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Justin Alvey
( out of 17 reviews )

Justin Alvey, MD

Languages spoken: English

Clinical Locations

Eccles Primary Children's Outpatient Services Building

Pediatric Comprehensive Care Clinic
801-213-3599

University of Utah Hospital

University Pediatric Clinic
801-581-2205
  • Dr. Alvey received his medical degree from Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, MO. He completed his Pediatric residency at Primary Children’s Hospital/ University of Utah School of Medicine. Dr. Alvey is an experienced general pediatrician who practiced in the community for over 15 years prior to joining the Faculty at the University of Utah School of Medicine as an Associate Professor of Pediatrics in the Division of General Pediatrics.

    He currently sees patients in the Comprehensive Care Program at Primary Children’s Medical Center and at University Pediatric Clinic (Clinic 6) at University Hospital. In those settings, Dr. Alvey sees a wide range of patients of all ages and health conditions.


    Dr. Alvey's clinical interests include providing primary care for children with complex medical problems, ADHD and asthma. His clinical interests also include sports medicine, care of athletes with underlying medical issues, and care of children with underlying genetic, metabolic, and neurological disorders.

    Board Certification

    American Board of Pediatrics (Pediatrics)

    Patient Rating

    4.9 /5
    ( out of 17 reviews )

    The patient rating score is an average of all responses on our patient experience survey. The rating averages scores for all questions about care from our providers.

    The scale on which responses are measured is 1 to 5 with 5 being the best score.

    Patient Comments

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    Patients are de-identified for confidentiality and patient privacy.

    July 03, 2023
    UH HOSPITALS AND CLINICS

    Dr. Alvey is an excellent provider. He treats his patients with respect and always listens to any concerns.

    May 28, 2023
    UH HOSPITALS AND CLINICS

    Dr. Alvey was extremely nice, and listened patiently as I described what my baby was doing, and was able to put my mind at ease.

    April 16, 2023
    UH HOSPITALS AND CLINICS

    Dr Alvey is an extremely knowledgeable provider and has been excellent in helping us take care of our medically complex son. He is up to date on all the latest research and has also been really helpful in communicating between our PCH doctors and the U pediatric clinic. I appreciate his attention to detail and personalized care plan he comes up with for us.

    March 04, 2023
    UH HOSPITALS AND CLINICS

    Dr Alvey is extremely knowledgeable about my sons condition and makes every effort to find the best solutions and treatments for him. He includes me in all the decisions and explains things clearly and thoroughly. He is always so kind to my son and we are so grateful to be one of his patients.

    November 03, 2022
    University Hospital

    Dr. Alvey came up with a great plan and listened to all my concerns. He is very knowledgeable.

    May 09, 2022
    UH HOSPITALS AND CLINICS

    Dr. Alvey is amazing

    May 02, 2022
    UH HOSPITALS AND CLINICS

    Dr. Alvey is always great!

  • Dr. Alvey received his medical degree from Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, MO. He completed his Pediatric residency at Primary Children’s Hospital/ University of Utah School of Medicine. Dr. Alvey is an experienced general pediatrician who practiced in the community for over 15 years prior to joining the Faculty at the University of Utah School of Medicine as an Associate Professor of Pediatrics in the Division of General Pediatrics.

    He currently sees patients in the Comprehensive Care Program at Primary Children’s Medical Center and at University Pediatric Clinic (Clinic 6) at University Hospital. In those settings, Dr. Alvey sees a wide range of patients of all ages and health conditions.


    Dr. Alvey's clinical interests include providing primary care for children with complex medical problems, ADHD and asthma. His clinical interests also include sports medicine, care of athletes with underlying medical issues, and care of children with underlying genetic, metabolic, and neurological disorders.

    Board Certification and Academic Information

    Academic Departments Pediatrics -Primary
    Academic Divisions General Pediatrics
    Board Certification
    American Board of Pediatrics (Pediatrics)

    Education history

    Residency General Pediatric - University of Utah/Primary Children’s Medical Center Resident
    Medicine - Washington University School of Medicine M.D.
    Undergraduate Biology-Biochemistry - University of Utah B.S.

    Selected Publications

    Journal Article

    1. Ames SG, Delaney RK, Houtrow AJ, Delgado-Corcoran C, Alvey J, Watt MH, Murphy N (2023). Perceived Disability-Based Discrimination in Health Care for Children With Medical Complexity. Pediatrics, 152(1). (Read full article)
    2. Murphy NA, Alvey J, Valentine KJ, Mann K, Wilkes J, Clark EB (2020). Children With Medical Complexity:  The 10-Year Experience of a Single Center. Hosp Pediatr, 10(8), 702-708.
    3. Murphy NA, Alvey J, Valentine KJ, Mann K, Wilkes J, Clark EB (2020). Children With Medical Complexity: The 10-Year Experience of a Single Center. Hosp Pediatr, 10(8), 702-708. (Read full article)
    4. Alvey J, Valentine K, Wilkes J, Bardsley T, Marty C, Mann K, Murphy N (2019). Indirect Care Utilization among Children with Medical Complexity. Curr Phys Med Rehabil Rep, 2019(7), 1-5.
    5. Marty C, Alvey J, Mann K, Murphy N (2019). Addressing Over-Medicalization in Children with Medical Complexity. Curr Phys Med Rehabil Rep, 2019(7), 6-10.
    6. Mann K, Alvey J, Marty C, Murphy N (2019). Health Related Quality of Life and Family Functioning of Parents of Children with Medical Complexity. Curr Phys Med Rehabil Rep, 2019(7), 12-16.

    Book Chapter

    1. Melinda Morin, Justin Alvey, Nancy Murphy and Laurie Glader (2016). Models of Care for Children with Medical Complexity. In I Leslie Rubin, Joav Merrick, Donald E Greydanus and Dilip R Patel (Eds.), Rubin and Crocker 3rd Edition: Health Care for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities across the lifespan (Third). Springer.
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