Dr. Stephen Tinio, MD

Dr. Stephen Tinio, MD

Family MedicineMaleAge 46

Accepting new patients

Dr. Stephen Tinio, MD is a Family Medicine Specialist in Oceanside, CA and has over 18 years of experience in the medical field. He graduated from Far Eastern U Manila Philippines medical school in 2003. He is affiliated with medical facilities Palomar Medical Center Poway and Palomar Medical Center Escondido. He is accepting new patients. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Tinio to book an appointment.

Office Hours

3142 Vista Way Ste 100 Oceanside, CA 92056

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Oceanside Office3142 Vista Way Ste 100 Oceanside, CA 92056
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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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Oceanside Office3142 Vista Way Ste 100 Oceanside, CA 92056
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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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After relocating from N.Y. to Oceanside I chose Dr. Tinio as my primary care physician. I have been so pleased with the care I've received. Dr. Tinio is patient, caring and listens carefully. I highly recommend him to anyone looking for a primary care physician. Thank you.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
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Kimberli Guerriere-Porco – Jun 15, 2020
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I have been with Dr. Tinio for 2+years. Every time I have to book a visit with him he always handles the issue with professionalism and kindness. His knowledge and insight is above par and he is an excellent listener. I would recommend him to anyone and have done so many times to my friends and family. I am a north County San Diego surfer, I have had injuries aches and pains for the sport along with just getting older Dr. Tinio is always there to resolve whatever issue arises. I know he is 100% supportive of a good diet and exercise.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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DB – Jun 05, 2020
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I have presented to Dr. Tinio on two separate occasions, and found him not only professional, knowledgeable and thorough, but he is also very attentive, detailed and genuinely concerned with the overall picture of his patient's health. I highly recommend him.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Jennifer Carlson in Carlsbad, CA – Jun 26, 2018
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Dr. Tinio and Maribel have been amazingly good to me and my mother. They truly care and are prompt and get the job done. He truly goes over and above to help his patients get their needs met.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Jonathan Dockerry in Oceanside – May 11, 2018
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I've been seeing Dr Tinio for over 3 years.... He's personable and friendly. He has always taken the time needed to discuss my health issues.. He sent me to specialists when needed and he has always explained and addressed my concerns.. I highly recommend him .
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
4 people found this helpful
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Connie D in San Marcos, Ca – Mar 30, 2016
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Dr. Tinio's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Pain
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Acidosis
  • Acne
  • ACTH (Cosyntropin) Stimulation Test
  • Actinic Keratosis
  • Acute Bronchitis
  • Acute Pharyngitis
  • Acute Sinusitis
  • Acute Tonsillitis
  • Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
  • ADHD and-or ADD
  • Administrative Physical
  • Adult Acne
  • Alcohol Misuse Screening and Counseling
  • Alcohol or Substance Misuse Screening and Counseling
  • Alkalosis
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Allergic Reaction
  • Allergic Rhinitis
  • Allergies
  • Anal Disorders
  • Anal or Rectal Pain
  • Anemia
  • Anemia and Iron Deficiency Screening
  • Animal Allergies
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Anxiety
  • Arrhythmia Screening
  • Arthritis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Arthritis of the Finger
  • Arthritis of the Foot
  • Arthritis of the Wrist
  • Asthma
  • Ataxia
  • Athlete's Foot
  • Atopic Dermatitis (Eczema)
  • Atrophic Vaginitis
  • Back Pain
  • Bacteriuria Screening
  • Bedsores
  • Bedwetting
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
  • Bladder Diseases
  • Bladder Infection
  • Blepharitis
  • Blood Allergy Testing
  • Blood Disorders
  • Blood in Urine (Hematuria)
  • Blood Pressure Management
  • Blood Sugar Monitoring
  • Bone Density Scan
  • Breast Cancer Screening
  • Breast Diseases
  • Broken Finger
  • Bronchiolitis
  • Bronchitis
  • Bruise of Face, Scalp, or Neck
  • Burn Injuries
  • Bursa Injection
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer Screening
  • Canker Sore
  • Cardiovascular Stress Test
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cellulitis
  • Chest Pain
  • Chest Pain Evaluation
  • Chlamydia Infection Screening
  • Cholesterol Screening
  • Chronic Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
  • Chronic Interstitial Cystitis
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Chronic Sinusitis
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Cold Sore
  • Common Cold
  • Constipation
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Cough
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Dehydration
  • Dementia Evaluation
  • Dementia or Depression Screening
  • Depressive Disorders
  • Dermatitis
  • Detoxification Evaluation
  • Diabetes
  • Diabetes Insipidus
  • Diabetes Screening
  • Diabetes Type 1
  • Diabetes Type 2
  • Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
  • Diabetic Evaluation
  • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
  • Diarrhea
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Dipstick Urinalysis
  • Disability Evaluation
  • Dizziness
  • Drug Allergy Testing
  • Dry Mouth
  • Dry Skin
  • Dual-Energy X-Ray Absorptiometry (DEXA) Scan
  • Dyshydrotic Eczema
  • Dyslexia Assessment
  • Dyslipidemia
  • Dysphagia
  • Ear Ache
  • Ear Disorders
  • Earwax Buildup
  • Echocardiography
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Emphysema
  • Enlarged Prostate (BPH)
  • Enteritis
  • Epley S Maneuver
  • Erectile Dysfunction
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophagitis
  • Essential Tremor
  • Evaluation and Treatment of Sleep Disorders
  • Excision
  • Fetal Cardiac Screening
  • Fever
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Folliculitis
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Sprain
  • Fungal Infections
  • Fungal Nail Infection
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Gas-Bloat Syndrome
  • Gastritis
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Genetic Screening for Breast Cancer
  • Genital Herpes
  • Genital Warts
  • Geriatric Assessment
  • Gonorrhea Screening
  • Gout
  • Hair Loss
  • Headache
  • Health Screening
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Palpitations
  • HeartAware Online Risk Screening
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hepatitis A Screening
  • Hepatitis B Virus Screening
  • Hepatitis C Virus Screening
  • Hepatitis Screening
  • Hernia
  • Herpes Simplex Infection
  • Herpes Simplex Screening
  • High Cholesterol
  • HIV Screening
  • Hives
  • Home Sleep Study
  • Hyperkalemia
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypoglycemia
  • Hypogonadism
  • Hypokalemia
  • Hypotension
  • Hypotension (Excluding Maternal)
  • Hypothyroidism
  • Immunization Administration
  • Impairment Rating Evaluation
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Independent Educational Evaluation
  • Indigestion
  • Infections
  • Infectious Diseases
  • Influenza (Flu)
  • Ingrown Toenail
  • Ingrown Toenail Treatment
  • Injuries
  • Insomnia
  • Intertrigo
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Itchy Skin
  • Jock Itch
  • Joint Fluid Test
  • Joint Pain
  • Kidney Stone Pain (Renal Colic)
  • Knee Arthritis
  • Knee Sprain
  • Lactose Intolerance
  • Laryngitis
  • Larynx Conditions
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Leg and Foot Ulcers
  • Lice
  • Limb Cramp
  • Limb Pain
  • Lipid Disorders
  • Low Back Pain
  • Low Blood Oxygen Level
  • Lyme Disease Evaluation
  • Malaise and Fatigue
  • Malnutrition
  • Mammography
  • McMurray's Test
  • Melanoma Screening
  • Memory Evaluation
  • Menopausal and Postmenopausal Disorders
  • Menopause
  • Menopause Evaluation and Treatment
  • Menstrual Disorders (incl. Dysmenorrhea)
  • Migraine
  • Mole Evaluation
  • Moles (Benign Skin Lesions)
  • Muscle Spasm
  • Muscle Weakness
  • Nail and Nail Bed Infection
  • Nail Avulsion and Excision
  • Nasopharyngitis
  • Nausea
  • Neck Muscle Strain
  • Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
  • Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
  • Nosebleed
  • Obesity
  • Oral Glucose Tolerance Test
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Osteoporosis
  • Osteoporosis Screening
  • Otitis Media
  • Outer Ear Infection
  • Ovarian Cancer Screening
  • Overweight
  • Painful Urination (Dysuria)
  • Pap Smear
  • Partial Lung Collapse
  • Patch Testing
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Perimenopause
  • Peripheral Autonomic Neuropathy
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Pharyngitis
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Pneumonia
  • Pollen Allergy
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Polyuria
  • Postherpetic Neuralgia
  • Postpartum Depression
  • Pre-Operative Evaluation
  • Pregnancy Test
  • Pregnancy-Related Disorders
  • Prostate Cancer Screening
  • Prostate Cancer Screening Exam (DRE)
  • Prostatitis
  • Psoriatic Arthritis
  • Psychiatric Evaluation
  • Psychiatric Evaluation - Child and Adolescent
  • Psychological Evaluation
  • Psychological Evaluations Prior to Bariatric Surgery
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rapid Flu Test
  • Rash
  • Reflux Esophagitis
  • Restless Leg Syndrome
  • Rib Fracture
  • Ringworm
  • Rosacea
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Seborrheic Dermatitis
  • Sepsis
  • Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)
  • Sexually Transmitted Infections Screening
  • Shingles
  • Shortness of Breath
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Sinus Tachycardia
  • Sinusitis
  • Skin Diseases
  • Skin Infections
  • Skin Screenings
  • Skin Testing and Screening
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Sore Throat
  • Speech, Language and Learning Disorders
  • Spinal and Postural Screening
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • STD Screening
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Strep Test
  • Strep Throat
  • Stye
  • Sunburn
  • Suture Soft Tissue Wound
  • Suture Uncomplicated Lacerations
  • Swine Flu
  • Synvisc® Injection
  • Syphilis Infections
  • Syphilis Screening
  • Tension Headache
  • Testicular Dysfunction
  • Thrombosis
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Thyroid Screening
  • Tinea Versicolor
  • Tinnitus
  • Tobacco Use Disorder
  • Toenail Removal
  • Tonsillitis
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
  • Travel Physical Examination
  • Travel Vaccination
  • Tremor
  • Trichomoniasis Screening
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Tuberculosis Screening
  • Ulcer
  • Urinary Disorders
  • Urinary Stones
  • Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)
  • Urine Pregnancy Test
  • Vaccination
  • Vaginal Dryness
  • Vaginitis and-or Vaginosis
  • Vaginosis Screening
  • VAP Lipid Testing
  • Venous Insufficiency
  • Vertigo
  • Viral Hepatitis
  • Viral Infection
  • Vitamin D Deficiency
  • Warts
  • Wear and Tear Arthritis
  • Wellness Examination
  • Wheelchair Evaluation
  • Wheezing
  • Worker's Compensation Evaluations
  • Wrist Sprain or Strain
  • Yeast Infections

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Gold Select (Select / Small Grp)-CA HMO
Gold Select (Select PPO/ Small Grp)-CA PPO
Lumenos Plans-CA PPO
Major Risk Medical Insurance Program (MRMIP) - Prudent Buyer-CA PPO
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PERS Choice / PERSCare Providers-CA PPO
PERS Traditional-CA HMO
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Select Plus-CA HMO
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Blue Cross Blue Shield
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Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
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Select Plus HMO
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CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
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Cigna PPO
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About Me

Care Philosophy

While I strongly believe in the value of medications and other treatments, I believe just as strongly that we all can greatly influence the quality of our health by the decisions we make every day.

Biography

Dr. Stephen Tinio is a board certified Family Medicine physician. He sees family members of all ages and is able to able to assess, diagnose, and manage...Read more

Specialties

  • Family Medicine
  • General Medical Practice
  • Geriatric Medicine
  • Men's Health Medicine
  • Pediatric Medicine
  • Women's Health Medicine

Board Certifications

Education

2008
Wilson Regional Memorial Med Center
Residency Hospital
2006
Wilson Meml Regl Med Ctr
Internship Hospital
2003
Far Eastern U Manila Philippines
Medical School
1998
State University Of New York
Undergraduate School
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Languages

  • English
  • Tagalog

Awards

Frequently Asked Questions

How can I make an appointment with Dr. Stephen Tinio, MD?

Click here to schedule an appointment online. New patients can also call (858) 437-9976, and for other questions, call (442) 286-7727.

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Dr. Stephen Tinio, MD generally accepts new patients on Healthgrades. You can see Dr. Tinio's profile to make an appointment.

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What are Dr. Stephen Tinio, MD's top areas of care?

Dr. Tinio frequently treats Bladder Infection, VAP Lipid Testing, and Vaccination. See all procedures and conditions Dr. Tinio treats.

Where is Dr. Stephen Tinio, MD's office located?

Dr. Tinio's office is located at 3142 Vista Way Ste 100, Oceanside, CA 92056. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

What languages does Dr. Stephen Tinio, MD speak?

Dr. Tinio speaks Tagalog and English. View profile to see all.

Does Dr. Stephen Tinio, MD offer telehealth services?

Dr. Tinio has not yet indicated whether they offer telehealth services. Please contact the office to check for availability/eligibility.

Affiliated Hospitals

Dr. Tinio is affiliated with the following hospitals. Select a hospital below to learn more.

Learn more about how Healthgrades measuresHospital Quality.

Palomar Medical Center Poway

Poway, CA

66% Patient Experience Rating, 3% lower than the national average

1 Award Received

Palomar Medical Center Escondido

Escondido, CA

76% Patient Experience Rating, 7% higher than the national average

19 Awards Received

Award Highlight: America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™ (2021)