Dr. Nitza Alvarez Torres, MD

Dr. Nitza Alvarez Torres, MD

Cardiology  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 39
Dr. Nitza Alvarez Torres, MD is a cardiology specialist in The Villages, FL and has been practicing for 8 years. She graduated from Central University of The Caribbean / School of Medicine in 2003 and specializes in cardiology.Read her story

1400 N US Highway 441 Ste 537

The Villages, FL 32159

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care of Florida, Inc.
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Freedom Health
  • Golden Rule
  • Humana

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Top Care Areas

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

Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
very high
more than 98% of peers
Heart Disease
very high
more than 98% of peers
Vascular Disease
very high
more than 97% of peers

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Dr. Alvarez Torres' bio

This content was provided by Dr. Alvarez Torres "Dr. Nitza I. Alvarez is the oldest of 10 siblings which has made her very determined and has helped to build up her personality and charisma. She was born in Ponce, Puerto Rico where she completed her medical school with honors, becoming a member of Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society- Gamma Chapter, a professional medical organization, that recognizes and advocates for excellence in scholarship, and the highest ideals in the profession of medicine. She moved to Albany NY, where she completed her residency in Internal Medicine and fellowship in cardiovascular diseases, and subsequently moved to Florida where she has been providing care for her patients with her vast experience and knowledge in the management of cardiovascular disease. She is Board Certified in Cardiovascular Disease by the American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM), on Adult Echocardiography by the American Society of Echocardiography(ASE), and Nuclear Cardiology by the American Society of Nuclear Cardiology (ASNC). She is a Professional member of the American College of Cardiology (ACC), American Heart Association (AHA-ASA), ASE, and ASNC. Dr. Alvarez has an expertise in management of Women's Heart Disease, and shares a special interest in management of arrhythmias and preventive cardiovascular medicine. In fact, she is an avid runner and believes that healthy lifestyle is the beginning of better heart health. In her spare time she enjoys spending time with her 2 precious children and her amazing husband (as she likes to refer to him). She maintains privileges at the following hospitals: The Villages Regional Hospital (TVRH) Leesburg Regional Medical Center (LRMC). "
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Alvarez Torres "My goal is to enhance quality-of-life and promote cardiovascular health awareness, while delivering the best patient care"

1  Specialties

  • Cardiology

3  Board Certifications

  • Cardiovascular Disease
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Nuclear Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Nuclear Medicine*

56  Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Aneurysm and Dissection of Heart
  • Aneurysm of Heart
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Chest Pain
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Coarctation of the Aorta
  • Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Endocarditis
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Disease in Women
  • Heart Murmur
  • Heart Palpitations
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart Disease
  • Hypotension
  • Limb Swelling
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Lipidoses (incl. Gaucher Disease)
  • Marfan Syndrome
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Septal Defect
  • Syncope
  • Thrombosis
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Vascular Disease
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24  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Florida.

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.


  • Central University of The Caribbean / School of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 2003
  • Albany Med Center Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2007
  • Albany Med Center Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2010

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Alvarez Torres has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Alvarez Torres' Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Alvarez Torres to family and friends
28 total reviews (9 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (28)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Alvarez Torres' Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes
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Patient Comments (9)

Outstanding professional who probably saved my life. Truly cares for her patients. Professional staff. Highly recommend her for any cardiovascular preventative health or care needs. Outstanding!
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Dr. Alvarez explains all procedures thoroughly,reasons for med changes and need for additional treatments.. She is very personable, caring, pleasant and checks to assure that all instructions are understood. I have, and would continue to, recommend her to anyone in need of a cardiologist.
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Dr. Alvarez is a warm, welcoming, inspiring cardiologist. My husband and I both go to her and she not only takes the time needed to answer questions and give information, but she and her staff treat you like one of the family. I can't imagine ever going to another cardiologist. Who else would...more
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My father was treated by her today for aortic stenosis. I'm a physician and recognize quality of care. Dr Alvarez is bright, compassionate, capable and a diamond in the rough. I highly recommend her as a cardiologist for both critical and common cardiac disorders. I'm so happy my father has her as...more
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Fantastic MD---Smart, caring and very professional with a tremendous personality
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