Dr. Paul Tolentino, MD

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Specializes in Neurosurgery • Male

1723 Broadway St Ste 410
Cape Girardeau, MO 63701
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Dr. Tolentino's Experience

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Dr. Tolentino's Care Philosophy

Dr. Tolentino's Specialties

Procedures Dr. Tolentino Performs

Conditions Dr. Tolentino Treats

  • Back Pain
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
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Hospital Quality

The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

Saint Francis Medical Center
211 Saint Francis Drive
Cape Girardeau, MO 63703
Southeast Health
1701 Lacey Street
Cape Girardeau, MO 63701

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Healthgrades

9 Facts About Hospital Quality

Patients’ risk of dying during a hospital stay for heart bypass surgery could be 85.2% lower, on average, at a hospital rated 5 stars compared to a hospital rated 1 star for that procedure. Choosing the right hospital is critical to your health. View Slideshow

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Patient Satisfaction

Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Tolentino

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8 Facts About Patient Satisfaction Surveys

Patient satisfaction surveys provide a standardized way of reporting about healthcare experiences. But there can be more than meets the eye when reviewing scores. Here's what you should know

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Appointments & Offices

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Accepting new patients?

  • Yes
Regional Brain & Spine, LLC Cape Girardeau, MO
Main Office
1723 Broadway St Ste 410
Cape Girardeau, MO 63701
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7 Tips to Prepare for Your Appointment

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    10 Steps to Pick the Right Doctor

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    Dr. Tolentino's Experience

    Research training, expertise and qualifications

    Dr. Tolentino's Care Philosophy

    Specialties

    • Neurosurgery

    Board Certifications

    • Neurosurgery
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    • Brain Surgery
    • Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunts - Insertion, Repair or Removal
    • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
    • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Spinal Cord Repair
    • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
    • Herniated Disc Surgery
    • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
    • Neuroplasty
    • Neurostimulation
    • Neurostimulation, Spinal
    • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
    • Spinal Fusion
    • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
    • Spine Surgery
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    • Back Pain
    • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
    • Brain Cancer
    • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
    • Cerebral Hemorrhage
    • Cerebral Vascular Disease
    • Cerebrovascular Disease
    • Cervical Spine Fracture
    • Degenerative Disc Disease
    • Hydrocephalus
    • Intervertebral Disc Herniation
    • Low Back Pain
    • Lumbar Spine Fracture
    • Meningiomas
    • Myelopathy
    • Neck Pain
    • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
    • Osteoarthritis of Spine
    • Pathological Spine Fracture
    • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
    • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
    • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
    • Secondary Malignancies
    • Spinal Cord Injury
    • Spinal Stenosis
    • Spine Deformities
    • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
    • Spondylolisthesis
    • Thoracic Spine Fracture
    • Traumatic Brain Injury
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    • Vertebral Column Tumors
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    Background Check for Dr. Tolentino

    Malpractice Claims not available

    • Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Missouri.

    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.
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    Awards & Recognitions

    Awards

    Media & Publications

    • Patients Choice Award (3 years running), 2008-2010
    • http://www.patientschoice.org/Dr_Paul_Tolentino/profile, 2011
    • Publications
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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    Harvard Medical School
    Graduated in 1995

    Internship Hospital

    Shands Hospital At The University Of Florida
    Complete in 1998

    Residency Hospital

    Shands Hospital At The University Of Florida
    Complete in 2004

    Undergraduate Schools

    Brown Univ
    Graduated in 1990
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Tolentino & Staff

    • English
  2. Healthgrades

    9 Facts About Hospital Quality

    Patients’ risk of dying during a hospital stay for heart bypass surgery could be 85.2% lower, on average, at a hospital rated 5 stars compared to a hospital rated 1 star for that procedure. Choosing the right hospital is critical to your health. View Slideshow

    Dr. Tolentino's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

    Check out the quality of care at the 2 hospitals where Dr. Tolentino has admitting privileges:

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      Saint Francis Medical Center

    • Southeast Health

  3. Healthgrades

    8 Facts About Patient Satisfaction Surveys

    Patient satisfaction surveys provide a standardized way of reporting about healthcare experiences. But there can be more than meets the eye when reviewing scores. Here's what you should know

    Patient Satisfaction

    Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Tolentino

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Tolentino to family and friends

    30 responses
    above
    national average

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    is confidential

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    Dr. Tolentino's Office & Staff
    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
    30 responses
    above
    national average
    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
    30 responses
    above
    national average
    Staff friendliness and courteousness
    30 responses
    above
    national average
    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    10 – 15 minutes 28 responses
    same as
    national average
    Experience with Dr. Tolentino
    Level of trust in provider's decisions
    30 responses
    above
    national average
    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    30 responses
    above
    national average
    How well provider listens and answers questions
    29 responses
    above
    national average
    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
    29 responses
    above
    national average

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  4. Healthgrades

    7 Tips to Prepare for Your Appointment

    The key to a successful appointment is communication. To get the most out of your visit, prepare ahead of time so you can lead the conversation with your doctor. These 7 tips will get you ready

    1

    Appointments & Offices

    Check insurance plans, locations and make an appointment

    Is Dr. Tolentino accepting new patients?

    • Yes.

    What insurance does he accept?

    • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.
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    Office Locations

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    Regional Brain & Spine, LLC Cape Girardeau, MO
    Main Office
    1723 Broadway St Ste 410
    Cape Girardeau, MO 63701
    (573) 332-7746 (Office)
    (573) 339-9709 (Fax)
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