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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (20)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Thomas Pontinen, Interventional Pain Medicine Specialist is Excellent. Dr. Pontinen has been reviewed by 34 patients who have provided 20 comments. The rating is 4.5 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 5.0
Promptness 5.0
Courteous Staff 5.0
Accurate Diagnosis 5.0
Bedside Manner 5.0
Spends Time with Me 4.9
Follows Up After Visit 4.8

Education & Awards

Dr. Pontinen graduated from University of Minnesota, Twin Cities, Minneapolis. He has 3 awards.

Patients' Choice Award (2015)
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2015)
On-Time Doctor Award (2015)

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Additional Information
Dr. Thomas Pontinen MD is a male Anesthesiologist, has 4 years of experience and practices in Pain Medicine and Interventional Pain Medicine.
Where does Dr. Thomas Pontinen practice?
Dr. Thomas Pontinen has 1 office location.
Dr. Thomas Pontinen practices Pain Medicine and Interventional Pain Medicine near Chicago, IL.
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