Dr. Lisa Alford, MD

General SurgeryFemaleAge 59

Dr. Alford
Accepting new patients
Telehealth services available

Lisa M Alford

1500 Whetstone Way Ste 104 Baltimore, MD 21230

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(443) 451-1074

Dr. Lisa Alford, MD is a General Surgery Specialist in Baltimore, MD and has over 33 years of experience in the medical field. She graduated from Howard University College Of Medicine medical school in 1988. She is affiliated with medical facilities such as Doctors Community Hospital and Medstar Georgetown University Hospital. She is accepting new patients and has indicated that she accepts telehealth appointments. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Alford to book an appointment.

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At a Glance

  • Explains Conditions Well
    Patients said this doctor explains conditions well. See reviews
  • Offers Telehealth
    This provider offers telehealth appointments. Call the office to schedule an appointment.
  • Practices at Top Hospital
    Gastrointestinal Care Excellence Award™ See hospitals

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Experience
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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. Alford's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Venous Insufficiency
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Alford treats Venous Insufficiency more than 94% of her peers

Dr. Alford treats this condition more than 94% of her peers

Venous Sclerotherapy
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Alford performs Venous Sclerotherapy more than 83% of her peers

Dr. Alford performs this procedure more than 83% of her peers

Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Alford performs Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy) more than 66% of her peers

Dr. Alford performs this procedure more than 66% of her peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Debridement
  • Knee Debridement

Dr. Alford's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Pain
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Acute Venous Embolism Thrombosis
  • Anorectal Abscess
  • Atherosclerosis
  • Breast Cancer
  • Burn Injuries
  • Chronic Venous Embolism Thrombosis
  • Constipation
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Hidradenitis
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lymphedema
  • Peripheral Arterial Disease of Extremities
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
  • Puncture Aspiration
  • Second-Degree Burns
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spider Veins
  • Thrombosis
  • Varicose Vein Procedure
  • Varicose Vein Surgery
  • Varicose Veins
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vascular Duplex Ultrasonography and Plethysmography
  • Vein Diseases
  • Vein Laser Ablation
  • Venous Closure
  • Venous Doppler (Legs and Arms)
  • Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Venous Insufficiency
  • Venous Sclerotherapy
  • Venous Thromboembolic Disease
  • Venous Thrombosis
  • Wound Care and Management

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Dr. Alford accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Select
Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
Medicaid
Anthem
National (BlueCard Basic) PPO
National (BlueCard) PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Choice Advantage
Blue Choice Network POS
Blue Preferred PPO
CareFirst Maryland POS
HealthyBlue 2.0
HealthyBlue Advantage
CareOregon
Medicaid
CareSource
Medicaid
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
Community Health Choice
Medicaid
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Health Net
Medicaid
HealthPlus
Medicaid
HealthPlus Amerigroup
Medicaid
Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
Medicaid
Husky Health
Medicaid
inHealth
Medicaid
INTotal Health
Medicaid
Maryland Physicians Care
Medica
Medicaid
Medicaid
Midwest Health Plan
Medicaid
Molina Healthcare
Medicaid
Peach State Health Plan
Medicaid
Simply Healthcare Plans
Medicaid
Staywell (Wellcare)
Medicaid
UnitedHealthCare
Choice Plus POS
Medicaid
Navigate HMO
Navigate POS
Options PPO
United Healthcare
Wellcare of Georgia
Medicaid

Dr. Alford's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Alford

4.9

Based on 8 ratings

5 Stars
87.5%
(7)
4 Stars
12.5%
(1)
3 Stars
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What went well
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  • Appointment wasn't rushed (8)
  • Explained conditions well (8)
What could be improved
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    She so fantastic, I have PAD, and she made me able to get back to walking and being able to do exercises at my normal rate at age 62. She is A1 to me
    What went well
    • Appointment scheduling
    • Office environment
    • Staff friendliness
    • Wait times
    • Appointment wasn't rushed
    • Listened & answered questions
    • Explained conditions well
    • Trusted the provider's decisions
    What could be improved
    No results
    2 people found this helpful
    Helpful
    AC in Lanham, Md. – Feb 07, 2017
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    Cannot say enough about dr Alford most pleasant visit ever and I left with all my questions answered and very comfortable about pending procedures she was doing A GREAT EXPERIENCE IN EVERY WAY THANKS DR ALFORD
    What went well
    • Appointment scheduling
    • Office environment
    • Staff friendliness
    • Wait times
    • Appointment wasn't rushed
    • Listened & answered questions
    • Explained conditions well
    • Trusted the provider's decisions
    What could be improved
    No results
    3 people found this helpful
    Helpful
    ROBERT kitchen in Glenn dale md – Dec 01, 2016
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    About Me

    Care Philosophy

    Offering complete and comprehensive care for Venous and Vascular patients

    Biography

    Lisa M. Alford, MD, is a board-certified general and vascular surgeon at Vein Clinics of America who specializes in treating conditions that affect veins...Read more

    Specialties

    • General Surgery
    • Vascular Surgery
    • Wound & Burn Care

    Board Certifications

    Education

    2010
    New York Presbyterian Hospital
    1995
    McGill University
    Fellowship Hospital
    1993
    howard university hospital
    Residency Hospital
    1989
    howard university hospital
    Internship Hospital
    1988
    Howard University College Of Medicine
    Medical School
    1983
    Oberlin College
    Undergraduate School
    ,

    Awards

    Frequently Asked Questions

    Does Dr. Lisa Alford, MD offer telehealth services?

    Dr. Alford has indicated that they offer telehealth. Contact the office to check for eligibility for your needs.

    Is Dr. Lisa Alford, MD accepting new patients?

    Dr. Lisa Alford, MD generally accepts new patients on Healthgrades. You can see Dr. Alford's profile to make an appointment.

    Does Dr. Lisa Alford, MD accept my insurance?

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    What are Dr. Lisa Alford, MD's top areas of care?

    Dr. Alford frequently treats Venous Insufficiency, Venous Sclerotherapy, and Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy). See all procedures and conditions Dr. Alford treats.

    Where is Dr. Lisa Alford, MD's office located?

    Dr. Alford's office is located at 1500 Whetstone Way Ste 104, Baltimore, MD 21230. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

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    Locations

    Practice

    Lisa M Alford1500 Whetstone Way Ste 104 Baltimore, MD 21230
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    • Hours
      • Mon: 8:30am - 6:00pm
      • Tue: 8:30am - 5:00pm
      • Wed: 8:30am - 5:00pm
      • Thu: 8:30am - 5:00pm
      • Fri: 8:00am - 1:00pm
      • Sat: closed
      • Sun: closed
    • Directions

    Affiliated Hospitals

    Dr. Alford is affiliated with the following hospitals. Select a hospital below to learn more.

    Learn more about how Healthgrades measuresHospital Quality.

    Doctors Community Hospital

    Lanham, MD

    58% Patient Experience Rating, 11% lower than the national average

    3 Awards Received

    Award Highlight: Gastrointestinal Care Excellence Award™ (2019)

    Medstar Georgetown University Hospital

    Washington, DC

    71% Patient Experience Rating, 2% higher than the national average

    United Medical Center

    Washington, DC

    50% Patient Experience Rating, 19% lower than the national average