Dr. Carlos Alvarado, MD

Dr. Carlos Alvarado, MD

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Orthopedic Surgery  |  
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37 y/o
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Dr. Carlos Alvarado, MD is an orthopedic surgery doctor who practices in South Miami, FL. He is 37 years old and has been practicing for 4 years.

Miami Orthopedics & Sports Medicine Institute

6200 Sunset Dr Ste 602

South Miami, FL 33143
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Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
  • CareSource
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Community Health Choice
  • Dimension Health
  • EmblemHealth
  • Global Excel Insurance
  • Health Net
  • HealthPlus

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Complications of Joint Prosthesis
very high
more than 99% of peers
Joint Pain
very high
more than 98% of peers
Hip Replacement
very high
more than 97% of peers

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Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
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Board Certifications

  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*
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Conditions Treated

  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Broken Arm
  • Broken Neck
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Coccygeal Pain
  • Coccyx or Sacrum Fracture
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Femur Fracture
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Fracture
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Glenoid Labrum Tear
  • Gout
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hip Fracture
  • Hip Pointer Injuries
  • Hip Sprain
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Fracture
  • Knee Sprain
  • Lateral Collateral Ligament (LCL) Sprain
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
  • Morton's Neuroma
  • Neck Muscle Strain
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteopenia
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Pseudoarthrosis
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rib Fracture
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Scapular Fracture
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Still's Disease
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures

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Procedures

  • Ankle Surgery
  • Arm Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Excision of Femur or Knee
  • Foot and Ankle DislocationTreatment, Open
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Foot and Ankle Ligament and Tendon Repair
  • Fracture Care
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Arthroscopy
  • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Hip Replacement
  • Hip Replacement Revision
  • Hip Resurfacing
  • Joint Drainage
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Knee Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee Replacement
  • Knee Replacement Revision
  • Knee Surgery
  • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Neck Surgery
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Rotator Cuff Surgery
  • Separated Femoral Epiphysis Treatment
  • Shoulder Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Steroid Injection
  • Trigger Point Injection

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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Florida.

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

  • University of Michigan Medical School
    Medical School | Graduated 2008
  • Nyu Hospital For Joint Diseases
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2013
  • Brigham and Women's Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2014

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Alvarado has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Alvarado's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Alvarado to family and friends
4.9
based on 31 total reviews (15 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (31)

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  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Alvarado'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
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (15)

in Homestead, Fl |
I just had a total knee replacement. I could not have asked for a more caring, compassionate, empathetic, honest doctor. The minute he walked in my room when I made the initial appointment to do the surgery, I knew he was someone I could trust and feel comfortable with to do this surgery and he...more
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in Deland, FL |
Dr Alvarado helped me after a fall, 2 months after a hip replacement in Michigan. He revised the hip surgery and did femur reconstruction. I am very happy with his work, this was 2 1/2 years ago. I highly recommend him on his bedside manner , honesty and skill.
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in Miami, FL |
Two months ago to the day Dr. Alvarado did a left anterior hip replacement surgery on me. .I had f fractured my hip some time ago by taking a fall down some stairs.. I hadn't had any surgery since I was very young and I was quite apprehensive about having this surgery, until I met Dr. Alvarado....more
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in davie florida |
Dr Alvarado is a great doctor but more important he is a mensch. He took on my hip revision, corrected it, and gave me back my health. Throughout he made himself accessible and was totally honest with me good or bad. He is a throwback-a committed physician to his patient. I recommend him without...more
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Coral Gables, FL |
Dr. Alvarado is a very compassionate and thorough doctor. I had hip replacement surgery with him six weeks ago, and everything went smoothly. I feel great and I am getting my energy and strength back. I'm already driving and walking without any assistance and looking forward to dancing very soon....more
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Alvarado accepts 25 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Aetna POS
    Aetna PPO
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
    Medicaid
  • AvMed
    AvMed HMO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
    Blue Traditional
    Medicare HMO
    Preferred Care Blue
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
    Blue Care HMO
    Blue Options
    Blue Select
    NetworkBlue
  • CareSource
    Medicaid
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Community Health Choice
    Medicaid
  • Dimension Health
    Dimension Health PPO
  • EmblemHealth
    Emblem Health
  • Global Excel Insurance
  • Health Net
    Medicaid
  • HealthPlus
    Medicaid
  • inHealth
    Medicaid
  • INTotal Health
    Medicaid
  • Locals (any local)
  • Medicaid
  • Midwest Health Plan
    Medicaid
  • Molina Healthcare
    Medicaid
  • MultiPlan
  • Peach State Health Plan
    Medicaid
  • Staywell (Wellcare)
    Medicaid
  • Tricare
    Standard
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice Plus POS
    Medicaid
    Navigate HMO
    Navigate POS
    Neighborhood Health Partnership
    Options PPO
    United Behavioral Health HMO
    United Behavioral Health POS
    United Behavioral Health PPO

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Hospitals where Dr. Alvarado has admitting privileges

Doctors Hospital
5000 University Dr
Coral Gables, FL 33146
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South Miami Hospital
6200 SW 73rd St
South Miami, FL 33143
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West Kendall Baptist Hospital
9555 SW 162nd Ave
Miami, FL 33196
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Baptist Hospital of Miami
8900 N Kendall Dr
Miami, FL 33176
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