Dr. Joseph Alvarnas, MD

Hematology & Oncology  |  
Male  |  
Age 54
(1)
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Dr. Joseph Alvarnas, MD
Dr. Joseph Alvarnas, MD is a hematology & oncology doctor who practices in Duarte, CA. He is 54 years old and has been practicing for 28 years. Dr. Alvarnas is affiliated with City of Hope Helford Clinical Research Hospital.

1500 Duarte Rd

Duarte, CA 91010

Contact Information

(800) 826-4673

Dr. Joseph Alvarnas, MD

Dr. Joseph Alvarnas, MD

Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Affiliated Health Funds
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Benefit Panel Services
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Care 1st Health Plan
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • HealthSmart - Interplan Health Group
  • Private HealthCare Systems
  • Three Rivers Provider Network
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Acute Leukemia
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more than 48% of peers
Cancer
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more than 33% of peers
Blood Disorders
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more than 33% of peers

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Specialties

  • Hematology & Oncology
2

Board Certifications

  • Hematology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
31

Conditions Treated

  • Acute Leukemia
  • Acute Lymphoid Leukemia
  • Acute Myeloid Leukemia
  • All Lymphoma
  • Antiphospholipid Syndrome (APS)
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bleeding Disorders
  • Blood Disorders
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Burkitt's Lymphoma
  • Cancer
  • Central Nervous System Lymphoma
  • Coagulation Disorders (incl. Hemophilia)
  • Cryoglobulinemia
  • Hodgkin's Disease
  • Hypercoagulable State
  • Immune Thrombocytopenic Purpura (ITP)
  • Lymphoma
  • Lymphoma, Large-Cell
  • Lymphosarcoma
  • Myelodysplastic Syndromes
  • Myeloma
  • Nodular Lymphoma
  • Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma
  • Primary Central Nervous System Lymphoma
  • Primary Hypercoagulable State (incl. Factor V Leiden Disease)
  • Purpura
  • Reticulosarcoma
  • Thrombosis
  • Vascular Disease
2

Procedures

  • Bone Marrow Biopsy
  • HPC Transplantation (Stem Cell Transplant)

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

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 California At San Francisco
    Medical School | Graduated 1989
  • Stanford University Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Stanford University Medical Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Alvarnas has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Italian
  • Portuguese
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Alvarnas' Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Alvarnas to family and friends
5.0
based on 1 review
Dr. Alvarnas' Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well
    EXCELLENT
  • Answers Questions
    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent
    EXCELLENT
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment
    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness
    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time
    10 to 15 minutes
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Alvarnas accepts 13 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
  • Affiliated Health Funds
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
    Beech Street (Multiplan) PPO
  • Benefit Panel Services
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Care 1st Health Plan
  • Cigna
    Great West Healthcare-Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • HealthSmart - Interplan Health Group
    Interplan Health Group
  • Private HealthCare Systems
  • Three Rivers Provider Network
  • UnitedHealthCare
    United Healthcare

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

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