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Silvia Alvarez
Patient Rating
4.8 / 5 (Based on 57 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


  • 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

November 02, 2020
Very helpful in explaining how to care for myself to keep in myself from having my health decline
October 08, 2020
One of the most professional and caring physicians I have encountered. I was very impressed.
August 01, 2020
My first visit with Dr. Alvarez was fantastic. She took her time reviewing medical history, current diagnosis/issues and answered/discussed all questions and concerns. I am very optimistic about my treatment.
July 31, 2020
dr. Alvarez was great - explained my diagnoses better than had been done before!
July 31, 2020
Dr Alvarez was excellent in explaining the reasons why I was referred to her, and what the next steps would be. she included me in the conversation and genuinely listened to my concerns.
March 04, 2020
Dr. Alvarez Listened to my concerns and answered all my questions. She is thorough and kind. She spent time with me and was never hurried.
January 30, 2020
Very pleasant.
August 27, 2019
Always felt I get good care and advice. And all so friendly.
April 13, 2019
spent time explaining everything and asking questions, so much better than any doctor I have ever seen
March 27, 2019
Dr Alvarez is very professional
February 13, 2019
The doctor was very nice to me, and explained everything very well.
December 15, 2018
Excellant.. took time to explain everything
December 06, 2018
all I could ask for in a doctor
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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