Dr. Alexis Te, MD

Dr. Alexis Te, MD

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55 y/o
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Dr. Alexis Te, MD is an urology doctor who practices in New York, NY. He is 55 years old and has been practicing for 29 years. Read his story

Weill Cornell Medical College Department of Urology

525 E 68th St # F9

New York, NY 10065
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Accepted insurance

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Cigna
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Oxford Health Plans

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TURP (Transurethral Resection of Prostate) or Laser Destruction of Prostate
very high
more than 99% of peers
Nighttime Urination (Nocturia)
very high
more than 99% of peers
Uroflowmetry
very high
more than 99% of peers

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Dr. Te's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Te "Dr. Alexis E. Te is a Professor of Urology at the Weill Medical College at Cornell University, the Director of the Urology Program at the Iris Cantor Men's Health Center, the Director of the Brady Prostate Center, as well as Director of Urodynamics & Neurourology, and Attending Urologist in the Department of Urology at New York-Presbyterian Hospital. Dr. Te received his medical degree from Weill Medical College at Cornell University and completed his urology residency training at Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center as well as a fellowship in neurourology and urodynamics at the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Columbia University. Dr. Te continued as a academic and clinical faculty member, and became a leader in the development of new techniques for treatment of benign prostatic disorders in men as well as the evaluation and treatment of incontinence in men and women. He continues to lead in research and academic and clinical education in areas such as Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (BPH), Therapies in BPH, Incontinence, Prostatis, Neurourology & Urodynamics, Female Urology, Interstitial Cystitis, Laser Surgery, and Prostate Cancer as well as Men's Health Issues. Dr. Te maintains memberships in many professional organizations, is a Fellow in The New York Academy of Medicine, currently holds editorial responsibilities with 10 professional/scholarly journals, and has consistently been ranked as a top physician in Super Docs (2008 to 2013), Castle Connelly: Best Doctor in NY Metro Area – Urology (2007 to 2013), and Best Doctors in America Database (2009 to 2013). Dr. Te's office is located within the Iris Cantor Men's Health Center, at 425 E. 61st Street, 12th Floor. An appointment for consultation with Dr. Te can be made by calling (646) 962-4811. Education:Cornell University Medical College, New York, NY Medical Doctorate, May 1988 Yale University, New Haven, CT Bachelor of Science, May 1984 Major: Molecular Biophysics & Biochemistry Associate Member of Sigma Xi Research Society Polytechnic Preparatory Country Day School, Brooklyn, NY High School Diploma, June 1980 Cum Laude Honor Society Memberships in Associations: American Urological Association American Urologic Association/New York Section American Medical Association Philippino Chinese Medical Association Medical Society of the State of New York Chinese American Medical Assocation Endourologic Society Society of Urodynamics and Female Urology, American Academy of Science"

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Te "I am the Director of the Brady Prostate Center and am an active investigator in numerous minimally invasive therapies for the enlarged prostate. Our center provides a uniquely comprehensive experience in evaluating, managing and treating all types of prostate problems including benign prostatic hyperplasia, prostatitis and prostate cancer. The center provides all of the state of the art technologies and is one of a few centers that is experienced in providing the full range of minimally invasive treatments ranging from Lasers to Microwave Thermotherapy as well as all available standard treatments. The center is actively investigating and providing new treatment options in the numerous clinical trials for patients with BPH and other prostate problems."

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Specialties

  • Urology
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Board Certifications

  • Urology
    Accredited by: American Board of Urology*
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Conditions Treated

  • Atrophic Vaginitis
  • Balanoposthitis
  • Bladder Atony
  • Bladder Cancer
  • Bladder Diseases
  • Bladder Diverticulum
  • Bladder Infection
  • Bladder Stones
  • Blood in Semen (Hematospermia)
  • Blood in Urine (Hematuria)
  • Cancer
  • Chronic Interstitial Cystitis
  • Chronic Kidney Diseases
  • Elevated PSA (Prostate Specific Antigen)
  • End-Stage Renal Disease
  • Enlarged Prostate (BPH)
  • Erectile Dysfunction
  • Hydronephrosis
  • Kidney Cancer
  • Kidney Disease
  • Kidney Stone Pain (Renal Colic)
  • Kidney Stones
  • Male Infertility
  • Neurogenic Bladder
  • Nighttime Urination (Nocturia)
  • Overactive Bladder
  • Painful Urination (Dysuria)
  • Prostate Cancer
  • Prostate Cyst
  • Prostatitis
  • Sexual Dysfunction
  • Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Spermatocele
  • Testicular Cancer
  • Testicular Dysfunction
  • Ureteral Stones
  • Ureteral Stricture or Kinking
  • Urethral Stones
  • Urethral Stricture
  • Urinary Disorders
  • Urinary Hesitancy
  • Urinary Incontinence
  • Urinary Stones
  • Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)
  • Vaginal and Pelvic Prolapse
  • Vaginitis and-or Vaginosis

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Procedures

  • Bladder Surgery
  • Cystometry
  • Cystourethroscopy and Transurethral Resection of Bladder Neck
  • Incontinence Sling Procedure
  • Lithotripsy
  • Orchiopexy for Undescended Testicle
  • Prostate Removal
  • TURP (Transurethral Resection of Prostate) or Laser Destruction of Prostate
  • Urethral Dilation
  • Urinary Stone Removal (Litholapaxy)
  • Uroflowmetry
  • Varicocelectomy or Hydrocelectomy

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for New York.

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

  • Weill Cornell Medical College
    Medical School | Graduated 1988
  • Columbia Presby Med Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1989
  • NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital - Columbia University Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1990
  • NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital - Columbia University Medical Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1994

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Te has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Russian
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center

is a Recipient of a Healthgrades Excellence Award
America's 50 Best Hospitals Award

Hospital Quality Award

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Dr. Te's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Te to family and friends
4.0
based on 4 total reviews
Dr. Te's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well
    VERY GOOD
  • Answers Questions
    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent
    VERY GOOD
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment
    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness
    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time
    16 to 30 minutes
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Dr. Te accepts 6 insurance carriers
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
    BlueConnect HMO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
    Preferred Blue PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
  • Oxford Health Plans
    Freedom Plan

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