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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
4.76/5 (Based on 135 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 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.
January 05, 2019
Always taking time to listen to my concerns.
December 24, 2018
Dr. Alva was professional and explained everything very clearly and answered any questions I had..
December 20, 2018
December 20, 2018
Dr. Alva is the finest physician I have ever had! Dr. Alva besides being a terrific physician is truly a people person and is very engaging with his patients. I wish all physicians were more like him.
December 18, 2018
*Dr. Aiva was great! It was the first visit with him and he treated like a old friend. He was concerned with my breathing care and very informative. 10 plus experience!
December 06, 2018
Excellent care by provider.
December 04, 2018
all good
November 13, 2018
Very good.
November 06, 2018
November 04, 2018
knowledgeable good care
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