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Dr. Alan Alvarez, MD

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Overview

Dr. Alan Alvarez, MD is a Gastroenterology Specialist in Lakewood, WA. 

Dr. Alvarez works at Franciscan Digestive Care Associates at St. Clare in Lakewood, WA. They frequently treat conditions like Constipation, Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis and Irritable Bowel Syndrome along with other conditions at varying frequencies. They are accepting new patients and accepts Anthem, Blue Cross Blue Shield and CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield as well as other major insurance plans. Please call ahead to schedule an appointment and to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

Locations

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    Franciscan Digestive Care Associates - Lakewood
    11311 Bridgeport Way SW Ste 309, Lakewood, WA 98499 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions
    Monday
    8:00am - 5:00pm
    Thursday
    8:00am - 5:00pm
    Saturday
    Closed

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    • CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
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    About Dr. Alan Alvarez, MD

    Specialties
    • Gastroenterology
    Specialties
    Languages Spoken
    • English, Spanish
    Languages Spoken
    Gender
    • Male
    Gender
    NPI Number
    • 1316389711
    NPI Number
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    Education & Certifications

    Board Certifications
    • Gastroenterology and Internal Medicine
    Board Certifications
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    Hospital Affiliations

    • St. Clare Hospital

    Frequently Asked Questions

    Dr. Alan Alvarez, MD is accepting new patients on Healthline FindCare. You can check to see if Dr. Alvarez is offering online scheduling or call the provider’s office for more information.

    Dr. Alvarez has indicated that they do offer telehealth services. Please call the provider’s office at for more information.

    Dr. Alvarez works at Franciscan Digestive Care Associates at St. Clare in Lakewood, WA. View the full address on Dr. Alvarez’s profile.

    Dr. Alvarez has seen patients for Constipation, Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis and Irritable Bowel Syndrome, and more. You can see other conditions treated by Dr. Alvarez on their profile. Please call the provider’s office to confirm all visit reasons.

    Dr. Alvarez has not been reviewed and rated on Healthline FindCare, yet. If you have seen this provider you can leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Alvarez.

    Whether a person prefers to schedule an appointment online or over the phone with Dr. Alvarez, there are benefits to both methods. A person calling to schedule an with Dr. Alvarez appointment can ask questions about the practice, provider availability, conditions treated, procedures performed, and if their insurance carrier is accepted. While online scheduling is quicker, easier, allows one to view a wide range of appointment times, and may provide the ability to sync with a personal calendar.

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