Dr. Thomas Alexander, MD

Dr. Thomas Alexander, MD

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54 y/o
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Dr. Thomas Alexander, MD is a cardiology specialist in Corpus Christi, TX and has been practicing for 24 years. He specializes in cardiology and interventional cardiology.Read his story

Corpus Christi Heart Clinic

1202 3rd St

Corpus Christi, TX 78404
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Ambetter
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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

Chest Pain
very high
more than 99% of peers
Vascular Disease
very high
more than 99% of peers
Heart Disease
very high
more than 99% of peers

Dr. Alexander'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.

Dr. Alexander's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Alexander "Dr. Thomas Alexander has been practicing in Corpus Christi for over 20 years. During this time he has received multiple best teacher awards at the Corpus Christi Medical Center Residency Program. In addition to serving on multiple committees, including the hospital system for quality improvement, Dr. Alexander is active with the local American Heart Association and numerous other volunteer organizations. He is currently the Program Director for the Cardiology Fellowship Program at Corpus Christi Medical Center. In addition to preventive cardiology, Dr. Alexander also specializes in TAVR, endovascular aortic repair and PAD treatment."

2  Specialties

  • Cardiology
  • Interventional Cardiology

2  Board Certifications

  • Cardiovascular Disease
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Interventional Cardiology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

47  Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Chest Pain
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Endocarditis
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Murmur
  • Heart Palpitations
  • Heart Tumors, Benign
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart Disease
  • Hypotension
  • Limb Swelling
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Secondary Hypertension
  • Syncope
  • Thrombosis
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Vascular Disease
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19  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Texas.

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

  • Kasturba Med Coll-Mysore U
    Medical School | Graduated 1987
  • U Tex SW Med Sch
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1990
  • Temple U
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1994
  • U Mo-Columbia Sch Med
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1993
  • U Tex SW Med Sch
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1991

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

4.3
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Alexander to family and friends
23 total reviews (10 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (23)

  • 5
    (18)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (3)

Dr. Alexander'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

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (10)

Great cardiologist who is very caring and talented
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Thank you for the kind words, Paul.

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Dr. Alexander was recommended by other area MDs to identify a circulation problem that showed up. He prescribed and reviewed tests, also reviewed long=term medications and advised changes. Improvement came rapidly and continues. I believe he is very knowledgeable and skilled in his profession,...more
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Thank you for your review of Thomas Alexander. We take pride in serving the Corpus Christi community and appreciate you taking the time to write such a kind review. We will be sure to pass it along to our staff.

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Dr. Alexander is a very thoughtful and caring doctor. He uses the latest treatments available for patients. Keep up the Great work! God Bless Dr. Alexander
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Thank you for the kind words, Bill Lathrop.

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Dr. Alexander was paged to see me while I was hospitalized. I was amazed how quickly he arrived. This is NOT a “cookie cutter” doctor. Dr. Alexander takes the time to explain every little detail of your condition. You don’t leave with any questions, and he makes sure that you understand what he...more
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Thank you for taking the time to share your story. We are committed to delivering the quality care patients deserve and are so happy to read about positive experiences. Thank you for sharing!

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Dr. Alexander diagnosed my heart blockage in 2013. He contacted a heart surgeon and I had a double bypass the same day I was diagnosed. After my surgery, follow up appointments and during my recent appointment last week he has been consistent in keeping my concerns and any change in my health a...more
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