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Felipe I. Tolentino, MD

Felipe I. Tolentino, MD

Title: Ophthalmologist (Retired)

Company: Retina Specialist of Boston

Location:  Lakeland, Florida, United States





  • American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO) (fellow)
  • American Board of Ophthalmology
  • American College of Surgeons (fellow)
  • Asian Eye Institute, Philippines (founder)
  • Homer G. Phillips Hospital
  • Massachusetts Eye & Ear Infirmary, Harvard Medical School
  • Ophthalmological Foundation of the Philippines (secretary, 1969)
  • Philippine Academy of Ophthalmology (governor, 1979-1987) (president, 1987-1989)
  • Public Service Free Eye Care
  • The Retina Society
  • The Vitreous Society
  • University of the Philippines


  • Honoree, Distinguished Worldwide Humanitarian Award (2022, 2021)
  • Award Recipient for Major Contributions in the Sciences, American Association of the Philippines (2022)
  • Inductee, Top Professionals of the Year, Marquis Who’s Who (2021)
  • Featured Member, Marquis Millennium Magazine, Marquis Who’s Who (2021)
  • Recipient, Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award (2021)
  • Co-Author, “Proliferative Vitreoretinopathy (PVR)” (2011)
  • Co-Author, “Atlas of Vitreoretinal Surgery” (1990)
  • Featured Listee, “Who’s Who in the East,” Marquis Who’s Who (1989-1990, 1986-1987)
  • Recipient, Gusi Peace Prize International Award for Charity Work in Third World Countries (1980)
  • Author, “Vitreoretinal Disorders” (1976)
  • Founder, Asian Eye Institute, Philippines


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