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Dr. Joseph Alvarnas, MD

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Dr. Joseph Alvarnas, MD is a Hematology & Oncology Specialist in Duarte, CA. They specialize in Hematology & Oncology, has 33 years of experience, and is board certified in Hematology. They graduated from UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA AT SAN FRANCISCO and is affiliated with City Of Hope Helford Clinical Research Hospital.

Dr. Alvarnas works at City of Hope in Duarte, CA. They are accepting new patients and accepts Aetna, Anthem and Blue Cross Blue Shield as well as other major insurance plans. Please call ahead to schedule an appointment and to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

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    City of Hope
    1500 Duarte Rd, Duarte, CA 91010 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (626) 218-2124

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  • City Of Hope Helford Clinical Research Hospital

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    Sep 26, 2020
    I’ve been a Multiple Myeloma patient of Dr Alvarnas for over 11 years. He is patient and always listens (and responds) to my concerns. I am trusting him with my life. He’s earned that trust.
    Teresa Duarte — Sep 26, 2020
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    About Dr. Joseph Alvarnas, MD

    Specialties
    • Hematology & Oncology
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    Years of Experience
    • 33 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English, Italian, Portuguese and Spanish
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    NPI Number
    • 1558321745
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    Education & Certifications

    Fellowship
    • Stanford University Medical Center
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    • Stanford University Medical Center
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    • UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA AT SAN FRANCISCO
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    • Hematology
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