Dr. Miguel Alvelo-Rivera, MD

Dr. Miguel Alvelo-Rivera, MD

Thoracic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 52
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Dr. Miguel Alvelo-Rivera, MD is a thoracic surgery specialist in Detroit, MI and has been practicing for 15 years. He graduated from University Of Puerto Rico School Of Medicine in 1992 and specializes in thoracic surgery.

2799 W Grand Blvd Ste K16-C

Detroit, MI 48202

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • HAP Insurance
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • Priority Health

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Top Care Areas

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Lung Surgery
high
more than 88% of peers
Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
high
more than 85% of peers
Empyema
normal
more than 80% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Thoracic Surgery

2  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*
  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Thoracic Surgery*

30  Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cancer
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Empyema
  • Endocarditis
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Heart Disease
  • Lung Cancer
  • Mediastinal Tumors, Malignant
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Pleura Cancer
  • Pleural Cancer
  • Pleural Neoplasm, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Thrombosis
  • Vascular Disease

42  Procedures

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Background Check

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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Education

  • University Of Puerto Rico School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1992
  • U Pr
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1993
  • U Pr
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1997
  • University Of Pittsburgh
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2000
  • Univ Of Pittsburgh
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2003

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Alvelo-Rivera has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • Spanish
  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Alvelo-Rivera's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Alvelo-Rivera

3.4

Based on 5 reviews

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What People Say About Dr. Miguel Alvelo-Rivera, MD
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Poor bedside manners. After surgery calls family in waiting room vs coming out to speak direct. Only Dr. we have ever had that did this
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