Here at Desert Institute Of Sports Medicine, our staff is always ready to greet you with a smile. We welcome all our patients as if they were family.
Sergio Alvarado, MD is a Sports and Family Medicine physician born and raised in El Paso, Texas. He received a Bachelor of Science from Our Lady of The Lake University in San Antonio, Texas and obtained his medical degree from the Universidad Autonoma de Guadalajara in Jalisco, Mexico. In 2011, he completed his residency in Family Medicine at Texas Tech Paul L. Foster School of Medicine. Dr. Alvarado acquired his fellowship training in Sports Medicine at John Peter Smith Health Network in Arlington, Texas. He also served on the medical staff for the TCU athletics program. Dr. Alvarado is a member of the Texas Academy of Family Physicians, American Academy of Family Physicians, and the American Medical Society of Sports Medicine. Dr. Alvarado is fluent in both English and Spanish.
In addition to caring for family medicine patients, Dr. Alvarado helps patients manage their pain caused by overuse injuries from work or sports with joint injections. He provides patients with pain relief so they can return to their jobs or the sport they love as pain free as possible. In addition, Dr. Alvarado is currently the team doctor for the Socorro Independent School District (SISD) Concussion Board and is the team doctor for over three school districts. He has also volunteered as ring-side physician for Golden Gloves and Clash of the Titans.
Furthermore, Dr. Alvarado has been treating patients with high-risk osteoporosis in the El Paso community for over eight years. He has helped hundreds of patients avoid fractures and maintain a healthy independent lifestyle.