Dr. Ruben Alvero, MD

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Reproductive Endocrinology & Infertility | Male

Women & Infants Fertility Center 90 Plain St Providence, RI 02903 Get Directions
(401) 441-5336
Dr. Ruben Alvero, MD
A graduate of Harvard University, Dr. Ruben Alvero received his medical degree from the F. Edward Hebert School of Medicine, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences in Bethesda, MD. He completed his residency in obstetrics and gynecology at Walter Reed Army Medical Center in Washington DC, and a fellowship in reproductive endocrinology and infertility at the National Institutes of Health. Dr. Alvero enjoyed a 27-year career with the U.S. Army. Prior to joining Women & Infants Hospital, Dr. Alvero was the division director for reproductive endocrinology and infertility and vice chairman for education in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the University of Colorado School of Medicine, where he was also a professor of obstetrics and gynecology. Dr. Alvero was a founding member of the University of Colorado's Center for Surgical Innovation and served on its board of directors. Dr. Alvero also sees patients through Women & Infants' Menopause Program.

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Dr. Alvero's Care Philosophy

Dr. Alvero was drawn to reproductive endocrinology and infertility because he wants to help his patients achieve their dreams of having a family. In addition, he has the opportunity to participate in research that helps to improve the care of his patients. In Dr. Alvero's world, no one day is the same. He likes seeing a variety of patients as well as helping couples that may have lost hope find a solution to their difficulties. Dr. Alvero treats every patient with individualized care, understanding that there isn't a one-size-fits-all approach to a patient's challenges. Dr. Alvero appreciates working with a dedicated team of nurses, embryologists, doctors and administrative staff whose mission is to help patients achieve their goals. When working with patients, Dr. Alvero tries to use the least aggressive, least invasive and least expensive approach to care first and tries to reserve complex regimens for those who fail to have success with simpler methods.

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A graduate of Harvard University, Dr. Ruben Alvero received his medical degree from the F. Edward Hebert School of Medicine, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences in Bethesda, MD. He completed his residency in obstetrics and gynecology at Walter Reed Army Medical Center in Washington DC, and a fellowship in reproductive endocrinology and infertility at the National Institutes of Health. Dr. Alvero enjoyed a 27-year career with the U.S. Army.

Prior to joining Women & Infants Hospital, Dr. Alvero was the division director for reproductive endocrinology and infertility and vice chairman for education in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the University of Colorado School of Medicine, where he was also a professor of obstetrics and gynecology. Dr. Alvero was a founding member of the University of Colorado's Center for Surgical Innovation and served on its board of directors.

Dr. Alvero also sees patients through Women & Infants' Menopause Program.

Dr. Alvero's Care Philosophy

Dr. Alvero was drawn to reproductive endocrinology and infertility because he wants to help his patients achieve their dreams of having a family. In addition, he has the opportunity to participate in research that helps to improve the care of his patients. In Dr. Alvero's world, no one day is the same. He likes seeing a variety of patients as well as helping couples that may have lost hope find a solution to their difficulties.

Dr. Alvero treats every patient with individualized care, understanding that there isn't a one-size-fits-all approach to a patient's challenges. Dr. Alvero appreciates working with a dedicated team of nurses, embryologists, doctors and administrative staff whose mission is to help patients achieve their goals.

When working with patients, Dr. Alvero tries to use the least aggressive, least invasive and least expensive approach to care first and tries to reserve complex regimens for those who fail to have success with simpler methods.

Dr. Alvero's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  •  Specializes in Reproductive Endocrinology & Infertility
  •  Board certified in Fertility & Reproductive Endocrinology and Obstetrics & Gynecology
  •  Malpractice claims in Rhode Island not available
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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  • Fertility & Reproductive Endocrinology
  • Obstetrics & Gynecology

Conditions Treated

  • Atrophic Vaginitis
  • Ectopic Pregnancy
  • Endometriosis
  • Female Infertility
  • High Risk Pregnancy
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertension Complicating Pregnancy, Childbirth and Postpartum
  • Menstrual Disorders (incl. Dysmenorrhea)
  • Ovarian Cancer
  • Ovarian Cysts
  • Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome
  • Symptomatic Menopause
  • Uterine Diseases
  • Uterine Fibroids
  • Vaginitis and-or Vaginosis
  • Yeast Infections

Education

  • Medical School
    Uniformed Services University Of The Health Sciences F. Edward Hebert School Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1986

  • Internship Hospital
    National Capital Consortium (Walter Reed) Program
  • Residency Hospital
    National Capital Consortium (Walter Reed) Program
  • Fellowship Hospital
    National Institutes Of Health (Nih)
  • Undergraduate School
    Harvard University

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • German
  • Spanish

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Specialties

  • Reproductive Endocrinology & Infertility
  • Fertility Medicine
  • Obstetrics & Gynecology
  • Reproductive Endocrinology
  • Reproductive Medicine

Procedures Performed

  • Dilation and Curettage
  • Fluid Contrast Ultrasound
  • Gynecologic Cancer Screening
  • Hysterectomy - Open
  • Hysteroscopy
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Myomectomy - Open and-or Laparoscopic
  • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
  • Thyroid Screening