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About Dr. Luz F Alvarez

Dr. Luz F Alvarez, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Johnstown, NY. She has 33 years of experience. Her specialties include Gastroenterology and Internal Medicine. She speaks English.

Rating Overview

4 Ratings with 3 Comments

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Luz F Alvarez is Poor. Dr. Luz F Alvarez has been rated by 4 patients. From those 4 patients 3 of those left a comment along with their rating. The overall rating for Dr. Luz F Alvarez is 2.0 of 5.0 stars.

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Primary Address

LUZ FABIOLA ALVAREZ MD

434 S Kingsboro Ave
Johnstown, NY 12095
(518) 752-5275

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Specialties

Dr. Luz F Alvarez has the following 2 specialties

  • Gastroenterology

    A gastroenterologist is a specialist in diagnosis and treatment of conditions involving the digestive/gastrointestinal (GI) tract. These doctors are experts on how food moves through the digestive system and is chemically broken down, with nutrients being absorbed and waste excreted. You might see this kind of doctor if you are experiencing any number of stomach issues, some of which might be severe diarrhea, irritable bowel syndrome, hemorrhoids, ulcers, acid reflux, Crohn's disease and more.

  • Internal Medicine

    An internist is a physician who focuses on the diagnosis and treatment of conditions that affect the adult population—both acute and chronic.<br>These doctors are often who adults see as their primary physicians because they treat a broad range of illnesses that do not require surgical or specialist interventions. They also work to help a patient maintain optimal health in order to prevent the onset of disease.
    In addition to treating the common cold and flu, internists also treat chronic diseases like diabetes and heart disease.

  • Specialty Expertise

    Dr. Luz F Alvarez has the following 10 expertise

  • Acid Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Colonoscopy
  • Constipation
  • Celiac Disease
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Acid Reflux Disease (Gastroesophageal Reflux / GERD)
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)
  • Hepatitis C
  • Hemorrhoids

Board Certifications

Dr. Luz F Alvarez is Board Certified in 2 specialties

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Reviews

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Five Stars

I have been to Dr. Alverez many time and she is one of the best Dr's around. I would not trust my health care for internal problems with anyone else. She never rushes me and after several colonoscopies she is always right there both before and after the surgery and her bedside manner is superb!!.

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One of these days I would like to meet her rather than an nurse

I can't really say, after several visits and procedures, I found her to be one of the most distant and uncompassionate doctors I have ever met, or more accurately NEVER met, except for a wave before my procedures. She tends to cancel appointments even when well scheduled in advance and yet has no problem having patients wait well up to an hour to have the privilege of meeting with a NP or nurse. If you are late or cannot make an appointment, she WILL charge you $25.00

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won't go back

refused to treat my diverticulitis 3 weeks after my colonoscopy - with diverticulosis dx. & history of diverticulitis! Office staff is wonderful, but dr doesn't seem to want to be bothered. Won't reco her or go back - ever!

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  • Education

    33 Years Experience

  • State University Of New York Upstate Medical University

    Graduated in 1985

  • Albany Medical Center

    Residency

  • Accepted Insurance

    Dr. Luz F Alvarez accepts the following insurance providers.

  • BCBS Blue Card
    • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • Capital District Physicians Health Plan
    • CDPHP HMO
    • CDPHP New York State of Health - Small Business
    • CDPHP PPO
  • Cigna
    • CIGNA Open Access Plus
    • CIGNA PPO
  • Empire BCBS
    • Empire Prism EPO Blue Priority
  • Excellus BCBS
    • Excellus BluePPO
  • Humana
    • Humana Choice POS
    • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • MVP Health Plan
    • MVP HMO
    • MVP Premier Plus HMO Small Groups
  • Multiplan
    • Multiplan PPO
    • PHCS PPO

Locations & Directions

LUZ FABIOLA ALVAREZ MD, 434 S Kingsboro Ave, Johnstown, NY
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