In 1999, Randy Alvarez launched The Wellness Hour TV Show. Each week, The Wellness Hour airs on TV in approximately 70 million homes across the United States and Canada, featuring some of the nations leading medical doctors, dentists and other licensed health practitioners. The show airs more than 2,400 episodes each month on cable, satellite and broadcast television.
The Wellness Hour has three divisions: Production, Advertising and Practice Management Consulting. In addition, the website has become an extensive online medical resource for both doctors and the public.
The medical news show has become a television and social media platform for doctors to discuss breakthroughs in their specialty with the communities they serve.
Alvarez has also written and directed television documentaries for Eisenhower Medical Center, “New Breakthroughs in The Treatment of Stroke,” and for 21st Century Oncology, “Image Guided Radiation Therapy.”
As an accomplished speaker, he’s shared his message with leading industry groups such as The American Academy of Facial Plastic Surgery, the North American Society of Periodontics, The American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery, the Schwarzbein Principle Certification Training for Physicians, and Loma Linda University Dental School. He is a frequent speaker and business strategist to a variety of study clubs, individual medical and dental practices.
He was also selected by the American Academy of Anti-Aging Medicine to be the 2011 Featured Speaker for Practice Management.
Alvarez has further amplified his reach with his collection of audio books: “A Case for Dental Implants,” “Bridging the Gap Between the Practice of Medicine and the Business of Medicine for Integrative Physicians,” and “How to Design a Presentation that is Impossible to Refuse for Dentists.”
Thousands of medical doctors have sought his advice on practice management and how to increase patient compliance. He has personally media coached (help doctors get ready for TV) over 1,200 licensed health care practitioners on a one-on-one basis.
His most famous clients include Bill Dorfman, D.D.S., of ABC’s Extreme Makeover and author of “Billion Dollar Smile;” Drew Ordon, M.D. renowned plastic surgeon and member of the hit show The Doctors; Jeff Life, M.D., the public face and body of Cenegenics; Daniel Amen, M.D., the Emmy Award Winning psychiatrist and creator of the PBS documentary “How to Make a Great Brain Better;” and New York Times best-selling author Dr. Julian Whitaker, who wrote “Reversing Diabetes,” and “Reversing Heart Disease.”
His extensive client list includes billion-dollar companies Medtronic, Guidant Corporation, Phillips and Nobel Biocare.
Randy lives on the beach in Encinitas, California and spends a lot of time with his two sons. He enjoys snow skiing, tennis, hiking, lifting weights, living a healthy lifestyle, traveling, reading, listening to non-fiction audio books and is a firm believer in giving back to the community by supporting his sons’ school with video production and documentary services.