Manny Alvarez

Dr. Manny Alvarez

Dr. Manny Alvarez serves as FOX News Channel's (FNC) Senior Managing Editor for Health News. Prior to this position, Alvarez was a FNC medical contributor.

Known widely to audiences as Dr. Manny, Alvarez was previously a health science reporter for TELEMUNDO and developed a nightly news segment entitled "A Dose of Health." Since 1996, he has been the Chairman of the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology and Reproductive Science at Hackensack University Medical Center in New Jersey. Additionally, Alvarez is Adjunct Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology at New York University School of Medicine in New York City.

Alvarez is a member of numerous professional societies including the Society of Prenatal Care, American Institute of Ultrasound and Medicine and the American Society for Blood and Marrow Transplantation. Additionally, he is part of many civic foundations such as Celia Cruz Foundation. In 2004, Alvarez was named Man of the Year by New Jersey SEEDS, an organization that provides students educational scholarships.

Latest Stories by Dr. Manny Alvarez

  • Jul 20, 2016

    Dr. Manny: Why I'm scared of Pokemon GO

    I know that many of you are going to roll your eyes and say “Oh here goes Dr. Manny, the joy stealer who doesn’t want us to have any fun.

  • Jul 19, 2016

    Dr. Manny: The insanity behind the MMA and WWE

    While the dangers associated with playing professional football and other contact sports are well-documented, the Mixed Martial Arts (MMA,) Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) and World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) continue operate somewhat under the radar as their athletes enter the cage or ring and fight until what seems like an inevitably early death.

  • Jul 07, 2016

    Gain Weight the Healthy Name

    Health news from AskDrManny Rarely do you hear about people trying to gain weight, but, being underweight can be a serious issue for many people. Being underweight can lead to malnourishment, making the body prone to infection, fatigue, heart problems, hair loss, hormone imbalance and low muscle mass. There are many potential causes for a person to be underweight, […] The post Gain Weight the Healthy Name appeared first on AskDrManny.

  • Jul 06, 2016

    Healthy ways to gain weight

    Americans are often consumed with finding new ways to lose weight, but rarely do you hear about the opposite, serious issue of being underweight.

Latest Video by Dr. Manny Alvarez

  • Brandi Chastain on raising son with Crohn's disease

    National Soccer Hall of Famer Brandi Chastain talks about developing a game plan to help her 10-year-old son fight Crohn's disease

  • Helping teens cope after a parent's death

    Q&A with Dr. Manny: My teenage daughter is having a really difficult time with the passing of her father. I'm afraid she might start using the wrong kind of coping mechanisms to numb her pain. What kind of advice can I give her to help?

  • A rare honey packs big benefits

    Honey can sweeten up your tea and give your health a boost. Dr. Manny sits down with the Medicine Hunter, Chris Kilham to find out more about a rare honey from the Malaysian rainforest called tualang

  • Celebrity chef battles skin disease

    Working in a hot, dry kitchen is uncomfortable for anyone but chefs have to work under those conditions all the time. Pile on a chronic inflammatory skin disease called atopic dermatitis and it's a recipe for disaster. Celebrity chef Elizabeth Faulkner talks with Dr. Manny about how she's learned to cope and thrive with the disease

  • Avoid hip replacement surgery with stem cell procedure

    Fifteen percent of all total hip replacements each year are caused by avascular necrosis. The condition causes part of the hip bone to die. Dr. Thomas Einhorn is using a novel technique with stem cells that is helping patient avoid total hip replacement