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Miguel Alvelo-Rivera

Miguel F. Alvelo-Rivera, M.D.

Henry Ford Health System
Henry Ford Health System
Detroit, MI  48202
United States
1 412 512-3994
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Surgeon - Cardiothoracic


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)

Other Interests

Tracheal surgery
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
Thoracic Oncology
Mediastinal surgery
Esophageal surgery: Reflux, diverticula, achalasia
Surgery for Thoracic Outlet Syndrome