Dr. Alavy received his Bachelor’s of Science degree in Molecular Cellular and Developmental Biology in 1993 from University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). He went on to graduate from St. George’s University School of Medicine (Grenada, West Indies) in 1997. He finished a three year Internal Medicine residency program at Albert Einstein College of Medicine of the Yeshiva University in Bronx, New York. He was invited and served as a junior faculty and chief resident at the same institution for an additional year.
Dr. Alavy moved back to Los Angeles in 2001 and finished another rigorous training program and graduated from the division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine at USC+LAC Medical Center in 2004. He has since been practicing Critical Care Medicine at Hoag Memorial Hospital Presbyterian. He has been practicing sleep medicine at his current location since 2009.
He currently holds Board Certification by the American Board of Sleep Medicine and by American Board of Internal Medicine, Pulmonary Disease, and Critical Care Medicine. He has served as voluntary faculty in the division of Pulmonary and Critical Care at USC+LAC Medical Center. He enjoys teaching and engagement in academic activities. He holds fellowship positions at the American Academy of Sleep Medicine and American College of Chest Physicians. He is an active member of several national professional societies including ACP, ACCP, ATS, and AASM.