Dr. Vernon Chavez, MD

Dr. Vernon Chavez, MD

Internal Medicine  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 55
Dr. Vernon Chavez, MD is an internal medicine specialist in Yuma, AZ and has been practicing for 29 years. He graduated from University Of The East/Ramon Magsaysay Memorial Medical Center, University Of The East in 1989 and specializes in internal medicine.

1210 W 24th St Ste 2

Yuma, AZ 85364

Contact Information

(928) 726-2500

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • MultiPlan

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Dr. Chavez's Experience

Dr. Chavez's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Internal Medicine
  • Board certified in Internal Medicine
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found

1  Specialties

  • Internal Medicine

1  Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

240  Conditions Treated


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19  Procedures

  • Anemia and Iron Deficiency Screening
  • Cholesterol Screening
  • Dementia or Depression Screening
  • Diabetes Screening
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Hepatitis B Virus Screening
  • Hepatitis Screening
  • Herpes Simplex Screening
  • HIV Screening
  • Immunization
  • Liver Function Test
  • Nail Avulsion and Excision
  • Obesity Counseling
  • Osteoporosis Screening
  • Prostate Cancer Screening
  • Pulmonary Function Test
  • Sexually Transmitted Infections Screening
  • Thyroid Screening
  • Wellness Examination

Background Check

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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.


  • University Of The East/Ramon Magsaysay Memorial Medical Center, University Of The East
    Medical School | Graduated 1989

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Chavez has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Danish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Chavez's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Chavez to family and friends
8 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (8)

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  • 1

Dr. Chavez's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

Bad experience. After waiting one hour I was told to stop complaining & was accused of something they did wrong. The Dr. was dismissive of things I was saying. I told them I needed referrals to specialists with my plan. He & his assistant INSISTED I did not. I insisted I DID. The next day she...more
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Horrible experience! Dr Chavez is my mom's long time physician. When her health and mental state started declining rapidly, I accompanied her to see what our next steps should be. Dr. Chavez was unprofessional, condescending and downright mean. When I inquired about her mental state and what the...more
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