Dr. Ricardo Alvarez, MD

Dr. Ricardo Alvarez, MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 60
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Dr. Ricardo Alvarez, MD is an endocrinology, diabetes & metabolism specialist in Columbus, GA and has been practicing for 20 years. He graduated from Evangelical Univ Of El Salvador, Fac De Med in 1988 and specializes in endocrinology, diabetes & metabolism and internal medicine.

1005 Talbotton Rd Ste B

Columbus, GA 31904

Contact Information

(706) 507-7067

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CareOregon
  • CareSource
  • Cigna
  • Community Health Choice
  • Coventry Health Care of Georgia
  • Health Net
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Top Care Areas

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

Testicular Dysfunction
very high
more than 99% of peers
Hypothyroidism
very high
more than 99% of peers
Thyroid Disease
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.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Alvarez ""Passionately dedicated to patient welfare""

2  Specialties

  • Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism
  • Internal Medicine

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Alvarez does not have any board certifications listed.

59  Conditions Treated

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3  Procedures

  • Continuous Glucose Monitoring
  • Diabetes Counseling
  • Thyroid Fine Needle Aspiration Biopsy

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Georgia.

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

  • Evangelical Univ Of El Salvador, Fac De Med
    Medical School | Graduated 1988
  • Mount Sinai School Of Medicine
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1994
  • Mount Sinai School Of Medicine
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1996
  • Beth Israel Medical Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1998

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

3.9
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Alvarez to family and friends
14 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (14)

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

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

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Patient Comments (2)

Staff are disorganized and do not do what they say they will do. I became extremely frustrated with the repeated lack or response from the staff. Dr. Alvarez did not seem to remember anything about my case, and gave conflicting advice. He told me that he would schedule certain tests, which never...more
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I think Dr. Alvarez is an awesome doctor! He will try to get it right the first time, however, if something isn't working, he will try and try and try again until he finds the right mix of medication that works. He is also willing to try what the patients wants to try to see if that works as well....more
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