Dr. Alfonso Tolentino, MD


Cardiology | Male

Dr. Alfonso Tolentino, MD
Dr. Alfonso Tolentino, MD is a cardiology doctor who practices in Miami Beach, FL. He is 74 years old and has been practicing for 50 years. Dr. Tolentino is affiliated with Mount Sinai Medical Center.

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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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    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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    Dr. Tolentino's Care Philosophy

    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.

    Dr. Tolentino's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

    •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
    •  Specializes in Cardiology
    •  Board certified in Cardiovascular Disease and Internal Medicine
    •  No malpractice claims found
    •  No sanctions found
    •  No board actions found

    Awards & Recognition

    • Awards & Honors
      • Healthgrades Honor Roll
      • Cardiology Fellows Teacher of the Year Award, 2005, 2008
      • Residents Teacher of the Year Award, 1999
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    • 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.
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      • 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

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    • Cardiovascular Disease
    • Internal Medicine

    Conditions Treated

    • Aneurysm
    • Aneurysm and Dissection of Heart
    • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
    • Aortic Aneurysm
    • Aortic Stenosis
    • 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 Aneurysm
    • 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 Disease
    • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney 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


    • Medical School
      University Of The East/Ramon Magsaysay Memorial Medical Center

      Graduated in 1967

    • Internship Hospital
      University Of The East/Ramon Magsaysay Memorial Medical Center

      Completed in 1967

    • Residency Hospital
      Mercy Catholic Medical Center, Internal Medicine

      Completed in 1974

    • Fellowship Hospital
      Mount Sinai Medical Center, Cardiology Fellow

      Completed in 1976

    Languages Spoken

    • English
    • Spanish
    • Tagalog

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    • Cardiology
    • Internal Medicine

    Procedures Performed

    • 24-Hour Ambulatory Electrocardiogram
    • Cardiac Electrophysiology
    • Cardiovascular Stress Test
    • Cardioversion, Elective
    • Carotid Artery Stent Placement
    • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
    • Interpretation of Electrocardiograms
    • Interpretation of Exercise Stress Tests
    • Interpretation of Pharmacologic Stress Tests
    • Nuclear Stress Testing
    • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
    • Thrombolysis