Dr. Maria Alvarez, MD

Dr. Maria Alvarez, MD

Neurology  |  
Female  |  
Age 47
(25)
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Dr. Maria Alvarez, MD is a neurology doctor who practices in San Antonio, TX. She is 47 years old.

255 E Sonterra Blvd Ste 211

San Antonio, TX 78258

Contact Information

(210) 656-2333

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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

Gait Abnormality
very high
more than 99% of peers
All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
very high
more than 99% of peers
Brain Disorders
very high
more than 99% of peers

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Specialties

  • Neurology
  • Neurological Movement Disorders
1

Board Certifications

  • Neurology
    Accredited by: American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology*
67

Conditions Treated

  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Alzheimer's Disease
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Brain Disorders
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Palsy
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Chorea (Excluding Huntington's Chorea)
  • Chronic Pain
  • Cluster Headache
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Concussion
  • Confusion
  • Dementia
  • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Diplopia
  • Dystonia
  • Epilepsy
  • Essential Tremor
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Headache
  • Herniated Disc
  • Huntington's Disease
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Inflammatory and Toxic Neuropathy
  • Insomnia
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Meningiomas
  • Migraine
  • Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
  • Myasthenia Gravis
  • Myelopathy
  • Myoclonus
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Parkinson's Disease
  • Parkinsonism
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Polyneuropathy Due to Alcohol and Drugs
  • Post-Concussion Syndrome
  • Progressive Supranuclear Palsy (PSP)
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
  • Restless Leg Syndrome
  • Seizure Disorders
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Disorders
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Syncope
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Thrombosis
  • Tic Disorders
  • Tourette's Syndrome
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
  • Tremor
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vertigo

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Procedures

  • EEG (Electroencephalogram)
  • Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Texas.

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

Education data for Dr. Alvarez is unavailable at this time.

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Alvarez has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Alvarez's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Alvarez to family and friends
2.1
based on 25 total reviews (6 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (25)

  • 5
    (5)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (2)
  • 1
    (16)

Dr. Alvarez's Performance

Trustworthiness
FAIR
Explains condition(s) well
FAIR
Answers Questions
FAIR
Time well spent
FAIR

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
GOOD
Office environment
VERY GOOD
Staff friendliness
VERY GOOD
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (6)

San Antonio, TX |
I have never been treated so poorly by a doctor. I ruly wonder why she is in practice. She clearly only wants to treat Parkinson’s, so if that’s not your problem, seek Care elsewhere. She didn’t even bother to listen to the reason I was there. It certainly seemed all she wanted to do was to get...more
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San Antonio, TX |
Dr Alvarez is a GREAT doctor, most of her staff is friendly. While you are always expecting to have a warm welcoming and pleasant experience it was not the case when scheduling your appointment and when speaking to either Janice Ackson or Tony Chamber(which is EXTREMELY rude and unprofessional)....more
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in San Antonio, TX |
I came to Doctor Alvarez after my old pain clinic doc couldn't get what I needed for my migraines. Changed to a new pain clinic and my doc recommended Dr. Alvarez as my new Neurologist, since I was looking for a new Neurologist as well. 1st visit she got what was needed in no time and I haven't...more
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San Antonio, TX |
We love Dr Alvarez, but not her office staff. The young lady that works the front desk struggles with something every time we go in for an appointment.
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in san antonio, tx |
She has helped my wife with migraines es for the last 2 years and is great. I wouldn't take her to see anyone else.
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Alvarez accepts 8 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
    Blue Choice
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
    Preferred PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice Plus POS
    Navigate HMO
    Navigate POS
    Options PPO

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Hospitals where Dr. Alvarez has admitting privileges

Methodist Ambulatory Surgery Hospital - Northwest
9150 Huebner Rd
San Antonio, TX 78240
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