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  • Gilberto Alvarez del Manzano MD

    A rare combination of dermatologist and internist, Dr. Alvarez treats adults and pediatric patients. Dr. Alvarez graduated Magna Cum Laude and is a member of the prestigious Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society. 

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  • Shari Marchbein
    MD

    Dr. Shari Marchbein is a board-certified dermatologist and a fellow of the American Academy of Dermatology. Dr. Marchbein’s academic and clinical interests include the treatment of acne, in particular adult female acne, acne scarring, and rosacea.

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What Our Clients Say

  • "Super fast, super friendly, super professional. Was a new patient and it was the easiest sign-up, check-in process, and most efficient appointment I’ve experienced. Definitely recommend!"
    Jan-patrick A. - Verified Patient
  • "Dr. Alvarez was professional, charming and engaged. He did not rush through the appointment but took time to answer questions carefully and thoughtfully. I have already recommended Dr. Alvarez to several of my friends who are looking for a dermatologist."
    Vicki S. - Verified Patient
  • "Awesome visit! Very informative, pleasant and made my 11 year old son feel very comfortable!! Answered all our questions and concerns. Thanks for all your help doc!"
    Edgardo O. - Verified patient
  • "He was very attentive and took the time to get to know me and my history. He informed me of all my options on how to treat my psoriasis and picked the best option for me."
    Sarah F. - Verified Patient

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Office Hours for Dr. Alvarez

Monday:

10:00 am-5:30 pm

Tuesday:

10:00 am-5:00 pm

Wednesday:

10:00 am-5:00 pm

Thursday:

Closed

Friday:

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Saturday:

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Sunday:

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Office Hours for Dr. Marchbein

Monday:

9:00 am-5:00 pm

Tuesday:

Closed

Wednesday:

10:00 am-4:00 pm

Thursday:

9:30 am-5:00 pm

Friday:

9:00 am-3:30 pm

Saturday:

Closed

Sunday:

Closed

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