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Dr. Alexander Stein, MD

Cardiothoracic Surgery ·  Male

Dr. Stein

Alexander G Stein MD

1045 Atlantic Ave Ste 512 Long Beach, CA 90813

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Dr. Alexander Stein, MD is a cardiothoracic surgery specialist in Long Beach, CA and has been practicing for 43 years. He graduated from University College, University of London in 1973 and specializes in cardiothoracic surgery.


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Had triple bypass in 1994 which all were 100% closed. Dr. Stein performed quadruple bypass, corrected an aneurysm and other critical issues with my heart. I am truly blessed to have had Dr. Stein as my Thoracic Surgeon. Thank you.++++++++++
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Excellent surgeon - I had CABGx6 17 years ago at the age of 41. Recommend him highly!!!
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Absolutely the kindest, most skilled, informative and dedicated doctor I've ever had. His staff is top notch as well.
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About Me

Care Philosophy

areas of expertise: Cardiovascular Surgery, Cardiothoracic Surgery, Thoracic.

Specialties

  • Cardiothoracic Surgery

Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery
  • Thoracic Surgery

Education

1980
Las Usc Med Ctr/hosp Good Samaritan/chldrns Hospital
Residency Hospital
1978
Mt Sinai Med Center
Residency Hospital
1976
Lahey Clinic/harvard U/deaconess Hospital
Residency Hospital
1975
London Hosp/u London
Residency Hospital
1973
University College, University of London
Medical School
1980
1978
1976
1975
1973

Languages

  • French
  • German
  • English

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(562) 983-8292

Dr. Stein accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
CaliforniaCare HMO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
Blue Cross Blue Shield of California HMO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of California PPO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
Open Access
Health Net of California
Large Group HMO
Large Group PPO
Humana
Choice Care PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
UnitedHealthCare
Choice Plus POS
Options PPO
PacifiCare HMO
WellPoint

Background Check

No malpractice claims found for California
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Stein's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Lung Surgery
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Dr. Stein performs Lung Surgery more than 32% of his peers

Dr. Stein performs this procedure more than 32% of his peers

Vascular Disease
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Dr. Stein treats Vascular Disease more than 30% of his peers

Dr. Stein treats this condition more than 30% of his peers

Heart Disease
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Stein treats Heart Disease more than 29% of his peers

Dr. Stein treats this condition more than 29% of his peers

Dr. Stein's conditions and procedures:

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Aneurysm
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Repair, Open or Repair of Arterial Aneurysm, Open
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Aortic Valve Surgery
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cancer
  • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
  • Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Cardiothoracic Disorders
  • Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Carotid Endarterectomy (CEA) or Excision of Infected Graft
  • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Decortication and Pleurectomy
  • Empyema
  • Endocarditis
  • Endovascular Repair of Aorta
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Surgery
  • Impella Device
  • Lobectomy, Open
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Lung Removal (Partial or Complete): Open, or Resection of Lung Tumor: Open
  • Lung Removal, Open
  • Lung Surgery
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Maze Procedure
  • Mediastinal Tumors, Malignant
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Mitral Valve Surgery
  • Nerve Block, Sympathetic
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Paracentesis
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Pleura Cancer
  • Pleural Cancer
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Septal Defect
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thoracic Surgical Procedure
  • Thoracoscopic Wedge Resection
  • Thrombosis
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Tricuspid Valve Surgery
  • Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vascular Surgical Procedure
  • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy

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81% Patient experience rating, 12% higher than the national average

  • America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™ (2019, 2018, 2017)
  • America's 50 Best Hospitals Award™ (2019, 2018, 2017)

73% Patient experience rating, 4% higher than the national average

71% Patient experience rating, 2% higher than the national average

  • Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2019, 2018)

77% Patient experience rating, 8% higher than the national average

  • Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2019, 2018, 2017)

68% Patient experience rating, 1% lower than the national average

  • Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2018, 2017)

83% Patient experience rating, 14% higher than the national average

  • Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2019, 2018, 2017)