Dr. Nicholas Alexander, MD

Dr. Nicholas Alexander, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  ·  
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Age 58
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Dr. Nicholas Alexander, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Mahwah, NJ and has been practicing for 24 years. He graduated from Umdnj--New Jersey Medical School in 1988 and specializes in orthopedic surgery, joint replacement & reconstruction orthopedics, and more.

400 Franklin Tpke Ste 100

Mahwah, NJ 07430

Contact Information

(201) 818-4344

Insurance Accepted

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Oxford Health Plans
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
very high
more than 99% of peers
Neck Muscle Strain
very high
more than 99% of peers
Osteoarthritis
very high
more than 99% of peers

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3  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Joint Replacement & Reconstruction Orthopedics
  • Orthopedic Hip Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*

124  Conditions Treated

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankle and Foot Instability or Derangement
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brachial Plexus Palsy
  • Broken Arm
  • Broken Neck
  • Bunion
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Coccygeal Pain
  • Coccyx or Sacrum Fracture
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Femur Fracture
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Fracture
  • Foot Sprain
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Glenoid Labrum Tear
  • Gout
  • Hammer Toe
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Heel Spur
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hip Fracture
  • Hip Pointer Injuries
  • Hip Sprain
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Fracture
  • Knee Sprain
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Lupus
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
  • Morton's Neuroma
  • Myelopathy
  • Neck Muscle Strain
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Non-Traumatic Rupture of Achilles Tendon
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osgood Schlatter Disease
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteochondritis Dissecans
  • Osteopenia
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Pseudoarthrosis
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rib Fracture
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Scapular Fracture
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Torticollis
  • Trigger Finger
  • Wrist Fracture
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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for New Jersey.

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

  • University Of Pennsylvania
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1982
  • Umdnj--New Jersey Medical School
    Medical School | Graduated 1988
  • Umdnj-University Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1989
  • Umdnj-University Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1993
  • Johns Hopkins-U MD
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1994

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Alexander has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Greek

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

  • International Congress for Joint Reconstruction, Member

Dr. Alexander's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Alexander

4.2

Based on 18 reviews

5 Stars
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4 Stars
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3 Stars
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2 Stars
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(1)
1 Star
16.666666666666668%
(3)

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Dr. Alexander is an amazing doctor! He made me feel at ease the first time I met him. He is so knowledgeable and explains everything in a way you can understand. He performed two surgeries on me and I've never felt better. He always greets you with a smile and handshake. He has such a warm bedside...Read More
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Lisa Bagnaturo – Apr 28, 2018
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Dr. Alexander is a good and knowledgeable doctor however his office staff is the worst, they don’t seem to understand what their business is about. Being a doctor is about people not necessarily grabbing as much money as you can and when the office staff refused to help someone, to me it’s a...Read More
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West Milford, NJ – Oct 24, 2017
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Dr. Nick and his staff are skilled and personable. Appointments are usually on time. Had a total knee replacement which went just as he laid out. He is known and respected at Valley Hospital (a great patient oriented place.) He is attentive. Really seems to like what he is doing and keeping...Read More
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Mike Toomey in Saddle River nj – Jun 22, 2017
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I saw Dr. Alexander for a complicated fracture.He patiently explained my status,options and expected outcomes in a caring non-pressured way.His expert treatment and recommendations have improved my quality of life and promoted good healing. The office staff is so helpful and professional. If I...Read More
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Denise in Mahwah, NJ – Jul 22, 2016
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Went in and was diagnosed with tendinitis last evening. Dr. Alexander was terrific --- informative, kind, courteous, etc. his diagnosis was spot on. I'm already feeling better the very next day, having done some of the rehab exercises he recommended. The office staff is equally competent with...Read More
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Derek in Ramsey, NJ – Mar 25, 2016
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