David A. Tavares, JR., MD has been in private practice anesthesia since 2010. Dr. Tavares is board certified in general anesthesiology with specialty training in ultrasound-guided regional anesthesia. Dr. Tavares is a founding member of Texas Consultants in Anesthesia, PLLC (TCA) and practice manager for the adult division of TCA.
Diplomate of the American Board of Anesthesiology
Specialty Training in Ultrasound-Guided Regional Anesthesia
Texas Consultants in Anesthesia, PLLC
David A. Tavares, JR., MD – Practice Manager
TCA – Texas Consultants in Anesthesia, PLLC
2100 Lakeside Blvd Ste 250
Richardson TX 75082
Business office, we do not see patients at this address.
Pediatric Anesthesia Scheduling: 972-325-1711
Adult Anesthesia Scheduling: 972-200-4002
- Email: TCAscheduling@nmbmllc.com
- Fax: 972-881-4390
- Billing Questions: 972-422-5941
David A. Tavares, Jr, MD – Biography
David A. Tavares, Jr, MD – Curriculum Vitae
Private practice anesthesia, Dallas, TX; December 2010-Present
Professional Duties: Provided comprehensive anesthesia care at Frisco Medical Center Frisco, Centennial Medical Center, Texas Health Presbyterian Plano, and various surgical facilities in DFW. Caseload included bariatric, orthopedics, general surgery, gynecology, urology, ENT, gastroenterology, pediatric, neurosurgery, etc.
Served as Lead Anesthesiologist at a private anesthesia group in Frisco July 2012-July 2014: Responsibilities included surgeon recruitment and retention; served as liaison for all surgeons covered by division and liaison for hospital based committees (Forest Park Frisco); created daily schedules and coordinated all aspects of anesthesia care provided by division
Formed and lead QA committee for a private practice anesthesia group in Frisco
Helped develop a perioperative protocol for patients with obstructive sleep apnea; this protocol was adopted as a hospital wide protocol at Forest Park Frisco in 2012.
Burlington Anesthesia Associates, Mt. Holly, NJ; July 2004-November 2010
Provided comprehensive anesthesia care at Virtua-Memorial Hospital and various outpatient facilities including the Ambulatory Surgical Center at Virtua-Memorial, Millenium Surgical Center (an orthopedic specialty surgical center), and Pilipshen Colorectal Surgical Services. Caseload included general surgery, orthopedics, obstetrics, thoracic, vascular, pediatric, gastroenterology, urology, gynecology, ENT, etc.
Medical Director for Pilipshen Colorectal Surgical Services, an office based practice. Coordinated all aspects of anesthetic care for this practice site.
Hospital Based and/or Departmental Specific Committees
Served on Quality Assurance Committee, a hospital based committee that helped ensure high quality patient care within the department of anesthesia. Responsibilities included at least monthly, confidential review of cases that met certain clinical criteria, departmental educational activities, and development of perioperative protocols designed to improve patient care.
Served on Critical Care Committee, a multidisciplinary group of physicians and nurses whose primary goal was to address issues relevant to the ICU at Virtua-Memorial Hospital. Served as sole representative of the Department of Anesthesia.
Served on Perioperative Cardiac Risk Reduction Committee, a departmental specific committee; helped develop a hospital wide protocol for perioperative beta-blocker use in high-risk patients undergoing noncardiac surgery.
Served on committee to develop web site for Burlington Anesthesia Associates (www.burlingtonanesthesia.com). Developed and helped compile website content, edited all content pieces, and assisted in website design and maintenance.
Awarded Burlington Anesthesia Associates Recognition of Excellence Award, January 2009
Review of 2009 ACCF/AHA Focused Update on Perioperative Beta Blockade, Jan. 2010
Departmental Guidelines for Neuraxial Anesthesia and Anticoagulation, Summer 2009
Preoperative EKG and Cardiac Consultation Guidelines, Jan. 2009
Perioperative Considerations for Patients with Coronary Stents, Dec. 2008 Combined Departments of Surgery and Anesthesia Meeting
American Board of Anesthesiology, Board Certified Anesthesiologist, April 2005-December 31, 2015
State of Texas
American Society of Anesthesiologists, Texas State Society of Anesthesiologists, Texas Medical Association
Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
House Officer, Department of Anesthesia, June 2000-June 2004
University of Pennsylvania, School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA
Doctor of Medicine, May 2000
Honors: Pediatric AIDS Foundation Research Grant, 1997
Activities: United Community Health Clinic, Volunteer; Educational Pipeline, Mentor
Yale University, New Haven, CT
Bachelor of Arts, May 1996
Honors: Psi Chi National Honor Society
Activities: Troop Middle School, Mentor; Jumpstart, Mentor; Volunteer Yale-New Haven Hospital