Dr. Richard Alvarez MD

Orthopedic Foot / Ankle Surgeons in Chattanooga, TN

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Dr. Richard Alvarez specializes in orthopedic foot & ankle surgery, orthopedic surgery in Chattanooga, Tennessee.

Dr. Richard Alvarez has been compared 462 times. Details of Dr. Alvarez's 41 years experience as an MD, his hospital affiliation and education at University of Tennessee are available on your free doctor report.


Primary Location for Dr. Alvarez

Dr. Richard Alvarez
725 Glenwood Dr
Chattanooga, TN 37404

Patient Ratings and Reviews

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Dr. Richard Alvarez has an average rating of 4 stars (out of 5) with a rating of Very Good based on 7 reviews.

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 Board Certification, Specialty and Expertise

Dr. Richard Alvarez has been identified as specializing in Orthopedic Foot & Ankle Surgery and Orthopedic Surgery.


  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Orthopedic Foot & Ankle Surgery

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Accepted Insurance

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Dr. Richard Alvarez accepts the following plan at 725 Glenwood Dr, Chattanooga, TN

  • Great West

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 Hospital Affiliation

A hospital affiliation covers any doctor who has an affiliation, association or admitting privilege with a hospital. A doctor's particular affiliation to a specific hospital can translate to the overall quality of that provider.

Dr. Alvarez is affiliated with 1 hospital:

Memorial Healthcare System
2525 De Sales Ave
Chattanooga, Tennessee


Dr. Alvarez attended medical school at University of Tennessee College of Medicine and graduated in 1975 having 41 years experience.

While there is no proven correlation between the quality of one's educational institution and the quality of one's professional competence, it is often an indicator. Medical schools have various levels of selectivity (some are harder to get into than others), and both the quality of their clinical training and level of research are measured. Additional medical training in both residency and fellowships and the facilities they are conducted at also provide a history of the doctors' level of training and experience.


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