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Dr. Jose Alvarez, MD

Pulmonary Disease*
3.2 (36)
Map Pin Small Plantation, FL
Accepting new patients
44 years of experience

Overview of Dr. Jose Alvarez, MD

Dr. Jose Alvarez, MD is a Pulmonologist in Plantation, FL. They specialize in Pulmonary Disease, has 44 years of experience, and is board certified in Internal Medicine. They graduated from University of Costa Rica and is affiliated with HCA Florida Northwest Hospital, HCA Florida Woodmont Hospital, HCA Florida University Hospital and HCA Florida Westside Hospital. Dr. Alvarez, completed a residency at Sinai Hospital of Baltimore. Patients rated Dr. Alvarez an average 3.2 star rating.

Dr. Alvarez works at West Broward Pulmonary Consultants in Plantation, FL. They frequently treat conditions like COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease) along with other conditions at varying frequencies. They are accepting new patients and accept Aetna, Anthem and 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.

Dr. Alvarez's Office Locations

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    West Broward Pulmonary Consultants
    201 NW 82nd Ave Ste 105, Plantation, FL 33324 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions
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Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
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Pulmonary Disease
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Pulmonary Embolism
Pulmonary Eosinophilia
Pulmonary Insufficiency
Sarcoidosis
Secondary Hypertension
Secondary Renovascular Hypertension
Septic Embolism
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Sleep Disorders
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Swine Flu
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Smoking Cessation Counseling
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    Insurance Accepted

    • Aetna
    • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
    • Anthem
    • AvMed
    • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
    • Buckeye Community Health Plan
    • CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
    • CareOregon
    • Cigna
    • Commercial Insurance Company
    • Community Health Choice
    • Coventry Health Care
    • Coventry Health Care of Florida
    • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
    • Humana
    • Peach State Health Plan
    • UnitedHealthCare

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    Ratings & Reviews

    3.2
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    Based on 36 ratings
    Patient Ratings (36)
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    4 Star
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    3 Star
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    2 Star
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    1 Star
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    About Dr. Jose Alvarez, MD

    Specialties*
    • Pulmonary Disease

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    Years of Experience
    • 44 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English, Spanish
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    Gender
    • Male
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    NPI Number
    • 1346203304
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    Education & Certifications

    Fellowship
    • LSU Health Sciences Center New Orleans School of Medicine
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    Residency
    • Sinai Hospital of Baltimore
    Residency
    Medical Education
    • University of Costa Rica
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    Board Certifications
    • Internal Medicine, Pulmonary Disease and Sleep Medicine
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    Hospital Affiliations

    • HCA Florida Northwest Hospital
    • HCA Florida Woodmont Hospital
    • HCA Florida University Hospital
    • HCA Florida Westside Hospital

    Frequently Asked Questions

    Dr. Jose 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 West Broward Pulmonary Consultants in Plantation, FL. View the full address on Dr. Alvarez’s profile.

    Dr. Alvarez has seen patients for COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease), 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.

    36 patients have reviewed Dr. Alvarez. The overall rating for this provider is 3.2. You can read verified reviews and ratings and 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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