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Dr. Jorge Alvarez, MD

Pulmonary Disease*
4.9 (316)
Map Pin Small Council Bluffs, IA
Accepting new patients

Overview of Dr. Jorge Alvarez, MD

Dr. Jorge Alvarez, MD is a Pulmonologist in Council Bluffs, IA. Dr. Alvarez, completed a fellowship at Baylor College of Medicine. Patients rated Dr. Alvarez an average 4.9 star rating.

Dr. Alvarez works at Practice in Council Bluffs, IA with other offices in Jacksonville, FL and Omaha, NE. They frequently treat conditions like Sleep Apnea, Obstructive Sleep Apnea Syndrome and Shortness of Breath along with other conditions at varying frequencies. They are accepting new patients and accept 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.

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Dr. Alvarez's Office Locations

  1. 1
    Pulmonary Infectious Disease Associates PC
    1 Edmundson Pl Ste 312, Council Bluffs, IA 51503 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (712) 396-4295
  2. 2
    Respiratory Critical Care and Sleep Medicine Associates Inc.
    1325 San Marco Blvd Ste 300, Jacksonville, FL 32207 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (904) 253-6910
  3. 3
    Baptist Medical Center South
    14550 Old Saint Augustine Rd, Jacksonville, FL 32258 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (904) 271-6000
  4. 4
    Va Hospital
    4101 Woolworth Ave, Omaha, NE 68105 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (402) 346-8800
  5. 5
    Respiratory Care & Sleep Medicine - Baptist Downtown
    1325 San Marco Blvd Ste 300, Jacksonville, FL 32207 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (904) 886-9686
  6. 6
    Respiratory Care & Sleep Medicine - Baptist South
    14540 Old Saint Augustine Rd Ste 2403, Jacksonville, FL 32258 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (904) 886-9686

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  • Baptist Medical Center Beaches
  • Baptist Medical Center Jacksonville

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Nail Infection
Nausea
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Nightmare Disorder
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Pneumoconiosis and Pneumonopathy
Pneumonitis
Primary Insomnia
Psychophysiologic Insomnia
Pulmonary Edema
Pulmonary Eosinophilia
Sleep-Related Leg Cramp
Tuberculosis
Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
Wegener's Granulomatosis
Endoscopic Ultrasound
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    4.9
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    About Dr. Jorge Alvarez, MD

    Specialties*
    • Pulmonary Disease

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    Languages Spoken
    • English, German and Spanish
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    NPI Number
    • 1003957903
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    Education & Certifications

    Fellowship
    • Baylor College of Medicine
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    Internship
    • Trenton Affil Hosps
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    • Internal Medicine
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    Dr. Jorge 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.

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    Dr. Alvarez has seen patients for Sleep Apnea, Obstructive Sleep Apnea Syndrome and Shortness of Breath, 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.

    316 patients have reviewed Dr. Alvarez. The overall rating for this provider is 4.9. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Alvarez.

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