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Silvia Alvarez
Patient Rating
4.8 / 5 (Based on 220 Reviews)

Silvia Alvarez, MD

Specialty: Pulmonary & Critical Care Medicine

Schedule an Appointment

To schedule an appointment with Silvia Alvarez, please call 319-221-8788

Areas of Interest

Asthma, COPD, Diffuse Lung Diseases, Pleural Diseases, Lung Cancer, Bronchoscopy, Endobronchial (airways) minimal invasive procedures, and EBUS (Endobronchial Ultrasound).

Education and Training


San Carlos University of Guatemala School of Medicine, Guatemala, GT, Medicine Doctor and Surgeon


New York Medical College, Metropolitan Hospital Center, New York , NY, Internal Medicine


New York Medical College, Westchester Medical Center, Valhalla, NY, Pulmonary, Critical Care

Professional Memberships

  • American College of Chest Physicians
  • American Thoracic Society
  • Member of the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Guatemala

Honors, Awards, etc.

2022 Nominee for Colleague Award, one of Mercy's Annual Provider Awards


  • Board Certified Internal Medicine  
  • BLS, ACLS Certified
  • Board Certified Pulmonary Medicine
  • Board Certified Critical Care Medicine

Personal Interests

Playing the piano, reading, watching movies. Native Spanish speaker.

Patient Reviews

September 06, 2022
Dr did not listen or address my concerns, of why I was there
September 05, 2022
My first time with this Dr. She was very caring.
August 24, 2022
Dr. Alvarez seemed to be interested in all my health issues, not just my breathing concerns.
August 05, 2022
Dr explained my options.
July 15, 2022
Dr stated things clearly and included me in decision making. Much appreciated.
June 17, 2022
The first physician who took time necessary to explain my problems with health and answered my questions willing without making me feel rushed. I felt so grateful for her care.
May 26, 2022
She really listened and offered her thoughts on all of my questions. She shared a lot of information but could tell I was uneasy with some of that information. She was compassionate in the delivery of her thoughts and next steps.
March 01, 2022
I would recommend Dr Alvarez to all I know. She's very attentive and clear
February 25, 2022
Excellent physican
February 24, 2022
She is very thorough and answered all my questions. She seemed very caring
January 19, 2022
She took time to listen to me.
January 13, 2022
Dr. Alvarez does a good job explaining tests and gives me sufficient time to ask any questions.
October 05, 2021
Dr. Alvarez is wonderful. She is very patient and takes her time to listen and answer questions. She makes you feel like you are important!
September 09, 2021
Dr. Was easy to speak with
August 26, 2021
Very good experience.
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Provider's Contact Information

Mercy Pulmonology Clinic website


  • Mercy Pulmonology Clinic

    Mercy 8th & 8th Medical Park 788 8th Ave SE, Suite 200 Cedar Rapids, IA 52401

    Office: 319-221-8788
    Fax: 319-221-8787