 13 of those left a comment along with their rating. The overall rating for Dr. Roberto Canales is 4.3 of 5.0 stars.

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Primary Address

Childrens Clinics For Rehabilitative Se

1733 Curie Dr Ste 103
El Paso, TX 79902
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Specialties

Dr. Roberto Canales has the following 2 specialties

  • Pediatric Hematology-Oncology
  • Pediatrics

    A pediatrician is a doctor who specializes in the regular care of children, as well as the diagnosis and treatment of illness in children. Young patients are often more complicated to treat because they are still growing and developing.
    While pediatricians may sub-specialize in specific therapy areas like oncology, surgery, ophthalmology, and anesthesiology, in general, pediatricians provide services like vaccinations, health exams, and treatment of common ailments and injuries. In addition, pediatricians are trained to handle the complex emotional and behavioral issues faced by children, especially during puberty.
    Pediatricians normally see their patients from birth until the age of 18, although some may agree to treat patients into their early 20s, if requested.

Board Certifications

Dr. Roberto Canales is Board Certified in 1 specialty

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Reviews

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saved my daughter

Well my daughter is a premie baby and for her first 4 months of life she suffered very much she wouldn't eat sleep play nothing well her Dr then didn't know what was wrong she told me it was only acid reflux and that she would out grow it. Well my daughter couldn't breath and my best friend told me to take her too Dr canales as soon as I walked in to his office it was extremely packed and I said oh no my daughter is not gonna have patience here and she's gonna be fuzzy buy staff heard how she was breathing and immediately took her in told me what was wrong that night we went to hospital she had a procedure done she's 8 months now and a completely new baby

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Five Stars

I went to see dr. Canales and they gave me another doctor that didnt request.

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One Star

Went to Providence to see this doctor and we got his trainee who could not tell us very much except his labs were okay and they needed to draw more labs. We have moved since seeing him and need the labs for follow up care and are unable to get them. After several faxes from our medical facility and speaking with his staff who said they were going to send them, they have not. He was a poor choice for my family.

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i LOVE this man!!

Ok so ive read so many reviews and let me just say this doctor is amazing words cannot explain how thankful i am to have him as my sons doctor my story is more of a heart to heart w/ him he was my moms pediatrican then he became mine he literally saved my life which of course i am thankful for then i had my son who was a premi and had minor problems at the beginning he saw 5 doctors in the nicu and none of them were able to tell me what was wrong with him as soon as he was released i followed my motherly instinct and took him staight to Dr.Canales right away he told me the issue he was sent back to the hospital but on meds had a breathing monitor was sent to a specialist and was completely healthy in 6 months after that my son then got a huge bump on the side of his neck so i took him to the doc my mistake was letting another doc see him there and they scared me soo much by telling me it might be cancer ugh those words give me chills i freaked out as most parents would took him for testing spoke to canales he reassured me everything would be fine i kept my faith on him and god he had his surgery and thankfully everything was fine no cancer just a infected lymphnode so thats how we found out he was allergic to cats go figure all in all i will not let another doctor see my son my son is now 3 yrs old completely healthy and very active i hope and pray god protects Dr.Canales and all his patients he is an amazing doctor-Thank you.

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Steals patients

Dr (and I use the title with much reservation) Canales not only practices multiple specialties that he has not been trained in (PICU), but he also unethically steals patients from other doctors. He frequently uses connections at the children's hospital at Providence to weasel into admitting patients to his service that the primary doctor has specifically requested be taken care of by the hospitals hospitalist team.

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  • Awards

    5 Awards

  • Patients' Choice Award

    Patients' Choice Award (2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018)

    Patients' Choice recognition reflects the difference a particular physician has made in the lives of his/her patients. The honor is bestowed to physicians who have received near perfect scores, as voted by patients.

  • Compassionate Doctor Recognition

    Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018)

    Compassionate Doctor certification is granted to physicians who treat their patients with the utmost kindness. The honor is granted based on a physician's overall and bedside manner scores.

  • Patients' Choice 5th Anniversary Award

    Patients' Choice 5th Anniversary Award (2012, 2013)

    The Patients' Choice Award - 5 Year Honoree is a recognition granted only to those doctors whose ratings have reflected excellence in care for five years in a row. Only 1% of all doctors in the United States are bestowed this honor by their patients.

  • Compassionate Doctor Award - 5 Year Honoree

    Compassionate Doctor Award - 5 Year Honoree (2013)

    Vitals Compassionate Doctor Award - 5 Year Honoree recognizes doctors with the highest scores in bedside manner for five consecutive years. This honor is granted to a few distinct doctors in the United States based on experiences shared by patients.

  • Top 10 Doctor - City

    Top 10 Doctor - City (2014)

    Top 10 Doctors are chosen by the millions of patients who visit Vitals each year to find a new doctor and share their experiences by providing ratings and reviews. In order to differentiate highly-regarded doctors from the rest for patients in search of quality care, Vitals awards Top 10 Doctor honors to those physicians within a certain specialty and geographic area who are consistently given top ratings by their patients.

  • Education

    48 Years Experience

  • Universidad Autonoma De Nuevo Leon

    Graduated in 1970

  • R E Thomason General Hospital

    Residency

  • Accepted Insurance

    Dr. Roberto Canales accepts the following insurance providers.

  • Aetna
    • Aetna Choice POS II
    • Aetna HMO
    • Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
    • Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
  • Ambetter Superior Health Plan
    • Ambetter Superior Health Plan
  • BCBS Blue Card
    • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Texas
    • BCBS TX BlueChoice
    • BCBS TX HMO Blue Texas
  • Cigna
    • CIGNA HMO
    • CIGNA Open Access Plus
    • CIGNA PPO
  • First Health
    • First Health PPO
  • Humana
    • Humana Choice POS
    • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
    • Humana National POS
  • Multiplan
    • Multiplan PPO
    • PHCS PPO

Locations & Directions

Childrens Clinics For Rehabilitative Se, 1733 Curie Dr Ste 103, El Paso, TX
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