Dr. Ronald Alvarez, MD

Dr. Ronald Alvarez, MD

Ear, Nose, and Throat  ·  
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Age 53
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Dr. Ronald Alvarez, MD is an otolaryngology (ear, nose & throat) specialist in Cumming, GA and has been practicing for 21 years. He graduated from Umdnj--Robert Wood Johnson Medical School in 1992 and specializes in ear, nose, and throat, sleep medicine, and more.

1100 Northside Forsyth Dr Ste 490

Cumming, GA 30041

Contact Information

(678) 746-5920

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Humana
  • Kaiser Permanente
  • Medicaid
  • MultiPlan
  • Principal Financial Group
  • UnitedHealthCare
  • 2 More

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Top Care Areas

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

Diagnostic Nasal and-or Sinus Endoscopy
very high
more than 99% of peers
Sinus Surgery
very high
more than 99% of peers
Headache
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.

3  Specialties

  • Ear, Nose, and Throat
  • Sleep Medicine
  • Sleep Medicine Otolaryngology

2  Board Certifications

  • Otolaryngology
    Accredited by: American Board of Otolaryngology*
  • Sleep Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Otolaryngology*

69  Conditions Treated

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33  Procedures

  • Ablation or Excision of Nasal Turbinates
  • Adenoidectomy
  • Antrostomy and Antrotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Balloon Sinuplasty
  • Cervical Lymph Node Dissection
  • Cochlear Implant Insertion
  • Diagnostic Nasal and-or Sinus Endoscopy
  • Ear Plastic Surgery (Otoplasty)
  • Ear Surgery
  • Ear Tube Placement
  • Endoscopic Sinus Surgery
  • ENT Surgery
  • Ethmoidectomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Excision of Parotid, Sublingual, or Submandibular Gland
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Intranasal or Sinus Procedure
  • Laryngoscopy
  • Laryngoscopy - Laryngotomy - Laryngectomy - Pharyngolaryngectomy - Pharyngectomy
  • Laryngoscopy and Laryngotomy
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Nasal Septum Surgery (Septoplasty)
  • Nasal Surgery
  • Nose Plastic Surgery (Rhinoplasty)
  • Perforated Eardrum Repair (Tympanoplasty)
  • Sinus Surgery
  • Sleep Apnea Surgery
  • Sphenoidotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Thyroid Surgery
  • Thyroidectomy
  • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Tonsillectomy
  • Tracheal Surgery

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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

  • Umdnj--Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
    Medical School | Graduated 1992
  • Temple University
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1993
  • Temple University Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1997

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

2.8
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Alvarez to family and friends
30 total reviews (7 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (30)

  • 5
    (12)
  • 4
    (2)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (15)

Dr. Alvarez's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    GOOD
  • Answers questions

    GOOD
  • Time well spent

    GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (7)

Don't believe ENT's Institute's claim of "Transparent Pricing" - I was charged for a procedure that was not required. I was not told up front that what should have been a simple office visit turned into an over $300 charge. I thought I was signing for a doctor's exam and was scammed into an...more
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Saw Alvarez as a new patient. As an immune suppressed individual, fungal & ear issues are common. I went in w/pain in both ears. He sd I had infection in right ear and suctioned it out, sprayed powder in it. I told him the left ear hurt too. He said there’s nothing wrong with it. I sd since it...more
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I've been a patient of Dr. Alvarez's since 2004 as has my family. He did my sinus surgery, which was very successful, and my daughter's tubes/adenoids. He is a great Dr.! He's very thorough, explains things well, and is friendly and has an easy manner. When I went for a problem this week, they got...more
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A visit in July 2015 resulted in a $500 charge which they submitted to Medicare. Medicare approved $300 and paid them $239 leaving a balance of $61. A year and 2 months after that visit, Dr. Alvarez's office his billing department finally agreed I should only pay that $61 which I did pay on...more
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Seemingly unwilling to accept Medicare's decision on how much to pay Alvarez, his office billed the amount Medicare didn't approve to my account and never sent me a bill but instead, turned me over to a collection agency in Louisiana. My calls to his office billing department were constantly met...more
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