Dr. Sergio Tavares, MD

Dr. Sergio Tavares, MD

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Cardiac Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
67 y/o
(13)

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Dr. Sergio Tavares, MD is a cardiac surgery specialist in Corpus Christi, TX and has been practicing for 37 years. He specializes in cardiac surgery and thoracic surgery.

Sergio Tavares, MD

601 Texan Trl Ste 205

Corpus Christi, TX 78411
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Tavares performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
very high
more than 99% of peers
Heart Surgery
very high
more than 99% of peers
Aneurysm
very high
more than 95% of peers

Dr. Tavares's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

2  Specialties

  • Cardiac Surgery
  • Thoracic Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Thoracic Surgery*

52  Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Aneurysm of Heart
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cancer
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Coronary Artery Dissection
  • Empyema
  • Endocarditis
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Lung Cancer
  • Mediastinal Tumors, Malignant
  • Mediastinal Tumors, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Peripheral Arterial Dissection
  • Pleura Cancer
  • Pleural Cancer
  • Pleural Neoplasm, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
  • Secondary Hypertension
  • Septal Defect
  • Thoracoabdominal Aortic Aneurysm
  • Thrombosis
  • Thymomas
  • Vascular Disease
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47  Procedures

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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

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

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Tavares has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Tavares' Reviews

4.7
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Tavares to family and friends
13 total reviews (7 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (13)

  • 5
    (12)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (1)

Dr. Tavares' 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

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (7)

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...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....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,...more
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