Dr. Philip Alexander, MD

Dr. Philip Alexander, MD

Cardiac Surgery  ·  
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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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Top Care Areas

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Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
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more than 81% of peers
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
normal
more than 76% of peers
Vascular Disease
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more than 74% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Alexander "As a cardio-thoracic and vascular surgeon,"

3  Specialties

  • Cardiac Surgery
  • Peripheral Vascular Surgery
  • Thoracic Surgery

3  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*
  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Thoracic Surgery*
  • Thoracic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Thoracic Surgery*

66  Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA)
  • 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 Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atherosclerosis
  • Atherosclerosis of Aorta
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cancer
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Coronary Artery Dissection
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Empyema
  • Endocarditis
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Tumors, Benign
  • Lung Cancer
  • Median Arcuate Ligament Syndrome (MALS)
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Peripheral Arterial Disease of Extremities
  • Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
  • Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
  • Secondary Hypertension
  • Septal Defect
  • Thoracic Disorders
  • Thoracoabdominal Aortic Aneurysm
  • Thrombosis
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
  • Varicose Veins
  • Vascular Disease
  • Venous Compression
  • Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
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55  Procedures

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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Illinois.

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

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

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Alexander has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Alexander's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Alexander

4.8

Based on 29 reviews

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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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Daniel Cullinane in Manhattan, IL – Jun 29, 2017
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I had great care. The doctors and staff were outstanding!
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Callie09 in Kankakee, IL – May 26, 2016
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Best experience with these surgeons. Great caring doctors and staff.
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Mel79990 in Kankakee, IL – Apr 13, 2016
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Thank you. The doctors are great. Jen was wonderful.
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Pat4453674 in Kankakee, IL – Mar 26, 2016
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He is excellent!
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Jessie88 in Kankakee, IL – Mar 26, 2016
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