Richard Alexander, MD

Richard Alexander, MD

Cardiothoracic Surgeon, Vascular Surgeon

Location

Personal Statement

Dr. Alexander received his undergraduate degree from Syracuse University in 1969 and his Masters Degree and Medical Degree from the University of New York Upstate in 1976. He completed his internship and residency in general surgery at The University of Texas Medical Branch in 1981 and completed his thoracic surgery residency at Sate University of New York Upstate in 1983. Dr. Alexander is board certified in general surgery and thoracic surgery. He has practiced cardiovascular surgery with Memorial Hermann Southwest Texas Surgical Associates since 1983. Dr. Alexander served as chief of staff at Memorial Hermann Southwest Hospital from 1998 to 2000 and continues to serve on their Board of Directors.

Dr. Alexander’s specialties and interests include coronary bypass surgery, aortic and mitral valve surgery, carotid artery surgery, abdominal aneurysm surgery, enovascular harvesting of the leg vein for coronary surgery and surgery of the lung and esophagus.

Gender

Male

Languages

  • English

Insurance Plans

  • AARP - Medicare Advantage POS
  • AARP - Medicare CompletePlus (HMO)
  • Accountable/Interplan - PPO
  • Aetna - EPO
  • Aetna - HMO
  • Aetna - Indemnity
  • Aetna - Managed Choice
  • Aetna - POS
  • Aetna - PPO
  • Aetna - TRS
  • Aetna - Workers' Compensation Access
  • Aetna Whole Health
  • BC/BS - Blue Cross / Blue Shield
  • BC/BS - HMO
  • BC/BS - PPO
  • BC/BS - Traditional Indemnity
  • BC/BS Medicare
  • Cigna - EPO
  • Cigna - Fundamental Care (PPO)
  • Cigna - HMO
  • Cigna - HMO Open Access
  • Cigna - Indemnity
  • Cigna - POS
  • Cigna - POS Open Access
  • Cigna - PPO
  • Cigna - PPO Starbridge
  • Cigna - Shared Administration (PPO)
  • Community Health Choice
  • Employers Health Network - PPO
  • HealthSmart - HMO
  • HealthSmart - PPO
  • Humana - ChoiceCare PPO
  • Humana - Gold Choice PFFS
  • Humana - HMO
  • Humana - Medicare Replacement PPO
  • Humana - National POS
  • Humana - PPO
  • Humana - Preferred PPO
  • Medicare
  • Memorial Hermann Choice - MH Choice
  • Memorial Hermann Elect - MH Elect
  • Memorial Hermann Employees - MH Employees
  • Memorial Hermann Select - MH Select
  • MHealth - EDGE
  • MHealth - MHHS Freedom of Choice
  • MultiPlan - PHCS
  • Provider Select - PPO
  • Self Pay (No Insurance)
  • Texas True Choice - PPO
  • Traditional Medicaid
  • Tricare - Prime
  • Tricare - Standard
  • Unicare - PPO
  • United Healthcare
  • United Healthcare - Choice HMO
  • United Healthcare - Choice Plus HMO
  • United Healthcare - EPO
  • United Healthcare - HMO
  • United Healthcare - Indemnity
  • United Healthcare - Options PPO
  • United Healthcare - POS
  • United Healthcare - PPO
  • United Healthcare - Select Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Select POS
  • WellCare - Insurance Plans

Medical School

University of New York Upstate (1976)
please call (713) 776-3402