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About Dr. Luz M Alvarez

Dr. Luz M Alvarez, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Garden City, NY. He has 34 years of experience. His specialties include Psychiatry and Neurology. He speaks English.

Rating Overview

8 Ratings

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Luz M Alvarez is Great. Dr. Luz M Alvarez has been rated by 8 patients. From those 8 patients 0 of those left a comment along with their rating. The overall rating for Dr. Luz M Alvarez is 3.5 of 5.0 stars.

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Primary Address

Luz M Alvarez Md

520 Franklin Ave Ste L1
Garden City, NY 11530
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Specialties

Dr. Luz M Alvarez has the following 2 specialties

  • Psychiatry

    A psychiatrist is a doctor with specific training in the diagnosis and treatment of mental illness.
    He or she can not only provide the counseling necessary to both diagnose and treat a patient, but can also prescribe medication when needed. In some cases, a psychiatrist will only provide the medication and the counseling will be provided by another healthcare specialist, like a certified counselor or psychologist.
    Like other doctors, psychiatrists employ diagnostic tools like CT scans and MRI in order to observe the structure and function of a patient's brain.
    Once a diagnosis is made, these specialists may use behavior or cognitive therapy in order to address the patient's condition, or a multitude of other types of therapy, in conjunction with or in place of medication.

  • Neurology

    A neurologist is a physician who diagnoses and treats disorders of the nervous system which is comprised of the brain, spinal cord and nerves. These doctors do not perform surgery, but refer patients to neurological surgeons when they determine that surgical intervention is necessary.
    Some of the conditions that neurologists diagnose and treat are epilepsy, aneurysms, hydrocephalus, Parkinson's disease, multiple sclerosis, stroke, spinal disc herniation, and spinal disease.
    In addition to using diagnostic tests like MRI, CT scans, EEG and EMG, neurologists also employ neurological testing to gauge muscle strength and movement, balance, reflexes, sensation, memory, speech, and other cognitive abilities.

  • Specialty Expertise

    Dr. Luz M Alvarez has the following 10 expertise

  • Schizophrenia
  • Mood Disorders
  • Personality Disorder
  • Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
  • Mental Illness
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Alzheimer's Disease
  • Manic Depressive Disorder
  • Insomnia
  • Clinical Depression

Dr. Luz M Alvarez has 0 board certified specialties

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  • Education

    34 Years Experience

  • Universidad Central Del Este (Uce)

    Graduated in 1984

  • Elmhurst Hospital Center

    Residency

  • Accepted Insurance

    Dr. Luz M Alvarez accepts the following insurance providers.

  • Capital District Physicians Health Plan
    • CDPHP New York State of Health - Small Business
    • CDPHP PPO
  • MVP Health Plan
    • MVP Preferred PPO

Locations & Directions

Luz M Alvarez Md, 520 Franklin Ave Ste L1, Garden City, NY
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