Dr. Luis Alvarez, MD

Dr. Luis Alvarez, MD

Nephrology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 48
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Dr. Luis Alvarez, MD is a nephrology specialist in Palo Alto, CA and has been practicing for 20 years. He graduated from David Geffen School Of Medicine At UCLA, University Of California, Los Angeles in 1998 and specializes in nephrology.

795 El Camino Real

Palo Alto, CA 94301

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Alvarez performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Hyperkalemia
very high
more than 95% of peers
Mineral Metabolism Disorders
very high
more than 92% of peers
Secondary Renovascular Hypertension
very high
more than 92% of peers

Dr. Alvarez's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

1  Specialties

  • Nephrology

1  Board Certifications

  • Nephrology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

40  Conditions Treated

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2  Procedures

  • Hemodialysis
  • Peritoneal Dialysis

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

  • David Geffen School Of Medicine At UCLA, University Of California, Los Angeles
    Medical School | Graduated 1998
  • Stanford University Hospital & Clinics
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1999
  • Stanford University Hospital & Clinics
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Stanford University Hospital & Clinics
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Alvarez has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Russian
  • Spanish
  • Tagalog

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Alvarez's Reviews

2.3
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Alvarez to family and friends
3 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (3)

  • 5
    (1)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
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Dr. Alvarez's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    FAIR
  • Explains condition(s) well

    GOOD
  • Answers questions

    FAIR
  • Time well spent

    GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

This doctor said there is nothing he could do for my wife. Totally arrogant. My wife has a different Dr David Taylor who is a great doctor and actually shows compassion
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