Dr. Alexander Gershman, MD

Dr. Alexander Gershman, MD

Urology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 56
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Dr. Alexander Gershman, MD is an urology specialist in Los Angeles, CA and has been practicing for 24 years. He graduated from Moscow Medical Academy Named After Im Sechenov in 1984 and specializes in urology.

8631 W 3rd St Ste 900E

Los Angeles, CA 90048

Contact Information

(310) 623-1911

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • LACare
  • Molina Healthcare
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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

Bladder Surgery
very high
more than 99% of peers
Bladder Infection
very high
more than 99% of peers
Urinary Incontinence
very high
more than 99% of peers

Dr. Gershman'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.

1  Specialties

  • Urology

1  Board Certifications

  • Urology
    Accredited by: American Board of Urology*

41  Conditions Treated

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27  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Bladder Surgery
  • Complex Penile Surgery
  • Cystectomy
  • Cystometry
  • Cystotomy
  • Cystourethroscopy and Transurethral Resection of Bladder Neck
  • Incontinence Sling Procedure
  • Kidney and Ureter Removal
  • Kidney Surgery
  • Lithotripsy
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Orchiectomy
  • Paracentesis
  • Pelvic Exenteration (For: Gynecologic, Urinary, or Colorectal Malignancy)
  • Penile Implants
  • Prostate Removal
  • Renal Transplant and Nephrectomy
  • TURP (Transurethral Resection of Prostate) or Laser Destruction of Prostate
  • Ureteroneocystostomy
  • Urethral Dilation
  • Urinary Stone Removal (Litholapaxy)
  • Uroflowmetry
  • Vaginal Surgery
  • Varicocelectomy or Hydrocelectomy
  • Wound Repair

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.

Education

  • Moscow Medical Academy Named After Im Sechenov
    Medical School | Graduated 1984
  • UCLA School Med
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1994
  • UCLA School Med
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1999
  • UCLA School Med
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1994

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Gershman has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Russian

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Gershman's Reviews

3.6
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Gershman to family and friends
22 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (22)

  • 5
    (14)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (8)

Dr. Gershman's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

Avoid this doctor at all cost. He's all about racking up the Medi-Cal and Medicaid bills so therefore he does unnecessary procedures and then repeats those same procedures to and three times. I came referred from another urologist who had already done several procedures, documented them, and...more
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