Dr. Ralph Tufano, MD

Dr. Ralph Tufano, MD

Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 49
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Dr. Ralph Tufano, MD is an otolaryngology-head and neck surgery specialist in Baltimore, MD and has been practicing for 23 years. He graduated from U Of Buffalo SUNY Sch Of Med & Biomedical Sci in 1995 and specializes in otolaryngology-head and neck surgery, endocrine surgery, and more.

601 N CAROLINE ST

Baltimore, MD 21287

Contact Information

(410) 955-3071

Insurance Accepted

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Geisinger Health Plan
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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

Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
very high
more than 98% of peers
Thyroid Lobectomy
very high
more than 96% of peers
Thyroidectomy
very high
more than 95% of peers

Dr. Tufano'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.

3  Specialties

  • Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery
  • Endocrine Surgery
  • Head and Neck Endocrine Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Otolaryngology
    Accredited by: American Board of Otolaryngology*

39  Conditions Treated

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13  Procedures

  • Cervical Lymph Node Dissection
  • Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP)
  • Diagnostic Nasal and-or Sinus Endoscopy
  • ENT Surgery
  • Excision of Tracheal Tumor or Stenosis
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Parathyroidectomy
  • Sinus Surgery
  • Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Thyroidectomy
  • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Tracheal Surgery

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

  • U Of Buffalo SUNY Sch Of Med & Biomedical Sci
    Medical School | Graduated 1995
  • University Of Pa Health System
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Tufano has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Tufano's Reviews

4.2
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Tufano to family and friends
14 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (14)

  • 5
    (10)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (2)

Dr. Tufano's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    GOOD
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

Dr. Tufano saved my life. I had a thyroid cancer that was quite invasive and his delicate surgery skills was able to remove the cancer and literally save me.
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He is an amazing surgeon and his staff is just as wonderful as he is. After a botched surgery by another surgeon, Dr. Tufano along with Dr. Russell put my health and my life back on track. They are extremely talented and reassuring. They are easy to talk too and although I had a 7 hour surgery...more
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