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Paul J. Tapino, MD

Paul J. Tapino, MD Physician

Director, Ophthalmology Residency Program
Associate Professor of Clinical Ophthalmology

Languages spoken:

  • Italian

Dr. Tapino is a Penn Medicine employed physician.

Patient Satisfaction Ratings

Patient Rating Breakdown

The Patient Satisfaction Rating is an average of all responses to the care provider related questions shown below from our nationally-recognized Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey. Patients that are treated in outpatient or hospital environments may receive different surveys, and the volume of responses will vary by question.

Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5 with 5 being the best score.

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Clinical Specialties

Specialty:

  • Ophthalmology

Programs & Centers:

  • Comprehensive Ophthalmology

Board Certification:

  • Ophthalmology, 2005

Practice Locations and Appointments

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna US Healthcare
  • Cigna
  • Cigna HealthSpring
  • CVS Health
  • Devon Health Services (Americare)
  • Gateway Health Plan
  • Geisinger Health Plan
  • HealthAmerica / HealthAssurance, a Coventry Plan
  • HealthPartners
  • HealthPartners Medicare
  • HealthSmart
  • Highmark Blue Shield
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • Humana / Choicecare
  • Independence Blue Cross (Keystone East)
  • Intergroup
  • Keystone First
  • Multiplan
  • NJ Medicaid
  • NJ Qualcare
  • Oxford Health Plan
  • PA Medicaid
  • PA Medicare
  • Preferred Health Care/LGH
  • Rail Road Medicare / Palmetto GBA
  • Remedy Partners at Penn Medicine
  • Superior Vision Benefit Mgmt, Inc (Block Vision)
  • Tricare
  • United Healthcare
  • UnitedHealthcare Community Plan
  • US Family Health Plan

Education and Training

Medical School: Jefferson Medical College
Residency: Penn Presbyterian Medical Center
Residency: University of Pennsylvania Health System

Memberships

American Academy of Ophthalmology, National Association of University Professors of Ophthalmology (AUPO), National Pennsylvania Academy of Ophthalmology, Local

Hospital Affiliation

Dr. Tapino is a Penn Medicine employed physician.

Hospital Privileges:

  • Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania: Has privileges to treat patients in the hospital.
  • Penn Presbyterian Medical Center: Has privileges to treat patients in the hospital.

Research

Selected Publications:

Fisher JB., Binenbaum G., Tapino P., Volpe NJ.: Development and face and content validity of an eye surgical skills assessment test for ophthalmology residents Ophthalmology 113 (12): 2364-70,2006.

Academic Contact Info

Scheie Eye Institute
51 North 39th Street

Philadelphia, PA 19104
Patient appointments: 800-789-PENN (7366)

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