Dr. Joaquim Tavares, MD

Dr. Joaquim Tavares, MD

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Critical Care Medicine  ·  
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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

Background Check

No malpractice claims found for Nevada
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Tavares' conditions and procedures:

Acidosis
Acute Bronchitis
Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
Airway Obstruction
Airway Stenting
Alkalosis
Argon Laser Treatment
Arterial Blood Gas Test (ABG)
Asthma
Autoimmune Diseases
Breath Testing
Bronchiectasis
Bronchitis
Bronchoscopy
Central Line Insertion
Chest Tube Insertion
Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP)
COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
Cough
Emphysema
Empyema
Fiberoptic Bronchoscopy
Influenza (Flu)
Interstitial Lung Disease
Low Blood Oxygen Level
Lung Cancer
Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
Lung Nodule
Mechanical Ventilation
Metastatic Respiratory System Cancer
Mycobacterial Lung Infection
Partial Lung Collapse
Peripheral Artery Catheterization
Pleural Effusion
Pneumonia
Pneumonitis (Due to Solids or Liquids)
Pulmonary Disease
Pulmonary Edema
Pulmonary Embolism
Pulmonary Function Test
Pulmonary Hypertension
Pulmonary Procedures
Respiratory Distress Syndrome
Respiratory Failure
Respiratory Management
Sarcoidosis
Shortness of Breath
Sleep Apnea
Sleep Disorders
Swine Flu
Thoracentesis
Thrombosis
Tuberculosis
Ultrasound, Endobronchial
Wheezing

About Me

Care Philosophy

Treat our patients as we would like our colleagues to treat our loved ones

Specialties

  • Critical Care Medicine
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Sleep Medicine

Board Certifications

  • Critical Care Medicine
  • Internal Medicine
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonology

Education

  • University Of Lisbon Lisbon Portugal
    Medical School
  • 1997
    Ny Hospital Queens
    Fellowship Hospital
    1997
  • 1995
    Meml Sloan Kettering
    Fellowship Hospital
    1995
  • 1994
    Flushing Hospital Med Center
    Residency Hospital
    1994
  • 1992
    Flushing Hospital Med Center
    Internship Hospital
    1992

Languages

  • Portuguese
  • Spanish
  • English

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Dr. Tavares' Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Tavares

4.5

Based on 8 reviews

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1 Star
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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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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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Insurance accepted

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Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
UnitedHealthCare
Choice Plus POS
Navigate HMO
Navigate POS
Options PPO

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