Dr. Edwin Alvarez, MD

OncologyMaleAge 48

Dr. Alvarez

Ucsf Children Renal Center

1825 4th St Fl 6 San Francisco, CA 94143

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(415) 353-9600

Dr. Edwin Alvarez, MD is a Oncology Specialist in San Francisco, CA and has over 21 years of experience in the medical field. Dr. Alvarez has more experience with Gynecologic Neoplasms than other specialists in his area. He graduated from University Of California, San Diego, School Of Medicine medical school in 2000. He is affiliated with medical facilities such as UC Davis Medical Center and UCSF Medical Center at Parnassus. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Alvarez to book an appointment.

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Dr. Alvarez is affiliated with UCSF Medical Center at Parnassus San Francisco, a highly rated hospital.

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No malpractice claims found for California
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Frequently Treated by Dr. Alvarez

Based on treatment records, we have identified the following as areas of care that Dr. Alvarez treats more often than their peers. If you are unsure whether Dr. Alvarez treats other conditions, please contact the office at (415) 353-9600.

Gynecologic Neoplasms

Oncologists diagnose and treat cancers of the female reproductive system, including ovarian cancer, uterine cancer, and cervical cancer, through chemotherapy, radiation, surgery, or targeted cancer therapy.Compare with other Gynecologic Neoplasms specialists.

Dr. Alvarez is experienced in the area of Gynecologic Neoplasms. See the graph below to learn more about his experience.

Based on claims data for 8 conditions and procedures

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Dr. Alvarez
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Gynecologic Cancer
Ovarian Cancer
Uterine Cancer
Hysterectomy - Laparoscopic
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Dr. Alvarez's conditions and procedures:

  • Acute Leukemia
  • Acute Myeloid Leukemia
  • Adrenal Gland Cancer
  • Anal and Rectal Cancer
  • Anemia
  • Bile Duct Cancer
  • Bowenoid Papulosis
  • Breast Cancer
  • Cancer Screening
  • Cervical Cancer
  • Chordoma
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Destruction or Excision of Lesion of Cervix (incl. LEEP)
  • Endocervical Curettage
  • Excision of Cervix
  • Fallopian Tube Cancer
  • Gallbladder and Biliary Tract Cancer
  • Gynecologic Cancer
  • Heart Tumors, Malignant
  • Hysterectomy - Laparoscopic
  • Hysterectomy - Open
  • Hysteroscopy
  • Liver Cancer
  • Lung Cancer
  • Myelodysplastic Syndromes
  • Myeloproliferative Disorders
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Neutropenia
  • Oral Cancer Screening
  • Ovarian Cancer
  • Pancreatic Cancer
  • Peritoneal Cancer
  • Pleural Cancer
  • Salpingo-Oophorectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Secondary Hypertension
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Skin Cancer
  • Skin Screenings
  • Small Intestine Cancer
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Thoracentesis
  • Uterine Cancer
  • Vaginal Cancer
  • Vulvar Cancer

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Dr. Alvarez accepts the following insurance:

Anthem
$0 Cost Share AI-AN (Pathway X - EPO/ Individual Via Exchange)-CA EPO
Advantage-CA PPO
Balanced (Prudent Buyer)-CA PPO
Blue Cross (Prudent Buyer) - Individual-CA PPO
Blue Cross (Prudent Buyer) - Large Group-CA PPO
Blue Cross (Prudent Buyer) - Small Group-CA PPO
Blue Cross (Prudent Buyer) - Student Health-CA PPO
Bronze (Prudent Buyer PPO/ Small Grp)-CA PPO
Bronze 60 D EPO (Pathway - EPO/ Individual)-CA
Bronze 60 D HDHP (Pathway - EPO/ Individual)-CA EPO
Bronze 60 EPO (Pathway X - EPO/ Individual via Exchange)-CA
Bronze 60 EPO AI-AN (Pathway X - EPO/ Individual via Exchange)-CA
Bronze 60 HDHP (Pathway X - EPO/ Individual via Exchange)-CA EPO
Bronze 60 HDHP AI-AN (Pathway X - EPO/ Individual via Exchange)-CA EPO
Bronze EPO (Prudent Buyer / Small Grp)-CA PPO
Bronze EPO (Prudent Buyer EPO/ Small Grp)-CA
Bronze Pathway EPO (Pathway - EPO/ Individual)-CA
Bronze Select (Select PPO/ Small Grp)-CA PPO
Bronze Select w/ H.S.A (Select PPO/ Small Grp)-CA PPO
Bronze w/ H.S.A (Prudent Buyer PPO/Small Grp)-CA PPO
Dignity Health EPO / PPO-CA
Dignity Health PHC EPO & HDP/HSA-CA
Dignity Health Ventura EPO/PPO-CA
EPO-CA
Gold (Prudent Buyer PPO/ Small Grp)-CA PPO
Gold 80 D EPO (Pathway - EPO/ Individual)-CA
Gold 80 EPO (Pathway X - EPO/ Individual via Exchange)-CA
Gold 80 EPO AI-AN (Pathway X - EPO/ Individual via Exchange)-CA
Gold Advantage-CA PPO
Gold EPO (Prudent Buyer / Small Grp)-CA PPO
Gold EPO (Prudent Buyer EPO/ Small Grp)-CA
Gold Select (Select PPO/ Small Grp)-CA PPO
Lumenos Plans-CA PPO
Major Risk Medical Insurance Program (MRMIP) - Prudent Buyer-CA PPO
MemorialCare Custom-CA PPO
Minimum Coverage D EPO (Pathway - EPO/ Individual)-CA
Minimum Coverage EPO (Pathway X - EPO/ Individual via Exchange)-CA
National (BlueCard Basic) PPO
National (BlueCard) PPO
Pathway X - EPO Network-CA
PERS Choice / PERSCare Providers-CA PPO
Platinum (Prudent Buyer PPO/ Small Grp)-CA PPO
Platinum 90 D EPO (Pathway - EPO/ Individual)-CA
Platinum 90 EPO (Pathway X - EPO/ Individual via Exchange)-CA
Platinum 90 EPO AI-AN (Pathway X - EPO/ Individual via Exchange)-CA
Platinum Select (Select PPO/ Small Grp)-CA PPO
Select (PERS Select Providers)-CA PPO
Select PPO (Select Network)-CA PPO
Select-CA PPO
Silver (Prudent Buyer PPO/ Small Grp)-CA PPO
Silver 70 EPO (Pathway X - EPO/ Individual via Exchange)-CA
Silver 70 EPO AI-AN (Pathway X - EPO/ Individual via Exchange)-CA
Silver 70 EPO Off Exchange-CA
Silver 73 EPO (Pathway X - EPO/ Individual via Exchange)-CA
Silver 87 EPO (Pathway X - EPO/ Individual via Exchange)-CA
Silver 94 EPO (Pathway X - EPO/ Individual via Exchange)-CA
Silver Advantage-CA PPO
Silver EPO (Prudent Buyer EPO/ Small Grp)-CA
Silver EPO w/ H.S.A (Prudent Buyer/Small Grp)-CA PPO
Silver Select (Select PPO/ Small Grp)-CA PPO
Silver Select w/ H.S.A (Select PPO/ Small Grp)-CA PPO
Silver w/ H.S.A (Prudent Buyer PPO/Small Grp)-CA PPO
Tenet Network-CA PPO
Traditional
Traditional PPO
UC Care-CA PPO
UC CORE-CA PPO
UC Health Savings Plan-CA
UC High Option Supplement to Medicare-CA
UC Medicare with Prescription Drugs-CA PPO
UC Medicare without Prescription Drugs-CA PPO
UC Resident and Fellows-CA PPO
UCSHIP-CA PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
Advantage Preferred DirectAccess Plus PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of California PPO
Select PPO
CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
HealthyBlue 2.0
HealthyBlue Advantage
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
LocalPlus
Open Access Plus
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO

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About Me

Biography

Dr. Edwin Alvarez, MD is a Oncology Specialist in San Francisco, CA and has over 21 years of experience in the medical field. Dr. Alvarez has more experience...Read more

Specialties

  • Oncology

Education

2000
University Of California, San Diego, School Of Medicine
Medical School

Frequently Asked Questions

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

Dr. Alvarez frequently treats Gynecologic Neoplasms. See all practice areas where Dr. Alvarez specializes.

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

Dr. Alvarez's office is located at 1825 4th St Fl 6, San Francisco, CA 94143. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

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Locations

Practice

Ucsf Children Renal Center1825 4th St Fl 6 San Francisco, CA 94143
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Affiliated Hospitals

Dr. Alvarez is affiliated with the following hospitals. Select a hospital below to learn more.

Learn more about how Healthgrades measuresHospital Quality.

UC Davis Medical Center

Sacramento, CA

75% Patient Experience Rating, 6% higher than the national average

7 Awards Received

Award Highlight: America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™ (2021)

UCSF Medical Center at Parnassus

San Francisco, CA

82% Patient Experience Rating, 13% higher than the national average

15 Awards Received

Award Highlight: Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2021)

Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital and Trauma Center

San Francisco, CA

74% Patient Experience Rating, 5% higher than the national average