Dr. Alexander Dagum, MD

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Dr. Alexander Dagum, MD

Orthopedic Hand Surgery | Male

Stony Brook Surgical Associates 24 Research Way Ste 100, East Setauket, NY 11733 Get Directions
(631) 444-4666

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Dr. Dagum specializes in Orthopedic Hand Surgery and practices in East Setauket, NY. He practices at 1 location.

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  • Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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in Bayport, NY |
Dr. Dagum saved my life in 2001. I was diagnosed with Stage 4 Breast Cancer and had a 1 in 5 chance of making it 5 years. Dr. Dagum was brilliant! He was an integral part of my cancer team which performed a radical mastectomy on me as well as chemo and daily radiation treatments, among the reconstruction and many skin graphs. Dr. Dagum was always a true professional and a great leader in his field. 15 years later I am still boasting about him to anyone who will listen! Thank you Dr. Dagum!
in Mastic Beach, New York |
Dr Dagum is a genius and a master of his profession.He saved my daughters foot (that would have otherwise been amputated )after a tragic accident.He and his staff are all very caring and compassionate.I would recommend Dr Dagum to anyone that needs plastic surgery.
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Specialties

  • Orthopedic Hand Surgery
  • Orthopedic Surgery

Board Certifications

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  • Hand Surgery
  • Plastic Surgery

Conditions Treated

  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Benign Tumor
  • Bone Disorders
  • Breast Diseases
  • Breast Hypoplasia
  • Burn Injuries
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cleft Lip
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Deformities of Auricle or Pinna
  • Dentofacial Anomalies
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Mandibular Hypoplasia
  • Moles (Benign Skin Lesions)
  • Oral and-or Facial Cleft
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Pseudoarthrosis
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Second-Degree Burns
  • Skin Cancer
  • Third-Degree Burns
  • Trigger Finger
  • Wrist Fracture

Procedures Performed

  • Adjacent Tissue Transfer
  • Arm Surgery
  • Blepharoplasty
  • Breast Lift Surgery
  • Breast Reconstruction
  • Breast Surgical Procedure
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • Cleft Palate Repair (Palatoplasty)
  • De Quervain's Release
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Ear Plastic Surgery (Otoplasty)
  • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Metacarpal and Carpal
  • Excision of Skin Cancer
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Facelift
  • Facial Reconstruction
  • Fracture Care
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Hand or Wrist Tendon Transfer
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Lip, Excision or Resection
  • Liposuction
  • Nose Plastic Surgery (Rhinoplasty)
  • Reconstructive Eyelid Surgery
  • Repair of Brow Ptosis and Blepharoptosis
  • Skin and Tissue Reduction
  • Skin Grafts
  • Steroid Injection
  • Trigger Finger Release
  • Wound Repair
  • Wrist Fusion
  • Wrist Replacement

Background Check

  • 0
    Malpractice Claims

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  • 0
    Sanctions

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    Board Actions

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Education

  • Medical School
    Queens U, Ontario

    Graduated in 1982

    University Of Ottawa, Ontario

    Graduated in 1987

  • Internship Hospital
    Ottawa Civic Hosp

    Completed in 1988

  • Residency Hospital
    U Of Toronto

    Completed in 1993

  • Fellowship Hospital
    SUNY

    Completed in 1995

    U Of Toronto

    Completed in 1994

Awards & Recognition

  • Awards & Honors
    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • French

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Dr. Dagum's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Orthopedic Hand Surgery
  • Board certified in Hand Surgery and Plastic Surgery
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Dr. Dagum's Office & Staff

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Spends appropriate amount of time with patients