Pervez Alvi, MD, FACC, is a board-certified Cardiologist and a Fellow of the American College of Cardiology. Dr. Alvi joined Medical Arts Clinic at Parkland Health Center in February 2021 and is currently accepting new patients at his practice.
Patients ages 18 and above can visit Dr. Alvi for all conditions of the heart and vascular system. He treats heart attacks, congestive heart failure, heart rhythm disorders, ventricular tachycardia, aortic stenosis, high cholesterol disorders, and many other diagnoses. Additionally, Dr. Alvi has a special interest in Echocardiography, pacemaker implantation and Nuclear cardiac imaging.
Dr. Alvi helps his patients alleviate the symptoms of heart disease and improve their quality of life. He treats high blood pressure, swelling, lightheadedness and fainting spells. Dr. Alvi’s patient care philosophy is centered on listening to patients, giving them adequate time to address their concerns. He treats all of his patients with empathy, as if they were his own family members. He takes great care and consideration before prescribing treatments and medications, making sure that each patient receives the minimum intervention necessary.
Cardiology holds special meaning to Dr. Alvi on a personal level. “I chose cardiology because of personal loss of family members and friends from heart disease in relative prime age,” he said. “Despite the innovations in technology, heart disease remains the number one cause of death in the United States and around the world.”
Dr. Alvi earned his medical degree from Dow Medical College in Karachi, Pakistan. He then went on to complete his internship and residency in Cardiology at Saint Joseph Hospital in Chicago, IL. To continue his medical education, Dr. Alvi participated in a fellowship in Cardiology at Michael Reese Hospital in Chicago, IL. To make an appointment with Dr. Alvi, patients can call 888-343-9837.