HomePhysiciansKarina Alexander, DO

Karina Alexander, DO

Philosophy of Care

I believe that the patient-physician relationship begins with trust and understanding the patient's expectations and goals. I strive to deliver patient-centered care with treatment plans that are individualized to each patient and to deliver care that is compassionate, while attaining the best possible outcome.

  • General

    SPECIALTIES

    • Plastic Surgery


    PATIENTS SEEN
    Accepts both children and adults


    LANGUAGES

    • English
    • Spanish


    MEDICAL INTERESTS
    Aesthetic surgery of the face and body, Body contouring, Breast cancer reconstruction, General reconstruction


    PERSONAL INTERESTS
    I enjoy cooking, reading and traveling.


  • Education

    EDUCATION
    School Nova Southeastern University College of Osteopathic Medicine
    Graduation Date 05/2009
    Degree DO

    RESIDENCY
    School Maimonides Medical Center
    Title General Surgery Resident

    FELLOWSHIPS
    School University of Illinois at Chicago
    Specialty Plastic Surgery

  • Memberships

    • American Osteopathic Association
    • American Society of Plastic Surgeons
    • Illinois Society of Plastic Surgeons
  • Awards and Accolades

    Name Young Investigator Award - American Association of Maxillofacial Surgeons
    Date 10/2012

  • Media/Published Articles

    • “Reduction of suture associated inflammation after 28 days using novel biocompatible pseudoprotein poly(ester amide) biomaterials”. J Biomed Mater Res B Appl Biomater. 2014 Jun 11. doi: 10.1002/jbm.b.33211.
  • Research & Clinical Trials

    RESEARCH

    • Wound healing, tissue engineering


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