Dr. Aijaz Alvi, MD

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Specializes in Ear, Nose, and Throat • Male • Age 52

1710 N Randall Rd Ste 210
Elgin, IL 60123
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Dr. Alvi's Experience

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Hospital Quality

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St. Alexius Medical Center
1555 Barrington Rd
Hoffman Estates, IL 60169
Advocate Good Shepherd Hospital
450 W Il Route 22
Barrington, IL 60010

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Dr. Alvi's Appointment Availabilty

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Specialty Care Institute
Elgin Office
1710 N Randall Rd Ste 210
Elgin, IL 60123
Specialty Care Institute
Hoffman Estates Office
3150 W Higgins Rd Ste 130
Hoffman Estates, IL 60169
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    Dr. Alvi's Experience

    Specialties

    • Ear, Nose, and Throat
    • Sleep Medicine Otolaryngology
    • Pediatric Otolaryngology (Ear, Nose & Throat)
    • Laryngology
    • Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery
    • Otolaryngic Allergy
    • Sinus Surgery

    Board Certifications

    • Otolaryngology
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    • Ablation or Excision of Nasal Turbinates
    • Adenoidectomy
    • Allergy Testing
    • Allergy Treatment
    • Antrostomy and Antrotomy (Sinus Surgery)
    • Balloon Sinuplasty
    • Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP)
    • Diagnostic Nasal and-or Sinus Endoscopy
    • Ear Surgery
    • Ear Tube Placement
    • ENT Surgery
    • Ethmoidectomy (Sinus Surgery)
    • Excision of Parotid, Sublingual, or Submandibular Gland
    • Excision or Destruction of Pharynx Lesion
    • Excision or Destruction of Tongue Lesion
    • Glossectomy
    • Head and Neck Surgery
    • Intranasal or Sinus Procedure
    • Laryngoscopy - Laryngotomy - Laryngectomy - Pharyngolaryngectomy - Pharyngectomy
    • Laryngoscopy and Laryngotomy
    • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
    • Nasal Septum Surgery (Septoplasty)
    • Sinus Surgery
    • Sphenoidotomy (Sinus Surgery)
    • Thyroid Lobectomy
    • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
    • Tonsillectomy
    • Tracheal Surgery
    • Vestibule and Floor of Mouth, Excision or Destruction
    • Wound Repair
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    • Abscess
    • Acute Laryngitis
    • Acute Sinusitis
    • Acute Tonsillitis
    • Allergic Disorders
    • Allergic Reaction
    • Allergic Rhinitis
    • Autoimmune Diseases
    • Bell's Palsy
    • Bone Disorders
    • Brain Disorders
    • Broken Nose
    • Cancer
    • Chronic Sinusitis
    • Deafness
    • Deviated Septum
    • Dizziness
    • Dysphagia
    • Ear Ache
    • Ear Disorders
    • Earwax Buildup
    • Enlarged Turbinates
    • ENT Cancer
    • Eustachian Tube Dysfunction
    • Facial Fracture
    • Fracture
    • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
    • Gastrointestinal Diseases
    • Head and Neck Cancer
    • Head or Neck Lump or Swelling
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    • Headache
    • Hoarse Voice (Dysphonia)
    • Laryngeal Cancer
    • Laryngitis
    • Larynx Conditions
    • Loss of Smell and-or Taste
    • Maxillary and Malar Fractures
    • Nosebleed
    • Oral Cancer
    • Orbital Fracture
    • Otitis Media
    • Peritonsillar Abscess
    • Postnasal Drip
    • Pulmonary Disease
    • Salivary Gland Stones and Inflammation
    • Sinusitis
    • Sleep Apnea
    • Sleep Disorders
    • Thyroid Cancer
    • Tinnitus
    • Tongue Cancer
    • Tonsillitis
    • Trigeminal Neuralgia
    • Vertigo
    • Vocal Cord Nodule
    • Vocal Cord Paralysis
    • Vocal Cord Polyp
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    0 Malpractice Claims

    • No malpractice history found for Illinois.
    • 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

    Pennsylvania State University College Of Medicine

    Internship Hospital

    Albert Einstein College Of Med

    Residency Hospital

    Albert Einstein College Of Med

    Fellowship Hospital

    University Of Pittsburgh
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Alvi & Staff

    • English
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    Dr. Alvi's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

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    • Advocate Good Shepherd Hospital

    • Advocate Sherman Hospital

    • St. Alexius Medical Center

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    Patient Satisfaction

    Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Alvi

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    Likelihood to Recommend

    3.9
    • 19 responses

    3.9 out of 5

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Alvi to family and friends

    3.9 out of 5

    19 responses

    Dr. Alvi's Office & Staff

    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments

    3.8 out of 5

    19 responses

    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.

    3.9 out of 5

    19 responses

    Staff friendliness and courteousness

    3.9 out of 5

    19 responses

    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)

    10 – 15 minutes

    17 responses

    Experience with Dr. Alvi

    Level of trust in provider's decisions

    3.9 out of 5

    19 responses

    How well provider explains medical condition(s)

    3.8 out of 5

    19 responses

    How well provider listens and answers questions

    3.9 out of 5

    19 responses

    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients

    3.8 out of 5

    19 responses

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    Appointments & Offices

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    Dr. Alvi's Appointment Availabilty

    Accepting new patients?

    Yes

    What insurance does he accept?*

    • Aetna
    • American Enterprise Group
    • American Republic
    • Assurant Health
    • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    • Cigna
    • Cofinity
    • Commercial Insurance Company
    • CoreSource
    • Coventry Health Care
    • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    • Golden Rule
    • HealthLink
    • HFN
    • Humana
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    Office Locations

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    Specialty Care Institute
    Elgin Office
    1710 N Randall Rd Ste 210
    Elgin, IL 60123
    (847) 888-9000 (Office)
    (847) 277-0444 (Fax)
    B
    Specialty Care Institute
    Hoffman Estates Office
    3150 W Higgins Rd Ste 130
    Hoffman Estates, IL 60169
    (847) 888-9000 (Office)
    (847) 277-0444 (Fax)
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    Specialty Care Institute
    Barrington Office
    602 Fox Glen Ct
    Barrington, IL 60010
    (847) 888-9000 (Office)
    (847) 277-0444 (Fax)
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