Dr. Carlos Alvarez, MD
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General Surgery | Male

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.

Biography

Dr. Carlos Alvarez, MD is a general surgery doctor who practices in Doylestown, PA. He is 55 years old and has been practicing for 29 years. Dr. Alvarez is affiliated with Doylestown Hospital.

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    Dr. Alvarez's 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.

    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
    •  Malpractice claims in Pennsylvania not available
    •  No sanctions found
    •  No board actions found

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    • General Surgery

    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

    Education

    • Medical School
      University Of South Florida / College Of Medicine

      Graduated in 1988

    • Internship Hospital
      UCLA Med Center

      Completed in 1989

    • Residency Hospital
      UCLA Med Center

      Completed in 1995

    • Fellowship Hospital
      Sepulveda Va Med Center

      Completed in 1992

    • Undergraduate School
      Northwestern U

      Graduated in 1981

      University Of Miami

      Graduated in 1984

    Languages Spoken

    • English
    • Spanish

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    Specialties

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

    Procedures Performed

    • 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