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    April Alvarez-Corona, MD

    Pediatrics

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    April Alvarez-Corona, MD

    Biography: April Alvarez-Corona, MD, is a board-certified pediatrician with a special interest in adolescent care and nutrition. She is committed to providing equal access to care for all patients. She believes in the power of patient education to teach families the importance of living a healthy lifestyle now that will have a positive impact for the future.

    Dr. Alvarez-Corona joined North Country HealthCare in August 2015. As a member of North Country’s extraordinary team of physicians and providers, she serves as Pediatrician and Deputy Chief Medical Officer. Currently, Dr. Alvarez-Corona is involved in the further development of team-based programs and projects.

    Prior to joining North Country HealthCare, Dr. Alvarez-Corona worked at the Chiricahua Community Centers in Bisbee, Ariz. In addition to working as a pediatrician, she also worked to develop pediatric programs and conducted research on obesity prevention and family coaching.

    Medical Specialties & Interests: Pediatric and adolescent medicine; nutrition

    Board Certifications: Pediatrics

    Work History & Leadership:

    • North Country HealthCare; Flagstaff, Ariz.; Pediatrician and Deputy Chief Medical Officer: 2015 to present
    • Chiricahua Community Health Centers, Inc.; Pediatrician; 2009–2015

    Professional Associations:

    • Academy of Pediatrics, Arizona Chapter
    • American Academy of Pediatrics, Section of Obesity

    Languages: English; Spanish; Conversational American Sign Language

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    Education

    Education:

    • Pediatric residency: University of Arizona, Tucson; 2006–2009
    • Medical degree: University of Arizona, Tucson; 2001–2006
    • Undergraduate degree: University of Arizona, Tucson; Bachelor of Science in Anthropology and Philosophy; 1995–2000

     

    Awards

    Awards:

    • Consulate of the City of Douglas Bi-national Award of Women in Leadership; Douglas, Ariz.
    • Cum Laude with honors: University of Arizona, Tucson
    • Family and Community Medicine Community Scholar Award: University of Arizona, Tucson

     

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    Patient Satisfaction

    We want to improve and you can help! After each visit you may receive a survey via mail or email. This is your opportunity to tell us what we did well and where we could use some improvement. We value your input and act on survey results on a regular basis. North Country HealthCare is committed to providing a quality experience to you and your family at each visit.

    To ensure we are holding ourselves to the highest standards, we partner with an independent patient satisfaction company, Press Ganey. For nearly 30 years, Press Ganey’s mission has been to support healthcare providers in understanding and improving the entire patient experience. As a business partner to more than 20,000 healthcare organizations, Press Ganey leads the industry in transforming the patient experience and creating continuous, sustainable improvement.

     

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