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Dr. Alexander Julian Swistel MD is a male Surgeon, has 35 years of experience and practices in Surgery and Surgical Oncology.
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Dr. Alexander Swistel has 3 office locations.
Upper East Side
Cornell University
425 E 61st St
New York, NY 10065

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Locations and availability (3)
License & Identifications

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Patient Reviews

3.5
  • Currently 3.5 of 4 stars
(31)
Patient comments (11)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Alexander Swistel, Surgeon is Excellent. Dr. Swistel has been reviewed by 31 patients who have provided 11 comments. The rating is 3.5 out of 4 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 3.1
  • Currently 3.0833333333333 of 4 stars
Promptness 3.2
  • Currently 3.2222222222222 of 4 stars
Courteous Staff 3.3
  • Currently 3.3333333333333 of 4 stars
Accurate Diagnosis 3.7
  • Currently 3.6666666666667 of 4 stars
Bedside Manner 3.5
  • Currently 3.5 of 4 stars
Spends Time with Me 3.5
  • Currently 3.4583333333333 of 4 stars
Follows Up After Visit 3.4
  • Currently 3.3636363636364 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 - 2013)
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2009, 2013)

Affiliations

Dr. Swistel has 8 hospital affiliations:

  • NewYork-Presbyterian / Weill Cornell 
  • Beth Israel Medical Center - Kings Highway Division 

Accepted Insurance Plans

Dr. Swistel accepts these health insurances in at least one office:

  • Unicare - 2 plans
  • The Empire Plan (UHC) - 1 plan
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield - 13 plans
  • Affinity Health Plan - 5 plans
  • AMERIGROUP - 4 plans

Languages

  • French
  • Russian
  • Spanish
  • Ukrainian


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Where does Dr. Alexander J. Swistel practice?
Dr. Alexander Swistel practices Surgery and Surgical Oncology near New York, NY.
See New York Surgeons and New York Oncologists.