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Alexandra Schmidek, MD
Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
4.9 out of 5
Would recommend this provider
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Areas of Expertise
Plastic and reconstructive surgery; melanoma treatment; Mohs reconstruction; skin cancer treatment and reconstruction; abdominoplasty; breast reconstruction; complex hernia repair; breast reduction; correction of gynecomastia
Special Interests

Melanoma treatment, Mohs reconstruction, skin cancer treatment and reconstruction, abdominoplasty (tummy tuck), breast reconstruction, complex hernia repair and component separation

Personal Information
Outside of her medical practice, Dr. Schmidek enjoys reading, equestrian sports and outdoor activities.
Clinical Experience
Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Cosmetic Services, Transgender Health
Board Certifications
American Board of Plastic Surgery
Education and Professional Achievements
Dartmouth Medical School, Hanover, N.H., 2000
General Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, 2001
Harvard Plastic Surgery Training Program, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, 2006
Patient Ratings and Comments
Patient Ratings
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Likelihood of recommending this provider
4.9 out of 5 stars
Provider showed concern
4.9 out of 5 stars
Provider explained things clearly
5.0 out of 5 stars
Provider included you in decisions
4.9 out of 5 stars
Patient Comments
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  Overall Patient Rating - November 2020
She's an amazing doctor and I'd highly recommend her to others. It's rare to find someone who treats transpatients as fully human.
  Overall Patient Rating - September 2020
As usual *Dr. Alexandra Schmidek was amazing.
  Overall Patient Rating - August 2020
Ease my fears explained in detail what I could expect.
  Overall Patient Rating - August 2020
Very impressed *Dr. Schmidek is knowledgeable, kind, thorough & non-judgmental. She discussed numerous options pros/cons and answered my questions & addressed my concerns.
  Overall Patient Rating - July 2020
Really impressed with *Dr. Schmidek abilities both to listen & to explain. I feel understood & have confidence in her skills as a surgeon.
  Overall Patient Rating - June 2020
*Dr. Schmidek was excellent & very skilled.
  Overall Patient Rating - March 2020
Took so much time & considered so many medical & non medical factors. This was a 2nd opinion & I am incredibly glad I got it. Night & day from first opinion. Super engagement approach, super person, super professional.