Dr. Alex Fider, MD

Dr. Alex Fider, MD

Psychiatry  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 66
Dr. Alex Fider, MD is a psychiatry specialist in Shelbyville, TN and has been practicing for 40 years. He graduated from Far Eastern University--Nicanor Reyes Medical Foundation in 1978 and specializes in psychiatry.

218 W Cedar St

Shelbyville, TN 37160

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna

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Top Care Areas

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more than 87% of peers
Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
more than 85% of peers
Adjustment Disorder
more than 80% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Psychiatry

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Fider does not have any board certifications listed.

21  Conditions Treated

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Tennessee.

2 Sanctions
  • Professional Misconduct (5/21/2014)
    Action Taken: Reprimand
    Summary: Fider, Alex Aberlardo Sarmiento MD: License # 25776: NATURE OF COMPLAINT: The physician engaged in unprofessional, dishonorable or unethical conduct. ACTION TAKEN: The Tennessee Board of Medical Examiners has issued a REPRIMAND with terms on the physician’s license.
    State: Tennessee
  • Disciplinary action in another state (8/4/2010)
    Action Taken: Surrender
    Summary: Dr. Alex Abelardo Sarmiento Fider; License # A51631

    Nature of Complaint:

    The physician has been the subject of disciplinary action in another state.

    The Tennessee Board of Medical Examiners on 05-20-2009 placed the physician on probation for a period of three years subject to completion of the Living Centered Program recommended by the Vanderbilt Comprehensive Assessment Program, psychotherapy, and payment of a civil penalty. The physician had pled guilty on 03-10-2009 to reckless aggravated assault, a felony, relating to a road rage incident where the physician fired a gun striking another vehicle containing children.

    Action Taken:

    The Medical Board of California has accepted the Surrender of the physician's license to practice medicine and surgery in the State of California.

    State: California
1 Board Action
  • Unethical conduct (11/29/2017)
    Action Taken: Fine
    Summary: Please reference the following Document
    Documentation: Download here (PDF)
    State: Tennessee


  • Far Eastern University--Nicanor Reyes Medical Foundation
    Medical School | Graduated 1978

Awards & Recognition

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Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Tagalog

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Dr. Fider's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Fider to family and friends
13 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (13)

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Dr. Fider's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    31 to 45 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

Dr. Fider is a very caring doctor, that actually gives you his complete attention when you are with him. He is very understanding and listens to his patients. He is very affordable and is a great doctor. He diagnosed me correctly with several disorders and had me functioning like a normal human...more
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