Dr. Luz Alvarez, MD

Dr. Luz Alvarez, MD

Gastroenterology  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 58
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Dr. Luz Alvarez, MD is a gastroenterology specialist in Johnstown, NY and has been practicing for 33 years. She graduated from SUNY Upstate Med Univ in 1985 and specializes in gastroenterology.

434 S Kingsboro Ave

Johnstown, NY 12095

Contact Information

(518) 752-5275

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
  • Cigna
  • EmblemHealth
  • Excellus BlueCross BlueShield
  • Fidelis Care
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • 3 More

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Top Care Areas

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

Esophageal Diseases
very high
more than 99% of peers
Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
very high
more than 99% of peers
Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
very high
more than 99% 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

  • Gastroenterology

2  Board Certifications

  • Gastroenterology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

79  Conditions Treated

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3  Procedures

Background Check

1 Malpractice Claim
  • Settlement : 9/16/2015
    Amount or Range: Average
    Nature of Complaint: Zip Code or County of Event: 12010
    State: New York
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

  • SUNY Upstate Med Univ
    Medical School | Graduated 1985
  • Albany Memorial Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Albany Memorial Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Albany Memorial Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Alvarez has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Alvarez has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Alvarez's Reviews

4.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Alvarez to family and friends
12 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (12)

  • 5
    (9)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (3)

Dr. Alvarez's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

Dr. Álvarez is an excellent gastroenterologist! I have been battling gastritis for a year. She did an endoscopy and found I had gastritis. The lining of my esophagus was also irritated, which explained why I had problems with my vocal cords. This was a problem because I am a college professor. I...more
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