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Rakesh Vishwanath Alva
Cone Health Medical Group

Rakesh Vishwanath Alva, MD

Specialties and/or Subspecialties

  • Pulmonology,
  • Sleep Medicine,
  • Critical Care Medicine,
  • Pulmonary Medicine
Patient Rating
4.8/5 (Based on 123 Reviews)
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Rakesh V. Alva, MD, FCCP, has been with LeBauer since moving to Greensboro in 2008. He holds four medical board certifications; those are in sleep medicine, critical care medicine, pulmonary medicine and internal medicine.  

He has earned numerous awards throughout his career for both his medical expertise and his volunteer work. His research has been published in journals, books and abstracts throughout his career. He worked in South Carolina for four years before moving to Greensboro.

His hobbies include reading, running and tennis. His preferred distance is the half marathon.



Medical School

Seth G.S. Medical College and King Edward Memorial


Jacobi Medical Ctr., Albert Einstein College of Med.


Montefiore Medical Center

Board Certifications

  • Sleep Medicine
  • Critical Care Medicine
  • Pulmonary Medicine
  • Internal Medicine.


Provider Review Comments

January 28, 2021
Dr. Alva was very concerned -
January 22, 2021
Good. 4. Had breathing test.
January 10, 2021
Excellent Care
December 24, 2020
I have always had very good care at the pulmonary center with Dr Alva and his associates
December 12, 2020
October 25, 2020
excellent rapport/ very concerned and listened well
October 13, 2020
Dr Alva is an excellent and caring doctor
September 20, 2020
August 30, 2020
Excellent bedside manner by both the doctor & nurse. Initial check in person at the door, check in window, & check out window persons were excellent! Safest I've felt since the pandemic besides being in my home. A+
August 27, 2020
August 13, 2020
Dr. Alva was excellent, answered my questions, and was very thorough. He is great !
August 12, 2020
Excellent provider!
July 21, 2020
Very knowledgeable.
June 26, 2020
Was the very best!
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