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Dr. Nitza Alvarez is the founder of the Live Long Stay Young program. She lives and practices with the philosophy of treating her patients the way she would treat her own family. At NitzaMD, you are family and we welcome you to walk through our door.

Nitza I. Alvarez, MD

Dr. Nitza Alvarez is the founder of the Live Long Stay Strong program. She lives and practices with the philosophy of treating her patients the way she would treat her own family. At NitzaMD, you are family and we welcome you to walk through our door.

Dr. Nitza Alvarez

Leading Expert, Author and Educator

Biography

Dr. Nitza I. Alvarez is the oldest of 10 siblings, something which has shaped the way she approaches every aspect of her working life.

Born in Ponce, Puerto Rico, Dr. Alvarez is fluent in both English and Spanish languages. She completed medical school with honors, becoming a member of Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society – Gamma Chapter. Her membership in such a prestigious professional medical organization was recognition for her continued excellence in scholarship and her demonstration of the highest ideals in the profession of medicine. It’s a passion for her work that she still holds to this day.

After completing her formal studies, she moved to Albany, NY, where she completed her residency in Internal Medicine and a fellowship in Cardiovascular Diseases. It’s at this point that she chose to move to Florida, where she has been providing leading preventive care for her patients ever since.

Nitza I. Alvarez MD

Leading Expert, Author and Educator

Biography

Dr. Nitza I. Alvarez is the oldest of 10 siblings, something which has shaped the way she approaches every aspect of her working life.

Born in Ponce, Puerto Rico, she completed medical school with honors, becoming a member of Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society – Gamma Chapter. Her membership in such a prestigious professional medical organization was recognition for her continued excellence in scholarship and her demonstration of the highest ideals in the profession of medicine. It’s a passion for her work that she still holds to this day.

After completing her formal studies, she moved to Albany, NY, where she completed her residency in Internal Medicine and a fellowship in Cardiovascular Diseases. It’s at this point that she chose to move to Florida, where she has been providing leading preventive care for her patients ever since.

American College of Cardiology

Board Certified

Dr. Alvarez is a Fellow of the American College of Cardiology, one of the most distinguished designations the College offers its members, and the ultimate recognition of professional achievement. She is Board Certified in the following:

  • Cardiovascular Disease by the American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM)
  • Adult Echocardiography by the American Society of Echocardiography (ASE)
  • Nuclear Cardiology by the American Society of Nuclear Cardiology (ASNC).
She is a professional member of the American Heart Association | American Stroke Association (AHA-ASA), American Medical Women’s Association (AMWA), ASE, and ASNC.
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American College of Cardiology

Board Certified

Dr. Alvarez is a Fellow of the American College of Cardiology, one of the most distinguished designations the College offers its members, and the ultimate recognition of professional achievement. She is Board Certified in the following:

  • Cardiovascular Disease by the American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM)
  • Adult Echocardiography by the American Society of Echocardiography (ASE)
  • Nuclear Cardiology by the American Society of Nuclear Cardiology (ASNC).
She is a professional member of the American Heart Association | American Stroke Association (AHA-ASA), American Medical Women’s Association (AMWA), ASE, and ASNC.
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Women’s Heart Disease

Passions & Privileges

Dr. Alvarez has a long interest in the specialized area of women’s heart disease and shares a special interest in preventive cardiovascular medicine. This passion was one of her motivations to write her first book, Heels Vs. Ties – Living with your number #1 threat.

She maintains privileges at the following hospitals:

Heart Attack Prevention In Lady Lake, FL

Women’s Heart Disease

Passions & Privileges

Dr. Alvarez has a long interest in the specialized area of women’s heart disease and shares a special interest in preventive cardiovascular medicine. This passion was one of her motivations to write her first book, Heels Vs. Ties – Living with your number #1 threat.

She maintains privileges at the following hospitals:

Leading by Example

Healthy Lifestyle

Dr. Alvarez leads by example and believes that a healthy lifestyle is one of the most important aspects in the effort to prevent cardiac diseases. As an avid runner, she believes passionately that a preventive approach to medicine needs to be built on a healthy lifestyle.

When not working or pursuing her numerous outreach projects, she can be found enjoying quality time with her husband and two children.

Healthy Woman Running
Healthy Woman Running

Leading by Example

Healthy Lifestyle

Dr. Alvarez leads by example and believes that a healthy lifestyle is one of the most important aspects in the effort to prevent cardiac diseases. As an avid runner, she believes passionately that a preventive approach to medicine needs to be built on a healthy lifestyle.

When not working or pursuing her numerous outreach projects, she can be found enjoying quality time with her husband and two children.

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of healthy, empowered, strong, and happy women that are improving the quality and longevity of their lives.

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of healthy, empowered, strong, and happy women that are improving the quality and longevity of their lives.

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