David Joel Alvarez, D.O.

David J. Alvarez, D.O.

Assistant Professor

Department of Family Medicine
University of Michigan Medical School
300 North Ingalls Street, NI4C06
Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109-5435   


Dr. Alvarez earned his Bachelor of Science degree in pharmacy at Butler University, and his medical degree at Michigan State University College of Osteopathic Medicine, in E. Lansing, Mich. He served an internship at the Naval Hospital in San Diego, Calif. While he was in the United States Navy, Dr. Alvarez worked in Flight Surgery Training. He completed his residency and a sports medicine fellowship at the University of Michigan Department of Family Medicine. Dr. Alvarez is a member of the American Academy of Family Physicians, the American College of Sports Medicine, and the American Medical Society for Sports Medicine. In addition to sports medicine services at MedSport, he provides Primary Care at Domino's Farms. Dr. Alvarez serves as a team physician for Eastern Michigan University. He has a Certificate of Added Qualification in Sports Medicine.

He sees patients at Family Medicine at Domino's Farms →

Areas of Interest

Research Interests
  • Myofacial trigger points
Clinical Interests
  • Sports medicine, shoulder injuries, knee injuries


Medical School
  • Michigan State University College of Osteopathic Medicine, E. Lansing, Mich., 1989
  • Transitional Internship, Naval Hospital, San Diego, Calif., 1990
  • Flight Surgery School, Naval Aerospace Medical Institute, Pensacola, Fla., 1991
  • University of Michigan Department of Family Medicine, Ann Arbor, Mich., 1995
  • Sports Medicine, University of Michigan Health System, Ann Arbor, Mich., 1996

Board Certification

  • Family Medicine
  • Sports Medicine
24 Frank Lloyd Wright Dr.
Lobby H
Ann Arbor, MI  48106


Dr. Alvarez's most recent curriculum vitae.