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Minocqua Center

9601 Townline Rd
Minocqua, WI 54548

Appointment Phone:
1-715-358-1824

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Provider Bio down arrow

Dr. Maria Charlotte Alvarez joined Marshfield Clinic Minocqua Center Family Medicine in 2013. She provides complete family health care for all ages in the Northwoods.

“I am very happy to be part of Family Medicine at Minocqua Center. It offers diverse medical challenges,” Dr. Alvarez said. “I have many years of experience treating patients of many different cultures and backgrounds.”

Dr. Alvarez received her medical degree from the Far Eastern University, Nicanor Reyes Medical Foundation in the Philippines. She conducted her clinical internship at Chinese General Hospital, also in the Philippines, and then completed her internship and residency at Texas Tech University Health Science Center in El Paso, Texas. She went on to achieve her master’s degree in business administration in health care through Regis University in Colorado.

Dr. Alvarez is board certified, and a diplomate of the American Academy of Family Physicians, and a member of the American Medical Association as well as the American College of Healthcare Executives.

Dr. Alvarez says she has simple interest like reading about the world, economics, medicine, fiction, mystery, sci-fi, fantasy and children’s books. Most of all, she enjoys reading Japanese manga.

“I also like to watch Japanese anime and Korean drama, and I love listening to all kinds of music,” she said.

Professional Summary down arrow

  • Medical School
    Far Eastern University - Nicanor Reyes Medical Foundation Quezon City, , Philippines, M.D. 1993

    Residency
    Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center El Paso, TX, United States, Family Medicine 1999

  • Professional Societies
    American Academy of Family Physicians American College of Healthcare Executives American Medical Association

    Board Certifications
    Family Medicine: 1999, recertified 2006

    State Licenses
    California Indiana Michigan Wisconsin

Patient Ratings down arrow

4.8
out of 5 (91 ratings, 23 comments)
4.7
Provider explanations of my problem
4.8
Provider concern for my questions
4.8
Provider's efforts to include me in treatment decisions
4.8
Provider's discussion of proposed treatment
4.8
My likelihood of recommending this provider

Patient Comments down arrow

Comments are also gathered from the Press Ganey patient satisfaction survey and displayed in their entirety with the exception of any language that may be considered slander, libel or contain private health information, which will be removed prior to publishing.
Comments are from Press Ganey surveys. Slander, libel and private health information are removed.
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April 20, 2020
Excellent and compassionate. Dr. Alvarez is wonderful.
May 27, 2020
The best doctor I have had in a long time!
May 29, 2020
Dr. Alvarez is very caring, perceptive, and thorough. We highly recommend her.
June 4, 2020
All of your staff is excellent and Dr. Alvarez is a huge benefit to your clinic. I won't go anywhere else!
June 9, 2020
Love Dr. Alvarez!
June 15, 2020
Dr. Alvarez is always excellent!!
June 29, 2020
our family loves Dr. Alvarez!
June 29, 2020
Love Dr Alvarez. There is no one better.
August 3, 2020
Frustrated with Dr. Alvarez general unavailability.
October 30, 2020
Dr. Alvarez is excellent.
November 6, 2020
Love love love.
November 10, 2020
Always a positive experience!
November 24, 2020
I really like Dr Alvarez.
December 2, 2020
She did an outstanding job!
January 6, 2021
I gave my doctor recent update on my vitals.
February 12, 2021
I always recommend Alvarez - super awesome doctor!!
March 20, 2021
Dr Alvarez is very easy to talk to and very compassionate. She is extremely knowledgeable. Love her!!
May 14, 2021
Dr. is very caring.
May 17, 2021
Dr Alvarez was able to get my blood pressure on the first try.
June 8, 2021
Dr. Maria Alvarez is a wonderful & caring doctor. My husband and I are glad to be in her care!
February 8, 2021
Dr. Alvarez is very caring & very well informed and thorough. She is a very nice human being.
December 14, 2020
This was not a typical experience with my doctor - usually she is very good - I felt like she wanted the TeleHealth visit to be over - the most important part of the visit I had to remind her of "what about my [test] results?
June 1, 2021
No rating given
Very good. Dr. Alvarez is the best!
June 1, 2021
No rating given
Very good. Dr. Alvarez is the best!
December 14, 2020
This was not a typical experience with my doctor - usually she is very good - I felt like she wanted the TeleHealth visit to be over - the most important part of the visit I had to remind her of "what about my [test] results?
February 8, 2021
Dr. Alvarez is very caring & very well informed and thorough. She is a very nice human being.
April 20, 2020
Excellent and compassionate. Dr. Alvarez is wonderful.
May 27, 2020
The best doctor I have had in a long time!
May 29, 2020
Dr. Alvarez is very caring, perceptive, and thorough. We highly recommend her.
June 4, 2020
All of your staff is excellent and Dr. Alvarez is a huge benefit to your clinic. I won't go anywhere else!
June 9, 2020
Love Dr. Alvarez!
June 15, 2020
Dr. Alvarez is always excellent!!
June 29, 2020
our family loves Dr. Alvarez!
June 29, 2020
Love Dr Alvarez. There is no one better.
August 3, 2020
Frustrated with Dr. Alvarez general unavailability.
October 30, 2020
Dr. Alvarez is excellent.
November 6, 2020
Love love love.
November 10, 2020
Always a positive experience!
November 24, 2020
I really like Dr Alvarez.
December 2, 2020
She did an outstanding job!
January 6, 2021
I gave my doctor recent update on my vitals.
February 12, 2021
I always recommend Alvarez - super awesome doctor!!
March 20, 2021
Dr Alvarez is very easy to talk to and very compassionate. She is extremely knowledgeable. Love her!!
May 14, 2021
Dr. is very caring.
May 17, 2021
Dr Alvarez was able to get my blood pressure on the first try.
June 8, 2021
Dr. Maria Alvarez is a wonderful & caring doctor. My husband and I are glad to be in her care!
April 20, 2020
Excellent and compassionate. Dr. Alvarez is wonderful.
May 27, 2020
The best doctor I have had in a long time!
May 29, 2020
Dr. Alvarez is very caring, perceptive, and thorough. We highly recommend her.
June 4, 2020
All of your staff is excellent and Dr. Alvarez is a huge benefit to your clinic. I won't go anywhere else!
June 9, 2020
Love Dr. Alvarez!
June 15, 2020
Dr. Alvarez is always excellent!!
June 29, 2020
our family loves Dr. Alvarez!
June 29, 2020
Love Dr Alvarez. There is no one better.
August 3, 2020
Frustrated with Dr. Alvarez general unavailability.
October 30, 2020
Dr. Alvarez is excellent.
November 6, 2020
Love love love.
November 10, 2020
Always a positive experience!
November 24, 2020
I really like Dr Alvarez.
December 2, 2020
She did an outstanding job!
December 14, 2020
This was not a typical experience with my doctor - usually she is very good - I felt like she wanted the TeleHealth visit to be over - the most important part of the visit I had to remind her of "what about my [test] results?
January 6, 2021
I gave my doctor recent update on my vitals.
February 8, 2021
Dr. Alvarez is very caring & very well informed and thorough. She is a very nice human being.
February 12, 2021
I always recommend Alvarez - super awesome doctor!!
March 20, 2021
Dr Alvarez is very easy to talk to and very compassionate. She is extremely knowledgeable. Love her!!
May 14, 2021
Dr. is very caring.
May 17, 2021
Dr Alvarez was able to get my blood pressure on the first try.
June 1, 2021
No rating given
Very good. Dr. Alvarez is the best!
June 8, 2021
Dr. Maria Alvarez is a wonderful & caring doctor. My husband and I are glad to be in her care!
June 8, 2021
Dr. Maria Alvarez is a wonderful & caring doctor. My husband and I are glad to be in her care!
June 1, 2021
No rating given
Very good. Dr. Alvarez is the best!
May 17, 2021
Dr Alvarez was able to get my blood pressure on the first try.
May 14, 2021
Dr. is very caring.
March 20, 2021
Dr Alvarez is very easy to talk to and very compassionate. She is extremely knowledgeable. Love her!!
February 12, 2021
I always recommend Alvarez - super awesome doctor!!
February 8, 2021
Dr. Alvarez is very caring & very well informed and thorough. She is a very nice human being.
January 6, 2021
I gave my doctor recent update on my vitals.
December 14, 2020
This was not a typical experience with my doctor - usually she is very good - I felt like she wanted the TeleHealth visit to be over - the most important part of the visit I had to remind her of "what about my [test] results?
December 2, 2020
She did an outstanding job!
November 24, 2020
I really like Dr Alvarez.
November 10, 2020
Always a positive experience!
November 6, 2020
Love love love.
October 30, 2020
Dr. Alvarez is excellent.
August 3, 2020
Frustrated with Dr. Alvarez general unavailability.
June 29, 2020
Love Dr Alvarez. There is no one better.
June 29, 2020
our family loves Dr. Alvarez!
June 15, 2020
Dr. Alvarez is always excellent!!
June 9, 2020
Love Dr. Alvarez!
June 4, 2020
All of your staff is excellent and Dr. Alvarez is a huge benefit to your clinic. I won't go anywhere else!
May 29, 2020
Dr. Alvarez is very caring, perceptive, and thorough. We highly recommend her.
May 27, 2020
The best doctor I have had in a long time!
April 20, 2020
Excellent and compassionate. Dr. Alvarez is wonderful.

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