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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (5)

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

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

Specialties & Research

Dr. Paul Alvord, MD is board certified in Surgery.

  • He has special expertise in 3 areas:
  • Liver Diseases
  • Organ Transplantation
  • Pancreatic Diseases

Education & Awards

Dr. Alvord graduated from The Ohio State University , Columbus. He has 3 awards.

Patients' Choice Award (2014)
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2014)
On-Time Doctor Award (2014)


Dr. Alvord has 14 hospital affiliations:

  • Scripps Mercy Hospital San Diego 
  • Sharp Memorial Hospital 


  • English
  • Spanish

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Additional Information
Dr. Paul Alvord MD is a male Surgeon, has 15 years of experience and practices in Surgery.
Where does Dr. Paul Alvord practice?
Dr. Paul Alvord has 1 office location.
Dr. Paul Alvord practices Surgery near San Diego, CA.
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