Gonzalo Alvarez del Real, MD, FAAAAI, FACAAI

Allergy, Asthma & Immunology

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Highland Clinic Main Campus

1455 E. Bert Kouns
First Floor, Suite 106
Shreveport, LA 71105
318-798-4544
Fax 318-798-4557

Hours:

Monday – Friday
8:00am – 5:00pm

Education

  • 07/1990-01/1996: La Salle University, Mexico City - Degree: M.D. (Honors)
  • 01/1995 -12/1995: University of Miami, School of Medicine - Jackson Memorial Hospital, Miami Florida - Medical Pre-grade Year Studies
  • 07/1990 - 12/1994: La Salle University, Mexico City - Medical Professional Studies (Honors)
  • 07/1987 - 06/1990: University Center Mexico, Mexico City - Bachelor of Science: Biology and Chemistry (Honors)
  • 07 /1984 - 06/1987: Mexican Institute, Mexico City - High School Diploma (Honors)

Post-Graduate Training

  • 07 /2004-06/2006: The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland OH - Allergy and Immunology Fellowship - Time of graduation: 06/30/2006
  • 07/2001-06/2004: The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland OH - Internal Medicine Categorical Residency (Three years)
  • 03/1997-02/2001: National Institute of Medical Sciences and Nutrition, Mexico City - Internal Medicine Categorical Residency (Four years)
  • 01/1996-02/1997: Mexican Department of Health, El Charco, State of Colima, Mexico - One year of social service in a rural community (Honors)

Work After Training

  • 07/24/06 - 07/23/08: Allergy & Asthma Associates - The Woodlands and Houston, Texas
  • 11/23/08 - 09/30/11: VA Medical Center, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma - Allergy & Immunology; Ambulatory Medicine
  • 10/01/11 - 07/2017: Allergy Partners of New Mexico - Santa Fe and Los Alamos, New Mexico
  • 08/2017 - 12/31/2018: Allergy Partners of Texas, Inc. - Tyler, Texas
  • 03/2019 - present: VA Medical Center, Tyler, Texas; Ambulatory Medicine

Active Licensure

  • State Medical Board of Texas
  • New Mexico Medical Board
  • Louisiana State License

Certifications

  • American Board of Allergy and Immunology
  • American Board of Internal Medicine
  • Educational Commission For Medical Graduates
  • ACLS Certification
  • BLS Certification

Quick Reference

Dr Alvarez completed his Allergy & Immunology Fellowship at The Cleveland Clinic Foundation in Cleveland Ohio where he conducted research in Penicillin Allergy. He served the Veteran Community in Oklahoma City where he founded and directed The Allergy Clinic at The VA Medical Center.

He is certified by the American Board of Allergy and Immunology and is active in the American Academy and the American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology. He treats patients of all ages with allergies, including allergic rhinitis, recurrent sinus infections, asthma, contact dermatitis, eczema, food allergy, urticaria (hives), angiodema (swelling), medication allergies and venom allergy (fire ant and flying insects).

He is fluent in Spanish, French and English. Dr Alvarez enjoys family activities with his wife and four children. He likes traveling and fishing.

Conditions treated:

  • Allergic disorders
  • Allergic Rhinitis
  • Asthma
  • Contact Dermatitis
  • Eczema
  • Food Allergy
  • Urticaria/ Angioedema
  • Venom Allergy

Services Provided:

  • Allergy Skin Testing
  • Patch Skin Testing
  • Allergy Immunotherapy (Allergy Shots)
  • Asthma and Reactive Airway Disease Assessment (Pulmonary function)
  • Aspirin desensitization

Publications

  • Penicillin skin testing in patients with a history of β - lactam allergy. Gonzalo Alvarez del Real, MD; Mark E. Rose, MD; Maria T. Ramirez-Atamoros, MD; Jeffrey Hammel, MS; Steven M. Gordon, MD; Alejandro C. Arroliga, MD; and Mercedes E. Arroliga, MD. Annals of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology 2007; Volume 98, April: 355-359.
  • "Prognostic Factors and Treatment of Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia" (Factores Pron6sticos y Tratamiento de la Leucemia Aguda Linfoblastica). Alvarez del Real G, Cortes J. MD Anderson Cancer Center. Hematologfa: Citocinas, Inrnunoterapia y Terapia Celular 1999; 2(6): 447-460.

Patient Registration Form

Allergy Patient Registration Form Allergy Patient Registration Form (146 KB)


Accepted Insurance

  • AETNA MEDICARE ADVANTAGE
  • AETNA PPO
  • AMERIGROUP
  • AMERIHEALTH CARITAS / WAS LACARE
  • BEECHSTREET
  • BENEFIT MNGMT SERVICES
  • BLUE CROSS COMMUNITY BLUE
  • BLUE CROSS HMOLA
  • BLUE CROSS MCR ADVANTAGE
  • BLUE CROSS PPO
  • CHAMP VA
  • CIGNA
  • COMMUNITY HEALTH SOLUTIONS
  • COVENTRY NATL (FST HLTH)
  • COVENTRY OF LOUISIANA
  • GILSBAR 360
  • GOLDEN RULE (UHC)
  • HEALTH PLUS
  • HEALTHSMART
  • HUMANA GOLD PLUS (MCR)
  • HUMANA/OCHSNER
  • LA HEALTH COOPERATIVE / VERITY
  • LA HEALTHCARE CONNECTIONS
  • LSU FIRST
  • MAILHANDLERS
  • MEDICAID ARKANSAS
  • MEDICAID TEXAS
  • MEDICARE
  • MEDICARE RAILROAD
  • MEDICARE TEXAS
  • MERITAIN
  • MULTIPLAN
  • NPPN
  • OPTICARE
  • PHCS
  • PPO PLUS
  • PPO USA
  • TRICARE PRIME
  • TRICARE STANDARD
  • UHC COMMUNITY PLAN
  • UNITED HEALTH CARE
  • UNITED HEALTHCARE MCR ADVANTAGE
  • UNITED MEDICAL RESOURCE (UHC)
  • VANTAGE FREEDOM PLAN
  • VANTAGE HMO
  • VANTAGE MCR ADVANTAGE
  • VANTAGE PPO
  • VERITY HEALTHNET.
  • WINDSOR STERLING

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Highland Clinic

Main Campus

1455 East Bert Kouns
Shreveport, Louisiana

Main 318-798-4500 

Physician Referral 318-798-4643

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