Dr. Francis Tacka, MD

Dr. Francis Tacka, MD

Pulmonology  |  
Male  |  
Age 67
(9)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Francis Tacka, MD is a pulmonology specialist in Arlington, TX and has been practicing for 43 years. He graduated from College Of Osteopathic Medicine & Surger in 1975 and specializes in pulmonology.

3148 Matlock Rd

Arlington, TX 76015

Contact Information

(972) 988-0844

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

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Top Care Areas

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Partial Lung Collapse
very high
more than 93% of peers
Emphysema
high
more than 85% of peers
Respiratory Failure
normal
more than 74% of peers

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Specialties

  • Pulmonology
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Board Certifications

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

  • Abscess
  • Acute Bronchitis
  • Asbestosis
  • Asthma
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bronchiectasis
  • Bronchitis
  • Bronchospasm
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Cough
  • Emphysema
  • Empyema
  • Hypersensitivity Pneumonitis
  • Influenza (Flu)
  • Interstitial Lung Disease
  • Low Blood Oxygen Level
  • Lung Abscess
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Nodule
  • Mycobacterial Lung Infection
  • Partial Lung Collapse
  • Pleural Effusion
  • Pneumoconiosis and Pneumonopathy
  • Pneumonia
  • Pneumonitis (Due to Solids or Liquids)
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Insufficiency
  • Respiratory Failure
  • Rheumatoid Lung Disease
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Shortness of Breath
  • Sinusitis
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Thrombosis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Wheezing

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Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Bronchoscopy
  • Paracentesis
  • Pulmonary Function Test
  • Respiratory Management

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Texas.

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.

Education

  • College Of Osteopathic Medicine & Surger
    Medical School | Graduated 1975
  • Community Hospital Of Lancaster
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Community Hospital Of Lancaster
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Community Hospital Of Lancaster
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Tacka has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Tacka's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Tacka to family and friends
4.1
based on 9 total reviews (1 with a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (9)

  • 5
    (6)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (1)

Dr. Tacka's Performance

Trustworthiness
EXCELLENT
Explains condition(s) well
EXCELLENT
Answers Questions
EXCELLENT
Time well spent
EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
EXCELLENT
Office environment
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
EXCELLENT
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

Arlington, TX |
I had an appointment with Dr. Tacka and was just told by my cardiologist office that he will not see me because of a "falling out" with my employer/primary care doctor. This is unprofessional and unethical. Obviously, his ego is more important than treating someone who desperately needed a...more
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Dr. Tacka accepts 5 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
    Blue Choice
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
    Preferred PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO

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Hospitals where Dr. Tacka has admitting privileges

Medical City Arlington
3301 Matlock Rd
Arlington, TX 76015
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