Dr. Federico Alva, MD

Dr. Federico Alva, MD

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Obstetrics & Gynecology  |  
Male  |  
77 y/o
(9)

Accepting new patients

Dr. Federico Alva, MD is an obstetrics & gynecology doctor who practices in Northridge, CA. He is 77 years old.

Dr. Federico Alva, MD

18433 Roscoe Blvd Ste 203

Northridge, CA 91325
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Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Care 1st Health Plan
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Health Net
  • Humana
  • UnitedHealthCare
  • WellPoint

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Top Care Areas

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Pap Smear Abnormalities
normal
more than 28% of peers
Encounters for Normal Pregnancies
normal
more than 8% of peers
C-Section
normal
more than 5% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Alva "I strive to to provide the most complete care to my patients in a caring and respectful manner. Areas of expertise: Obstetrics and Gynecology, Infertility."
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Specialties

  • Obstetrics & Gynecology
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Board Certifications

  • Obstetrics & Gynecology
    Accredited by: American Board of Obstetrics & Gynecology*
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Conditions Treated

  • Breast Pain
  • Encounters for Normal Pregnancies
  • Endometriosis
  • Infertility
  • Menopausal and Postmenopausal Disorders
  • Menopause
  • Menstrual Disorders (incl. Dysmenorrhea)
  • Pap Smear Abnormalities
  • Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)
  • Uterine Diseases
  • Uterine Fibroids
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Procedures

  • C-Section
  • Colposcopy
  • Destruction or Excision of Lesion of Cervix (incl. LEEP)
  • Dilation and Curettage
  • Endoscopy
  • Hysterectomy
  • Hysterectomy - Open
  • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
  • Vaginal Birth After Cesarean (VBAC)
  • Vaginal Delivery and VBAC

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

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

  • Universidad Nacional De Trujillo, Programa Academico De Medicina Humana
    Medical School | Graduated
  • Flushing Hospital Med Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1972
  • Jewish Hospital Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Alva has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Alva's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Alva to family and friends
3.2
based on 9 total reviews (3 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (9)

  • 5
    (5)
  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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  • 1
    (4)

Dr. Alva's Performance

Trustworthiness
GOOD
Explains condition(s) well
GOOD
Answers Questions
GOOD
Time well spent
GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
VERY GOOD
Office environment
VERY GOOD
Staff friendliness
VERY GOOD
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

in Granada Hills, CA |
Excellent doctor who provided wonderful care for me during the delivery of my two children. I would recommend him to anyone.
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in Northridge Ca |
Amazing doctor . He delivered my daughter via c section . Very professional and clean man . He's my obgyn now , don't trust anyone but him. I highly recommend him to any women . I love his staff , very friendly ladies . Clean enviroment.
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in Panorama City, CA |
our baby born under the assistance of this doctor he never tell us my wife and me about any complication during the pregnancy or during the delivery and our baby died 3 days later after born. And he didn't give us a reason.
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Alva accepts 9 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Care 1st Health Plan
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Health Net
  • Humana
  • UnitedHealthCare
    United Healthcare
  • WellPoint

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Hospitals where Dr. Alva has admitting privileges

Northridge Hospital Medical Center
18300 Roscoe Blvd
Northridge, CA 91325
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Providence Tarzana Medical Center
18321 Clark St
Tarzana, CA 91356
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