Dr. Thomas Parente, MD

Dr. Thomas Parente, MD

Cardiology  ·  
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Age 59
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Dr. Thomas Parente, MD is a cardiology specialist in Tavares, FL and has been practicing for 24 years. He graduated from Far Eastern University--Nicanor Reyes Medical Foundation in 1987 and specializes in cardiology.

2101 Nightingale Ln

Tavares, FL 32778

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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

Pulmonary Valve Disease
very high
more than 99% of peers
Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
very high
more than 99% of peers
Tricuspid Valve Disease
very high
more than 99% of peers

Dr. Parente'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.

1  Specialties

  • Cardiology

1  Board Certifications

  • Cardiovascular Disease
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

48  Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Aneurysm of Heart
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Chest Pain
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Artery Aneurysm
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Endocarditis
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Murmur
  • Heart Palpitations
  • Heart Tumors, Benign
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart Disease
  • Hypotension
  • Limb Swelling
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Septal Defect
  • Syncope
  • Thrombosis
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Vascular Disease
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14  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Florida.

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

  • Far Eastern University--Nicanor Reyes Medical Foundation
    Medical School | Graduated 1987
  • Mainonides Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1991
  • Long Island College Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1994

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Parente has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Parente's Reviews

3.6
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Parente to family and friends
12 total reviews (4 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (12)

  • 5
    (6)
  • 4
    (2)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (3)

Dr. Parente's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • 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 (4)

If you enjoy waiting in the lobby for 1 1/2 hrs. he's your guy. He had no emergencies only poor staff and I wouldn't recommend him to my worse enemy. Uses other Dr's to do simple procedures like a stent.
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Absolutely amazing physician!!! He sincerely cares on a personal level. He spent an hour in the room with me explaining every detail of my condition thoroughly. Wouldn’t recommend any other cardiologist but this guy!
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My husband and I have both been treated by Dr. Parente for at least 10 years. Dr. Parente and his staff have always been great and as far as I am concerned, he pretty much saved my husband's life by properly diagnosing his congestive heart failure a number of years ago, after he was misdiagnosed...more
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Horrible doctor. He is/was my mother's health care provider and she called him and told him her legs were swelling. He was upset because my mother's PCP had changed her meds a bit. He told his nurse to call my 82-year-old mother and tell her TO GO TO HER PCP AND HAVE HER change the prescriptions...more
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