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Dr. Richard Alexander, MD

Heart Surgeon

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Physician Biography

Dr. Richard Alexander received his undergraduate degree from Syracuse University and earned his master’s degree and medical degree from the State University of New York Upstate Medical University in Syracuse. He completed his internship and residency in general surgery at the University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston and thoracic surgery residency at State University of New York Upstate.

Board certified in general surgery and thoracic surgery, Dr. Alexander has special clinical interest in coronary bypass surgery, aortic and mitral valve surgery, aortic aneurysm surgery, carotid artery surgery, abdominal aneurysm surgery, endovascular aortic aneurysm repair, endovascular harvesting of the leg vein for coronary surgery and surgery of the lung and esophagus. He has extensive experience in the latest emerging technologies.

Dr. Alexander has served as chief of staff at Memorial Hermann Southwest Hospital. He and his wife, hand surgeon Charlotte Alexander, M.D., have traveled abroad on numerous medical missions, operating on patients and teaching physicians.


      Videos of Dr. Alexander

      Coronary Artery Disease (CAD) Online Presentation
      Memorial Hermann Heart & Vascular Institute-Southwest affiliated heart surgeon Dr. Richard Alexander discusses the warning signs, symptoms and treatments for coronary artery disease.

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