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Specializes in Orthopedic Hand Surgery • Male • Age 51

6705 SW 57th Ave Ste 304
South Miami, FL 33143
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Hospital Quality

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Baptist Hospital of Miami
8900 N Kendall Dr
Miami, FL 33176
West Kendall Baptist Hospital
9555 SW 162nd Ave
Miami, FL 33196

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Same Day Next Day Saturdays
Stephen Alex MD
STEPHEN ALEX, MD, PLLC - Hand and Wrist Surgeon
6705 SW 57th Ave Ste 304
South Miami, FL 33143
Stephen Alex MD
Stephen Alex MD
6705 SW 57th Ave Ste 304
South Miami, FL 33143
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    Dr. Alex's Experience

    Dr. Alex's Care Philosophy

    Specialties

    • Orthopedic Hand Surgery
    • Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery
    • Orthopedic Surgery

    Board Certifications

    • Hand Surgery
    • Orthopedic Surgery
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    • Amputation
    • Carpal Tunnel Release
    • De Quervain's Release
    • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
    • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
    • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
    • Joint Drainage
    • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
    • Neuroplasty
    • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
    • Steroid Injection
    • Tendon Transfer
    • Trigger Finger Release
    • Wrist Replacement
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    • Arm Fracture (incl. Elbow and Shoulder)
    • Ataxia
    • Bursitis
    • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
    • Chronic Pelvic Pain
    • De Quervain's Disease
    • Dupuytren's Contracture
    • Elbow Sprain
    • Fracture
    • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
    • Ganglion Cyst
    • Gout
    • Hand Conditions
    • Hand Fracture
    • Hand Ligament Rupture
    • Hand Pain
    • Internal Derangement of Knee
    • Intervertebral Disc Herniation
    • Knee Dislocation (incl. Meniscal Tear)
    • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
    • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
    • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
    • Osteoarthritis
    • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
    • Osteoarthritis of Hands
    • Osteoarthritis of Spine
    • Pseudoarthrosis
    • Rheumatoid Arthritis
    • Rotator Cuff Tear
    • Spinal Stenosis
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    • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
    • Trigger Finger
    • Wrist Fracture
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    Background Check for Dr. Alex

    0 Malpractice Claims

    • No malpractice history found for Florida.
    • No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

    0 Board Actions

    • No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.
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    Awards & Recognitions

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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    University Of California-San Francisco Medical Center
    Graduated in 1984

    Internship Hospital

    University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC)
    Complete in 1989

    Residency Hospital

    University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
    Complete in 1989

    Fellowship Hospital

    University Of Pittsburgh Mc-South Side
    Complete in 1989

    Undergraduate Schools

    University of Rochester
    Graduated in 1982
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Alex & Staff

    • English
    • Spanish
  2. Healthgrades

    9 Facts About Hospital Quality

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    Dr. Alex's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

    Check out the quality of care at the 4 hospitals where Dr. Alex has admitting privileges:

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    • Baptist Hospital of Miami

    • Coral Gables Hospital

    • South Miami Hospital

    • West Kendall Baptist Hospital

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    Patient Satisfaction

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    Likelihood to Recommend

    4.7
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    4.7 out of 5

    Dr. Alex's Office & Staff

    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments

    4.4 out of 5

    19 responses

    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.

    4.5 out of 5

    19 responses

    Staff friendliness and courteousness

    4.2 out of 5

    19 responses

    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)

    16 – 30 minutes

    18 responses

    Experience with Dr. Alex

    Level of trust in provider's decisions

    4.6 out of 5

    19 responses

    How well provider explains medical condition(s)

    4.8 out of 5

    19 responses

    How well provider listens and answers questions

    4.9 out of 5

    19 responses

    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients

    4.9 out of 5

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    Stephen Alex MD
    STEPHEN ALEX, MD, PLLC - Hand and Wrist Surgeon
    6705 SW 57th Ave Ste 304
    South Miami, FL 33143
    (305) 476-1182 (Office)
    (305) 476-1091 (Fax)
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    6705 SW 57th Ave Ste 304
    South Miami, FL 33143
    (305) 476-1182 (Office)
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