Dr. Federico Alva, MD

Dr. Federico Alva, MD

Obstetrics & Gynecology | Male | 76 years old

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Dr. Federico Alva, MD
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  • Internship Hospital
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  • Fellowship Hospital
  • Undergraduate School
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      Dr. Alva accepts 9 insurance carriers

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      9 Insurance Carriers Accepted*

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

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      3.2 based on 9 responses
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      • Trustworthiness
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      • Helpfulness
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      • Staff
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      • Scheduling
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      Experience with Dr. Alva
      • Level of trust in provider's decisions
         (9)
      • How well provider explains medical condition(s)
         (9)
      • How well provider listens and answers questions
         (9)
      • Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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      Dr. Alva's Office & Staff
      • Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
         (8)
      • Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
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      • Staff friendliness and courteousness
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      • Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
        10 – 15 minutes (8)
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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.
      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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      Specialties

      • Obstetrics & Gynecology

      Board Certifications

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      • Obstetrics & Gynecology

      Conditions Treated

      • Cervical Cancer
      • Cervical Polyps
      • Cervicitis
      • Chronic Pelvic Pain
      • Encounters for Normal Pregnancies
      • Endometriosis
      • High Risk Pregnancy
      • Hyperlipidemia
      • Hypertension
      • Hypertension Complicating Pregnancy, Childbirth and Postpartum
      • Infertility
      • Mastodynia
      • Menopausal and Postmenopausal Disorders
      • Menopause
      • Menstrual Disorders (incl. Dysmenorrhea)
      • Osteoporosis
      • Ovarian Cancer
      • Ovarian Cysts
      • Pap Smear Abnormalities
      • Pregnancy-Related Disorders
      • Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)
      • Symptomatic Menopause
      • Uterine Cancer
      • Uterine Diseases
      • Uterine Fibroids
      • Uterine Prolapse
      • Vaginal and Pelvic Prolapse
      • Vaginitis and-or Vaginosis

      Procedures Performed

      • Colposcopy
      • C-Section
      • Destruction or Excision of Lesion of Cervix (incl. LEEP)
      • 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

      • Medical School
        Universidad Nacional De Trujillo, Programa Academico De Medicina Humana
      • Internship Hospital
        Flushing Hospital Med Center

        Completed in 1972

      • Residency Hospital
        Jewish Hospital Med Center

      Awards & Recognition

      • Awards & Honors
        • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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      Languages Spoken

      • English
      • Spanish
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      Dr. Alva's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

      • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
      • Specializes in Obstetrics & Gynecology
      • Board certified in Obstetrics & Gynecology
      • No malpractice claims found
      • No sanctions found
      • No board actions found
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      Dr. Alva's Office & Staff

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      Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
      Staff friendliness and courteousness
      Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
      10 – 15 minutes

      Experience with Dr. Alva

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      How well provider explains medical condition(s)
      How well provider listens and answers questions
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      Dr. Alva's Care Philosophy

      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.