About Dr. John H Alexander MD

Dr. John H Alexander, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Dallas, TX, with another office in Dallas, TX. His specialties include Pain Medicine, Anesthesiology, Surgical Oncology and Bariatric Medicine. He speaks English.

Rating Overview

40 Ratings with 15 Comments

The overall average patient rating of Dr. John H Alexander is Good. Dr. John H Alexander has been rated by 40 patients. From those 40 patients 15 of those left a comment along with their rating. The overall rating for Dr. John H Alexander is 3.1 of 5.0 stars.

Locations

Dr. John H Alexander has 2 locations

get directions JOHN HASHIMY ALEXANDER MD
11970 N Central Expy Ste 600
Dallas, TX 75243
get directions JOHN HASHIMY ALEXANDER MD
8 Medical Pkwy Ste 310
Dallas, TX 75234

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Specialties

Dr. John H Alexander has the following 4 specialties

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    Dr. John H Alexander has the following 1 expertise

  • Weight Loss Surgery (Bariatric Surgery)

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Unethical

Friends, chances are if you are seeking revision surgery from Dr. Alexander you've been told you have a jejunal divertculum. This seems to be the diagnosis of choice. Every revision patient I have met since my ordeal had the same diagnosis, which is supposedly extremely rare. Before you use Dr. A I urge you to please do your homework. I thought I had, but after having issues after surgery I dug deeper and found warring signs that I missed. I was desperate for help and he told me everything I wanted to hear. He claimed to know exactly what was wrong with me, and promised me when he was done I would have the "Rolls Royce" of bariatric surgeries. He promised a "virgin" pouch with a modified stoma to restrict intake and it would be better than my original surgery. (I lost 120 lbs on my original surgery and gained 10lbs since his surgery). I explained to Dr. A that I had tried to have a revision before but I had a lot of scar tissue because my original surgery in 2000 was an open procedure. He assured me that it was not problem and that this is what he does and he's the best at it. It was only months later after no weight loss and less restriction than I had before surgery that I found out he could not give me a virgin pouch as promised because of my scar tissue. He also said that he did not want me to have a restriction as that is a "deficit" and having a deficit is bad for weight loss which is why he stopped doing lap bands. Meaning, his whole story changed. He further went on to say that my procedure was still perfect and he refused to do any follow up tests (EGD, MRI, etc.) to see what might be wrong. His solution was for me to eat more soup. The outcome of my surgery was only the main issue with using Dr. A, but there were more: * Cost thousands more than what I was promised the out of pocket would be. * There were insurance shenanigans between him and Dr. Stephen which had to be investigated by my insurance company. * At one point he even denied he did my surgery despite the medical records I was finally able to obtain. * When I told him I was going to tell my story here and other online rating media if he did not fix my surgery or refund my money, he had his lawyer write me a letter threatening to sue me. Do yourself a favor and find another doctor.

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STAY AWAY FROM THIS BUTCHER

Keep clear of his office and his hospital if you want to stay healthy!!!

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STAY AWAY FROM THIS DR AND HIS HOSPITAL-FIRST BAPTIST MEDICAL CENTER

This doctor and his staff are nothing but liars. From the receptionists to the insurance handlers. Nurses and doctor included. He supposedly did my surgery over 5 months ago. Im still vomiting on a daily basis, still cant eat solids and have lost over 50 lbs. I look HORRIBLE!! I ended up with a staff infection while I was in the hospital. But, they paid it no mind. Got sent home and right back in the ER and hospitalized for another week. I was given overdose of medications......too much to list. But with whatvibe given you, you need to turn back and seek another doctor. They do lie about the insurance. Talk with your insurance company BEFORE allowing any doctor to touch you. You could end up with a $240,000 unpaid medical bill like me.

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One Star

Beware you will end up paying more money then quoted. I was asked for a bunch of money up front and now it's never ending. Was told dr was in network w my insurance company turned out he's not nor anyone he uses. Dr was friendly and knowledgeable his billing sept sucks and can't get their stories straight!!

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Unsanitary, terrible surgeon

Most unsanitary, untimely, uncaring Dr. I've ever been around. Has not a care in the world about you- you see him once and never again. 2+ hr wait for appts. Terrible- I wouldn't trust him to remove a mole.

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More about Dr. John H Alexander

Dr. Alexander is a developer and pioneer in the field of obesity surgery and has performed successful bariatric surgeries since 1991. He specializes in advanced laparoscopic revision of bariatric surgery for patients who are not happy with the results of previous bariatric surgery. http://www.drjohnalexander.com/index.html

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