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Dr. Jose Alvarez, MD

Dr. Jose Alvarez, MD

Cardiovascular & Pulmonary Diseases ·  Male · Age 63


Dr. Jose Alvarez, MD is a cardiovascular & pulmonary disease specialist in Plantation, FL and has been practicing for 32 years. He specializes in cardiovascular & pulmonary diseases, pulmonary disease, and more.


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(954) 228-5906

Dr. Alvarez accepts the following insurance:

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

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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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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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
  • Aneurysm
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Arterial Blood Gas Test (ABG)
  • Asthma
  • Asthma in Adults
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Benign Tumor
  • Bird Flu
  • Bronchiectasis
  • Bronchiolitis
  • Bronchitis
  • Bronchoscopy
  • Bronchospasm
  • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
  • Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Cardiac Imaging
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Cardioversion, Elective
  • Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
  • Chest Pain
  • Chronic Pharyngitis
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
  • Common Cold
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP)
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Cough
  • Emphysema
  • Endocarditis
  • Eosinophilic Asthma
  • Fungal Infections
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Murmur
  • Heart Palpitations
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart Disease
  • Hypotension
  • Influenza (Flu)
  • Interstitial Lung Disease
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Low Blood Oxygen Level
  • Lung Abscess
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Lung Nodule
  • Metastatic Respiratory System Cancer
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
  • Partial Lung Collapse
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • 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
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Respiratory Failure
  • Respiratory Management
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Shortness of Breath
  • Sinusitis
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Smoking Cessation Counseling
  • Swine Flu
  • Systemic Sclerosis
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thrombosis
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Tuberculosis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Wegener's Granulomatosis

About Me

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

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

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Likelihood to recommend Dr. Alvarez

3.3

Based on 20 reviews

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

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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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    • 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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