Dr. Alex Makalinao, MD

Dr. Alex Makalinao, MD

Hematology  ·  
Male  ·  
56 y/o

Accepting new patients

Dr. Alex Makalinao, MD is a hematology specialist in Torrance, CA and has been practicing for 25 years. He specializes in hematology and oncology.

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Health Net
  • Medicaid
  • MultiPlan
  • UnitedHealthCare
  • WellPoint

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Makalinao performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Blood Disorders
very high
more than 98% of peers
Polycythemia Rubra Vera
very high
more than 97% of peers
Breast Diseases
very high
more than 97% of peers

Dr. Makalinao's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

2  Specialties

  • Hematology
  • Oncology

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Makalinao does not have any board certifications listed.

96  Conditions Treated


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Background Check

0 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.


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

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Makalinao has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Makalinao has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Makalinao's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Makalinao to family and friends
3 total reviews

Likelihood to Recommend (3)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Makalinao's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    Under 10 minutes
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