Dr. Alva Childress, MD

Hospital MedicineMaleAge 72

Dr. Childress
Accepting new patients

Providence Center for Maternal-Fetal Medicine

101 W 8th Ave Ste 1100 Spokane, WA 99204

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(509) 474-4060

Dr. Alva Childress, MD is a Hospital Medicine Specialist in Spokane, WA. He is affiliated with Providence Sacred Heart Medical Center. He is accepting new patients. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Childress to book an appointment.

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Dr. Childress' conditions and procedures:

  • Adenomyosis
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Amniocentesis
  • Amniotic Fluid Embolism
  • Anxiety
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Asthma
  • Autoimmune Thyroid Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Bacterial Sepsis
  • Bacteriuria Screening
  • Biliary Atresia
  • Bleeding Disorders
  • Blood Disorders in Pregnancy
  • Breast Cancer Screening
  • Breech Position
  • Bronchitis
  • C-Section
  • Chlamydia Infection Screening
  • Chlamydia Infections
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Coagulation Defects in Pregnancy and Postpartum
  • Colporrhaphy
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Constipation
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Diabetes Type 1
  • Diabetes Type 2
  • Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
  • Diabetic Ketoacidosis
  • Dipstick Urinalysis
  • Dizziness
  • Dyslipidemia
  • Endometriosis
  • Epilepsy
  • Fallopian Tube Disorders
  • Fetal Cardiac Monitoring
  • Fetal Cardiac Screening
  • Fetal Ultrasound
  • Fever
  • First Trimester Screening
  • Gallstones
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastroparesis
  • Genetic Screening for Breast Cancer
  • Genitourinary Tract Infections in Pregnancy
  • Gestational Diabetes
  • Goiter
  • Gonorrhea Infections
  • Gonorrhea Screening
  • Gynecologic Cancer Screening
  • Heart Disease
  • Heartburn
  • Hemorrhage from Placenta Previa
  • Hepatitis B Virus Screening
  • Hepatitis C
  • Herpes Simplex Screening
  • High Risk Pregnancy
  • HIV Screening
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertension Complicating Pregnancy, Childbirth and Postpartum
  • Hypertensive Heart Disease
  • Hypokalemia
  • Infertility Evaluation
  • Influenza (Flu)
  • Intrauterine Growth Restriction
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Itchy Skin
  • Joint Pain
  • Low Back Pain During Pregnancy
  • Low Blood Oxygen Level
  • Mammography
  • Maternal Anemia
  • Maternal Hypotension Syndrome
  • Menopause Evaluation and Treatment
  • Migraine
  • Multiple Gestation
  • Nausea
  • Neurogenic Bladder
  • Newborn Metabolic Screening
  • Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
  • Noninflammatory Cervical Disorders
  • Nuchal Translucency Screening
  • Oophorectomy
  • Opioid Withdrawal
  • Ovarian Cancer Screening
  • Ovarian Cysts
  • Painful Urination (Dysuria)
  • Pancreatitis
  • Pap Smear Abnormalities
  • Phenylketonuria Screening
  • Placenta Previa
  • Pneumonia
  • Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome
  • Preeclampsia
  • Pregestational Diabetes Mellitus
  • Pregnancy Non-Stress Test
  • Pregnancy Test
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Repair of Anal and Rectal Defects (Anoplasty, Repair of Imperforate Anus, Sphincteroplasty, Rectal Graft)
  • Rh Incompatibility Screening
  • Sepsis
  • Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)
  • Sexually Transmitted Infections Screening
  • Sickle Cell Disease
  • Sinus Bradycardia
  • Sinus Tachycardia
  • STD Screening
  • Syphilis Infections
  • Syphilis Screening
  • Thyroiditis
  • Tobacco Use Disorder
  • Trichomoniasis
  • Trichomoniasis Screening
  • Urinary Stones
  • Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)
  • Urine Pregnancy Test
  • Vaginal Delivery and VBAC
  • Vaginal Prolapse
  • Vaginal Prolapse Surgery
  • Vaginosis Screening
  • Venous Thrombosis and Phlebitis in Pregnancy
  • Wound Repair

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About Me


Dr. Alva Childress, MD is a Hospital Medicine Specialist in Spokane, WA. He is affiliated with Providence Sacred Heart Medical Center. He is accepting...Read more


  • Hospital Medicine

Board Certifications


Eastern Va Med School
Residency Hospital
Sentara Norfolk Gen Hospital
Residency Hospital
Georgia Regents U, Medical College
Medical School


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What are Dr. Alva Childress, MD's top areas of care?

Dr. Childress frequently treats Fetal Ultrasound, Newborn Metabolic Screening, and Pregnancy Test. See all procedures and conditions Dr. Childress treats.

Where is Dr. Alva Childress, MD's office located?

Dr. Childress' office is located at 101 W 8th Ave Ste 1100, Spokane, WA 99204. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

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Providence Center for Maternal-Fetal Medicine

OB/GYN Hospitalist101 W 8th Ave Ste 1100 Spokane, WA 99204

Affiliated Hospitals

Dr. Childress is affiliated with the following hospital. Select the hospital below to learn more.

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Providence Sacred Heart Medical Center

Spokane, WA

71% Patient Experience Rating, 2% higher than the national average

11 Awards Received

Award Highlight: Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2020)