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Dr. Sergio Tavares, MD

Dr. Sergio Tavares, MD

Cardiac Surgery ·  Male · Age 68


Dr. Sergio Tavares, MD is a cardiac surgery specialist in Corpus Christi, TX and has been practicing for 38 years. He specializes in cardiac surgery and thoracic surgery.


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(361) 884-7081

Dr. Tavares accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
Blue Advantage HMO
Blue Choice
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Humana
Choice Care PPO
Preferred PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO

Background Check

No malpractice claims found for Texas
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' Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Tavares performs Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery more than 89% of his peers

Dr. Tavares performs this procedure more than 89% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Multi-Arterial Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
  • Off-Pump Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Tavares treats Coronary Artery Disease (CAD) more than 87% of his peers

Dr. Tavares treats this condition more than 87% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Coronary Artery Calcification
  • Coronary Artery Disease, Autosomal Dominant 1
  • Coronary Artery Disease, Autosomal Dominant 2
Carotid Artery Disease
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Tavares treats Carotid Artery Disease more than 86% of his peers

Dr. Tavares treats this condition more than 86% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Carotid Artery Stenosis

Dr. Tavares' conditions and procedures:

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Aneurysm
  • Aneurysm of Heart
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Aortic Repair, Open or Repair of Arterial Aneurysm, Open
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Aortic Valve Surgery
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Automatic Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) Implantation
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cancer
  • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
  • Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Carotid Endarterectomy (CEA) or Excision of Infected Graft
  • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
  • Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
  • Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Coronary Artery Dissection
  • Decortication and Pleurectomy
  • Empyema
  • Endocarditis
  • Endovascular Repair of Aorta
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Esophagomyotomy
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Defect Repair
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Surgery
  • Heart Tumors, Benign
  • Hernia Repair
  • Impella Device
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Insertion of Epicardial Lead for Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
  • Insertion of Left Ventricular Lead for Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
  • Lobectomy, Open
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Lung Removal (Partial or Complete): Open, or Resection of Lung Tumor: Open
  • Lung Removal, Open
  • Lung Surgery
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Maze Procedure
  • Mediastinal Tumors, Malignant
  • Mediastinal Tumors, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Mitral Valve Surgery
  • Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
  • Open Diaphragmatic and-or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
  • Open Thymectomy
  • Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Peripheral Arterial Dissection
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Pleura Cancer
  • Pleural Cancer
  • Pleural Neoplasm, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Removal or Revision of Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
  • Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
  • Secondary Hypertension
  • Septal Defect
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thoracoabdominal Aortic Aneurysm
  • Thoracoscopic Lobectomy
  • Thromboendarterectomy or Excision of Infected Graft
  • Thrombosis
  • Thymomas
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR)
  • Tricuspid Valve Surgery
  • Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vascular Surgical Procedure
  • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy

About Me

Biography

Dr. Sergio Tavares, MD is a cardiac surgery specialist in Corpus Christi, TX and has been practicing for 38 years. He specializes in cardiac surgery and thoracic surgery.

Specialties

  • Cardiac Surgery
  • Thoracic Surgery

Board Certifications

  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery

Education

1983
U Maryland
Residency Hospital
1981
S Baltimore Genl Hosp
Residency Hospital
1977
S Baltimore Genl Hosp
Internship Hospital
1974
U Fed Rio De Janeiro Fac Med
Medical School
1983
1981
1977
1974

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

Awards

Dr. Tavares' Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Tavares

4.7

Based on 13 reviews

5 Stars
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(12)
4 Stars
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3 Stars
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2 Stars
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1 Star
7.6923076923076925%
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Dr. Tavares saved my life on May 21, 2018. His team was great and sincerely concerned about me care after a successful tripl even bypass surgery. I m forever thankful.
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He saved my life. I am eternally grateful
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I am the daughter of a patient Dr. Tavares operated on yesterday. I had read his credentials and reviews prior to Dad's surgery. I was so impressed in person. Dr. Tavares met me early in the day prior to surgery. About 11 that night when I was making my way to see Dad, Dr. Tavares remembered who I...Read More
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While I was not a patient myself, my dad was. My dad had a surgery done in 2012 to repair an anuerysm on his ascending aorta. He had surgery on this day, December 9, 2015 for an abdominal anuerysm. Sadly, my dad did not make it. But, Dr. Tavares and his staff have done so well with my dad. Dr....Read More
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In my opinion Dr. Tavares saved my fathers life today with a very complicated lung surgery: I don't know enough about him yet to give him a rating higher than this service allows but I I intend to find out if that is possible. Thank you Dr. Taveres!! From our whole family. Sincerely, Tom Farmer,...Read More
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