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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
4.74/5 (Based on 121 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

July 18, 2019
This was my first visit to this doctor. I was pleased with my care.
July 01, 2019
Dr. Alva treated me with respect and concern as a patient.
June 23, 2019
Follow up on CPaP. Gave me a lot of information and listened to concerns about poor fit of the face mask I have. Recommended another face mask and placed order for it.
June 22, 2019
Was very nervous, but Dr. Alva quickly put me at ease. He seems to be a wonderful, caring physician.
June 19, 2019
I felt my provider was very courteous and knowledgeable. he really made my husband feel at ease during my appointment. I felt genuine concern for my health. I would highly recommend my provider and his staff. my provider listened to me and answered all questions either my husband or I had. He was very pleasant and put me to ease immediately
June 17, 2019
Good service.
June 14, 2019
Very good care.
June 10, 2019
Experiences with this care provider have been excellent from the start.
June 10, 2019
I am very pleased with Dr. Alva and will continue seeing him.
June 03, 2019
January 24, 2019
good experience
January 23, 2019
January 22, 2019
Very knowledgeable staff & dr. Explained test of results with me very quickly. I felt dr. wanted to help me and he explained medication he put me on. I felt safe & I left with a better understanding of my problems.
January 21, 2019
Dr Alva was very patient and professional in answering my questions.
January 16, 2019
I have been coming here for a long time. Dr. Ala and Tammy both take good care of me. They listen to me and I know they care about their patients.
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