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Dr. Carlos Alvarez, MD

General Surgery •  Male • Age 58

  
Dr. Alvarez

Doylestown Health

599 W. State Street, Suite 302 Doylestown, PA 18901
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Dr. Carlos Alvarez, MD is a general surgery specialist in Doylestown, PA and has been practicing for 28 years. He graduated from University of South Florida / College of Medicine in 1988 and specializes in general surgery, vascular surgery, and more.


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He diagnosed me in emergency operated on me twice and was kind and knowledgable. I trusted him from day one.
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About Me

Care Philosophy

Patients allow surgeons the remarkable leeway over their bodies. As a surgeon, it is my responsibility to my patients to provide them with all viable options to improve their health, and to answer all questions and concerns in order to be granted the privilege to operate on them.

Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Colorectal Surgery
  • Endocrine Surgery
  • Family Medicine

Board Certifications

Education

1995
Ucla Med Center
Residency Hospital
1992
Sepulveda Va Med Center
Fellowship Hospital
1989
Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center
Internship Hospital
1988
University of South Florida / College of Medicine
Medical School
1984
University Of Miami
Undergraduate School
1981
Northwestern U
Undergraduate School

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

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(215) 348-7195

Dr. Alvarez accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Select
Amerihealth
Personal Choice PPO
Beech Street (Multiplan)
PPO Next PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Capital Blue Cross
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna
Open Access Plus
Coventry Health Care
Coventry Health America
Coventry Health America PPO
Devon Health
EmblemHealth
GHI
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield POS
Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
Humana
Choice Care
Choice Care PPO
Independence Blue Cross
Keystone 65 Complete HMO
Personal Choice
Intergroup
Intergroup PPO
Keystone Mercy Health Plan
Medicaid of Pennsylvania
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
MVP Health Care
MVP Health Care PPO
Oxford Health Plans
Private HealthCare Systems
UnitedHealthCare
CarePlus
MAMSI

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Dr. Alvarez's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Vascular Disease
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Dr. Alvarez treats Vascular Disease more than 36% of his peers

Dr. Alvarez treats this condition more than 36% of his peers

Heart Disease
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Dr. Alvarez treats Heart Disease more than 30% of his peers

Dr. Alvarez treats this condition more than 30% of his peers

Port Placements or Replacements
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Alvarez performs Port Placements or Replacements more than 29% of his peers

Dr. Alvarez performs this procedure more than 29% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Port Removal

Dr. Alvarez's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA)
  • Abdominal Hernia
  • Achalasia
  • Acute Appendicitis
  • Acute Venous Embolism Thrombosis
  • Adrenal Gland Cancer
  • Aneurysm
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Appendicitis
  • Atherosclerosis
  • Atherosclerosis of Aorta
  • Bile Duct Obstruction
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Cholecystitis
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Cholelithiasis
  • Chronic Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Colectomy
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Common Bile Duct Stone
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Dialysis Access Procedures
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Distal Pancreatectomy
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Gallbladder and Biliary Tract Cancer
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Surgery
  • Heartburn
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hernia
  • Hernia and Hydrocele Repair
  • Hiatal Hernia
  • Hyperparathyroidism
  • Incisional Hernia
  • Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Laparoscopic Adrenalectomy
  • Laparoscopic Anti-Reflux Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Colon Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparotomy
  • Lipomas
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Malignant Neoplasm of Gastrointestinal Tract
  • Neoplasm of Gastrointestinal Tract
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Open Diaphragmatic and-or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Pancreatic Cancer
  • Pancreatic Cystic Lesions
  • Pancreatic Disease
  • Pancreatic Surgery
  • Pancreatitis
  • Pancreatobiliary Disease
  • Paraesophageal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Parathyroid Cancer
  • Parathyroid Surgery
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Peripheral Arterial Disease of Extremities
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Peripheral Autonomic Neuropathy
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Pyloric Stenosis
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Thrombosis
  • Thyroid Surgery
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Umbilical Hernia
  • Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Vagotomy
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vascular Duplex Ultrasonography and Plethysmography
  • Vascular Surgical Procedure
  • Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Venous Insufficiency
  • Ventral Hernia
  • Whipple Procedure