Dr. Alexander Hou, MD

Dr. Alexander Hou, MD

General Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 49
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Dr. Alexander Hou, MD is a general surgery specialist in Ashland, KY and has been practicing for 14 years. He graduated from Umdnj--Robert Wood Johnson Medical School in 1996 and specializes in general surgery and vascular surgery.

617 23rd St Ste 445

Ashland, KY 41101

Contact Information

(606) 324-1070

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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

Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
very high
more than 99% of peers
Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
very high
more than 99% of peers
Aortic Aneurysm
very high
more than 99% of peers

Dr. Hou'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

  • General Surgery
  • Vascular Surgery

2  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*
  • Vascular Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

35  Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA)
  • Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Acute Venous Embolism Thrombosis
  • Aneurysm
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Atherosclerosis
  • Atherosclerosis of Aorta
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Chronic Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Chronic Venous Embolism Thrombosis
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Heart Disease
  • Median Arcuate Ligament Syndrome (MALS)
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Peripheral Arterial Disease of Extremities
  • Peripheral Arterial Dissection
  • Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
  • Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
  • Secondary Hypertension
  • Thoracoabdominal Aortic Aneurysm
  • Thrombosis
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
  • Varicose Veins
  • Vascular Disease
  • Venous Compression
  • Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Venous Insufficiency
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26  Procedures

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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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

  • Umdnj--Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
    Medical School | Graduated 1996
  • Abington Memorial Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1997
  • Drexel Univ College Of Med (McP Hahnemann), Philadelphia
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2002
  • Maimonides Medical Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2004

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Hou has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Chinese
  • Mandarin
  • Taiwanese

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Hou's Reviews

3.4
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Hou to family and friends
8 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (8)

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

Dr. Hou's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    GOOD
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    GOOD
  • Average wait time

    31 to 45 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

Dr. Hou takes the time to listen to me and then make decisions in my best interest.
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