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Dr. Jorge Alvear, MD

Pain Management Specialist

Professional statement

Dr. Alvear joins us from the Gwinnett area, where he brings nearly 20 years of experience as a board-certified Pain Management specialist. He received his Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Florida with a major in Microbiology and later completed his medical degree at George Washington University. Upon graduation, Dr. Alvear became an Intern at the Washington Hospital Center and was accepted into George Washington University’s Anesthesiology residency program. He completed his fellowship at the University of Utah in 2001. Dr. Alvear began his medical career working as a Labor and Delivery Anesthesiologist for several years at the Brandon Medical Center and then subsequently at Palmetto General Hospital in Florida. He then transferred to Meridian Pain and Diagnostics, where he practiced as a Pain Management physician before moving to Georgia in 2002 to join the Gwinnet Medical Center Anesthesiology and Pain Management Center. Dr. Alvear became board certified in Anesthesiology by the American Board of Anesthesiology in 1997 and was board certified in Pain Management in 2001. Dr. Alvear was recertified in the practice of Pain Medicine in 2012 and holds medical licenses in both Georgia and Washington state. Dr. Alvear specializes in various aspects of pain management, including cancer pain, nonsurgical treatment of spinal pain, as well as genicular nerve blocks for chronic extremity pain. Dr. Alvear practices in our Sandy Springs and Marietta locations.

In-network insurances

  • AARP
  • Aetna
  • Alliant Health Plans

Specialties

  • Pain Management Specialist

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Board certifications

  • American Board of Anesthesiology
  • Pain Medicine (Anesthesiology)

Education and training

  • Medical School - George Washington University, Doctor of Medicine
  • University of Florida (Bachelor's)
  • Washington Hospital Center, Internship in Internal Medicine
  • George Washington University, Residency in Anesthesiology
  • University of Utah, Fellowship in Pain Management

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Languages spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Provider's gender

Male

NPI number

1164464194

Office locations

The Physicians Spine & Rehabilitation

5730 Glenridge Dr, Suite 100

Sandy Springs, GA 30328

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Very thorough and considerate care. Doctor Alvear took a lot of time to understand my issues and explain options.
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Dr. Alvear was so patient and kind. He really, understood my pain and my condition. Would highly reccomend!
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Dr. Alvear is not the only pain physician I've been to, but he's the only one who takes time to explain and discuss my symptoms. I absolutely trust him with my care.
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Dr. Alvear is one of the best doctors I've seen, he answered all of my questions without hesitation. His office staff is also very friendly.
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I love this physician! He was so attentive and listened to my needs.
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Dr. Alvear is the best! He is very understanding and patient. He definitely knows his stuff! I'll be happy to see him again.
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Great bedside manner, very patient.
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Great Doc! Got me in quickly & really helped me out!
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