Dr. Alexander Dagum, MD

Dr. Alexander Dagum, MD

Orthopedic Hand Surgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 57
(9)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Alexander Dagum, MD is an orthopedic hand surgery doctor who practices in East Setauket, NY. He is 57 years old and has been practicing for 35 years.

24 Research Way Ste 100

East Setauket, NY 11733

Contact Information

(631) 444-4666

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
  • Cigna
  • EmblemHealth
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • Oxford Health Plans
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Wound Repair
very high
more than 91% of peers
Ganglion Cyst
high
more than 90% of peers
Hand Fracture
normal
more than 80% of peers

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3

Specialties

  • Orthopedic Hand Surgery
  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Plastic Surgery of the Hand
2

Board Certifications

  • Hand Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Plastic Surgery*
  • Plastic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Plastic Surgery*
84

Conditions Treated

  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Benign Tumor
  • Bone Disorders
  • Breast Diseases
  • Broken Arm
  • Broken Neck
  • Burn Injuries
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Cleft Lip
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Deformities of Auricle or Pinna
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Dentofacial Anomalies
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Femur Fracture
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gout
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hip Fracture
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Lupus
  • Mandibular Hypoplasia
  • Moles (Benign Skin Lesions)
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Oral and-or Facial Cleft
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteopenia
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rib Fracture
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Skin Cancer
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Sternum Fracture
  • Systemic Sclerosis
  • Third-Degree Burns
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Torticollis
  • Trigger Finger
  • Wrist Fracture

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Procedures

  • Adjacent Tissue Transfer
  • Arm Surgery
  • Blepharoplasty
  • 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
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Facial Bone
  • Excision of Metacarpal and Carpal
  • Excision of Scapula, Clavicle, Rib, or Sternum
  • Excision of Skin Cancer
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Facial Reconstruction
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Fracture Care
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hand or Wrist Tendon Transfer
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Joint Drainage
  • Knee Surgery
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Lip, Excision or Resection
  • Liposuction
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Neuroplasty
  • Nose Plastic Surgery (Rhinoplasty)
  • Reconstructive Eyelid Surgery
  • Repair of Brow Ptosis and Blepharoptosis
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Skin Grafts
  • Skin and Tissue Reduction
  • Steroid Injection
  • Trigger Finger Release
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Wound Repair
  • Wrist Replacement

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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for New York.

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

  • Queens U, Fac Of Health Sciences
    Medical School | Graduated 1982
  • University Of Ottawa, Fac Med
    Medical School | Graduated 1987
  • Ottawa Civic Hosp
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1988
  • U Of Toronto
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1993
  • SUNY
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1995
  • U Of Toronto
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1994

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Dagum has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • French

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Dagum's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Dagum to family and friends
5.0
based on 9 total reviews (3 with comments)
Dr. Dagum's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well
    EXCELLENT
  • Answers Questions
    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent
    EXCELLENT
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment
    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness
    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time
    16 to 30 minutes
Patient Comments (3)
in Middle Island, NY |
Dr. Alexander Dagum is a very patient & pleasant man. Listened to my concerns & assessed my injury accordingly! He will be performing my procedure. Would recommend him, highly!
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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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Dagum accepts 8 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
    Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP) HMO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • EmblemHealth
    Health Insurance Plan of Greater New York (HIP) PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • Oxford Health Plans
    Freedom Plan
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Oxford Liberty

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