Dr. Allen Alvarez, MD

General SurgeryMaleAge 51

Dr. Alvarez
Accepting new patients
Telehealth services available

Sage Bariatric Weight Loss Center

9618 Huebner Rd Ste 202 San Antonio, TX 78240

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(210) 651-0303

Dr. Allen Alvarez, MD is a General Surgery Specialist in San Antonio, TX. He is affiliated with medical facilities such as Foundation Surgical Hospital Of San Antonio and Methodist Heart Hospital. He is accepting new patients and has indicated that he accepts telehealth appointments. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Alvarez to book an appointment.

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Affiliated with Foundation Surgical Hospital Of San Antonio San Antonio, a highly rated hospital.

At a Glance

  • Explains Conditions Well
    Patients said this doctor explains conditions well. See reviews
  • Offers Telehealth
    This provider offers telehealth appointments. Call the office to schedule an appointment.
  • Practices at Top Hospital
    America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Gastrointestinal Care Award™ See hospitals

Experience and Background Checks

Experience
Background

Background Check

No malpractice claims found for Texas
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Alvarez's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Abdominal Pain
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Alvarez treats Abdominal Pain more than 64% of his peers

Dr. Alvarez treats this condition more than 64% of his peers

Cholecystitis and Gallstones
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Alvarez treats Cholecystitis and Gallstones more than 57% of his peers

Dr. Alvarez treats this condition more than 57% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Acute Cholecystitis
  • Cholecystitis
  • Gallstones
Open Diaphragmatic and-or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Alvarez performs Open Diaphragmatic and-or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair more than 52% of his peers

Dr. Alvarez performs this procedure more than 52% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Paraesophageal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic

Dr. Alvarez's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Pain
  • Abdominoplasty
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Appendicitis
  • Bariatric Surgery (Weight Loss Surgery)
  • Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
  • Bile Duct Procedure
  • Biliary Atresia
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Colectomy
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Constipation
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Duodenal Polypectomy
  • Esophagectomy (Esophagogastrostomy, Esophagojejunostomy)
  • Excision of Stomach Tumor
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Fecal Impaction Removal
  • Gallbladder Removal
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Gallstones
  • Gastrectomy
  • Gastric Bypass Surgery, Laparoscopic
  • Gastric Bypass Surgery, Open
  • Gastric Ulcer
  • Gastrotomy
  • Hernia Repair
  • Hiatal Hernia
  • Hyperparathyroidism
  • Ileus
  • Incisional Hernia
  • Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Inguinal Hernia
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Laparotomy
  • Lipomas
  • Megacolon
  • Open Diaphragmatic and-or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Paraesophageal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Parathyroid (Gland) Disease
  • Partial Lung Collapse
  • Pelvic Abscess
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
  • Revision of Gastric Anastomosis or Restrictive Procedure
  • Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
  • Sleeve Gastrectomy
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Umbilical Hernia
  • Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Vascular Insufficiency of Intestines
  • Ventral Hernia
  • Wound Repair

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Dr. Alvarez accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Anthem
National (BlueCard) PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
Blue Choice
CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
HealthyBlue 2.0
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Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
LocalPlus
Open Access Plus
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Humana
Choice Care PPO
Preferred PPO

Dr. Alvarez's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Alvarez

5.0

Based on 6 ratings

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  • Appointment wasn't rushed (6)
  • Explained conditions well (6)
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    RecentHighestLowestMost Helpful
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    A true absolute professional. He is full of wisdom and knowledge and The customer service is Amazing! I would recommandeer him and Sage Bariatric To anyone looking for a positive experience!!!
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    No results
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    Christian in PA – Dec 24, 2018
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    Dr Alvarez is an awesome Dr, he helped my wife and actually helped her instead of just being a typical Dr, he will go the extra mile to do what is necessary to make sure you are getting what you need.
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    San Antonio – Jul 21, 2016
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    About Me

    Biography

    Dr. Allen Alvarez, MD is a General Surgery Specialist in San Antonio, TX. He is affiliated with medical facilities such as Foundation Surgical Hospital...Read more

    Specialties

    • General Surgery

    Board Certifications

    Education

    Universidad Autonoma De Guadalajara, Facultad De Medicina
    Medical School

    Awards

    Frequently Asked Questions

    Does Dr. Allen Alvarez, MD offer telehealth services?

    Dr. Alvarez has indicated that they offer telehealth. Contact the office to check for eligibility for your needs.

    Is Dr. Allen Alvarez, MD accepting new patients?

    Dr. Allen Alvarez, MD generally accepts new patients on Healthgrades. You can see Dr. Alvarez's profile to make an appointment.

    Does Dr. Allen Alvarez, MD accept my insurance?

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    What are Dr. Allen Alvarez, MD's top areas of care?

    Dr. Alvarez frequently treats Abdominal Pain, Cholecystitis and Gallstones, and Open Diaphragmatic and-or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair. See all procedures and conditions Dr. Alvarez treats.

    Where is Dr. Allen Alvarez, MD's office located?

    Dr. Alvarez's office is located at 9618 Huebner Rd Ste 202, San Antonio, TX 78240. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

    How can I make an appointment with Dr. Allen Alvarez, MD?

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    Locations

    Sage Bariatric Weight Loss Center

    Sage Bariatric Weight Loss Center9618 Huebner Rd Ste 202 San Antonio, TX 78240
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    Affiliated Hospitals

    Dr. Alvarez is affiliated with the following hospitals. Select a hospital below to learn more.

    Learn more about how Healthgrades measuresHospital Quality.

    Foundation Surgical Hospital Of San Antonio

    San Antonio, TX

    87% Patient Experience Rating, 18% higher than the national average

    7 Awards Received

    Award Highlight: Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2018)

    Methodist Heart Hospital

    San Antonio, TX

    2 Awards Received

    Methodist Hospital

    San Antonio, TX

    74% Patient Experience Rating, 5% higher than the national average

    10 Awards Received

    Award Highlight: Gastrointestinal Care Excellence Award™ (2018)