Dr. Adrian Vazquez, MD

RheumatologyMaleAge 39

Dr. Adrian Vazquez, MD is a Rheumatology Specialist in Hendersonville, NC. Dr. Vazquez has more experience with Osteoporosis & Screening and Arthritis & Arthropathy than other specialists in his area. He is accepting new patients and has indicated that he accepts telehealth appointments. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Vazquez to book an appointment.

Dr. Vazquez
50 Hospital Dr Hendersonville, NC 28792
Accepting new patients
Telehealth services available

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Frequently Treated by Dr. Vazquez

Based on treatment records, we have identified the following as areas of care that Dr. Vazquez treats more often than their peers. If you are unsure whether Dr. Vazquez treats other conditions, please contact the office at (828) 651-9626.

Osteoporosis & Screening

Osteoporosis specialists diagnose and treat conditions characterized by low bone density and bone weakness, such as osteoporosis and osteopenia.Compare with other Osteoporosis & Screening specialists.

Dr. Vazquez is experienced in the area of Osteoporosis & Screening. See the graph below to learn more about his experience.

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Osteoporosis
Osteopenia
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Arthritis & Arthropathy

Arthritis and arthropathy specialists diagnose and treat diseases such as rheumatoid arthritis, psoriatic arthritis, osteoarthritis, and ankylosing spondylitis that damage joints, causing pain, stiffness and swelling.Compare with other Arthritis & Arthropathy specialists.

Dr. Vazquez is experienced in the area of Arthritis & Arthropathy. See the graph below to learn more about his experience.

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Arthritis
Osteoarthritis
Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
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Dr. Vazquez's conditions and procedures:

  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Ankylosing Vertebral Hyperostosis
  • Antiphospholipid Syndrome (APS)
  • Arthritis
  • Arthritis of the Neck
  • Behçet's Disease
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Cryoglobulinemia
  • Cutaneous Lupus Erythematosus
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Dry Eyes
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Felty's Syndrome
  • Fever
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Goodpasture's Disease
  • Gout
  • Hammer Toe
  • Immune Thrombocytopenic Purpura (ITP)
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Drainage
  • Joint Injection
  • Juvenile Chronic Arthritis
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Limb Cramp
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lupus
  • Malaise and Fatigue
  • Muscle Weakness
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Polymyalgia Rheumatica (PMR)
  • Polymyositis
  • Psoriatic Arthritis
  • Raynaud's Disease
  • Reiter's Syndrome (Reactive Arthritis)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Spondylitis
  • Steroid Injection
  • Still's Disease
  • Systemic Sclerosis
  • Systemic Vasculitis
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Trigger Finger
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Ultrasound, Musculoskeletal
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate
  • Wegener's Granulomatosis

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(828) 651-9626

Dr. Vazquez accepts the following insurance:

AARP
UnitedHealthcare MedicareComplete SecureHorizons Value - Medicare Advantage HMO
Aetna
Aetna EPO
Aetna HMO
Aetna POS
Aetna PPO
Behavioral Health
Choice Plus POS II
Choice POS II
Medicare Advantage HMO
Medicare Advantage PFFS
Medicare Advantage PPO
Anthem
National (BlueCard) PPO
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Florida, Inc. d/b/a Florida Blue
Blue Options PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Federal Employee Program
Medicare Blue PPO
State Employees Program
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Alabama
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Alabama PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arkansas
Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
Blue Cross Blue Shield of California PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
Blue Care HMO
BlueDental Choice
NetworkBlue
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia
Blue Open Access POS
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Minnesota
Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Carolina
Blue Options PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of South Carolina
Preferred Blue Network
State Health Plan
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Tennessee
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas PPO
Blue Shield of California
Blue Shield of California PPO
Broadspire
CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
HealthyBlue 2.0
HealthyBlue Advantage
CHAMPVA
ChoiceCare Network
Choice Care (Humana)
Christian Care
Medi-Share
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
CoreSource
CorVel
Worker's Compensation WC
Coventry Health Care
Wellpath Preferred PPO
Coventry Health Care of Florida, Inc.
Employer Group PPO
Coventry Healthcare of the Carolinas
Coventry Health Care of the Carolinas, Inc.
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Gallagher Basset
Golden Rule
Health Net
Federal Services
Tricare
Healthgram
Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
Humana
Choice Care PPO
Gold Choice
Humana PPO
Select HMO
Independence Blue Cross
Liberty Mutual Insurance Company
Magellan Health Services
MedCost
MedCost PPO
Medicaid
Medicaid of North Carolina
Medical Mutual of Ohio
Meritain Health
Planned Administration Inc
Self Pay
Sliding Scale
Tricare
Prime
TriCare for Life
Tricare South
UnitedHealthCare
Choice Plus
Choice Plus POS
Navigate HMO
Navigate POS
Options PPO
UMR
United Behavioral Health
United Healthcare HMO
United Healthcare PPO
Veteran Administration Plan

Dr. Vazquez's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Vazquez

4.1

Based on 28 ratings

5 Stars
75%
(21)
4 Stars
3.5714285714285716%
(1)
3 Stars
0%
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2 Stars
0%
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1 Star
21.428571428571427%
(6)
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What went well
  • Appointment scheduling (23)
  • Appointment wasn't rushed (23)
  • Office environment (23)
What could be improved
  • Didn't trust the provider's decisions (6)
  • Didn't explain conditions well (4)
  • Didn't listen or answer questions (4)
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I like him! I like the way he explains everything to me including health matters besides the one I see him for; I think he is a good doctor.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
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Kathleen Oscai – May 03, 2021
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The care provided by Dr. Vazquez was satisfactory. He did tend to be aggressive if you didn't go right along with his plan of care, almost using scare tactics to help you see his point of view. He did provide resources to back his claims of permit disability. Then when I decided to go with the biologics due to complications with the oral medication, his office staff seem unable to get the right prescription and communicate any issues with me. After a month of being in constant pain and being given the run around I was frustrated. At that point Dr. Vazquez released me from the practice. Because that how all good doctors do when a patient is concerned for their health and trying to work with the office staff that need more education and training to do their job correctly. The biggest downfall to Dr. Vazquez is it always has to be his way regardless of patient's point of view.
What went well
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
What could be improved
  • Didn't trust the provider's decisions
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I would give 5 stars for Dr. Vazquez and 3-4 stars for his staff as they always seem overwhelmed. Dr. Vazquez is straightforward while still being easy to talk to and he seems to be very knowledgable in his specialty. I have improved drastically since I switched to him from another practice. I have a friend and a family member that recommended him to me as they are also patients of his. They both love him as well.
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David S. – Nov 16, 2019
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When I first came to Dr. Vazquez, I was not able to tell where all the pain was coming from. I just knew I hurt in all of my joints. Doctor carefully listened to what is being said, was willing to explain what he found, and course of treatment he recommended. He comes to the session prepared, having reviewed lab work and chart notes before entering the room. I trust his skills and appreciate his attitude of respect toward me /his staff. (by the way, I drive 134 ml. to meet with Doctor)
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
4 people found this helpful
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Judy in Whittier – May 30, 2018
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Even though my arthritis turned out to Osteoarthritis rather than Rheumatoid, Dr. Vasquez has made a marked difference in my prognosis and overall health. His medical knowledge is extremely extensive, and his pleasant personality makes it very easy for a patient to talk to him. His office is warm and inviting, and the entire staff is congenial and helpful.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
3 people found this helpful
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Caroline Strong in Asheville, North Carolina – Apr 17, 2018
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Dr vasquez has helped me more than any doctor in a long time. He listened to me and helped me with my issues. The staff is wonderful i would recommend any one that has issues to go see him. He is truly a wonderful doctor. Cindy Allen
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
3 people found this helpful
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Cindy Allen in burnsville – Mar 26, 2018
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He's so sweet and cares alot about his patience and he listens and helps so much he really cares he's so awsome
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
2 people found this helpful
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Janie Nelson in NC – Mar 16, 2018
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Dr Vazquez is an excellent doctor he takes the time to listen and cares about his patients. I have recommended several friends to him which are very well pleased. In face one friend was going to another doctor and was told a bad diagnosis and was getting very sick. She went to doctor Vasquez and got the correct diagnosis and is doing good now. He is the only one that correctly diagnosed me. My husband also goes to him and really likes him.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
2 people found this helpful
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Rosa Woody in Spruce pine – Mar 14, 2018
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HE IS A VERY GOOD DOCTOR, ALWAYS VERY PLEASANT AND CARING ABOUT HIS PATIENTS. LISTEN TO WHAT YOU SAY TO HIM.
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MCCLURE DIMSDALE in TRYON, N.C. – Mar 08, 2018
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Dr. Vazquez seems to have his own agenda not the patients!
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Lynette Parker in Brevard – Feb 16, 2018
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Dr. Vazquez is thorough, compassionate, and knowledgable.
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Hendersonville, NC – Oct 23, 2017
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Dr. V has been taking care of my arthritis for the past 2 years and has done an excellent job. He is a good doctor and a very kind young man. I have nothing but good things to say about him and his office.
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What could be improved
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Clayton Suggs in Arden, NC – Aug 28, 2017
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I give this Dr. and his practice (front desk lady) a Neg-5 on the scale of stars. I have had SLE for over 10 years and have seen a couple Rheumatoligists due to them changing what insurance they carry have been tested tooo many times to count to meet Dr. Vazquez and him state "I don't accept anyones tests or diagnosis" and "I take my own tests and make my determination". He's a very arrogant young Dr. who has, based on his statements, absolutely NO Extensive Knowlede in Rheumatology and RUDE!!!
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Anna Stillions in Asheville, NC – Jul 18, 2017
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Dr. Vazquez is very analytical, methodical and does not jump to conclusions. He is very personable and skilled at translating medical jargon into laymens terms.
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What could be improved
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Don Hunter in Brevard, NC – Apr 11, 2017
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Dr Vasquez was an excellent rheumatologist and IM. He did a complete exam was very thorough, and Explained his findings clearly. He also explained a plan of action and what needed to be accomplished. He inspires great confidence and is very dynamic and friendly in his approach I would highly recommend Dr Vasquez as I have seen two other rheumatologist and he is definitely The star. His staff are greatm friendly and efficient. Need a rheumatologist. Go see Dr Vasquez He won't disappoint
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Joseph P in Asheville, NC – Feb 28, 2017
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Dr. Vazquez worked with me for over a year trying to find a medicine that would help with my pain. He kept at it until we found one that worked! He's amazing!??
What went well
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No results
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Brandy Stamey in Pisgah Forest NC – Dec 07, 2016
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Been to him three times very good doctor knows what he's doing. Had to have a shot in my knee never felt a thing. My knee feels great.
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No results
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Teresa in Asheville, NC – Jul 19, 2016
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Very good Doctor. Easy to talk to and very thorough. Would highly recommend!
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Scott D in Hendersonville, NC – Jun 16, 2016
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My visit with Dr. Vazquez went extremely well. Dr. V was thorough and to the point. I have gout and his diagnosis was spot on and I feel a lot better due to the meds he prescribed. Dr. V has a great sense of humor and some funny outdoor stories which keeps the office visit on the light side. Thanks for being a super professional doc.
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Johnny Griffith in Inman, SC – Apr 24, 2016
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Dr. V is one of the best doctors I've seen. He is extremely thorough and kind. I finally got the right diagnosis after years of being misdiagnosed. I highly recommend him!
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Biography

Dr. Adrian Vazquez, MD is a Rheumatology Specialist in Hendersonville, NC. Dr. Vazquez has more experience with Osteoporosis & Screening and Arthritis...Read more

Specialties

  • Rheumatology

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
  • Rheumatology

Languages

  • English
  • Spanish

Awards

Frequently Asked Questions

Does Dr. Adrian Vazquez, MD offer telehealth services?

Dr. Vazquez has indicated that they offer telehealth. Contact the office to check for eligibility for your needs.

Is Dr. Adrian Vazquez, MD accepting new patients?

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Does Dr. Adrian Vazquez, MD accept my insurance?

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What are Dr. Adrian Vazquez, MD's top areas of care?

Dr. Vazquez frequently treats Osteoporosis & Screening and Arthritis & Arthropathy. See all practice areas where Dr. Vazquez specializes.

Where is Dr. Adrian Vazquez, MD's office located?

Dr. Vazquez's office is located at 50 Hospital Dr, Hendersonville, NC 28792. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

What languages does Dr. Adrian Vazquez, MD speak?

Dr. Vazquez speaks Spanish and English. View profile to see all.

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Practice

50 Hospital Dr Hendersonville, NC 28792
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