Dr. Ricardo Cristobal, MD

Dr. Ricardo Cristobal, MD

Ear, Nose, and Throat  |  
Male  |  
Age 50
(29)
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Dr. Ricardo Cristobal, MD is an ear, nose, and throat doctor who practices in Fort Worth, TX. He is 50 years old and has been practicing for 25 years.

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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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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Specialties

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

  • Neurotology
    Accredited by: American Board of Otolaryngology*
  • Otolaryngology
    Accredited by: American Board of Otolaryngology*
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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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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
  • ENT Surgery
  • Ear Surgery
  • Ear Tube Placement
  • Endolymphatic Mastoid Shunt
  • 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

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Cristobal to family and friends
3.8
based on 29 total reviews (6 with 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)

in Aubrey TX |
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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in Ft Worth, TX |
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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Dallas, TX |
Good doctor, but doesn't care about his patients time. Ridiculous to be so late.
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in Berthoud, CO |
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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in Ft worth, TX |
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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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Cristobal accepts 35 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
    Medicaid
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
    Blue Choice
  • CareOregon
    Medicaid
  • CareSource
    Medicaid
  • CHAMPVA
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
    LocalPlus
    Open Access Plus
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Community Health Choice
    Medicaid
  • Health Net
    Medicaid
    Tricare
  • HealthPlus
    Medicaid
  • HealthPlus Amerigroup
    Medicaid
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
    Medicaid
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
    Tricare
  • Husky Health
    Medicaid
  • inHealth
    Medicaid
  • INTotal Health
    Medicaid
  • Medica
    Medicaid
  • Medicaid
  • Meritain Health
  • Midwest Health Plan
    Medicaid
  • Molina Healthcare
    Medicaid
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • Mutual of Omaha
  • NGS CoreSource
  • Ohio State University Health Plan
    NGS CoreSource
  • Peach State Health Plan
    Medicaid
  • Simply Healthcare Plans
    Medicaid
  • Staywell (Wellcare)
    Medicaid
  • Tricare
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice Plus POS
    Medicaid
    Navigate HMO
    Navigate POS
    Options PPO
    United Healthcare
  • Wellcare of Georgia
    Medicaid
  • Worker's Compensation
    Worker's Compensation WC

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Hospitals where Dr. Cristobal has admitting privileges

Baylor Scott & White - Fort Worth
1400 8th Ave
Fort Worth, TX 76104
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Cook Children's Medical Center
801 7th Ave
Fort Worth, TX 76104
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JPS Family Health Center
1500 S Main St
Fort Worth, TX 76104
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Medical City Fort Worth
900 8th Ave
Fort Worth, TX 76104
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Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Fort Worth
1301 Pennsylvania Ave
Fort Worth, TX 76104
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