The initial focus of her career was as a hospitalist, covering for more than 10 years Acute Care hospitals and Long Term Care facilities, helping patients transition safely home; now, her main focus is clinical Primary Care and she ensures she is the Primary Care doctor if her patients are admitted to a hospitals, which promotes the most efficient and effective medical care.
Another area of expertise that Dr. Alvarez is passionate about is Wound Care Medicine. Her extensive experience working as a medical staff of the largest wound care centers in Houston (Memorial Medical Center, Greater Heights Memorial, Select West, the Methodist Hospital, etc.). has allowed her to be considered a proficient wound care expert. Her goal is to heal and alleviate all forms of ulcers and wounds (diabetic ulcers, surgical lacerations, and others) and is determined to avoid unnecessary amputations.