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Enma Alvarado, MD

  • Hospice and Palliative Medicine
Enma Alvarado, MD
age-group-adults-color Treats adults

Contact

Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla
9888 Genesee Ave
La Jolla, CA 92037
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Phone Number
858-678-6574
Scripps MD Anderson Cancer Center

Expertise

  • Hospice and Palliative Medicine

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

Biography

In practice since 2004, Enma Alvarado, MD, is an internal medicine specialist with a focus on hospice and palliative care.


Dr. Alvarado believes in taking a team approach to caring for patients. In addition to the care team, she enlists family and friends to help patients succeed after leaving the hospital. She feels it is important to help her patients, their family and friends honor every moment. She also believes in caring for the whole person, addressing spiritual and emotional needs, as well as the physical.


When she is not caring for patients she enjoys cooking, hiking and salsa dancing.

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Internal Medicine, Hospice and Palliative Medicine, 2020
  • American Board of Internal Medicine, Internal Medicine, 2018

Medical Education

  • Universidad Autonoma De Guadalajara, MD, 2007

Residencies

  • St Mary's Medical Center, Internal Medicine, 2012

Fellowships

  • Scripps Mercy Hospital San Diego, Hospice and Palliative Medicine, 2013

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