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Garish K. Alexander, MD

  • General Surgery

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    Gary Alexander, MD, has been on staff at the Methodist Mansfield Medical Center since he began practicing as a minimally invasive general surgeon in 2007. During his tenure, he has served as the surgery department chair and as the trauma medical director at the hospital, as well as, spearheading the foundation of Methodist Mansfield Medical Center’s robotics program and its accreditation as a level III trauma center. In addition to his practice and leadership roles with Methodist, Dr. Alexander has also served on the teaching staff of John Peter Smith Health System for 10 years.

    Dr. Alexander graduated with a bachelor’s degree in physics from the University of Dallas in Irving, Texas in 1998, and earned his medical degree from the University of Texas Medical School at Houston in 2002. He completed his training at the Methodist Houston general surgery residency program, where he was chief resident 2007. Dr. Alexander is certified by the American Board of Surgery and is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons. He is also a Certified Physician Executive as accredited by the American Association for Physician Leadership.

    Dr. Alexander specializes in surgery of the gastrointestinal tract, including heartburn/reflux surgery, gallbladder surgery, hernia surgery, and colon surgery. He performs upper and lower endoscopy including colonoscopy for diagnostics and cancer screening. He also performs skin and soft tissue surgery, as well.

    Dr. Alexander is passionate about presenting his patients with the least invasive options possible. It is his highest priority to ensure patients are well versed in their treatment plan, receive only the highest-quality procedures, experience minimal pain during treatment, and undergo the shortest recovery time possible. He is trained to use the da Vinci® robotic surgical system and has performed over 600 robotic procedures since 2012. He is also a certified proctor for the da Vinci® robotic surgery system.

    In addition to his clinical pursuits, Dr. Alexander also has a heart for the City of Mansfield where he and his family reside, and he is personally invested in helping the community continue to grow. In his spare time, Dr. Alexander is an avid local sports fan and enjoys traveling when he can.

    Specialties
    • General Surgery
    Awards
    • Robotic Trained Surgeon
  • Insurance

    Accepted Health Plan information is only as accurate as the most current information submitted. Prior to your appointment, it is advisable to verify with a physician office that they are still a participating provider.

    • Aetna
    • Aetna
    • Aetna Leap Everyday
    • Aetna Medicare Advantage HMO
    • Aetna Medicare Advantage PPO
    • Aetna Medicare HMO
    • Aetna US Health Care POS
    • Aetna US Healthcare HMO
    • Aetna US Healthcare/PPO
    • Amerigroup Medicare Advantage
    • Amerigroup Star Plus
    • Baylor Scott& White Health Plan
    • Beech St PPO
    • Beech Street
    • Beech Street/Capp Care- PPO
    • Blue Medicare Advantage
    • BSWQA
    • Choice Care
    • Choice Care PPO (includes Humana)
    • ChoiceCare Humana
    • Cigna
    • Cigna
    • Cigna (OAP) Open Access
    • Cigna Local Plus
    • Cigna PPO True Access
    • Cigna/HMO
    • Cigna/PPO
    • Cook Children`s Health Plan
    • Cook Children`s Phys Assoc,PA
    • Galaxy Health Network PPO
    • Health Scope
    • HealthSmart GEPO
    • HealthSmart PPO
    • Healthspring Medicare
    • HMO
    • HMO - POS
    • Humana Choice Care
    • Humana Gold Plus MA HMO
    • Humana Gold Plus Medicare Advantage HMO
    • Humana Preferred
    • Interplan Health Group/Accountable
    • Local+
    • MA HMO
    • MA PPO
    • Medicaid Effective Date
    • Medicaid Insurance
    • Medicare
    • Medicare Advantage
    • Medicare Advantage
    • Medicare Advantage
    • Medicare Effective Date
    • Medicare Railroad
    • MMP
    • Molina Market Place
    • Private Healthcare Systems PPO
    • Scott & White
    • STAR Medicaid
    • Superior Healthplan Star Plus
    • Superior Medicare Advantage HMO
    • Texan Plus Medicare Advantage Plan (Universal American)
    • Texas True Choice
    • Tricare
    • United Healthcare
    • United Healthcare AARP Complete Choice/ Choice Essentials
    • United Healthcare HMO
    • United Healthcare PPO
Texas law prohibits hospitals from practicing medicine. The physicians on the Methodist Health System medical staff are independent practitioners who are not employees or agents of Methodist Health System or any of its affiliated hospitals.