Dr. Alvaro Aranda

Pulmonology
Guaynabo, PR
34 years experience male

Locations

Office

Guaynabo, PR

Address

Ste 1240 Maramar Plaza, 101 San Patricio Ave, Guaynabo, PR
Directions

My office hours

Saturday: Closed
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Fax

(787) 545-5127

Insurances accepted

No Value

Triple-S Inc

Medicare

MMM Healthcare Inc

Medical Card System Inc

Tricare

Humana Insurance Company

About

Bio

borned & raised in Puerto Rico. After fellowship went with the US Air Force for 3 years. In 1995 came back to PR. At present founded AlliancePulmonary Group in Guaynabo, an affluent suburb of San Juan. At present besides private practice, do research projects in asthma, COPD, allergies, Pulmonary hypertension & Sleep disorders. Ad honorem tittle with the UPR medical school where 4th year medical students, residents & pulmonary fellows do rotation in my practice as well as in the only Pulmonary hypertension center in PR. This center was established in a joint venture with other pulmonologist & a cardiologists at the Auxilio Mutuo hospital; the biggest hospital in PR with over 525 beds. Named among best Pulmonologist & Critical Care MDs of PR 10 yrs ia a row

Specialties
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Pulmonology

Critical Care

Sleep Medicine

Licenses

United States: Florida, Georgia,

Doctor Q&A

315 Answers
113 Agrees
The number of answers this doctor has agreed with.
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alvaro Aranda
34 years experience Pulmonology
If MR surgery is 1st: If PH is secondary to a mitral regurgitation, to correct the valve is the procedure of choice. Either repair or replace, because this is the cause of ... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alvaro Aranda
34 years experience Pulmonology
Particulate: particles in it could have mold, fungi & other components but by itself can cause allergic reactions in certain persons
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alvaro Aranda
34 years experience Pulmonology
See a doctor: Although could be a simple thing problems as pulmonary hypertension, esophageal diseases & other thoracic & pulmonary problems could be presen ... Read More

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Aug 21, 2013
Dr. Aranda stands amongst the best pulmonologist and critical care physicians. Highly recommended.
Responsible and knowledgeable.
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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Aranda is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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This was very helpful. Thanks! Thank you for this answer. My mother is elderly and I was afraid to expose her to someone who recently had the flu.
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Thanks for your reply. Are flu like symptoms normal towith urticaira? I am shivering, head aches, aching muscles and joints, eyes sensitive.
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But what if I haven't been diagnosed w/anything except m kansasii.I was diagnosed 2 yrs ago but I can't find a doctor that will help me

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

University of Puerto Rico School of Medicine
Graduated 1986MD

Medical/Graduate school

University of Puerto Rico School of Medicine, PR
Graduated 1986MD

Residency

San Juan City Hospital

Residency

San Juan City hospital

Residency

Univ South Florida, Tampa

Awards

Among Best Pulmonologist inPR/Drs Choice awards, Buena Vida/ Casiano Communications Group
Doctors Choice award among best Pulmonologist in PR 2003 to 2014
Doctors choice award among best Intensivist in PR 2003 to 2014

Affiliations

American College of Chest Physicians
American Thoracic Society
Society of Critical Care Medicine

Publications

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