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About Dr. Pamela L Alvarez

Dr. Pamela L Alvarez, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Murrieta, CA. She has 19 years of experience. Her specialties include Neurology and Neurological Surgery. Dr. Alvarez is affiliated with Sharp Memorial Hospital. She speaks English.

Rating Overview

44 Ratings with 21 Comments

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Pamela L Alvarez is Good. Dr. Pamela L Alvarez has been rated by 44 patients. From those 44 patients 21 of those left a comment along with their rating. The overall rating for Dr. Pamela L Alvarez is 3.1 of 5.0 stars.

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Primary Address

Pamela L Alvarez Md

24910 Las Brisas Rd Ste 115
Murrieta, CA 92562
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Specialties

Dr. Pamela L Alvarez has the following 2 specialties

  • 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.

  • Neurological Surgery

    A neurological surgeon is a physician who surgically treats disorders of the nervous system, which is comprised of the brain, spinal cord and nerves.
    In addition to treating trauma of the head and spine, these doctors also treat disorders like epilepsy, aneurysms, hydrocephalus, Parkinson's disease, multiple sclerosis, stroke, spinal disc herniation, and spinal disease.
    Neurological surgeons can perform surgical procedures on the brain, such as stereotactic surgery, microsurgery, endoscopic surgery, stereotactic radiosurgery, and endovascular image guided methods.

  • Specialty Expertise

    Dr. Pamela L Alvarez has the following 15 expertise

  • Bell's Palsy
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Nerve Conduction Studies
  • Headache Disorders
  • Dizziness
  • Migraine Disorder
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Electromyography
  • Migraine Disorders
  • Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
  • Alzheimer's Disease
  • Headache
  • Epilepsy
  • Stroke

Dr. Pamela L Alvarez has 0 board certified specialties

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Reviews

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Horrible Horrible Horrible!

This doctor is extremely rude and has horrible bedside manner. She refused to help me with my migraines. She accused me of not being committed to getting rid of them. Are you kidding me? Um, ok, because I love migraines!!! WOW. What an arrogant and mean person. Please steer clear.

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Unkind and arrogant

Doesn't listen, is definitely not a kind doctor and discounts everything you tell her like you are stupid. Spare yourself and find a doctor that isn't so arrogant.

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Waste of time

This doctor was in and out the door so quick. She wanted to put me on medication but never took the time to explain why or what was even going on with me. I chose not to take the medication since I didn't feel it was needed. I was looking for answer not to just be medicated.

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Wonderful experience

I had been to a different neurologist that misdiagnosed and wanted to overmedicate me. When I saw Dr. Alvarez she explained my results, retested me and reassured me there was nothing wrong. I could be walking around medicated with toxic drugs unnecessarily with horrible side effects. Thankfully Dr. Alvarez was my second opinion and I feel great!

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One Star

She diagnosed me with having ALS which is ridi culous!If I had ALS I would be dead!She finishes talking to you and says she will be right back and then never comes back. She has very poor Dr. to patient skills!

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  • Hospital Affiliations

    Dr. Alvarez is affiliated (can practice and admit patients) with the following hospital(s).

  • Education

    19 Years Experience

  • Georgetown University School Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1999

  • Georgetown University Medical Center

    Residency

  • Accepted Insurance

    Dr. Pamela L Alvarez accepts the following insurance providers.

  • Aetna
    • Aetna HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card
    • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross California
    • BC CA California Care Small Group HMO
    • Blue Cross CA California Care Large Group HMO
    • Blue Cross CA Pathway X HMO
    • Blue Cross CA Priority Select HMO
    • Blue Cross CA Select HMO
    • Blue Cross CA Select Plus HMO
  • Blue Shield California
    • Blue Shield CA Bronze Full PPO 4500
    • Blue Shield CA PPO
  • Cigna
    • CIGNA HMO
    • CIGNA LocalPlus
    • CIGNA Open Access Plus
    • CIGNA PPO
  • First Health
    • First Health PPO
  • Health Net
    • Health Net CA CommunityCare Network HMO
    • Health Net CA HMO Employer Group
    • Health Net CA HMO SmartCare
    • Health Net CA HMO Whole Care Network
    • Health Net CA Individual and Family PPO
    • Health Net CA PPO
    • Health Net EPO - PureCare One Small Business
    • Health Net PureCare HSP Individual and Family Plans
    • Health Net SmartCare Large Group
    • Health Net SmartCare Small Group
  • Humana
    • Humana Choice POS
  • Multiplan
    • Multiplan PPO
    • PHCS PPO
    • PHCS PPO Kaiser
  • UHC West
    • UHC SignatureValue Flex1
    • UHC SignatureValue Flex2
    • UHC SignatureValue Flex3
    • UHC SignatureValue Focus
    • UHC West SignatureValue Alliance
    • UHC West SignatureValue HMO
  • United Healthcare
    • UHC Choice Plus POS
    • UHC Navigate HMO
    • UHC Navigate POS
    • UHC Options PPO

Locations & Directions

Pamela L Alvarez Md, 24910 Las Brisas Rd Ste 115, Murrieta, CA
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