Dr. Sonia Alvarez, MD

Dr. Sonia Alvarez, MD

Plastic Surgery  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 43
Dr. Sonia Alvarez, MD is a plastic surgery specialist in Memphis, TN and has been practicing for 15 years. She graduated from Umdnj-Robt W Johnson Med Sch in 2003 and specializes in plastic surgery.

1068 Cresthaven Rd Ste 500

Memphis, TN 38119

Contact Information

(901) 866-8525

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Ambetter
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Burn Injuries
very high
more than 97% of peers
Excision of Skin Lesion
more than 7% of peers
Gastrointestinal Diseases
more than 6% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Plastic Surgery

2  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*
  • Plastic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Plastic Surgery*

15  Conditions Treated

  • Benign Tumor
  • Breast Diseases
  • Breast Ptosis
  • Burn Injuries
  • Cancer
  • Capsular Contracture of Breast Implant
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gynecomastia
  • Hidradenitis
  • Localized Fat Deposits
  • Moles (Benign Skin Lesions)
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Second-Degree Burns
  • Skin Cancer
  • Third-Degree Burns

15  Procedures

  • Adjacent Tissue Transfer
  • Breast Reconstruction
  • Breast Reduction
  • Breast Surgical Procedure
  • Cleft Palate Repair (Palatoplasty)
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Facial Reconstruction
  • Nipple Reconstruction
  • Skin and Tissue Reduction
  • Skin Excision for Hidradenitis
  • Skin Grafts
  • Wound Repair

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Tennessee.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

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  • Umdnj-Robt W Johnson Med Sch
    Medical School | Graduated 2003

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English

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What People Say About Dr. Sonia Alvarez, MD
I cannot say enough wonderful things about Dr. Alvarez and her staff. From initial consult visits to post op appointments she went above and beyond to answer all questions and make me feel comfortable. I would recommend Dr. Alvarez over and over!
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Germantown, TN – Feb 22, 2018
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Dr Alverez and her staff have taken exceptional care of me throughout my Breast Cancer "journey". I had a double mastectomy and have just finished my last minor reconstructive surgery and I couldn't have asked for a more caring, or more skilled surgeon in Dr Alverez. Truly world class!
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Jenny M in Arkansas – Dec 21, 2016
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I saw Dr Alvarez for the first time this past week. I was very impressed by her during our initial consultation and even more so, during & after my surgery. If I ever need additional surgery, she will be the only DR I will use.
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Joe H in Germantown, TN – Aug 27, 2016
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I have been seeing her on and off for three years and believe me I wasnt the easiest case, I had some major problems. But not once did she give up on me . She is the most loving and caring doctor I have ever met. She makes sure you are taken care of to the fullest of her ability. Even when she...Read More
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Beverly Funderburk in Memphis, TN – Jun 25, 2016
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