Dr. Jose Alvarez, MD

Dr. Jose Alvarez, MD

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Cardiovascular & Pulmonary Diseases  ·  
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63 y/o
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Dr. Jose Alvarez, MD is a cardiovascular & pulmonary disease specialist in Plantation, FL and has been practicing for 31 years. He specializes in cardiovascular & pulmonary diseases, pulmonary disease, and more.Read his story

West Broward Pulmonary Consultants

201 NW 82nd Ave Ste 105

Plantation, FL 33324
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
  • CareOregon
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Community Health Choice
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Coventry Health Care of Florida
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • Humana
  • Peach State Health Plan
  • UnitedHealthCare

Background Check

No malpractice claims found for Florida
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Alvarez's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Respiratory Management
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Dr. Alvarez performs Respiratory Management more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Alvarez performs this procedure more than 100% of his peers

Low Blood Oxygen Level
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very high

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Dr. Alvarez treats Low Blood Oxygen Level more than 100% of his peers

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

Asthma
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very high

Treatment Frequency

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

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

Dr. Alvarez's conditions and procedures:

Acidosis
Acute Bronchitis
Acute Pharyngitis
Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
Alkalosis
Arterial Blood Gas Test (ABG)
Asthma
Asthma in Adults
Autoimmune Diseases
Bronchiectasis
Bronchitis
Bronchoscopy
Bronchospasm
Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
Cough
Emphysema
Eosinophilic Asthma
Interstitial Lung Disease
Low Blood Oxygen Level
Lung Cancer
Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
Lung Nodule
Metastatic Respiratory System Cancer
Partial Lung Collapse
Pleural Effusion
Pneumonia
Pneumonitis (Due to Solids or Liquids)
Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
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
Smoking Cessation Counseling
Thoracentesis
Thrombosis
Tuberculosis
Vascular Disease
Wegener's Granulomatosis

About Me

Care Philosophy

treats each patient with their specific problem to the best of my ability

Specialties

  • Cardiovascular & Pulmonary Diseases
  • Internal Medicine
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Sleep Medicine

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Sleep Medicine

Education

  • 1987
    Lsu Med School
    Fellowship Hospital
    1987
  • 1984
    Sinai Hospital Of Baltimore
    Residency Hospital
    1984
  • 1982
    Sinai Hospital Of Baltimore
    Internship Hospital
    1982
  • 1980
    Universidad De Costa Rica, Facultad De Medicina
    Medical School
    1980
  • University Of Costa Rica / Faculty Of Medicine
    Undergraduate School

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

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Dr. Alvarez's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Alvarez

3.3

Based on 20 reviews

5 Stars
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2 Stars
10%
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1 Star
35%
(7)

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Average Wait Time
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  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
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Love Dr Alvarez, he got diagnosis right even when gastro was wrong. He gets me in quickly when I need urgent appts
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good caring doctor and very compassionate
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I saw Dr. Alvarez yesterday for the first time. He is very thorough and compassionate. The office staff are very friend and wanted to make sure I understood all the instructions regarding the medications prescribed.
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A very bad experience the team don't help you and the doctor is rude and no professional. I don't recommend at all.
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Dr. Alvarez let several warning signs pass him by. I was diagnosed with allergies and in fact one week later had water on my lung and had lung cancer. When we arrived at the office, my wife who is my caregiver and health care segregate was told she could not come into the office during the...Read More
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Locations

West Broward Pulmonary Consultants

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(954) 228-5906
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  • Hours
    • Mon: 9:00am - 5:00pm
    • Tue: 9:00am - 5:00pm
    • Wed: 9:00am - 5:00pm
    • Thu: 9:00am - 5:00pm
    • Fri: 9:00am - 5:00pm
    • Sat: closed
    • Sun: closed
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Insurance accepted

Accepted insurance can change. Please double-check when making an appointment.

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
Medicaid
AvMed
Open Access
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
Blue Care HMO
Blue Preferred Patient Care PPO
CareOregon
Medicaid
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
Open Access
Commercial Insurance Company
Community Health Choice
Medicaid
Coventry Health Care
Group Plan PPO
Coventry Health Care of Florida
Employer Group Open Access HMO
Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
Medicaid
Humana
Choice Care PPO
Peach State Health Plan
Medicaid
UnitedHealthCare
Choice Plus POS
Medicaid
Navigate HMO
Navigate POS
Neighborhood Health Partnership
Options PPO
United Healthcare

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