Dr. Gilberto Alvarez, MD

Dr. Gilberto Alvarez, MD

Dermatology  ·  
Dr. Gilberto Alvarez, MD is a dermatologist in New York, NY and has been practicing for 15 years. He graduated from University of Puerto Rico School of Medicine - M.D. in 2003 and specializes in dermatology.Read his story

130 W 42nd St Ste 1900

New York, NY 10036

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • 1199SEIU
  • AARP
  • Aetna
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Cigna
  • Connecticare
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • First Medical Health Plan, Inc.
  • Group Health Incorporated (GHI)
  • 8 More

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Top Care Areas

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Skin Infections
very high
more than 99% of peers
very high
more than 98% of peers
Hair Loss
very high
more than 97% of peers

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Dr. Alvarez's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Alvarez "Gilberto Alvarez, MD, FAAD is a Dermatologist (Skin Specialist) - General practicing in New York, NY PRACTICE EHR CureMD PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATION American Academy of Dermatology FORMS OF PAYMENT We accept cash and Credit Cards. We also offer financing through Care Credit. INSURANCES ACCEPTED Aetna HIP of NY United Healthcare 1199 AARP Beech Street Cigna Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield Everett GHI Great West Health Net Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield Humana Magna Care Medicare Oxford Empire Plan Well Care Touch Stone Connecticare First Health – PHS OFFICE HOURS Monday to Friday: 7:30 AM – 8:00 PM "

1  Specialties

  • Dermatology

1  Board Certifications

  • Dermatology
    Accredited by: American Board of Dermatology*

87  Conditions Treated


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42  Procedures

  • Abscess Incision and Drainage
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Acne Surgery
  • Biological Therapy
  • Biopsy
  • Botox® Injection
  • Chemodenervation
  • Condyloma Destruction
  • Cryosurgery
  • Cryosurgery for Skin Lesions
  • Cryotherapy for Warts
  • Cyst Aspiration
  • Dermal Filler
  • Destruction of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Destruction of Penile Lesion
  • Electrocautery
  • Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Cyst
  • Excision of Skin Cancer
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Excisional Biopsy
  • Foreign Body Removal
  • Fractional Eyelift
  • Fractional Non-Ablative Laser Treatment
  • Hair Removal
  • Laceration Repair
  • Laser Skin Resurfacing
  • Mole Evaluation
  • Mole Removal
  • Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation
  • Photorejuvenation
  • Removal of Condyloma
  • Skin Biopsy
  • Skin Cancer Removal
  • Skin Lesion Removal
  • Skin Resurfacing
  • Skin Screenings
  • Skin Surgery
  • Steroid Injection
  • Wart Removal
  • Wart Treatment


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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for New York.

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.


  • University of Puerto Rico School of Medicine - M.D.
    Medical School | Graduated 2003
  • Dermatology - University of Puerto Rico School of Medicine
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Internal Medicine - University of Puerto Rico School of Medicine
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Alvarez has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Farsi
  • French
  • German
  • Portuguese
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Alvarez's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Alvarez to family and friends
10 total reviews (4 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (10)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Alvarez's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

Dr. Alvarez is a wonderful doctor. My 15 year old son had terrible acne and with Dr. Alvarez's treaments, his face is clear. The doctor is a good listener, he understands how to talk to teens and adults, his office staff is friendly and helpful. I have never had a problem getting an appointment and...more
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Just had my first visit with Dr Alvarez. Such a nice man. Went for a skin check and he was very thorough. Took his time and answered all questions. My husband was very happy with him as well. I definitely recommend this doctor.
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Dr. Alvarez is wonderful! Truly the best dermatologist! He really takes the time to listen and answer all of my questions. He put me on a treatment plan that has my skin condition under control for the first time in years. Highly recommend!
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Fantastic doctor - great practice, really nice, very knowledgeable. Would recommend 100%. Office also very organized - in and out kind of practice, the best kind of health care.
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