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Jose Alvarez III, MD

Jose Alvarez III, MD


  • Education

  • Universidad Central del Caribe School of Medicine
    Bayamon, Puerto Rico
  • Internship

  • Pittsburgh Mercy Health System Mercy Hospital of Pittsburgh
    Pittsburgh, PA
  • Residency

  • State University of New York SUNY-Downstate Medical Center
    Brooklyn, NY

Dr. Alvarez grew up in Miami, Florida, and is fluent in English and Spanish. He completed his undergraduate studies in Microbiology at the University of Miami, and graduate studies at the University of South Florida. Dr. Alvarez graduated from medical school at Universidad Central del Caribe in Puerto Rico. He completed a general surgery internship at Mercy Hospital in Pittsburgh and an anesthesiology residency at State University of New York (SUNY) in Brooklyn. Dr. Alvarez completed an Interventional Pain Management Fellowship at New York Medical College and St. Vincent's Catholic Medical Center in New York, NY.

To help his patients become more functional and productive, Dr. Alvarez utilizes the most current interventional procedures for the treatment of chronic and complex pain conditions. These procedures include transforaminal/translaminar epidurals, facet blocks, Botox, peripheral nerve injections, trigger point injections and sympathetic blockade. More specialized procedures such as spinal cord stimulators and radiofrequency neurolytic techniques are also available.

Practice Information

  • Fellowship

  • New York Medical College St. Vincent's Catholic Medical Center
    New York, NY
  • Board Certification

  • American Board of Anesthesiology
  • Office Location

  • Health First Medical Group
  • 205 E. Nasa Blvd
    Melbourne, FL 32901-1937
  • Phone: 321.361.5618


New patients should arrive at least 15 minutes before their scheduled appointments to complete all paperwork. They should bring their insurance cards, a government-issued photo ID, and lists of their medicines and any prior operations. Co-pays and any outstanding balances are due at the time of each visit. Generally, operations or procedures won't take place on the first visit.


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