Dr. Thomas Alexander, MD

Dr. Thomas Alexander, MD

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54 y/o
(16)

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Dr. Thomas Alexander, MD is a cardiology doctor who practices in Corpus Christi, TX. He is 54 years old and has been practicing for 31 years.

Corpus Christi Heart Clinic

1202 3rd St

Corpus Christi, TX 78404
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Accepted insurance

  • 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

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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

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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*
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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 Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney 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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Procedures

  • Aortic Valve Surgery
  • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
  • Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Cardiac Imaging
  • Cardiac MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) of Heart or Chest
  • Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
  • Cardiovascular Stress Test
  • Cardioversion, Elective
  • Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
  • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
  • Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
  • Mitral Valve Surgery
  • Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
  • Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Thoracentesis
  • Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR)
  • Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)
  • Vascular Duplex Ultrasonography and Plethysmography

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

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Alexander to family and friends
4.2
based on 16 total reviews (6 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (16)

  • 5
    (12)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (3)

Dr. Alexander's Performance

Trustworthiness
EXCELLENT
Explains condition(s) well
VERY GOOD
Answers Questions
EXCELLENT
Time well spent
VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
VERY GOOD
Office environment
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
EXCELLENT
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (6)

in Port Aransas, TX |
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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Skidmore, TX |
He is a very good cardiologist. Caring and always thorough. Attentive.
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in Corpus Christi, TX |
On my first visit 7/17/17 he didn't believe that I have a vascular disease. He was rude. I signed 2 medical release forms from Houston Tx., because I now live here in corpus. I was referred to him, for being the best cardiologist in corpus. I am 50 years old and my diagnosis is Periferal Arterial...more
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in Corpus Christi Texas |
He saved my life. Words cannot express how grateful I will always be.
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Corpus Christi, TX |
Kind, punctual, knowledgeable & skilled. Excellent communicator. All questions answered. Calls returned promptly. His carefully placed stents kept my husband from having a heart attack, & I am thankful every day. Dr. Thomas Alexander is someone I recommend to friends & family without reservation.
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Alexander accepts 8 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Ambetter
    Superior Health Plan
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
    Blue Advantage HMO
    Blue Choice
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO

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Hospitals where Dr. Alexander has admitting privileges

Corpus Christi Medical Center - Bay Area
7101 S. Padre Island Dr
Corpus Christi, TX 78412
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Corpus Christi Medical Center - Doctors Regional
3315 S Alameda St
Corpus Christi, TX 78411
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CHRISTUS Spohn Hospital Corpus Christi - Memorial
2606 Hospital Blvd
Corpus Christi, TX 78405
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