Angeles Alvarez Secord, MD Angeles Alvarez Secord, MD

Angeles Alvarez Secord, MD

Gynecologic Cancers Specialist

4.81 out of 5  (250 ratings, 41 reviews)
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Below are the plans currently accepted in 2018. There are some changes to the plans accepted beginning January 1, 2019. For a complete list of plans accepted in 2019 and to verify that your health plan includes Duke Health, please visit PlanForDuke.com.

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919-684-3765 Office number
919-684-8719
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Insurance

Duke Health contracts with most major health insurance carriers and transplant networks, including the ones listed below. Before scheduling your appointment, we strongly recommend you contact your insurance company to verify that the Duke Health location or provider you plan to visit is included in your network. Your insurance company will also be able to inform you of any co-payments, co–insurances, or deductibles that will be your responsibility. If you proceed in scheduling an appointment and your health insurance benefits do not participate with Duke, your out of pocket liability may be higher. We will contact you regarding your coverage and patient liability. If you are uninsured, learn more about our financial assistance policy.

Below are the plans currently accepted in 2018. There are some changes to the plans accepted beginning January 1, 2019. For a complete list of plans accepted in 2019 and to verify that your health plan includes Duke Health, please visit PlanForDuke.com.

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WHERE I PROVIDE CARE
Profile
ABOUT ME

My practice and research focuses on patients who have female-specific cancers, such as ovarian, endometrial, cervical, vulvar or vaginal cancer. I offer my patients access to variety of treatments, ranging from surgery to chemotherapy and radiation. My dad was a physician, and my mom was a nurse, so I was exposed to healthcare at an early age. I enjoy my work on female cancers, because it is one of the few subspecialties to blend surgery and chemotherapy. It also gives me the chance to develop strong relationships with my patients, since I get to take care of my patients before and during their surgery, as well as continue to see them for the rest of their lifetime. I’ve found those patients, who have been able to face their diagnosis with unwavering optimism, to be incredibly inspiring. I have three children, so outside of work I spend as much time as I can with my family.

LANGUAGES I SPEAK
English
LEARN MORE ABOUT ME
Training
EDUCATION
MD, University of Washington School of Medicine, 1994
RESIDENCY
OB-GYN, Duke University Medical Center, 1998
FELLOWSHIP
Gynecologic Oncology, Duke University Medical Center, 1998-2001
BOARD CERTIFICATION
American Board of Obstetrics/Gynecology, Obstetrics & Gynecology
American Board of Obstetrics/Gynecology, Gynecologic Oncology
Clinical Focus and Research
MY RESEARCH INTERESTS

My research interests focus on clinical trials to identify novel therapies for female specific cancers. I also serve as director of gynecologic oncology clinical trials for our division and as associate director of clinical research for the Gynecologic Oncology Program at the Duke Cancer Institute. My ultimate goal is to translate our basic science findings into clinical trials and hopefully improve survival outcomes for women with gynecologic cancer.

Ratings and Reviews

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Overall provider rating
4.81 out of 5 (250 ratings, 41 reviews)
PATIENT REVIEWS
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Industry Relationships and Collaborations
This faculty member (or a member of their immediate family) has a working relationship (i.e. consulting, research, and/or educational services) with the companies listed below. These relations have been reported to the health system leadership and, when appropriate, management plans are in place to address potential conflicts.
  • Alexion
  • Aravive
  • AstraZeneca
  • Clovis
  • Genentech, Inc (Roche Holding)
  • Janssen Pharmaceuticals (Johnson & Johnson)
  • Merck
  • Mersana
  • OncoQuest - Quest Pharma
  • Tesaro, Inc.