MIMA Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine
205 E. Nasa Blvd
Melbourne, FL  32901-1937
Office Phone: 321-725-4500 Ext. 7803


Undergraduate Degree
University of Miami
1992 - 1996
B.S. - Microbiology

Graduate Degree
University of South Florida
1996 - 1997

Medical School
Universidad Central del Caribe
School of Medicine
Bayamon, Puerto Rico
1997 - 2001
Doctor of Medicine

Pittsburgh Mercy Health System
Mercy Hospital of Pittsburgh
Pittsburgh, PA
2001 - 2002
General Surgery Internship

State University of New York
SUNY-Downstate Medical Center
Brooklyn, NY
2002 - 2005
Anesthesiology Residency

New York Medical College
St. Vincent's Catholic Medical Center
New York, NY
2005 - 2006
Interventional Pain Management


American Board of Anesthesiology


American Society of Anesthesiology
New York State Society of Anesthesiology
American Society of Regional Anesthesia and Pain Medicine

Jose A Alvarez III, M.D.


Dr. Alvarez grew up in Miami, Florida, and is fluent in English and Spanish. He completed his undergraduate studies in Microbiology at the University of Miami, and graduate studies at the University of South Florida.  Dr. Alvarez graduated from medical school at Universidad Central del Caribe in Puerto Rico.  He completed a general surgery internship at Mercy Hospital in Pittsburgh and an anesthesiology residency at State University of New York (SUNY) in Brooklyn.  Dr. Alvarez completed an Interventional Pain Management Fellowship at New York Medical College and St. Vincent’s Catholic Medical Center in New York, NY.
To help his patients become more functional and productive, Dr. Alvarez utilizes the most current interventional procedures for the treatment of chronic and complex pain conditions.  These procedures include transforaminal/translaminar epidurals, facet blocks, Botox, peripheral nerve injections, trigger point injections and sympathetic blockade.  More specialized procedures such as spinal cord stimulators and radiofrequency neurolytic techniques are also available.