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Dr. Lizette Alvarez, MD

Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation ·  Female · Age 54

Dr. Alvarez

REHABILITATION MEDICINE SPECIALIST INCORPORATED

3009 N Ballas Rd # 323A Saint Louis, MO 63131

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Dr. Lizette Alvarez, MD is a physical medicine & rehabilitation specialist in Saint Louis, MO and has been practicing for 23 years. She graduated from Ponce School of Medicine in 1991 and specializes in physical medicine & rehabilitation.


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Dr. Alvarez accepts the following insurance:

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Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
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
Open Access
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

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Dr. Alvarez's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Arthritis of the Elbow
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Alvarez treats Arthritis of the Elbow more than 94% of her peers

Dr. Alvarez treats this condition more than 94% of her peers

Elbow Injuries
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Alvarez treats Elbow Injuries more than 93% of her peers

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

Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Alvarez treats Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot more than 92% of her peers

Dr. Alvarez treats this condition more than 92% of her peers

Dr. Alvarez's conditions and procedures:

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Ankle and Foot Instability or Derangement
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Arthritis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Injury
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cerebral Palsy
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chorea (Excluding Huntington's Chorea)
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Coccygeal Pain
  • Corticobasal Degeneration
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Injuries
  • EMG (Electromyography)
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Hand Conditions
  • Heel Spur
  • Hip Pointer Injuries
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Drainage
  • Knee Disorders
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Leukodystrophy
  • 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
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Phantom Limb Pain
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Post-Concussion Syndrome
  • Postherpetic Neuralgia
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rasmussen's Syndrome
  • Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Spasticity
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Sternum Fracture
  • Stiff-Man Syndrome
  • Stroke
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Torticollis
  • Transcutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulation (TENS)
  • Trigger Finger
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Upper Back Pain
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate

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 injuries as well as neurorehabilitatis (MS, stroke, spinal cord injuries and brain injuries). Her ...

Specialties

  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

Board Certifications

  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

Education

1996
University of Virginia
Fellowship Hospital
1996
University of Virginia
Residency Hospital
1992
University of Virginia
Internship Hospital
1991
Ponce School of Medicine
Medical School
1987
Washington University, St Louis
Undergraduate School
1996
1996
1992
1991
1987

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

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4.3

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4 Stars
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3 Stars
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2 Stars
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1 Star
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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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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.
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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!!! :-)
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