Dr. Alfonso Tolentino, MD

Dr. Alfonso Tolentino, MD

Cardiology  |  
Male  |  
Age 75
(10)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Alfonso Tolentino, MD is a cardiology specialist in Miami Beach, FL and has been practicing for 42 years. He graduated from University Of The East/Ramon Magsaysay Memorial Medical Center in 1967 and specializes in cardiology and internal medicine.

4300 Alton Rd # 2070

Miami Beach, FL 33140

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Dimension Health
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • MultiPlan
  • 3 More

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Top Care Areas

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

Hypertension
very high
more than 96% of peers
Heart Disease
very high
more than 93% of peers
Hyperlipidemia
very high
more than 93% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Tolentino "I believe that earning the trust of patients by providing them with current information regarding the nature of their illness is of utmost importance in achieving the goals of treatment."
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Specialties

  • Cardiology
  • Internal Medicine
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Board Certifications

  • Cardiovascular Disease
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
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Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Aneurysm and Dissection of Heart
  • Aneurysm of Heart
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Chest Pain
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Endocarditis
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Murmur
  • Heart Palpitations
  • High Cholesterol
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart Disease
  • Hypotension
  • Limb Swelling
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Septal Defect
  • Syncope
  • Thrombosis
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Vascular Disease

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Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Florida.

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 The East/Ramon Magsaysay Memorial Medical Center
    Medical School | Graduated 1967
  • University Of The East/Ramon Magsaysay Memorial Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1967
  • Mercy Catholic Medical Center, Internal Medicine
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1974
  • Mount Sinai Medical Center, Cardiology Fellow
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1976

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • Cardiology Fellows Teacher of the Year Award, 2005, 2008
  • Residents Teacher of the Year Award, 1999
Media & Publications
  • Indications for Pacing in Bradyarrhythmias Tolentino AO, Javier RP, Samet P. Cardiac Pacing and Electrophysiology, Chapter 37, 1991 El-Sherif N, Samet P, authors., 1991
  • Ten Year Prospective Observations on HV Intervals in Patients with RBBB and LAD; Narula OS, Tolentino AO. Circulation; 1978 Nov.,
  • Click here to see my cirriculum vitae,
  • Pacer Induced Tachycardia Associated with ASVIP Pulse Generator; Tolentino AO, Javier RP, Samet P. Pacing & Clinical Electrophysiology; 1982 Mar,
  • Echocardiographic Observations Between Mitral Valve Prolapse and Asymmetric Septal Hypertrophy; Chandraratna PAN, Tolentino AO. Circulation; 1977 April,
  • Sinus Bradycardia in the Elderly; Gann D., Tolentino AO., Samet P., Annals of Int Medicine; 1979 Dec.,
  • New Principles for Optimum Left Ventriculography; Hildner FJ, Furst A,Javier RP, Tolentino AO, Samet P. Catheterization & Cardiovascular Diagnosis; 1986 Feb,

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish
  • Tagalog

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Tolentino's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Tolentino to family and friends
4.9
based on 10 total reviews (2 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (10)

  • 5
    (9)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (0)

Dr. Tolentino's Performance

Trustworthiness
EXCELLENT
Explains condition(s) well
EXCELLENT
Answers Questions
EXCELLENT
Time well spent
EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
EXCELLENT
Office environment
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
EXCELLENT
Average wait time
16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

Dr Tolentino is the best. Kind knowledgeable, competent, patient. Very experienced!
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I am very pleased that Dr. Tolentino is the Dr . for my husband . I can say it's a good and excellent doctor , I take the time to check all the things that were happening to my husband.
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