Andres Borja-Alvarez

Andres Borja-Alvarez, MD

Division Chief Pulmonary and Critical Care
Assistant Professor, Creighton University School of Medicine – Phoenix Health Sciences Campus
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  • Academic Appointments
  • Department

    • Internal Medicine

    Academic Appointment

    • Division Chief Pulmonary and Critical Care
    • Assistant Professor, Creighton University School of Medicine – Phoenix Health Sciences Campus
  • Publications and Presentations
  • Publications

    Vicken S. Zeitjian, MD; Wakas Arslan, MD; Andres Borja Alvarez, MD; Surabhi Amar, MD / Choriocarcinoma Syndrome: A Potentially Fatal Complication of Testicular Cancer 02/24/2019

    Tarreq Noori, MD; Mohammed Al-Charack, MD; Andres Borja Alvarez, MD / “Chronic Bilateral Fibrocavitary Pulmonary Coccidioidomycosis” / South West Journal of Pulmonary and Critical Care / 2018 03/28/2018

    Andres Borja Alvarez, MD; Augustine Lee, MD; Isabel Mira-Avendano, MD / “Etiologies of Consecutive Series of Non-Necrotizing Granulomas” / Sarcoidosis Vasculitis and Diffuse Lung Diseases 2017 08/25/2017

    Scott Helgeson, MD; Catalina Sanchez, MD; Lena Kassab, MD; Andres Borja Alvarez, MD; Pramod Guru, MD / “An unusual case of Angioedema” / Critical Care Medicine / Honolulu, HI 15/12/2016

    Jose Diaz-Gomez, MD; Andres Borja Alvarez, MD; Jonathan Danaraj, DO; Michelle Freeman, MD; Augustine Lee, MD; Farouk Mookadam, MBBCh; Brian Shapiro, MD; Harish Ramakrishna, MD / “A novel semiquantitative assessment of right ventricular systolic function with a modified subcostal echocardiographic view” / Echocardiography 2016 10/14/2016

    Andres Borja Alvarez, MD; Emir Festic, MD / “Chapter 29. A Paraneoplastic Syndrome” / Mayo Clinic Critical Care Case Review / Mayo Clinic Scientific Press / Oxford University Press 07/12/2016

    Andres Borja, MD; Mohan Kumar, MD; Suzanne Plush, DO. / “Let’s Have Lunch! Doctors’ Attitudes Are Controlled By Their Minds, Not Their Stomach” / Vol. 35, Num. 5. SGIM Forum. The Society of General Internal Medicine.Entry 1

    Presentations

    Andres Borja Alvarez, MD; Jonathan Danaraj, DO; Katherine Duello, MD; Jose Yataco, MD; Michelle Freeman, MD; Brian Shapiro, MD; Jose Diaz-Gomez, MD / “Novel Assessment of the Right Ventricular Function with a Modified Subcostal Echocardiographic View” / Cardiovascular 1 / Society of Critical Care Medicine Annual Meeting / Orlando, FL 02/21/2016Entry 1

    Andres Borja Alvarez, MD; Sarah Robison, MD; Isabel Mira-Avendano, MD / “A Retrospective Review of the Effect of Treatment of Anti-Synthetase Syndrome on Pulmonary and Extrapulmonary Manifestations” / Pulmonary Manifestations of Systemic Disease / American College of Chest Physicians Annual Meeting / Montreal, QC 10/28/2015

    Sarah Robison, MD; Andres Borja Alvarez, MD / “Severe Dynamic Airway Collapse: A Rare Initial Presentation of Relapsing Polychondritis” / Pulmonary Manifestations of Systemic Disease / American College of Chest Physicians Annual Meeting / Montreal, QC 10/27/2015

    Gaja Shaughnessy, MD; Andres Borja Alvarez, MD; John Moss, MD / “A Fatal Case of Disseminated Intravascular Coagulation, Gastrointestinal Hemorrhage, and Hemorrhagic Bullous Lesions with Systemic Lupus Erythematosus” / Critical Care / American College of Chest Physicians Annual Meeting / Montreal, QC 10/27/2015

    A Borja Alvarez; J.M. Canabal; L.A. Shellenback; P. Moreno-Franco “Vacuum Pump Removal of Inferior Vena Cava Obstruction After Piggy-Back Liver Transplantation” / B44. Invasive and Non-Invasive Mechanical Ventilation, A3145-A3145 05/01/2015

    Andres Borja Alvarez, MD; Augustine Lee, MD “Rituximab for the Treatment of Scleroderma Associated Interstitial Lung Disease: A Case Report” / Chest 2014; 146 Meeting Abstracts 971A 10/29/2014

    Andres Borja Alvarez, MD; Isabel Mira-Avendano, MD; Augustine Lee, MD / “NonNecrotizing Granulomas: A Retrospective Review of Etiology” / Chest 2014; 146 Meeting Abstracts 391A 10/29/2014

    Andres Borja Alvarez, MD; Samer Ibrahim, MD; Rajeev Saggar, MD “Chylous Ascites in a Case With Right Heart Failure Secondary to Pulmonary Hypertension” / Chest 2012; 142 Meeting Absracts 130A 10/23/2012

    Andres Borja Alvarez, MD; Samer Ibrahim, MD; Jeremy Feldman, MD “Perioperative Management of Oral Treprostinil” / Chest 2012; 142 Meeting Abstracts 338A 10/23/2012

    Andres Borja, MD. “Get with the Guidelines: the Importance of Quality Improvement from a Resident’s Perspective”. Vol. 35, Num. 5. SGIM Forum. The Society of General Internal Medicine. 05/12/2012

    Andres Borja Alvarez, MD; Denise Millstine, MD; Patti Thorne, PhD / "The Game of Life: Impact of a Career-Life Balance Curriculum in Residency” / Poster Presentation / SGIM Meeting / Denver, CO (Award Winner) 11/04/2011 “

    Andres Borja Alvarez, MD / "Re-expansion Pulmonary Edema in the Contra-lateral Lung After Secondary Spontaneous Pneumothorax Due to Coccidioidomycosis” / Poster Presentation / SGIM Meeting / Denver, CO 11/04/2011

  • Honors and Awards
  • Critical Care Echo Fellow of the Year 2016, Mayo Clinic, Jacksonville Florida

    Above and Beyond, Recognition for Excellence, ARNP, Mayo Clinic, Jacksonville, F, June 2016

    Above and Beyond, February Award Winner, Mayo Clinic, Jacksonville, FL, June 2015

    Above and Beyond, Recognition for Excellence, Patient Family, Mayo Clinic, Jacksonville, FL, March 2015

    Above and Beyond, Recognition for Compassion, Pulmonary Desk, Mayo Clinic, Jacksonville, FL, November 2015

    Second Place Oral Presentation, Fellow Oral Case Presentation, 59th Tri-State Conference, Jacksonville, FL, September 2014

    Chief Resident, 2012-2013 Academic Year, Internal Medicine Residency Program, Saint Joseph’s Hospital and Medical Center, Phoenix, AZ

    Third Place Oral Research Vignette Presentation, The Game of Life: Impact of a Career-Life Balance Curriculum in Residency, Academic Excellence Day, St. Joseph’s Hospital and Medical Center, Phoenix, AZ, May 2012

    Best Innovation Presentation in 2011, The Game of Life: Impact of a Career-Life Balance Curriculum in Residency, SGIM Mountain West Regional Meeting, Denver, CO, November 2011

    Doctor makes house call during USARSO exercise, Fort Sam Houston News Leader, Home of Army Medicine, San Antonio, TX, November 2006