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Rene Alvarez , MD

Jefferson Health

Rene Alvarez , MD

Division Chief, Cardiology


◽ Cardiology - Heart Failure and Transplantation Cardiology

Advanced Heart Failure; Cardiomyopathy; Coronavirus (COVID-19); Heart Attack; Primary Pulmonary Hypertension; Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension; Valvular Heart Disease



Dr. Rene J. Alvarez is an Advanced Heart Failure And Transplant Cardiology Specialist in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and is affiliated with Jefferson Health-Thomas Jefferson University Hospitals. He received his medical degree from Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania and has been in practice for more than 20 years. He has more than 30 years of diverse experiences, especially in advanced heart failure and transplant cardiology, cardiovascular disease cardiology. He also speaks multiple languages, including Spanish.

Education & Fellowships

    ◽ Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, Medical School
    ◽ Internship: Temple University Hospital
    ◽ Residency: Temple University Hospital
    ◽ Fellowship: Johns Hopkins Hospital

Awards & Honors

    ◽ Philadelphia Magazine's Top Docs 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014
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