Dr. Robert Wayne Alexander MD Cardiologist

Dr. Robert Alexander is a cardiologist in Atlanta, Georgia. He is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Emory University Hospital and W. G. (Bill) Heffner Veterans Affairs Medical Center. He received his medical degree from Duke University School of Medicine and has been in practice for 38 years. He is one of 94 doctors at Emory University Hospital and one of 6 at W. G. (Bill) Heffner Veterans Affairs Medical Center who specialize in Cardiovascular Disease.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Cardiologist: General Cardiology

Hospital Affiliation

Emory University Hospital
Ranked #44 in Cardiology & Heart Surgery

W. G. (Bill) Heffner Veterans Affairs Medical Center

Education & Medical Training

Duke University Hospital
Residency, Internal Medicine, 1969 - 1970

Duke University Hospital
Residency, Internal Medicine, 1974 - 1975

University of Washington
Residency, Internal Medicine, 1970 - 1971

Duke University Hospital
Fellowship, Cardiovascular Disease, 1975 - 1976

Duke University School of Medicine
Class of 1969

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified in Cardiovascular Disease

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified in Internal Medicine

GA State Medical License
Active through 2013

NC State Medical License

Publications & Presentations

Peroxisome proliferator-activated receptor γ coactivator-1α is a central negative regulator of vascular senescence.
Xiong, S.,Salazar, G.,Patrushev, N.,Ma, M.,Forouzandeh, F.,Hilenski, L.,Alexander, R. W.

A genetic risk variant for myocardial infarction on chromosome 6p24 is associated with impaired central hemodynamic indexes.
Patel, R. S., Morris, A. A., Ahmed, Y., Kavtaradze, N., Sher, S., Su, S., Zafari, A. M., Din-Dzietham, R., Waddy, S. P., Vaccarino, V., Alexander, R. W., Gibbons, G., Quyyumi, A. A.

Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Georgia Blue Choice HMO
  • BCBS Georgia BlueChoice Option POS
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • First Health PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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