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Rene J. Alvarez, Jr., MD

Vice Chief, Section of Cardiology
Medical Director, Heart Failure/Cardiac Transplantation Program/MSC Fellowship Director, Temple University Hospital
Professor, Medicine

Rene Alvarez, Jr.
For Patients
Contact Information

Contact Information

Phone

215-707-5744

Email

rene.alvarez@tuhs.temple.edu
About Me

Clinical Interests

  • Advanced heart failure
  • Cardiac transplant
  • Pulmonary hypertension
  • Hypertension specialist
  • Mechanical circulatory support
  • Sleep disorders in heart failure

Research Interests

  • Sleep disorders in heart failure
  • Pulmonary vascular disease
  • Quality improvements in heart failure
Education, Training & Credentials

Educational Background

  • Fellowship, Heart Failure/Transplantation, Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MD, 1997
  • Fellowship, Cardiology, Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MD, 1997
  • Residency, Medicine, Temple University Hospital, Philadelphia, PA, 1993
  • Internship, Temple University Hospital, Philadelphia, PA, 1991

Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
    • Sub-specialty of Cardiology
    • Sub-specialty of Heart failure/transplant

Memberships

  • American Medical Association
  • American College of Cardiology
  • American College of Physicians
  • American Heart Association
  • International Society for Heart and Lung Transplantation
  • American Society of Hematology
  • American College of Chest Physicians
  • Pennsylvania Heart Association
Publications

PubMed Publications

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