Dr. Alexander Soutter, MD

Dr. Alexander Soutter, MD

Pediatric Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
57 y/o

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Dr. Alexander Soutter, MD is a pediatric surgery specialist in Summerville, SC and has been practicing for 21 years. He specializes in pediatric surgery and general surgery.Read his story

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Dr. Soutter's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Soutter "Our team is led by Alexander Soutter, MD, FACS, FAAP, a board-certified pediatric surgeon. He graduated from Harvard College and received his MD from Columbia University. He trained in general surgery at Harvard Medical School and then completed a pediatric surgery fellowship at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia and a pediatric urology fellowship at Royal Children's Hospital in Melbourne, Australia. He has been practicing pediatric surgery for over twenty years."

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Soutter "We provide compassionate, kid-friendly, high-quality surgical care to infants, children and adolescents, using the least invasive approach possible."

2  Specialties

  • Pediatric Surgery
  • General Surgery

2  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*
  • Pediatric Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

42  Conditions Treated

  • Adolescent Cancer
  • Anal Fistula
  • Appendicitis
  • Cryptorchidism
  • Dermoid Cyst
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Diaphragmatic Hernia, Congenital
  • Empyema
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophageal Fistula
  • Gallbladder Diseases
  • Gastroenterologic Cancer (Colon, Stomach, Esophageal, Liver)
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gynecomastia
  • Hirschsprung's Disease
  • Imperforate Anus
  • Inguinal Hernia
  • Intestinal Atresia
  • Intussusception
  • Liver Tumor
  • Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Lung Nodule
  • Lung Tumor
  • Lymphadenopathy 
  • Mediastinal Tumors
  • Ovarian Cysts
  • Ovarian Tumor
  • Partial Lung Collapse
  • Pectus Excavatum
  • Pediatric Cancer
  • Pediatric Hernia
  • Phimosis
  • Pilonidal Cyst
  • Pyloric Stenosis
  • Spleen Cancer
  • Splenomegaly
  • Spontaneous Pneumothorax
  • Thoracic Cancer
  • Thyroglossal Duct Cyst
  • Tongue-Tie
  • Umbilical Hernia
  • Wilms' Tumor
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44  Procedures

  • Adrenalectomy
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Circumcision, Infant
  • Circumcision, Pediatric
  • Diaphragmatic-Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
  • Esophageal Dilatation
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Esophagoscopy
  • Esophagostomy
  • Fallopian Tube and Ovarian Surgery
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Hernia and Hydrocele Repair
  • Hernia Repair
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Incomplete Circumcision Repair
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
  • Inguinal Hernia Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Adrenalectomy
  • Laparoscopic Anti-Reflux Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Pancreas Resection
  • Laparoscopic Rectal Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Splenectomy
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Liver Resection
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Lymphoma Evaluation
  • Neonatal Circumcision
  • Nuss Procedure 
  • Orchiopexy for Undescended Testicle
  • Ovarian Cystectomy
  • Ovarian Transposition (Oophoropexy)
  • Pediatric Surgical Procedures
  • Pleurodesis
  • Pyloromyotomy
  • Radical Nephrectomy
  • Thoracic Sympathectomy for Sweaty Palms
  • Thoracoscopic Lobectomy
  • Thoracoscopic Surgery
  • Thoracoscopic Wedge Resection
  • Total or Simple Mastectomy
  • Tracheostomy
  • Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy
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  • Harvard
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1983
  • Columbia Univ Coll Of Physicians and Surgeons
    Medical School | Graduated 1988
  • Brigham and Women's Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1989
  • Brigham and Women's Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1995
  • Chldrns Hospital Of Philadelphia
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1997
  • Royal Chldrns Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1998

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

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What People Say About Dr. Alexander Soutter, MD
I am extremely wary of Drs and Drs. offices scheduling unnecessary procedures to get money. Dr. Soutter and his staff made me feel very comfortable and like they were there to care for kids, not just make money. The nursing staff offered a paci when I thought I'd lost mine in the parking lot and...Read More
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North Charleston, SC – Aug 26, 2018
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Amazing bedside manner and loves kids! He takes his time to make sure everyone is doing ok. He goes above and beyond.
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Jennifer Goins in Summerville, SC – Dec 06, 2017
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Dr. Soutter was amazing! When our pediatrician referred us, we were able to set up an appointment immediately. His staff was very friendly and efficient, and we had to "wait" for only about 5 minutes. Dr. Soutter has a great bedside manner, and he was great with my son. He was thorough and...Read More
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Jennifer in Summerville, SC – Oct 22, 2017
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Dr. Soutter repaired my teenage sons hernia. A+ process from beginning to end. Dr Soutter is very professional and patient and friendly and did a great job. Very friendly and helpful staff and nice office.
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Sue stuary in Falls Church, VA – Jul 27, 2017
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Knowledgeable, good with kids, considerate
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Manassas, VA – Jun 27, 2016
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