Dr. Alexis Vazquez, DO

Dr. Alexis Vazquez, DO

Urgent Care Medicine  ·  
Male  ·  
42 y/o

Accepting new patients

Dr. Alexis Vazquez, DO is an urgent care medicine specialist in Jacksonville Beach, FL and has been practicing for 15 years. He specializes in urgent care medicine, pulmonary critical care medicine, and more.Read his story

First Stop Urgent Care Clinic, Jacksonville, Fl

1230 3rd St S

Jacksonville Beach, FL 32250
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
  • Careplus
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • HAP Insurance
  • Humana
  • Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
  • Medicaid

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Dr. Vazquez's Experience

Dr. Vazquez's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Urgent Care Medicine
  • Board certified in Internal Medicine and Pulmonary Disease
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found

Dr. Vazquez's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Vazquez "Alexis A. Vazquez, D.O., Medical Director at First Stop Urgent Care Clinic, is a board certified physician and founder of Cisca Pulmonary and Critical Care. The son of Cuban immigrants, Dr. Vazquez was born and raised in Miami and communicates fluently in both English and Spanish. Dr. Vazquez grew up playing professional tennis before deciding that serving others – not a tennis ball - was his destiny. He excelled as a medical student at Nova Southeastern University and surpassed his peers by graduating in the top ten percent of his class. After becoming a physician, Dr. Vazquez was chosen to be an Assistant Professor of Medicine at UF & Shands Jacksonville and successfully completed his Pulmonary and Critical Care fellowship at the renowned Mayo Clinic in Jacksonville, Florida. He is well-known for his enthusiasm and passion for medicine, and has been invited to speak to medical groups on the topics of asthma, pulmonary hypertension, and pulmonary rehabilitation as well as being listed as one of Jacksonville Magazine's "2013 Top Docs." Well-loved and praised by patients and colleagues, Dr. Vazquez remains on the forefront of research in Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, providing research-based treatment and superior care for his patients."


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3  Specialties

  • Urgent Care Medicine
  • Internal Medicine
  • Pulmonary Critical Care Medicine

2  Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Pulmonary Disease
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

17  Conditions Treated

16  Procedures

  • Biopsy
  • Breath Testing
  • Bronchoscopy
  • Chest Tube Insertion
  • Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP)
  • Diagnostic Bronchoscopy
  • Endotracheal Intubation
  • Fiberoptic Bronchoscopy
  • Lung Biopsy
  • Mechanical Ventilation
  • Pulmonary Procedures
  • Respiratory Management
  • Sleep Study
  • Spirometry
  • Transbronchial Lung Biopsy
  • Ultrasound, Endobronchial

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Florida.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.


  • Florida International University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • Nova Southeastern University College Of Osteopathic Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 2003
  • U Fla Shands Hosp
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Mayo Clin Jacksonville
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • U Fla Shands Hosp
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Vazquez has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Vazquez's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Vazquez to family and friends
14 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (14)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Vazquez's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

Dr. Vazquez is the best. Takes care of your medical conditions with such a warm personality that you know he cares.. I'm thankful I have him as my doctor. Great support staff too, love Summer.
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I really like Dr. Vasquez as a doctor, but the waiting time at my appointments is absurd. I have NEVER been seen on time, or even within 30-45 minutes, and sometimes longer. (They call me back but I have often waited 30 minutes or longer in an exam room to actually see him.) Sometimes he is not...more
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