Dr. Carlos Alvarez, MD

Dr. Carlos Alvarez, MD

General Surgery | Male | 55 years old

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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.Read more

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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
  •  No board certification on record with Healthgrades
  •  Malpractice claims in Pennsylvania not available
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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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
  • Gastointestinal Tract Tumors
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • 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

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