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35 years of experience
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License & Identifications

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Patient Reviews

3.5
  • Currently 3.5 of 4 stars
(34)
Patient comments (12)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Alexander Swistel, Surgeon is Excellent. Dr. Swistel has been reviewed by 34 patients who have provided 12 comments. The rating is 3.5 out of 4 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 3.1
  • Currently 3.08 of 4 stars
Promptness 3.3
  • Currently 3.2631578947368 of 4 stars
Courteous Staff 3.4
  • Currently 3.36 of 4 stars
Accurate Diagnosis 3.7
  • Currently 3.68 of 4 stars
Bedside Manner 3.5
  • Currently 3.52 of 4 stars
Spends Time with Me 3.5
  • Currently 3.48 of 4 stars
Follows Up After Visit 3.4
  • Currently 3.3913043478261 of 4 stars

Specialties & Research

Dr. Alexander Swistel, MD is board certified in Surgery.

  • He has special expertise in 4 areas:
  • Breast Cancer
  • Breast Diseases
  • Minimally Invasive Surgical Procedures
  • Sentinel Lymph Node Biopsy

Education & Awards

Dr. Swistel graduated from Brown University, Providence. He has 5 awards.

Awards  
Castle Connolly America's Top Doctors® (2008, 2010 - 2014)
Castle Connolly America's Top Doctors® for Cancer (2007, 2009 - 2012, 2014)
Castle Connolly Top Doctors: New York Metro Area™ (1998 - 2008, 2010 - 2014)
Patients' Choice Award (2008 - 2010, 2012 - 2014)
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2009, 2013)

Affiliations

Dr. Swistel has 8 hospital affiliations:

  • NewYork-Presbyterian / Weill Cornell 
  • St Luke's Roosevelt Hospital 

Languages

  • Spanish
  • French
  • Ukrainian
  • Russian
  • English

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Additional Information
Dr. Alexander Julian Swistel MD is a male Surgeon, has 35 years of experience and practices in Surgery.
Where does Dr. Alexander J. Swistel practice?
Dr. Alexander Swistel has 3 office locations.
Dr. Alexander Swistel practices Surgery near New York, NY.
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