Dr. Paul Tarantino, MD

Dr. Paul Tarantino, MD

Ophthalmology  |  
Male  |  
Age 56
(2)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Paul Tarantino, MD is an ophthalmology doctor who practices in Glen Burnie, MD. He is 56 years old and has been practicing for 31 years.Read his story

806 Landmark Dr Ste 114

Glen Burnie, MD 21061

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Advantica
  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Davis Vision
  • 13 More

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Top Care Areas

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Glaucoma
very high
more than 98% of peers
Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
very high
more than 95% of peers
Drusen
very high
more than 87% of peers

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Dr. Tarantino's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Tarantino "The president of Tarantino Cho Eye Center since the practice was established in 1997, Dr. Tarantino is a board-certified ophthalmologist and a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons. He graduated Cum Laude from the University of Maryland School of Medicine, where he was elected class president. Later he went on to complete his ophthalmology residency at the Louisiana State University Center, where he became chief resident. More recently, he was voted "Top Doc" by both Baltimore Magazine and What's Up Annapolis. Dr. Tarantino is a cataract surgery specialist who has performed thousands of successful operations. In his spare time, Dr. Tarantino enjoys playing soccer and spending time with his wife, three sons, and beagle."
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Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
  • Anterior Segment Ophthalmology
  • Anterior Segment Surgery
  • Cataract Surgery
  • Cornea & External Diseases
  • Ophthalmic Surgery
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Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*
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Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Astigmatism
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cataract
  • Chalazion
  • Choroidal Neovascular Membranes (CNVM)
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Erosion
  • Degenerative Disorders of Globe
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Entropion
  • Exotropia
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Floaters
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Headache
  • Hypertropia
  • Hypotropia
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratoconus
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Migraine
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Paralytic Strabismus
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Presbyopia
  • Progressive High Myopia
  • Pterygium
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Dystrophy
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Ischemia
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Strabismus
  • Stye
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Trichiasis
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects

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Procedures

  • Argon Laser Trabeculoplasty
  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Excision of Chalazion
  • Glaucoma Medical Therapy
  • Toric Intraocular Lens Implantation
  • YAG Iridotomy
  • YAG Laser Capsulotomy

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Maryland.

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

  • Loyola
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1982
  • Univ Of MD Sch Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 1987
  • Lsu Medical Center Of New Orleans
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1994
  • Med Center La New Orleans Lsu
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Mercy Hospital Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Tarantino has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Tarantino's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Tarantino to family and friends
5.0
based on 2 total reviews

Likelihood to Recommend (2)

  • 5
    (2)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
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Dr. Tarantino'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
Under 10 minutes

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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Tarantino accepts 22 insurance carriers
  • Advantica
  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Davis Vision
  • EyeMed Vision Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
    GEHA
  • Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Humana
  • Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
  • Maryland Physicians Care
  • Medicaid
  • MultiPlan
    PHCS Network PPO
  • National Elevator
  • National Vision Administrators, LLC
  • Priority Partners
  • Vision Service Plan (VSP)

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Hospitals where Dr. Tarantino has admitting privileges

Baltimore Washington Medical Center
301 Hospital Dr
Glen Burnie, MD 21061
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