Dr. Alexander Parr, MD

Dr. Alexander Parr, MD

General Surgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 42
(13)
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Dr. Alexander Parr, MD is a general surgery specialist in Fort Lauderdale, FL and has been practicing for 16 years. He graduated from Ponce School Of Medicine in 2002 and specializes in general surgery.

2438 E Commercial Blvd

Fort Lauderdale, FL 33308

Contact Information

(954) 772-6740

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
  • Cigna
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
very high
more than 98% of peers
Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
very high
more than 98% of peers
Hernia Repair
very high
more than 97% of peers

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Specialties

  • General Surgery
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Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*
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Conditions Treated

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Procedures

  • Abdominal Surgery
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Acid Reflux Surgery
  • Adhesiolysis
  • Adrenalectomy
  • Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery
  • Appendectomy
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Arteriovenous Shunt Creation
  • Axillary Lymph Node Dissection
  • Biopsy of Breast
  • Bone Marrow Biopsy
  • Breast Reconstruction
  • Breast Surgical Procedure
  • Cholecystectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Colectomy
  • Colectomy and Sigmoidectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Cyst Incision and Drainage
  • Dialysis Access Procedures
  • Diaphragmatic-Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair With Robotic Assistance
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Endoscopic Sphincterotomy and Papillotomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Esophagomyotomy
  • Esophagomyotomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Excision of Breast Tumor
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Foregut Surgery
  • Gallbladder Removal
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Open
  • Gastric Bypass Surgery, Laparoscopic
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Gastrointestinal Surgery
  • Gastrointestinal Surgery, Laproscopic
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Heart Surgery
  • Hepatectomy
  • Hernia Repair
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Joint Fusion
  • Laparoscopic Abdominal Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Adrenalectomy
  • Laparoscopic Anti-Reflux Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Laparoscopic Colectomy
  • Laparoscopic Colon Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Diaphragmatic or Paraesophageal Hernia Repair With Robotic Assistance
  • Laparoscopic Gastroenterostomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Laparoscopic Sigmoidectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Laparoscopic Splenectomy
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparotomy
  • Lung Surgery
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Mastectomy
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Non-Invasive Mechanical Ventilation With Robotic Assistance
  • Open Diaphragmatic and-or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Pancreatectomy (incl. Pancreas Transplant and Whipple Procedure)
  • Paraesophageal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Parathyroidectomy
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
  • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
  • Sentinel Node Biopsy
  • Skin Cancer Removal
  • Small Bowel Surgery
  • Soft Tissue Surgery
  • Splenectomy
  • Splenectomy and Splenorrhaphy
  • Stomach Surgery
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Thyroid Surgery
  • Thyroidectomy
  • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Vaginal Surgery
  • Vascular Surgical Procedure
  • Wound Repair

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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Florida.

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

  • Ponce School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 2002

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Parr has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Parr's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Parr to family and friends
3.9
based on 13 total reviews (4 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (13)

  • 5
    (9)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (3)

Dr. Parr'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 (4)

in Ft. Lauderdale, FL
Very pleased with my robotic Hernia operation from Dr. Parr. I was back to work in less than a week. Very little pain after the operation. Thank you Dr. Parr.
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Found the staff to be amazing. Loved that Dr. reviewed my case BEFORE entering the room. He explained EVERYTHING, he also listened to everything I said, he had empathy for my condition & genuinely wanted to fix me ASAP. I feel relieved that he is doing my surgery which is a very rare surgery, I...more
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I am now experiencing critical delayed post op treatment a month late, because for some unexplained reason I was not given prompt follow up information. This delay may not have been attributed directly to the doctor, but ultimately responsibility for the performance of his staff, is his. It was...more
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Very little in the way of communication either prior to or after surgery. He left most of the communication to the nurses, and didn't explain anything, or said "do you have any questions" when you don't know enough to know what to ask. My interaction was through the hospital not his office.
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