Dr. Cristobal Alvarado, MD

Dr. Cristobal Alvarado, MD

Thoracic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 52
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Dr. Cristobal Alvarado, MD is a thoracic surgery specialist in Manchester, ME and has been practicing for 27 years. He graduated from New York Univ Sch Of Med in 1991 and specializes in thoracic surgery.

27 Bowdoin St

Manchester, ME 04351

Contact Information

(207) 622-4500

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Alvarado performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Lung Surgery
normal
more than 39% of peers
Pulmonary Disease
normal
more than 35% of peers
Vascular Disease
normal
more than 11% of peers

Dr. Alvarado's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

1  Specialties

  • Thoracic Surgery

2  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*
  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Thoracic Surgery*

30  Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cancer
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Empyema
  • Endocarditis
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Tumors, Malignant
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Mediastinal Tumors, Malignant
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Pleural Cancer
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Thrombosis
  • Thymomas
  • Vascular Disease

30  Procedures

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Maine.

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

  • New York Univ Sch Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 1991

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Alvarado has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Alvarado's Reviews

5.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Alvarado to family and friends
16 total reviews (5 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (16)

  • 5
    (16)
  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Alvarado'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

    Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (5)

Dr Alverdao is a consummate professional! He discovered and fixed a vein problem in under an hour. As a patient, I’ve been struck by his confident, yet gentle nature. He explained each step along the way and told me what to expect post procedure. He even gave me his cell number, in the event of...more
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I'm writing this review not as a patient of Dr. Alvarado but rather in my role as a patient advocate. I met Dr. Alvarado at a community presentation he was giving on lung cancer screening.. That was more than 4 years ago. Since then, we have done several patient advocacy projects together. Dr....more
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Dr Alvarado is accessible and knowledgeable. He present details in a a way that I can understand and provides data to support his recommendations. I found my experience with him to be very positive.
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I just heard that Dr. Alvarado is leaving Connecticut to move to Maine to open a vein center. I wish Dr. Alvarado the best. He is a great surgeon and very patient friendly. He gives all his patients his personal cell phone number. He not only delivers outstanding care but he respects his patients...more
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Very talented surgeon who uses the most recent technology to reduce the risk of complications. It would be a much better world if there were more surgeons who were motivated to learn the latest techniques. Too many surgeons seem content to just use the same procedures that they were trained to...more
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