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Dr. Nitza I Alvarez, MD

Cardiovascular Disease
The Villages, FL 32159 (1 other location)
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  • Friendly staff
  • Takes time to answer questions
  • Provides follow-up as needed

About Nitza I Alvarez MD

Dr. Nitza I Alvarez, MD is a health care provider primarily located in The Villages, FL, with another office in Leesburg, FL. She has 20 years of experience. Her specialties include Cardiovascular Disease. Dr. Alvarez is affiliated with Leesburg Regional Medical Center. She speaks Spanish and English.


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Dr. Nitza I Alvarez has 2 locations

Tri-County Heart Institute PA 1400 N US Highway 441 Ste 531 The Villages, FL 32159
Tri-County Heart Institute PA 26218 US HWY 27 Ste 103 Leesburg, FL 34748


Dr. Nitza I Alvarez has the following specialty

Specialty Expertise

Dr. Nitza I Alvarez has the following 21 areas of expertise

  • Women's Health
  • Heart Block
  • High Cholesterol
  • Diabetic Vascular Disease
  • Arrhythmia
  • Heart Attack
  • High Cholesterol (Hypercholesterolemia)
  • Acute Coronary Syndrome (ACS)
  • Heart Diseases
  • Blood Clot
  • Pericardiocentesis
  • Hypertension
  • Heart Failure
  • Atherosclerosis
  • Heart Septal Defects
  • Hyperlipidemias
  • Blood Clot (Thrombosis)
  • Stroke
  • Fainting (Syncope)
  • Heart Murmurs
  • Unstable Angina


20 Years Experience

Albany Medical Center


Universidad Central Del Caribe

Graduated in 2003

Dr. Nitza I Alvarez Accepts the Following Insurance

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
  • Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access Plus
  • Coventry FL Employer Group PPO
  • First Health PPO
  • Florida Blue BlueCare HMO
  • Florida Blue BlueOptions
  • Florida Blue BlueSelect
  • Humana Choice POS
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Humana HMO
  • Humana HMO Premier
  • Humana HMO Select
  • Humana National POS
  • Humana Preferred PPO
  • Medicare
  • Neighborhood Health Partnership Commercial
  • UHC Choice Plus POS
  • UHC Navigate HMO
  • UHC Navigate POS
  • UHC Options PPO

More about Dr. Nitza I Alvarez

Dr. Nitza I. Alvarez is the oldest of 10 siblings, something which has shaped the way she approaches every aspect of her working life.

Born in Ponce, Puerto Rico, she completed medical school with honors, becoming a member of Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society – Gamma Chapter. Her membership in such a prestigious professional medical organization was recognized for her continued excellence in scholarship and her demonstration of the highest ideals in the profession of medicine. It’s a passion for her work that she still holds to this day.

After completing her formal studies, she moved to Albany, NY, where she completed her residency in Internal Medicine, and a fellowship in cardiovascular diseases. It was at this point that she chose to move to Florida, where she has been providing leading preventive care for her patients ever since.

She is proud to be Board Certified in Cardiovascular Disease by the American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM), in Adult Echocardiography by the American Society of Echocardiography (ASE), and in Nuclear Cardiology by the American Society of Nuclear Cardiology (ASNC). In addition, she is a professional member of the American College of Cardiology (ACC), the American Heart Association | American Stroke Association (AHA-ASA), ASE, and ASNC.

Dr. Alvarez has a long interest in the specialist area of women’s heart disease and shares a special interest in the management of arrhythmias and preventive cardiovascular medicine. As an avid runner, she believes passionately that a preventive approach to medicine needs to be built on a healthy lifestyle.