Dr. Philip Alexander, MD

Cardiothoracic Surgery •  Male • Age 52
  
Dr. Alexander
Accepting new patients

Cardio Thoracic and Vascular Sgcl

500 N Wall St Ste 100 Kankakee, IL 60901

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(815) 933-4400

Dr. Philip Alexander, MD is a Cardiothoracic Surgery Specialist in Kankakee, IL. Dr. Alexander has more experience with Cardiac Surgery than other specialists in his area. He is affiliated with medical facilities Advocate Christ Hospital and Medical Center and Riverside Medical Center. He is accepting new patients. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Alexander to book an appointment.


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Frequently Treated by Dr. Alexander

Based on treatment records, we have identified the following as areas of care that Dr. Alexander treats more often than their peers. If you are unsure whether Dr. Alexander treats other conditions, please contact the office at (815) 933-4400.

Cardiac Surgery

Cardiac surgery, or heart surgery, is performed to treat issues related to the heart, including congenital defects or damage caused by other conditions, such as blocked arteries or arrhythmias.Compare with other Cardiac Surgery specialists.

Dr. Alexander typically treats 84% more often than similar doctors

Based on claims data for 4 conditions and procedures

Treatments
Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)
Aortic Valve Surgery
Heart Surgery
Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
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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
  • Removal or Revision of Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
  • 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
  • Venous Insufficiency
  • Ventricular Assist Device
  • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy

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Dr. Alexander accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Anthem
National (BlueCard) PPO
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Access Choice PPO
Blue Preferred HMO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
HealthyBlue 2.0
HealthyBlue Advantage
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
Open Access
Open Access Plus
Coventry Health Care
Coventry Health America PPO
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Humana
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Preferred PPO
Medicare
Special Needs Plan SNP
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
Priority Health
Priority PPO

Dr. Alexander's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Alexander

4.8

Based on 29 ratings

5 Stars
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4 Stars
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1 Star
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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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These surgeons did a great job. Speedy recovery.
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Schuyle381 in Kankakee, IL – Mar 25, 2016
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Fabulous surgeons.
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Morgan42 in Kankakee, IL – Mar 23, 2016
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Great experience. I am glad to have these surgeons take care of my carotids.
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Madison988 in Kankakee, IL – Mar 12, 2016
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The surgeons and the whole office and team were outstanding. Amazing procedure. Miraculous!
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Campbel95 in Kankakee, IL – Mar 04, 2016
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Wonderful surgeons. Great experience.
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Rylee3486 in Kankakee, IL – Mar 03, 2016
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Excellent experience with Dr ALEXANDER and Dr Applebaum. They saved my leg.
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Terry1095 in Kankakee, IL – Feb 21, 2016
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Wonderful experience. These guys are great.
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Jerry74136 in Kankakee, IL – Feb 18, 2016
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Great experience. terrific surgeons.
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Jordyn71 in Kankakee, IL – Feb 17, 2016
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Positive experience.
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Ralph20594 in Kankakee, IL – Jan 29, 2016
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Excellent experience!!
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Wright87 in Kankakee, IL – Jan 16, 2016
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I am thankful. Excellent surgery procedure.
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Maxine in Kankakee, IL – Dec 31, 2015
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About Me

Care Philosophy

As a cardio-thoracic and vascular surgeon,

Specialties

  • Cardiothoracic Surgery
  • Vascular Surgery

Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery
  • Thoracic Surgery

Education

New York University Medical Center-Tisch Hospital
Fellowship Hospital
New York University Medical Center-Tisch Hospital
Residency Hospital

Awards

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Locations

Cardio Thoracic and Vascular Sgcl

Cardio Thoracic and Vascular Sgcl500 N Wall St Ste 100 Kankakee, IL 60901
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Advocate Christ Hospital and Medical Center

Oak Lawn, IL

70% Patient experience rating, 1% higher than the national average

Riverside Medical Center

Kankakee, IL

75% Patient experience rating, 6% higher than the national average

  • Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2020)
  • America's 100 Best Hospitals Award™ (2019)
  • America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™ (2019, 2018)
  • Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2019, 2018)
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