Our Providers

Gonzalo Alvarez del Real, MD, FAAAAI, FACAAI

Allergy / Asthma & Clinical Immunology

Highland Clinic Main Campus
1455 E. Bert Kouns First Floor, Suite 106
Shreveport, LA 71105
Office: (318) 798-4544 | Fax: (318) 798-4557
Hours: Monday – Thursday | 8:00 am – 5:00 pm

Bossier Clinic – Now Open
5025 Shed Road
Bossier City, LA 71111

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Primary Specialty Areas

  • Allergic Disorders
  • Allergic Rhinitis
  • Asthma
  • Contact Dermatitis
  • Eczema
  • Food Allergy
  • Urticaria/ Angioedema
  • Venom Allergy
  • Cough
  • Chronic Sinusitis
  • Eosinophilic Esophagitis
  • Penicillin Allergy
  • Migraines

Medical Services Provided

  • Allergy Skin Testing
  • Patch Skin Testing
  • Allergy Immunotherapy (Allergy Shots)
  • Asthma and Reactive Airway Disease Assessment (Pulmonary function)
  • Aspirin Desensitization
  • Penicillin Skin Testing
  • Honey Bee/Paper Wasp/ Yellow Jacket Venom Skin Testing
  • Penicillin Desensitization

Meet Your Doctor

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.

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

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

Education

  • 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)
  • 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)

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