Dr. Carlos Alvarez, MD

General Surgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 56
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Dr. Carlos Alvarez, MD
Dr. Carlos Alvarez, MD is a general surgery doctor who practices in Doylestown, PA. He is 56 years old and has been practicing for 29 years. Dr. Alvarez is affiliated with Doylestown Hospital.

599 W State St Ste 302

Doylestown, PA 18901

Contact Information
Dr. Carlos Alvarez, MD

Dr. Carlos Alvarez, MD

Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Amerihealth
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Devon Health
  • EmblemHealth
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • Independence Blue Cross
  • Intergroup
  • Keystone Mercy Health Plan
  • Medicaid of Pennsylvania
  • MultiPlan
  • 4 More

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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.
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Dr. Alvarez's Experience

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Dr. Alvarez's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in General Surgery
  • Board certified in General Surgery
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Colon & Rectal Surgery
  • Endocrine Surgery
  • Gastroenterological Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Surgery
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Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*
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Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Hernia
  • Abscess
  • Achalasia
  • Acute Appendicitis
  • Adrenal Gland Cancer
  • Anal Fistula
  • Appendicitis
  • Bile Duct Obstruction
  • Cancer
  • Cholecystitis
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Common Bile Duct Stone
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Gallbladder and Biliary Tract Cancer
  • Gallstones
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gastrointestinal Tract Tumors
  • Heartburn
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hernia
  • Hiatal Hernia
  • Hyperparathyroidism
  • Incisional Hernia
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Inguinal Hernia
  • Intestinal Abscess
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Lipomas
  • Malignant Neoplasm of Gastrointestinal Tract
  • Meckel's Diverticulum
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Pancreatic Cancer
  • Pancreatic Cystic Lesions
  • Pancreatic Disease
  • Pancreatitis
  • Pancreatobiliary Disease
  • Parathyroid Carcinoma
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Pyloric Stenosis
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Ulcer
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Umbilical Hernia
  • Ventral Hernia

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Procedures

  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Colectomy
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Distal Pancreatectomy
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Hernia Repair
  • Hernia and Hydrocele Repair
  • Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
  • Laparoscopic Adrenalectomy
  • Laparoscopic Anti-Reflux Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Colon Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparotomy
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Open Diaphragmatic and-or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Pancreatic Surgery
  • Paraesophageal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Parathyroid Surgery
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
  • Thyroid Surgery
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Vagotomy
  • Whipple Procedure

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Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Pennsylvania.

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

  • Northwestern U
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1981
  • University Of Miami
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1984
  • University Of South Florida / College Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1988
  • UCLA Med Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1989
  • UCLA Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1995
  • Sepulveda Va Med Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1992

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Alvarez has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Alvarez's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Alvarez to family and friends
5.0
based on 10 total reviews
Dr. Alvarez'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
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Dr. Alvarez accepts 18 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
  • Amerihealth
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
    PPO Next PPO
  • Cigna
    Great West Healthcare-Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
    Coventry Health America
    Coventry Health America PPO
  • Devon Health
  • EmblemHealth
    GHI
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
    Choice Care
  • Independence Blue Cross
    Keystone 65 Complete HMO
    Personal Choice
  • Intergroup
    Intergroup PPO
  • Keystone Mercy Health Plan
  • Medicaid of Pennsylvania
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
  • MVP Health Care
    MVP Health Care PPO
  • Oxford Health Plans
  • Private HealthCare Systems
  • UnitedHealthCare
    CarePlus
    MAMSI

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Hospitals where Dr. Alvarez has admitting privileges

Doylestown Hospital
595 W State St
Doylestown, PA 18901
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