Dr. Daniel Alexander, DO

Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology •  Male • Age 47
  
Dr. Alexander
Accepting new patients
Telehealth services available

Piedmont Cardiology Associates

2660 TATE BLVD SE Hickory, NC 28602

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(828) 261-0009

Dr. Daniel Alexander, DO is a Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiologist in Hickory, NC and has over 20 years of experience in the medical field. Dr. Alexander has more experience with Implantable Cardiac Devices, Electrophysiology, and Adult Congenital Cardiac Disorders than other specialists in his area. He graduated from A T Still University Of Health Sciences Kirksville College Of Osteopathic Med Kirksville Mo medical school in 2000. He is affiliated with medical facilities such as Caldwell Memorial Hospital and Carolinas HealthCare System Blue Ridge - Morganton. He is accepting new patients and has indicated that he accepts telehealth appointments. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Alexander to book an appointment.


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Dr. Alexander accepts the following insurance:

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Background Check

No malpractice claims found for North Carolina
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Practice Areas

Implantable Cardiac Devices

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Typically treats 72% more than similar doctors

Based on claims data for 3 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Alexander performs Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair more than 88% of their peers

Dr. Alexander performs this procedure more than 88% of their peers

Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Alexander performs Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement more than 82% of their peers

Dr. Alexander performs this procedure more than 82% of their peers

Removal or Revision of Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Alexander performs Removal or Revision of Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator more than 46% of their peers

Dr. Alexander performs this procedure more than 46% of their peers

Electrophysiology

Electrophysiologists monitor, diagnose and treat abnormal heart rhythms through procedures such as electrocardiograms (EKGs) and pacemaker insertionsCompare with other Electrophysiology specialists.

Typically treats 64% more than similar doctors

Based on claims data for 8 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Cardiac Electrophysiology
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Alexander performs Cardiac Electrophysiology more than 94% of their peers

Dr. Alexander performs this procedure more than 94% of their peers

Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Alexander performs Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair more than 88% of their peers

Dr. Alexander performs this procedure more than 88% of their peers

Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Alexander performs Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement more than 82% of their peers

Dr. Alexander performs this procedure more than 82% of their peers

Adult Congenital Cardiac Disorders

Adult congenital cardiac disorder specialists diagnose and treat heart disorders, such as arrythmias and mitral valve disease, that have been present from birth to adulthood.Compare with other Adult Congenital Cardiac Disorders specialists.

Typically treats 63% more than similar doctors

Based on claims data for 7 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Atrial Flutter
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Alexander treats Atrial Flutter more than 97% of their peers

Dr. Alexander treats this condition more than 97% of their peers

Arrhythmias
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Alexander treats Arrhythmias more than 96% of their peers

Dr. Alexander treats this condition more than 96% of their peers

Atrial Fibrillation
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Alexander treats Atrial Fibrillation more than 94% of their peers

Dr. Alexander treats this condition more than 94% of their peers

Cardiac Care

Cardiac care specialists diagnose and treat general cardiac conditions such as high blood pressure, angina, and arrhythmias through procedures including cardiovascular stress tests, ablation therapy, and heart valve surgery.Compare with other Cardiac Care specialists.

Typically treats 61% more than similar doctors

Based on claims data for 16 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Heart Disease
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Alexander treats Heart Disease more than 98% of their peers

Dr. Alexander treats this condition more than 98% of their peers

Cardiomyopathy
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Alexander treats Cardiomyopathy more than 94% of their peers

Dr. Alexander treats this condition more than 94% of their peers

Congestive Heart Failure
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Alexander treats Congestive Heart Failure more than 92% of their peers

Dr. Alexander treats this condition more than 92% of their peers

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Dr. Alexander's conditions and procedures:

  • Ablation for Treatment of Cardiac Arrhythmias
  • Aneurysm
  • Aneurysm of Heart
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Automatic Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) Implantation
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cardiac Arrest
  • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
  • Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Cardiac Imaging
  • Cardiac MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) of Heart or Chest
  • Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Cardiovascular Stress Test
  • Cardioversion
  • Cardioversion, Elective
  • Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
  • Chest Pain
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Echocardiography
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Electrophysiological Study
  • Endocarditis
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Murmur
  • Heart Palpitations
  • Heart Surgery
  • Heart Tumors, Benign
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart Disease
  • Hypotension
  • Impella Device
  • Insertion of Left Ventricular Lead for Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
  • Limb Swelling
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Radiofrequency Ablation
  • Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
  • Removal or Revision of Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
  • Rheumatic Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Septal Defect
  • Stress Echocardiogram
  • Syncope
  • Tetralogy of Fallot
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thrombolysis
  • Thrombosis
  • Tilt Testing or Cardiac Event Monitors
  • Transesophageal Echocardiography (TEE)
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Vascular Disease

Dr. Alexander's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Alexander

4.9

Based on 27 ratings

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About Me

Care Philosophy

Comprehensive medical, cardiovascular and cardiac electrophysiologic care.

Specialties

  • Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Cardiology
  • Internal Medicine

Board Certifications

  • Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology

Education

2011
Virginia Commonwealth University / Medical College of Virginia School of Medicine
Fellowship Hospital
2009
Virginia Commonwealth University Health Systems
Fellowship Hospital
2006
Internal Med
Residency Hospital
2006
William Beumont Hosp
Residency Hospital
2001
National Naval Med Center Portsmouth
Internship Hospital
2000
A T Still University Of Health Sciences Kirksville College Of Osteopathic Med Kirksville Mo
Medical School
1991
Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine
Undergraduate School

Awards

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Locations

Piedmont Cardiology Associates

Piedmont Cardiology Associates2660 TATE BLVD SE Hickory, NC 28602
1

Nenantlgy and Ped Specialists

Frye Regional Medical Center420 N Center St Ste 20 Hickory, NC 28601
2

Affiliated Hospitals

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Caldwell Memorial Hospital

Lenoir, NC

64% Patient experience rating, 5% lower than the national average

Carolinas HealthCare System Blue Ridge - Morganton

Morganton, NC

70% Patient experience rating, 1% higher than the national average

Carolinas HealthCare System Blue Ridge - Valdese

Valdese, NC

Catawba Valley Medical Center

Hickory, NC

79% Patient experience rating, 10% higher than the national average

  • Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2020)
  • Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2020)

Frye Regional Medical Center

Hickory, NC

66% Patient experience rating, 3% lower than the national average

  • Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2019)

Valley Health Winchester Medical Center

Winchester, VA

74% Patient experience rating, 5% higher than the national average

  • Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2018)