Dr. Tahira Alves, MD

Dr. Tahira Alves, MD

Nephrology  |  
Female  |  
Age 45
(2)
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Dr. Tahira Alves, MD is a nephrology doctor who practices in San Antonio, TX. She is 45 years old and has been practicing for 17 years.

8042 Wurzbach Rd Ste 500

San Antonio, TX 78229

Contact Information

(210) 692-7228

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • MultiPlan
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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Alkalosis
very high
more than 99% of peers
Hypotension (Excluding Maternal)
very high
more than 99% of peers
Hypokalemia
very high
more than 99% of peers

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Specialties

  • Nephrology
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Board Certifications

Dr. Alves does not have any board certifications listed.

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Conditions Treated

  • Acidosis
  • Acute Glomerulonephritis
  • Acute Kidney Failure
  • Alkalosis
  • Amyloidosis
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Calcium Metabolism Disorders
  • Chronic Glomerulonephritis
  • Chronic Kidney Diseases
  • Congenital Polycystic Kidney Disease
  • Cryoglobulinemia
  • Dehydration
  • Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
  • Diabetic Ketoacidosis
  • End-Stage Renal Disease
  • Gout
  • Hepatorenal Syndrome
  • Hydronephrosis
  • Hypercalcemia
  • Hyperkalemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypokalemia
  • Hypotension (Excluding Maternal)
  • Kidney Disease
  • Kidney Dysplasia
  • Kidney Infection
  • Kidney Infection, Acute
  • Kidney Stones
  • Limb Swelling
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Magnesium Metabolism Disorders
  • Mineral Metabolism Disorders
  • Nephritis and Nephropathy
  • Nephrotic Syndrome
  • Phosphorus Metabolism Disorders
  • Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
  • Renal Hyperparathyroidism
  • Renal Osteodystrophy
  • Secondary Renovascular Hypertension
  • Traumatic Acute Kidney Injury
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vasculitis
  • Vitamin D Deficiency
  • Wegener's Granulomatosis

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Procedures

  • Arteriovenostomy for Renal Dialysis
  • Dialysis
  • Hemodialysis
  • Peritoneal Dialysis

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

  • Williams College
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1995
  • University Of Alabama At Birmingham
    Medical School | Graduated 2001
  • Boston University School Of Medicine
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2005
  • Boston University School Of Medicine
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2005
  • Vanderbilt University
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2009
  • Harvard University Of Public Health
    Other Education | Completed 2002

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Alves has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Alves has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Alves' Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Alves to family and friends
5.0
based on 2 total reviews (1 with a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (2)

  • 5
    (2)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Alves' 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
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

in San Antonio TX |
She's just amazing. Very friendly and informative. She's very thourough in her examination and most importantly she wants you to be healthy. Very caring too!
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Alves accepts 8 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
    Special Needs Plan SNP
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice Plus POS
    Options PPO
    United Healthcare

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Hospitals where Dr. Alves has admitting privileges

Baptist Medical Center
111 Dallas St
San Antonio, TX 78205
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CHRISTUS Santa Rosa Hospital - Westover Hills
11212 State Highway 151
San Antonio, TX 78251
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Methodist Hospital
7700 Floyd Curl Dr
San Antonio, TX 78229
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Methodist Specialty and Transplant Hospital
8026 Floyd Curl Dr
San Antonio, TX 78229
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Metropolitan Methodist Hospital
1310 McCullough Ave
San Antonio, TX 78212
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North Central Baptist Hospital
520 Madison Oak Dr
San Antonio, TX 78258
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Northeast Baptist Hospital
8811 Village Dr
San Antonio, TX 78217
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St. Lukes Baptist Hospital
7930 Floyd Curl Dr
San Antonio, TX 78229
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