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Dr. Alex Makalinao, MD

Hematology ·  Male · Age 57

Dr. Makalinao

Dr. Alex Makalinao, MD is a hematology specialist in Torrance, CA and has been practicing for 26 years. He graduated from University Of The Philippines Manila, College Of Medicine in 1986 and specializes in hematology and oncology.


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(310) 530-9763

Dr. Makalinao accepts the following insurance:

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No malpractice claims found for California
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Dr. Makalinao's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Blood Disorders
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Makalinao treats Blood Disorders more than 97% of his peers

Dr. Makalinao treats this condition more than 97% of his peers

Myelodysplastic Syndromes
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Makalinao treats Myelodysplastic Syndromes more than 96% of his peers

Dr. Makalinao treats this condition more than 96% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Myelodysplastic Syndrome Associated With Isolated Del(5q) Chromosome Abnormality
Breast Diseases
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Makalinao treats Breast Diseases more than 94% of his peers

Dr. Makalinao treats this condition more than 94% of his peers

Dr. Makalinao's conditions and procedures:

  • Acute Leukemia
  • Acute Lymphocytic Leukemia
  • Acute Myeloid Leukemia
  • Adrenal Gland Cancer
  • All Lymphoma
  • Anal and Rectal Cancer
  • Anal Disorders
  • Anemia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bladder Cancer
  • Bleeding Disorders
  • Blood Disorders
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Bone Marrow Biopsy
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Breast Cancer
  • Breast Diseases
  • Cancer
  • Carcinoma in Situ
  • Central Nervous System Lymphoma
  • Cervical Cancer
  • Cholangiocarcinoma
  • Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia
  • Chronic Myeloid Leukemia (CML)
  • Coagulation Disorders (incl. Hemophilia)
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Cryoglobulinemia
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Gallbladder and Biliary Tract Cancer
  • Gallbladder Cancer
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gum Cancer
  • Gynecologic Cancer
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Hodgkin's Disease
  • Hypercoagulable State
  • Immune Thrombocytopenic Purpura (ITP)
  • Kaposi's Sarcoma
  • Kidney Cancer
  • Laryngeal Cancer
  • Larynx Conditions
  • Leukocytosis
  • Liver Cancer
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lymphocytosis
  • Lymphoma
  • Lymphoma, Large Cell, Anaplastic
  • Lymphoma, Large-Cell
  • Lymphosarcoma
  • Macroglobulinemia (incl. Waldenstrom's )
  • Mantle Cell Lymphoma
  • Marginal Zone Lymphoma
  • Mediastinal Tumors, Malignant
  • Melanoma
  • Meningiomas
  • Multiple Myeloma
  • Mycosis Fungoides
  • Myelodysplastic Syndromes
  • Myeloproliferative Disorders
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Neutropenia
  • Nodular Lymphoma
  • Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma
  • Oral Cancer
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Ovarian Cancer
  • Pancreatic Cancer
  • Pancytopenia
  • Paroxysmal Nocturnal Hemoglobinuria
  • Pleural Cancer
  • Polycythemia Rubra Vera
  • Primary Central Nervous System Lymphoma
  • Primary Hypercoagulable State (incl. Factor V Leiden Disease)
  • Prostate Cancer
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Purpura
  • Qualitative Platelet Defects (incl. Glanzmann's Thrombasthenia)
  • Reticulosarcoma
  • Retina Diseases
  • Salivary Gland Cancer
  • Secondary Hypertension
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Sickle Cell Disease
  • Skin Cancer
  • Small Intestine Cancer
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
  • Squamous Cell Carcinoma
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Stomach Cancer
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Testicular Cancer
  • Thalassemia
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thrombocytosis
  • Thrombosis
  • Thymomas
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Tongue Cancer
  • Urinary Disorders
  • Uterine Cancer
  • Uterine Diseases
  • Vascular Disease
  • Venous Embolism and Thrombosis

About Me

Biography

Dr. Alex Makalinao, MD is a hematology specialist in Torrance, CA and has been practicing for 26 years. He graduated from University Of The Philippines Manila, College Of Medicine in 1986 and specializes in hematology and oncology.

Specialties

  • Hematology
  • Oncology

Education

University Calif Irvine
Fellowship Hospital
1993
SUNY Mercy Hospital
Residency Hospital
1991
SUNY Mercy Hospital
Internship Hospital
1986
University Of The Philippines Manila, College Of Medicine
Medical School
1993
1991
1986

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

Dr. Makalinao's Reviews

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4.7

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