Dr. Victor F Tapson MD Pulmonologist

Dr. Victor Tapson is a pulmonologist in Los Angeles, California and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Duke Raleigh Hospital and Duke University Hospital. Dr. Tapson accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 6 doctors at Duke Raleigh Hospital and one of 68 at Duke University Hospital who specialize in Pulmonary Disease.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Pulmonologist: Pulmonary Vascular Medicine

Clinical Interests: Clinical Trials as Topic, Epoprostenol, Venous Thrombosis, Pulmonary Embolism, Pulmonary Hypertension, Hemodynamics

Hospital Affiliation

Duke Raleigh Hospital

Duke University Hospital
Ranked #4 in Pulmonology

Durham Regional Hospital
High performing in Pulmonology

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified in Internal Medicine

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified in Pulmonary Disease

NC State Medical License
Active through 2014

Publications & Presentations

Fibrinolytic (thrombolytic) therapy in acute pulmonary embolism and lower extremity deep vein thrombosis
Tapson VF

Treatment of acute pulmonary embolism
Tapson VF

Comprehensive Assessment of Right Ventricular Function in Patients with Pulmonary Hypertension with Global Longitudinal Peak Systolic Strain Derived from Multiple Right Ventricular Views.
Rajagopal, S.,Forsha, D. E.,Risum, N.,Hornik, C. P.,Poms, A. D.,Fortin, T. A.,Tapson, V. F.,Velazquez, E. J.,Kisslo, J.,Samad, Z.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • AmeriHealth Direct POS
  • Amerihealth HMO
  • AmeriHealth PPO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • Capital BC Keystone Health Plan Central HMO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Highmark BCBS ClassicBlue
  • Highmark BCBS PPOBlue
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • IBC Keystone HMO / POS
  • IBC Personal Choice PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO

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