Nitza I Alvarez, MD Cardiovascular Disease Open Now

Nitza I Alvarez, MD

Cardiovascular Disease, Telemedicine
The Villages, FL 32159 (1 other location)
(352) 533-2183 Accepting New Patients Visit Website

About Nitza I Alvarez MD

Nitza I Alvarez, MD is a health care provider primarily located in The Villages, FL, with another office in Leesburg, FL. She has 19 years of experience. Her specialties include Cardiovascular Disease, Telemedicine. Alvarez is affiliated with Leesburg Regional Medical Center and The Villages Regional Hospital. She speaks Spanish, English.

undefined Alvarez has received the following awards:


Nitza I Alvarez has 2 locations

Tri-County Heart Institute PA 1400 N US Highway 441 Ste 537 The Villages, FL 32159
Tri-County Heart Institute PA 26218 US HWY 27 Ste 103 Leesburg, FL 34748


Nitza I Alvarez has the following 2 SPECIALTIES

Specialty Expertise

Nitza I Alvarez has the following 21 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


3 Awards

  • Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2018, 2017, 2016)

    Compassionate Doctor Recognition Compassionate Doctor certification is granted to physicians who treat their patients with the utmost kindness. The honor is granted based on a physician's overall and bedside manner scores.

  • On-Time Doctor Award (2018, 2017, 2016)

    On-Time Doctor Award Vitals On-Time + Promptness Award recognizes doctors with consistent high ratings for timeliness of appointments. The honor is granted based on a physician's overall and promptness scores.

  • Patients' Choice Award (2018, 2017, 2016)

    Patients' Choice Award Patients' Choice recognition reflects the difference a particular physician has made in the lives of his/her patients. The honor is bestowed to physicians who have received near perfect scores, as voted by patients.


19 Years Experience

Universidad Central Del Caribe

Graduated in 2003

Albany Medical Center


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 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 of such a prestigious professional medical organization was recognition 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’s 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 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.

When not working, or pursuing her numerous outreach projects, she can be found enjoying quality time with her husband and 2 children.