Dr. Jorge A. Alvarez, MD

Dr. Jorge A. Alvarez, MD

Cardiology | Male | 42 years old

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Our group of 30 heart specialists includes the finest electrophysiologists, interventionists and general cardiologists in San Antonio and South Texas. We specialize in the diagnosis and treatment of heart and cardiovascular disease and peripheral vascular disease. We are accepting new patients. We look forward to meeting you!Read more

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in San Antonio, TX |
Very thoughtful and listened to my complaints. Even though I know he was very busy he spent time with me like I was his only patient of the day.
in Boerne, TX |
Super Experience going through the TAVR process. Dr. Alvarez is super excellent and al of his Associates and office personnel are superb.
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Dr. Alvarez's Care Philosophy

Our group of 30 heart specialists includes the finest electrophysiologists, interventionists and general cardiologists in San Antonio and South Texas. We specialize in the diagnosis and treatment of heart and cardiovascular disease and peripheral vascular disease. We are accepting new patients. We look forward to meeting you!

Dr. Alvarez's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  •  Specializes in Cardiology
  •  Board certified in Cardiology, Cardiovascular Disease, Internal Medicine and Interventional Cardiology
  •  No malpractice claims found
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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  • Cardiology
  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Internal Medicine
  • Interventional Cardiology

Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA)
  • Aneurysm
  • Aneurysm of Heart
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Atrial Septal Defect
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Chest Pain
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Artery Aneurysm
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Endocarditis
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Murmur
  • Heart Palpitations
  • Heart Tumors, Benign
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart Disease
  • Hypotension
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Mesenteric Artery Ischemia
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Patent Foramen Ovale (PFO)
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Peripheral Artery Disease
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Renal Artery Stenosis (RAS)
  • Resistant Hypertension
  • Rheumatic Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Secondary Hypertension
  • Thrombosis
  • Vascular Disease

Education

  • Medical School
    University of Texas Medical School At San Antonio

    Graduated in 2000

  • Internship Hospital
    University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio

    Completed in 2001

  • Residency Hospital
    University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio

    Completed in 2003

  • Fellowship Hospital
    University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

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Specialties

  • Cardiology
  • Interventional Cardiology

Procedures Performed

  • Angioplasty
  • Aortic Valve Surgery
  • Automatic Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) Implantation
  • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
  • Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Cardiac Imaging
  • Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
  • Cardiovascular Stress Test
  • Carotid Artery Stent Placement
  • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
  • Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
  • Echocardiography
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Impella Device
  • Mitral Valve Surgery
  • Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
  • Non-Surgical Closure of Heart Defects
  • PFO Repair
  • Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
  • Percutaneous Balloon Valvuloplasty
  • Percutaneous Management of Valvular Heart Disease
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Pulmonary Valve Surgery
  • Rotational Atherectomy
  • Thrombolysis
  • Thrombolytic Therapy
  • Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR)
  • Transradial Catheterization
  • Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)
  • Vascular Duplex Ultrasonography and Plethysmography

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