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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (4)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Maria Alva is Excellent. Dr. Alva has been reviewed by 9 patients who have provided 4 comments. The rating is 4.5 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 3.3
Promptness 4.0
Courteous Staff 4.3
Accurate Diagnosis 4.2
Bedside Manner 4.3
Spends Time with Me 4.3
Follows Up After Visit 4.3

Specialties & Research

Dr. Maria Alva, MD is board certified in Pediatrics.

Education & Awards

Dr. Alva graduated from Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia, Lima. She has 2 awards.

Luis Felipe Mencia Award Pediatric Surgery Service-Miami Children's Hospital
Top 10 Doctor - City (2014)
Coral Gables, FL


Dr. Alva has 3 hospital affiliations:

  • Miami Children's Hospital 
  • Bethesda Memorial Hospital 
  • Saint Mary's Medical Center 


  • Spanish

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Additional Information
Dr. Maria Dolores Alva MD is a female Pediatrician, has 18 years of experience and practices in Pediatrics.
Where does Dr. Maria D. Alva practice?
Dr. Maria Alva has 2 office locations.
Dr. Maria Alva practices Pediatrics near Coral Gables, FL.
Additional practice locations include: Boynton Beach, FL.
See Coral Gables Pediatricians.