ALL PATIENT CARE
BY APPOINTMENT ONLY
Best suits patients in the Oro Valley, Marana & Catalina areas
1171 E. Rancho Vistoso Boulevard, Suite 143, Mountain View Plaza, Oro Valley, AZ 85755
Healthcare for adults
with a focus on
geriatric chronic care management
for optimum health
and independent living
We are an internal medicine practice that believes real time personal interaction between you and your doctor is a fundamental part of good health care. Our health care providers treat every patient like family. We focus on health care for adults with a special interest in geriatric care. We want to help you preserve your independence as you age, through optimum health care and wellness. We can be the hub to help you navigate the complex medical web and offer an innovative online medical video chat service for our current patients. Our online medical video chat is just one way we are committed to our patients and available when you need us. We will help you make educated medical decisions so you can take positive steps toward a healthy life!
AKASH S. TAGGARSE, MD
Internal Medicine & Geriatric Medicine Specialist
Dr. Taggarse specializes in internal medicine with postdoctoral training and a special interest in geriatric care. He works to provide compassionate healthcare for adults with a focus on geriatric chronic care management so that all patients maintain optimum health and an independent lifestyle.
HOSPITAL STAFF PRIVILEGES
• Banner Health • Northwest Medical Centre • Oro Valley Hospital
FELLOWSHIP Postgraduate fellowship in Gerontology,
University of Maryland Medical Center
RESIDENCY Internal Medicine (Three Year Residency), Maryland General Hospital, in affiliation with the University Of Maryland School Of Medicine MEDICAL EDUCATION Doctor of Medicine (MD),
St. George's University School Of Medicine, Grenada, West Indies
UNDERGRADUATE EDUCATION BS, Microbiology,
University of Maryland, College Park
PERSONAL Dr. Taggarse enjoys horseback riding, camping and hiking.
He lives with his family in Tucson.
Akash S. Taggarse, MD
PRACTICE INFORMATION FOR PATIENTS
We treat adults with a focus on geriatric health care & wellness
We Welcome New Patients!
Appointments & home visits available by appointment only. Same day appointments are available.
Scope of services provided by Oro Valley Medicine are minor treatments not requiring an in-hospital admission. Basic clinical interventions are provided by nursing staff & physician & include:
Preventive health assessments
Diagnosis & treatment of health symptoms or referral to specialist
Forms, Insurance & Practice Policies
We respect your time & privacy. We want to make your experience as comfortable & convenient as possible. Prior to your first appointment, you may download, print & complete your new patient forms.
We schedule ample time with patients to address your health concerns & do our best to minimize wait times. We do have occasional emergencies so if your appointment is ever delayed by 30 minutes or more, we will give you the option to reschedule.
We accept many insurance plans & major credit cards.
The cost of prescription medications can make necessary treatment unaffordable for many patients, especially seniors on a fixed income. We believe every patient deserves access to affordable medications they need to treat an illness or medical condition. We provide high quality generic medications at affordable prices. For your convenience, these medications may be picked up at our office. Ask us for a complete list of available medications.