Dr. Nanette Alvarez

Where did you complete most of your training?
Medical School – Queen’s U Kingston, Ontario
Internal Medicine – McGill U, Montreal Quebec and U of Toronto, Ontario
Cardiology – U of Toronto, Ontario

What is your special area of interest?
Adult Congenital Heart Disease, Arteriopathies, Echocardiography.

What is the best thing about working in CHD?
Satisfaction of helping these amazing patients reach their potential and engage in active, productive and fulfilling lives.

What is one thing that you think that all patients with CHD should know?
All CHD patients should know how to advocate for themselves – which entails understanding their cardiac condition and its implications on their day to day life.

If you weren’t a doctor, what would you be?
A writer or interior designer.

Do you have any interesting hobbies or talents or pets?
I love travelling to unusual places.