Rosalinda Alvarado, MD

Assistant Professor Alvarado Rosalinda
Department of Surgery, Rush Medical College
Role: Faculty
Joined Rush in 2018


I am a breast surgeon who is committed to providing multidisciplinary, evidence-based care to every single patient I encounter.

What inspired you to get into your field?

I was drawn to the field by my interest in women’s health and cancer care.

What excited you about your work at Rush?

I am most excited by the opportunity to work with some truly excellent colleagues, and by the immense potential that the job affords me.

What is your opinion of mentoring and sponsorship? Please comment about your experiences.

I think that mentoring is extremely important. I had a great mentor as a resident who was very supportive of my ambitions and helped me secure an amazing fellowship.

Do you have tips or advice you would recommend for someone looking to enter your field of work?

Study a lot, be as prepared as you can be on your surgical rotations and find a good mentor.

What are your hobbies? How do you like to spend your free time?

I like reading, traveling, watching movies and spending time with my kids.