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Dr. Allen Alvarez, MD

General Surgery •  Male • Age 50

  
Dr. Alvarez

Sage Bariatric Weight Loss Center

9618 Huebner Rd Ste 202 San Antonio, TX 78240
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Dr. Allen Alvarez, MD is a general surgery specialist in San Antonio, TX. He graduated from Universidad Autonoma De Guadalajara, Facultad De Medicina and specializes in general surgery.


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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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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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Biography

Dr. Allen Alvarez, MD is a general surgery specialist in San Antonio, TX. He graduated from Universidad Autonoma De Guadalajara, Facultad De Medicina and specializes in general surgery.

Specialties

  • General Surgery

Board Certifications

Education

Universidad Autonoma De Guadalajara, Facultad De Medicina
Medical School

Awards

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(210) 651-0303

Dr. Alvarez accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
Blue Choice
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

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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Practice Areas

Gastric Surgery

Gastric surgery, also known as gastric bypass surgery, is a type of bariatric surgery that can help obese patients achieve significant weight loss by diverting food past the first section of the small intestine.

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Gastric Bypass Surgery, Laparoscopic
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Alvarez performs Gastric Bypass Surgery, Laparoscopic more than 98% of their peers

Dr. Alvarez performs this procedure more than 98% of their peers

Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Alvarez performs Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair more than 88% of their peers

Dr. Alvarez performs this procedure more than 88% of their peers

Liver/Pancreas/Gallbadder/Spleen Surgery

This subspecialty of general surgery treats a variety of conditions affecting the liver, pancreas, gallbladder and spleen through procedures including liver resection, gallbladder removal, and the Whipple procedure.

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Gallbladder Removal
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Alvarez performs Gallbladder Removal more than 50% of their peers

Dr. Alvarez performs this procedure more than 50% of their peers

Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Alvarez performs Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic more than 50% of their peers

Dr. Alvarez performs this procedure more than 50% of their peers

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Dr. Alvarez's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Abscess
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Aneurysm
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Appendicitis
  • Benign Tumor
  • Bile Duct Procedure
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Colectomy
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Constipation
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Esophageal Varices
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Gallbladder Removal
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Gastric Bypass Surgery, Laparoscopic
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gastrotomy
  • Heart Surgery
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hernia
  • Hernia Repair
  • Hyperparathyroidism
  • Incisional Hernia
  • Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Intestinal Abscess
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparotomy
  • Lipomas
  • Non-Invasive Mechanical Ventilation With Robotic Assistance
  • Open Diaphragmatic and-or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Paraesophageal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Partial Lung Collapse
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Pleural Effusion
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pyloric Stenosis
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Stomach Surgery
  • Thrombosis
  • Ulcer
  • Umbilical Hernia
  • Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Varicose Veins
  • Vascular Disease
  • Ventral Hernia
  • Wound Repair

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

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86% Patient experience rating, 17% higher than the national average

  • Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2019, 2018)
  • Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2019)

Methodist Hospital

San Antonio, TX

75% Patient experience rating, 6% higher than the national average

  • Gastrointestinal Care Excellence Award™ (2018)
  • General Surgery Excellence Award™ (2018)