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Dr. Alejandro Alva, MD

Psychiatry*
3.1 (29)
Map Pin Small Costa Mesa, CA
Accepting new patients
34 years of experience

Offers telehealth

Overview of Dr. Alejandro Alva, MD

Dr. Alejandro Alva, MD is a Psychiatry Specialist in Costa Mesa, CA. They specialize in Psychiatry, has 34 years of experience. They graduated from Universidad Autonoma De Guadalajara, Facultad De Medicina and is affiliated with Providence St. Joseph Hospital Orange. Dr. Alva, completed a residency at University Of California At Irvine / Psychiatry. Patients rated Dr. Alva an average 3.1 star rating.

Dr. Alva works at Pacific Neuropsychiatric Specialists, Inc. in Costa Mesa, CA. They frequently treat conditions like Anxiety, Major Depressive Disorder and Panic Disorder along with other conditions at varying frequencies. They are accepting new patients and accept Aetna, Anthem and Anthem 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.

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Dr. Alva's Office Locations

  1. 1
    Pacific Neuropsychiatric Specialists, Inc.
    3151 Airway Ave Ste G1, Costa Mesa, CA 92626 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (714) 545-5550
    Monday
    08:30 - 17:00
    Tuesday
    08:30 - 17:00
    Wednesday
    08:30 - 17:00
    Thursday
    08:30 - 17:00
    Friday
    08:30 - 17:00

Hospital Affiliations
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  • Providence St. Joseph Hospital Orange

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Anxiety
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Major Depressive Disorder
Panic Disorder
ADHD and-or ADD
Alcoholism (Alcohol Dependence)
Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
Bipolar Disorder
Drug and Alcohol Dependence
Amphetamine and Other Psychostimulant Dependence
Amphetamine or Related Acting Sympathomimetic Abuse
Autism
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Cocaine Addiction
Dementia
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Marijuana Addiction
Nondependent Alcohol Abuse
Nondependent Drug and Alcohol Abuse
Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
Opioid Dependence
Phobia
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Schizoaffective Disorder
Schizoid and Schizotypal Personality Disorder
Schizophrenia
Schizophreniform and Schizoaffective Disorder
Sedative, Hypnotic, or Anxiolytic Dependence
Tobacco Use Disorder
Psychiatric Evaluation
Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation
Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS)
Adjustment Disorder
Alcohol Withdrawal
Alcohol-Induced Mental Disorders
Anorexia
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Asperger's Syndrome
Binge Eating Disorder
Body Dysmorphic Disorder (BDD)
Borderline Personality Disorder
Bulimia
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Chronic Depression (Dysthymia)
Cocaine Withdrawal
Combination Drug Dependence
Conduct and Other Emotional Adolescent Disorders
Conduct Disorder
Cyclothymia (Chronic Mood Disorder)
Delusional Disorder
Depersonalization Disorder
Developmental and Learning Disorders
Dissociative Disorder
Dissociative, Conversion, and Factitious Disorders
Drug Withdrawal
Drug-Induced Mental Disorders
Eating Disorders
Factitious Disorders
Gambling Disorder
Hallucinogen Dependence
Hypochondriasis
Impulse Control Disorders
Manic Disorder
Mood Disorders (Dysthymia and Cyclothymia)
Nightmare Disorder
Nondependent Antidepressant Abuse
Nondependent Cocaine Abuse
Nondependent Hallucinogen Abuse
Nondependent Marijuana Abuse
Nondependent Opioid Abuse
Nondependent Sedative, Hypnotic, or Anxiolytic Abuse
Obsessive-Compulsive Personality Disorder (OCPD)
Opioid Withdrawal
Personality Disorders
Postpartum Depression
Psychiatric Diseases
Psychogenic Disorders (incl. Psychogenic Pain)
Psychosis
Psychosis Due to Mental Illness
Somatoform Disorders
Speech, Language and Learning Disorders
Suicidal Ideation
Tobacco Withdrawal
Traumatic Brain Injury
Trichotillomania
Alcohol Misuse Screening and Counseling
Alcohol or Substance Misuse Screening and Counseling
Behavior Modification
Counseling Services
Dementia or Depression Screening
Depression Treatment
Family Psychotherapy
Genetic Testing
Independent Forensic Evaluation
Medication Management
Outpatient Psychiatry
Psychiatric Medication Therapy
Psychological Evaluation
Psychological Evaluations Prior to Bariatric Surgery
Psychopharmacologic Treatment
Psychotherapy for Crisis
Psychotherapy Services
Stress Management
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    3.1
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    Based on 29 ratings
    Patient Ratings (29)
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    4 Star
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    3 Star
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    2 Star
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    About Dr. Alejandro Alva, MD

    Specialties*
    • Psychiatry

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    Years of Experience
    • 34 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English, Spanish
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    NPI Number
    • 1801816764
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    Education & Certifications

    Residency
    • University Of California At Irvine / Psychiatry
    Residency
    Medical Education
    • Universidad Autonoma De Guadalajara, Facultad De Medicina
    Medical Education

    Frequently Asked Questions

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

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

    Dr. Alva works at Pacific Neuropsychiatric Specialists, Inc. in Costa Mesa, CA. View the full address on Dr. Alva’s profile.

    Dr. Alva has seen patients for Anxiety, Major Depressive Disorder and Panic Disorder, and more. You can see other conditions treated by Dr. Alva on their profile. Please call the provider’s office to confirm all visit reasons.

    29 patients have reviewed Dr. Alva. The overall rating for this provider is 3.1. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Alva.

    Whether a person prefers to schedule an appointment online or over the phone with Dr. Alva, there are benefits to both methods. A person calling to schedule an with Dr. Alva 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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