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Specializes in Critical Care Medicine • Male • Age 62

600 Gresham Dr # 8630
Norfolk, VA 23507
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Dr. Tomlinson Jr.'s Experience

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Hospital Quality

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Sentara Norfolk General Hospital
600 Gresham Drive
Norfolk, VA 23507
Sentara Leigh Hospital
830 Kempsville Road
Norfolk, VA 23502

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Accepting new patients?

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Sentara Pulmonary and Critical Ca
Heart Hospital
600 Gresham Dr # 8630
Norfolk, VA 23507
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    Dr. Tomlinson Jr.'s Experience

    Specialties

    • Critical Care Medicine
    • Pulmonology

    Board Certifications

    • Internal Medicine
    • Pulmonary Disease
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    • Bronchoscopy
    • Thoracentesis
    • Ventilation Management
    2
    • Acidosis
    • Asbestosis
    • Asthma
    • Atelectasis
    • Bronchiectasis
    • Bronchitis
    • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
    • Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
    • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
    • Emphysema
    • Hypersensitivity Pneumonitis
    • Interstitial Lung Disease
    • Lung Cancer
    • Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
    • Lung Nodule
    • Metastatic Respiratory System Cancer
    • Mycobacterial Lung Infection
    • Pleural Effusion
    • Pneumonia
    • Pneumonitis (Due to Solids or Liquids)
    • Pulmonary Embolism
    • Pulmonary Hypertension
    • Respiratory Failure
    • Sarcoidosis
    • Sleep Apnea
    • Systemic Sclerosis
    • Wegener's Granulomatosis
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    0 Malpractice Claims

    • No malpractice history found for Virginia.
    • 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

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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    University Of Virginia Medical School
    Graduated in 1980

    Internship Hospital

    Medical University Of South Carolina
    Complete in 1981

    Residency Hospital

    Medical University Of South Carolina
    Complete in 1984

    Fellowship Hospital

    Medical University Of South Carolina
    Complete in 1986
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Tomlinson Jr. & Staff

    • English
    • French
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    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. Tomlinson Jr.'s Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

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    • Sentara Leigh Hospital

    • Sentara Norfolk General Hospital

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    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
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    Sentara Pulmonary and Critical Ca
    Heart Hospital
    600 Gresham Dr # 8630
    Norfolk, VA 23507
    (757) 388-6115 (Office)
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