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Patient Reviews

4.0
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(43)
Patient comments (19)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Jorge Alvarez, Cardiologist is Good. Dr. Alvarez has been reviewed by 43 patients who have provided 19 comments. The rating is 4 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 4.5
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Promptness 4.5
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Courteous Staff 4.2
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Accurate Diagnosis 4.5
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Bedside Manner 4.4
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Spends Time with Me 4.3
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Follows Up After Visit 4.3
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Specialties & Research

Dr. Jorge Alvarez, FACC, FSCAI, MD is board certified in Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease, and Interventional Cardiology.

  • He has special expertise in 11 areas:
  • Acute Coronary Syndrome (ACS)
  • Balloon Angioplasty (Coronary Angioplasty)
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Heart Block
  • Heart Catheterization
  • Heart Failure
  • High Blood Pressure (Hypertension)
  • High Cholesterol (Hypercholesterolemia)
  • Peripheral Vascular Diseases (Peripheral Artery Disease)
  • Unstable Angina

Education & Awards

Dr. Alvarez graduated from The University of Texas at San Antonio. He has 4 awards.

Awards  
Patients' Choice Award (2008 - 2010, 2014 - 2015)
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2010, 2013, 2015)
Top 10 Doctor - Metro Area (2014)
Greater San Antonio
Cardiologist
On-Time Doctor Award (2014)

Affiliations

Dr. Alvarez has 3 hospital affiliations:

  • University Hospital - San Antonio 
  • Methodist Hospital 
  • St Luke's Baptist Hospital 

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

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Additional Information
Dr. Jorge A Alvarez FACC, FSCAI, and MD is a male Internist, has 12 years of experience and practices in Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease, and Interventional Cardiology.
Where does Dr. Jorge A. Alvarez practice?
Dr. Jorge Alvarez has 1 office location.
Dr. Jorge Alvarez practices Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease, and Interventional Cardiology near San Antonio, TX.
See San Antonio Internists and San Antonio Cardiologists.