Areas of Interest
Spasticity, Rehabilitation, Multiple Sclerosis, Stroke, Spinal Cord Injuries, Traumatic Brain Injuries, Chronic Migraines, Botulinum Toxins, Intrathecal Baclofen Pumps, Amputations, Orthotics, Non-operative Care of Musculoskeletal and Orthopedic Injuries, and Debility
Board-certified and practicing in St. Louis area since 1996, physiatrist Dr. Alvarez practices the care of rehabilitation in both inpatient and outpatient settings with a special interest in the treatment of spasticity and amputations. She is experienced in the use of botulinum toxins for the treatment of spasticity, migraines, and cervical dystonia. She also manages spasticity with the use of intrathecal baclofen pumps.
Dr. Alvarez works with therapy as well as prosthetics and orthotics and serves as the Director for the inpatient and outpatient rehabilitation programs at Missouri Baptist Medical Center. When not treating patients, Dr. Alvarez spends time with her family and enjoys reading and cooking.
Dr. Alvarez accepts all major insurances. For more information, please visit our Insurance page.
Fellowship: University of Virginia School of Medicine
Residency: University of Virginia School of Medicine
Internship: University of Virginia School of Medicine
Medical School: Ponce School of Medicine, Ponce Puerto Rico
Certifications & Organizations
American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
American Board of Independent Medical Examiners
American Board of Electrodiagnostic Medicine