Dr. Alexander Kolessa, MD

Dr. Alexander Kolessa, MD

Geriatric Medicine  |  
Male  |  
Age 50
(5)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Alexander Kolessa, MD is a geriatric medicine doctor who practices in New York, NY. He is 50 years old and has been practicing for 15 years.

244 5th Ave Ste 200

New York, NY 10001

Contact Information

(888) 999-8689

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Oxford Health Plans

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

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Top Care Areas

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

Liver Function Test
normal
more than 59% of peers
Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)
normal
more than 31% of peers
Thyroid Screening
normal
more than 31% of peers

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Specialties

  • Geriatric Medicine
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Board Certifications

  • Geriatric Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
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Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Anemia
  • Anxiety
  • Arthritis
  • Asthma
  • Back Pain
  • Bedsores
  • Blood Disorders
  • Bone Disorders
  • Breast Diseases
  • Bruise of Face, Scalp, or Neck
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Cellulitis
  • Chest Pain
  • Confusion
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Diabetes Type 2
  • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Diverticulosis, Intestinal
  • Dysphagia
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enlarged Prostate (BPH)
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophagitis
  • Fever
  • Foot Conditions
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Gas-Bloat Syndrome
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Glaucoma
  • Gout
  • Heart Disease
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypotension
  • Hypotension (Excluding Maternal)
  • Hypothyroidism
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Leg and Foot Ulcers
  • Limb Pain
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Lipid Disorders
  • Low Back Pain
  • Low Blood Oxygen Level
  • Malaise and Fatigue
  • Nausea
  • Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
  • Obesity
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Peptic Ulcer
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
  • Pneumonia
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Reflux Esophagitis
  • Shortness of Breath
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Skin Infections
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Thrombosis
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Ulcer
  • Urinary Disorders
  • Urinary Stones
  • Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)
  • Venous Insufficiency

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Procedures

  • Anemia and Iron Deficiency Screening
  • Cholesterol Screening
  • Diabetes Screening
  • Fecal Occult Blood Test for Colorectal Cancer
  • Hepatitis A Screening
  • Hepatitis B Virus Screening
  • Hepatitis C Virus Screening
  • Hepatitis Screening
  • Liver Function Test
  • Sexually Transmitted Infections Screening
  • Syphilis Screening
  • Thyroid Screening

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

  • Umdnj-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
    Medical School | Graduated 2003
  • Saint Peters University Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2009
  • New York University Medical Ctr
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2010

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Kolessa has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

Dr. Kolessa does not have any memberships or affiliations listed. If you are Dr. Kolessa and would like to add memberships or affiliations, please update your profile.

Dr. Kolessa's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Kolessa to family and friends
4.2
based on 5 total reviews (1 with a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (5)

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

Dr. Kolessa'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
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

in Philadelphia, PA |
Saw Dr Kolessa when was visiting NYC and became ill. Great bedside manners, knowledgeable and involved.
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Dr. Kolessa accepts 2 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Oxford Health Plans
    Freedom Plan

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

Hospitals where Dr. Kolessa has admitting privileges

NYU Langone Medical Center
550 1st Ave
New York, NY 10016
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