Dr. Carlos Alvarez, MD

Dr. Carlos Alvarez, MD

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Age 57
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Dr. Carlos Alvarez, MD is a general surgery specialist in Doylestown, PA and has been practicing for 26 years. He graduated from University of South Florida / College of Medicine in 1988 and specializes in general surgery, vascular surgery, and more.

599 W State St Ste 302

Doylestown, PA 18901

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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerihealth
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Devon Health
  • EmblemHealth
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • 9 More

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Top Care Areas

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Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
very high
more than 89% of peers
Abdominal Disorders
normal
more than 81% of peers
Hernia Repair
normal
more than 73% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Alvarez "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."

5  Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Endocrine Surgery
  • Gastroenterological Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Surgery
  • Vascular Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

49  Conditions Treated

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35  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • 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 and Hydrocele Repair
  • Hernia 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
  • Repair of Anal and Rectal Defects (Anoplasty, Repair of Imperforate Anus, Sphincteroplasty, Rectal Graft)
  • Thyroid Surgery
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Vagotomy
  • Whipple Procedure
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Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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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
  • Sepulveda Va Med Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1992
  • Ucla Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1995

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • Spanish
  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Alvarez's Reviews

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5.0

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