Teresa Chavez, MD

Teresa Chavez, MD

Rheumatologist

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.