Dr. Alexander Parikh, MD

Dr. Alexander Parikh, MD

Surgical Oncology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 50
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Dr. Alexander Parikh, MD is a surgical oncology specialist in Nashville, TN and has been practicing for 15 years. He graduated from University Of Pennsylvania in 1993 and specializes in surgical oncology.

2220 PIERCE AVE 1710

Nashville, TN 37232

Contact Information

(615) 936-8422

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care of Tennessee
  • Humana

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Top Care Areas

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

Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
very high
more than 99% of peers
Small Intestine Cancer
very high
more than 99% of peers
Pancreatic Cancer
very high
more than 99% of peers

Dr. Parikh'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

  • Surgical Oncology

1  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

104  Conditions Treated

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38  Procedures

  • Adrenalectomy
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Biliary Drainage
  • Bone Marrow Biopsy
  • Colectomy
  • Destruction of Anal Tumor
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Embolectomy, Thrombectomy, or Vessel Exploration
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Esophagectomy (Esophagogastrostomy, Esophagojejunostomy)
  • Excision of Bile Duct Tumor
  • Excision of Stomach Tumor
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Open
  • Gastrectomy
  • Hepatectomy
  • Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Laparotomy
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Open Diaphragmatic and-or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Open Tumor Ablation, Liver
  • Pancreatectomy (incl. Pancreas Transplant and Whipple Procedure)
  • Pelvic Exenteration (For: Gynecologic, Urinary, or Colorectal Malignancy)
  • Percutaneous Tumor Ablation, Liver
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
  • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
  • Renal Transplant and Nephrectomy
  • Splenectomy
  • Splenectomy and Splenorrhaphy
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thoracoscopic Lobectomy
  • Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy

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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Tennessee.

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

  • University Of Pennsylvania
    Medical School | Graduated 1993
  • University Of Cincinnati Academic Health Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1994
  • University Of Cincinnati Academic Health Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2000
  • M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, University Of Texas At Houston
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2003

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Parikh has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Parikh's Reviews

3.5
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Parikh to family and friends
21 total reviews (5 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (21)

  • 5
    (13)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (8)

Dr. Parikh'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

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (5)

Went to see Dr Parikh for a 2nd opinion work up on my Dad's cancer. Very good Dr listens and is patient, and uses his skills. Very honest. There was no surprises when it came to my Dad's whipple procedure that was not successful because my Dad's cancer had grown on main arteries and he called off...more
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Excellent surgeon.... Did total gastrectomy on my wife and will do my daughters. Very kind man with that cares about his patients
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Dr. Parikh and his team did an amazing job caring for my father before, during, and after his whipple procedure. He addressed every concern we faced and gave us the capability to feel hopeful in our father's fight against pancreatic cancer. He worked beyond the requirements of a surgeon to treat...more
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Dr. Parikh is a remarkable surgeon. He saved my life. He also has a bedside manner that is so important to cancer patients. Truly a great man, who happens to be a surgeon.
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My mother in law has been sick for over a month and in the ER twice while waiting on a simple call back from this doctor. They were suppose to reschedule her surgery over three weeks ago and won't even call her back. Being in the medical field this is very disappointing for a provider and...more
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