Dr. Paul Tolentino, MD

Dr. Paul Tolentino, MD

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Dr. Paul Tolentino, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Cape Girardeau, MO and has been practicing for 14 years. He graduated from Harvard Medical School in 1995 and specializes in neurosurgery.

1723 Broadway St Ste 410

Cape Girardeau, MO 63701

Contact Information

(573) 332-7746

Insurance Accepted

  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Tolentino performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Spondylosis
very high
more than 99% of peers
Herniated Disc Surgery
very high
more than 99% of peers
Bone Disorders
very high
more than 98% of peers

Dr. Tolentino's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Tolentino "Expertise, Service, Integrity."

1  Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*

50  Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Brain Injury
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Ear Disorders
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Neck Pain
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Thrombosis
  • Torticollis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vertebral Column Tumors
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16  Procedures

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Missouri.

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

  • Brown Univ
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1990
  • Harvard Medical School
    Medical School | Graduated 1995
  • Shands Hospital At The University Of Florida
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1998
  • Shands Hospital At The University Of Florida
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2004

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • Patients Choice Award (3 years running), 2008-2010
  • http://www.patientschoice.org/Dr_Paul_Tolentino/profile, 2011
Media & Publications
  • Publications,

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Tolentino's Reviews

4.5
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Tolentino to family and friends
49 total reviews (15 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (49)

  • 5
    (42)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (6)

Dr. Tolentino'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

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (15)

Dr. Tolentino is very professional yet has a kind bedside manner. He is passionate about his career and is knowledgeable in his field. I had extreme, excruciating pain due to a bone spur that was wrapped around a herniated disc and was pressing against my sciatica nerve. I could walk about 8...more
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Very good doctor. He eliminated all my pain with surgery. A caring man very dedicated to his practice.
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Very thorough and worked great with the team around him. Great bedside manner and answered my questions directly and honestly. Thankful to have this level of expertise so close to home.
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I am extremely satisfied by my diagnosis, care and surgery performed by Dr. Tolentino and his staff. It was a difficult decision to have surgery, since I am a young patient but I am so thankful I did. I had full trust in Dr. Tolentino and his staff and would recommend them to anyone that is...more
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I had to have neck surgery and he did a wonderful job. He has helped me so much. And when you find a doctor you can trust and believe in that is so important. I would trust him to take care of me anytime. He took time with me and has a great bedside manner.
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