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Rakesh Vishwanath Alva
Cone Health Medical Group

Rakesh Vishwanath Alva, MD

Specialties and/or Subspecialties

  • Sleep Medicine,
  • Critical Care Medicine,
  • Pulmonary Medicine
Patient Rating
4.64/5 (Based on 118 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

August 15, 2018
Very good experience
August 13, 2018
very good provder
August 12, 2018
His knowledge of meds and my problem, showed me that the meds (psychiatric ) were making the RLS worse. I will be going off that particular psychiatric medication. Thank you Dr Alva !
August 12, 2018
Enter room, introduce himself. Never sanitized went over paper work that he had, their computer systems were down. Not happy with results, because he him self felt, I did not need any further work up because there was not much of a change from 2 years ago,
August 11, 2018
Excellent Medical doctor
July 27, 2018
I have always been treated very well as a pulmonary patient. So happy they would see me on such a short notice.
July 27, 2018
very pleased with professionalism & concern. of all
July 26, 2018
I am very pleased with my provider.It was my first visit with him & I was well treated.
July 18, 2018
Always good.
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