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About Dr. Paul B Alvord

Dr. Paul B Alvord, MD is a Doctor primarily located in San Diego, CA. He has 21 years of experience. His specialties include Surgery and Transplant Surgery. Dr. Alvord has received 3 awards. He speaks English.

Rating Overview

11 Ratings with 5 Comments

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Paul B Alvord is Excellent. Dr. Paul B Alvord has been rated by 11 patients. From those 11 patients 5 of those left a comment along with their rating. The overall rating for Dr. Paul B Alvord is 4.6 of 5.0 stars.

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Primary Address

Pacific Coast Medical Group

4033 3rd Ave Ste 204
San Diego, CA 92103
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Specialties

Dr. Paul B Alvord has the following 2 specialties

  • Surgery
  • Transplant Surgery

    Transplant surgeons are trained to transplant organs from donors, whether living or deceased, to the patients in need. This includes liver, lung, heart, intestine, pancreas and kidney transplants as well as tissue, bone marrow and cornea transplants. Kidney disease, diabetes, cystic fibrosis and serious infections are just a few reasons you might need a transplant.
    Your surgeon will consult with you prior to the operation for a pre-transplant evaluation and they will see you through your healing process to ensure you have no complications. Some surgeons get additional training and education on pediatric transplants to provide special care to children.

  • Specialty Expertise

    Dr. Paul B Alvord has the following 5 expertise

  • Organ Transplantation
  • Liver Diseases
  • Pancreatic Diseases
  • Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Surgery (Laparoscopy)

Dr. Paul B Alvord has 0 board certified specialties

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Reviews

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Five Stars

Dr. Alvord is an exceptionally professional, compassionate, and available doctor I ever had the pleasure of working with for my abdominal surgery. He has the best bedside manner, is always upbeat, and spends quality time with you really listening to your concerns. I highly recommend him.

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One Star

Do not go to this office! The staff told him that they had a problem with me, since I questioned why it was taking 2 months to schedule surgery (my husband has pancreatic cancer)...so they dropped us!! Roccio (the office manager) was very rude, condescending and showed no compassion for what we were going thru..this dr abandoned us because his high school graduate staff told him to!! disgraceful!!

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I work with and alongside Dr. Alvord in the operating room and as many have said he is by far the most confident, educated and caring surgeon I have yet to meet (and I work with several new ones on a daily basis). His level of expertise and ability to act quickly and decisively is second to none! He is an incredible surgeon and a great person with a great sense of humor and positive attitude.

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Best Surgeon in Town!

The absolute greatest physician ever - really knows his stuff and has the greatest bedside manner. Dr. Alvord makes a difference! Consider yourself lucky if he is your surgeon!

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always pick him

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  • Awards

    3 Awards

  • Patients' Choice Award

    Patients' Choice Award (2014, 2016)

    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.

  • Compassionate Doctor Recognition

    Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2014)

    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

    On-Time Doctor Award (2014)

    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.

  • Education

    21 Years Experience

  • Ohio State University College Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1997

  • Accepted Insurance

    Dr. Paul B Alvord accepts the following insurance providers.

  • Aetna
    • Aetna Choice POS II
    • Aetna HMO
    • Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
    • Aetna Savings Plus of CA
    • Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
  • Blue Cross California
    • Blue Cross CA PPO Prudent Buyer Small Group
    • Blue Cross CA Advantage PPO Preferred DirectAccess Plus
    • Blue Cross CA PPO Prudent Buyer Individual
    • Blue Cross CA PPO Prudent Buyer Large Group
  • Cigna
    • CIGNA HMO
    • CIGNA LocalPlus
    • CIGNA Open Access Plus
    • CIGNA PPO
    • Cigna Southern CA Select
  • First Health
    • First Health PPO
  • Health Net
    • Health Net CA CommunityCare Network HMO
    • Health Net CA HMO Employer Group
    • Health Net CA PPO
  • Humana
    • Humana Choice POS
  • United Healthcare
    • UHC Choice Plus POS
    • UHC Navigate HMO
    • UHC Navigate POS
    • UHC Options PPO

Locations & Directions

Pacific Coast Medical Group, 4033 3rd Ave Ste 204, San Diego, CA

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