Dr. Joaquim Tavares, MD - Las Vegas, NV - Cardiovascular & Pulmonary Diseases
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Dr. Joaquim Tavares, MD

Cardiovascular & Pulmonary Diseases

(702) 476-4900

United Critical Care/Lung and Sleep Medicine

6040 S Fort Apache Rd Ste 100 Las Vegas , NV 89148

Get to Know Dr. Joaquim Tavares, MD

Accepting Patients



Care Philosophy

United Critical Care Lung-Sleep Medicine is a practice consisting of 12 Critical Care / Pulmonary Physicians , 13 Advanced Practice Registered Nurses and 6 Hospitalists providing care to all ICU patients at Sunrise Hospital and Southern Hills Hospital in Las Vegas, NV.   Dr Tavares is one of 2 Doctors with United Critical Care group who provide in office visits to patients recently discharged from the hospital requiring continuing pulmonary care, along with new patients seeking a pulmonary/sleep medicine physician.  He dedicates time seeing patients in ICU as well as in the office. Patients can expect a wait time of approximately 0-15 minutes of their scheduled appointment as we do not overbook thus decreasing wait times. He is friendly, attentive and spends the time needed with each patient to answer any questions they may have. No crowded waiting rooms..... just quality competent care and friendly faces ! PULMONARY FUNCTION TESTING AND SLEEP STUDIES ARE PERFORMED IN THE OFFICE


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Dr. Joaquim Tavares, MD's Experience

Cardiovascular & Pulmonary Diseases

Pulmonary Disease

Critical Care Medicine

Board Certifications

Procedures Performed

Conditions Treated

Awards and Recognitions

In My Own Words

Joaquim Silva Tavares, MD, FACP, FCCP, FAASM, EDIC Dr. Tavares was born in Portuguese Guinea (now Guinea-Bissau). He graduated from the Faculdade de Medicina of the University of Lisbon, Portugal. Education and Training Fellowship in Critical Care in the Department of Anesthesiology at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center and New York Hospital/Cornell University in New York.  Pulmonary Fellowship at New York Hospital Queens.   Sleep Fellowship: Department of Psychiatry at State University of New York in Stony Brook, New York.  One year of lnterventional Pulmonology with Dr. J.F. Turner at the University of Nevada School of Medicine.  He is Board Certified in lnternal Medicine, Pulmonary Diseases, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine. He is also a European Diplomate in Intensive Care since 2011. Teaching From 2003 to 2007, while a member of the teaching faculty at University of Nevada School of Medicine, Dr Tavares received the following awards Outstanding Community Physician Award (2004) Excellence in Teaching Award (2005) Best Overall Physician Award(2006) Excellence in Teaching Award (2007).  National Award Dr Joseph and Rae Brown Award: For significantly advancing Quality Care for Critically Ill and Injured Patients at Local and Regional Level-Presented at the Society of Critical Care Medicine Awards and Grants Presentation in Miami Beach, Florida (2010). Patients' Choice Award Recipient (2010, 2011) : Patients' Choice recognition reflects the difference a particular physician has made in the lives of his/her patients. The honor is bestowed to physicians who have received near perfect scores, as voted by patients. Castle Connolly Regional Top Doctors: Castle Connolly is America's trusted source for the identification of Top Doctors. Their physician-led research team reviews and screens the credentials of tens of thousands of physicians who are nominated by their peers annually, via a nationwide online process, before selecting those physicians who are regionally or nationally among the very best in their medical specialties. Castle Connolly believes strongly that Top Doctors Make a Difference™. Professional Member Societies: American College of Physicians American College of Chest Physicians American Thoracic Society Society of Critical Care Medicine American Academy of Sleep Medicine American Association for Bronchology and lnterventional Pulmonology European Society of Intensive Care Medicine

Dr. Joaquim Tavares, MD's Locations

Accepting New Patients


United Critical Care/Lung and Sleep Medicine

6040 S Fort Apache Rd Ste 100, Las Vegas, NV 89148

(702) 476-4900 Fax: (702) 476-4949
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