Dr. Carlos Alvarez, MD

General SurgeryMaleAge 59

Dr. Alvarez
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Doylestown Health

599 W State St Ste 302 Doylestown, PA 18901

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Dr. Carlos Alvarez, MD is a General Surgery Specialist in Doylestown, PA and has over 33 years of experience in the medical field. He graduated from University of South Florida / College of Medicine medical school in 1988. He is affiliated with Doylestown Hospital. He is accepting new patients. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Alvarez to book an appointment.

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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...Read more

Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Colorectal Surgery
  • Endocrine Surgery
  • Gastroenterological Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Surgery

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

  • English
  • Spanish

Awards

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What are Dr. Carlos Alvarez, MD's top areas of care?

Dr. Alvarez frequently treats Appendicitis, Incisional Hernia, and Appendectomy, Laparoscopic. See all procedures and conditions Dr. Alvarez treats.

Where is Dr. Carlos Alvarez, MD's office located?

Dr. Alvarez's office is located at 599 W State St Ste 302, Doylestown, PA 18901. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

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Dr. Alvarez speaks Spanish and English. View profile to see all.

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Dr. Alvarez's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Abdominal Hernia
treats

Dr. Alvarez has indicated that he treats this condition.

Abdominal Pain
may treat

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Abdominoplasty
may perform

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Achalasia
treats

Dr. Alvarez has indicated that he treats this condition.

Acute Appendicitis
treats

Dr. Alvarez has indicated that he treats this condition.

Adrenal Gland Cancer
treats

Dr. Alvarez has indicated that he treats this condition.

Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Alvarez performs Appendectomy, Laparoscopic more than 60% of his peers

Dr. Alvarez performs this procedure more than 60% of his peers

Appendectomy, Open
performs

Dr. Alvarez has indicated that he performs this procedure.

Appendicitis
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Alvarez treats Appendicitis more than 68% of his peers

Dr. Alvarez treats this condition more than 68% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Acute Appendicitis
  • Chronic Appendicitis
  • Parasitic Appendicitis
Bile Duct Obstruction
treats

Dr. Alvarez has indicated that he treats this condition.

Cholecystitis
treats

Dr. Alvarez has indicated that he treats this condition.

Cholecystitis and Gallstones
may treat

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Cholelithiasis
treats

Dr. Alvarez has indicated that he treats this condition.

Colectomy
may perform

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Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
may perform

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Colorectal Cancer
treats

Dr. Alvarez has indicated that he treats this condition.

Common Bile Duct Stone
treats

Dr. Alvarez has indicated that he treats this condition.

Constipation
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Crohn's Disease
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Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
treats

Dr. Alvarez has indicated that he treats this condition.

Distal Pancreatectomy
performs

Dr. Alvarez has indicated that he performs this procedure.

Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
may perform

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Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
performs

Dr. Alvarez has indicated that he performs this procedure.

Gallbladder and Biliary Tract Cancer
may treat

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Gallbladder Cancer
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Gallbladder Removal
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normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Alvarez performs Gallbladder Removal more than 22% of his peers

Dr. Alvarez performs this procedure more than 22% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Cholecystectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Cholecystectomy, Open
  • da Vinci® Cholecystectomy
  • Single Incision Cholecystectomy
Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Alvarez performs Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic more than 23% of his peers

Dr. Alvarez performs this procedure more than 23% of his peers

Gallstones
may treat

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Gastrointestinal Diseases
treats

Dr. Alvarez has indicated that he treats this condition.

Heartburn
treats

Dr. Alvarez has indicated that he treats this condition.

Hemorrhoids
treats

Dr. Alvarez has indicated that he treats this condition.

Hernia
treats

Dr. Alvarez has indicated that he treats this condition.

Hernia and Hydrocele Repair
performs

Dr. Alvarez has indicated that he performs this procedure.

Hiatal Hernia
treats

Dr. Alvarez has indicated that he treats this condition.

Hyperparathyroidism
treats

Dr. Alvarez has indicated that he treats this condition.

Ileus
may treat

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Incisional Hernia
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Alvarez treats Incisional Hernia more than 63% of his peers

Dr. Alvarez treats this condition more than 63% of his peers

Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
performs

Dr. Alvarez has indicated that he performs this procedure.

Inflammatory Bowel Disease
may treat

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Inguinal Hernia
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Alvarez treats Inguinal Hernia more than 17% of his peers

Dr. Alvarez treats this condition more than 17% of his peers

Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
may perform

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Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
may perform

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Intestinal Obstruction
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Alvarez treats Intestinal Obstruction more than 17% of his peers

Dr. Alvarez treats this condition more than 17% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Colonic Volvulus
  • Intussusception
  • Paralytic Ileus
Laparoscopic Adrenalectomy
performs

Dr. Alvarez has indicated that he performs this procedure.

Laparoscopic Anti-Reflux Surgery
performs

Dr. Alvarez has indicated that he performs this procedure.

Laparoscopic Colon Surgery
performs

Dr. Alvarez has indicated that he performs this procedure.

Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
performs

Dr. Alvarez has indicated that he performs this procedure.

Laparotomy
performs

Dr. Alvarez has indicated that he performs this procedure.

Lipomas
may treat

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Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
may perform

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Malignant Neoplasm of Gastrointestinal Tract
treats

Dr. Alvarez has indicated that he treats this condition.

Neoplasm of Gastrointestinal Tract
treats

Dr. Alvarez has indicated that he treats this condition.

Neuroendocrine Tumors
treats

Dr. Alvarez has indicated that he treats this condition.

Open Diaphragmatic and-or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
performs

Dr. Alvarez has indicated that he performs this procedure.

Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
may perform

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Pancreatic Cancer
treats

Dr. Alvarez has indicated that he treats this condition.

Pancreatic Cystic Lesions
treats

Dr. Alvarez has indicated that he treats this condition.

Pancreatic Disease
treats

Dr. Alvarez has indicated that he treats this condition.

Pancreatic Surgery
performs

Dr. Alvarez has indicated that he performs this procedure.

Pancreatitis
treats

Dr. Alvarez has indicated that he treats this condition.

Pancreatobiliary Disease
treats

Dr. Alvarez has indicated that he treats this condition.

Paraesophageal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
performs

Dr. Alvarez has indicated that he performs this procedure.

Parathyroid Cancer
treats

Dr. Alvarez has indicated that he treats this condition.

Parathyroid Surgery
performs

Dr. Alvarez has indicated that he performs this procedure.

Partial Lung Collapse
may treat

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Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
treats

Dr. Alvarez has indicated that he treats this condition.

Port Placements or Replacements
may perform

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Pyloric Stenosis
treats

Dr. Alvarez has indicated that he treats this condition.

Soft Tissue Sarcoma
treats

Dr. Alvarez has indicated that he treats this condition.

Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
may treat

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Stomach Cancer
may treat

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Thyroid Surgery
performs

Dr. Alvarez has indicated that he performs this procedure.

Tracheal Surgery
performs

Dr. Alvarez has indicated that he performs this procedure.

Ulcerative Colitis
may treat

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Umbilical Hernia
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Alvarez treats Umbilical Hernia more than 12% of his peers

Dr. Alvarez treats this condition more than 12% of his peers

Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
may perform

Our data suggests Dr. Alvarez may perform this procedure. Please call to confirm.

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Vagotomy
performs

Dr. Alvarez has indicated that he performs this procedure.

Vascular Insufficiency of Intestines
may treat

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Ventral Hernia
may treat

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Whipple Procedure
performs

Dr. Alvarez has indicated that he performs this procedure.

Dr. Alvarez's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Hernia
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Abdominoplasty
  • Achalasia
  • Acute Appendicitis
  • Adrenal Gland Cancer
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Appendicitis
  • Bile Duct Obstruction
  • Cholecystitis
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Cholelithiasis
  • Colectomy
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Common Bile Duct Stone
  • Constipation
  • Crohn's Disease
  • 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 Cancer
  • Gallbladder Removal
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Gallstones
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Heartburn
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hernia
  • Hernia and Hydrocele Repair
  • Hiatal Hernia
  • Hyperparathyroidism
  • Ileus
  • Incisional Hernia
  • Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • 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
  • Partial Lung Collapse
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Pyloric Stenosis
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Stomach Cancer
  • Thyroid Surgery
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Umbilical Hernia
  • Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Vagotomy
  • Vascular Insufficiency of Intestines
  • Ventral Hernia
  • Whipple Procedure

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Humana
Choice Care
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Independence Blue Cross
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Personal Choice
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Intergroup PPO
Keystone Mercy Health Plan
Medicaid of Pennsylvania
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
MVP Health Care
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Oxford Health Plans
Private HealthCare Systems
UnitedHealthCare
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Doylestown Health

Doylestown Health General Surgery599 W State St Ste 302 Doylestown, PA 18901
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