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The overall average patient rating of Dr. Jorge Alvarez, Cardiologist is Good.
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Specialties & Research
Dr. Jorge Alvarez, MD, FSCAI, FACC is board certified in Internal Medicine and Cardiovascular Disease.
He has special expertise in 3 Areas, including Congenital Heart Defects, Coronary Artery Disease (CAD), and Peripheral Vascular Diseases (Peripheral Artery Disease).
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Education & Awards
Dr. Alvarez graduated from The University of Texas at San Antonio. He has 2 awards.
Dr. Alvarez has 4 hospital affiliations:
- University Hospital - San Antonio
- Methodist Hospital
Accepted Insurance Plans
Dr. Alvarez accepts these health insurances in at least one office:
- United Healthcare - 20 plans
- Great-West Healthcare - 3 plans
- Unicare - 2 plans
- Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas - 4 plans
- Superior Health Plan - 8 plans
- Community First Health Plans - 3 plans
- AMERIGROUP - 4 plans
- Humana - 2 plans
- Cigna - 2 plans
- USA H & W Network - 1 plan
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