The Provider of the Month is chosen from nominations submitted by fellow HSHS Medical Group team members. “Dr. Alvarado is always willing to help out with seeing extra patients and working extra days in the clinic or in wound care. She truly cares about her patients and is always willing to go the extra mile to help with whatever she can to make sure they are taken care of. She is truly amazing with her patients and they truly love her. She is very kind. She shows that she cares by listening to what you have to say and always giving you a strong answer. Her kindness goes beyond just the patients. Dr. Alvarado always thanks her MA and nurse for their hard work. We are lucky to have her as an MD at our practice!”

Dr. Alvarado’s favorite part of her job is the satisfaction she receives from helping others. Whether it is helping patients recover from a would or illness or helping other doctors, nurses and staff develop their skills to become better caregivers. “I find the greatest reward when I’m able to connect with someone and have a positive impact on their life. Comprehensive healing is not just about finding the right medicine or treatment for a patient. So often it’s easy to underestimate how impactful a simple smile, touch, or kind word can lift someone up and help them feel better than they did the day before. It’s the little things day to day that show people you care about and support them. When a person finds an intrinsic motivation to care for others, it seems like every day there are opportunities to “live the mission” and demonstrate respect, care, competence, and joy.”

When Dr. Alvarado isn’t helping her patients, she enjoys spending time with her family, raising animals, riding horses, gourmet cooking and traveling to experience different cultures.

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Lori Harlan

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HSHS Medical Group
Office: (217) 321-9292
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Lori.Harlan@hshs.org

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