Dr. Alfonso Tolentino, MD

Dr. Alfonso Tolentino, MD

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Age 76
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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

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  • Aetna
  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Dimension Health
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • MultiPlan
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No malpractice claims found for Florida
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Dr. Tolentino's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Heart Disease
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Tolentino treats Heart Disease more than 92% of his peers

Dr. Tolentino treats this condition more than 92% of his peers

Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Tolentino treats Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload more than 91% of his peers

Dr. Tolentino treats this condition more than 91% of his peers

Hyperlipidemia
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Tolentino treats Hyperlipidemia more than 90% of his peers

Dr. Tolentino treats this condition more than 90% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Familial Combined Hyperlipidemia
  • Familial Hypercholesterolemia
  • Hypercholesterolemia Due to Arg3500 Mutation of Apo B-100
  • Hypercholesterolemia Due to LDL Receptor Deficiency
  • Hypercholesterolemia, Autosomal Dominant
  • Hypercholesterolemia, Autosomal Recessive

Dr. Tolentino's conditions and procedures:

24-Hour Ambulatory Electrocardiogram
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
Cardiac Electrophysiology
Cardiomegaly
Cardiomyopathy
Cardiovascular Stress Test
Cardioversion, Elective
Carotid Artery Disease
Carotid Artery Stent Placement
Chest Pain
Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
Congenital Heart Defects
Congenital Heart Disease
Congestive Heart Failure
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
Electrocardiogram (EKG)
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
Interpretation of Electrocardiograms
Interpretation of Exercise Stress Tests
Interpretation of Pharmacologic Stress Tests
Limb Swelling
Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
Mitral Valve Disease
Mitral Valve Regurgitation
Mitral Valve Stenosis
Nuclear Stress Testing
Pericardial Disease
Peripheral Artery Catheterization
Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
Pulmonary Disease
Pulmonary Hypertension
Pulmonary Valve Disease
Septal Defect
Syncope
Thrombolysis
Thrombosis
Tricuspid Valve Disease
Vascular Disease

About Me

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.

Specialties

  • Cardiology
  • Internal Medicine

Board Certifications

  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Internal Medicine

Education

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

Languages

  • Spanish
  • Tagalog
  • English

Awards

  • 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,

Dr. Tolentino's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Tolentino

4.9

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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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