Teresa Chavez, MD
Call 775-329-6772 for an appointment.
93 Bell Street
Reno, NV 89503
Dr. Chavez studied medicine at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, TX
and completed her residency training in internal medicine at the Medical
College of Wisconsin in Milwaukee, Wis. She then went on to complete her
rheumatology fellowship at the University of New Mexico Health Sciences
Center in Albuquerque, N.M. Prior to joining Saint Mary's, Dr. Chavez
practiced rheumatology at TLC Rheumatology in Carson City, Nev. for 13
years and served as chairperson on the Advisory Association for Arthritis
Care for the State of Nevada for two years. Additionally, she is a longstanding
fellow of the American College of Rheumatology.
Rheumatologists aim to improve a patient's quality of life by providing
treatment options or medications, coping mechanisms, techniques for preventing
disability or regaining function and more. Dr. Chavez specializes in the
nonsurgical management of musculoskeletal disorders and offers treatments
including joint/soft tissue injections and infusion therapies.