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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (0)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. John Alves, Family Practitioner is Good. Dr. Alves has been reviewed by 6 patients who have provided 0 comments. The rating is 4 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 5.0
Promptness 5.0
Courteous Staff 5.0
Accurate Diagnosis 5.0
Bedside Manner 5.0
Spends Time with Me 5.0
Follows Up After Visit 5.0

Education & Awards

Dr. Alves graduated from George Washington University. He has 2 awards.

Bridges to Excellence Recognition
Bridges to Excellence Medical Home Recognition (2015 - 2018)
Level III
NCQA Physician Practice Connections - Patient Centered Medical Home (2015 - 2018)


Dr. Alves has 2 hospital affiliations:

  • Arnot Ogden Medical Center 
  • Ira Davenport Memorial Hospital 


  • Spanish

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Additional Information
Dr. John Witherspoon Alves MD is a male Family Practitioner, has 32 years of experience and practices in Family Medicine and Addiction Medicine.
Where does Dr. John W. Alves practice?
Dr. John Alves has 1 office location.
Dr. John Alves practices Family Medicine and Addiction Medicine near Elmira, NY.
See Elmira Primary Care Doctors and Elmira Family Physicians.