Dr. Alvarez grew up in Circleville, Ohio and attended The Ohio State University where he earned two degrees. Go Bucks! He received his bachelor’s degree in Business Administration in 1993, graduating Summa Cum Laude. He got tired of wearing suits and decided to change into more comfortable scrubs and completed medical school at OSU in 1998.
North Carolina became his home where he completed his ObGyn residency at Duke University Medical Center earning Alpha Omega Alpha honors. He completed another year of training as a specialist registrar at Queen Mary’s University Hospital in London, England.
Dr. Alvarez moved back to North Carolina and joined Arbor ObGyn (previously Atrium ObGyn) in 2003. He and his wife live nearby with their four daughters. Dr. Alvarez’s wife is a professor of Maternal-Fetal Medicine at Duke University.
“I love that ObGyn provides the opportunity to truly connect with families during pregnancies and that I also can care for women through all stages of life. What I love about Arbor is that we have the most professional and caring staff one could ever work with; a true family. We hope you find it that way, too.”
When Dr. Alvarez is not having a dance party in his kitchen or playing four-square, you might find him swimming, biking, or running. He has competed in all triathlon distances, including completing a full Ironman! He also enjoys boating, golfing, and OSU athletics.
Dr. Alvarez is Board Certified and a Fellow of the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists. He is also a member of the North Carolina and Wake County Medical Societies. Dr. Alvarez is a past chairman of the Rex Hospital Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology.