Ronald Alvarez, M.D.
Dr. Ronald Alvarez joined the Ear, Nose and Throat Institute in July of 2002. He received his bachelor’s degree in pharmacy from Rutgers University College of Pharmacy in New Jersey in 1988. He graduated with honors from the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey – Robert Wood Johnson Medical School where he received his Doctor of Medicine. Dr. Alvarez is also a member of the Alpha Omega Alpha medical honor society. He completed his residency in otolaryngology –head and neck surgery at Temple University Hospital in Philadelphia and his residency in pediatric otolaryngology at Saint Christopher’s Hospital for Children in Philadelphia in 1997. Following his residency, he was a clinical instructor in the Department of Otolaryngology at Temple University. Dr. Alvarez is a board-certified otolaryngologist since 1998 and is an active member and Fellow of the American Board of Otolaryngology and Diplomat of the National Board of Medical Examiners. Dr. Alvarez is on staff at Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta-Scottish Rite, Northside Hospital – Forsyth and Emory Hospital – Johns Creek.
Dr. Alvarez, a Cumming and Johns Creek ENT doctor, has many interests in the fields of adult and pediatric otolaryngology including general otolaryngology, sinonasal disease, otology, sleep medicine, transnasal esophagoscopy and minimally invasive thyroid surgery. He has also contributed to articles published in American Surgeon and The Ear, Nose, and Throat Journal in the fields of pediatric sinus surgery and bronchoesophagology. His goals are to provide the highest quality care to all of his patients using the most advanced treatment methods available. He currently resides in Alpharetta with his wife Allison and two daughters Miranda and Adrienne.
Dr. Lisa Perry-Gilkes has been appointed as Chief Medical Officer, Government and Insurance Relations of the Ear, Nose and Throat Institute. She serves her community with passion and an expansive resume, serving as the Board of Directors for the American Academy of Otolaryngology and the President-Elect of the Medical Association of Georgia.
“My favorite thing is interacting with the people…I consider my patients as my guests and the patients are coming to my house to be taken care of.”
Receiving her medical degree from Howard University College of Medicine, she was President of the Student National Medical Association and completed her residency at Charles Drew University of Medicine and Science. Having been in practice for more than 20 years, you will find her as Chair of the Atlanta Medical Association, on the Board of Directors for the American Academy of Otolaryngology and the President-Elect of the Medical Association of Georgia. Dr. Perry-Gilkes has been recognized as an Outstanding Citizen by Cathy Cox for her work in Nigeria. Without that desire to treat patients like family, we wouldn’t stand out as a practice. Appointing Dr. Lisa Perry-Gilkes, an expert in Otolaryngology as the Chief Medical Officer as well as Government and Insurance Relations, is a great advancement for the Ear, Nose and Throat Institute.
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