Dr. Alva Childress, MD

Dr. Alva Childress, MD

Obstetrics & Gynecology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 69
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Dr. Alva Childress, MD is an obstetrics & gynecology specialist in Spokane, WA and has been practicing for 44 years. He graduated from Medical College Of Georgia School Of Medicine in 1974 and specializes in obstetrics & gynecology and hospital medicine.

101 W 8th Ave Ste 1100

Spokane, WA 99204

Contact Information

(509) 474-4060

Insurance Accepted

  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • MultiPlan

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Preeclampsia
normal
more than 72% of peers
Hypertension Complicating Pregnancy, Childbirth and Postpartum
normal
more than 72% of peers
Pregnancy-Related Disorders
normal
more than 71% of peers

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2  Specialties

  • Obstetrics & Gynecology
  • Hospital Medicine

1  Board Certifications

  • Obstetrics & Gynecology
    Accredited by: American Board of Obstetrics & Gynecology*

39  Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Bleeding Disorders
  • Blood Disorders
  • Blood Disorders in Pregnancy
  • Brain Disorders
  • Breech Position
  • Cervical Polyps
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Coagulation Defects in Pregnancy and Postpartum
  • Genitourinary Tract Infections in Pregnancy
  • Gestational Diabetes
  • Hemorrhage from Placenta Previa
  • Hemorrhoids
  • High Risk Pregnancy
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertension Complicating Pregnancy, Childbirth and Postpartum
  • Intrauterine Growth Restriction
  • Low Back Pain During Pregnancy
  • Maternal Anemia
  • Maternal Hypotension Syndrome
  • Miscarriages
  • Multiple Gestation
  • Ovarian Cysts
  • Pap Smear Abnormalities
  • Peripartum Cardiomyopathy
  • Placenta Previa
  • Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome
  • Preeclampsia
  • Pregestational Diabetes Mellitus
  • Pregnancy-Related Disorders
  • Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)
  • Thrombosis
  • Urinary Disorders
  • Uterine Diseases
  • Uterine Fibroids
  • Vaginal and Pelvic Prolapse
  • Venous Thrombosis and Phlebitis in Pregnancy
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8  Procedures

  • C-Section
  • Fetal Cardiac Monitoring
  • Hysterectomy - Open
  • Pregnancy Ultrasound
  • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
  • Tubal Ligation
  • Vaginal Birth After Cesarean (VBAC)
  • Vaginal Delivery and VBAC

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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Education

  • Medical College Of Georgia School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1974
  • Eastern Va Med School
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Sentara Norfolk Gen Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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Languages Spoken

  • English

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