Roger Alvarez, DO

Roger Alvarez, DO, MPH

Pulmonology Pittsburgh, PA

Fellow, Pulmonary & Critical Care Medicine


Office Address

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

Roger Alvarez, DO, MPH

Pulmonology Pittsburgh, PA

Fellow, Pulmonary & Critical Care Medicine

Summary

  • 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.

Clinical Specialties & Interests

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

Education & Medical Training

  • Emory UniversityEmory University
  • Georgetown University
  • Nova Southeastern University College of Osteopathic MedicineNova Southeastern University College of Osteopathic Medicine
  • University of Miami
  • University of Pittsburgh Medical CenterUniversity of Pittsburgh Medical Center

Certifications & Licensure

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

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • Outstanding Teaching Fellow AwardUPMC Department of Internal Medicine, 2014
  • Best Case Report Award - Infectious Disease Student/Resident CasesCHEST, 2012
  • Outstanding PGY-3 Resident AwardEmory University, 2012

Publications & Presentations

PubMed

Abstracts/Posters

  • Every Other Day Dosing of Rosuvastatin for Patients Intolerant to Statins. Achtchi, A. N., Alvarez, R. A., Nell-Dybdahl, C., Smiley, W. H., Sperling, L. S., Resident Research Day, Emory University School of Medicine., Atlanta, GA.
  • Metastatic Pulmonary Calcifications In A Bilateral Lung Transplant Recipient Bhadriraju, S., Alvarez, R. A., Pilewski, J. M., American Thoracic Society, San Diego, CA, 5/18/2014
  • Miliary Tuberculosis Presenting With GI Bleed From Hepatic Artery Pseudoaneurysm Rupture in an HIV Infected Patient Alvarez RA, Venado A, CHEST, Atlanta, GA, 10/21/2012

Research History

  • Research Fellow2014 - Present
    Research fellow at the Vascular Medicine Institute in Pittsburgh, PA in the Straub laboratory, studying the role of cytochrome b5 reductase 3 (CYB5R3) in the nitric oxide signaling pathway in the pulmonary circulation.

Committees

  • Residency Clinical Competence Committee Member 2012 - Present
  • Residency Leadership Committee Member 2012 - Present

Other Languages

  • Spanish

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