Dr. Alexander Alvarez, MD

Allergy & Immunology  |  
Male  |  
Age 36
(1)
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Dr. Alexander Alvarez, MD
An Austin native, Dr. Alvarez holds a bachelor's degree from Rice University and a medical degree from The University of Texas Southwestern at Dallas. He went on to complete both a residency in Internal Medicine and a fellowship in Allergy & Immunology at Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond, VA prior to joining our practice. Dr. Alvarez is board certified in Pediatric and Adult Allergy & Immunology as well as Internal Medicine. He is affiliated with Seton Medical Center where he holds staff privileges. He is interested in a variety of allergic diseases including seasonal allergies, asthma, immunotherapy (allergy drops and allergy shots), sinus disease, skin rashes, and eosinophilic disorders. He enjoys treating both children and adults!

720 W 34th St Ste 200

Austin, TX 78705

Contact Information
Dr. Alexander Alvarez, MD

Dr. Alexander Alvarez, MD

Accepted insurance

  • Accountable Health Plans of America
  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • FirstCare Health Plans
  • Galaxy Health Network
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
  • Guardian
  • Health Payors Organization
  • HealthSmart
  • HealthSmart - Interplan Health Group
  • Humana
  • 7 More

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Allergic Rhinitis
high
more than 88% of peers
Allergic Reaction
high
more than 88% of peers
Pollen Allergy
high
more than 85% of peers

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Specialties

  • Allergy & Immunology
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Board Certifications

  • Allergy & Immunology
    Accredited by: American Board of Allergy & Immunology*
  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
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Conditions Treated

  • Acute Pharyngitis
  • Acute Sinusitis
  • Allergic Eye Diseases
  • Allergic Reaction
  • Allergic Rhinitis
  • Allergic Rhinitis Due to Pollen
  • Allergies
  • Anaphylaxis
  • Angioedema
  • Animal Allergies
  • Asthma
  • Atopic Dermatitis (Eczema)
  • Bee Sting Allergy
  • Bronchitis
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Cat Allergy
  • Chronic Sinusitis
  • Chronic Urticaria
  • Common Variable Immune Deficiency (CVID)
  • Contact Dermatitis
  • Cough
  • Dermatitis
  • Dermatitis Due to Drugs
  • Dermatitis Due to Food
  • Dog Allergy
  • Drug Allergy
  • Eosinophilia
  • Eosinophilic Disease and Disorders
  • Eosinophilic Esophagitis
  • Eye Infections
  • Food Allergy
  • Hives
  • Hypogammaglobulinemia
  • Immunodeficiency Syndromes
  • Influenza (Flu)
  • Itchy Skin
  • Mountain Cedar Tree Allergy
  • Pet Allergy
  • Pharyngitis
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Pollen Allergy
  • Postnasal Drip
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Rash
  • Sinusitis
  • Toxic Effect of Venom
  • Vocal Cord Dysfunction

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Procedures

  • Allergen Immunotherapy
  • Allergy Drops
  • Allergy Shots
  • Allergy Shots for Insect Stings
  • Allergy Skin Testing
  • Allergy Testing
  • Allergy Testing for Hypersensitivity to Insects
  • Allergy Treatment
  • Biological Therapy
  • Blood Allergy Testing
  • Breath Testing
  • Desensitization
  • Drug Allergy Testing
  • Drug or Food Challenge
  • Environmental Allergy Testing
  • Flu Shot
  • Immunization
  • Immunotherapy
  • Intravenous Immune Globulin (IVIG) Treatment
  • Lung Spirometry
  • Nebulizer Treatment
  • Patch Testing
  • Spirometry
  • Sublingual Immunotherapy
  • Xolair® Therapy

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Texas.

0 Sanctions

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.

Education

  • Rice University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 2005
  • U Of Tx Southwestern Med Sch At Dallas
    Medical School | Graduated 2010
  • University Of Arizona Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2011
  • Virginia Commonwealth University Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2013
  • Virginia Commonwealth University Medical Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2015

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Alvarez has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Alvarez's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Alvarez to family and friends
5.0
based on 1 review (1 with a comment)
Dr. Alvarez's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well
    EXCELLENT
  • Answers Questions
    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent
    EXCELLENT
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment
    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness
    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time
    Under 10 minutes
Patient Comments (1)
in Austin, TX |
Wonderful doctor who has helped me feel more confident in managing my allergies and eosinophilic esophagitis. Would absolutely recommend for any patient.
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Dr. Alvarez accepts 21 insurance carriers
  • Accountable Health Plans of America
  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • FirstCare Health Plans
  • Galaxy Health Network
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
    GEHA
  • Guardian
  • Health Payors Organization
  • HealthSmart
  • HealthSmart - Interplan Health Group
    Interplan Health Group
  • Humana
  • Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
  • MultiPlan
  • PHCS
  • Principal Life
  • The Great-West Life Assurance Company
  • Tricare
  • USA Managed Care Organization

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Hospitals where Dr. Alvarez has admitting privileges

Seton Medical Center Austin
1201 W 38th St
Austin, TX 78705
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