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Department Pulmonary Medicine
Primary Location Tomsich Health and Medical Center of Palm Beach Co
Type of Doctor Adults Only
Languages English, Spanish
Surgeon No
Locations Specialties & Treatments

Treatment & Services

  • Blood Tests
  • Diagnosing Asthma
  • Health Screening and Testing
  • Oxygen Therapy
  • Pulmonary Function Testing
  • Treating Asthma with Bronchodilators
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Specialty in Diseases & Conditions

  • Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome (ARDS)
  • Allergies
  • Asthma
  • Bronchitis
  • Central Airway Diseases
  • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)
  • Cough
  • Emphysema
  • Pneumonia
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV)
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Sleep Apnea
View all 15 Specialties +
Insurance

Insurance

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Education & Professional Highlights

Education & Professional Highlights

Appointed
2023

Education & Fellowships

Fellowship - Mayo Clinic
Pulmonary and Critical Care Fellowship
Jacksonville, FL USA
2016

Residency - Saint Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center
Internal Medicine Residency Program
Phoenix, AZ USA
2013

Internship - Saint Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center
Internal Medicine Residency Program
Phoenix, AZ USA
2011

Medical Education - Pontificia Universidad Catolic del Ecuador
Quito, Ecuador
2006

Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
  • Internal Medicine - Critical Care Medicine
  • Internal Medicine - Pulmonary Disease
Research & Publications

Research & Publications

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Industry Relationships

Industry Relationships

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As of 10/17/2023, Dr. Borja Alvarez has reported no financial relationship with industry that is applicable to this listing. In general, patients should feel free to contact their doctor about any of the relationships and how the relationships are overseen by Cleveland Clinic. To learn more about Cleveland Clinic's policies on collaborations with industry and innovation management, go to our Integrity in Innovation page.

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Patient Satisfaction Reviews

285 Patient Satisfaction Reviews

The Patient Satisfaction Rating is an average of all responses to the care provider related questions shown below from our nationally-recognized Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey. Patients that are treated in outpatient or hospital environments may receive different surveys, and the volume of responses will vary by question.

Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5 with 5 being the best score.

The comments are submitted by patients and reflect their views and opinions. The comments are not endorsed by and do not necessarily reflect the views of Cleveland Clinic.

Overall Star Ratings
4.9 out of 5
Explains 4.9
Listens 5
Courtesy, Respect & Concern 5
Patient Rating of Doctor 5

73 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Feb 1, 2024

Excellent time with Dr. Borja

Reviewed on Jan 30, 2024

My doctor is the best.

Reviewed on Jan 16, 2024

We were amazed at the care the understanding and thoughtfulness of our nurse and doctor

Reviewed on Jan 12, 2024

I was extremely pleased with the thoroughness and professionalism of the doctor

Reviewed on Jan 12, 2024

The doctor and staff was wonderful! I highly recommend Dr. Alvarez and his staff.

Reviewed on Jan 11, 2024

I like Dr Borja a lot. He was very kind.

Reviewed on Jan 9, 2024

The doctor Andres Borjas is very professional, his kindness and the way he explained to me the next test and my future treatment he made me feel confident that I am in good hands, thank you doctor, thank you Cleveland Clinic

Reviewed on Jan 8, 2024

Doctor was exceptionally good with my special needs adult son.

Reviewed on Dec 29, 2023

I was seen by the doctor within minutes. He was very professional in his questions, answers, attires, and manner.

Reviewed on Dec 29, 2023

Dr Borja is fabulous. He listens and treats me like a person who matters. That's amazing

Reviewed on Dec 12, 2023

Dr. Borja was amazing. Very nice and personable. Took time to explain and listen.

Reviewed on Dec 7, 2023

Dr Borja is knowledgeable, skilled and very compassionate and empathetic physician. He is an asset to your physicians team.

Reviewed on Dec 4, 2023

Great experience, I recommend the doctor.

Reviewed on Nov 15, 2023

Doctor Borja is very knowledgeable, compassionate, caring and treats you with the outmost respect!

Reviewed on Nov 1, 2023

Dr. Alvarez spent a lot of time answering all my questions.

Reviewed on Oct 27, 2023

Dr. Alvarez is a treasure and exactly what most people are probably hoping for in a doctor. He takes his time, listens intently, responds wisely and is concerned, sympathetic and covers every base. What a privilege to have him for my doctor.

Reviewed on Oct 27, 2023

Once a physician for 40 years and now a patient, I can can base my opinion upon extensive experience. Dr. B. Alvarez is among the best physicians I've ever encountered. Fund of knowledge, ability to listen, reliability, availability, dependability: he has them all. A doctor who personally returns you calls and portal messages! He's a flashback to what doctors were when I started but better because of his knowledge of modern medical science,

Reviewed on Oct 26, 2023

Dr Borja was attentive and professional. I felt heard.

Reviewed on Oct 19, 2023

My doctor is the best!!

Reviewed on Oct 18, 2023

Dr. Borja is not only an amazing and knowledgeable doctor but also a caring one. I am so glad to be under his care!

Reviewed on Oct 18, 2023

I feel so fortunate to have found my new doctor at Cleveland clinic, he is the best , very professional , personable and caring , I couldn't ask for Better , doctor has helped me tremendously already. Thank you very much

Reviewed on Oct 17, 2023

I loved the doctor. He was a wealth of information and listen and made me feel cared for. A wonderful experience.

Reviewed on Oct 17, 2023

Very nice doctor. Would recommend and will return to see him

Reviewed on Sep 28, 2023

My experience with Dr. Borja Alvarez , he was so informative about my sister health.

Reviewed on Sep 26, 2023

Dr. Borges is very professional and kind. He is so knowledgeable I feel very uncomfortable and happy with his diagnosis, he helped me so much and cured me from my lungs .. I highly recommend him, he is the best doctor I have ever met ! Cares very Miuch for his patients .

Reviewed on Sep 25, 2023

I just moved here and was completely impressed with Dr Alvarez considerate,caring and respecting my input

Reviewed on Sep 15, 2023

Dr.Borja was very informative and explained my course of action in detalvery knowledgeable

Reviewed on Sep 14, 2023

He took his time and was thorough with me. I really like him a lot!

Reviewed on Sep 13, 2023

Truly one of the most helpful, approachable physicians I have ever met.

Reviewed on Sep 12, 2023

Dr. Alvarez is the best!! He took his time and was very thorough!!

Reviewed on Sep 5, 2023

Awesome doctor and so caring

Reviewed on Aug 21, 2023

Dr.Alvarez is very patient, cares about the well-being of his patients. I wish we had more like him around.

Reviewed on Aug 3, 2023

The doctor was excellent.

Reviewed on Aug 2, 2023

Dr. Borja was very attentive, interested in what I shared. Dr. Borja was very thorough and truthful.

Reviewed on Jul 31, 2023

Dr. Borja is an excellent human being and provider

Reviewed on Jul 31, 2023

I am so happy that I switched my care to Dr Borja. He explains my situation, answers question and is testing to determine what triggers my asthma rather than just treat with medication. I love that strong medication is used until stable ,but not ongoing indefinitely. He is a very compassionate physician.

Reviewed on Jul 27, 2023

Excellent communication and compassion of my health situation. I am informed, confident on the treatment plan, and feel much less anxiety after meeting with Dr. Alvarez.

Reviewed on Jul 25, 2023

Very happy with the doctor and sensitivity to my problem.

Reviewed on Jul 24, 2023

Dr Alvarez is the best!!!

Reviewed on Jul 19, 2023

Everything went very smoothly and my doctor was above Excellent!! He took time with me to explain everything!!

Reviewed on Jul 19, 2023

My highly recommend Dr Alvarez!! He's kind, compassionate and took the time to explain my treatment.

Reviewed on Jul 17, 2023

Caring and excellent doctor!

Reviewed on Jul 7, 2023

My experience with Dr. Borja was excellent - absolutely top shelf.

Reviewed on Jul 6, 2023

The doctor was very good at describing my issues and treatment

Reviewed on Jul 5, 2023

Dr Borja is the first doctor that has listened to me and actually diagnosed my issue.

Reviewed on Jun 16, 2023

Such an amazing and humble doctor

Reviewed on Jun 16, 2023

Amazing doctor

Reviewed on Jun 15, 2023

Dr. Borja is a credit to CC.

Reviewed on Jun 12, 2023

Dr. Boja has been exceptionally responsive to every communication.

Reviewed on Jun 12, 2023

I have been given a feeling that my care is of upmost importance by the doctor and his team.

Reviewed on Jun 7, 2023

Dr. Alvarez is great!

Reviewed on Jun 6, 2023

Dr. Borja is a wonderful and caring doctor. He made sure I got the proper care. I am very pleased and happy to have him.

Reviewed on May 18, 2023

One of the best Doctors at CC

Reviewed on May 18, 2023

It was a wonderful visit. The Dr. Was kind, professional and very knowledgeable.

Reviewed on May 17, 2023

Dr. Borja is a caring and concerned medical professional.

Reviewed on May 12, 2023

Excellent Dr.

Reviewed on Apr 28, 2023

The experience with the doctor was very pleasant and friendly.

Reviewed on Apr 25, 2023

Excellent visit. Dr. Alvarez is a wonderful diagnostician and answers all questions with respect and patience

Reviewed on Apr 24, 2023

The doctor came in the room with the biggest warming smile !! He's a very great listener and he solve many of my problems with a prescription needed !! That's always a great visit in my book

Reviewed on Apr 20, 2023

My doctor was so nice, I felt very comfortable with him.

Reviewed on Apr 19, 2023

The doctor was amazing!!

Reviewed on Apr 18, 2023

Based on this experience, I am switching all my doctors to ones in the Cleveland Clinic network.

Reviewed on Apr 13, 2023

The entire visit was wonderful. The nurse that triaged me was great and the doctor listened to everything that I had to say.

Reviewed on Mar 21, 2023

Felt like Dr. Borja listened to me and saw me as a person he will try to help not just another patient as part of a job he needs to do. Very caring and knowledgeable!

Reviewed on Mar 20, 2023

Dr Borja spent a significant amount of time with me and clearly explained any medical queries I had.....he was very attentive and I felt extremely comfortable with him....very professional

Reviewed on Mar 20, 2023

An abundance of respect and caring by all. My doctor listened and I felt he really wanted to help me get better.

Reviewed on Mar 20, 2023

Dr. Borja was very informative and clearly explained my medical needs....he will be an asset to Cleveland Clinic

Reviewed on Mar 16, 2023

Dr Borjas was wonderful. He was very patient and kind.

Reviewed on Mar 15, 2023

I thought the doctor showed true concern in resolving my health issues.

Reviewed on Mar 2, 2023

Dr Borjas was amazing. He asked and answered a lot of questions and spent a lot of time with me. His manner is wonderful.

Reviewed on Feb 21, 2023

Dr. Borja Alvarez was wonderful, very caring, explaining everything in detail. Excellent doctor!

Reviewed on Feb 10, 2023

Dr. Alvarez & his team were great...He was very professional and prepared, knowledgeable, caring and attentive....He listened to me and addressed all my concerns.

Reviewed on Feb 6, 2023

Very respectful, courteous and patient doctor. Listened well, cared for my needs and spent time with me without making me feel rushed. I felt important and valued as a patient.

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