Dr. Lizette Alvarez, MD

Physical Medicine & RehabilitationFemaleAge 56

Dr. Alvarez
Accepting new patients

Rehabilitation and Spasticity Specialists of St Louis

3009 N Ballas Rd Ste 323a Saint Louis, MO 63131

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(314) 942-2213

Dr. Lizette Alvarez, MD is a Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation Specialist in Saint Louis, MO. She is affiliated with medical facilities such as Barnes Jewish Hospital and Memorial Hospital Belleville. She is accepting new patients. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Alvarez to book an appointment.

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Experience
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No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Alvarez's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Gait Abnormality
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Alvarez treats Gait Abnormality more than 99% of her peers

Dr. Alvarez treats this condition more than 99% of her peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Antalgic Gait
  • Myopathic Gait
  • Scissoring Gait
  • Spastic Gait
  • Steepage Gait
Cerebral Palsy
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Alvarez treats Cerebral Palsy more than 93% of her peers

Dr. Alvarez treats this condition more than 93% of her peers

Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Alvarez treats Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot more than 90% of her peers

Dr. Alvarez treats this condition more than 90% of her peers

Dr. Alvarez's conditions and procedures:

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Arthritis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brachial Plexus Palsy
  • Brain Injury
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cauda Equina Syndrome
  • Cerebral Palsy
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chorea (Excluding Huntington's Chorea)
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Elbow Injuries
  • EMG (Electromyography)
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hip Pointer Injuries
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Drainage
  • Knee Disorders
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Leukodystrophy
  • Lipedema
  • Low Back Pain
  • Morton's Neuroma
  • Myelopathy
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Phantom Limb Pain
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Post-Concussion Syndrome
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Spasticity
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA)
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Sternum Fracture
  • Stiff-Man Syndrome
  • Stress Fracture of Foot
  • Stroke
  • Tension Headache
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Torticollis
  • Transcutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulation (TENS)
  • Trigger Finger
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Upper Back Pain
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate

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Dr. Alvarez accepts the following insurance:

AARP
Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Anthem
Alliance (Select Network)-MO
Alliance-MO EPO
Balanced Blue Access Choice-MO
Balanced Blue Access-MO
Balanced Blue Preferred-MO
Blue Access Choice (St Louis) (Select Network)-MO
Blue Access Choice - S-MO
Blue Access Choice-MO
Blue Access-MO
Blue Preferred (Blue Preferred / Small Grp)-MO
Blue Preferred (Select Network)-MO POS
Blue Preferred Network-MO
Blue Preferred Options-MO
Blue Preferred Plus-MO POS
Blue Preferred-MO HMO
Blue Traditional-MO
Bronze Blue Access Choice Plus-MO
Bronze Blue Access Choice-MO
Bronze Blue Access Plus-MO
Bronze Blue Access-MO
Bronze Blue Preferred Plus-MO
Bronze Blue Preferred-MO
Bronze Pathway for HSA-MO
Bronze Pathway X for HSA-MO
Bronze Pathway X-MO
Bronze Pathway-MO
Catastrophic Pathway X-MO
Catastrophic Pathway-MO
Gold Blue Access Choice Plus-MO
Gold Blue Access Choice-MO
Gold Blue Access Plus-MO
Gold Blue Access-MO
Gold Blue Preferred Options-MO
Gold Blue Preferred Plus-MO
Gold Blue Preferred-MO
Gold Pathway X-MO
Gold Pathway-MO
Lumenos Plans (Blue Access Choice)-MO
Lumenos plans (Blue Access)-MO
National (BlueCard Basic) PPO
National (BlueCard) PPO
Pathway X-MO
Pathway-MO
Preferred-Care Blue (KC) (Select Network)-MO
Silver Blue Access Choice Plus-MO
Silver Blue Access Choice-MO
Silver Blue Access Plus-MO
Silver Blue Access-MO
Silver Blue Preferred Options-MO
Silver Blue Preferred-MO
Silver Pathway for HSA-MO
Silver Pathway X for HSA-MO
Silver Pathway X-MO
Silver Pathway-MO
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
Blue Access Choice PPO
Blue Preferred Plus POS
Blue Preferred Select
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Cigna
Cigna PPO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
LocalPlus
Open Access
Open Access Plus
Coventry Health Care
Platinum PPO
Coventry Health Care of Missouri
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
HealthLink
HealthLink HMO
HealthLink POS
HealthLink PPO
Humana
Choice Care PPO
Choice PPO
Medicaid
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
UnitedHealthCare
Choice Plus POS
Navigate HMO
Navigate POS
Options PPO
United Healthcare POS

Dr. Alvarez's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Alvarez

4.3

Based on 16 ratings

5 Stars
75%
(12)
4 Stars
6.25%
(1)
3 Stars
0%
(0)
2 Stars
6.25%
(1)
1 Star
12.5%
(2)
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Dr. Alvarez and staff are always compassionate and caring. Very grateful to have them take care of us.
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Jun 19, 2019
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She is a very good and kind Doctor. Her staff is amazing!
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Dr. Alvarez is thorough and compassionate. Her staff is patient, kind and efficient.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
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Chesterfield, MO – Jan 27, 2019
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Dr. Alvarez is so Kind, for she takes her time to check on all of her patients and tries to figure out how she can Help us!!! I Highly reccomend her to All who have a Baclofen pump!!! :-)
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
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About Me

Biography

Dr. Alvarez is a specialist in physical medicine and rehabilitation. Her main focus is on the nonoperative care of all musculoskeletal and orthopaedic...Read more

Specialties

  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

Board Certifications

  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

Languages

  • English
  • Spanish

Awards

Frequently Asked Questions

Is Dr. Lizette Alvarez, MD accepting new patients?

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What are Dr. Lizette Alvarez, MD's top areas of care?

Dr. Alvarez frequently treats Gait Abnormality, Cerebral Palsy, and Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot. See all procedures and conditions Dr. Alvarez treats.

Where is Dr. Lizette Alvarez, MD's office located?

Dr. Alvarez's office is located at 3009 N Ballas Rd Ste 323a, Saint Louis, MO 63131. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

What languages does Dr. Lizette Alvarez, MD speak?

Dr. Alvarez speaks Spanish and English. View profile to see all.

Does Dr. Lizette Alvarez, MD offer telehealth services?

Dr. Alvarez has not yet indicated whether they offer telehealth services. Please contact the office to check for availability/eligibility.

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Locations

Rehabilitation and Spasticity Specialists of St Louis

Dermatological Svc of St Louis3009 N Ballas Rd Ste 323a Saint Louis, MO 63131
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Affiliated Hospitals

Dr. Alvarez is affiliated with the following hospitals. Select a hospital below to learn more.

Learn more about how Healthgrades measuresHospital Quality.

Barnes Jewish Hospital

Saint Louis, MO

77% Patient Experience Rating, 8% higher than the national average

11 Awards Received

Memorial Hospital Belleville

Belleville, IL

71% Patient Experience Rating, 2% higher than the national average

1 Award Received

Memorial Hospital East

Shiloh, IL

81% Patient Experience Rating, 12% higher than the national average

3 Awards Received

Award Highlight: Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2021)

Mercy Hospital St. Louis

Saint Louis, MO

77% Patient Experience Rating, 8% higher than the national average

18 Awards Received

Award Highlight: Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2019)

Missouri Baptist Medical Center

Saint Louis, MO

78% Patient Experience Rating, 9% higher than the national average

3 Awards Received