Roger Alvarez, DO

Roger Alvarez, DO, MPH

Pulmonology Pittsburgh, PA

Fellow, Pulmonary & Critical Care Medicine

Office Address

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  • Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine
    3459 Fifth Avenue Pittsburgh, PA 15213
    Pittsburgh, PA 15213
    Fax: (888) 663-6137


  • I trained in Internal Medicine at Emory University in Atlanta, GA, and I am a current Fellow in Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine at UPMC in Pittsburgh, PA.

Dr. Alvarez's Clinical Specialties & Interests

  • Pulmonology: Critical Care Medicine, General Pulmonary Medicine, Pulmonary Vascular Medicine
  • Clinical Interests: Education; Diagnostic evaluation; Critical care; Diagnostic Errors; Hemodynamics; Pulmonary Hypertension; Sepsis

Dr. Alvarez's Faculty Appointments & Work History

  • FellowUPMC
    Pittsburgh, PA
  • PhysicianAtlanta VA Medical Center
    Decatur, GA
  • Senior Associate in MedicineEmory University
    Decatur, GA
  • Teaching AssistantNova Southeastern University - College of Osteopathic Medicine
    Davie, FL
  • PresidentNSU College of Osteopathic Medicine Student Government Association
    Vice President (2006-2007)
  • Assistant InvestigatorFederal Trade Commission
    Washington, DC
    Analyzed statistical and procedural validity in clinical studies offered as substantiation for claims made by health product companies and made recommendations to attorney staff.
  • Adjunct ProfessorMiami-Dade College
    Miami, FL
  • InstructorKaplan Test Prep and Admissions Consulting
    Miam, FL

Dr. Alvarez's Education & Medical Training

  • University of Pittsburgh Medical CenterUniversity of Pittsburgh Medical CenterFellowship, Pulmonary Disease and Critical Care Medicine
  • Emory UniversityEmory UniversityChief Residency, Internal Medicine
  • Emory UniversityEmory UniversityResidency, Internal Medicine
  • Emory UniversityEmory UniversityInternship, Internal Medicine
  • Nova SE Univ, Hlth Prof Div, Col OsteoNova Southeastern University College of Osteopathic MedicineMedical School, DO, MPH, With Honors
  • Georgetown UniversityGeorgetown UniversityOther Training, Master of Science, Physiology and Biophysics
  • University of MiamiUniversity of MiamiOther Training, Bachelor of Science, Biology

Dr. Alvarez's Certifications & Licensure

  • Trainee LicenseTrainee LicensePA,2013 - Present
  • GA State Medical LicenseGA State Medical License2011 - 2014
  • American Board of Internal MedicineAmerican Board of Internal MedicineInternal Medicine, 2012, Current

Dr. Alvarez's Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • CHESTBest Case Report Award - Infectious Disease Student/Resident CasesCHEST, 2012
  • Emory UniversityOutstanding PGY-3 Resident AwardEmory University, 2012
  • Emory UniversityOutstanding PGY-1 Resident AwardEmory University, 2010
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Dr. Alvarez's Publications & Presentations

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  • Metastatic Pulmonary Calcifications In A Bilateral Lung Transplant RecipientBhadriraju, S., Alvarez, R. A., American Thoracic Society, San Diego, CA, 5/18/2014
  • Miliary Tuberculosis Presenting With GI Bleed From Hepatic Artery Pseudoaneurysm Rupture in an HIV Infected PatientAlvarez RA, Venado A, CHEST, Atlanta, GA, 10/21/2012
  • Alternate Day Rosuvastatin Dosing for Statin Intolerant Patients.Achtchi, A. N., Alvarez, R. A., Nell-Dybdahl, C., Smiley, W. H., Sperling, L. S., American College of Cardiology 60th Annual Scientific Session., New Orleans, LA.
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  • Residency Clinical Competence CommitteeMember2012 - Present
  • Residency Leadership CommitteeMember2012 - Present

Other Languages

  • Spanish

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