Dr. Ronald Alvarez, MD

Dr. Ronald Alvarez, MD

Gynecologic Oncology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 60
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Dr. Ronald Alvarez, MD is a gynecologic oncology specialist in Birmingham, AL and has been practicing for 28 years. He graduated from Louisiana State Univ School Of Medicine In New Orleans in 1983 and specializes in gynecologic oncology and obstetrics & gynecology.

1700 6th Ave S Ste 10200

Birmingham, AL 35233

Contact Information

(205) 996-4662

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care of Tennessee
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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Hysterectomy - Open
very high
more than 99% of peers
Ovarian Cancer
very high
more than 99% of peers
Gynecologic Cancer
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.

2  Specialties

  • Gynecologic Oncology
  • Obstetrics & Gynecology

2  Board Certifications

  • Gynecological Oncology
    Accredited by: American Board of Obstetrics & Gynecology*
  • Obstetrics & Gynecology
    Accredited by: American Board of Obstetrics & Gynecology*

46  Conditions Treated

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36  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Anemia and Iron Deficiency Screening
  • Arterial Blood Gas Test (ABG)
  • Cholesterol Screening
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Colporrhaphy
  • Colposcopy
  • Destruction or Excision of Lesion of Cervix (incl. LEEP)
  • Destruction or Excision of Vaginal Lesions
  • Dilation and Curettage
  • Excision of Cervix
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Fecal Occult Blood Test for Colorectal Cancer
  • Hepatitis Screening
  • HIV Screening
  • Human Papillomavirus DNA Testing
  • Hysterectomy - Laparoscopic
  • Hysterectomy - Open
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparoscopic Vaginal Hysterectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Laparotomy
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Lymphadenectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Pregnancy Test
  • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
  • Rh Incompatibility Screening
  • Salpingo-Oophorectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Sexually Transmitted Infections Screening
  • Thyroid Screening
  • Total Salpingectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Vaginal Surgery
  • Vaginectomy
  • Vulvectomy
  • Wound Repair

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Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Alabama.

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

  • Louisiana State Univ School Of Medicine In New Orleans
    Medical School | Graduated 1983
  • University Ala
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1987
  • University Ala
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1990

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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

4.4
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Alvarez to family and friends
14 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (14)

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

Dr. Alvarez's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

Dr. Alvarez is a caring, kind, man. He listens and explains himself well. He is very attentive to the patient. He has been my oncologist for ten years and I am saddened he has left. He has been a blessing in my life. Cancer was a lot less scary with such a wonderful Doctor and staff. God truly put...more
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Dr. Alvarez is a very kind and compassionate doctor, willing to make himself available to our family when my mother-in-law was fighting her battle with ovarian cancer. He went above and beyond what was expected of him in his care and concern for her, and for the constant questions we had for him...more
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I am a RN and was referred to him and I would not recommend using him or UAB. I was pleased with him in the office until it come down to having my procedure done a resident came in as they were getting me ready for surgery I made it clear I did not want him taking part in my surgery and let...more
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