Dr. Rene J Alvarez MD Cardiologist

Dr. Rene Alvarez is a cardiologist in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and is affiliated with Temple University Hospital. He received his medical degree from Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania and has been in practice for 24 years. He is one of 41 doctors at Temple University Hospital who specialize in Cardiovascular Disease. He also speaks multiple languages, including Spanish.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Cardiologist: General Cardiology, Heart Failure & Transplantation

Clinical Interests: Aortic Valve Stenosis, Endocarditis, Heart Valve Prosthesis, Heart-Assist Devices, Mitral Valve Stenosis, Arteriosclerosis, Heart Valve Diseases, Mucopolysaccharidosis I

Hospital Affiliation

Temple University Hospital
High performing in Cardiology & Heart Surgery

Other Languages Spoken

  • Spanish

Education & Medical Training

Temple University Hospital
Residency, Internal Medicine, 1990–1993

Johns Hopkins University
Fellowship, Cardiovascular Disease, 1993–1996

Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania
Class of 1990

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified 20 years in Internal Medicine

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified 17 years in Cardiovascular Disease

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified 4 years in Advanced Heart Failure & Transplant Cardiology

PA State Medical License

Awards, Honors & Recognition

Meaningful Use Stage 1 Certification, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services

Publications & Presentations

Vasopressin antagonists for patients with acute heart failure: interpreting new clinical and translational data.
Feldman, A. M.,Hamad, E.,Tsai, E. J.,Zhu, W.,Tilley, D. G.,Alvarez, R.,Cheung, J. Y.

Valve surgery in a mucopolysaccharidosis type I patient: early prosthetic valve endocarditis.
Rocha, R.V., Alvarez, R.J., Bermudez, C.A.

Coronary angiography predicts improved outcome following cardiac arrest: propensity-adjusted analysis.
Reynolds, J.C., Callaway, C.W., El Khoudary, S.R., Moore, C.G., Alvarez, R.J., Rittenberger, J.C.

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