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Kenneth Tolep, MD

4.9 out of 5 stars




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Kenneth Tolep, MD, knew he was interested in medicine in high school and college. As a medical resident supervising the medical intensive care unit, he felt he had the most impact treating critically ill young people who had their whole lives ahead of them. 

Dr. Tolep's passion for pulmonary medicine was nurtured at Jefferson Hospital in Philadelphia. There, he learned how to combine a quest for scientific inquiry with patient compassion. 

Dr. Tolep finds it gratifying to care for patients and see their progress after discharge. He's inspired by patients of advanced age dedicated to maintaining a healthy and active lifestyle for many years to come.

Education & Training

Medical School:

SUNY College of Medicine, Syracuse, New York


Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania


Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania


Temple University Hospital, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Board Certification(s):

American Board of Internal Medicine

Patient Reviews

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  • 4.9out of 5 stars

    Explained Things Clearly

  • 4.8out of 5 stars

    Involved in Care Decisions

  • 4.8out of 5 stars

    Spent Enough Time

  • 4.9out of 5 stars

    Listened Carefully

  • 4.9out of 5 stars

    Showed Courtesy & Respect

  • 4.9out of 5 stars

    Likelihood to Recommend

4.9 out of 5 (152 ratings, 81 comments)

  • Apr 3, 2024

    Everyone was wonderful and I don't remember anybody's name

  • Apr 2, 2024

    Dr. Tolep. He went thru all of and with me past records from [ ]. Dr. Toleps Staff very helpful and friendly.

  • Mar 29, 2024

    Dr. Tolep and his staff were all wonderful. They helped get my tests scheduled quickly. I greatly appreciate Dr. Tolep's listening skills. He is the very best!

  • Mar 27, 2024

    The whole staff was outstanding.

  • Mar 27, 2024

    Dr. Tolep

  • Mar 19, 2024

    Dr Tolep is a great Doctor! We would ( and have) recommended him to several friends of ours. He cares about his patients and takes the time to explain things and answers any questions we have.

  • Mar 16, 2024

    Dr. Tolep is the best! He listens, he is kind and caring. To be honest with you, he is the best doctor of all my doctors. My husband was in the room with me and when we got outside, he said I can't believe how good he is in comparison to our other doctors. He is the best of the best. I would also like to say that we liked the medical assistant and she did a great job. Thank you.

  • Mar 15, 2024

    I’m very comfortable talking to Dr Tolep. He explained everything and no rush. I’m glad I was referred to him. I’ve been through a few Pulmonologist’s he’s the best very thorough.

  • Mar 14, 2024

    Dr Tolep very through

  • Mar 14, 2024

    Great doctor very personable, and great personality. Staff efficient and professional. I wish to use the Cape office in the future. The trip there and traffic was stressfull

  • Mar 6, 2024

    Dr Tolep is an outstanding Doctor. Very knowledgeable and helpful.

  • Mar 4, 2024

    A pleasant visit

  • Mar 3, 2024

    Dr. Tolep is a knowledgeable and caring physician. He has always been clear and direct in treating my [ ] and has been consistently pleasant.

  • Mar 1, 2024

    Dr. Tolep. He listens carefully, asks pertinent questions, and he instills confidence in his recommendations He thoughtful and caring and you never feel rushed through an appointment.

  • Mar 1, 2024

    I have been going to Dr. Tolep for many years. I thank him for my long life and for helping my health to be the best that it can be.

  • Feb 29, 2024

    Dr. Tolep is a remarkable doctor. He cares he spent a lot of time explaining what was going on. He is very knowledgeable. I could not expect more from a doctor.

  • Feb 29, 2024

    Sarai was so knowledgeable, friendly and took the time to explain everything.

  • Feb 29, 2024

    Dr. Tolep and his assistant Sara were both excellent in every thing they did to make my visit comfortable, timely and informative. They are both excellent assets to your organization and should be commended.

  • Feb 29, 2024

    Both Sarai -the Med Assistant-and Dr Tolep are excellent and caring individuals. I wouldn't go any where else!

  • Feb 28, 2024

    The nurse was great

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