Donald Wurzburg, M.D.The secret of health for both mind and body is not to mourn for the past, not to worry about the future, but to live the present moment wisely and earnestly.
– Buddha

Dr. Donald Wurzburg grew up in Southern California and joined Advanced Heart Care in 2001. He loves to meet new patients and help improve their health and wellbeing. He takes his passion one step further by staying well read not only in medicine but a variety of topics to be as helpful as possible to his patients.

When asked about his personal philosophy, Dr. Wurzburg hopes to “inspire my patients, friends, and family to live life to the fullest today! It is what we experience in life, the laughter we share, and the love we give as well as receive that provides the basis for our health and happiness.”

Dr. Wurzburg is married to his wife of 21 years, Carol Ann. Together they have 3 kids, Sabrina, Annalise, and Alex.

Areas of Expertise & Professional Interest

  • Interventional cardiology including PTCA/Stent/Rotoblader/Cutting Balloon/Laser
  • Left heart catheterization
  • Right heart catheterization
  • Intracoronary brachytherapy
  • Pacemaker Implantation
  • Transesophogeal echocardiography
  • Nuclear cardiology – ICAENL Accredited
  • Echocardiography
  • Peripheral Vascular Procedures

Medical Education

  • Medical School at University of California, Davis
  • Internal Medicine Internship at St. Mary’s Hospital and Medical Center in San Francisco, CA
  • Cardiology Fellowship at Rush Presbyterian St. Lukes Medical Center in Chicago, IL
  • Interventional Cardiology Fellowship at St. Vincent’s Hospital in Indianapolis, IN

Licensure & Board Certifications

  • Board Certified in Internal Medicine
  • Board Certified for General Cardiology
  • Board Certified in Interventional Cardiology
  • Board Eligible in Nuclear Cardiology
  • Texas State Medical License
  • California State Medical License
  • Illinois State Medical License
  • Indiana State Medical License

Hospital Appointments

  • Baylor Regional Medical Center
  • Paris Regional Medical Center
  • McCurtain Memorial Hospital
  • Christus Mother Francis-Sulphur Springs

Professional Memberships

  • American College of Cardiology
  • American College of Physicians
  • American Medical Association

Honors and Awards

  • Dwight L. Wilbur, MD Award for Internal Medicine Resident of the Year 1996-1997
  • French Foundation (Medical Research and Education)
  • Dr. William Newman Award for Medical Clinic Resident of the Year – Sister Mary Phillipa Clinic 1996 – 1997
  • Program Directors Honorable Mention for National Medical Inservice Score, 1995,1996 and 1997
  • Residency Representative, St. Mary’s 1994-1996
  • Dean’s List, California State Polytechnic University at Pamona, 1988-1993
  • Member of Golden Key Honors Society at CSPU-Pomona
  • Honors Entrance, CSPU Pomona 1983
  • Special Award Department of Energy, 1982
  • Special Award Naval Institute, 1982

Personal Interests

When not practicing medicine, Dr. Wurzburg likes to spend time with his kids coaching their activities, traveling, skiing, wind surfing, bicycling and the symphony.