Dr. Philip Alexander, MD

Dr. Philip Alexander, MD

Cardiac Surgery  ·  
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Age 50
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Dr. Philip Alexander, MD is a cardiac surgery specialist in Kankakee, IL and has been practicing for 18 years. He graduated from St John's Medical College in 1992 and specializes in cardiac surgery, peripheral vascular surgery, and more.

500 N Wall St Ste 100

Kankakee, IL 60901

Contact Information

(815) 933-4400

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • Medicare
  • MultiPlan

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Background Check

No malpractice claims found for Illinois
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. Alexander's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Alexander performs Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary) more than 92% of his peers

Dr. Alexander performs this procedure more than 92% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Aortic Valve Repair
  • Aortic Valve Replacement
  • Aortic Valvuloplasty
  • Heart Valve Replacement
  • Mitral Valve Repair
  • Mitral Valve Replacement
  • Percutaneous Balloon Valvuloplasty
  • Transcatheter Mitral Valve Repair
  • Transcatheter Mitral Valve Replacement
  • Tricuspid Valve Repair / Replacement
  • Valvuloplasty
Aortic Valve Surgery
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Alexander performs Aortic Valve Surgery more than 90% of his peers

Dr. Alexander performs this procedure more than 90% of his peers

Port Placements or Replacements
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Alexander performs Port Placements or Replacements more than 89% of his peers

Dr. Alexander performs this procedure more than 89% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Port Removal

Dr. Alexander's conditions and procedures:

Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA)
Ablation for Treatment of Cardiac Arrhythmias
Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
Acute Venous Embolism Thrombosis
Adult Cardiovascular Diseases
Aneurysm
Aneurysm of Heart
Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
Aortic Aneurysm
Aortic Dissection
Aortic Ectasia
Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
Aortic Repair, Open or Repair of Arterial Aneurysm, Open
Aortic Stenosis
Aortic Valve Disease
Aortic Valve Regurgitation
Aortic Valve Surgery
Arrhythmias
Arteriovenous Fistula Repair
Atherosclerosis
Atherosclerosis of Aorta
Atrial Fibrillation
Atrial Flutter
Benign Tumor
Cancer
Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
Cardiac Electrophysiology
Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
Cardiomegaly
Cardiomyopathy
Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
Carotid Artery Disease
Carotid Endarterectomy (CEA) or Excision of Infected Graft
Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
Congenital Heart Defects
Congenital Heart Disease
Congestive Heart Failure
Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
Coronary Artery Bypass With Robotic Assistance
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
Coronary Artery Dissection
Decortication and Pleurectomy
Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
Embolectomy, Thrombectomy, or Vessel Exploration
Empyema
Endocarditis
Endovascular Repair of Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm
Endovascular Repair of Aorta
Endovascular Repair of Thoracic Aorta
Endovascular Repair of Visceral Aorta
Esophageal Cancer
Esophageal Diseases
Esophageal Surgery
Esophagectomy (Esophagogastrostomy, Esophagojejunostomy)
Head and Neck Cancer
Head and Neck Surgery
Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
Heart Defect Repair
Heart Disease
Heart Surgery
Heart Tumors, Benign
Heart Valve Surgery
Impella Device
Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
Laparotomy
Lobectomy, Open
Lung Cancer
Lung Removal (Partial or Complete): Open, or Resection of Lung Tumor: Open
Lung Removal, Open
Lung Surgery
Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
Maze Procedure
Median Arcuate Ligament Syndrome (MALS)
Mitral Valve Disease
Mitral Valve Regurgitation
Mitral Valve Stenosis
Mitral Valve Surgery
Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
Pericardial Disease
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
Peripheral Arterial Disease of Extremities
Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
Peripheral Artery Bypass
Peripheral Artery Catheterization
Peripheral Nerve Disorders
Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
Port Placements or Replacements
Pulmonary Disease
Pulmonary Embolism
Pulmonary Valve Disease
Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
Resection of Cardiac Tumor
Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
Secondary Hypertension
Segmentectomy, Open
Septal Defect
Thoracentesis
Thoracic Disorders
Thoracic Surgical Procedure
Thoracoabdominal Aortic Aneurysm
Thoracoscopic Wedge Resection
Thromboendarterectomy or Excision of Infected Graft
Thrombosis
Tracheal Surgery
Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
Tricuspid Valve Surgery
Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)
Varicose Veins
Vascular Disease
Vascular Duplex Ultrasonography and Plethysmography
Vascular Surgical Procedure
Venous Compression
Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy

About Me

Care Philosophy

As a cardio-thoracic and vascular surgeon,

Specialties

  • Cardiac Surgery
  • Peripheral Vascular Surgery
  • Thoracic Surgery

Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery
  • Thoracic Surgery

Education

  • 2000
    New York University Medical Center-Tisch Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital
    2000
  • 1998
    New York University Medical Center-Tisch Hospital
    Residency Hospital
    1998
  • 1993
    New York Univ Med Ctr
    Internship Hospital
    1993
  • 1992
    St John's Medical College
    Medical School
    1992
  • 1986
    St. Josephs College
    Undergraduate School
    1986

Awards

Dr. Alexander's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Alexander

4.8

Based on 29 reviews

5 Stars
89.65517241379311%
(26)
4 Stars
6.896551724137931%
(2)
3 Stars
0%
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2 Stars
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(0)
1 Star
3.4482758620689653%
(1)

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Great surgeon! Had triple bypass. He had me home in four days. Being with my young children and wife really helped me recover. Definetly would recommend the man who saved my life.
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I had great care. The doctors and staff were outstanding!
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Best experience with these surgeons. Great caring doctors and staff.
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Thank you. The doctors are great. Jen was wonderful.
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He is excellent!
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Humana
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Medicare
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MultiPlan
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