Originally from New Orleans, Dr. Albares received a BA in Biology from the University of New Orleans and attended the Louisiana State University of Medicine in New Orleans. He received his Medical Degree in 1985 and then served his Internship and Residency at the Louisiana State University Medical Center//Charity Hospital of New Orleans.
Dr. Albares completed his Gastroenterology Fellowship with the Louisiana State University Medical School Department of Gastroenterology in 1990. He is certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine and the Board of Gastroenterology.
He serves as an active member of the American College of Physicians, the American College of Gastroenterology, the American Gastroenterology Association, Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, Alabama Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, ABIM (American Board of Internal Medicine) in Gastroenterology and the Houston County Medical Society, and the Medical Association of the State of Alabama.
Dr. Albares resides in Dothan with his wife, Donna, and their four sons.