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Rommel Tolentino, MD


Rommel Tolentino, MD

Dr. Rommel Tolentino is a double board certified physician at Schodack Internal Medicine and Pediatrics, board certified in Pediatrics and Internal Medicine. He cares for patients from infancy through advanced age. Dr. Tolentino attended the State University of New York at Buffalo for his undergraduate education. It was during his second year of college that he decided to pursue medicine. He has several relatives who were physicians and served as role models. After earning his Bachelor of Science degree from the State University of New York at Buffalo, he remained there to attend the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences. Dr. Tolentino then completed his internship and residency training in Internal Medicine and Pediatrics at Albany Medical Center.

Dr. Tolentino chose the dual specialties of internal medicine and pediatrics because he wanted to be able to take care of multiple generations of the same family. Being an internist and pediatrician allows him to really get to know his families and build a strong partnership in maintaining healthy lifestyles. He has special professional interests in prevention and wellness and forming relationships with patients. His favorite part of his job is being able to help patients get well and stay well.

Dr. Tolentino is a native of the Capital Region. He is a member of the Rotary Club of Southern Rensselaer County. He is also a Member of Community Care Physicians’ Board of Directors and of the Executive Committee.  He serves as lead physician of Community Care Physicians’ Electronic Health Records Advisory Committee and also of the telemedicine app, VICA – Virtual Care. Dr. Tolentino is a Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics and of the American College of Physicians.

Outside of the office, Dr. Tolentino plays the piano and loves to travel; he has been to Europe, South America and Asia. He also enjoys playing tennis, golf and biking. He speaks Tagalog and is learning Spanish.

 

Education


MD, SUNY at Buffalo, University
BS, SUNY at Buffalo, University
 

Residencies


Albany Medical Center Hospital, Medicine/Pediatrics
 

Board Certifications


Internal Medicine
Pediatrics

 

Specialties


Internal Medicine
Pediatrics

 

Practices


Schodack Internal Medicine and Pediatrics

 

Hospital Affiliations


* = sees patients at hospital.
** = does not see patients at hospital.

Albany Medical Center Hospital **
St. Peter's Hospital **