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Specializes in Pediatrics • Male • Age 50

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Dr. Alvarado's Experience

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Hospital Quality

The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

South Georgia Medical Center
2501 North Patterson Street
Valdosta, GA 31602
Smith Northview Hospital
4280 North Valdosta Road
Valdosta, GA 31602

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Patient Satisfaction

Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Alvarado

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Appointments & Offices

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Accepting new patients?

  • Yes
SOUTH GEORGIA PEDIATRIC AND ALLERGY
SOUTH GEORGIA PEDIATRIC AND ALLERGY
3440 N Valdosta Rd
Valdosta, GA 31602
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    Dr. Alvarado's Experience

    Specialties

    • Pediatrics
    • Allergy & Immunology

    Board Certifications

    • Pediatrics
    1
    • Allergy Shots
    • Allergy Shots for Insect Stings
    • Allergy Skin Testing
    • Allergy Testing
    • Allergy Testing for Hypersensitivity to Insects
    • Allergy Treatment
    • Foreign Body Removal
    • Nebulizer Treatment
    • Newborn Care
    • Patch Testing
    • Pulmonary Function Tests
    2
    • Acute Pharyngitis
    • Acute Sinusitis
    • Allergic Disorders
    • Allergic Rhinitis
    • Allergies
    • Angioedema
    • Asthma
    • Atopic Dermatitis (Eczema)
    • Bronchitis
    • Chronic Sinusitis
    • Dermatitis
    • Dermatitis Due to Food
    • Dermatitis Due to Substances Taken Internally
    • Earwax Buildup
    • Hives
    • Itchy Skin
    • Nasopharyngitis
    • Pediatric Attention Deficit (ADD)
    • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
    • Postnasal Drip
    • Rash
    • Skin Allergy
    • Toxic Effect of Venom
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    Background Check for Dr. Alvarado

    0 Malpractice Claims

    • No malpractice history found for Georgia.
    • No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

    0 Board Actions

    • No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.
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    Awards & Recognitions

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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    Mercer University School Of Medicine
    Graduated in 1991

    Internship Hospital

    Emory University School Of Med
    Complete in 1992

    Residency Hospital

    Emory University School Of Med
    Complete in 1994

    Fellowship Hospital

    Baylor College Of Med
    Complete in 1996
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Alvarado & Staff

    • English
    • Spanish
  2. Healthgrades

    9 Facts About Hospital Quality

    Patients’ risk of dying during a hospital stay for heart bypass surgery could be 85.2% lower, on average, at a hospital rated 5 stars compared to a hospital rated 1 star for that procedure. Choosing the right hospital is critical to your health. View Slideshow

    Dr. Alvarado's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

    Check out the quality of care at the 2 hospitals where Dr. Alvarado has admitting privileges:

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    • Smith Northview Hospital

    • South Georgia Medical Center

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    8 Facts About Patient Satisfaction Surveys

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    Patient Satisfaction

    Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Alvarado

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Alvarado to family and friends

    46 responses
    below
    national average

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    Dr. Alvarado's Office & Staff
    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
    46 responses
    same as
    national average
    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
    46 responses
    below
    national average
    Staff friendliness and courteousness
    46 responses
    below
    national average
    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    31 – 45 minutes 42 responses
    longer than
    national average
    Experience with Dr. Alvarado
    Level of trust in provider's decisions
    46 responses
    same as
    national average
    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    45 responses
    below
    national average
    How well provider listens and answers questions
    46 responses
    below
    national average
    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
    46 responses
    below
    national average

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    Office Locations

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    SOUTH GEORGIA PEDIATRIC AND ALLERGY
    3440 N Valdosta Rd
    Valdosta, GA 31602
    (229) 247-2211 (Office)
    (229) 249-9490 (Fax)
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    Dr. Alvarado's Office & Staff
    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
    Staff friendliness and courteousness
    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    Under 10 minutes
    Experience with Dr. Alvarado
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    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    How well provider listens and answers questions
    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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