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Christian Alexander, MD

Christian Alexander, MD Physician

Dr. Alexander is a Penn Medicine employed physician.

Clinical Specialties

Specialty:

  • Anesthesiology and Critical Care

Programs & Centers:

Board Certification:

  • Anesthesiology, 1984

Practice Locations and Appointments

  • Anesthesia

    Penn Presbyterian Medical Center 223 Wright-Saunders 51 N. 39th Street Philadelphia, PA 19104 800-789-PENN (7366)

    A facility of Penn Presbyterian Medical Center

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna US Healthcare
  • Cigna
  • Cigna HealthSpring
  • Devon Health Services (Americare)
  • Gateway Health Plan
  • Geisinger Health Plan
  • HealthAmerica / HealthAssurance, a Coventry Plan
  • HealthPartners
  • HealthPartners Medicare
  • HealthSmart
  • Highmark Blue Shield
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • Humana / Choicecare
  • Independence Blue Cross (Keystone East)
  • Intergroup
  • Keystone First
  • Multiplan
  • NJ Medicaid
  • NJ Qualcare
  • Oxford Health Plan
  • PA Medicaid
  • PA Medicare
  • Preferred Care
  • Preferred Health Care/LGH
  • Rail Road Medicare / Palmetto GBA
  • Tricare
  • United Healthcare
  • UnitedHealthcare Community Plan
  • US Family Health Plan

Education and Training

Medical School: Duke University School of Medicine
Residency: University of North Carolina Hospitals
Residency: Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Fellowship: Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania

Memberships

American Society of Anesthesiologists, National Pennsylvania Society of Anesthesiologists, Local Philadelphia Society of Anesthesiologists, Local

Hospital Affiliation

Dr. Alexander is a Penn Medicine employed physician.

Hospital Privileges:

  • Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania: Has privileges to treat patients in the hospital.
  • Penn Presbyterian Medical Center: Has privileges to treat patients in the hospital.

Research

Selected Publications:

Alexander, CM: Positioninng of Patient of Operation Principles and Practice of Anesthesiology, 3nd edition : 1998.

Alexander CM: Positioning the Surgical Patient Dripps Introduction to Anesthesia, Ninth edition : 1997.

Williams, MJ, Alexander CM: Experiences of recovering substance abuse patients with anesthesia and surgery American Journal of Anesthesiology 23 : 14-20,1996.

Alexander CM: Perioperative ulnar nerve injury Current Reviews in Clinical Anesthesia 16 (3): 31-38,1995.

Alexander CM, Seifert HA, Blouin RT, Conard PF, Gross JB: Diphenhydramine enhances the interaction of hypercarbic and hypoxic ventilatory drive. Anesthesiology 80 : 789-795,1994.

Alexander CM, Teller LE, Gross JB: Slow injection does not prevent Midazolam-induced ventilatory depression. Anesth Analg 74 : 260-264,1992.

Alexander, CM: Positioning the Surgical Patient Dripps Introduction to Anesthesia, eighth edition : 1991.

Alexander CM, Teller LE, Gross JB: New discharge criteria decrease recovery room time after subarachnoid block. Anesth Analg 70 : 640-643,1989.

Alexander CM, Teller LE, Gross JB: Pulse oximetry: theoretical and practical considerations. Anesth Analg 68 : 368-376,1989.

Chen L, Williams JJ, Alexander CM, Ray RJ, Marshall C, Marshall BE: The effect of pleural pressure on the hypoxic pulmonary vasoconstrictor response in closed chest dogs. Anesth Analg 67 : 763-769,1988.

Academic Contact Info

Presbyterian Medical Center, University of Pennsylvania Health System
51 N. 39th Street

Philadelphia, PA 19104
Phone: (215) 662-8244
Fax: (215) 243-3234
Patient appointments: 800-789-PENN (7366)

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