Dr. Rafael Martinez, MD

Dr. Rafael Martinez, MD

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Pulmonary Disease  ·  
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53 y/o
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Dr. Rafael Martinez, MD is a pulmonologist in Tampa, FL and has been practicing for 18 years. He specializes in pulmonary disease and internal medicine.Read his story

Pulmonary and Sleep Of Tampa Bay

4308 N Habana Ave

Tampa, FL 33607
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Assurant Health
  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • EmblemHealth
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Golden Rule
  • Humana
  • MedHealthInsurance

Background Check

No malpractice claims found for Florida
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Martinez's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Sleep Apnea
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Martinez treats Sleep Apnea more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Martinez treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Central Sleep Apnea
Sleep Disorders
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Martinez treats Sleep Disorders more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Martinez treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Acute insomnia
  • Advanced Sleep Phase Disorder
  • Breathing-Related Sleep Disorders
  • Central Sleep Apnea
  • Circadian Rhythm Sleep Disorder
  • Delayed Sleep Phase Disorder
  • Drug-Induced Insomnia
  • Endogenous Insomnia
  • Excessive Daytime Sleepiness
  • Fatal Familial Insomnia
  • Infantile Sleep Apnea
  • Insomnia
  • Insomnia With Sleep Apnea
  • Irregular Sleep-Wake Pattern
  • Jet Lag
  • Narcolepsy
  • Non-24-Hour Sleep-Wake Syndrome
  • Pediatric Sleep Disorders
  • Primary Insomnia
  • Problem Sleepiness
  • Psychophysiological Insomnia
  • Psycho-Reactive Insomnia
  • REM Sleep Behavior Disorder
  • Secondary Insomnia
  • Shift Work Sleep Disorder
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep-Talking
  • Sleep-Walking
COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Martinez treats COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease) more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Martinez treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Martinez's conditions and procedures:

  • Acidosis
  • Acute Bronchitis
  • Acute Lower Respiratory Infection
  • Acute Pharyngitis
  • Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
  • Alkalosis
  • Allergy Testing
  • Allergy Treatment
  • Arterial Blood Gas Test (ABG)
  • Asbestosis
  • Asthma
  • Asthma and Immunology Care
  • Asthma Testing
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Biopsy
  • Breath Testing
  • Bronchiectasis
  • Bronchiolitis
  • Bronchitis
  • Bronchoscopy
  • Bronchoscopy With Robotic Assistance
  • Bronchospasm
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
  • Common Cold
  • Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP)
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Cough
  • Cystic Fibrosis
  • Emphysema
  • Eosinophilic Asthma
  • Fungal Infections
  • Hypersensitivity Pneumonitis
  • Influenza (Flu)
  • Interstitial Lung Disease
  • Loss of Voice or Hoarse Voice
  • Low Blood Oxygen Level
  • Lung Biopsy
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Lung Nodule
  • Metastatic Respiratory System Cancer
  • Mycobacterial Lung Infection
  • Nutritional Counseling
  • Partial Lung Collapse
  • Pleural Effusion
  • Pneumoconiosis and Pneumonopathy
  • Pneumonia
  • Pneumonitis (Due to Solids or Liquids)
  • Polysomnography With CPAP Titration
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Arteriovenous Malformation
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Pulmonary Function Test
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Insufficiency
  • Respiratory Failure
  • Respiratory Management
  • Rheumatoid Lung Disease
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Shortness of Breath
  • Sinusitis
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Sleep Study
  • Smoking Cessation Counseling
  • Systemic Sclerosis
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thrombosis
  • Tuberculosis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Wegener's Granulomatosis
  • Wheezing

About Me

At Pulmonary & Sleep of Tampa Bay, our mission is two-fold: to provide the most state-of-the-art technology available today, and to offer the highest level of care and kindness- one that we ourselves would want as patients. Our guiding principles are simple: Competence. Communication. Compassion.

Specialties

  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Internal Medicine

Board Certifications

Education

2001
University District Hospital
Fellowship Hospital
1999
Mayaguez Medical Center
Residency Hospital
1991
University of Zaragoza
Medical School
1983
Montearagon Schoo
Undergraduate School
2001
1999
1991
1983

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

Awards

Dr. Martinez's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Martinez

4.8

Based on 188 reviews

5 Stars
93.61702127659575%
(176)
4 Stars
2.127659574468085%
(4)
3 Stars
0.5319148936170213%
(1)
2 Stars
0.5319148936170213%
(1)
1 Star
3.1914893617021276%
(6)

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great as usaual
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siempre he sido muy buena la atencion. Felicitaciones al colectivo de la instituciom,
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muy profecional
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Listened to my symptoms
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Very good
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look forward to meeting again for followup
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Great doctor and staff. Very through with office visit and testing for pulmonary issue.
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short wait
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allways goood
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ha un doctor muy profecional estoy muy agradecida
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very good appointment
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Nice and pleasent
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Appointment was quick and clearly explained
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Everyone from the check-in to the check-out seemed to care about helping me breathe better.
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Excelente
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to the point but a good listener to my concerns
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the best pulmonologist ive ever been to
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Very warm and friendly staff!!!! Appointment was done on time!!!!
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awesome experience entire staff is great
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Pulmonary and Sleep Of Tampa Bay

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    • Mon: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Tue: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Wed: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Thu: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Fri: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Sat: closed
    • Sun: closed
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    • Mon: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Tue: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Wed: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Thu: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Fri: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Sat: closed
    • Sun: closed
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    • Mon: 8:00am - 12:00pm
    • Tue: 8:00am - 12:00pm
    • Wed: 8:00am - 12:00pm
    • Thu: 8:00am - 12:00pm
    • Fri: 8:00am - 12:00pm
    • Sat: closed
    • Sun: closed
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Insurance accepted

Accepted insurance can change. Please double-check when making an appointment.

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
Assurant Health
AvMed
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
Blue Care HMO
BlueDental Choice
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
Commercial Insurance Company
Coventry Health Care
Wellpath Preferred PPO
EmblemHealth
Emblem Health
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Golden Rule
Humana
Choice Care PPO
Preferred PPO
Select HMO
Tampa Bay CoreNet
Tampa Bay HUMx HMOx
MedHealthInsurance
Medicaid
Medico
Molina Healthcare
Molina
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
National Elevator
State Farm
Tricare
UnitedHealthCare
Choice Plus POS
Navigate HMO
Navigate POS
Options PPO
United Healthcare
WellCare

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