Dr. Stephen Alex, MD

Dr. Stephen Alex, MD

Orthopedic Hand Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 54
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Dr. Stephen Alex, MD is an orthopedic hand surgery specialist in South Miami, FL. He graduated from University of California-San Francisco Medical Center in 1984 and specializes in orthopedic hand surgery, orthopedic surgery, and more.

6705 SW 57th Ave Ste 304

South Miami, FL 33143

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
  • CareOregon
  • CareSource
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • 18 More

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Alex performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
very high
more than 99% of peers
Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
very high
more than 99% of peers
Hand Fracture
very high
more than 99% of peers

Dr. Alex's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Care Philosophy

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3  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Hand Surgery
  • Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery
  • Orthopedic Surgery

2  Board Certifications

  • Hand Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*
  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*

59  Conditions Treated

  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Broken Neck
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Gout
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Hand Ligament Rupture
  • Hand Pain
  • Herniated Disc
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteopenia
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Pseudoarthrosis
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Trigger Finger
  • Wrist Fracture

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29  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Florida.

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

  • University of Rochester
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1982
  • University of California-San Francisco Medical Center
    Medical School | Graduated 1984
  • University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC)
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1989
  • University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1989
  • University Of Pittsburgh Mc-South Side
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1989

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Alex has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Alex's Reviews

4.7
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Alex to family and friends
28 total reviews (7 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (28)

  • 5
    (25)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (1)

Dr. Alex's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (7)

Dr Stephens was patient and thorough. Great bedside manor. Great experience
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It is my pleasure, as many other people have previously done, to very highly commend Dr. Alex as well as his P.A. Debbie, and the entire great office staff for the excellent quality of care that they all provide to their patients. Dr. Alex is an incredibly trustworthy and reliable professional who...more
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Dr. Alex was Fantastic. He diagnosed my pain in my hand immediately and provided a solution. Thank you for your time and your expertise.
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The experience with Dr. Alex has been excellent. He achieves a harmonious combination of his knowledge and experience with a great sense of humanity and sensitivity that gives the patient the assurance that everything will be well. The entire process of my surgery flowed successfully. It was a...more
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Ti have been a patient of Dr Alex for many years, he has performed surgery on both my hands, for which I have no problems. He is an outstanding phycisian with excellent bed manners, who explains clear the procedures to perform. I'm very satisfied with him and will return every time.
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