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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (1)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Joseph Alvarnas is Excellent. Dr. Alvarnas has been reviewed by 5 patients who have provided 1 comments. The rating is 4.5 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 4.1
Promptness 5.0
Courteous Staff 4.6
Accurate Diagnosis 4.3
Bedside Manner 4.3
Spends Time with Me 4.0
Follows Up After Visit 4.7

Specialties & Research

  • He has special expertise in 6 areas:
  • Acute Myeloid Leukemia
  • Chronic Myeloid Leukemia
  • Chronic Myelomonocytic Leukemia
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis
  • Hepatitis C
  • Leukemia

Education & Awards

Dr. Alvarnas graduated from University of California at San Francisco. He has 5 awards.

1985, Valedictorian, Santa Clara University
1985, Alpha Sigma Nu, National Jesuit Honor Society
1985, Phi Beta Kappa, Santa Clara University
Patients' Choice Award (2011)
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2011)


Dr. Alvarnas has 2 hospital affiliations:

  • Banner Good Samaritan Regional Medical Center 
  • City of Hope National Medical Center 


  • Portuguese
  • Spanish

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Additional Information
Dr. Joseph Clemente Alvarnas MD is a male Hematologist, has 22 years of experience and practices in Hematology.
Where does Dr. Joseph C. Alvarnas practice?
Dr. Joseph Alvarnas has 4 office locations.
Dr. Joseph Alvarnas practices Hematology near Lancaster, CA.
Additional practice locations include: Duarte, CA and Arcadia, CA.
See Lancaster Hematologists.