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Dr. Ibrahim Alava MD

Dr. Ibrahim Alava MD

Otolaryngologist

Memorial Hermann Texas Medical Center

Summary

Dr. Ibrahim Alava earned his medical degree at The University of Miami and completed his internship and residency at McGovern Medical School at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth).

Board certified in otolaryngology (ENT), Dr. Alava has been in practice since 2008. His clinical interests include new ... Read More

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Biography

Dr. Ibrahim Alava earned his medical degree at The University of Miami and completed his internship and residency at McGovern Medical School at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth).

Board certified in otolaryngology (ENT), Dr. Alava has been in practice since 2008. His clinical interests include new innovations in the treatment of subglottic stenosis, endocrine head and neck surgery, skin cancers of the head and neck, and all aspects of general otolaryngology. He also treats allergies, chronic sinusitis, hearing loss, tumors, facial trauma, nasal polyps, deviated septum, smell disorders and swallowing disorders.

Dr. Alava serves as an assistant professor in the Department of  Otorhinolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery at McGovern Medical School at UTHealth.  His research interests revolve around patient-centered outcomes and healthcare disparities in the underserved.

Patients describe Dr. Alava as an excellent listener who answers questions fully and provides clear instructions. They rate him highly on the amount of time he spends with patients and his friendliness and caring attitude. His patients also report a high degree of satisfaction with their treatment outcomes. 

Physician Details

Gender
Male
Specialties
Medical Education
University of Miami - Registrar, 2008
Internships & Residency
University of Texas at Houston-GME, 2013
Clinical Interests
Head and Neck Cancer, Thyroid Tumors
PCP Number
100000045874
Cities Served
Bellaire, Galena Park, Houston, Missouri City
ZIP Codes Served
77001, 77002, 77003, 77004, 77005, 77006, 77007

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Insurance Accepted

  • AARP Medicare Complete
  • Aetna (Most Benefit Plans)
  • Aetna Medicare
  • Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
  • AHI Healthlink
  • Amerigroup Chip
  • Amerigroup MMP Perinatal*
  • Amerigroup Star
  • Amerigroup Star Plus
  • Amerivantage
  • Beechstreet
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield Texas
  • Blue Exchange PPO
  • Cigna (Most Benefit Plans)
  • Coastal Comp Healthnetworks PPO*
  • Coastal Comp Healthnetworks Work Comp
  • Community Health Choice
  • Community Health Choice Chip
  • Community Health Choice Marketplace Kelsey QHP
  • Community Health Choice Marketplace QHP
  • Community Health Choice Star
  • Corporate Remedies Worker's Comp*
  • Corvel Worker's Comp*
  • Coventry Health Care - PPO Network
  • Coventry Medicare Advantra
  • Evolutions Healthcare Systems - PPO Network*
  • Evolutions Healthcare Systems - Worker's Comp*
  • First Health - PPO Network
  • First Health - Worker's Comp
  • Galaxy Health Network
  • Healthsmart
  • Humana (Most Benefit Plans)
  • Humana Gold Choice PFFS
  • Humana Gold Plus HMO
  • Humana HMOx QHP Exchange
  • Humanachoice PPO Medicare
  • Independant Medical Systems
  • Injury Management Organization Worker's Comp*
  • Interplan Health Group (IHG)*
  • Medicaid Traditional
  • Medicare Traditional
  • Medicus International - PPO Network
  • Memorial Hermann Advantage HMO
  • Memorial Hermann Advantage PPO
  • Memorial Hermann Solutions
  • Multiplan
  • OccuNet PPO - PPO Network
  • Olympus (International) - PPO Network*
  • Political Subdivision Workers Comp Alliance*
  • Private Healthcare System
  • Reny Company Worker's Comp
  • Rockport - PPO Network*
  • Superior CHIP/Perinatal*
  • Superior Foster Care Program
  • Texas True Choice - PPO Network*
  • United Healthcare (Most Benefit Plans)
  • United Healthcare Chip
  • United Healthcare Chronic Complete
  • United Healthcare Dual Complete
  • United Healthcare Medicare Advantage
  • United Healthcare Star
  • United Healthcare Star Plus Perinatal*
  • United Healthcare TXMMP
  • US Family Health Plan
  • USA Managed Care Organization - PPO Network
  • USA Managed Care Organization - Worker's Comp*
  • Wellcare
  • WorkLink Worker's Comp