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About Dr. Alexander C Flower

Dr. Alexander C Flower, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Des Moines, IA, with another office in Saint Paul, MN. He has 38 years of experience. His specialties include Critical Care Medicine and Internal Medicine. He speaks English.

Rating Overview

11 Ratings with 3 Comments

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Alexander C Flower is Good. Dr. Alexander C Flower has been rated by 11 patients. From those 11 patients 3 of those left a comment along with their rating. The overall rating for Dr. Alexander C Flower is 3.1 of 5.0 stars.

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Primary Address

Oncology Center Of Iowa

95 University Ave
Des Moines, IA 50314
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United Hospital

333 Smith Ave N
Saint Paul, MN 55102
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Dr. Alexander C Flower has the following 2 specialties

  • Critical Care Medicine

    Also sometimes referred to as intensivists, critical care specialists are physicians with specialized training in the diagnosis and management of life-threatening conditions. Some of these conditions affect vital organs like the heart and lungs, those that make breathing difficult or impossible, and those that affect entire organ systems, like the renal system.
    Critical care specialists are typically found in a hospital's intensive care unit where they monitor patients with life-threatening conditions and make determinations as to the best course of treatment.

  • Internal Medicine

    An internist is a physician who focuses on the diagnosis and treatment of conditions that affect the adult population—both acute and chronic.
    These doctors are often who adults see as their primary physicians because they treat a broad range of illnesses that do not require surgical or specialist interventions. They also work to help a patient maintain optimal health in order to prevent the onset of disease.
    In addition to treating the common cold and flu, internists also treat chronic diseases like diabetes and heart disease.

Board Certifications

Dr. Alexander C Flower is Board Certified in 2 specialties

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Five Stars

Very knowledgeable physician. Friendly, considerate, and spent over an hour answering my questions. 10/10.

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Dr. Death

When my husband was in critical care & I asked him to explain to me why he needed a trach he was very rude, arrogant, & cruel. He told me that if he wanted to do a trach he could preform it in my husband's bed & there was nothing I could do about it. I fired him..

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People Skills & Compassion Lacking

My Dad was in critical care for Emphysema on life support in 2009. Dr. Flower was very rude to him when he announced "Your lungs are shot!" in a loud voice. "They're no good!" He was also short, arrogant & impatient with our family while end-of-life decisions were having to be made.

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  • Education

    38 Years Experience

  • University Of Belgrade

    Graduated in 1980

  • St Barnabas Hospital


  • Accepted Insurance

    Dr. Alexander C Flower accepts the following insurance providers.

  • Aetna
    • Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
  • BCBS Blue Card
    • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Illinois
  • Coventry Health Care
    • Coventry IA PPO
  • First Health
    • First Health PPO
  • Multiplan
    • Multiplan PPO
    • PHCS PPO
  • United Healthcare
    • UHC Choice Plus POS
    • UHC Navigate HMO
    • UHC Navigate POS
    • UHC Options PPO
  • Wellmark
    • Wellmark Alliance Select

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