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Dr. Jorge Alvarez, MD

Pulmonary Disease ·  Male · Age 58

Dr. Alvarez

Dr. Jorge Alvarez, MD is a pulmonologist in Council Bluffs, IA and has been practicing for 27 years. He graduated from Universidad Central Del Este (Uce), Facultad De Medicina in 1983 and specializes in pulmonary disease.


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(712) 396-4295

Dr. Alvarez accepts the following insurance:

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Choice Plus POS II
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
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Dr. Alvarez's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Wheezing
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Alvarez treats Wheezing more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Alvarez treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Emphysema
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Alvarez treats Emphysema more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Alvarez treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Sleep Disorders
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Alvarez treats Sleep Disorders more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Alvarez treats this condition more than 99% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Acute insomnia
  • Advanced Sleep Phase Disorder
  • Breathing-Related Sleep Disorders
  • Central Sleep Apnea
  • Circadian Rhythm Sleep Disorder
  • Delayed Sleep Phase Disorder
  • Drug-Induced Insomnia
  • Endogenous Insomnia
  • Excessive Daytime Sleepiness
  • Fatal Familial Insomnia
  • Infantile Sleep Apnea
  • Insomnia
  • Insomnia With Sleep Apnea
  • Irregular Sleep-Wake Pattern
  • Jet Lag
  • Narcolepsy
  • Non-24-Hour Sleep-Wake Syndrome
  • Pediatric Sleep Disorders
  • Primary Insomnia
  • Problem Sleepiness
  • Psychophysiological Insomnia
  • Psycho-Reactive Insomnia
  • REM Sleep Behavior Disorder
  • Secondary Insomnia
  • Shift Work Sleep Disorder
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep-Talking
  • Sleep-Walking

Dr. Alvarez's conditions and procedures:

  • Abscess
  • Acidosis
  • Acute Bronchitis
  • Acute Lower Respiratory Infection
  • Acute Pharyngitis
  • Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
  • Alkalosis
  • Arterial Blood Gas Test (ABG)
  • Asthma
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bronchiectasis
  • Bronchiolitis
  • Bronchitis
  • Bronchoscopy
  • Chronic Pharyngitis
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
  • Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP)
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Cough
  • Cryptococcosis
  • Emphysema
  • Empyema
  • Eosinophilic Asthma
  • Fungal Infections
  • Histoplasmosis
  • Influenza (Flu)
  • Interstitial Lung Disease
  • Low Blood Oxygen Level
  • Lung Abscess
  • 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 Arteriovenous Malformation
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Pulmonary Function Test
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Insufficiency
  • Respiratory Failure
  • Respiratory Management
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Shortness of Breath
  • Sinusitis
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Swine Flu
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thrombosis
  • Valley Fever
  • Vascular Disease
  • Viral Infection
  • Wheezing

About Me

Biography

Dr. Jorge Alvarez, MD is a pulmonologist in Council Bluffs, IA and has been practicing for 27 years. He graduated from Universidad Central Del Este (Uce), Facultad De Medicina in 1983 and specializes in pulmonary disease.

Specialties

  • Pulmonary Disease

Board Certifications

  • Critical Care Medicine
  • Internal Medicine
  • Pulmonary Disease

Education

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

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

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