Alexander Tovar, MD, is board certified in general surgery and specializes in minimally invasive and bariatric surgery. He received his medical degree from Harvard Medical School. He completed both his internship and residency in general surgery at the University of Southern California, Los Angeles.

Dr. Tovar's clinical areas of expertise include bariatric surgery. He is a Diplomat of the National Board of Medical Examiners.

Dr. Tovar is committed to providing the highest quality care for his patients. His approach involves understanding the patient's health care needs and implementing state-of-the-art techniques and compassionate care. He takes the time to understand his patient's needs and is always willing to discuss all aspects and options of treatment.

Dr. Tovar is a member of the Providence Saint Joseph Medical Staff providing care in minimally invasive and bariatric surgery.

Medical School
  • Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA
  • LAC - USC Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA
  • USC Keck School of Medicine, Los Angeles, CA
  • English


Alexander Tovar, M.D.
201 S. Buena Vista Street
Suite 425
Burbank, CA 91505
(818) 848-8311
(818) 953-9366


  • Bariatric Surgery
  • General Surgery
Clinical Interests
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Thyroid Disorders
  • Breast Surgery
  • Bariatric Surgery/ Gastric Bypass/ Lap Band
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Weight Management


Insurances Accepted
  • Aetna HMO Plan
  • Aetna PPO/POS/EPO
  • Aetna Senior HMO Plan
  • Anthem Blue Cross Calif. Care HMO
  • Anthem Blue Cross PPO/POS/EPO
  • Anthem Blue Cross Senior Plan HMO
  • Beech Street Corporation
  • Blue Shield 65 Plus Senior Plan HMO
  • Blue Shield HMO Plan
  • Blue Shield PPO/POS/EPO
  • Cigna HMO Plan
  • Cigna PPO/POS/EPO
  • Community Care Network PPO
  • GWH-CIGNA (Great West) HMO
  • GWH-CIGNA (Great West) PPO, POS
  • Health Net HMO
  • Health Net PPO/EPO/POS
  • Health Net Seniority Plus HMO
  • Humana ChoiceCare PPO
  • Medicare
  • Medi-Medi (Medicare-Medi-Cal)
  • Motion Picture Health/Writers Guild
  • Scan Senior Health Plan HMO
  • Secure Horizons Senior/UHC HMO
  • United Healthcare HMO Plan
  • United Healthcare PPO/POS/EPO
  • Workers Compensation