Last modified: April 11, 2024
Quick Facts
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    • Family Medicine
    • Social Medicine
    • Medical Writing

About Dr. Alvarado

Dr. Chelsea Alvarado earned her doctorate from the University of Maryland School of Medicine in Baltimore, Maryland. She received a Bachelor’s degree in biochemistry from Temple University in Philadelphia. She currently works as a freelance medical writer and is passionate about making medical science accessible to all.

After graduating from medical school, Alvarado practiced as a resident in family medicine for two years in the Bronx in New York City before becoming a medical writer. She is passionate about sharing medical information in a way that empowers people to make informed health decisions.

Alvarado’s hobbies include painting and sculpting and yoga. She also enjoys walking in her neighborhood in the Bronx with her husband.

Alvarado’s Role as Medical Reviewer on

Alvarado’s background in family medicine, social medicine and medicine writing qualifies her to be an expert contributor and reviewer for The Mesothelioma Center at She puts her background to work to ensure the information throughout remains factually correct and meets current medical and scientific standards. Her knowledge in family and social medicine improves coverage of topics that help families make medical decisions.  

Specialties of Dr. Chelsea Alvarado

  • Family Medicine 
  • Social Medicine
  • Medical Writing

Experience and Medical Education

  • University of Maryland School of Medicine (M.D.)
  • Temple University Honors Program (B.S.)

Awards and Recognition

  • Gold Humanism Honor Society (University of Maryland School of Medicine)