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Rakesh Vishwanath Alva
Cone Health Medical Group

Rakesh Vishwanath Alva, MD

Specialties and/or Subspecialties

  • Pulmonology,
  • Sleep Medicine,
  • Critical Care Medicine,
  • Pulmonary Medicine
Patient Rating
4.8/5 (Based on 173 Reviews)
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Rakesh V. Alva, MD, FCCP, has been with LeBauer since moving to Greensboro in 2008. He holds four medical board certifications; those are in sleep medicine, critical care medicine, pulmonary medicine and internal medicine.  

He has earned numerous awards throughout his career for both his medical expertise and his volunteer work. His research has been published in journals, books and abstracts throughout his career. He worked in South Carolina for four years before moving to Greensboro.

His hobbies include reading, running and tennis. His preferred distance is the half marathon.



Medical School

Seth G.S. Medical College and King Edward Memorial


Jacobi Medical Ctr., Albert Einstein College of Med.


Montefiore Medical Center

Board Certifications

  • Sleep Medicine
  • Critical Care Medicine
  • Pulmonary Medicine
  • Internal Medicine.


  • LeBauer Pulmonary Care at Greensboro
    3511 W Market St
    Ste 100
    Greensboro, NC 27403

Provider Review Comments

August 28, 2021
August 27, 2021
Dr Alva was outstanding. This was my1st with Dr Alva and I was very pleased. His knowledge and thoroughness and compassion was fantastic. I would and will highly recommend Dr Alva for all pulmonary issues. Very professional
July 26, 2021
The doctor was very patient in answering my big list of questions, I never felt rushed and feel he was really listening to me.
July 25, 2021
July 14, 2021
Loved Dr Alva
July 03, 2021
The doctor addressed all my concerns with great care and concern.
July 02, 2021
Seemed to care about my questions
June 18, 2021
June 04, 2021
May 30, 2021
completely satisfied
May 24, 2021
The doctor had ready my history and was aware of my needs. He was personable and kind. Patient and not rushing.
May 10, 2021
Excellent treatment! He did what he said.
May 04, 2021
Excellent care.
March 26, 2021
Compared old results as to my symptons today. Made suggestion as to what we should look for now and how to treat.
March 26, 2021
Real good.
March 02, 2021
Dr. Alva is one of the most thoughtful, thorough doctors. He explains the test results in layman's terms so the patient understands.
January 28, 2021
Dr. Alva was very concerned -
January 22, 2021
Good. 4. Had breathing test.
January 10, 2021
Excellent Care
December 24, 2020
I have always had very good care at the pulmonary center with Dr Alva and his associates
December 12, 2020
October 25, 2020
excellent rapport/ very concerned and listened well
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