Dr. Alex J. Makalinao, MD

Dr. Alex J. Makalinao, MD

Hematology | Male | 54 years old

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Dr. Makalinao specializes in Hematology and practices in Torrance, CA. He practices at 2 locations.

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  • Fellowship Hospital
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    • Aetna
    • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
    • Cigna
    • Coventry Health Care
    • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    • Health Net
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    • MultiPlan
    • UnitedHealthCare
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    • How well provider explains medical condition(s)
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    • How well provider listens and answers questions
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    • Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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    • Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
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    • Staff friendliness and courteousness
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    • Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
      Under 10 minutes (2)
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    Specialties

    • Hematology
    • Oncology

    Conditions Treated

    • Acute Leukemia
    • Acute Lymphoid Leukemia
    • Acute Myeloid Leukemia
    • Adrenal Gland Cancer
    • All Lymphoma
    • Anal and Rectal Cancer
    • Anal Disorders
    • Anemia
    • Autoimmune Diseases
    • Bile Duct Cancer
    • Bladder Cancer
    • Bleeding Disorders
    • Blood Disorders
    • Bone Cancer
    • Bone Disorders
    • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
    • Brain Cancer
    • Brain Disorders
    • Breast Cancer
    • Breast Diseases
    • Cancer
    • Central Nervous System Lymphoma
    • Cervical Cancer
    • Chronic Myeloid Leukemia (CML)
    • Coagulation Disorders (incl. Hemophilia)
    • Colorectal Cancer
    • Cryoglobulinemia
    • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
    • ENT Cancer
    • Esophageal Cancer
    • Esophageal Diseases
    • Gallbladder and Biliary Tract Cancer
    • Gastrointestinal Diseases
    • Gynecologic Cancer
    • Head and Neck Cancer
    • Hodgkin's Disease
    • Immune Thrombocytopenic Purpura (ITP)
    • Kaposi's Sarcoma
    • Kidney Cancer
    • Leukocytosis
    • Liver Cancer
    • Lung Cancer
    • Lymphocytosis
    • Lymphoma, Large-Cell
    • Macroglobulinemia (incl. Waldenstrom's )
    • Mantle Cell Lymphoma
    • Marginal Zone Lymphoma
    • Mediastinal Tumors, Malignant
    • Melanoma
    • Myelodysplastic Syndromes
    • Myeloma
    • Myeloproliferative Disorders
    • Neuroendocrine Tumors
    • Neutropenia
    • Nodular Lymphoma
    • Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma
    • Oral Cancer
    • Osteosarcoma
    • Ovarian Cancer
    • Pancreatic Cancer
    • Pancytopenia
    • Pleural Cancer
    • Polycythemia Rubra Vera
    • Pregnancy-Related Disorders
    • Primary Central Nervous System Lymphoma
    • Prostate Cancer
    • Pulmonary Disease
    • Purpura
    • Qualitative Platelet Defects (incl. Glanzmann's Thrombasthenia)
    • Reticulosarcoma
    • Secondary Malignancies
    • Sickle Cell Disease
    • Skin Cancer
    • Small Intestine Cancer
    • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
    • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
    • Stomach Cancer
    • Stomach Diseases
    • Testicular Cancer
    • Thalassemia
    • Thrombocytosis
    • Thrombosis
    • Thymomas
    • Thyroid Cancer
    • Tongue Cancer
    • Urinary Disorders
    • Uterine Cancer
    • Uterine Diseases
    • Vascular Disease
    • Venous Embolism and Thrombosis

    Procedures Performed

    • Bone Marrow Biopsy
    • Thoracentesis

    Background Check

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      Malpractice Claims

      No malpractice history found for California.

    • 0
      Sanctions

      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.

    Education

    • Medical School
      University Of The Philippines Manila, College Of Medicine

      Graduated in 1986

    • Internship Hospital
      SUNY Mercy Hospital

      Completed in 1991

    • Residency Hospital
      SUNY Mercy Hospital

      Completed in 1993

    • Fellowship Hospital
      University Calif Irvine

    Awards & Recognition

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    • Media & Publications

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    Languages Spoken

    • English
    • Spanish
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    • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
    • Specializes in Hematology
    • No board certification on record with Healthgrades
    • No malpractice claims found
    • No sanctions found
    • No board actions found
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    Dr. Makalinao's Office & Staff

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    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    10 – 15 minutes

    Experience with Dr. Makalinao

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    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    How well provider listens and answers questions
    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients