Jose Taveras, M.D., F.A.C.C., Diplomate of the Certification Board of Nuclear Cardiology, Diplomate of the Certification Board of Cardiovascular Computed Tomography, is pleased to join Saint Joseph’s Medical Practice, P.C. - providing patient care related to all aspects of cardiovascular disease, hypertension, diabetes management, and health literacy. He also has strong experience in improving cardiovascular outcomes through image-guided patient management.
Dr. Taveras received his Medical Degree from New York Medical College. He trained at Saint Vincent’s Medical Center in New York City, in both internal medicine and pediatrics and then became chief resident and attending of Internal Medicine at the same institution. He continued on to NYU-Winthrop Hospital in Mineola, N.Y. for his cardiovascular fellowship training. After graduating, Dr. Taveras joined the Montefiore Medical Center’s Cardiology Outreach team, a job he performed for five years. There, his focus was the care of underserved and poorer communities in the far corners of the Bronx. At Montefiore, Dr. Taveras was also a member of the non-invasive cardiology team specializing in echocardiography and was responsible for the training of residents and cardiology fellows in this subject matter.
Dr. Taveras’ appointments include Attending in Medicine in Cardiovascular Disease at Saint Joseph’s Center, Yonkers, N.Y., and he is an Assistant Professor of Medicine at Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, N.Y. He is Board Certified in Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Diseases, Echocardiography, Nuclear Cardiology and Computed Tomography of the heart, and is a fellow and active member in the American College of Cardiology. Dr. Taveras has co-authored papers in the medical literature in subjects ranging from anticoagulation management to congenital heart disease.
Apart from his work as a cardiologist, Dr. Taveras is a medical illustrator and his work has been featured in many medical journals. Also, he has founded, and regularly publishes his own blog which is intended to educate patients about cardiovascular disease and diabetes with the goal of improving health literacy and medical outcomes.