William McAlexander, MD, FACS

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Cardiovascular & Thoracic Surgery 
2018 Brookwood Medical Center Dr
Medical Office C, Suite 215
Birmingham, AL 35209

Phone: (205) 877-2627

Patient Satisfaction Survey

Overall Satisfaction
4.9 out of 5
44 Ratings


Cardiovascular & Thoracic Surgeon


  • Board Certified in General Surgery
  • Fellow Member in American College of Surgeons
  • Board Eligible in Thoracic Surgery

Education and Training:

  • Medical School: Tulane University School of Medicine
  • Surgical Residency: University of Tennessee - Memphis
  • Cardiothoracic Fellowship: University of Alabama at Birmingham

Areas of Interest:

  • Coronary Artery Disease
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Atrial Septal Defects
  • Lung Cancer
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Hernias of the Diaphragm
  • Aortic Aneurysms
  • Disorders of the Thymus Gland
  • Chest Tumors
  • Pectus Excavatum
  • Pericardial Effusion


I cannot say enough good things about Dr. McAlexander and his team. They came in, were there every day, provided amazing care, and saved my husband's life. As far as I'm concerned, Shelby is the best cardiac surgical program in Alabama and in the Southeast! - L Hollis – Apr 30, 2020

Dr. Mcalexander is compassionate and takes time to explain complicated issues and help in the decision making process. He is a kind and brilliant surgeon. - Dec 19, 2019


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