Dr. Karen P Alexander MD Cardiologist

Dr. Karen Alexander is a cardiologist in Durham, North Carolina. She is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Duke University Hospital and Durham Veterans Affairs Medical Center. She received her medical degree from Duke University School of Medicine and has been in practice for 18 years. Dr. Alexander accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. She is one of 219 doctors at Duke University Hospital and one of 43 at Durham Veterans Affairs Medical Center who specialize in Cardiovascular Disease.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Cardiologist: General Cardiology

Hospital Affiliation

Duke University Hospital
Ranked #6 in Cardiology & Heart Surgery

Durham Veterans Affairs Medical Center

Education & Medical Training

Brigham and Women's Hospital
Residency, Internal Medicine, 1992 - 1995

Duke University Hospital
Fellowship, Cardiovascular Disease, 1995 - 1998

Duke University School of Medicine
Class of 1992

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified in Cardiovascular Disease

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified in Internal Medicine

NC State Medical License

Publications & Presentations

Frailty Assessment in the Cardiovascular Care of Older Adults.
Afilalo, J.,Alexander, K. P.,Mack, M. J.,Maurer, M. S.,Green, P.,Allen, L. A.,Popma, J. J.,Ferrucci, L.,Forman, D. E.

Reperfusion times and in-hospital outcomes among patients with an isolated posterior myocardial infarction: Insights from the National Cardiovascular Data Registry (NCDR).
Waldo, S. W.,Brenner, D. A.,Li, S.,Alexander, K.,Ganz, P.

Use of ranolazine in patients with incomplete revascularization after percutaneous coronary intervention: Design and rationale of the Ranolazine for Incomplete Vessel Revascularization Post-Percutaneous Coronary Intervention (RIVER-PCI) trial.
Weisz, G.,Farzaneh-Far, R.,Ben-Yehuda, O.,Debruyne, B.,Montalescot, G.,Lerman, A.,Mahmud, E.,Alexander, K. P.,Ohman, E. M.,White, H. D.,Olmsted, A.,Walker, G. A.,Stone, G. W.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • Anthem HealthKeepers HMO/POS
  • Anthem KeyCare PPO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS North Carolina BlueOptions PPO
  • CIGNA HMO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • CIGNA PPO
  • Coventry Carelink Health Plans PPO
  • Coventry Virginia - HMO
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Health Net HMO - Employer Group
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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