Dr. Robert Tanabe, MD

Dr. Robert Tanabe, MD

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61 y/o
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Dr. Robert Tanabe, MD is an internal medicine doctor who practices in Colorado Springs, CO. He is 61 years old and has been practicing for 34 years. Dr. Tanabe is affiliated with Penrose-St. Francis Health Services and University of Colorado Health - Memorial Hospital Central.

Colorado Springs Health Partners

2405 Research Pkwy

Colorado Springs, CO 80920
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Accepted insurance

  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.
  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Humana
  • Kaiser Permanente
  • MultiPlan
  • Principal Financial Group
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Care Philosophy

Our Mission: Working in partnership with our patients, staff and community to provide high quality, comprehensive, accessible and cost effective health care to the Pikes Peak region. Our Vision: Defining health care for Southern Colorado communities.
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Dr. Tanabe's Experience

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Dr. Tanabe's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Internal Medicine
  • Board certified in Internal Medicine
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
2

Specialties

  • Internal Medicine
  • Family Medicine
1

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
15

Conditions Treated

  • Anemia
  • Anxiety
  • Arthritis
  • Asthma
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Depression
  • Diabetes
  • Heart Disease
  • High Cholesterol
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Injuries
  • Obesity
  • Osteoporosis
  • Sleep Apnea
9

Procedures

  • Biopsy
  • Breath Testing
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Immunization
  • Pap Smear
  • Physical Examination
  • Radiofrequency Ablation
  • Spirometry
  • Vaccination

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Colorado.

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

  • Stanford University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1978
  • University Of California, San Diego, School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1983
  • University Vt Med Center Hospital Vt
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1984
  • University Vt Med Center Hospital Vt
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1986

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Tanabe has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • German

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

Dr. Tanabe does not have any memberships or affiliations listed. If you are Dr. Tanabe and would like to add memberships or affiliations, please update your profile.

Penrose-St. Francis Health Services

is a Recipient of a Healthgrades Excellence Award
America's 50 Best Hospitals Award

Hospital Quality Award

Dr. Tanabe is on the medical staff at our top-rated hospital.

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Dr. Tanabe's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Tanabe to family and friends
4.4
based on 13 total reviews (3 with comments)
Dr. Tanabe's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well
    EXCELLENT
  • Answers Questions
    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent
    EXCELLENT
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment
    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness
    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time
    10 to 15 minutes
Patient Comments (3)
in Colorado Springs, CO |
I have been under the care of Dr. Tanabe for many years and I would be very disappointed to not have him as a family Doctor and a friend.
in Denver, CO |
Dr. Tanabe is an excellent doctor who takes the time to get to know his patients and who truly cares for them. He literally saved my life by making sure I got my screenings done on time. He is open to alternative care within reason. He takes care of my husband, my sister [I recommended him to her] and me in a professional and caring manner. We have bene his patients for over 25 years. Scheduling issues are NOT his fault. Husband 65 / I am 62. About 3 visits per year each??
in Colorado Springs, CO |
I had expressed an interest in following up on some long term acid reflux that was already being treated. Dr Tanabe indulged my interest by authorizing a test, but neither of us were all the excited about it. That is until I was unable to schedule it due to spouses travel job and an unrelated surgery I had to schedule. After I told them, several times I wasn't able to schedule, they sent me a note with his name on it threatening me with having cancer, which is unlikely at best.
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Dr. Tanabe accepts 9 insurance carriers
  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
    Open Access
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • Kaiser Permanente
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • Principal Financial Group
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice Plus POS
    Options PPO
    United Healthcare

Hospitals where Dr. Tanabe has admitting privileges

Penrose-St. Francis Health Services
2222 N Nevada Ave
Colorado Springs, CO 80907
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University of Colorado Health - Memorial Hospital Central
1400 E Boulder St
Colorado Springs, CO 80909
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