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Dr. Philip Alexander, MD

Cardiothoracic Surgery* Age 56
Dr. Philip Alexander, MD
4.8 (29 Ratings)
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Dr. Philip Alexander, MD is a Cardiothoracic Surgery Specialist in Oak Lawn, IL.
Dr. Philip Alexander, MD
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Dr. Philip Alexander, MD

Cardiothoracic Surgery* Age 56
Oak Lawn, IL
Accepting new patients
32 years of experience
Dr. Philip Alexander, MD is a Cardiothoracic Surgery Specialist in Oak Lawn, IL.

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Dr. Philip Alexander, MD is a Cardiothoracic Surgery Specialist in Oak Lawn, IL and has 32 years experience. They graduated from St John's Medical College in 1992 and completed a residency at New York University Medical Center-Tisch Hospital.They currently practice at Cardiothoracic & Vascular Surgical Associates and are affiliated with Advocate Christ Hospital and Medical Center and Riverside Medical Center. Dr. Alexander has experience treating conditions like Aortic Valve Regurgitation among other conditions at varying frequencies. At present, Dr. Alexander received an average rating of 4.8/5 from patients and has been reviewed 29 times. Their office accepts new patients. Dr. Alexander is board certified in Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery and accepts multiple insurance plans.

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Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)
Aortic Valve Regurgitation
Aortic Valve Surgery
Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)
Aortic Valve Regurgitation
Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)
Aortic Valve Regurgitation
Aortic Valve Surgery
Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
Coronary Artery Bypass with Robotic Assist
Acute Coronary Syndrome
Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
Acute Venous Embolism Thrombosis
Aortic Aneurysm
Aortic Valve Disease
Atherosclerosis
Atherosclerosis of Aorta
Atrial Fibrillation
Carotid Artery Disease
Cerebrovascular Disease
Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
Congenital Heart Defects
Constipation
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
Endocarditis
Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
Hypertensive Heart with Failure
Intestinal Obstruction
Mitral and Aortic Valve Disorder
Mitral Valve Disease
Mitral Valve Regurgitation
Paroxysmal Atrial Fibrillation
Partial Lung Collapse
Pericardial Disease
Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
Pleural Effusion
Rheumatic Aortic Valve Disorders
Systolic Heart Failure
Traumatic Brain Injury
Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
Ventricular Tachycardia (VT)
Aortic Arch Repair
Aortic Repair
Arterial Catheterization with Robotic Assist
Automatic Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) Implantation
Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
Cardiac Catheterization with Robotic Assist
Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
Left Ventricular Assist Device (LVAD)
Maze Procedure
Mitral Valve Prosthetic Implantation
Mitral Valve Replacement
Mitral Valve Surgery
Peripheral Artery Catheterization
Port Placements or Replacements
Vascular Duplex Ultrasonography and Plethysmography
Wound Repair
Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA)
Abdominal Pain
Acute Bowel Infarction
Adult Cardiovascular Diseases
Adult Congenital Heart Disease
Anal and Rectal Cancer
Aneurysm
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Aneurysm of Heart
Aortic Diseases
Aortic Dissection
Aortic Ectasia
Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
Aortic Stenosis
Ascites
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Atrial Septal Defect
Barrett's Esophagus
Benign Heart Tumors
Benign Mediastinal Tumor
Biventricular Heart Failure
Boerhaave's Syndrome
Cardiac Tamponade
Cerebral Embolism
Cholecystitis and Gallstones
Chronic Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
Chronic Venous Embolism Thrombosis
Colorectal Cancer
Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
Congenital Heart Disease
Constrictive Pericarditis
Cor Pulmonale
Coronary Artery Aneurysm
Coronary Artery Dissection
Diaphragmatic and Hiatal Hernia
Embolism
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Gallstones
Gastroparesis
Hyperparathyroidism
Hypertensive Heart without Failure
Ileus
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Iliac Aneurysm
Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Interstitial Lung Disease
Intestinal Diverticulosis
Lung Abscess
Lung Cancer
Lymphedema
Mediastinal Tumors
Mitral Valve Stenosis
Neuroendocrine Tumors
Noninfective Endocarditis
Nonrheumatic Mitral Stenosis
Nonrheumatic Tricuspid Disease
Parathyroid (Gland) Disease
Parathyroid (Gland) Tumor: Other than Malignant
Parathyroid Cancer
Patent Foramen Ovale (PFO)
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
Peripheral Arterial Disease of Extremities
Peripheral Arterial Dissection
Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
Peripheral Nerve Disorders
Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
Pneumonitis
Pulmonary Embolism
Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
Rheumatic Tricuspid Disease
Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
Septal Defect
Septic Embolism
Subacute Endocarditis
Thoracic Disorders
Thoracoabdominal Aortic Aneurysm
Thyroid Nodule
Varicose Veins
Vascular Disease
Vascular Insufficiency of Intestines
Venous Compression
Venous Insufficiency
Ventricular Fibrillation
Ventricular Septal Defect
Abdominal Organ Transplant
Ablation for Cardiac Arrhythmias
Arteriovenous Fistula Repair
Atherectomy
Carotid Endarterectomy (CEA) or Excision of Infected Graft
Colectomy
Decortication and Pleurectomy
Embolectomy Arterial
Embolectomy, Thrombectomy, or Vessel Exploration
Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
Endovascular Repair of Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm
Endovascular Repair of Aorta
Excision of Esophageal Lesion
Gastrotomy
Heart Defect Repair
Heart Transplant
Heart Valve Surgery
Heart Valvuloplasty of Mitral Valve Without Replacement
Impella Device
Insertion of Left Ventricular Lead for Pacemaker or Cardioverter and Defibrillator
Intestinal and Multivisceral Transplant
Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
Lymphadenectomy with Robotic Assist
Mitral Valve Repair
Open Lung Resection or Removal
Open Thymectomy
Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
Peripheral Artery Bypass
Removal or Revision of Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
Renal Transplant
Resection of Cardiac Tumor
Thoracentesis
Thoracic Surgical Procedure
Tracheal Surgery
Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR)
Tricuspid Valve Graft
Tricuspid Valve Surgery
Venous Thrombectomy

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Locations

  1. 1 Cardiothoracic & Vascular Surgical Associates S C.
    4400 W 95th St Ste 308, Oak Lawn, IL 60453
  2. 2 Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgical Associates
    500 N Wall St Ste 100, Kankakee, IL 60901
  3. 3 Adventist Hinsdale Hospital
    120 N Oak St, Hinsdale, IL 60521

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Likelihood to recommend Dr. Alexander
4.8
Based on 29 Reviews
5 Stars (26)
4 Stars (2)
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2 Stars (0)
1 Star (1)

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Jun 29, 2017
Great surgeon! Had triple bypass. He had me home in four days. Being with my young children and wife really helped me recover. Definetly would recommend the man who saved my life.
Daniel Cullinane in Manhattan, IL — Jun 29, 2017
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About Me

Care Philosophy
  • As a cardio-thoracic and vascular surgeon,

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Biography
  • Dr. Philip Alexander, MD is a cardiothoracic surgery specialist in Oak Lawn, IL and has over 31 years of experience in the medical field. He graduated from St John's Medical College in 1992. He specializes in Cardiothoracic Surgery and Vascular Surgery.
Biography
Specialties*
Cardiothoracic Surgery
Vascular Surgery
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Education

Education

Medical Education
  • St John's Medical College
    1992
Medical Education

Board Certifications

Board Certifications
  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery
Board Certifications
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Internship

Internship
  • New York University Medical Center
    1993
Internship

Residency

Residency Hospital
  • New York University Medical Center-Tisch Hospital
    1998
Residency Hospital

Fellowship

Fellowship Hospital
  • New York University Medical Center-Tisch Hospital
Fellowship Hospital
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New patients are generally accepted by Dr. Philip Alexander, MD. To arrange an appointment, call the number on Dr. Alexander's profile.

Dr. Alexander frequently treats the following conditions: Aortic Valve Regurgitation. See more on Sharecare.

Dr. Philip Alexander, MD is affiliated with Advocate Christ Hospital and Medical Center and Riverside Medical Center.

Yes, Dr. Philip Alexander, MD holds board certification in Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery.

Hospital Affiliations

  • Advocate Christ Hospital and Medical Center

    4440 W 95th St, Oak Lawn, IL

  • Riverside Medical Center

    350 N Wall St, Kankakee, IL