Alvin Strasburger, III, MD

Gynecology, OB-GYN, Obstetrics & Gynecology


(828) 631-8913



Alvin Strasburger, MD is an OB/GYN physician who recently completed his residency at SUNY Downstate Medical Center in Brooklyn, NY.  Dr. Strasburger completed his undergraduate studies at Columbia University in New York City and earned his medical degree from the University of South Carolina School of Medicine in Columbia, South Carolina.  While in residency, Dr. Strasburger served as the Quality Improvement Chief Resident from 2016-2017.  Dr. Strasburger and fiancé desire to relocate to WNC where they can enjoy a mild 4-season climate and an abundance of  recreational venues and still be close to family in Columbia and Rock Hill, South Carolina.


Columbia University in the City of New York New York, NY - B.S. in Engineering Management Systems


Medical University of South Carolina - Department of Biostatistics, Bioinformatics, and Epidemiology Charleston, SC 
Concentrations: Basic Science, Bioinformatics, Research Methodologies

Medical School

University of South Carolina School of Medicine Columbia, SC - Doctor of Medicine 

American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology


SUNY Downstate Medical Center and Kings County Hospital Center - Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology Brooklyn, NY

Quality Improvement, Process Management, Health Informatics, Healthcare Economics Medical Student/Resident Education, Surgical Skills Training, Point-of-care Ultrasound


  • Sherer DM, Dalloul M, Schwartzman A, ​Strasburger A​, Farrell RA, Zinn H, Abulafia O. Point-of-care sonographic diagnosis of maternal small bowel obstruction during pregnancy. Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol, 2016 Aug 9; 48: 403–404. DOI: ​ 
  • Simpson KN​, ​Strasburger A​, ​Jones WJ​, ​Dietz B​, ​Rajagopalan R​. Comparison of Markov model and discrete-event simulation techniques for HIV.  Pharmacoeconomics.​ 2009;27(2):159-65. DOI:  ​ 
  • Jin B, ​Strasburger​ A​, Laken SJ, Kozel FA, Johnson KA, George MS, Lu X. Feature selection for fMRI based deception detection. BMC Bioinformatics. 2009 Sep 17;10 Suppl 9:S15.  ​DOI:​ ​

Published Abstracts/Presentations

  • Mize BB, Lee YC, Tolentino J, ​Strasburger A​, Salame GM, Moron A, Abulafia O  A retrospective assessment of the role of radiation in treatment of uterine carcinosarcoma. Gynecologic Oncology, 2015 April; 137, Supplement 1: 166–167. ​Poster presentation at 2015 SGO Annual Meeting on Women’s Cancer. ​DOI: ​  
  • Simpson KN, ​Strasburger A​, Dietz B, et al. Comparison of Markov and Discrete Event Simulation Models to Predict Economic Outcomes for ARV Therapies in HIV Disease​. Poster presentation at 11th European AIDS ​Conference.(2007) ​ 
  • Simpson KN , Strasburger A, Jones W, Rajagopalan R, Dietz B. Comparison of Markov and Discrete Event Simulation Models for HIV-Disease​. ​Published abstract, poster presentation at 47th Interscience Conference on Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy. (2007)  
  • American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology 
  • American Medical Association