Dr. Alexander Swistel, MD

Dr. Alexander Swistel, MD

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General Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
69 y/o
(15)

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Dr. Alexander Swistel, MD is a general surgery specialist in New York, NY and has been practicing for 35 years. He specializes in general surgery and breast surgery.Read his story

The Breast Center

425 E 61st St Fl 10

New York, NY 10065
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Fidelis Care
  • Medicaid

Background Check

No malpractice claims found for New York
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. Swistel's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Mastectomy
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Swistel performs Mastectomy more than 5% of his peers

Dr. Swistel performs this procedure more than 5% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Partial Mastectomy
  • Skin-Sparing Mastectomy
Breast Surgical Procedure
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Swistel performs Breast Surgical Procedure more than 5% of his peers

Dr. Swistel performs this procedure more than 5% of his peers

Breast Cancer
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Swistel treats Breast Cancer more than 5% of his peers

Dr. Swistel treats this condition more than 5% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Angiosarcoma of the Breast
  • Basal Type Breast Cancer
  • Breast Cancer Recurrence
  • Ductal Carcinoma in Situ
  • Inflammatory Breast Cancer
  • Invasive Breast Cancer
  • Invasive Ductal Carcinoma
  • Invasive Lobular Carcinoma
  • Locally Advanced Breast Cancer
  • Lymphoma of the Breast
  • Male Breast Cancer
  • Malignant Breast Tumor
  • Metastatic Breast Cancer
  • Osteosarcoma of the Breast
  • Pre-Invasive Breast Cancer
  • Radiation-Induced Angiosarcoma of the Breast
  • Secretory Breast Carcinoma
  • Tubular Carcinoma

Dr. Swistel's conditions and procedures:

Breast Cancer
Breast Cancer Surgery
Breast Diseases
Breast Surgical Procedure
Lumpectomy
Mastectomy
Minimally Invasive Breast Cancer Surgery
Nipple-Sparing Mastectomy
Sentinel Node Biopsy
Skin-Sparing Mastectomy

About Me

Care Philosophy

We are committed to delivering the best care and an exceptional patient experience. We are devoted to providing services that are patient-centered and compassionate, and care for you as a person. 

Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Breast Surgery

Board Certifications

Education

  • 1983
    Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
    Fellowship Hospital
    1983
  • 1981
    St. Luke's-Roosevelt Hospital Center
    Residency Hospital
    1981
  • 1980
    St. Luke's-Roosevelt Hospital Center
    Internship Hospital
    1980
  • 1975
    Brown University School of Medicine
    Medical School
    1975

Awards

Dr. Swistel's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Swistel

4.5

Based on 15 reviews

5 Stars
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4 Stars
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1 Star
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What People Say About Dr. Alexander Swistel, MD
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Amazing, genius surgeon, compassionate and caring, above and beyond!!
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I went to 5 top cancer institutions in 3 states, MD, NY & TX, Dr. Swistel is hands down the most experienced, talented, very reachable & at the very top of his game. The level of care he gives his patients is in word, phenomenal. The result of my surgery: Par Excellence. He got clear margins with...Read More
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