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Ronald D. Alvarez BS, MD, MBA

Betty and Lonnie S. Burnett, Professor, Chairman, and Clinical Service Chief
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  • 132 ratings

Areas of Expertise

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    Cancers of the Female Reproductive Organs
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    Gynecologic Cancer
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    Gynecologic Oncology
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Programs and Clinics


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  • Bachelor of Science - Louisiana State University, 1979
  • Doctor of Medicine - Louisiana State University New Orleans, 1983
  • Residency - University of Alabama at Birmingham Health System, 1987
  • Fellowship - University of Alabama at Birmingham Health System, 1990
  • Master of Business Administration - Auburn University, 2013

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Patient Comments

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I would strongly recommend *Dr. Alvarez to any gynecological patients. He is extremely knowledgeable, personable, and an excellent communicator. He trained with the best gynecological oncology group in the U.S. I have seen *Dr. Alvarez for many years.
December 11, 2022
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*Dr. Alvarez is the best.
December 8, 2022
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It was worth the 2.5 hour trip to see Dr. Alvarez and visit Vanderbilt. He even drew a picture so I could understand what was going on!
October 26, 2022
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Absolutely - hope I get a chance to recommend!
September 14, 2022
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I cannot express enough the kindness I have received through my experience with all staff Doctors nurses techs everyone who has been involved in my treatment
August 27, 2022
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I cannot say enough what a caring *Dr. Alvarez was to me. In receiving my cancer diagnosis I was terrified, he made me feel at ease & that he genuinely cared about me.
August 8, 2022
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Dr. Alvarez was aware of my history and circumstances prior to entering the exam room and had obviously taken care to give me the help I need.
July 30, 2022
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*Dr. Ron Alvarez is the most caring physician! This whole team is exceptional!
July 25, 2022
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June 23, 2022
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