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Valdez Alaska


Integrative Family

Taking the lead to inspire a guiding approach to personalized health and wellness.

What We Do

A center of hope, healing and healthy well-being.

The Alfa Doc searches for the root cause of illness and whole person care. Much like the alpha dog leads the pack, The Alfa Doc is taking the lead to inspire a guiding approach to health and wellness for Valdez, Alaska. Not only do we tackle challenging medical conditions but we specialize in helping those seeking health to be their very best. The medical system is complex and The Alfa Doc wants to help you navigate the system and understand your condition. Conventional medicine does a great job managing acute conditions but seems to only handle symptoms of chronic disease without searching for the WHY. We should never stop searching for the WHY.

“The best doctors 
gives the least 

-Benjamin Franklin

Being your healthiest self should not be complicated. Wouldn’t it be nice to have a doctor to answer your healthcare questions and someone to partner with on your healthcare journey. There is no magic pill to wellness. Like success in life, wellness takes commitment and having someone lead the way can make that journey easier to navigate. 

Do you often still have questions after you leave the doctor’s office or feel like you had more questions after you got home? 

Do you feel like you have a doctor for every organ, but unlike your body the doctors are not communicating and you are left to the Internet for medical information? 

You should be in control of your health, your questions should be answered and you should expect someone to care about the whole you. The Alfa Doc can help to guide the way to wellness and chart a course for improved health.

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The Alfa Doc offers a complete line of pharmaceutical grade supplements, which you can order online conveniently. To assist you in reaching long-term health, we recommend the best supplements and homeopathic remedies based on your needs and carry the products we suggest most often. If you do not see what you need here or in our office, let us know, and we will order it for you.

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How can we help?

Angela Alfaro MD has been practicing medicine since 2003. She is certified by the American Board of Family Medicine and the American Board of Anti-Aging and Regenerative Medicine and a Fellow of the American Academy of Family Physiciane that deeply cares about the root cause of illness and the whole person. The current state of healthcare has concerned her for many years and after much soul searching she opened The Alfa Doc in September 2019.

  • What is Personalized Integrative and Functional medicine?
    This is a mouthful, but once you understand it, you’ll come to love it. Personalized Medicine: The patient is at the center of care that is driven by looking at the underlying biology and mechanisms of wellness and disease including patient input, social networking and digital technologies. Integrative Medicine: This is the practice of medicine that is based on healing and a strong physician-patient relationship. It takes into account multiple modalities of therapy with the goal to create health within a complex system by combining conventional care and alternative methods. Principles of Integrative Medicine include: Changing the focus in medicine to one of health and healing rather than curing of disease. Strong emphasis on the partnership between the physician and the patient. Removing barriers to care to help activate the body’s ability to heal. Using less invasive and more natural methods when possible, but using conventional methods when necessary. Backed by thousands of years and multiple cultures around the world as well as strong scientific study. Incorporates the mind-body-spirit and community to help healing. Functional Medicine: Functional medicine addresses the underlying cause of illness and dysfunction in hopes to prevent disease. It addresses the whole person, not isolated symptoms as well as the environment in which we live and our current lifestyle habits. Functional medicine practitioners seek out the root cause of illness and this can take time to figure out, so appointments are longer and interviews are more in depth.
  • What are the office hours?
    Remember we are open by appointment only. The online portal will be a way to always have your medical records at your fingertips, request appointments and communicate with our office. Typical hours: Monday: 8:30am to 6pm Tuesday: 8:30am to 4pm Wednesday: 8:30am to 7pm Thursday: 10am to 6pm, closed from 2:00 to 3:00pm Friday: 10am to 6pm, closed from 2:00 to 3:00pm
  • Do you take insurance?
    We are in-network with: Blue Cross Blue Shield Aetna, TricareWest Meritain Medicaid Medicare United HealthCare and Valdez Native Tribe If you do not have insurance you can still partner with our office, you are in control of your health and the doctor-patient relationship is robust with more patient care time and less administrative burden.
  • What if I need to go to the emergency room?
    If you have a true emergency, you must still go to the emergency room and the providers there will care for you as always. Call 911/ seek care at your nearest emergency room. In Valdez, please go to 911 Meals Avenue.
  • Why should I become a patient of The Alfa Doc?
    Many people are concerned about their health but not ready to make a commitment to healing. Have you decided to put yourself first? Good health is a process and not a prescription. By working with us you are committing to putting in the time to heal. We will ask hard questions and work to keep you accountable. The process of healing must come from within, so be prepared to do your homework, learn as much as you can, change some habits and have an open mind. The Alfa Doc is different than other clinics and will require investment on your part. If you simply want to refill your current prescriptions and not challenge yourself with a new way of thinking, this is not the right place for you. If you are ready for a whole new approach to health care then contact us today. Call 907-835-ALFA or email us at to request appointments.
  • Do you work with small businesses?
    We would love to partner with small businesses, so feel free to contact us to find out how we can work together.
  • How do I make an appointment?
    Please call 907-835-ALFA (2532) or email us and we will contact you directly. Remember The Alfa Doc is not a walk-in clinic, but same day appointments may be available.
  • What if I need a specialist?
    We can refer to specialists as needed but may often educate you about your condition to avoid unnecessary specialty referral.
  • Cardiovascular Risk Assessments
    Our cardiovascular risk assessments use advanced diagnostic tools to evaluate your risk factors for heart disease and stroke. Our expert team works with you to create a customized plan to reduce your risk and keep your heart healthy for years to come."
  • Well Child Exams
    Routine Immunizations Pre-participation physicals for sports Our Well Child Exams provide comprehensive care to monitor your child's health and development, including routine immunizations to protect against preventable diseases, and pre-participation physicals for sports to ensure their safety on the field.
  • Male Wellness Exams
    At The Alfa Doc, we believe in proactive healthcare for men. Our Male Wellness Exams offer a comprehensive evaluation of your overall health, including prostate and testicular exams, advanced cholesterol testing, and more.
  • Wellness and Preventive Visits
    We believe that prevention is key to maintaining optimal health. Our wellness and preventive visits offer comprehensive exams and screenings to help you stay ahead of potential health issues. From routine physicals to advanced testing, we work with you to create a personalized plan for your overall well-being.
  • Medicare Physicals & Wellness Exams
    At The Alfa Doc, we understand that maintaining good health is crucial at any age, but it becomes even more important as we age. That's why we offer Medicare Physicals & Wellness Exams specifically tailored for seniors.
  • Medical Spa
    Botox Laser Hair Removal Tixel Skin Rejuvenation Red Light Cold Laser-Use what is on old Website Dermalux
  • Women Wellness Exams
    We're committed to women's health and wellness. Our Women Wellness Exams offer a comprehensive evaluation of your overall health, including routine breast and pelvic exams, birth control consultation, and IUD placement. We work with you to create a personalized plan to help you maintain optimal health and address your individual needs
  • Occupational Health
    Work Physicals CDL/DOT physicals Merchant Marine Physicals
  • Minor Surgical Procedures
    Skin biopsies Mole removal Cryotherapy-Cryotherapy is the use of extreme cold to freeze and remove abnormal tissue. Doctors use it to treat warts and skin tags Sphenopalatine Ganglion block for migraine headaches SWIFT Wart Removal
  • Medical Issues
    Allergies issues like seasonal allergies, eczema, food intolerances, asthma Cardiovascular diseases like: coronary artery disease, high blood pressure, high cholesterol, metabolic syndrome Endocrine/Hormonal issues like: diabetes and pre-diabetes, thyroid disorders, fatigue, hormone imbalance Gastrointestinal issues like: bloating, diarrhea, constipation, heartburn, fatty liver, gluten sensitivity and Celiac disease, Small Intestinal Bacterial Overgrowth, Dysbiosis (Abnormal Gut bacteria) Desired Weight loss consultations and treatment Neurologic diseases like headaches and migraines and offering GammaCore Vagal Nerve Stimulator for treatment Psychiatric evaluations and treatment for depression, anxiety, attention deficit disorders Skin: Acne, psoriasis Joint/ inflammatory disorders: rheumatoid arthritis, fibromyalgia
  • Functional Laboratory Testing
    Allergies and food sensitivities Hormone metabolism Advanced cardiac biomarker testing Nutrient and metabolic testing
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