Dr. Ricardo Cristobal, MD

Dr. Ricardo Cristobal, MD

Ear, Nose, and Throat  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 50
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Dr. Ricardo Cristobal, MD is an otolaryngology (ear, nose & throat) specialist in Fort Worth, TX and has been practicing for 25 years. He graduated from Universidad De Navarra, Facultad De Medicina in 1993 and specializes in ear, nose, and throat, neurotology, and more.

923 Pennsylvania Ave Ste 100

Fort Worth, TX 76104

Contact Information

(817) 920-0484

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • CareOregon
  • CareSource
  • CHAMPVA
  • Cigna
  • 26 More

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Top Care Areas

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Perforated Eardrum Repair (Tympanoplasty)
very high
more than 99% of peers
Perforated Eardrum
very high
more than 99% of peers
Ear Surgery
very high
more than 99% of peers

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3  Specialties

  • Ear, Nose, and Throat
  • Neurotology
  • Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery

2  Board Certifications

  • Neurotology
    Accredited by: American Board of Otolaryngology*
  • Otolaryngology
    Accredited by: American Board of Otolaryngology*

46  Conditions Treated

  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Ataxia
  • Aural Atresia - Multiple Congenital Anomalies - Mental Retardation
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cholesteatoma
  • Chronic Ear Infections
  • Chronic Ear Infections (Pediatric)
  • Conductive Hearing Loss
  • Deafness
  • Dizziness
  • Ear Ache
  • Ear Cancer
  • Ear Disorders
  • Earwax Buildup
  • Enlarged Turbinates
  • Epidermoid Carcinoma
  • Eustachian Tube Dysfunction
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Facial Palsy
  • Fracture
  • Glomus Tympanicum Tumor
  • Glomus Vagale Tumor
  • Larynx Conditions
  • Malignant Bone Cancer of the Skull, Face, and Jaw
  • Meniere's Disease
  • Meningiomas
  • Motion Sickness
  • Nystagmus
  • Otitis Media
  • Otosclerosis
  • Outer Ear Infection
  • Paraganglioma
  • Perforated Eardrum
  • Salivary Gland Stones and Inflammation
  • Skull Base Lesions
  • Skull Base Tumor
  • Skull Fracture
  • Squamous Cell Carcinoma of Head and Neck
  • Temporal Bone Disorder
  • Tinnitus
  • Velocardiofacial Syndrome
  • Vertigo
  • Vestibular Disorders
  • Vestibular Neuritis
  • Vocal Cord Paralysis
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32  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Acoustic Neuroma Removal (incl. Hearing Preservation Techniques) 
  • Adenoidectomy
  • Adult Hearing Loss Rehabilitation
  • Bone Anchored Hearing Aid Implant
  • Cervical Lymph Node Dissection
  • Coblation Tonsillectomy
  • Cochlear Implant Insertion
  • Complex Skull Base Surgery
  • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
  • Craniotomy
  • Diagnostic Nasal and-or Sinus Endoscopy
  • Ear Surgery
  • Ear Tube Placement
  • Endolymphatic Mastoid Shunt
  • ENT Surgery
  • Facial Nerve Repair
  • Facial Prosthetic
  • Frenectomy
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Hearing Aid
  • Implantable Hearing Device
  • Implantable Peripheral Neurostimulator
  • Mastoidectomy
  • Perforated Eardrum Repair (Tympanoplasty)
  • Peripheral Nerve Decompression
  • Sinus Surgery
  • Skull Base Surgery
  • Stapedectomy
  • Surgery to Restore Hearing
  • Vestibular Schwanoma Surgery
  • Vestibular Testing
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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Texas.

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

  • Universidad De Navarra, Facultad De Medicina
    Medical School | Graduated 1993
  • University Of California Los Angeles
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Medical College of Wisconsin
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Baylor College Of Medicine, Neurotology and Skull Base Surgery
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed
  • UCLA, Ph.D,, Neurobiology
    Other Education | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • Alpha Omega Alpha, 1992
Media & Publications

Dr. Cristobal has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Cristobal's Reviews

3.8
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Cristobal to family and friends
29 total reviews (6 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (29)

  • 5
    (19)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (7)

Dr. Cristobal's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (6)

Very very kind! Cares for each patient...never feel rushed. He spent a lot of time explaining surgeries and end results. Would recommend highly to anyone. Yes sometimes he can run late BUT the trade off for us is well worth any wait since the care is superior to other physician offices. I? don’t...more
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Dr Cristobal was the first doctor I was able to see who treated Menieners Desease in Fort Worth, TX. He was very nice, compassionate and knew who I'd been seeing and familiar with with the facility as he'd studied there. I've received excellent care there and they now see my daughter and her two...more
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Good doctor, but doesn't care about his patients time. Ridiculous to be so late.
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My father is 97 and VERY hard of hearing in both ears. My brother and I accompanied him to this appointment from Colorado. Having not met Dr. Cristobal before, we were all uncertain of what to expect.Dr. Cristobal was warm and responsive to all of our questions and concerns. The surgery went...more
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Audiologist: Lindi Berry Has a lack of communication with her patients. Does not know how to consult with patients that are experiencing trouble. Never once recommended patient to see the ENT after multiple times of trying to fix the complications. Do not waste your time or money. Go else where to...more
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