Dr. Alexander Perez, MD

Dr. Alexander Perez, MD

General Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 45
Dr. Alexander Perez, MD is a general surgery specialist in Durham, NC and has been practicing for 16 years. He graduated from El Bosque University in 2000 and specializes in general surgery and surgical oncology.

20 Duke Medicine Cir

Durham, NC 27710

Contact Information

(919) 684-4064

Insurance Accepted

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

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Top Care Areas

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Gastrointestinal Diseases
very high
more than 93% of peers
Pancreatic Cancer
more than 85% of peers
Stomach Diseases
more than 78% of peers

Dr. Perez'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.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Perez "I am the Chief of Pancreas Surgery at Duke and an expert in advanced minimally invasive surgery. I have extensive experience in using advanced minimally invasive surgery for treating many types of diseases not only of the pancreas but also of the stomach intestine spleen gallbladder and hernias."

2  Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Surgical Oncology

1  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

44  Conditions Treated

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1  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for North Carolina.

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.


  • El Bosque University
    Medical School | Graduated 2000
  • Brigham and Womens Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2003
  • Baystate Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2007
  • Brigham and Women's Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2003
  • Brigham and Women's Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2002
  • Duke University Medical Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2008

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Perez has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Perez's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Perez to family and friends
8 total reviews (5 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (8)

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Dr. Perez's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (5)

Dr. Perez repaired a right inguinal hernia mesh repair that was performed at a prominent hospital in Boston in September 2016. Within two months that mesh repair failed resulting in moderate severe recurrent daily pain. Dr. Perez performed a modification of the mesh surgery that has held in place...more
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I would rate zero stars is there was an option. He and his staff have poor follow-up and I am left in pain.
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He took time to explain my diagnosis and what to expect after surgery. Was not in a rush to get me out like most physicians.
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I recently underwent a Whipple procedure for a pancreatic tumor. As an RN, I have high regards for Dr. Perez and his staff. He answers your questions thoroughly, spends as much time as needed to clarify any questions and genuinely cares about his patients. He gave us his personal cell phone number...more
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Very pleasant, explained everything in detail and when I left there I was in no way confused. It was a very positive experience. I will be seeing him again. I would not hesitate sending my family and close friends to Dr. Perez. I am a Family Practice doctor and have picky standards. This surgeon...more
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