November 29, 2021 – Geriatrician Laura Alvarez Orduz, M.D., has joined the staff of the new AgeWell Center at Holy Cross HealthPlex, a comprehensive, collaborative center focused on healthcare, well-being and social interaction to help the aging population in South Florida live their healthiest and most active lives.

Laura Alvarez Orduz, M.D.

A member of the Holy Cross Medical Group, a multi-specialty physician employed group of more than 160 physicians providing services throughout Broward and Palm Beach counties, Dr. Alvarez Orduz attended medical school at the Universidad Nacional de Colombia in Bogota, Colombia before training in epidemiology at the Universidad de Los Llanos in Villavicencio, Colombia. She participated in clinical rotations at University of Miami and went on to complete her residency in internal medicine at St. Mary Medical Center Long Beach in Long Beach, California, which is affiliated with UCLA and a geriatric medicine fellowship at Yale University. Previously, she spent five years as a general and primary care physician in Columbia.

Fluent in both English and Spanish, Dr. Alvarez Orduz is a member of the American Geriatric Society and American Medical Association. She is board certified in internal medicine and certified in advanced cardiac life support and basic life support. She holds a medical license in Florida, Connecticut and Colombia.

Dr. Alvarez Orduz’s office is located at the Holy Cross HealthPlex, 1000 NE 56th Street in Fort Lauderdale. To schedule an appointment, call 954-229-8606. For more information, visit 

About Holy Cross Health:

A member of Trinity Health, Fort Lauderdale-based Holy Cross Hospital, dba Holy Cross Health, is a full-service, non-profit, Catholic, teaching hospital operating in the spirit of the Sisters of Mercy. Holy Cross has been named one of the top 10 hospitals in the Miami metro area and among the top 30 in the state in U.S. News and World Report’s 2020-2021 Best Hospital rankings. Through strategic collaborations and a commitment to being a person-centered, transforming, healing presence, the 557-bed hospital offers progressive inpatient, outpatient and community outreach services and clinical research trials to serve as our community’s trusted health partner for life. Holy Cross Health also encompasses Holy Cross HealthPlex outpatient facility, urgent care centers and more than 50 Holy Cross Medical Group physician practices. To learn more about Holy Cross Health, visit Connect @holycrossfl.