Dr. Magdi Alexander, MD

Dr. Magdi Alexander, MD

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Dr. Magdi Alexander, MD is a general surgery specialist in Pasadena, CA and has been practicing for 20 years. He graduated from Rosalind Franklin University Of Medicine Science/The Chicago Medical School in 1992 and specializes in general surgery, breast surgical oncology, and more.

50 Bellefontaine St Ste 409

Pasadena, CA 91105

Contact Information

(626) 431-2710

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Health Net
  • Health Net of California
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Top Care Areas

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Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
very high
more than 95% of peers
Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
high
more than 86% of peers
Appendicitis
high
more than 85% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Alexander "Catering to patients on a personalized level is of the utmost importance to me. You can be assured of compassionate, intelligent, and meticulous surgical services."

11  Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Breast Surgery
  • Breast Surgical Oncology
  • Colon & Rectal Surgery
  • Complex General Surgical Oncology
  • Gastroenterological Surgery
  • Hepatopancreaticobiliary Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Surgery
  • Robotic Surgery
  • Surgery
  • Vascular Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

223  Conditions Treated

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233  Procedures

  • Abdominal Mass Biopsy
  • Abdominal Surgery
  • Abdominoplasty
  • Abscess Incision and Drainage
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Adequacy Testing for Arteriovenous Fistula
  • Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery
  • Amputation
  • Anal Repair
  • Angiography
  • Angioplasty
  • Angioplasty With Stent Placement
  • Anoscopy
  • Anoscopy With Removal of Anal Tumor
  • Aortic Repair, Open or Repair of Arterial Aneurysm, Open
  • Appendectomy
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Arterial Line Insertion
  • Arteriovenous Fistula Repair
  • Arteriovenous Shunt Creation
  • Bile Duct Procedure
  • Bile Duct Surgery
  • Biopsy
  • Biopsy of Affected Tissue
  • Biopsy of Breast
  • Bladder Surgery
  • Body Contouring (After Weight Loss Surgery)
  • Bone and Joint Repair
  • Botox® Injection
  • Bowel Resection
  • Bravo pH Testing
  • Breast Cancer Surgery
  • Breast Cancer Treatment
  • Breast Exam
  • Breast Surgical Procedure
  • Bronchoscopy
  • Burn Care Services
  • Cancer Counseling
  • Captique™ Injection
  • Carotid Surgery
  • Carotid Ultrasound
  • Casting
  • Central Line Insertion
  • Circumcision
  • Colectomy
  • Collagen Injection
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Colon Cancer Screening
  • Colon Surgery
  • Colonoscopy
  • Colonoscopy With Polypectomy
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Colorectal Surgery, Robotic-Assisted
  • Conscious Sedation
  • CT-Guided Biopsy
  • Cyst Aspiration
  • da Vinci® Assisted Laparoscopic Anti-Reflux Surgery
  • da Vinci® Colectomy
  • da Vinci® Gallbladder Removal
  • da Vinci® Robotic Surgery
  • Debridement
  • Destruction of Anal Tumor
  • Device Implantation and Extraction
  • Diabetic Foot Care
  • Diabetic Wound Care
  • Diagnostic Endoscopy
  • Diagnostic Ultrasound
  • Dialysis Access Procedures
  • Diaphragmatic Hernia Repair, Open
  • Diaphragmatic-Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair With Robotic Assistance
  • Distal Pancreatectomy
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Duodenal Surgery
  • Duodenoscopy
  • Embolectomy, Thrombectomy, or Vessel Exploration
  • Endocrine Surgical Procedure
  • Endoscopy
  • Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
  • Endovascular Aneurysm Repair
  • Endovascular Procedure
  • Endovascular Repair of Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm
  • Endovascular Stent Grafting
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Esophageal pH Monitoring
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Esophagogastroscopy
  • Esophagoscopy
  • Excision
  • Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Bile Duct Tumor
  • Excision of Breast Tumor
  • Excision of Cyst
  • Excision of Lipoma
  • Excision of Neck Mass
  • Excision of Parotid, Sublingual, or Submandibular Gland
  • Excision of Rectal Tumor
  • Excision of Skin Cancer
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Soft Tissue Lesion
  • Excision of Stomach Tumor
  • Excision of Submandibular Gland
  • Excision of Testicular Lesion
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Excisional Biopsy
  • Fistula Repair
  • Fistula Testing
  • Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
  • Fistulogram
  • Gallbladder Removal
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Open
  • Gallbladder Surgery
  • Ganglion Impar Block
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Hemicolectomy
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Hernia Repair
  • Hylaform Injection
  • Ilioinguinal and Iliohypogastric Block
  • Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
  • Inguinal Hernia Surgery
  • Injection
  • Injection Therapy
  • Intestinal Biopsy
  • Laparoscopic Colectomy
  • Laparoscopic Colon Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Endocrine Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Removal of Stones from Biliary Tract With Robotic Assistance
  • Laparoscopic Splenectomy
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparoscopic Ventral Herniorrhaphy
  • Laparotomy
  • Ligation
  • Liver Biopsy
  • Liver Resection
  • Liver Resection, Partial
  • Liver Surgery
  • Lumpectomy
  • Lung Surgery
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Mastectomy
  • Melanoma Removal
  • Minimally Invasive Aneurysm Repair
  • Minimally Invasive Cystocele and Rectocele Repair
  • Minimally Invasive Parathyrodectomy
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Muscle Biopsy
  • Myocutaneous Flaps
  • Nerve Biopsy
  • Nerve Blocks
  • Neurolytic Nerve Block
  • Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
  • Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation
  • Open Diaphragmatic and-or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Pain Pump
  • Pancreatic Surgery
  • Paraesophageal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Parathyroid Surgery
  • Parathyroidectomy
  • Parotidectomy
  • Partial Mastectomy
  • Pelvic Fistula Repair
  • Percutaneous Biopsy With Drainage
  • Percutaneous Umbilical Blood Cord Sampling (PUBS)
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Port Removal
  • Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
  • Prolapse Repair
  • Prolapse Treatment
  • Reconstructive Surgery
  • Rectal Surgery
  • Rectovaginal Repair
  • Removal of Arteriovenous Shunt for Renal Dialysis
  • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Restylane® Injections
  • Revision of Arteriovenous Shunt for Renal Dialysis
  • Robotic Assisted Procedure
  • Scar Revision Surgery
  • Screening Colonoscopy
  • Sentinel Node Biopsy
  • Sigmoidoscopy
  • Single Incision Gallbladder Removal
  • Skin Biopsy
  • Skin Grafts
  • Skin Lesion Biopsy
  • Skin Procedures
  • Skin Surgery
  • Skin-Sparing Mastectomy
  • Small Bowel Enteroscopy
  • Small Bowel Surgery
  • Soft Tissue Injections
  • Soft Tissue Mass Biopsy
  • Sphincterotomy
  • Splenectomy
  • Splenectomy and Splenorrhaphy
  • Stereotaxis
  • Stomach Surgery
  • Stripping of Varicose Veins
  • Surgical Biopsy
  • Surgical Procedures
  • Suture Soft Tissue Wound
  • Temporal Artery Biopsy
  • Thyroid Surgery
  • Thyroidectomy
  • Tumor Ablation
  • Ultrasound
  • Ultrasound, Abdominal
  • Ultrasound, Abdominal Aortic
  • Ultrasound, Breast
  • Ultrasound-Guided Biopsy
  • Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Varicose Vein Ligation
  • Varicose Vein Procedure
  • Varicose Vein Surgery
  • Vascular Duplex Ultrasonography and Plethysmography
  • Vascular Surgical Procedure
  • Vein Treatment
  • Venous Access Creation and Care
  • Venous Sclerotherapy
  • Ventral Herniorrhaphy
  • Whipple Procedure
  • Wound Care and Management
  • Wound Repair
  • X-Ray Guided Biopsy
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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

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

  • California State University Los Angeles
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1986
  • Rosalind Franklin University Of Medicine Science/The Chicago Medical School
    Medical School | Graduated 1992
  • Kern Med Ctr/ Ucsd
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1993
  • Kern Med Ctr/Ucsd
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1997
  • American Board Of Surgery
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1998
  • American College Of Surgeons
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1999

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Alexander has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Alexander's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Alexander

4.5

Based on 64 reviews

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I got 3 herinas fix by Dr, Alexander and they were well done, the Dr. and nurses were varry helpful i would recommend them to anyone who need herina surgery
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Ryan M. Reynolds in Monrovia, CA – Aug 21, 2018
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I went to see Dr. Alexander for a Hiatal Hernia I had been suffered from for years. He explained in detail how this surgery is done and all risks involved. Surgery was performed in less time than predicted. Pain, symptoms and discomfort after surgery are lot less than warned. Two days back from the...Read More
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E. Acevedo – Aug 17, 2018
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My grandson needed a surgical procedure completed so he could return to summer school on the East Coast at the end of June. I contacted Dr. Alexander and the next week on Tuesday had a consultation appointment and had surgery the same week on Friday. The rapid response was greatly appreciated and...Read More
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Michael Haffermann in BAKERSFIELD – Jun 16, 2018
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Superior care and treatment
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Cheryl Graffi in Pasdena, CA – Jun 14, 2018
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Dr. Alexander is an amazing surgeon. For three years, I had been carrying an inguinal hernia. Prior to going into surgery, I was seen twice, for an explanation and evaluation. He was intelligent and concise. Immediately, you receive the sense that he is an expert. He is very kind, but what...Read More
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Manuel Espinosa in Los angeles, CA – May 21, 2018
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