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

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Top Care Areas

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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
Low Blood Oxygen Level
very high
more than 99% of peers

Dr. Alvarez'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.

Dr. Alvarez's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Alvarez "spanish speaking very compassionate doctor"

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Alvarez "treats each patient with their specific problem to the best of my ability"

4  Specialties

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

3  Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Pulmonary Disease
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Sleep Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

43  Conditions Treated

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6  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Florida.

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

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

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Alvarez has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Alvarez's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Alvarez

3.2

Based on 19 reviews

5 Stars
52.63157894736842%
(10)
4 Stars
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2 Stars
10.526315789473685%
(2)
1 Star
36.8421052631579%
(7)

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good caring doctor and very compassionate
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May 09, 2018
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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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M.N. in Plantation, Fl – Jan 07, 2018
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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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Ft Lauderdale, FL – Feb 01, 2017
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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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Ken in Ft Lauderdale, FL – Dec 31, 2016
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I suffered a mini stroke and aspirated stomach contents into my lungs and drowned in my sleep. I spent 10 days in the ICU. Dr. Alvarez spent every day with me fighting to keep me alive. I have to thank god and Dr. Alvarez for giving me back my life. His vast knowledge and personal devotion to...Read More
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Ken Harlow in Fort Lauderdale, FL – Oct 13, 2016
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