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Miguel F. Alvelo-Rivera, M.D.
University of Puerto Rico (BS 1988)
Univ. of Puerto Rico Sch. of Medicine (MD 1992)
Univ. of Puerto Rico Affil. Hospitals (Surgical Internship 1992-1993)
Univ. of Puerto Rico Affil. Hospitals (Surgical Residency 1993-1997)
University of Pittsburgh (Surgical Oncology 1998-2000)
University of Pittsburgh (Cardiothoracic Surgery 2000-2002)
University of Pittsburgh (Minimally invasive thoracic surgery 2002-2003)
Assistant Professor of Surgery, University of Pittsburgh (2003-2008)
Associate Member- Thoracic Oncology Moffitt Cancer Center 2008-2010)
Associate Professor of Surgery- Wayne State University (2010-present)
Minimally invasive thoracic surgery
Palliative procedures for advanced cancer
Early lung cancer detection and screening
Complex chest wall resections and reconstructions
Minimally invasive esophageal resection
Esophageal surgery: Reflux, diverticula, achalasia
Surgery for Thoracic Outlet Syndrome
- Adult Cardiac Surgery
- General Thoracic Surgery