Dr. Ibrahim Alava III, MD

Dr. Ibrahim Alava III, MD

Ear, Nose, and Throat  ·  
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Age 37
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Dr. Ibrahim Alava III, MD is an otolaryngology (ear, nose & throat) specialist in Houston, TX and has been practicing for 5 years. He graduated from Univ Of Miami Sch Of Med in 2008 and specializes in ear, nose, and throat.

6400 Fannin St Ste 2700

Houston, TX 77030

Contact Information

(713) 500-5410

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • Cigna
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • Molina Healthcare
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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

Outer Ear Infection
very high
more than 95% of peers
Larynx Conditions
very high
more than 94% of peers
Earwax Buildup
very high
more than 93% of peers

Dr. Alava III'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

  • Ear, Nose, and Throat

1  Board Certifications

  • Otolaryngology
    Accredited by: American Board of Otolaryngology*

71  Conditions Treated

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28  Procedures

  • Adenoidectomy
  • Antrostomy and Antrotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Cervical Lymph Node Dissection
  • Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP)
  • Diagnostic Nasal and-or Sinus Endoscopy
  • Ear Surgery
  • Ear Tube Placement
  • Endoscopic Sinus Surgery
  • ENT Surgery
  • Ethmoidectomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Excision of Parotid, Sublingual, or Submandibular Gland
  • Facial Reconstruction
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Intranasal or Sinus Procedure
  • Laryngoscopy
  • Nasal Septum Surgery (Septoplasty)
  • Nasal Surgery
  • Nose Plastic Surgery (Rhinoplasty)
  • Parathyroidectomy
  • Sinus Surgery
  • Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Thyroid Surgery
  • Thyroidectomy
  • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Tonsillectomy
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Vestibule and Floor of Mouth, Excision or Destruction

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Texas.

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

  • Florida Atlantic University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 2002
  • Univ Of Miami Sch Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 2008
  • University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2009
  • University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2013

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Alava III has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Alava III's Reviews

5.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Alava III to family and friends
8 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (8)

  • 5
    (8)
  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Alava III'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 (3)

One word describes this doctor awesome. He is the kindest, most personable, doctor I have ever met. He was not in a rush, listened to me, and responded in a professional manner using language I could understand. He discusses all avenues of option and treatment modality. He is a gifted health care...more
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Dr Alava operated on my husband to remove an aggressive skin cancer on the side of his face near his left ear, and did so with utter professionalism, excellence and an amazing bedside manner. He spent as much time with us as we required for him to explain the procedure, what he found and ...more
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I met Dr. Ibrahim Alava at LBJ Hospital in Houston, TX. He performed my Nasal Polyps removal several months ago and has been my follow-up ENT provider since. Every visit I have had with Dr. Alava, he has provided exceptional customer service. He is punctual with appointments and is impressively...more
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