Dr. Jorge Alvarez, MD

Pulmonology  |  
Male  |  
Age 56
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Dr. Jorge Alvarez, MD
Dr. Jorge Alvarez, MD is a pulmonology doctor who practices in Council Bluffs, IA. He is 56 years old and has been practicing for 34 years. Dr. Alvarez is affiliated with Chi Health Lakeside, Chi Health Bergan Mercy, Chi Health Immanuel and Chi Health Midlands.

1 Edmundson Pl Ste 312

Council Bluffs, IA 51503

Contact Information

(712) 396-4295

Dr. Jorge Alvarez, MD

Dr. Jorge Alvarez, MD

Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • Wellmark Blue Cross and Blue Shield

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

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COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
very high
more than 99% of peers
Pulmonary Disease
very high
more than 99% of peers
Emphysema
very high
more than 98% of peers

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Specialties

  • Pulmonology
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Board Certifications

  • Critical Care Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Pulmonary Disease
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
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Conditions Treated

  • Acidosis
  • Acute Bronchitis
  • Acute Lower Respiratory Infection
  • Acute Pharyngitis
  • Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
  • Alkalosis
  • Asthma
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bronchiectasis
  • Bronchiolitis
  • Bronchitis
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
  • Cough
  • Cryptococcosis
  • Emphysema
  • Empyema
  • Fungal Infections
  • Histoplasmosis
  • Influenza (Flu)
  • Interstitial Lung Disease
  • Low Blood Oxygen Level
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Lung Nodule
  • Metastatic Respiratory System Cancer
  • Mycobacterial Lung Infection
  • Partial Lung Collapse
  • Pleural Effusion
  • Pneumonia
  • Pneumonitis (Due to Solids or Liquids)
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Eosinophilia
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Insufficiency
  • Respiratory Failure
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Shortness of Breath
  • Sinusitis
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Thrombosis
  • Valley Fever
  • Vascular Disease
  • Wheezing

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Procedures

  • Arterial Blood Gas Test (ABG)
  • Bronchoscopy
  • Pulmonary Function Test
  • Respiratory Management
  • Thoracentesis

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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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 Central Del Este (Uce), Facultad De Medicina
    Medical School | Graduated 1983
  • Trenton Affil Hosps
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1985
  • Trenton Affil Hosps
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1987
  • Baylor College Of Med
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1992

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Alvarez accepts 6 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
  • Wellmark Blue Cross and Blue Shield
    Alliance Select

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

Hospitals where Dr. Alvarez has admitting privileges

Chi Health Midlands
11111 S 84th St
Papillion, NE 68046
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Chi Health Bergan Mercy
7500 Mercy Rd
Omaha, NE 68124
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Chi Health Lakeside
16901 Lakeside Hills Ct
Omaha, NE 68130
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Chi Health Immanuel
6901 N 72nd St
Omaha, NE 68122
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