Dr. Cristina Tarantola, MD

Dr. Cristina Tarantola, MD

Dermatology  |  
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Dr. Cristina Tarantola, MD is a dermatology doctor who practices in Pensacola, FL. She has been practicing for 8 years.

9400 University Pkwy Ste 306

Pensacola, FL 32514

Contact Information

(850) 439-5394

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Golden Rule
  • Humana
  • 4 More

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Top Care Areas


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Skin Cancer
more than 84% of peers
more than 84% of peers
Basal Cell Carcinoma
more than 77% of peers

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  • Dermatology

Board Certifications

  • Dermatology
    Accredited by: American Board of Dermatology*

Conditions Treated

  • Acne
  • Actinic Keratosis
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Basal Cell Carcinoma
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cancer
  • Carcinoma in Situ of Skin
  • Cellulitis
  • Cutaneous Squamous Cell Carcinoma
  • Dermatitis
  • Dermatitis Due to Drugs
  • Folliculitis
  • Hair Loss
  • Intertrigo
  • Keloid Scar
  • Melanoma
  • Moles (Benign Skin Lesions)
  • Psoriasis
  • Psoriatic Arthritis
  • Rash
  • Ringworm
  • Seborrheic Dermatitis
  • Seborrheic Keratosis
  • Shingles
  • Skin Cancer
  • Skin Discoloration
  • Skin Infections
  • Squamous Cell Carcinoma
  • Telogen Effluvium
  • Tinea Versicolor
  • Ulcer
  • Varicose Veins
  • Warts


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  • Adjacent Tissue Transfer
  • Destruction of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Destruction of Malignant Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Skin Cancer
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Mohs Surgery
  • Skin Cancer Surgery With Reconstruction
  • Skin Lesion Biopsy

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.


  • University Of Florida
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1998
  • University Of Florida
    Medical School | Graduated 2005
  • Forest Park Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2006
  • Mayo Clinic-Rochester
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2009
  • Mayo Clinic-Rochester
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2010

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Tarantola has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Tarantola's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Tarantola to family and friends
based on 39 total reviews (30 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (39)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Tarantola's Performance

Explains condition(s) well
Answers Questions
Time well spent

Office & Staff Performance

Office environment
Staff friendliness
Average wait time
Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (30)

Orlando, FL |
Dr. Tarantola is a remarkable representation of professionalism and skill. She is the only one I would trust for all of my dermatological needs! Excellent caring demeanor and brilliant!
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in Pensacola |
I have been a patient of Dr. Tarantola for the past year. I require close monitoring for basal and squamous cell skin cancer and she has performed M.O.H.S. surgery and other procedures with great results. I have found her to be a dedicated and brilliant dermatologist who truly cares about her...more
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Pensacola, FL |
Dr. Tarantola is a Xeomin artist! I would not trust ANYONE to inject nureotoxins to my face before my wedding! (Xeomin is like Botox but newer and her preferred choice) As a female- she gets it. Her training not only as a dermatologist, but as a reconstructive surgeon make her BEYOND qualified in...more
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Pensacola |
Receptionist Hung up on the phone when I was trying to confirm an address for my mother.
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in Spanish Fort, AL |
Dr. Tatantola removed a BCC from my nose and had to do a skin graft. She did a terrific job and everything is healing much better than I imagined. She is very empathetic and caring. Explains everything she is doing. Her staff is also excellent. I would recommend her to any of my friends.
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Tarantola accepts 13 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
    Open Access
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
  • Coventry Health Care
    Group Plan PPO
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Golden Rule
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • National Elevator
  • Tricare
    TriCare for Life
  • UnitedHealthCare
    United Healthcare

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Hospitals where Dr. Tarantola has admitting privileges

Sacred Heart Hospital
5151 N 9th Ave
Pensacola, FL 32504
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