Dr. Alden R. Alvarez received his medical diploma from the Higher Institute of Medical Sciences, Santa Clara, Cuba. In Cuba, he received training in General Surgery and Medicine, and has practiced both specialties. Dr. Alvarez has also completed additional medical education at the Central University of Ecuador, in Quito, Ecuador. Upon obtaining his diploma in Medicine and Surgery, he practiced for four years. Dr. Alvarez then completed a Family Medicine Residency at the University of Puerto Rico, School of Medicine. He is also board certified in family medicine and currently practices throughout the Memorial Healthcare System and sees patients in our Cooper City clinical offices. Dr. Alvarez has a multitude of experience in hospital and ambulatory medicine. He has been selected Physician of the Month multiple times and in different facilities throughout the Memorial Healthcare System. Dr. Alvarez is proficient in English and Spanish.