Dr. Joaquim Tavares, MD

Dr. Joaquim Tavares, MD

Critical Care Medicine  ·  
Male  ·  
49 y/o

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Dr. Joaquim Tavares, MD is a critical care medicine specialist in Las Vegas, NV and has been practicing for 23 years. He specializes in critical care medicine, pulmonary disease, and more.

United Critical Care

6040 S Fort Apache Rd Ste 100

Las Vegas, NV 89148
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • MultiPlan
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Dr. Tavares' Experience

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

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Tavares "Treat our patients as we would like our colleagues to treat our loved ones"

3  Specialties

  • Critical Care Medicine
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Sleep Medicine

5  Board Certifications

  • Critical Care Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*
  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Pulmonary Disease
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Pulmonology
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*
  • Sleep Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*

41  Conditions Treated

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16  Procedures

  • Airway Stenting
  • Argon Laser Treatment
  • Arterial Blood Gas Test (ABG)
  • Breath Testing
  • Bronchoscopy
  • Central Line Insertion
  • Chest Tube Insertion
  • Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP)
  • Fiberoptic Bronchoscopy
  • Mechanical Ventilation
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Pulmonary Function Test
  • Pulmonary Procedures
  • Respiratory Management
  • Thoracentesis
  • Ultrasound, Endobronchial

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Nevada.

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.


  • University Of Lisbon Lisbon Portugal
    Medical School | Graduated
  • Flushing Hospital Med Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1992
  • Flushing Hospital Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1994
  • Meml Sloan Kettering
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1995
  • Ny Hospital Queens
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1997
  • European Diplomate in Intensive Care
    Other Education | Completed 2011
  • Sleep disorders and psychiatry
    Other Education | Completed 1998

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Tavares has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Portuguese
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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What People Say About Dr. Joaquim Tavares, MD
Dr Tavares is not only an excellent caring doctor who specializes in pulmonary and sleep medicine, he is so knowledgeable and explains things in ways understandable to someone who has no medical experience. His office staff is friendly and efficient and wait time is minimal to see him. He has not...Read More
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Dana in Henderson, NV – Dec 17, 2017
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Dr. Tavares was the doctor who treated me when I came into the hospital in extreme pulmonary failure. Although I was not coherent for most of my treatment including double intubations, my husband was the one who dealt with Dr. Tavares and said that he instilled confidence and competency that...Read More
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Kathy R in Las Vegas, NV – Aug 27, 2016
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