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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

Board Certifications

  • Obstetrics and Gynecology - American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology, 1991
  • Gynecologic Oncology - American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology, 1992

Patient Comments

Patient Comments are gathered from the Press Ganey Patient Experience Survey and displayed in full. Patients are not identified in order to respect patient privacy.
It's bad to have cancer but it's the best care from *Dr. Alvery - women would be fortunate to have his care.
March 16, 2022
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I have received very prompt and good treatment.
March 14, 2022
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Best oncologist ever!
March 9, 2022
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*Dr. Alvarez was excellent! I do not have enough adjectives to describe how well he looked after me I felt like I was his only patient!
Februray 19, 2022
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My doctor and Vanderbilt are the best of the best. My cancer was advanced when a second opinion brought be here. They saved my life. No doubt.
Februray 16, 2022
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Check-up following surgery.
January 20, 2022
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Caring, competent. Best in his field.
January 10, 2022
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We have not discussed other treatments, I am doing very well with what we are doing now.
November 19, 2021
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I have followed *Dr. Alvarez for 30 years!
August 17, 2021
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