Dr. Joseph Toothaker-Alvarez, MD

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Dr. Joseph Toothaker-Alvarez, MD

Pain Medicine | Male

Space City Pain Specialists 17448 Highway 3 Ste 136, Webster, TX 77598 Get Directions
(281) 338-4443

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Dr. Toothaker-Alvarez specializes in Pain Medicine and practices in Webster, TX. He practices at 1 location.

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  • Cigna
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  • Principal Life
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1.9 based on 19 responses
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  • How well provider explains medical condition(s)
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  • How well provider listens and answers questions
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  • Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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  • Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
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  • Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
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  • Staff friendliness and courteousness
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  • Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    31 – 45 minutes (19)
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Dr. Alvarez is an awesome doctor with a great bed side manner. His office staff leaves so much to be desired that they make him look incompetent. I rate Dr. Alvarez a 5, but his office staff a 1.
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Specialties

  • Pain Medicine

Board Certifications

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  • Anesthesiology
  • Pain Medicine

Conditions Treated

  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Back Pain
  • Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brachial Plexus Palsy
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cervical Radiculopathy
  • Cervical Spondylitis
  • Cervical Spondylolisthesis
  • Cervicogenic Headache
  • Chronic Back Pain
  • Chronic Joint Pain
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Chronic Postoperative Pain
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Degenerative Spine Disorders
  • Diabetic Neuropathy
  • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
  • Discogenic Pain
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Facet Joint Pain
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Fracture
  • Headache
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hip Pain
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Pain
  • Leg Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Disc Degeneration
  • Lumbar Herniated Disc
  • Lumbar Radiculopathy
  • Migraine
  • Mild Chronic Pain
  • Musculoskeletal Pain
  • Myelopathy
  • Neck Pain
  • Nerve Pain
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Phantom Limb Pain
  • Pinched Nerve in Back
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Severe Chronic Pain
  • Shoulder Pain
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Upper Back Pain

Procedures Performed

  • Botox® Injection
  • Cervical Epidural Steroid Injection
  • Cervical Facet Joint Injection
  • Cervical Medial Branch Block
  • Cervical Medial Branch Neurotomy
  • Chronic Pain Management
  • Discography
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Epidural Cortisone Injection
  • Epidural Steroid Injections
  • Facet Block
  • Facet Joint Injection
  • Facet Joint Nerve Ablation
  • Intrathecal Drug Delivery System Insertion
  • Joint Injection
  • Lumbar Discography
  • Lumbar Epidural Steroid Injection
  • Lumbar Facet Joint Injection
  • Lumbar Medial Branch Block
  • Lumbar Medial Branch Radiofrequency Neurotomy
  • Lumbar Selective Nerve Root Block
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Nerve Block, Sympathetic
  • Nerve Blocks
  • Nerve Destruction by Neurolytic Agent
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Peripheral Nerve Stimulation
  • Radiofrequency Nerve Ablation
  • Rhizotomy
  • Sacroiliac Joint Injection
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Spinal Injections
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Spinal Pump Implant
  • Stellate Ganglion Block
  • Steroid Injection
  • Thoracic Epidural Steroid Injection
  • Thoracic Facet Joint Injection
  • Trigger Point Injection

Background Check

  • 0
    Malpractice Claims

    No malpractice history found for Texas.

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  • 0
    Sanctions

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  • 0
    Board Actions

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Education

  • Medical School
    Michigan State University College Of Human Medicine

    Graduated in 1982

  • Internship Hospital
    University Of Michigan / Ann Arbor

    Completed in 1983

  • Residency Hospital
    University Of Michigan / Ann Arbor

    Completed in 1985

  • Fellowship Hospital
    Baylor College Of Med

    Completed in 1993

Awards & Recognition

  • Awards & Honors
    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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  • Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

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  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Pain Medicine
  • Board certified in Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Dr. Toothaker-Alvarez's Office & Staff

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Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
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Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
31 – 45 minutes

Experience with Dr. Toothaker-Alvarez

Level of trust in provider's decisions
How well provider explains medical condition(s)
How well provider listens and answers questions
Spends appropriate amount of time with patients