Dr. Frederick Alexander, MD

Dr. Frederick Alexander, MD

Pediatric Surgery  ·  
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Age 67
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Dr. Frederick Alexander, MD is a pediatric surgery specialist in Paramus, NJ and has been practicing for 32 years. He graduated from Columbia University / College of Physicians And Surgeons in 1977 and specializes in pediatric surgery and general surgery.Read his story

140 N State Rt 17 Ste 321

Paramus, NJ 07652

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Insurance Accepted

  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Amerihealth
  • Cigna
  • QualCare
  • United Healthcare Community Plan

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Dr. Alexander's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Gastrointestinal Diseases
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Dr. Alexander treats Gastrointestinal Diseases more than 15% of his peers

Dr. Alexander treats this condition more than 15% of his peers

Abdominal Disorders
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Dr. Alexander treats Abdominal Disorders more than 13% of his peers

Dr. Alexander treats this condition more than 13% of his peers

Dr. Alexander's conditions and procedures:

Abdominal Disorders
Abscess
Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Acute Appendicitis
Adrenalectomy
All Lymphoma
Anal Disorders
Anal Fissure
Anal Fistula
Anorectal Abscess
Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
Appendectomy, Open
Appendicitis
Axillary Lymph Node Dissection
Bile Duct Procedure
Bone Cancer
Bone Marrow Biopsy
Colectomy
Colon and Rectal Surgery
Crohn's Disease
Cyst Incision and Drainage
Decortication and Pleurectomy
Empyema
Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
Esophageal Diseases
Esophageal Fistula
Esophageal Surgery
Esophagectomy (Esophagogastrostomy, Esophagojejunostomy)
Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
Frenectomy
Gallbladder Removal
Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
Gastroenterology Procedures
Gastrointestinal Diseases
Gastrotomy
Head and Neck Surgery
Heart Surgery
Hernia
Hernia Repair
Hidradenitis
Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
Inguinal Hernia
Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
Intestinal Atresia
Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
Laparotomy
Lobectomy, Open
Lung Removal (Partial or Complete): Open, or Resection of Lung Tumor: Open
Lung Surgery
Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
Meckel's Diverticulum
Mediastinal Tumors, Not Specified as Malignant
Osteosarcoma
Pancreatectomy (incl. Pancreas Transplant and Whipple Procedure)
Paracentesis
Pectus Excavatum
Port Placements or Replacements
Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
Pyloric Stenosis
Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
Repair of Anal and Rectal Defects (Anoplasty, Repair of Imperforate Anus, Sphincteroplasty, Rectal Graft)
Second-Degree Burns
Segmentectomy, Open
Soft Tissue Sarcoma
Spinal Nerve Block
Splenectomy
Splenectomy and Splenorrhaphy
Thoracoscopic Wedge Resection
Umbilical Hernia
Ventral Hernia
Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy

About Me

Care Philosophy

Dr. Alexander was Chief of Pediatric Surgery at the Cleveland Clinic for 15 years, and Chief of Pediatric Surgery at Hackensack University Medical Center for 5 years. During this time, he has successfully performed more than 18,000 operations. He ...

Specialties

  • Pediatric Surgery
  • General Surgery

Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
  • Pediatric Surgery

Education

  • 1986
    Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center
    Fellowship Hospital
    1986
  • 1984
    Brigham and Women's Hospital
    Residency Hospital
    1984
  • 1978
    Peter Bent Brigham Hospital
    Internship Hospital
    1978
  • 1978
    Brigham and Women's Hospital
    Internship Hospital
    1978
  • 1977
    Columbia University / College of Physicians And Surgeons
    Medical School
    1977

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Likelihood to recommend Dr. Alexander

4.7

Based on 31 reviews

5 Stars
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3 Stars
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1 Star
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One of a kind physician with impeccable surgical skills and uncanny bedside manner . Systematic , cares enough to explain every step of the process , yet makes quick decisions when necessary . We were lucky that he was on call when we were at Valley ER . He practically saved my daughter ‘s life .
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Amazing doctor, soft and gentle! would definately recommend,.
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Dr Alexander is not only an intelligent & more than competent surgeon, he is a wonderful, compassionate & caring physician. He has superior skills in working with children of all ages. He treated my 16 year old daughter with respect & spoke directly to her & us as human beings. We were worried...Read More
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A top notch, caring and thoughtful doctor with outstanding medical credentials.
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14 years ago on March 19th God put the most wonderful Doctor in the operating room with my daughter Dr Frederick Alexander. When we first met Dr Alexander he came into the room and introduced his selfish to my daughter and asking her questions. That impressed me the most and let me know I could...Read More
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