Dr. Trina Espinola, MD

Dr. Trina Espinola, MD

Pediatric Otolaryngology (Ear, Nose & Throat)  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 57
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Dr. Trina Espinola, MD is a pediatric otolaryngology (ear, nose & throat) specialist in Saint Petersburg, FL and has been practicing for 29 years. She graduated from Tulane University School Of Medicine in 1987 and specializes in pediatric otolaryngology (ear, nose & throat) and ear, nose, and throat.

625 6th Ave S Ste 385

Saint Petersburg, FL 33701

Contact Information

(727) 553-7100

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
  • CareOregon
  • CareSource
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • 27 More

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Top Care Areas

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

Conductive Hearing Loss
very high
more than 99% of peers
Ear Disorders
very high
more than 98% of peers
Broken Nose
very high
more than 97% of peers

Dr. Espinola'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.

2  Specialties

  • Pediatric Otolaryngology (Ear, Nose & Throat)
  • Ear, Nose, and Throat

1  Board Certifications

  • Otolaryngology
    Accredited by: American Board of Otolaryngology*

91  Conditions Treated

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45  Procedures

  • Ablation or Excision of Nasal Turbinates
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Adenoidectomy
  • Antrostomy and Antrotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Balloon Sinuplasty
  • Caldwell-Luc Procedure
  • Cervical Lymph Node Dissection
  • Cleft Palate Repair (Palatoplasty)
  • Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP)
  • Diagnostic Nasal and-or Sinus Endoscopy
  • Ear Surgery
  • Ear Tube Placement
  • ENT Surgery
  • Ethmoidectomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Excision of Facial Bone
  • Excision of Parotid, Sublingual, or Submandibular Gland
  • Excision of Tracheal Tumor or Stenosis
  • Excision or Destruction of Palate or Uvula Lesion
  • Excision or Destruction of Pharynx Lesion
  • Excision or Destruction of Tongue Lesion
  • Facelift
  • Frenectomy
  • Glossectomy
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Intranasal or Sinus Procedure
  • Laryngoscopy - Laryngotomy - Laryngectomy - Pharyngolaryngectomy - Pharyngectomy
  • Laryngoscopy and Laryngotomy
  • Lip, Excision or Resection
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Nasal Septum Surgery (Septoplasty)
  • Nose Plastic Surgery (Rhinoplasty)
  • Parathyroidectomy
  • Perforated Eardrum Repair (Tympanoplasty)
  • Sinus Surgery
  • Sphenoidectomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Sphenoidotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Thyroidectomy
  • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Tonsillectomy
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Uvulectomy
  • Vestibule and Floor of Mouth, Excision or Destruction
  • Wound Repair

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Background Check

1 Malpractice Claim
  • Settlement : 12/12/2013
    Amount or Range: $190,000.00
    Nature of Complaint: PINELLAS COUNTY
    State: 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

  • Tulane
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1982
  • Tulane University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1987
  • Charity Hosp-Tulane
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1988
  • Tulane University School Medicine
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1989

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Espinola has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Espinola has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Espinola's Reviews

2.7
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Espinola to family and friends
46 total reviews (10 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (46)

  • 5
    (18)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (4)
  • 1
    (24)

Dr. Espinola's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    GOOD
  • Answers questions

    GOOD
  • Time well spent

    GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    GOOD
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    GOOD
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (10)

Thought she was very good, until surgery. Was told she is always late, 25 minutes, more anxiety pre-op. Never called to follow up, inspite of a complication post op -- Every other surgeon I've encountered has called, often twice, once on day of surgery and then day following procedure. Very...more
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Dr. Espinola was the pediatric ENT on call when I took my daughter to the emergency room because her eye was swollen shut. Dr. Espinola did sinus surgery on her, and 24 hours later, you could barely tell that her eye had been in such bad shape the day before! It turns out, Dr. Espinola treated...more
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Trina no longer has the bedside manner she had 25 years ago. She appears to be way too pompous for her own good as she marches around the office stomping like an SS Officer. However; please beware that her billing procedures are unorthodox. She has TWO tax IDs for billing and will use BOTH on...more
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Great bedside manner - caring and understanding.
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Love dr Espinola and Jennifer Wallace! Great staff
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