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Dr. Alexander Hover, MD

Gastroenterology ·  Male · Age 69

Dr. Hover

Mercy Clinic Gastroenterology

2115 S Fremont Ave Ste 3300 Springfield, MO 65804

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(417) 820-5200


Dr. Alexander Hover, MD is a gastroenterology specialist in Springfield, MO and has been practicing for 38 years. He graduated from Saint Louis University School Of Medicine in 1976 and specializes in gastroenterology.


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(417) 820-5200

Dr. Hover accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
Blue Preferred Plus POS
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
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HealthLink PPO
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Dr. Hover's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Hover treats Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Hover treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Intestinal Ischemia
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high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Hover treats Intestinal Ischemia more than 88% of his peers

Dr. Hover treats this condition more than 88% of his peers

Hepatitis C
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high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Hover treats Hepatitis C more than 88% of his peers

Dr. Hover treats this condition more than 88% of his peers

Dr. Hover's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Anal or Rectal Pain
  • Anemia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Barrett's Esophagus
  • Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
  • Benign Tumor
  • Biliary Atresia
  • Blood Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Celiac Disease
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Cirrhosis
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Constipation
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Dehydration
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Diarrhea
  • Diverticulitis, Intestinal
  • Diverticulosis, Intestinal
  • Duodenal Ulcer
  • Dysphagia
  • Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
  • Enteritis
  • Esophageal Achalasia and Cardiospasm
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophageal Varices
  • Esophagitis
  • Gas-Bloat Syndrome
  • Gastritis
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Bleeding
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gastrointestinal Malabsorption
  • Gastroparesis
  • Hemochromatosis
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hepatitis B - Immune Response
  • Hepatitis C
  • Hepatitis E
  • Hernia
  • Ileus
  • Indigestion
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Intestinal Ischemia
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Liver Biopsy
  • Liver Damage from Alcohol
  • Malnutrition
  • Nausea
  • Neoplasm of Gastrointestinal Tract
  • Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
  • Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
  • Pancreatitis
  • Peptic Ulcer
  • Reflux Esophagitis
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Ulcer
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Unexplained Weight Loss
  • Viral Hepatitis
  • Vomiting Disorders

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About Me

Biography

Dr. Alexander Hover, MD is a gastroenterology specialist in Springfield, MO and has been practicing for 38 years. He graduated from Saint Louis University School Of Medicine in 1976 and specializes in gastroenterology.

Specialties

  • Gastroenterology

Board Certifications

  • Gastroenterology
  • Internal Medicine

Education

1981
Wilford Hall Usaf Med Center
Fellowship Hospital
1979
Wilford Hall Usaf Med Center
Residency Hospital
1977
Wilford Hall Usaf Med Center
Internship Hospital
1976
Saint Louis University School Of Medicine
Medical School
1981
1979
1977
1976

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73% Patient experience rating, 4% higher than the national average

  • Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2019)
  • America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™ (2018, 2017)

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