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Dr. Joaquim Tavares, MD

Pulmonary Disease*
4.6 (9)
Map Pin Small Las Vegas, NV
Accepting new patients
34 years of experience
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Overview of Dr. Joaquim Tavares, MD

Dr. Joaquim Tavares, MD is a Pulmonologist in Las Vegas, NV. They specialize in Pulmonary Disease, has 34 years of experience, and is board certified in Critical Care Medicine. They graduated from University of Lisbon and is affiliated with Southern Hills Hospital And Medical Center and Sunrise Hospital And Medical Center. Dr. Tavares, completed a residency at Flushing Hospital & Medical Center. Patients rated Dr. Tavares an average 4.6 star rating.

Dr. Tavares works at United Critical Care in Las Vegas, NV. They frequently treat conditions like Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT) along with other conditions at varying frequencies. They are accepting new patients and accept Aetna as well as other major insurance plans. Please call ahead to schedule an appointment and to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

Dr. Tavares' Office Locations

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    United Critical Care
    6040 S Fort Apache Rd Ste 100, Las Vegas, NV 89148 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions
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Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
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COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
Acute Venous Embolism Thrombosis
COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)

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Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
Acute Venous Embolism Thrombosis
COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
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Chronic Bronchiolitis
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Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
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Obstructive Sleep Apnea Syndrome
Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
Pulmonary Embolism
Pulmonary Hypertension
Respiratory Failure
Shortness of Breath
Sleep Apnea
Traumatic Brain Injury
Pulmonary Rehabilitation Services
Abdominal Pain
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Adrenal Gland Cancer
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Chest Pain
Chronic Congestive Heart Failure
Congestive Heart Failure
COPD-Like Dyspnea
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Hypersensitivity Pneumonitis
Hypertensive Heart with Failure
Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis
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Influenza (Flu)
Interstitial Lung Disease
Intestinal Obstruction
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Pancreatic Cancer
Paroxysmal Atrial Fibrillation
Paroxysmal Nocturnal Dyspnea
Partial Lung Collapse
Peptic Ulcer
Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
Pleural Effusion
Pneumoconiosis and Pneumonopathy
Pneumonitis (Due to Solids or Liquids)
Problem Sleepiness
Pulmonary Disease
Pulmonary Edema
Pulmonary Fibrosis
Pulmonary Fibrosis - Granuloma
Pulmonary Sarcoidosis
Recurrent Pneumothorax
REM Sleep Behavior Disorder
Respiratory Distress Syndrome
Rheumatic Tricuspid Disease
Rib Fracture
Sleep Disorders
Sleep Disturbance-Related Fibromyalgia
Sleep-Related Rhythmic Movement Disorder
Solitary Pulmonary Nodule
Spontaneous Pneumothorax
Systolic Heart Failure
Tracheal Stenosis Syndrome
Tracheal Strictures
Valley Fever
Ventral Hernia
Ventricular Tachycardia (VT)
Wegener's Granulomatosis
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Airway Stenting
Argon Laser Treatment
Arterial Blood Gas Test (ABG)
Arterial Line Insertion
Automatic Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) Implantation
Breath Testing
Bronchoscopy with Robotic Assist
Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
Cardiac Catheterization with Robotic Assist
Central Line Insertion
Chest Tube Insertion
Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP)
Diagnostic Bronchoscopy
Endotracheal Intubation
Fiberoptic Bronchoscopy
Interventional Bronchoscopy and-or Esophagoscopy
Mechanical Ventilation
Peripheral Artery Catheterization
Placement of Pulmonary Artery Catheter
Pulmonary Function Test
Pulmonary Procedures
Respiratory Management
Sleep Study
Smoking Cessation Counseling
Swan-Ganz Interpretation
Transbronchial Lung Biopsy
Treatment of Airway Obstruction
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    About Dr. Joaquim Tavares, MD

    • Pulmonary Disease

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    Years of Experience
    • 34 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English, Portuguese and Spanish
    Languages Spoken
    • Male
    NPI Number
    • 1437147295
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    Education & Certifications

    • New York Hospital Queens|University of Nevada School of Medicine|State University of New York in Stony Brook|Memorial-Sloan Kettering Hospital
    • Flushing Hospital & Medical Center
    Medical Education
    • University of Lisbon
    Medical Education
    Board Certifications
    • Critical Care Medicine, Internal Medicine and Pulmonary Disease
    Board Certifications
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    Hospital Affiliations

    • Southern Hills Hospital And Medical Center
    • Sunrise Hospital And Medical Center

    Frequently Asked Questions

    Dr. Joaquim Tavares, MD is accepting new patients on Healthline FindCare. You can check to see if Dr. Tavares is offering online scheduling or call the provider’s office for more information.

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    Dr. Tavares works at United Critical Care in Las Vegas, NV. View the full address on Dr. Tavares’s profile.

    Dr. Tavares has seen patients for Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT), and more. You can see other conditions treated by Dr. Tavares on their profile. Please call the provider’s office to confirm all visit reasons.

    9 patients have reviewed Dr. Tavares. The overall rating for this provider is 4.6. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Tavares.

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