Dr. Alex Makalinao, MD

Dr. Alex Makalinao, MD

Hematology  ·  
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Age 56
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Dr. Alex Makalinao, MD is a hematology specialist in Torrance, CA and has been practicing for 25 years. He graduated from University Of The Philippines Manila, College Of Medicine in 1986 and specializes in hematology and oncology.

3440 Lomita Blvd Ste 250

Torrance, CA 90505

Contact Information

(310) 530-9763

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
  • 2 More

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Background Check

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

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Blood Disorders
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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
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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 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
Chronic Myeloid Leukemia (CML)
Coagulation Disorders (incl. Hemophilia)
Colorectal Cancer
Cryoglobulinemia
Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
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
Lymphoma, Large Cell, Anaplastic
Lymphoma, Large-Cell
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
Prostate Cancer
Pulmonary Disease
Purpura
Qualitative Platelet Defects (incl. Glanzmann's Thrombasthenia)
Reticulosarcoma
Retina Diseases
Secondary Hypertension
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
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 25 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
    1993
  • 1991
    SUNY Mercy Hospital
    Internship Hospital
    1991
  • 1986
    University Of The Philippines Manila, College Of Medicine
    Medical School
    1986

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

Dr. Makalinao's Reviews

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4.7

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Open Access
Coventry Health Care
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
Health Net
Medicaid
MultiPlan
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Choice Plus
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