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

Latest Video by Dr. Manny Alvarez

  • Dad finds life-saving treatment for deadly disease

    In 1996, John Crowley's two youngest children were given what doctors considered a death sentence when they were diagnosed with a rare, fatal illness called Pompe disease. So he came up with a plan to save their lives

  • Khloe Kardashian uses vitamin E for vaginal health

    Q&A with Dr. Manny: Khloe Kardashian recommends vitamin E to improve vaginal health. Is there any truth to this?

  • New twist on food favorites

    Walking through the grocery stores you might notice some new alternative foods popping up. Bean pasta, grain-free bread and nut cheeses aren't just for vegans and people with food allergies. The new options are gourmet, and healthy foodies are taking notice

  • What's the target heart rate for pregnancy workouts?

    Q&A with Dr. Manny: Is there a target level I should aim to keep my heart rate under while exercising during pregnancy?

  • What not to say to your kids

    Hundreds of new parenting books hit the shelves every year-- promising new tips and tricks. But who has time to read them all? Dr. Manny sits down with Dr. Erica Reischer, psychologist and author of " What Great Parents Do: 75 Simple Strategies for Raising Kids Who Thrive," to help us get right to the point