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Dr. Ibrahim Alava III, MD

Otolaryngology

Ear, Nose And Throat

Dr. Ibrahim Alava earned his medical degree at The University of Miami and completed his internship and residency at McGovern Medical School at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth). Board certified in otolaryngology (ENT), Dr. Alava has been in practice since 2008. His clinical interests include new innovations in the...

Dr. Ibrahim Alava earned his medical degree at The University of Miami and completed his internship and residency at McGovern Medical School at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth).

Board certified in otolaryngology (ENT), Dr. Alava has been in practice since 2008. His clinical interests include new innovations in the treatment of subglottic stenosis, endocrine head and neck surgery, skin cancers of the head and neck, and all aspects of general otolaryngology. He also treats allergies, chronic sinusitis, hearing loss, tumors, facial trauma, nasal polyps, deviated septum, smell disorders and swallowing disorders.

Dr. Alava serves as an assistant professor in the Department of  Otorhinolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery at McGovern Medical School at UTHealth. His research interests revolve around patient-centered outcomes and healthcare disparities in the underserved.

Patients describe Dr. Alava as an excellent listener who answers questions fully and provides clear instructions. They rate him highly on the amount of time he spends with patients and his friendliness and caring attitude. His patients also report a high degree of satisfaction with their treatment outcomes.

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Locations and Appointments

Call to make an appointment (713) 486-5000

Meet the Provider

Specialties
  • Otolaryngology
  • Ear, Nose And Throat
Medical Education

University of Miami - Registrar 2008

Languages Spoken
  • Spanish
  • English
Affiliated Centers
  • Children's Memorial Hermann Hospital
  • Memorial Hermann Texas Medical Center
Gender

Male

Internship & Residency

University of Texas at Houston 2013

PCP Number

100000045874

Clinical Interests
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Thyroid Tumors
Cities Served

Bellaire, Galena Park, Houston, Missouri City

Zip Codes Served

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Insurance Accepted

Insurance Providers
  • AARP Medicare Complete
  • Aetna Most Benefit Plans
  • Aetna Medicare
  • Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
  • AHI Healthlink
  • Amerigroup Chip
  • Amerigroup Star
  • Amerigroup Star Plus
  • Amerivantage
  • BCBS Medicare Advantage HMO
  • Beechstreet
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield Texas
  • Blue Medicare Advantage PPO
  • Cigna Most Benefit Plans
  • Cigna Healthspring
  • Cigna Healthspring Star Plus MMP
  • Coastal Comp Healthnetworks Work Comp
  • Community Health Choice
  • Community Health Choice Chip
  • Community Health Choice Marketplace Kelsey QHP
  • Community Health Choice Marketplace QHP
  • Community Health Choice Star
  • Coventry Health Care - PPO Network
  • Coventry Medicare Advantra
  • First Health - PPO Network
  • First Health Workers Comp
  • Galaxy Health Network
  • Healthsmart
  • Humana Most Benefit Plans
  • Humana Gold Choice PFFS
  • Humana Gold Plus HMO
  • Humana HMOx QHP Exchange
  • Humanachoice PPO Medicare
  • Independant Medical Systems
  • Medicaid Traditional
  • Medicare Traditional
  • Medicus International - PPO Network
  • Memorial Hermann Advantage HMO
  • Memorial Hermann Advantage PPO
  • Memorial Hermann Solutions
  • Molina StarStar Plus
  • Multiplan
  • OccuNet PPO - PPO Network
  • Private Healthcare System
  • Reny Company Workers Comp
  • Superior Foster Care Program
  • United Healthcare Most Benefit Plans
  • United Healthcare Chip
  • United Healthcare Dual Complete
  • United Healthcare Medicare Advantage
  • United Healthcare Medicare Complete
  • United Healthcare Star
  • United Healthcare TXMMP
  • US Family Health Plan
  • USA Managed Care Organization - PPO Network
  • Wellcare
  • WELLCARE TEXAN PLUS
  • WorkLink Workers Comp

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