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Published on August 19, 2022

Pain management physician joins Tidelands Health, accepting new patients

Dr. Michael Alvarado smiling, wearing a navy blue suit jacket, white shirt and tie.A physician with expertise in interventional pain management has joined Tidelands Health and is accepting new patients.

Dr. Michael Alvarado is a specialist in pain management and anesthesiology, providing care and treatment for acute or chronic pain in the joints, neck and lower back and pain from conditions such as arthritis, herniated discs, sciatica, injury, diabetic neuropathy and more. Dr. Alvarado works closely with patients to develop the best treatment options for their conditions and desired lifestyles.

Dr. Alvarado sees patients at Tidelands Health Pain Management Services at The Market Common, 2200 Crow Lane in Myrtle Beach.

He earned his medical degree at Ross University School of Medicine, completed an anesthesiology residency at the University of Kansas School of Medicine-Wichita and completed a fellowship in pain medicine at Louisiana State University Health Shreveport.

To make an appointment with Dr. Alvarado, call 1-866-TIDELANDS.

Learn more about Dr. Alvarado in his video bio.


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