Dr. Richmond Alexander, MD

Pulmonary Disease •  Male • Age 65
  
Dr. Alexander
Telehealth services available

Anderson Physician Alliance

2024 15th St Fl 2 Meridian, MS 39301

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Dr. Richmond Alexander, MD is a Pulmonologist in Meridian, MS and has over 40 years of experience in the medical field. Dr. Alexander has more experience with Obstructive Lung Disease, Sleep-disordered Breathing, and Interstitial Lung Disease than other specialists in his area. He graduated from University of Mississippi School of Medicine medical school in 1980. He is affiliated with medical facilities Anderson Regional Medical Center and Neshoba County General Hospital. He is not accepting new patients and has indicated that he accepts telehealth appointments. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Alexander to book an appointment.


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Biography

Dr. Richmond Alexander, MD is a Pulmonologist in Meridian, MS and has over 40 years of experience in the medical field. Dr. Alexander has more experience with Obstructive Lung Disease, Sleep-disordered Breathing, and Interstitial Lung Disease than o...

Specialties

  • Pulmonary Disease

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
  • Pulmonary Disease

Education

1985
U Ark
Fellowship Hospital
1983
Baylor Coll Med
Residency Hospital
1981
Baylor Coll Med
Internship Hospital
1980
University of Mississippi School of Medicine
Medical School

Awards

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(601) 553-2000

Dr. Alexander accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Choice Plus POS II
Anthem
National (BlueCard) PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
Dental Blue 100/200/300
CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
HealthyBlue 2.0
HealthyBlue Advantage
Cigna
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Humana
Choice Care PPO

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Practice Areas

Obstructive Lung Disease

Obstructive lung disease specialists diagnose and treat conditions including COPD, emphysema, asthma and cystic fibrosis that cause blockages or narrowing in the airways of the lungs, making breathing difficult.

Typically treats 90% more than their peers

Based on claims data for 4 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Alexander treats COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease) more than 100% of their peers

Dr. Alexander treats this condition more than 100% of their peers

Pulmonary Function Test
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Alexander performs Pulmonary Function Test more than 97% of their peers

Dr. Alexander performs this procedure more than 97% of their peers

Asthma
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Alexander treats Asthma more than 97% of their peers

Dr. Alexander treats this condition more than 97% of their peers

Sleep-disordered Breathing

Sleep-disordered breathing specialists diagnose and treat conditions, such as snoring or obstructive sleep apnea, in which breathing is interrupted during sleep, resulting in symptoms of fatigue, irritability and high blood pressure.

Typically treats 95% more than their peers

Based on claims data for 1 condition or procedure

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Sleep Apnea
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Alexander treats Sleep Apnea more than 95% of their peers

Dr. Alexander treats this condition more than 95% of their peers

Sleep Disorders
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Alexander treats Sleep Disorders more than 95% of their peers

Dr. Alexander treats this condition more than 95% of their peers

Interstitial Lung Disease

Interstitial lung disease specialists diagnose and treat a range of conditions that cause scarring of lung tissue due to autoimmune disease or environment exposure to harmful materials.

Typically treats 82% more than their peers

Based on claims data for 4 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Alexander treats COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease) more than 100% of their peers

Dr. Alexander treats this condition more than 100% of their peers

Pulmonary Function Test
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Alexander performs Pulmonary Function Test more than 97% of their peers

Dr. Alexander performs this procedure more than 97% of their peers

Bronchiectasis
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Alexander treats Bronchiectasis more than 79% of their peers

Dr. Alexander treats this condition more than 79% of their peers

Respiratory-tract Conditions

Immunologists diagnose and treat conditions such as pneumonia, bronchitis, and COPD that affect the respiratory system, including the nasal passages, bronchi and lungs.

Typically treats 69% more than their peers

Based on claims data for 12 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Shortness of Breath
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Alexander treats Shortness of Breath more than 98% of their peers

Dr. Alexander treats this condition more than 98% of their peers

Asthma
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Alexander treats Asthma more than 97% of their peers

Dr. Alexander treats this condition more than 97% of their peers

Pneumonia
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Alexander treats Pneumonia more than 96% of their peers

Dr. Alexander treats this condition more than 96% of their peers

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Dr. Alexander's conditions and procedures:

  • Abscess
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Acidosis
  • Acute Bronchitis
  • Acute Lower Respiratory Infection
  • Acute Pharyngitis
  • Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
  • Alkalosis
  • Arterial Blood Gas Test (ABG)
  • Asbestosis
  • Asthma
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Blastomycosis
  • Bronchiectasis
  • Bronchiolitis
  • Bronchitis
  • Bronchoscopy
  • Bronchospasm
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
  • Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP)
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Cough
  • Cryptococcosis
  • Emphysema
  • Empyema
  • Fungal Infections
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Influenza (Flu)
  • Interstitial Lung Disease
  • Low Blood Oxygen Level
  • Lung Abscess
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Lung Nodule
  • Metastatic Respiratory System Cancer
  • Mycobacterial Lung Infection
  • Partial Lung Collapse
  • Pleural Effusion
  • Pneumoconiosis and Pneumonopathy
  • Pneumonia
  • Pneumonitis (Due to Solids or Liquids)
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Pulmonary Function Test
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Insufficiency
  • Respiratory Failure
  • Respiratory Management
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Shortness of Breath
  • Sinusitis
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Smoking Cessation Counseling
  • Systemic Sclerosis
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thrombosis
  • Tuberculosis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Wheezing

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Anderson Physician Alliance2024 15th St Fl 2 Meridian, MS 39301
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