Accepting new patients

Dr. Joaquim Tavares, MD

Dr. Joaquim Tavares, MD

Pulmonary Critical Care Medicine ·  Male · Age 59

Dr. Joaquim Tavares, MD is a pulmonary critical care medicine specialist in Las Vegas, NV and has been practicing for 24 years. He specializes in pulmonary critical care medicine, critical care medicine, and more.

Insurance Check

Search for your insurance provider

Dr. Tavares accepts

Accepted insurance can change. Please double-check when making an appointment.

(702) 703-6836

Dr. Tavares accepts the following insurance:

Aetna PPO
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
Great West Life
HealthCare Partners
HealthCare Partners PPO
Humana PPO
One Health
Sierra Health and Life
Sierra Health-Care Options, Inc.
Teachers Health Trust
Three Rivers Provider Network
TriCare for Life

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
Learn more about background checks

Experience Check

Check if Dr. Tavares treats your condition or procedure

Dr. Tavares' conditions and procedures:

  • Acidosis
  • Acute Bronchitis
  • Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
  • Airway Obstruction
  • Airway Stenting
  • Alkalosis
  • Arterial Line Insertion
  • Asbestosis
  • Asthma
  • Breath Testing
  • Breathing-Related Sleep Disorders
  • Bronchiectasis
  • Bronchiolitis
  • 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)
  • COPD-Like Dyspnea
  • Cough
  • Diagnostic Bronchoscopy
  • Emphysema
  • Empyema
  • Endotracheal Intubation
  • Excessive Daytime Sleepiness
  • Fiberoptic Bronchoscopy
  • Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis
  • Influenza (Flu)
  • Insomnia
  • Interstitial Lung Disease
  • Interventional Bronchoscopy and-or Esophagoscopy
  • Low Blood Oxygen Level
  • Lung Abscess
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Granuloma
  • Lung Mass
  • Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Lung Nodule
  • Lung Tumor
  • Mechanical Ventilation
  • Metastatic Respiratory System Cancer
  • Mycobacterial Lung Infection
  • Narcolepsy
  • Narcolepsy and Cataplexy
  • Paroxysmal Nocturnal Dyspnea
  • Partial Lung Collapse
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Placement of Pulmonary Artery Catheter
  • Pleural Effusion
  • Pneumonia
  • Pneumonitis (Due to Solids or Liquids)
  • Problem Sleepiness
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Pulmonary Fibrosis
  • Pulmonary Fibrosis - Granuloma
  • Pulmonary Function Test
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Insufficiency
  • Pulmonary Procedures
  • Pulmonary Sarcoidosis
  • Recurrent Pneumothorax
  • REM Sleep Behavior Disorder
  • Respiratory Distress Syndrome
  • Respiratory Failure
  • Respiratory Management
  • Shortness of Breath
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Sleep Disturbance-Related Fibromyalgia
  • Sleep-Related Rhythmic Movement Disorder
  • Smoking Cessation Counseling
  • Solitary Pulmonary Nodule
  • Spontaneous Pneumothorax
  • Swan-Ganz Interpretation
  • Thoracentesis
  • Tracheal Stenosis Syndrome
  • Tracheal Strictures
  • Transbronchial Lung Biopsy
  • Treatment of Airway Obstruction
  • Tuberculosis
  • Ultrasound, Endobronchial
  • Wheezing

About Me

United Critical Care Lung-Sleep Medicine is a practice consisting of 12 Critical Care / Pulmonary Physicians , 13 Advanced Practice Registered Nurses and 6 Hospitalists providing care to all ICU patients at Sunrise Hospital and Southern Hil...


  • Pulmonary Critical Care Medicine
  • Behavioral Sleep Medicine
  • Critical Care Medicine
  • Pulmonology

Board Certifications

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


University Of Lisbon Lisbon Portugal
Medical School
European Diplomate in Intensive Care
Sleep disorders and psychiatry
Ny Hospital Queens
Fellowship Hospital
Meml Sloan Kettering
Fellowship Hospital
Flushing Hospital Med Center
Residency Hospital
Flushing Hospital Med Center
Internship Hospital


  • Portuguese
  • Spanish
  • English


Dr. Tavares' Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Tavares


Based on 8 reviews

5 Stars
4 Stars
3 Stars
2 Stars
1 Star

Leave a review

How likely are you to recommend
Dr. Tavares?
(Select your rating)
Average Wait Time
  • 10 – 15 minutes
Dr. Tavares' Performance
  • Trustworthiness
  • Explains condition(s) well
  • Answers questions
  • Time well spent
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
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
Was this helpful?
thumbs up icon option3
thumbs down icon option
×Post a ResponseAre you Dr. Joaquim Tavares, MD?
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
Was this helpful?
thumbs up icon option5
thumbs down icon option
×Post a ResponseAre you Dr. Joaquim Tavares, MD?

Leave a review

How was your experience with Dr. Tavares?


United Critical Care

New Patient?
(702) 703-6836
  • Call
  • Fax
  • Hours
    • Mon: 9:00am - 5:00pm
    • Tue: 9:00am - 5:00pm
    • Wed: 9:00am - 5:00pm
    • Thu: 9:00am - 5:00pm
    • Fri: 9:00am - 5:00pm
    • Sat: closed
    • Sun: closed
  • Directions

Affiliated Hospitals

Check the quality of care at hospitals where Dr. Tavares treats patients.

Learn more

Compare Providers

More providers like Dr. Tavares at United Critical Care

Show All Critical Care Medicine Doctors