Flavio Alvareze, MD


Clinic Locations

Northeast
11481 Toepperwein Road, Suite 1202
San Antonio, Texas 78233
210.655.8470


Uvalde
Uvalde Specialty Clinic
1025 Garner Field Road
Uvalde, Texas 78801
210.655.8470


Affiliated Hospitals
Warm Springs Rehab Hospital 
14747 Jones Maltsberger Road
San Antonio, TX 78247

Northeast Baptist
8811 Village Drive
San Antonio, Texas 78217


Northeast Methodist
2412 Judson Road
San Antonio, Texas 78233

Globalrehab – San Antonio 
19126 Stonehue 
San Antonio, Texas 78258

Christus Santa Rosa - New Braunfels
600 N. Union Ave.
New Braunfels, Texas 78130 

Warm Springs Rehab Hospital 
New Braunfels
1445 Hanz Drive 
New Braunfels, Texas 78130
 

Guadalupe Regional Medical Center
1215 E. Court
Seguin,  Texas 78155 

Uvalde Memorial Hospital
1025 Garner Field Road
Uvalde, Texas 78801

Languages
English
Spanish

Flavio Alvarez, MD


Flavio Alvarez, MD, has practiced with Renal Associates since 1999. Dr. Alvarez finished Medical School at the Fundacion Escuela Colombiana de Medicina in Bogotá, Colombia. He completed residency in Internal Medicine at Barnes-Jewish Hospital at Washington University Medical Center in St. Louis, Missouri. Dr. Alvarez came to San Antonio in 1996 for a Nephrology fellowship at The University of Texas Health Science Center San Antonio. He is Board Certified in both Internal Medicine and Nephrology. His practice includes inpatient and outpatient consultative nephrology including management of patients with acute and chronic kidney disease, hypertension, renal transplantation and dialysis. He is fluent in Spanish. He has two children and his hobbies include soccer and cycling.

Education

MD, Fundacion Escuela Colombiana de Medicina, Bogota, Colombia, 1989

Postgraduate Training

Internship in Internal Medicine, Barnes-Jewish Hospital at Washington University Medical Center, St. Louis, Missouri, 1994

Residency in Internal Medicine, Barnes-Jewish Hospital at Washington University Medical Center, St. Louis, Missouri, 1996

Fellowship, Nephrology, UT Health Science Center San Antonio, 1998 

Board Certifications

American Board of Internal Medicine
- Internal Medicine
American Board Internal Medicine - Nephrology

Medical Directorships

North Central Bexar County Kidney Disease Clinic, FMC North Central Bexar County

Uvalde Kidney Disease Clinic, BMA of Uvalde 

Professional Organizations, Societies

Bexar County Medical Society

Texas Medical Association

Research Experience

Seok Park, Hideyasu Kiyomoto, Flavio Alvarez, Yu Chen Xu, Sherry L. Abboud, Hanna E. Abboud. Regulation of Insulin Like Growth Factor Binding Proteins During Diabetic Renal Hypertrophy. Submitted for Publication.

Theodore F. Saad, Flavio H. Alvarez, Pablo E. Pergola, Ileana Martinez, Lin Johnson. University of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio, Texas. Placement and Exchange of Tunneled Permanent Venous Catheters (PC) Without Fluoroscopic Guidance. Abstract Submitted to ASN 1998.

Multidose Evaluation of 19 nor-1 alpha, 25 dihydroxy Vitamin D2 in End Stage Renal Disease Patients Undergoing Hemodialysis. Investigator at the UTHSC San Antonio Multicenter Trial Site. 1996.

A Comparison of the Intra and Interpatient Variability of Cyclosporine Pharmacokinetics in Renal Transplant Recipients on Oral Sandimmune and following Conversion to Neoral. Investigator at the UTHSC San Antonio Multicenter Trial Site. 1997.

Flavio H. Alvarez. Dept. of Medicine, Washington University School of Medicine. St. Louis, MO. A Case of Acute Portal Vein Thrombosis. Abstract Submitted to the Annual Meeting of the American College of Physicians, Missouri Chapter. 1994.

Flavio H. Alvarez, J. Dallavis, J. O’Brian. Dept. of Medicine, Washington University School of Medicine. St. Louis, MO. The role of Methotrexate Therapy in the Management of Patients with Cyclosporine A- Resistant Inflammatory Bowel Disease. Abstract Submitted to the annual Meeting of the American Gastroenterological Association and American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases. May 19, 1996.
 
Flavio H. Alvarez, J.C. Escandon, C. Lozano, C. Carvajal. Incidence, Distribution and Outcomes of Trauma Patients treated at the Hospital Simon Bolivar. Fundacion Escuela Colombiana de Medicina. Bogota, Colombia. 1989.

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