Geriatric and primary care doctor joins Nuvance Health in Norwalk

Dr. Alberto Gavilanes Aguirre (contributed photo)

Norwalk, CT – A primary care doctor who specializes in geriatrics and is bilingual, Dr. Alberto Gavilanes Aguirre, recently joined Nuvance Health Medical Practice in Norwalk, Conn.

“The greatest reward is seeing my patients healthy, happy and active. And, when they tell me what a difference I make in their lives, that is just priceless,” he said.

Most recently, Gavilanes Aguirre was an attending physician at Newport Hospital and a primary care physician at Lifespan, a Rhode Island-based academic healthcare system.

With board certifications in geriatrics and internal medicine, he can see adults and has specialized training to care for the elderly.

The doctor completed a fellowship at Montefiore Medical Center Albert Einstein College in the Bronx and residency at Seton Hall’s School of Medicine in New Jersey.

Originally from Ecuador, Gavilanes Aguirre went to medical school at a private, Catholic university in Guayaquil. He speaks English and Spanish. He also is a longtime member of Physicians for Humanity — a nonprofit medical organization that serves underprivileged communities.

Norwalk’s Nuvance Health Medical Practice is at 520 West Ave. To make an appointment, call (203) 852-2740 or TTY/accessibility (800) 842-9710.

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