Dr. Alejandro Alva, MD

Psychiatry ·  Male · Age 59

About Doctor

Dr. Alejandro Alva, MD is a psychiatry specialist in Costa Mesa, CA and has been practicing for 20 years. He graduated from Universidad Autonoma De Guadalajara, Facultad De Medicina in 1990 and specializes in psychiatry, addiction psychiatry, and more.

Our mission is to provide the highest quality psychiatric care to our patients, ensure for continuity of care for each one of our patients by providing regular follow-up on a consistent basis regardless of setting, provide support not only for our patients but also for their families and loved ones, work in harmony with other medical specialties and primary care to improve on our patient's quality of life, be advocates for our patient's special needs, provide responsive empathic care for patients and families in times of crisis. 

Dr. Alva work with multiple Substance Abuse Recovery Centers in Orange County and has a team of Nurse Practitioners & Physciain Assistants to provide the top care possible as a team.

Dr. Alva received his education at the California State University of Fullerton and the Autonomous University of Guadalajara Medical School. After he completed his education and training in Guadalajara, Mexico, he returned to California to finish his residency at the University of California Irvine.

Prior to Dr. Alva's formation of PNS, he was involved in multiple endeavors including inpatient and outpatient work as well as clinical research in both Los Angeles and Orange counties. Dr Alva's focus is on the latest treatments available for psychiatric disorders, chemical/alcohol dependence as well as aspects of ethnicity and their correlation within pathological states. Dr. Alva has over twenty years'  experience in serving the medical community in various capacities; as a patient advocate, clinician, researcher and medical director. Dr. Alva's expertise in adolescent, adult and geriatric psychiatry as well as chemical/alcohol dependence and his treatments in psychiatric disorders make him one of the nation's most prominent psychiatrists.

Lastly, Dr. Alva understands the stigma associated with chemical dependence disorders and the societal bias against these medical conditions.  Dr. Alva and his staff have a mandate to work together with rehabilitation and recovery center to optimize and provide the best medical care available.

Dr. Alva and is associates believe in forming relationships to create a true comprehensive bio-psychosocial-medical environment to maximize the recovery process.

Areas of Expertise

Addiction Psychiatry


  • 1999 University Of California At Irvine / Psychiatry
  • 1990 Universidad Autonoma De Guadalajara, Facultad De Medicina
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    Dr. Alejandro Alva, MD

    Pacific Neuropsychiatric Specialists

    Pacific Neuropsychiatric Specialists
    3151 Airway Ave Ste G1 Costa Mesa, CA 92626

    Phone:(714) 545-5550
    3151 Airway Ave Ste G1 Costa Mesa, CA 92626
    Dr. Alejandro Alva, MD -3151 Airway Ave Ste G1 Costa Mesa, CA 92626- Hospital Search Office Phone: (714) 545-5550


    Latitude: 33.677906
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