Dr. Randall D. Alexander, MD

Dr. Randall D. Alexander, MD

Orthopedic Hand Surgery | Male | 45 years old

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4.8
based on 105 total surveys (15 with reviews)
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in Grayson, GA |
Dr. Alexander operated on my right index finger. I found him to be a knowledgeable, caring, and highly effective surgeon. I highly recommend him without reservation.
in Druid Hills, GA |
Dr. Alexander worked on my chronic elbow tendonosis. We slowly worked on solutions including PT, stem cell injection and ultimately surgery. Four months past surgery and I'm back to the gym and doing most activities.
in Atlanta, |
Dr. Alexander performed arthroscopic surgery on my right shoulder. Prior to the surgery I was in constant pain, four months later I was nearly pain free. All aspects of the treatment, from the initial exam through the completion of physical therapy, were professional, well coordinated, caring and efficient. Dr. Alexander always was concerned with my well-being, and communicated all phases of the treatment very effectively. He is passionate about his work, and very skilled and effective.
in Chatsworth, GA |
Dr. Alexander is a wonderful surgeon, and really takes time to listen and explain things to his patient. I highly recommend him, and will use him again for any hand and elbow issues.
in Atlanta, GA |
Dr. Alexander will be my permanent doctor for any future hand & elbow issues. Couldn't of asked for a better physician as a whole.
in Marietta, GA |
Very positive. Concerned about my problem and clear as to the course of action he recommended we follow to address it.
in Atlanta GA |
Friendly and thorough
in Marietta, GA |
He has performed Dupuytren's Contracture surgery twice - once on each hand and involving both the palm and multiple fingers. His surgical skill is excellent and there have been no re-occurrences or complications. And the physical therapy staff is excellent in returning the hand to normal function.
in Acworth, GA |
Dr. Alexander took great care of me and resolved my wrist issue after 2 other doctors couldn't. Thank you Dr. Alexander!
in Dallas, GA |
Dr. Alexander was very thorough and made certain I understood everything regarding my procedure. His facility and staff are all top notch. If you need hand, arm, shoulder treatment, they are great folks!
in Rome, GA |
Outstanding surgeon!!! Dr. Alexander has treated two of my family members. Both sustained significant injuries to their hands. My son-in-law lost 4 fingers in an accident. Dr. Alexander was able to reattach all of them. My son-in-law has full use of that hand today. Our story is nothing short of a miracle. We are so thankful for Dr. Alexander and Dr. Seiler!!
in Atlanta, GA |
Dr. Alexander is EXCEPTIONAL!!!!!
in Villa Rica, GA |
Dr. Alexander was recommended to me by the therapy department at Piedmont Hospital. He operated on me in September, 2015 to repair a torn bicep muscle and rotator cuff. The procedure went smoothly and now in mid-February, 2016 I have been released from further physical rehab therapy after five months of satisfactory and even enjoyable twice-a-week visits to the Accel Physical Therapy center in the Mirror Lake shopping center, Villa Rica, Georgia as fully recovered.
in Jasper, GA |
Unlike most busy doctors, Dr Alexander was extremely caring and attentive to any issues I had after surgery. I am very pleased with the outcome of surgery for complete rotator cuff and bicep tears. The group also has their own PT department which is nice because all they work on is arms. I would not go anywhere else having been treated by this most excellent doctor !!!
Marietta, GA |
I began seeing Dr Alexander for a rotator cuff injury, after my previous doctor stopped taking my insurance just as surgery was being scheduled. Dr Alexander picked up the case, and quickly and efficiently took care of the shoulder. He is pleasant, clear, and down to earth. The only improvement that I could suggest, would be physical or virtual anatomy models to explain the problem and what was done during surgery.
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Dr. Alexander says...

"Your arm function is important to me. I am passionate about restoring your function so you can return to your life."

Having trained with renowned experts in New York, Dallas, and Europe, Dr. Alexander is adept at treating the full spectrum of arm conditions in adults and children. He specializes in sports medicine, shoulder arthroscopy, and minimally invasive surgical techniques.

He completed fellowships in shoulder, elbow, and hand surgery at Roosevelt Hospital in New York City and at Texas Scottish Rite Hospital in Dallas, TX. In addition, he traveled abroad to learn from renowned experts in the field of shoulder and arm surgery. This included time with Dr. Christian Gerber in Zurich, Switzerland; Dr. Gilles Walch in Lyon, France; and Dr. Marc Garcia-Elias in Barcelona, Spain. 

His medical degree is from Louisiana State University in New Orleans and his orthopedic surgery residency was completed at the University of South Carolina. He is board certified in orthopedic surgery and he has a certificate of added qualification in hand surgery.

A leader among his peers, Dr. Alexander was the program chair for the Georgia Society for Surgery of the Hand for eight years while holding the presidency in 2012. He remains actively involved in professional organizations on a local, state, and national level. He is a Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery at Emory University where he has held a faculty appointment since 2002. 

He and his wife enjoy sharing their passion for sports and creative arts with their three children. In addition, he enjoys being on the sidelines at local high school and youth sporting events. 

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Dr. Alexander's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  •  Specializes in Orthopedic Hand Surgery
  •  Board certified in Hand Surgery and Orthopedic Surgery
  •  No malpractice claims found
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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  • Hand Surgery
  • Orthopedic Surgery

Conditions Treated

  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Complex Fractures
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Disorders
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Glenoid Labrum Tear
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Hand Pain
  • Joint Pain
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Limb Pain
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Pediatric Fractures
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Pseudoarthrosis
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rotator Cuff Injuries
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Scaphoid Fractures
  • Scapular Fracture
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Injuries
  • Shoulder Instability
  • Shoulder Muscle Strain
  • Shoulder Pain
  • Shoulder Sprain
  • Shoulder Tendinitis
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Simple Fractures
  • Sports Injuries
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Subacromial Bursitis
  • Tennis Elbow (Lateral Epicondylitis)
  • Trigger Finger
  • Upper Extremity Fracture
  • Wrist Disorders

Education

  • Medical School
    Louisiana State Univ School Of Medicine In New Orleans

    Graduated in 1995

  • Internship Hospital
    Palmetto Richland Meml Hosp

    Completed in 1996

  • Residency Hospital
    Palmetto Richland Memorial Hospital

    Completed in 2000

  • Fellowship Hospital
    St. Lukes/Roosevelt Hospital

    Completed in 2002

  • Undergraduate School
    Louisiana State University

    Graduated in 1991

  • Other Education
    Christian Gerber, MD, University Of Zurich, Balgrist Hospital, Zurich, Switzerland

    Completed in 2000

    Gilles Walch, MD, Clinique Ste Anne Lumiere, Lyon, Spain

    Completed in 2000

    Marc Garcia-Elias, MD, Institut Kaplan, Barcelona, Spain

    Completed in 2000

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

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Specialties

  • Orthopedic Hand Surgery
  • Orthopedic Surgery

Procedures Performed

  • Arthroscopic Labrum Repair
  • Arthroscopic Rotator Cuff Repair
  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Reconstruction
  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Repair
  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Wrist Surgery
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • De Quervain's Release
  • Elbow Arthroscopy
  • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Elbow Ligament Reconstruction
  • Elbow Reconstruction
  • Elbow Replacement
  • Elbow Surgery
  • Fracture Care
  • Fracture Open Reduction and Internal Fixation (ORIF)
  • Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment
  • Glenoid Labrum Repair
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hand or Wrist Tendon Transfer
  • Joint Replacement Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Rotator Cuff Repair
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Neuroplasty
  • Rotator Cuff Surgery
  • Shoulder Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Reconstruction
  • Shoulder Replacement
  • Shoulder Stabilizations
  • Shoulder Surgery
  • Simple Fracture Care and Casting
  • Steroid Injection
  • Trigger Finger Release
  • Trigger Point Injection

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