Alvaro Goncalves Mendes Neto, M.D.

  • Assistant Professor of Medicine

Languages: English, Portuguese, Spanish




Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center

4940 Eastern Avenue
Baltimore, MD 21224 map



  • Assistant Professor of Medicine

Departments / Divisions



  • MD; Faculdade de Medicina da Universidade de Sao Paulo (2013)


  • Internal Medicine; Albert Einstein Medical Center (2022)

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Internal Medicine (Internal Medicine) (2022)

Research & Publications

Selected Publications

Goncalves Mendes Neto A, Lo KB, Wattoo A, Salacup G, Pelayo J, DeJoy R 3rd, Bhargav R, Gul F, Peterson E, Albano J, Patarroyo-Aponte G, Rangaswami J, Azmaiparashvili Z. Bacterial infections and patterns of antibiotic use in patients with COVID-19. J Med Virol. 2021 Mar;93(3):1489-1495. doi: 10.1002/jmv.26441. Epub 2020 Sep 28. PMID: 32808695; PMCID: PMC7461450

Riahi S, Sombra LRS, Lo KB, Chacko SR, Neto AGM, Azmaiparashvili Z, Patarroyo-Aponte G, Rangaswami J, Anastasopoulou C. Insulin Use, Diabetes Control, and Outcomes in Patients with COVID-19. Endocr Res. 2021 Feb-May;46(2):45-50. doi: 10.1080/07435800.2020.1856865. Epub 2020 Dec 4. PMID: 33275067. Data collection

Goncalves Mendes Neto A, Jabuonski TA. Pigtail Catheter vs Chest Tube as the Initial Treatment for Pneumothorax. Chest. 2018 Sep;154(3):725. doi: 10.1016/j.chest.2018.05.040. PMID: 30195359

Schaeffer EL, Novaes BA, da Silva ER, Skaf HD, Mendes-Neto AG. Strategies to promote differentiation of newborn neurons into mature functional cells in Alzheimer brain. Prog Neuropsychopharmacol Biol Psychiatry. 2009 Oct 1;33(7):1087-102. doi: 10.1016/j.pnpbp.2009.06.024. Epub 2009 Jul 9. PMID: 19596396. Manuscript writing

Activities & Honors


  • American College of Physicians
  • Society of Hospital Medicine

Patient Ratings & Comments

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